Coronavirus

Following the outbreak of the Coronavirus, our flights to and from alot of Countries around the world have been cancelled untill further notice.

 

When we find out more about the outbreak we will update this page 

 

These are the 40 countries and territories that British travellers are now banned from entering:

 

United States

 

On March 14, the US government extended an existing European travel ban to the UK and Ireland , with the exception of returning US citizens and legal residents.

The FCO subsequently updated its advice on March 15 and now advises against all but essential travel to the whole country.

The update was a way for the British government to officially inform its citizens about the extension of the ban and advise that they should not travel.

 

Italy

 

The FCO advises against all but essential travel to all of Italy, including Sicily and Sardinia. Authorities in Italy have advised against travel for tourism purposes and said tourists already on holiday in Italy should limit their movements to those necessary to return to the place where they live.

 

Spain

 

The FCO updated its advice on Spain in the early hours of March 15, advising against all but essential travel to the whole country .

 

Spain has declared a State of Emergency (“Estado de Alarma”), which introduces a series of measures including significant restrictions on movement throughout the country in response to the coronavirus outbreak.

Spain has also extented their lockdown for another 15 days

 

United Kingdom

The UK PM updated its advice on United Kingdom to Stay In Doors From March 23rd after the UK Diding Listen to the Advice to stay two Meters APart While Going About on daily Buniness, The UK PM also has told all Bars,Restraunts and other Public Businesses to close, advising against all but essential travel to the whole country .

The UK has declared a Lockdown which introduces a series of measures including significant restrictions on movement throughout the country in response to the coronavirus outbreak Will be Affective From Monday 23rd March and will last for 21 days ( 3 weeks)  then the PM will Revew the progress and deside if a tougher Lockdown is required. UK Government Looking Towards a 6 Month Lockdown looking towards September 2020.

 

France

The FCO updated its advice on Spain in the early hours of March 15th, advising against all but essential travel to the whole country .

France has declared a State of Emergency which introduces a series of measures including significant restrictions on movement throughout the country in response to the coronavirus outbreak Will be Affective From Tuesday 17th March from Midday and will last for 15 days

 

Denmark

British nationals are advised against all but essential travel to the whole country, after Danish authorities announced they would be closing the borders for a month in response to the pandemic.

Foreign nationals who “do not have a recognised purpose for entering Denmark” will be barred from entry.

 

Cyprus

The FCO has advised against all but essential travel to Cyprus. They have advised people to follow the advice of the Cypriot authorities, including leaving their tourist accommodation by March 21. All hotels and tourist accommodation have been instructed to close by Saturday until April 30. A state of emergency was declared in the country on Sunday.

 

Portugal

The FCO advises against all but essential travel to the Portuguese archipelagos of Madeira and the Azores - The authorities have announced that travellers from areas of community transmission of the coronavirus, including the UK and the Portuguese mainland, will be required to enter mandatory self-quarantine for 14 days on arrival.

Morocco

Flights to and from the UK will be suspended from midnight March, 16. Passenger ferry links between Morocco and Spain and Gibraltar have already been suspended. The FCO advise if you are already visiting Morocco, you should urgently contact your airline or tour operator and arrange to leave as soon as possible.

 

South Africa

The FCO advises against all but essential travel to South Africa following restrictions announced limiting who can enter the country. Authorities said travellers from high-risk countries, including the UK and US, would not be permitted to enter the country from March 18. Visitors from high-risk countries, including the UK, who have entered the country since mid-February will be required to present themselves for testing.

Jamaica

Only Jamaican citizens, spouses and children of Jamaican citizens and foreign residents of Jamaica travelling from the UK, directly or indirectly, will be allowed to enter. The Foreign and Commonwealth Office advise against all but essential travel to Jamaica due to restrictions imposed by the Jamaican authorities in response to the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic. British nationals who wish to leave Jamaica are encouraged to make travel arrangements urgently before airlines reduce direct and indirect flight options.

 

Czech Republic

The Czech government declared a State of Emergency in response  . From midnight 13 March, (between Friday 13 March and Saturday 14 March), citizens from fifteen countries, including the UK, will not be permitted to enter the Czech Republic. Exceptions to this rule are UK citizens with permanent or temporary residency.

 

Lithuania

The Lithuanian Government has declared quarantine over the entire territory of Lithuania, effective from Monday, March 16 until March 30. The FCO are now advising against all but essential travel due to the restrictions. Travellers will need to keep up to date with information from their tour operator, transport or accommodation provider on the impact on any existing travel plans.

