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 rules for international travel?

How does the government’s red list work?

Can I book a testing package at Manchester Airport?

Which countries are on the red list?

Can I book my holiday now? What if the government’s plans for international travel change?

Will I need to self-isolate when I arrive at my destination?

What health checks or forms will I need to complete?

What should I do if I believe I may have COVID-19 symptoms?

What if I am returning to Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland?

When will the government be announcing its next travel updates?

 

What are the current rules for 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.

 

Can I book a testing package at Manchester Airport?

Can I book a testing package at Manchester Airport?

Yes! Please see options on our testing page- Manchester Airport's testing facilities

 

Which countries are on the red 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? What if the government’s plans for international travel change?

At Manchester Airport we know that the current situation means travel plans could be subject to change at short notice. That’s why we’re offering free cancellation on all parking bookings.

Many holiday providers are doing the same, offering speedy refunds, COVID-19 insurance, and other measures for your peace of mind.

When booking your travel for 2022, make sure that your chosen provider offers good cancellation or amendment terms.

 

Will I need to self-isolate when I arrive at my 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.

 

What health checks or forms will I need to complete?

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

 

What should I do if I believe I may have COVID-19 symptoms?

If you believe you have COVID-19 symptoms, do not travel. If you develop symptoms while travelling, please inform airport or cabin staff.

 

What if I am returning to Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland?

These rules only apply to arrivals in England. Information for travel into Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland will be published by the Devolved Administrations.

 

When will the government be announcing its next travel updates?

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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