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GUERNSEY & JERSEY LATEST BORDER UPDATES

Common Travel Area: Guernsey & Jersey are within the Common Travel. You do not need to complete the UK Government Travel Declaration Form for travel to the islands.

In accordance with the latest advice from the States of Guernsey and Government of Jersey if you are flying to Guernsey or Jersey, please read the following pre-departure information. 

Jersey:

From 28 May 2021
England, Scotland and Wales are classified as Green and Northern Ireland as Amber.

Fully vaccinated passengers arriving from a Green or Amber country do not need to isolate, however will be required to take a Day 0 PCR test.

For passengers who have not been fully vaccinated, the following requirements apply when arriving in Jersey:

  • Green* - Day 0 + Day 8 PCR test (if still in Jersey): Self-isolation until Day 0 negative test result - expected within an average of 12 hours
  • Amber - Day 0, Day 5 + Day 10 PCR test (if still in Jersey): Self-isolation until Day 5 negative test result
  • Red - Day 0, Day 5 & Day 10 PCR test: Self-isolation until Day 10 negative test result

Red, Amber and Green will restart for the rest of the world and will follow UK classifications.

Before 28 May 2021
Regions within the UK and Crown Dependencies are currently categorised into Green, Amber and Red bands with different testing and isolation requirements when arriving in Jersey.

  • Green* - Day 0 + Day 5 & Day 10 PCR test (if still in Jersey): Self-isolation until Day 0 negative test result - expected within an average of 12 hours
  • Amber - Day 0, Day 5 + Day 10 PCR test (if still in Jersey): Self-isolation until Day 5 negative test result
  • Red - Day 0, Day 5 & Day 10 PCR test: Self-isolation until Day 10 negative test result

Click here for the latest regional classifications

Pre-departure negative Covid test
*For arrivals from Green regions, it is possible to replace the need for a Day 0 test on arrival in Jersey and the need to isolate with evidence of a negative pre-departure PCR Covid test, this will need to be pre-approved prior to arrival in Jersey, more information is available here.

All arrivals
Everyone travelling to Jersey is required to complete an online registration form within 48 hours before departure, which will include a declaration of your travel history for the 14 days prior to arrival in Jersey.

JERSEY PRE-REGISTRATION FORM

General advice for travelling to Jersey can be found here.


Guernsey:

  • Category 1: Air bridge only, no isolation or testing requirements
  • Category 2: Day 1 + Day 7 PCR test, (if still in Guernsey) Self-isolation until Day 1 negative test result
  • Category 3: Day 1, Day 7 PCR test, Self-isolation until Day 7 negative test result
  • Category 4: Day 1, Day 13 PCR test, Self-isolation until Day 14 

From 1 July
Guernsey's borders are planned to re-open without regional classification.

From 14 May
Regions will be classified as Category 2, 3 or 4 which will determine testing and isolation requirements when arriving in Guernsey.

From 23 April
Regions will be classified as Category 3 or 4, or a 'Business Tunnel' which will determine testing and isolation requirements when arriving in Guernsey. 

Click here for the latest regional classifications

All arrivals
Everyone travelling to Guernsey is required to complete a travel tracker prior to arrival in Guernsey:

GUERNSEY TRAVEL TRACKER

General advice for travel to Guernsey can be found here, alternatively, please call the States of Guernsey Covid non-clinical helpline on 01481 717118.


If you have any questions you can call the Blue Islands Customer Care team on:
01234 589 200 (Mon-Fri: 09.00-16.00) or customercare@blueislands.com 

Border policies subject to change - for the very latest information please follow links to relevant websites for the States of Guernsey and Government of Jersey 

Our great value flights are now available to book until May 2022.

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For peace of mind, our flexible promise ensures you can change your flight without a change fee or choose a voucher should you be affected by a new change to regional travel classifications.

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Enhanced wellbeing - fly with confidence

The continued safety and wellbeing of our passengers and crew is always our highest priority which is why we have implemented enhanced wellbeing measures which includes all customers aged 11 and above wearing face masks.

There is an exemption to the requirement for a face covering for customers with medical grounds, such as respiratory difficulties. If you meet the exemption requirements, you may be asked to present supporting government documentation

This is one element of a series of enhanced wellbeing measures we have implemented which include:

  • Microbe Shield surface protection in the cabin
  • Aircraft touch point sanitation procedures
  • Cabin air is continuously replenished with fresh air every 5 - 7 minutes, the cabin may be slightly cooler than normal, therefore you may wish to have a jumper to hand
  • Seat allocation to maximise the distance between passengers in the cabin where possible.
  • Reduced contact points, with the exception of safety cards, all seat-back literature has been removed and there is no inflight service

We look forward to welcoming you on board.

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Whether surfing at Fistral Beach, dipping your feet in turquoise waters at Porthcurno or hunting for crabs at Treyarnon Bay, Cornwall is home to hundreds of stunning stretches of sand.

 

Fistral Beach

The iconic Fistral Beach has some of the most consistent waves in Europe, with huge swells and some cracking barrels. Fistral Beach is a surfers paradise and is the setting for many surfing competitions and the Boardmasters festival in August but is also a popular family beach, with parking, toilets, showers and cafés galore. Don’t forget to pick up some Rick Stein fish and chips.

Porthcurno Beach

Just along the coast from Penzance is an oasis of natural beauty. Famous for its soft white sand, crystal clear turquoise waters and open-air Minack Theatre carved into the cliffs above, Porthcurno Beach is described by some as a paradise.

Treyarnon Bay

This popular family beach boasts a vast expanse of fine sand at low water with plenty of nooks waiting to be discovered.Backed by sand dunes, Treyarnon Bay is a beautifully clean, north-west facing, sandy beach surrounded by low cliffs.

Sandymouth

If you’re after remoteness, Sandymouth feels miles from anywhere. Featuring dramatic cliffs, waist-deep rock pools and uninterrupted golden sand, there’s space for all activities. And at high tide, why not sit on the rocks or hike the South West Coast Path and enjoy the extraordinary views.

Watergate Bay

Three miles outside Newquay, Watergate Bay is an adrenalin-seeker’s playground. There’s surfing, kitesurfing, kayaking, paddle boarding and waveskiing. Sand lovers can rent a kite buggy or a land board and afterwards, refuel at The Beach Hut with delicious food and stunning sunsets. So don your wetsuit and find your water sport!

Kynance Cove

One of Cornwall’s most instagrammed locations, Kynance Cove on the Lizard Peninsula has an almost magical vibe. Marvel at pyramids of rare serpentine rock rising from the turquoise sea whilst indulging in a crab sandwich or cream tea from the highly recommended café.

Charlestown Beach

Get ready to be star struck. Besides ‘Poldark’, the Georgian port of Charlestown has appeared in ‘Doctor Who’, ‘Treasure Island’, ‘Alice in Wonderland’ and ‘Mansfield Park’. After relaxing on the beach, wander around the Grade II-listed harbour, discover the Poldark Exhibition and amble down to the Shipwreck & Heritage Centre.

Surf Beaches Cornwall

Surf Beaches

Boardmasters at Fistral Beach

Boardmasters

Porthminster Beach Cornwall

Porthminster Beach

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