Foreign travel advice

Luxembourg

Important COVID-19 travel guidance

The Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office currently advises British nationals against all but essential international travel. Travel to some countries and territories is currently exempted.

This advice is being kept under constant review. Travel disruption is still possible and national control measures may be brought in with little notice, so check our travel guidance.

Summary

The Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO) advise against all but essential travel to Luxembourg. This is based on the current assessment of COVID-19 risks.

The FCDO is not advising those already travelling in Luxembourg to leave at this time. Travellers should follow the advice of the local authorities on how best to protect themselves and others, including any measures that they bring in to control the virus.

If you are returning from Luxembourg you will be required to self-isolate on your return to the UK, but the FCDO is not advising you to cut short your visit. You should contact your tour operator or airline if you have any questions about your return journey.

Preparing for your return journey to the UK

If you’re returning to the UK from overseas, you will need to:

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 Luxembourg, find out what you need to know about coronavirus there 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.

The UK has left the European Union. The rules on travel to EU countries will stay the same until 31 December 2020.This page will be updated with country-specific information for travellers to Luxembourg as things change. Sign up for email alerts and view the latest updates for UK nationals travelling to and living in Europe.

Around 120,000 British nationals visit Luxembourg every year (Source: STATEC (Statistics Office in Luxembourg). Most visits are trouble-free.

If you’re living in or moving to Luxembourg, visit our Living in Luxembourg guide in addition to this travel advice.

Although there’s no recent history of terrorism in Luxembourg, attacks can’t be ruled out. See Terrorism

All vehicles must have winter tyres when temperatures are zero or below. See Road travel

If you’re abroad and you need emergency help from the UK government, contact the nearest British embassy, consulate or high commission.

The Overseas Business Risk service offers information and advice for British companies operating overseas on how to manage political, economic, and business security-related risks.