Travel information for ‘London, UK’ travelling from ‘Barcelona, Spain’ on the 23rd of July 2021

Access: RESTRICTED
Travel to United Kingdom is partially allowed from Spain. Measures in place: vaccinated traveler exceptions, quarantine required, test/medical certificate required, testing on arrival, additional documents required and other restrictions.International travel to the United Kingdom is permitted. It is necessary to comply with 'amber list' requirements to ensure entry is allowed. Different requirements may be in effect if traveling to Northern Ireland, Scotland, or Wales.
COVID Risk Level: UNKNOWN (There is no information about this policy yet.)
Last updated: July 29, 2021, 8:01 am, Information source: United Kingdom Government

Vaccination

Vaccinated traveler exceptions - Travelers with a vaccination certificate can enter this destination with some exceptions
Returning UK citizens who present their NHS COVID Pass certifying full vaccination against COVID-19 are exempt from quarantine requirements and further testing on day 8 after arrival. The final dose must have been administered at least 14 days before departure. Vaccinated travelers are still required to present a pre-departure test and must book a COVID-19 self-test for day 2 after arrival.

Quarantine

Quarantine required - Travelers are required to quarantine before or after entering this destination
Travelers are required to self-quarantine for 10 days on arrival at their own residence or accommodation. If traveling to England, travelers may apply for the 'Test to Release' scheme to be tested on the fifth day after arrival and be relieved from self-isolation early, if the result is negative. Those with a positive result will be required to self-isolate for another 10 days. Further details can be found at https://www.gov.uk/guidance/coronavirus-covid-19-test-to-release-for-international-travel

Test/medical certificate

Test/medical certificate required - A medical certificate or recent test is required to travel to this destination
Proof of a negative nucleic acid test, such as a PCR, LAMP, or antigen test, taken within the previous 72 hours, must be provided on departure. This certificate must be in English, French, or Spanish. Further information on tests such as the minimum standards accepted can be found at https://www.gov.uk/guidance/coronavirus-covid-19-testing-for-people-travelling-to-england#test-providers-and-type-of-test

Test/medical certificate

Testing on arrival - Testing is conducted on arrival to this destination
Those traveling to England are required to purchase a 'COVID Testing Package' before departure. This costs £210 GBP and covers the costs of two COVID-19 self-tests. All travelers must be tested twice during isolation, on or before day 2 and on day 8. Proof of purchase for this testing package must be provided on departure. This can be booked at https://quarantinehotelbookings.ctmportal.co.uk/

Additional documentation

Additional documents required - There is additional documentation required to travel between these two locations
An online public health passenger locator form must be completed before departure.

Other restrictions

Other restrictions - There are other restrictions in place to travel to this destination
If another country has been visited in the previous 10 days which appears on the 'red list', travelers will not be allowed to enter the United Kingdom. There are exceptions for nationals and residents of the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland. Affected travelers may be required to follow the requirements on entry based on the red country, which involves a 10-day hotel quarantine. Travelers who have visited France within 10 days before arrival in England are required to undergo 10-day quarantine and take undergo testing on day 2 and on day 8. The ‘No / Prefer not to say’ option must be chosen when asked if they are exempt from the requirement to quarantine and take a day 8 test on the passenger location form. A list of affected countries and the requirements can be found at https://www.gov.uk/guidance/red-amber-and-green-list-rules-for-entering-england

Todays Local Summary for "London"

Use of mask

Recommended
Face masks are recommended in enclosed environments and on public transportation. Private businesses and workplaces may set their own policies or guidance.

Public transportation

Operating
Public transportation is operating as usual.

Restaurants

Open
Restaurants are open open as usual without limits to capacity or group size.

Bars

Open
Bars are open open as usual without limits to capacity or group size.

Nightclubs

Open
Nightclubs are open open as usual without limits to capacity or group size.

Shops

Open
Shops are open as usual but may set their own safety measures, such as the use of hand sanitizer and mask requirements.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Can I travel to London, UK?

Travel to United Kingdom is partially allowed from Spain. Measures in place: vaccinated traveler exceptions, quarantine required, test/medical certificate required, testing on arrival, additional documents required and other restrictions.

What is the COVID risk level in London, UK?

There is no information about this policy yet.

Is public transport running in London, UK?

Public transportation is operating as usual.

Do I have to wear a mask in London, UK?

Face masks are recommended.

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