Where can I travel to now? Your travel questions answered

Non-essential international travel is allowed again, but there are still restrictions and testing requirements

This page was last updated on Friday 18 March 2022 and will be kept up to date as and when the government makes further announcements about international travel in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Given that the current situation is subject to change, often at short notice, it is important to keep up to date with all of the latest travel information on the UK Government website.

Latest Updates

UK arrivals test update

From Friday 18 March travellers arriving in England no longer require testing or a Passenger Locator Form.

Update to red list countries

There are currently no countries or territories on the red list.

What are the current restrictions around international travel?

How does the government's red list work?

Does London Stansted Airport offer a testing package?

What countries are on the government’s ‘red’ banned travel list?

Can I book my holiday now, given the government’s plans for international travel may change?

Will I need to quarantine when I get to my holiday destination?

Do I still need to complete any health checks or forms to travel?

What do I do if I think I’ve developed COVID-19 symptoms before travelling?

Do the rules for England also apply to Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland?

When will the government be reviewing and updating on international travel?

  

What are the current restrictions around international travel?

From Friday 18 March travellers arriving in England no longer require testing or a Passenger Locator Form..

How does the government’s red list work?

There are currently no countries or territories on the red list. Please stay up to date with any changes on the Government Website.

 

Does London Stansted Airport offer a testing package?

Testing is available at the airport located at Stansted Radisson Blu hotel provided by Randox- Find out more

What countries are on the government’s ‘red’ banned travel list?

There are currently no countries or territories on the red list. Please stay up to date with any changes on the Government Website.

Can I book my holiday now, given the government’s plans for international travel may change?

Travel plans in 2022 could be subject to change, so for your peace of mind, at London Stansted Airport we’re offering free cancellation on all parking bookings.

Many holiday providers are offering similar terms, with speedy refunds and COVID-19 insurance in case your travel plans have to change at the last minute.

When planning your travel for 2022, it will be important to look out for good cancellation or amendment terms.

 

Will I need to quarantine when I get to my holiday destination?

Checking before you travel is vital as entry requirements can change at short notice. It is your responsibility to check the entry requirements of your chosen destination before you book travel. For the latest information, see the UK Government's travel advice page.

 

Do I still need to complete any health checks or forms to travel?

From Friday 18 March travellers arriving in England no longer require testing or a Passenger Locator Form.

 

What do I do if I think I’ve developed COVID-19 symptoms before travelling?

If you think you may have developed COVID-19 symptoms you should not travel. If you develop symptoms while travelling, please inform airport or cabin staff.

 

Do the rules for England also apply to Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland?

The quarantine and testing systems explained on this page relate to England only. Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland will be publishing their own guidance on international travel.

 

When will the government be reviewing and updating on international travel?

The government has said that it plans to review international travel in early 2022 with the hopes of relaxing further restrictions.

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