End of travel rules for school trips returning from abroad

15 Mar 2022, 10:00 by Kate Moore


All UK COVID travel restrictions were removed on 18 March 2022, making it much easier for groups returning home from a school trip abroad. 

All COVID-19 travel restrictions removed for school trips returning to the UK from abroad

All UK COVID travel restrictions were removed with effect from 18 March 2022, making it much easier for groups returning home from a school trip abroad. This means that, regardless of vaccination status, the following applies:

  • children and adults no longer need to complete a Passenger Locator form
  • unvaccinated travellers no longer need to take a pre-departure COVID test before embarking on their return journey
  • unvaccinated travellers are not required to take a COVID test on their return to the UK 

 

Groups planning an overseas trip will still need to be aware of other countries' entry rules.

 

More information from the COVID-19 Travel Hub


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