You will need to ask for help if you require groceries, other shopping or medication. This page was last updated on Monday 7 December at 10:00hrs. It is your responsibility to book your day 1 test prior to travelling to Guernsey. On arrival, you will be given a testing kit which will include everything you need to take your sample. Sunday: 09:00 to 18:30, Alderney Airport Operating Hours (local time), Monday to Thursday: 07:40 to 18:30 [705.92 KB]. When in the UK, you will need to follow the UK’s self-isolation rules which can be found, Some FAQs have been produced on this topic and can be found atÂ, Children and Over 80s – loose stool, mild fever, not themselves with a cough presenting later, If you have no transport of your own and cannot access a lift to the testing centre at the Princess Elizabeth Hospital from a member of your householdÂ, Sanitise your hands before entering the taxi, Keep the car windows down throughout the journey, Follow other instructions given by the taxi driver, Andy Walford (AJ Taxis) -  07781 415100, Barry Harris (Bazzas Taxis) -  07781 169700 or 07781 129333, Ben Prigent (Pridge's Taxi) - 07781 449229, Colin Bush (Busheys Taxis) -  07781 159799, Glen Pontin (Guernsey Taxis) -  07781 154254, Ian Vaudin (Donkey Taxis) -  07839 747667, John Bishop (Johns Taxis) -  07781 112048, Prestige Taxi Services -  07781 115522, Sean Harvey (Harveys Taxis) - 07781 406222, ou should self-isolate on your own or within your travel party if you have all travelled together. Please do not visit your GP or the Emergency Department at the hospital unannounced. [344.97 KB], Phase 5c - Self-swab instructions You must be aware that there may be ramifications if you test positive, are identified as a close contact of a positive case, or self-isolation requirements change at short notice. Travel in your area, including international travel, may be restricted because of domestic regulations. This also applies to countries you transit through. If you cannot register a new journey. No stops should be made until you reach your final destination, nor lifts given to others. Some people arriving into the UK are required to self-isolate for a period of 14 days.  However, if you are travelling to the UK from the Bailiwick and have been in the Common Travel Area (UK, Ireland, Isle of Man and Channel Islands) for the last 14 days, you will not be required to self-isolate on arrival in the UK. The situation regarding COVID-19 is changing and evolving daily. Latest weekly Covid-19 rates for local authority areas in England Hastings, Broxbourne and Waltham Forest are among the areas recording the biggest week-on-week increases. A person may enter the Princess Elizabeth Hospital to visit a patient who is seriously ill if the management of the hospital agrees and if a method statement has been agreed with Public Health. As two of the first British Isles to be Covid-19-free, the development of an air bridge offers you safe travel between our two island destinations, and a no doubt welcome break to the more southerly Islands of Guernsey. Travellers are asked to take a test for COVID-19 on arrival at the port. When you leave the airport or harbour, you MUST go straight to your final destination. Please ensure that you have transport organised to take you to your accommodation. The Bailiwick of Guernsey entered into Phase 5c of its Exit from Lockdown framework on Wednesday 28 August. a campsite or boat), Once registered, you can amend your self-isolation address under exceptional circumstances, by completing an online form which can be found. Families groups will receive their test results by telephone call. Anyone arriving into the Bailiwick will need to create a Travel Tracker account and register their journey. In a small contained environment such as the cabin of a plane, the use of a face mask can prevent the spread of infectious droplets from an infected person to someone else. Travellers can choose to have a test on arrival and on Day 7, with self-isolation until they have received a negative test result from the Day 7 test. Make sure you social distance your vehicle with at least one free car space distance. If you are travelling on a Business Tunnel – please register and select the ‘no test – 14 day self-isolation’ option. Prior to students and passengers arriving at your vehicle, consider wearing a facemask. Urgent talks are taking place between the leaders of the devolved administrations and Cabinet Office Minister Michael Gove as calls mount to scrap plans for an easing of Covid-19 restrictions over Christmas. This should be shown to the Welcome Team or the Guernsey Border Agency on arrival in the Bailiwick. They will then be subject to 'enhanced passive follow-up' until the 14th day after their arrival in Guernsey. COVID-19 risk in Guernsey is low. If you are staying in a shared household in the Bailiwick and you receive a positive PCR test result, the other people in your household will be required to self-isolate for 14 days from the time of the test. There are currently no changes to the current medevac