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Travel

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PRIOR TO DEPARTURES

Plan ahead to save time upon arrival.

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AIRPORT AND HARBOUR

What to do when you arrive.

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VISITORS - TESTING

World-class testing procedures and safe entry.

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1. Travel - requirements

  • Ensure you have medical travel insurance in place. 
  • Complete a pre departure registration form.
  • Regions within the UK are now categorised into three bands (Green, Amber and Red) with different testing and isolation requirements when arriving into Jersey. This is part of the Government of Jersey’s Safer Travel Policy. For any arrivals from the Green category, the requirement remains a simple free test on arrival at Jersey Airport or Jersey Harbour.
    • Green -  Day 0 and Day 5 PCR test (if still in Jersey): all passengers have to self-isolate on arrival while waiting the first negative test result. From this date, results are expected to be returned within 12 hours.
    • Amber - Day 0 and Day 5 PCR test: Self-isolation until a second negative test result.
    • Red - Day 0 PCR test: Mandatory 14-day self-isolation.
  • Day 0 tests results are expected within 12 hours.
  • To view the most up to date list of countries and regions, and their statuses, click here.
  • Agree to a PCR test upon arrival or self-quarantine for 14 days.
  • Agree to be contacted by our contract tracing team for the duration of your stay.
  • Adhere to all public health guidance.
 

2. Prior to departures - procedure

  • Everyone planning to travel to Jersey is required to complete an online registration form before departure. Please click here.
  • Disclose all countries and regions visited, other than country of departure, within 14 days of your arrival into Jersey. For more information on declaring travel history, please click here
  • Ensure you have medical travel insurance.
 

3. Airport and harbour - upon arrival

  • All arrivals must comply with the precautionary measures applied in Jersey airport (wearing masks, maintaining 1m social distance and washing hands regularly).
  • Visitors will undergo PCR testing on arrival in Jersey; visitors must self-isolate while waiting the first negative test result. From this date, results are expected to be returned within 12 hours.
  • Visitors must also be available to the Contact Tracing Team and follow Public Health guidance for the duration of their stay in Jersey. 
 

4. Visitors - testing

  • Anyone testing positive must self-isolate for 14 days. Our Contact Tracing Team will support you and talk you through the self-isolation process.
  • If help is needed, the Government of Jersey will ensure that adequate accommodation will be provided.
  • With travel resuming our tourism industry including hotels, restaurants, guesthouses, bars and visitor attractions are committed to ensuring you have the safest break possible. From the moment you arrive at the airport to when you check into your hotel, whether you take an exhilarating RIB trip, explore our many heritage experiences or have a relaxing day at the beach, we've ensured your wellbeing is safeguarded every step of the way.
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What is Jersey doing to keep you safe?

 

With travel resuming our tourism industry including hotels, restaurants, guesthouses, bars and visitor attractions are committed to ensuring you have the safest break possible. From the moment you arrive at the airport to when you check into your hotel, whether you take a relaxing boat trip, explore our many heritage experiences or have a relaxing day at the beach, we've ensured your wellbeing is safeguarded every step of the way.  

Staying safe on your island break

Whilst visiting the island, it is important that you take the recommended government measures to keep safe.
Physical distancing is important, keep a space of one metre between yourself and others where possible and avoid close contact including shaking hands and hugs. 
 
If you sneeze, cover your mouth and nose with a tissue, or your sleeve. More about how to protect yourself and others here.

Frequently Asked Questions

When is Jersey open to visitors?  

Jersey reopened its borders on Friday 03 July 2020. Travel is subject to airlines flight schedules. It is recommended that you check Jersey’s safer travel guidelines as well as latest travel advisory guidelines of your departure destination prior to travel.  

What are the procedures for tourists arriving into Jersey? 

An online registration form must be completed before you travel to Jersey and you must disclose all countries visited within 14 days of your arrival. Visitors have a choice to either undergo a PCR test upon arrival into Jersey or self-quarantine for 14 days. 

Regions within the UK are now categorised into three bands (Green, Amber and Red) with different testing and isolation requirements when arriving into Jersey. This is part of the Government of Jersey’s Safer Travel Policy. For any arrivals from the Green category, the requirement remains a simple free test on arrival at Jersey Airport and Jersey Harbour. 

  • Green - Day 0 PCR test and Day 5 PCR test: visitors must self-isolate while waiting the first negative test result. From this date, results are expected to be returned within 12 hours.
  • Amber - Day 0 and Day 5 PCR test: Self-isolation until a second negative test result
  • Red - Day 0 PCR test: Mandatory 14-day self-isolation

What are the travel requirements? 

  • Ensure you have completed a pre-departure registration form
  • Ensure you declare any countries and regions you have visited within 14 days prior to arriving in Jersey. 
  • Be available to the Contact Tracing Team and follow Public Health guidance for the duration of their stay in Jersey. 

What are the procedures upon arrival at Jersey airport and harbour? 

  • If you undergo a PCR test, you must self-isolate while waiting the first negative test result. From this date, results are expected to be returned within 12 hours.
  • All arrivals must comply with the precautionary measures applied in Jersey airport and harbours (wearing masks, maintaining 1m social distance and washing hands regularly). 

What happens if I test positive for COVID-19? 

  • If tested positive, the contact tracing team will be in touch to advise and visitors must provide information on whom they have had close contact with, in the days prior to receiving the test result. Our Contact Tracing Team will support you and talk you through the self-isolation process. 
  • If help is needed, the Government of Jersey will ensure that adequate accommodation will be provided at no additional cost to the traveller.
  • If you are required to self-isolate and do not have access to a suitable location, you should raise this when you receive your positive result or should contact the helpline at the earliest opportunity on +44(0) 1534 445566.