Coronavirus Updates

From 4am Sunday 8 August, if you arrive in England from France and you are fully vaccinated in the UK, USA or Europe, you will not need to: quarantine on arrival in England or take a day 8 Covid-19 test. Find out more by visiting our Travel Restrictions for France page.


The government no longer recommend against travel to amber list countries. Fully vaccinated passengers returning to the UK from Amber list countries, including those who are under 18, will not need to quarantine on arrival in England or take a COVID-19 test on day 8.


Some requirements will still remain in place regarding day 2 testing and passenger locator forms, therefore please ensure you are fully up to date with the changes and visit for the latest travel requirements for entering England.


Everyone entering England from overseas (including UK nationals and residents), must provide proof of a negative COVID-19 test taken within 3 days prior to direct departure to England and complete a Passenger Locator Form. Fill in your Passenger Locator Form up to 48 hours before arrival. You must declare all countries you have visited or transited through in the 10 days prior to your arrival on your Passenger Locator Form. Before departure, check the list of red, amber and green countries, as the list can change regularly. These are mandatory requirements and will be checked at the border and check in points, boarding can be refused by the carrier if the current entry conditions are not met.


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.

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If you're dreaming of your next holiday to Europe, take a look at our travel inspiration - including some of the best places to visit in France, Belgium, the Netherlands, and Scotland, plus tips on staying safe while you're away.