Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Travelling Abroad Procedures

The safety of our clients is paramount and even more-so during the current Coronavirus pandemic. We are ensuring all our accommodations and suppliers have developed and applied Covid-19 protocols which can be read on each accommodation page our websites. Also, we will have personally visited a number of our key accommodations in order to satisfy ourselves that these protocols are being fully implemented and that the effect on the enjoyment of our guests’ holiday is minimised. In addition, the governments of both the United Kingdom and of our destinations have also implemented rules and regulations intended to safeguard the travelling public and the general health situation in this country.

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BEFORE YOU TRAVEL

The following guide provides recommendations on how to comply with the various requirements to ensure the minimum disruption to travel to/from your holiday destination and what to expect once you are on your holiday.

GHIC & TRAVEL INSURANCE

Ensure you have a valid Global Health Insurance Card (GHIC) and adequate Travel Insurance, ideally offering cover for cancellation / disruption due to Covid-19 infection or the consequences of travel disruption associated to the Covid-19 pandemic. For more details click here>.

Ensure you have completed the appropriate arrival declaration forms: See “ENTRY REQUIREMENTS FOR SARDINIA SICILY & CORSICA” below.

PROOF OF VACCINATION

If you have received both doses of the coronavirus vaccine, ensure that you have the associated proof: Click Here > . You should ensure you have this as soon as possible in order to ensure that you have this proof prior to travel.

PROOF OF NEGITIVE COVID TEST

Ensure you have proof of the appropriate negative Covid-19 test results if required. CHILDREN under 12 travelling to Corsica and under 6 travelling to Sardinia or Sicily are exempt from these testing requirements.

We also recommend you pre-book the Covid-19 test that you are required to take within 2 days of your return to the UK. You will need the reference number of these tests to correctly complete your Passenger Locator Form prior to your return to the UK.

EXEMPTIONS

Ensure you have the documents necessary to justify any exemptions you may have from needing to wear a face mask.

PASSPORTS

Ensure that your passport has an unexpired validity of in excess of 6 months on the date of your return to the UK. Click here to Check>

FACE MASKS & HAND GEL

Ensure you have an adequate supply of face masks and hydro-alcoholic gel.

BUYING YOUR COVID TESTS

We have secured an arrangement with the following UK government approved supplier of the various Covid-19 tests required for arrival into your destination and after your return to the UK. Once you have booked your holiday, please click the link below to benefit from reduced prices, the discount code will be supplied with your holiday details. Qured : https://patients.qured.com/   

PLEASE ENSURE YOU BOOK YOUR TESTS SUFFICIENTLY FAR IN ADVANCE IN ORDER TO ENSURE THAT YOU WILL HAVE THE NECESSARY PROOF IN TIME TO TRAVEL,

YOU CANNOT USE “NHS” TESTS TO TRAVEL

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS FOR SARDINIA, SICILY & CORSICA

SARDINIA & SICILY

Irrespective of whether you have had both doses of the coronavirus vaccine, you will need to be able to provide proof of a negative Covid-19 test taken NO MORE THAN 48 HOURS prior to your arrival on the island. This test can be either a PCR or antigen (lateral flow) test.

For arrivals into anywhere in Italy, the following electronic Passenger Locator form must be completed: Click Here> http://app.euplf.eu/

Children of 6 years and under traveling with fully vaccinated adults do not need to show evidence of a negative test.

Children under 18 do not need to quarantine if they are travelling with a fully vaccinated parent and (for those over the age of 6) have a negative test.

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CORSICA:

If you can demonstrate that you are fully vaccinated, you do not need an essential reason to travel to France and do not need to self-isolate on arrival nor is there a need to present evidence of a negative test result before travel. However, the following documents will need to be presented:

​A completed ‘sworn statement’ (déclaration sur l’honneur) form self-certifying you are not suffering from symptoms associated with coronavirus and have not been in contact with confirmed cases in the preceding fortnight. This can be found on the French government’s website Click Here > please scroll to the bottom of the page for English version.

Children aged 12 years old or over who are not fully vaccinated and travelling with a fully vaccinated adult are required to present a negative test result (PCR or antigen). However, they do not need to provide an essential reason for travel, nor do they need to self-isolate on arrival.

Children aged 12 years old or over who are unvaccinated and travelling alone are subject to the same conditions as adults who are not fully vaccinated. Children aged 11 years old or younger do not need to present a negative test result to travel.

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AT THE UK DEPARTURE AIRPORT

You should be able to provide proof of your negative Covid-19 test.

You will be required to wear a mask from the moment you enter the airport building. If you have an exemption from wearing a mask, you will need to be able to provide proof of this.

You will be required to respect social distancing rules.

You should minimise contact with all surfaces.

At check-in, you may be asked to provide your self-declaration form: See "ENTRY REQUIRMENTS FOR SARDINIA SICILY & CORSICA" above.

Ensure you have sufficient masks and hand gel in your hand luggage for the entire journey to your destination accommodation.

ON THE AEROPLANE

You will be required to follow the airlines safety protocols including:

Compulsory wearing of face masks from boarding to disembarking the aircraft. The mask you wear should be FFP2 (or medically certified). (If you have an exemption from wearing a mask, you will need to be able to provide proof of this).

Minimising movement through the cabin.

Due to the current restrictions, some airlines have ceased offering in-flight catering so please ensure you have plenty of water and snacks for your journey.

You may also wish to carry antiseptic wipes with you to sanitise seats, armrests, tray-tables etc.

