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Discussion in 'Ask A Question' started by Malcolm.Smith, Jul 21, 2021.

  1. Malcolm.Smith

    Malcolm.Smith · Well-Known Member

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    I may have to Travel to Spain in a couple of weeks. Would anybody know if I need any kind of paperwork from my doctors due to covid and brexit ?. I’m finding it difficult to find a definitive check list.
     
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    bulkbiker Type 2 · Oracle

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    Flying, ferry or driving?
     
  3. Malcolm.Smith

    Malcolm.Smith · Well-Known Member

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    Flying
     
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    lindaburner Type 1 · Member

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    Get your diabetic nurse to send you a letter stating you have diabetes & will be carrying your medication. That should suffice. However if you have a pump it’s wise to get a letter covering that, as I’ve been forced to go through a whole body scan, when it’s not advisable. You need to be assertive with the scan staff as they rarely take no for an answer. Have you letters ready!
     
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    In Response Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    This does not help with regard to covid, proof of vaccinations, etc.

    Sorry @Malcolm.Smith , I have not travelled in the last year so not aware of the documentation required around covid.
     
  6. Mr_Pot

    Mr_Pot Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Have you read this.....
    https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/spain
     
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  7. bulkbiker

    bulkbiker Type 2 · Oracle

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    In COVID terms
    If jabbed then proof of jab.. if unjabbed then proof of negative test.
    As per @Mr_Pot link

    Lots of forms to complete as well.

    In T1 terms.. anything you'd normally take with you I guess.
     
  8. bulkbiker

    bulkbiker Type 2 · Oracle

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    Coming back you'll need to quarantine and get tested which you'll need to book for.
    Info also on @Mr_Pot link
     
  9. Malcolm.Smith

    Malcolm.Smith · Well-Known Member

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    Apparenly you don’t need to if you test negative before you leave but there’s so much conflicting info out there it’s hard to know what’s true or not
     
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    miahara Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    It's a VERY fluid situation, but here's what I've gleaned while thinking about a trip to Greece we have planned in September. Rules for other countries may differ, and the situation at present seems to be in constant flux.


    Outbound:

    1. A document certifying vaccination

    2. Confirmation of a negative Covid test.

    2. A Passenger Location Form (PLF) showing where you will be staying.

    3. On arrival a Covid Test at airport. If positive you have to quarantine.



    Coming Home:

    1. A Covid test 24 hours before departure. If positive you can’t fly.

    2. A PLF form showing home address

    3. Confirmation of booking a Covid test on arrival at home.
     
  11. bulkbiker

    bulkbiker Type 2 · Oracle

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    Was the the case for my friend who came back from Spain via ferry on July 08th.. quarantine and tests on day 2 and 8 double jabbed as well.
     
  12. bulkbiker

    bulkbiker Type 2 · Oracle

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    Best thing to do is check the airline website of your carrier.
    It will be in their interest to get the information correct.
    Easyjet for example has a lot of info about departing and returning.
     
  13. Malcolm.Smith

    Malcolm.Smith · Well-Known Member

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    Thanks thats brilliant.
     
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