Foreign travel advice


Important COVID-19 Travel

Under current UK COVID-19 restrictions, you must stay at home. It is illegal to travel abroad for holidays or leisure purposes. Check the rules in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.

Do not travel unless you have a legally permitted reason to do so. In England, from 8 March you must complete a declaration form for international travel (except for travel to Ireland).

Check our advice for all the countries you will visit or transit through. Some countries have closed borders, and any country may further restrict travel or bring in new rules with little warning.

To enter or return to the UK from abroad (except from Ireland), you must follow all the rules for entering the UK. These include providing your journey and contact details, and evidence of a negative COVID-19 test before you travel. When you arrive, you must quarantine and take additional COVID-19 tests. This will take place in a managed quarantine hotel if you enter England from a red list travel ban country, or enter Scotland.


If you are arriving in the UK from Grenada on or after 4am on 18 January you will need to self-isolate on your arrival, unless you have a valid exemption. Check the latest guidance for England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales.

Travel is subject to entry restrictions

  • The UK-Grenada flight suspension was lifted on 1 February.
  • Grenada requires all arrivals to obtain a negative COVID PCR test result within 3 days of travel and a Pure Safe Travel Certificate before travel. All arrivals must book approved accommodation for quarantine on arrival and download a contact tracing app before 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:

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.

Indirect travel from Grenada to the UK remains available via Bridgetown using regional airlines Liat, Caribbean Airlines and Inter Caribbean Airways. See Return to the UK

On 21 December, a State of Emergency was declared by the Governor General due to a spike in COVID-19 cases. The in-country regulations amended on 11January include a curfew from 10pm to 5am, 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.