TRAVELLING WITH CHILDREN

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In accordance with the government guidelines the rules for travelling with children are: 
 

The rules for children depend on age and country of residence.

 

Children resident in the UK or in a country with an approved proof of vaccination

 

Children of all ages who are resident in the UK, or in a country with an approved proof of vaccination, do not have to quarantine on arrival in England.

 

This applies whether the child is vaccinated or not.

 

If they are aged 4 and under they do not have to take any COVID-19 travel tests.

5 to 17 year olds:

  • do not have to take a COVID-19 test before travel to England

  • must take a test on or before day 2 – arrival day is day 0

Children resident in other countries

Children aged 5 to 17 who are resident in any country that is not on the approved proof of vaccination list must:

  • take a COVID-19 test (if aged 11 or above) before travelling to England

  • take a COVID-19 test on or before day 2 in England – arrival day is day 0

  • take a COVID-19 test on or after day 8 in England – arrival day is day 0

  • quarantine at home or in the place they’re staying for 10 days, or for the duration of their stay if it’s less than 10 days

Children aged 4 or under from these other countries do not have to take travel tests.

They must follow quarantine rules. Test to release is an option to reduce the quarantine period