operations, including the transportation of urgent medical and pathology supplies. This is to ensure students are not in the terminal building waiting to be collected. This means that you cannot stop to go shopping or go to a restaurant. [420.67 KB], PrasÄ«ba paÅ¡izolēties saskaņā ar ārkārtas pilnvaru - Latvian Self-Isolation Form and Receipt Bailiwick residents returning to the Bailiwick from abroad and transiting through the UK who are not exempt because of the reasons mentioned above will have to self-isolate (regardless of any symptoms) for the time that they are in the UK, but they do not have to stay in the UK for as long as 14 days. Anyone in enhanced passive follow-up is strongly advised to where a facemask and practice social distancing when they are outside their home, including at work. This includes travellers who have been given an exemption – more information is available below. External Guernsey Press If you choose to, or need to, self-isolate with other members of your household who have not travelled with you, you will need to inform the booking team of this when they call you to arrange your test. Do not go to work, school or public areas, and do not use public transport or taxis until you have been told that it is safe to do so. The full details of Phase 5c, including the criteria for each category group and the testing and self-isolation requirements can be found at https://covid19.gov.gg/guidance/travel/phase5c. Find the top side with the metal or stiff edge, Cover your mouth and nose with the mask and make sure there are no gaps between your face and the mask. This is to detect late presenting infections and is in line with ECDC guidance. Testing programme for travellers – Pilot scheme Day 13 testing, Advice for collecting passengers arriving home from university and college for Christmas holidays from Guernsey Ports, Travelling to and from the UK, including in transit, Using taxis to travel to the testing drive-through. The use of a face mask does not remove the need to practice good respiratory hygiene. [571.26 KB], Media Briefing Slides - 13 November 2020 However, as you are in self isolation, please ask them to do this from a distance, either waving to you from the airport viewing gallery or by the viewing platform or side of the harbour. Guernsey reported its first coronavirus case since May on September 7. This sees the introduction of testing on arrival for the vast majority of travellers coming into the Bailiwick and four category groups for countries and regions: : There will be no testing or self-isolation requirements. There should be no physical contact, such as handshakes, hugs or kisses. Once you have completed your test, please ensure the lid is secure and then take it in the envelope to the exit desk. A list of self-isolation accommodation providers can be found below. Travel is currently permitted by Scottish law between level 0, 1 and 2 local authority areas in Scotland and. ... COVID-19 updates. Children aged 12 to 17 will need to be tested and must be added to the account of one travelling adult. All other travellers arriving into the Bailiwick, including critical workers, medical, compassionate and business tunnel travellers, need to create a Travel Tracker account and register their journey. Therefore, if you are travelling as a couple and only have one email address between you, you will need to create a new account for the second person. Distance yourself in the vehicle as far as practicable possible, students and other passengers should be in the rear with windows open for the drive home. It can also prevent the potential contamination of the environment by these droplets. [225.94 KB], Phase 5c - Self-swab instructions [692.29 KB], Testa veikÅ¡ana ar vienu vates kociņu degunam un rÄ«klei - Latvia Travel advice for the Bailiwick is now as follows: No non-essential travel. You must remain in your home - except for getting medical care. BUPA UK) and therefore it is essential for people visiting Guernsey to ensure that they have adequate healthcare cover and to check the small print of their policies.  All policies are different dependent upon the level of cover they have purchased. This will then register your self-isolation address in the Bailiwick if you have to remain in the Bailiwick beyond the terms of your Business Tunnel due to travel disruption. Different rules … You will be required to self-isolate on your return to the Bailiwick. The Bailiwick of Guernsey is now in Phase 5c of the Exit from Lockdown Framework. Let students and other passengers place their own luggage in the vehicle. External Guernsey … [705.92 KB]. It is recommended that you check your travel insurance cover before travelling. There is also a short list of exemptions for those who, due to their type of work or purpose of their visit, will not be required to self-isolate. The countries and regions included within each category can be found here and the category self-isolation requirements can be found here. More information on current travel self-isolation requirements can be found at