 

Norway

The department advises against all but essential travel to Norway, after the Norwegian authorities said that all non-resident visitors would be asked to leave Norway on arrival. A number of airports, including Oslo Gardermoen and Bergen Flesland, are already refusing entry to all non-resident travellers and returning them to their point of departure as soon as is practically possible. British nationals legally resident in Norway will be allowed to enter the country but must enter self-quarantine for 14 days.

 

Slovakia

The FCO advise against all but essential travel to the whole country due to travel restrictions implemented by the Slovak Government related to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The Slovak government has declared a State of Emergency and announced a range of restrictions on travel and events. No end date has been specified for most of these. The government has announced that only Slovak citizens and foreigners with permanent or temporary residence in Slovakia will be allowed to enter the country. Slovakia has closed its international airports at Bratislava, Kosice and Poprad.

 

Indonesia

The FCO advises against all travel to two parts of the country close to Mount Agung and Mount Sinabung craters due to ongoing volcanic activity. The department advises against all but essential travel to the rest of the country due to a 14-day quarantine requirement.

 

Nepal

Visa-on-arrival for all tourists and foreign nationals has now been suspended. All land ports of entry to Nepal have been closed. All mountaineering permits have also been suspended. This comes into affect from March 14 and restrictions will remain in place till April 30.

 

Poland

The FCO advises against all but essential travel to the country, owing to restrictions being put in place following the outbreak, which has seen borders closed and border controls introduced. It will now not be possible for most British nationals to enter Poland owing to coronavirus restrictions imposed by the Polish Government.  Non-Polish nationals will only be able to enter the country if they are a spouse or child of a Polish national, hold a Pole’s Card, or otherwise have the right to stay or work in the country. All those arriving from abroad will be required to self-isolate for 14 days.

 

Kenya

The FCO advises against all but essential travel to Kenya after authorities there announced measures restricting people, other than Kenyan citizens and resident permit holders, from going if they have travelled through countries affected by coronavirus, including the UK. The restrictions will come into effect from Tuesday.

 

Estonia

The Estonian authorities are advising against all travel in and out of Estonia. In addition, further temporary border controls will be introduced from 17 March limiting entry to Estonian nationals, those with an Estonian Residence Permit or foreign citizens with family members in Estonia.

 

Romania

The FCO advise against all but essential travel to the whole country.  This is because travellers from the UK (among other countries) are now expected to self-isolate for 14 days on arrival.  The Romanian Government have announced a State of Emergency in response to the global pandemic of COVID-19 and there may be further restrictions to limit the spread of coronavirus

 

Argentina

The Argentine President announced a 30 day suspension of all international flights from the UK. The last direct flight from Argentina to the UK is due to depart on Monday 16 March.   The government has prohibited non-resident foreigners that have transited through the UK and Europe, US, CHina, Japan, South Korea and Iran. Those who have already arrived in Argentina (within the last 14 days) must either also comply with the self-isolation requirement until they have completed 14 days since arrival without developing symptoms or leave the country immediately. The British Foreign Office now advises against all but essential travel to Argentina as a result of the restrictions put in place by the Argentine government. They also strongly encourage non-resident British nationals in Argentina to consider leaving to avoid difficulties they will face if flights out of the country and the region are further restricted and they are unable to get home.

 

India

The Government of India has announced that it will suspend all existing visas for India due to the ongoing outbreak of coronavirus. The tourist destinations of Pahalgam, Gulmarg and Sonamarg, the city of Srinagar and the Jammu-Srinagar national highway are within the areas where the FCO advise against all travel.

The FCO advise against all but essential travel to the state of Manipur, except the state capital Imphal and the Meiti Valley areas, which include Loktak Lake, Keibul Lamjao National Park and the Imphal War Cemetery.

 

China

The FCO advises against all travel to Hubei province due to the outbreak, and against all but essential travel to the rest of mainland China. If you are in China and able to leave, the FCO says you should do so.

 

Philippines

The Philippine government has announced a travel ban for all foreign nationals coming from countries reporting local transmissions of COVID-19 (This includes the UK). Check with your travel provider for updates.

 

Singapore

All travellers entering Singapore with a recent travel history to ASEAN countries, Japan, Switzerland and the UK will be issued with a 14-day stay at home order. They will also be required to provide proof of where they will serve the order, for example a hotel or private residence. They might also be swabbed on arrival to test for the virus.

 

Dominican Republic

The Dominican government announced that all flights will be suspended between the Dominican Republic and the UK. This will apply to flights both to and from the Dominican Republic. The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) advise against all but essential travel to the Dominican Republic, due to travel restrictions imposed by the Dominican government in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The FCO strongly encourage non-resident British nationals in Dominican Republic to consider leaving quickly to avoid difficulties they will face if travel out of the country and the region are further restricted and they are unable to get home.

