The UK government have listed a number of countries into the red list which means they are the highest risk from Covid and should not be visited and non-UK residents from the red list are currently refused entry to the UK.

Please check gov website for further information on the list of countries:
https://www.gov.uk/guidance/red-amber-and-green-list-rules-for-entering-england

Travel to the UK may not be permitted if you’ve been in a red list country in the previous 10 days unless you’re a British national, an Irish national or anyone with residence rights in the UK.

Those allowed to enter England who may have been to a red list country within the past 10 days before arrival will have to quarantine for 10 full days in a managed quarantine hotel.

A coronavirus test must be taken on or before day 2 and then again on the 8th day of quarantining follow the national restrictions.

Providing false or deliberately misleading information when filling out your passenger locator form is an offence punishable by imprisonment.

Requirements & forms before the flight

When arriving in the UK all arrivals must provide a negative test that has been taken within the past 72 hours and complete a Passenger Locator Form before arriving in the UK.

Please find more information about the form and what is required for it to be completed here.

Be sure to have completed any tests you may need before completing the passenger locator form. Even if you have been vaccinated you must follow these rules.

Finding and booking hotels before the flight

The UK has introduced a quarantine package to those coming from outside of the UK, these travellers must purchase the package which includes stay in a hotel including food and drink whilst there.

There are a number of hotels available with 4,600 rooms set aside for these quarantining arrivals. The charge for a single adult is £1,750.

If you ignore the quarantine, you could risk fines ranging from £5,000 rising to £10,000.

PCR test in the UK

The UK government requires COVID-19 PCR tests, which you'll need to take on day 2 and day 8 of your stay find out more about the test by visiting: https://www.gov.uk/get-coronavirus-test

Updated May 2021

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