https://covid19.gov.gg/guidance/travel/phase5c. The categorisation of a country or region at the time you register your journey will determine your self-isolation requirements. A negative test on day 13 will be very reassuring to them, their families and the community. Some travellers to Guernsey will only have to isolate until they receive a negative coronavirus test under the next stage of border rules relaxation. For further details on immigration, please contact the Guernsey Border Agency Office on +44 (0) 1481 741420 or e-mail: immigration@gba.gov.gg You will be required to self-isolate on your arrival in the Bailiwick of Guernsey. Guernsey received plaudits for closing its borders quickly, which resulted in the island having zero active cases of Covid-19 for 129 days, before the virus was detected in a … Travellers are required to provide this information using the Travel Tracker. Please note that buses cannot be used as a means of transport to your self-isolation address. If you are travelling as a family or group, children can only be registered on one adult’s account. Please note that, other than in exceptional circumstances - or if you have travelled for medical or compassionate reasons - you will be required to find this accommodation yourself. It is therefore essential to ensure that you have adequate funding available or travel insurance to cover all such eventualities, prior to arranging travel. In some cases, this may take up to 90 minutes, so we ask for your patience. Travel. The COVID-19 pandemic in Guernsey is part of the worldwide pandemic of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2).The Bailiwick's first case was identified on 9 March 2020 in Guernsey, and transmission within the island was confirmed on 24 March 2020. Please do not stop to shop for groceries etc on the way. If you have no transport of your own and cannot access a lift to the testing centre at the Princess Elizabeth Hospital from a member of your household and have no symptoms of COVID-19 (a new continuous cough, a sore throat, muscle aches, headache/sinus pain, a fever, a high temperature, shortness of breath) you can use a taxi.Â, When booking, you must inform the taxi company that you are booking to go for a COVID-19 test at the hospital drive-through. This also reduces the risks to all other airport users. [705.04 KB], Kombinierter Rachen-Nasen-Abstrich – So geht's - German How will I get to my final destination, where I will be self-isolating? Only 'critical' travellers will not be required to self-isolate. Children under the age of 12 will not be tested on arrival, but will have a test on Day 7 if applicable. Taxis can be booked in advance – guidance for transport to self-isolation can be found on https://covid19.gov.gg/guidance/travel/general. Non-essential visits to … However, as you are in self isolation, please ask them to do this from a distance, either waving to you from the airport viewing gallery or by the viewing platform or side of the harbour. We understand that you may have friends or relatives who wish to greet you on your arrival. For the latest on how the States has categorised countries and UK regions, and what it means for your arrival, please click here. CDC recommends that people at increased risk for severe illness from COVID-19 talk to their healthcare providers before traveling to Guernsey. When asked if they need to register any children travelling with them, please select ‘no’. Day 7 tests will be taken by a clinician at the Princess Elizabeth Hospital testing facility. You will be called by the Scheduling Team to arrange a test either at the Princess Elizabeth Hospital or the Mignot Memorial Hospital in Alderney. This sees the introduction of testing on arrival for the vast majority of travellers coming into the Bailiwick and four category groups for countries and regions: Categories 1-4. These will be provided to passengers at check-in before departure. In this circumstance, you will need to inform the booking team of this when they call you to arrange your test. Category 2: Travellers will have to self-isolate until they receive a negative results from their test on arrival. This could mean having to find additional or alternative accommodation for each person involved. More information on self-isolation can be found here. The Bailiwick of Guernsey entered into Phase 5c of its Exit from Lockdown framework on Wednesday 28 August. Due to social distancing guidelines, and space constraints in the landside arrivals hall, Guernsey Ports is discouraging family/friends to greet students in the passenger terminal buildings at airports or the harbour. The States of Guernsey do not endorse any particular company. For a more detailed step by step guide on the process of self-swabbing please see the download below. For further details on immigration, please contact the Guernsey Border Agency Office on +44 (0) 1481 741420 or e-mail: immigration@gba.gov.gg This means that you cannot stop to go shopping or go to a restaurant. The full details of Phase 5c, including the criteria for each category