 

El Salvador

The Government of El Salvador have introduced a number of precautionary measures, including banning entry to all foreigners; only Salvadorans and accredited diplomats are permitted to enter the country, and even then under strict conditions. The FCO now advise against all but essential travel to El Salvador, due to travel restrictions implemented by the El Salvador Government.

 

Hong Kong

While travel is allowed, from March 19, anyone who has travelled to the UK in the past 14 days will be subject to compulsory home quarantine.  Restrictions are strict and anyone found to breach their quarantine conditions, or to have lied about their travel history could face punitive measures. The maximum penalty upon conviction is imprisonment for six months and a fine of $25000 Hong Kong Dollars.

 

Bolivia

All flights to and from Europe are currently suspended due to concerns about the spread of Coronavirus.  The UK government strongly encourages non-Resident British nationals in Bolivia to consider leaving the country to avoid difficulties they will face if flights out of the country and the region are further restricted and they are unable to get home.

 

Bangladesh

Bangladeshi authorities have indicated passengers arriving from coronavirus (COVID-19) affected countries, including the UK, should complete Health Declaration Forms and Passenger Locator Forms provided by cabin crew. You may be subjected to additional health screening measures at the airport. Travellers from other COVID-19 affected countries may also be asked on arrival in Bangladesh to self-quarantine for 14 days. The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) now  advise against all but essential travel to the Chittagong Hill Tracts.

 

Guatemala

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) advise against all but essential travel to Guatemala with immediate effect. Covid-19 additional restrictions announced by the President were implemented on March 15.  People from the UK will not be allowed entry. The FCO strongly encourage non-resident British nationals in Guatemala to consider leaving to avoid difficulties they will face if flights out of the country and the region are further restricted and they are unable to get home.

 

Paraguay

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office advise against all but essential travel to Paraguay, due to travel restrictions implemented by the Paraguayan Government related to the coronavirus. The government have announced a suspension of direct flights to and from Spain from 13 - 26 March. Air Europa provide the only direct service between Europe and Paraguay.

 

Honduras

The Honduran borders are now closed. The FCO now advises against all but essential travel to the whole country.  They also strongly encourage non-resident British nationals in Honduras to consider leaving to avoid difficulties they will face if flights out of the country and the region are further restricted and they are unable to get home.

 

Sri Lanka

The Sri Lankan Government has decided that people arriving from the UK, or having travelled through the UK, will not be allowed to enter Sri Lanka from midnight (1830 GMT) on Monday, March 16. The authorities are now advising against all but essential travel to Sri Lanka if you are travelling from or via the UK.

 

Peru

The FCO advise against all but essential travel to the whole country. This is because various controls and restrictions have now imposed by the Peruvian authorities as part of a nationwide State of Emergency. The measures include the closure of all borders and the restriction of freedom of movement for 15 days with effect from 16 March. Non-resident British nationals in Peru who wish to leave should contact their airline or tour operator. All British nationals in Peru should follow the advice of the Peruvian authorities.

 

Myanmar (Burma)

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office advise against all but essential travel to Myanmar due to the risk of quarantine for British nationals arriving in country. The worldwide coronavirus outbreak is expected to put significant pressure on Myanmar’s medical facilities. If you have suspected or confirmed coronavirus, it may difficult for you to travel to a neighbouring country for medical attention.

 

Trinidad and Tobego

There are currently no restrictions on travel to and from UK but the Government has announced that anyone arriving in Trinidad and Tobago from any affected area should self-isolate. The Trinidad and Tobago authorities have also announced a ban on cruise ships entering until the end of the current cruise ship season.

 

Oman

The Omani government announced that with effect from March 17, only Omani and GCC nationals will be allowed to enter Oman. Anyone entering Oman from 17 March 2020 will be required to self-quarantine. The Royal Omani Police have also announced that they will not issue tourist or visit visas until further notice.

 

Timor-Leste

The UK government advises against all but essential travel. This is because detection and treatment of the disease in Timor-Leste will be difficult, given the limited healthcare available. There is a risk that the healthcare system will come under significant strain as COVID-19 spreads. Medical evacuation may not be available or be very expensive.

 

Malawi

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) advise against all but essential travel to Malawi. This is due to the high risk of quarantine for British nationals arriving in country. All travellers arriving from the UK will be asked to self-quarantine at home for 14 days. Travellers who are unable to self-quarantine at home may be transferred to a local treatment facility for the self-quarantine period. Travellers are not permitted to self-isolate in a hotel or lodge. Travellers in groups of 10 or more will also be asked to self-quarantine at home.

 

Quatar

From the evening of 18 March for a period of at least 14 days (which may be subject to further extension), no international passengers – including those with a residence permit - will be allowed to enter Qatar. Transit passengers going on to another destination will still be able to transfer through Qatar, and most flights continue to run.