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Requirements When travelling to Britain


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Travel to Britain from the Netherlands

Currently England is listed as an "Amber country". This means that only essential travel is allowed. If you travel with an essential reason, please be aware of the test, quarantine and passenger locator form requirements. Even if passengers are vaccinated, Amber country rules must be followed by all those intended to travel to Britain.

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 Last updated 20 May 2021

 

Passengers travelling to the United Kingdom from Holland

If you do not comply with the UK Government requirements to enter the UK as per the below, you will be refused boarding our vessels at check-in.

ESSENTIAL INFORMATION TO ENTER ENGLAND FROM OVERSEAS

Everyone entering England from overseas (including UK nationals and residents) must provide proof of a negative COVID-19 test taken within 3 days prior to direct departure to England.

Fill in your Passenger Locator Form up to 48 hours before arrival. You must declare all countries you have visited or transited through in the 10 days prior to your arrival on your Passenger Locator Form.
Before departure Check the list of red, amber and green countries, as the list can change regularly.

Red list passengers
1. Book a managed quarantine package
www.gov.uk/guidance/booking-and-staying-in-a-quarantine-hotel-when-you-arrive-in-england
2. Complete a passenger locator form
www.gov.uk/provide-journey-contact-details-before-travel-uk

You can only enter if you are a British or Irish National, or you have residence rights in the UK. You must enter through a designated port of entry and quarantine in a government approved hotel for 10 days.

Amber list passengers
1. Book tests for day 2 and 8
www.gov.uk/guidance/how-to-quarantine-when-you-arrive-in-england
2. Complete a passenger locator form
www.gov.uk/provide-journey-contact-details-before-travel-uk
3. Make plans to self-quarantine in private accommodation for 10 full days after arrival (or full duration of stay if less than 10 days)

Green list passengers
1. Book a test for day 2
www.gov.uk/guidance/how-to-quarantine-when-you-arrive-in-england
2. Complete a passenger locator form
www.gov.uk/provide-journey-contact-details-before-travel-uk

These measures apply to all persons (including UK nationals and residents) arriving in the UK from outside the common travel area comprising the United Kingdom, Ireland, the Isle of Man, and the Channel Islands. The British Overseas Territories are not in the common travel area. Public health requirements may vary depending upon in which nation of the UK you’re staying.

England: www.gov.uk/uk-border-control

Northern Ireland: www.nidirect.gov.uk/articles/coronavirus-covid-19-international-travel-advice

Scotland: www.gov.scot/publications/coronavirus-covid-19-international-travel-quarantine/pages/overview/

Wales: gov.wales/arriving-wales-overseas

Failure to comply with these measures is a criminal offence and you could be fined. There are a limited set of exemptions from these measures. Check the list of exemptions carefully. You may be fined if you fraudulently claim an exemption.