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Jet2 ready for surge in demand where no test or quarantine needed

Airline and holiday operator Jet2 are preparing for a “surge in demand” for trips to Jersey this summer after they confirmed they are open to holidaymakers.

The Government of Jersey updated its requirements for entry, which clarified that those on the mainland can visit with much looser restrictions than in place for travel to the rest of world.

Jersey is part of the United Kingdom Common Travel Area, but is self-governing which means it has different rules to other locations.

It doesn’t fall within the green, amber or red lists, so there’s no need to have a PCR test before leaving the UK, or to quarantine upon arrival back to the UK.

In a statement on their website, Jet2 said: “Following the updated travel advice … customers can be assured that Jersey is very much a go-to destination this summer.

“The advice makes it clear that because Jersey is part of the UK Common Travel Area, there is no need for green or amber arrival customers to have a PCR test before leaving the UK or for them to quarantine when returning to the UK. “

Following the change in advice, Jet2 have “significantly expanded” their flights and holidays to Jersey, with 11 weekly flights to the destination over the summer.

Jet2.com and Jet2holidays will operate the following services to Jersey this summer:

  • Birmingham – weekly Saturday services
  • East Midlands – weekly Saturday services
  • Leeds Bradford – three weekly services (Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday)
  • Manchester – three weekly services (Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday)
  • Newcastle – weekly Saturday services
  • London Stansted – two weekly services (Tuesday and Saturday)

Jet2’s CEO has praised the Jersey Government for its “simple, clear advice” and believes there’ll be strong demand from holidaymakers this summer.

Steve Heapy, CEO of Jet2.com and Jet2holidays added: “The Government of Jersey should be commended for taking a leadership position and providing simple, clear travel advice for customers.

“As well as making this advice…

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