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While you are getting ready for your next cruise holiday we are here to do all we can to make sure you have an enjoyable trip.

Travel advice and requirements are subject to frequent change and so we recommend staying up to date with travel advice ahead of any planned travel.

Please read our content carefully or click the below links to navigate to the information.

  • Travel Checklist & Useful Information
  • Travel Insurance
  • Passenger Locator Form
  • Passport Requirements
  • Healthcare

Travel Checklist & Useful Information

We advise you to ensure that you are up to date on the latest travel advice and information. Here is our round up of the useful information and guidance that we recommend reading at the time of booking and in the lead up to your holiday.

Latest Travel Advice
Check https://travelaware.campaign.gov.uk for all the UK Government’s latest travel advice in one place

Travel Alerts
You can sign up for travel alerts and destination specific information at https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice. This includes any visa requirements, entry restrictions, screening or quarantine requirements for your destination

COVID-19 Test
You may be required to take a COVID-19 test ahead of travelling to another country. We advise you to check this at least 2 weeks before travel at https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice, and if needed arrange a private test. You may be required to take a COVID-19 test ahead of travelling to another country. We advise you to check this at least 2 weeks before travel at https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice, and if needed arrange a private test. From 18th January, if you intend to travel to England or Scotland, you must now provide evidence of a negative COVID-19 test result taken up to 3 days before departure. This includes UK nationals returning home from travel abroad. If you do not comply (and you do not have a valid exemption) your airline or carrier may refuse you boarding and/or you may be fined on arrival. For more information visit https://www.gov.uk/guidance/travel-advice-novel-coronavirus

Air Travel Guidance
Read the air travel guidance on steps to take if you’re flying. You can find this at https://www.gov.uk/guidance/coronavirus-covid-19-safer-air-travel-guidance-for-passengers 

Provider Requirements
Check with your cruise line or accommodation provider for their requirements to travel and any additional health and safety protocols. You can find this information at https://www.cruise118.com/cruise-hub/cruise-line-requirements-protocols/ 

Travel Advice Changes
Be aware that travel advice can change during your holiday, so ensure that you check the latest advice during your holiday, as well as before departure

Travel Insurance

We advise you to check that your travel insurance includes cover for COVID-19 to ensure you have adequate protection in the event that you, or a member of your party test positive for COVID-19 ahead of, or during your holiday, and are required to isolate and unable to travel.

  • You are not entitled to a refund if you are prevented from travelling due to COVID-19
  • You may not be entitled to a refund if you are refused boarding by the cruise line at embarkation
  • You may not be entitled to any additional costs incurred as a result of needing to self isolate during your holiday

However, we will always provide reasonable assistance in supporting any of our customers in making necessary arrangements or changes to their holiday before departure or during their holiday.

Passenger Locator Form

The UK Government requires all people over the age of 18 travelling outside of the UK to complete a Passenger Locator Form. This form needs to be completed 48 hours before re-entering the UK from any country, even if this country is in the travel corridors list. You may be fined if you have not completed the form by the time you reach the UK border.

This form has to be completed and submitted on the Gov.uk website, https://www.gov.uk/provide-journey-contact-details-before-travel-uk 

This is a free service, and after completion, you will receive a QR code via email. You can print this out or show it on your phone as proof of completion.

Passport Requirements

When the UK leaves the EU on 31st December 2020, the passport requirements for travel will change. It is essential that you check the new requirements and ensure your passport is valid for travel.

Travel up until 31st December 2020
The transition period lasts until 31st December 2020. During this time, everything will remain the same, and there are no extra requirements for UK citizens when travelling to Europe.

Travel after 1st January 2021
When the UK leaves the EU there are some extra steps you will need to take to be ready for your trip.

Check to see if your passport will still be valid. If you have a British passport, You should have at least 6 months left on your UK passport and it needs to be less than 10 years old, or you may not be able to travel.

You can use the Government’s passport checker to see if you need to renew your passport. The UK Government has also provided full details of the new requirements. Please ensure you check these details in full at https://www.gov.uk/guidance/passport-rules-for-travel-to-europe-from-1-january-2021 

Healthcare

The European Health Insurance Card may not be valid from 1st January 2021. You will need to take out comprehensive travel insurance with sufficient healthcare cover, including cover for existing medical conditions and any activities you plan to do. 

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