For passengers travelling to France including Corsica, you may also be required to complete a Passenger Locator Form prior to your arrival – this will be provided during your flight if required.

ON ARRIVAL AT YOUR DESTINATION AIRPORT

SARDINIA & SICILY

You will be required to present the receipt for your on-line registration form which you should have completed on-line prior to your departure from the UK.

You will be required to present proof of having had a negative Covid-19 test NO MORE THAN 48 HOURS before departure from the UK. (PCR or Lateral Flow).

When entering Sardinia you must register on the day or day after your arrival by calling or emailing the following:- urp.emergenza@regione.sardegna.it or toll-free number: 800 180 977. Please note that you can ask the reception desk to do this for you and emailing is better than calling.

CORSICA

You will be required to present a the “sworn statement” form which you should have completed prior to your departure from the UK. Click Here>  Please scroll to the bottom of the page for the English version.

TRAVELLING TO YOUR ACCOMMODATION

CAR HIRE

Whilst our vehicle-hire partners exercise the necessary care and diligence in the preparation of their vehicles, we recommend that our clients consider wiping down the steering wheel, gear lever, indicator/wiper stalks and any other frequently touched services in the interior of the car.

TRANSFER

All our transfer partners are bound by, and comply with, a state-regulated protocol for the preparation of their vehicles and for the protection measures inside the vehicle which includes the compulsory wearing of a surgical mask by the driver.  Many of the transfer vehicles will have hydro-alcoholic gel available for passengers.

WHEN YOU ARRIVE AT YOUR ACCOMMODATION

All the accommodations we offer have Covid-19 protocols in place in order to ensure their practices of the preparation of accommodation and operation of the establishment comply with the relevant government’s regulations on health and safety - especially within the context of the current Covid-19 pandemic. Our clients can therefore be confident that their accommodation meets the highest sanitary standards. Whilst the public areas of the accommodations will also be regularly cleaned and sanitized, you may wish to carry antiseptic wipes to ensure that surfaces are clean.

WHILST YOU ARE ON HOLIDAY

Whilst we appreciate that holidays are intended to be a relaxing experience, please still be aware of your own safety and the safety of others. Accordingly, for the benefit of all, please:

  • Wear a mask where so required
  • Ensure compliance with social distancing rules
  • Clean hands regularly, ideally with hydro-alcoholic gel
  • Avoid unnecessary contact with surfaces

Each island has its own status attributed by the national government which dictates the extent to which bars, restaurants and shops are allowed to open, the activities that can be enjoyed and, if imposed, the hours of curfew:

SARDINIA AND SICILY For more details Click Here>

CORSICA For more details Click Here>

PREPARING TO RETURN TO UK

Prior to returning to the UK please;

Ensure that you have arranged the Covid test that you must take within 48 hours of your arrival back into the UK. Proof of this/reference number will need to be entered on the ‘Passenger Locator Form’ (see below). Failure to do this will result in you being denied boarding the aircraft and you will be committing a criminal offence. You may also be refused entry to the UK.

Ensure you have completed and submitted your ‘Passenger Locator Form’ Click Here  to complete the form>  You can do this any time in the 48 hours before you arrive in the UK.

For further information, please see the following link: Click Here >

We have secured an arrangement with the following UK government approved supplier of the various Covid-19 tests required for arrival into your destination and after your return to the UK. Once you have booked your holiday, please click the link below to benefit from reduced prices, the discount code will be supplied with your holiday details. Qured : https://patients.qured.com/   

PLEASE ENSURE YOU BOOK YOUR TESTS SUFFICIENTLY FAR IN ADVANCE IN ORDER TO ENSURE THAT YOU WILL HAVE THE NECESSARY PROOF IN TIME TO TRAVEL.


YOU CANNOT USE “NHS” TESTS TO TRAVEL

AT YOUR HOLIDAY DEPARTURE AIRPORT

You will be required to wear a mask from the moment you enter the airport building. The mask you wear should be FFP2 (or medically certified). If you have an exemption from wearing a mask, you will need to be able to provide proof of this.

You will be required to respect social distancing rules.

You should minimise contact with all surfaces.

Ensure you have sufficient masks and hydro-alcoholic gel in your hand luggage for the entire journey.

Be prepared to show proof to the airline that you have complied with all UK entry requirements including correctly completed the Passenger Locator Form.

WHEN YOU RETURN TO THE UK

Be ready to present your documents at border control including:

Your passport.

Your Passenger Locator Form.​

AFTER YOU RETURN TO THE UK

Don’t forget to take your Covid test within 48 hours of your arrival CHILDREN UNDER 4 years of age on the date of arrival into the UK are EXEMPT from this test requirement.

MORE INFORMATION

Further information can be found on the UK government websites:

https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/italy

https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/france

https://www.abta.com/news/coronavirus-outbreak

Customer Covid Charter Click Here> 

DISCLAIMER

The above information is believed to be correct at the time of issue 10:24 10/11/2021

You, the customer, assume full and complete responsibility for checking and verifying any and all passport, visa, vaccination, certification, evidence of Covid-19 tests or other entry requirements, such as passenger locator forms for your destinations and your connecting points, and all conditions regarding health, safety and security at such destination. Many countries require your passport to be valid for six months or more after your date of entry. Hargreaves and Nurse Ltd accept no responsibility for the consequences of any delay in receipt of test results nor the results of Covid- 19 tests. 


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