As per the latest government guidelines, it is now mandatory to wear face coverings when travelling on all forms of public transport in Scotland and Wales whilst in England it is strongly encouraged. It is advisable to check ahead if your travel operator makes it a condition of carriage to continue wearing a face covering.
UK Coronavirus restrictions - can be checked by postcode on this Gov page.
Entry Guide - use this for the latest guidance on restrictions for your planned overseas trip.
Latest World Health Organisation information
The latest World Health Organisation guidance can be found online at their specific Coronavirus Pandemic site which can be accessed here - https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019
Important Information -
Requirements to Enter the UK
There are currently no rules for international arrivals into the UK, with the need to test or complete a passenger locator form not needed.
Overseas Travel Advice
Travellers are responsible for checking and conforming with the entry and exit requirements at their arrival and return destinations, local rules (such as face covering usage) in the country being visited as well as their airline's published protocols. Requirements may include proof of negative PCR Covid-19 tests, temperature checks or completion of forms.
If needing to demonstrate COVID-19 vaccination status when travelling abroad from the UK it is possible to get this in digital or paper format. Further information is available here.
Any country or area may restrict travel without notice. It’s vitally important that any travellers check the latest information for the country that they plan to visit before confirming their booking, and re-check before travelling to ensure that they are aware of any changes made to entry requirements and restrictions. Click together with TracvelSafe provides you and your travelers with an entry guide as an up to date and authoritative source for all your travel needs. It provides the most relevant information related to COVID-19 such as quarantine measures, mask requirements and curfews as well as visa requirements so that preparations can be reviewed before, during, and after booking a trip.
Overall FCO guidance - https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice
IATA has also created a destination tracker which is free to use and also has access to see a quick overview of travel opportunities and what measures to expect at the traveller's destination HERE
General Traveller Advice
Maintain good hand and personal hygiene
Observe social distancing advice and keep at least 2 metres (6 feet) away from other people
Wear masks when necessary, and ensure if travelling overseas that you have several protective face masks with you as all carriers and many countries require both the nose and mouth to be covered in public locations – be aware that some airlines recommend changing your face mask every four hours
Have plenty of sanitising wipes and gel (maintaining the 100ml limit for hand-luggage) with you
Have your own pen for filling out health declarations and other forms
It's advisable to have a recognised credit card which has a suitable credit limit, should it be needed in case of an emergency
Many airlines have adjusted and continue to adjust their schedules to reflect the changing demand on global travel. Where we are made aware of specific cancellations and/or schedule changes we will make contact with affected bookers/travellers.
What are the symptoms of Coronavirus?
The following symptoms may develop in the 14 days after exposure to someone who has COVID-19 infection:
Difficulty in breathing
Further information available here - https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/