Important Coronavirus (COVID-19) travel
In England, you must have a permitted reason to travel abroad and complete the declaration form.
Some countries have closed borders, and any country may further restrict travel or bring in new social distancing rules with little warning. Check our advice for each country you will visit or transit through.
When you return, follow the rules to enter the UK from abroad (except from Ireland).
Travel is subject to entry restrictions
- The UK-Grenada flight suspension was lifted on 1 February
- Grenada requires all arrivals to pre-book approved accommodation for quarantine on arrival, pre-pay for COVID test in Grenada, apply for a Pure Safe Travel Certificate and obtain a negative COVID PCR test result within 3 days of travel. The protocols can be found on the Ministry of Health website. They are updated regularly and are subject to change at short notice. In planning your trip to Grenada you should read the protocols before your departure and monitor the pages on a regular basis
See Entry requirements for more information before you plan to travel.
Preparing for your return journey to the UK
If you’re returning to the UK from overseas, you will need to:
- provide your journey and contact details before you travel
If your return journey to the UK transits another country, you should check whether it is subject to a travel ban or any other additional requirements. If so, contact your travel provider.
The suspension of air traffic between the UK and Grenada was lifted on 1 February. Travellers should contact their airlines for flight information.
A State of Emergency is in place until August 2021. The in-country regulations amended on 17 February include a curfew from 12pm to 4am, a limit on social gatherings, weddings and funerals to 20 persons, mandatory face covering in all public spaces, physical distancing, and no eating or drinking on public transport. The Government of Grenada will prosecute persons who breach the COVID-19 regulations, including persons who break quarantine. See the Coronavirus section.
Check our advice on foreign travel during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and sign up for email alerts for this travel advice.
If you’re planning travel to Grenada, find out what you need to know about coronavirus in Grenada in the Coronavirus section.
During the COVID-19 pandemic, it is more important than ever to get travel insurance and check it provides sufficient cover. See the FCDO’s guidance on foreign travel insurance.
For information about COVID-19 vaccines, see the Coronavirus page.
The hurricane season in Grenada normally runs from June to November. You should monitor local and international weather updates from the US National Hurricane Center and follow the advice of local authorities, including any evacuation orders. See Natural disasters
UK health authorities have classified Grenada as having a risk of Zika and Chikungunya virus transmission. For more information and advice, visit the National Travel Health Network and Centre website.
Grenada is at risk of Dengue virus especially during the rainy season. You should take steps to avoid being bitten by mosquitoes.
Most visits to Grenada are trouble-free but there have been incidents of crime including armed robbery and sexual assault. See Crime
Although there’s no recent history of terrorism in Grenada, attacks can’t be ruled out. See Terrorism
Consular support is not available from the British High Commission in St George’s. However, the British High Commission in Bridgetown, Barbados, can provide consular support.