group and the testing and self-isolation requirements can be found at, https://covid19.gov.gg/guidance/travel/phase5c. Please note: if you have already registered your self-isolation address on the travel tracker, you can amend this, by completing an online form which can be found here. Passengers are asked to bring their own where possible, but for travellers unable to source one, a mask will be provided at the airport or port. Explore stunning scenery and winding coastal paths, either guided or self-guided, and see what inspired great works from masters such as Renoir and Hugo. If a person's travel history is complicated or unclear, they will be initially given a 14-day self-isolation order by the Guernsey Border Agency to avoid delays. [692.29 KB], Wymóg samoizolacji na podstawie przepisów o uprawnieniach w sytuacjach nadzwyczajnych - Polish Self-Isolation Form and Receipt Bailiwick residents returning to the Bailiwick from abroad and transiting through the UKÂ, who are not exempt because of the reasons mentioned above will have to self-isolate, You will be required by the UK authorities to complete a form to provide journey and contact details before travelling to the UK. EasyJet is offering discounted coronavirus tests for passengers in a bid to boost demand for air travel. [797.59 KB], Self-isolation Guidance For Persons Transiting Guernsey or Alderney - 21 March 2020 You will not be able to travel during this self-isolation period and you will have to make arrangements to remain in the Bailiwick if your planned stay is shorter than the self-isolation period. [698.71 KB], Réaliser un prélèvement dans le nez et la gorge soi-même - French The Bailiwick health care system is not part of the NHS, and there is no reciprocal health agreement between the Islands and the UK.Â. This will be a self-swab undertaken at the airport or harbour. [420.67 KB], Testa veikšana ar vienu vates kociņu degunam un rīklei - Latvia Self-isolation is separating yourself from physical contact with the rest of the community (including those who you live with, where possible) for a specified period of time. must comply with any additional conditions and restrictions imposed from time to time by the Medical Officer of Health. And, depending on your travel history, you will need to self-isolate on arrival into Guernsey for either 7 or 14 days. Guidance on 'essential' and 'critical' travel is being … Therefore, if a country/region you have visited moves from Category 3 to 4 after you have registered your journey, you will not be subject to a mandatory 14-day self-isolation period. Further information on self-isolation can be found on the States of Guernsey’s website: https://covid19.gov.gg/support/protect. Day 1 is the day you travel into the Bailiwick, whatever time you arrive. The individual being tested must keep their mask in place until instructed to remove it by a member of the testing team. Fines of up to £10, 000 apply if you break self-isolation. Support staff will be available to help anyone who is unclear on what they need to do. They will then be subject to ‘enhanced passive follow-up’ until a test on Day 7. Support staff will be available to help anyone who is unclear on what they need to do. [450.11 KB], Cerințele privind autoizolarea prevăzute de Emergency Powers - Romanian Form and Receipt If your travel is disrupted and you need to amend your travel history you can go online to the Travel Tracker and register a new journey. The Director of Public Health is advising all Guernsey residents to consider avoiding all non-essential travel to and from the Bailiwick. A list of taxi operators currently doing arrival pick-ups can be found here. Please ensure you have read the full guidance document available below.Â, Travel to the UK from the Bailiwick of Guernsey. Coronavirus travel information Country and region risk assessment. Category 1: There will be no testing or … How will I get to my final destination, where I will be self-isolating? Coronavirus Covid-19 Update As we continue to exit from lock down, travel restrictions do still remain in place. This can be done by: Please note that buses cannot be used as a means of transport to your self-isolation address. Those undertaking essential travel (i.e. If you have a mobile device with camera, this will speed up the process on arrival. The individual was a passenger who has recently come back from the UK. The mandatory self-isolation period will end when you have received a negative PCR rest. Testing and self-isolation requirements may change from the time of booking your travel to your arrival. They will then be subject to 'enhanced passive follow-up' until the 14th day after their arrival in Guernsey. This follows the decision by the World Health Organisation (WHO) to declare a COVID-19 Pandemic. Only one passenger is permitted per journey, unless it is a returning couple/family and they are going to self-isolate together. It is recommended that only one driver should collect passengers from the airports or harbours. 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