Coronavirus Updates

Latest update: 01/08/22
From 1 August 2022, all COVID-19 travel restrictions for travellers to France have been lifted.  Find out more about all the new entry requirements for France by visiting the French government website.

Netherlands update 17/02/22
From 23 March all travellers from the UK to the Netherlands will not require a negative pre-departure test for travel to the Netherlands, regardless of their vaccination status. Travellers who are not vaccinated and who do not meet requirements of an EU entry ban exemption category, are still not allowed to enter the Netherlands from the UK.


England Update 16/03/2022
From 4am on Friday 18 March, you will not need to take any COVID-19 tests or fill in a passenger locator form when travelling to the UK from abroad. These changes apply whether you are fully vaccinated or not. 
Find out more by visiting the site.
Ireland Update 06/03/2022
If you are travelling to Ireland from Sunday 6 March 2022, you do not need to show any proof of vaccination, proof of recovery, proof of negative test or Irish passenger locator form receipt.
There are no post-arrival testing or quarantine requirements for travel to Ireland.

 Find out more by visiting our Travel Restrictions for Ireland page or the Irish government website.


It is no longer mandatory for travellers entering the UK to fill in a Passenger Locator Form, or take any form of testing.


In light of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, some countries require travellers to produce a negative COVID-19 test result on arrival and in some cases prior to departure. To find out more about specific testing requirements for either France, Netherlands or Ireland, click on the relevant travel restriction box below.

Please ensure that you check the government advice page for the country you're travelling to for the latest entry requirements, as these are changing all the time:


The Netherlands


You can also find more information about the current travel restrictions, and view answers to our frequently asked questions in our Help Centre.


Please note, in line with government advice, passengers should continue to wear a face covering when travelling on public transport, including ferries.


Coronavirus Travel Restrictions for France
Travel Restrictions for France

View the latest travel restrictions for travel on our Dover to Calais route.

Coronavirus Travel Restrictions for the Netherlands
Travel Restrictions for Netherlands

Read the latest travel restrictions for travel on our Hull to Rotterdam route.

Coronavirus Travel Restrictions for Dublin
Travel Restrictions for Ireland

Details of the latest travel restrictions for travel on our Liverpool to Dublin route.

Book with confidence with P&O Ferries
Book with Confidence

We understand that you may be feeling some uncertainty due to the impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) on travel plans, which is why we will not be charging an amendment fee to those who need to change their travel dates.

Safety precautions on P&O Ferries
Travelling Safely

Wondering if it’s safe to travel by ferry to Calais, Rotterdam or other European destinations? For more information on how to travel safely with P&O Ferries and what we are doing to help keep you safe onboard, visit our safety precautions page.

Pre-travel Covid-19 testing
Rules to enter England

Find the latest rules to enter England, including what you need to do depending on your vaccination status.