Before leaving the UK, you will need to check the Government’s latest advice for the country, or countries, you would like to visit at gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice.
This advice is provided by the Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO) and includes important information such as:
You’ll need to check this information regularly before your trip and it’s a good idea to sign up to country specific email alerts so you’re across any important updates.
You can also read guidance from the Government about travelling overseas during the pandemic at the Coronavirus travel guidance page and find more information about staying safe abroad at the FCDO’s Travel Aware page.
There are no COVID-19 travel measures in place on return to the UK, except if you’re travelling from mainland China to England. There is currently a temporary requirement to take a pre-departure test due to rising COVID cases there. This applies to all direct and indirect flights originating from mainland China. Read the full advice at gov.uk.
How to show proof of vaccination / get a test for travel
For more information about how to show proof of vaccination and which tests you need for your holiday, visit our blog: How do I show proof of vaccination or get a COVID-19 test for my holiday?