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Travel safely with RSD

Your health and safety are very important to us, which is why we want to provide you with as much information as possible before your trip. In each of our destination countries, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there are currently different conditions and hygiene regulations in place that are specific to each country. For this reason, we have put together the most important information for your RSD trip. The information will of course be checked and updated on a regular basis.


Country-specific information

Cappadocia – Turkey
Croatia, Bosnia-Herzegovina and Montenegro
Cyprus
Norway & North Cape – Hurtigruten


Travel to England from another country during coronavirus (COVID-19)

When you travel to England from abroad you:

  • do not need to take any COVID-19 tests before you travel or after you arrive
  • do not need to fill in a UK passenger locator form
  • do not need to quarantine when you arrive

This applies whether you are vaccinated or not.

You should follow any rules that your travel provider tells you to follow.

Other countries may have rules about what you need to do to leave the country to travel to England. You should check travel advice for the country you are travelling from.

Please be aware that this page is constantly updated and short-notice changes may occur (last update 18.03.2022).
Please also check the information on: www.gov.uk/check-travel-during-coronavirus and www.gov.uk/knowbeforeyougo.


Here you will find information about the requirements that have been put in place by the airports and airline companies. Precise details regarding your airline company will be sent to you 18 days before your departure, along with your tickets. You will find the name of your airline company on your e-ticket.

Airport

Manchester Manchester Airport & Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Birmingham COVID-19 Update and Advice
London Airport Gatwick COVID-19 TRAVEL INFORMATION
London Airport Heathrow Coronavirus update

Airline

Aegean Air New Clean Standard – Englisch
Aer Lingus Your Health and Safety – Englisch
Air Baltic Health measures
Air Canada Clean Care Plus – Englisch
Air Europa We are ready
Air France By your side at all times – Englisch
Alitalia Flying Safely – Englisch
Austrian Airlines Your Travel-Briefing
British Airways Protective measures
Emirates Your safety
Eurowings Customer information: Coronavirus
Finnair Fly with confidence – Englisch
Freebird Airlines Guidelines for Healthy Flying with Freebird Airlines
Gulfair Health & Safety Measures
Iberia Covid-19 measures
KLM At the Airport and on Board – Englisch
Lufthansa Travel and corona
Norwegian Airlines Covid-19 Updates
Qatar Airways Safety Measures – Englisch
Tap Portugal Clean and Safe
Turkish Airlines Guidelines for safe travel

Measures for infection protection

Transfers and round trips on the coach

  • The buses will be filled in accordance with local regulations.
  • Entry and exit will be carried out systematically in seat row order.
  • During the journey, regular breaks will be taken to exchange the air on board.
  • All of the surfaces on the bus are disinfected daily.
  • Disinfectant will be provided.

Excursions and visits

  • Wherever the locally prescribed minimum distance cannot be complied with, guests and the tour guide are required to wear face masks.
  • Information / background on attractions will be delivered outdoors, wherever possible.

Hotels

  • In all public areas of the hotel, social distancing rules must be followed in accordance with local regulations.
  • The obligation for all guests and staff to wear a face mask in all public areas of the hotel must be complied with in accordance with local regulations.
  • Disinfectant will be provided in all public areas of the hotel.
  • The locally required minimum distance will be ensured between tables or dividing walls set up in dining rooms, restaurants or bars.
  • Tables and chairs will be disinfected after each use.
  • Wherever possible, our partner hotels will avoid offering buffets. If this is not possible, self-service will not be available. Food will be served exclusively by hotel staff. Local legal requirements also apply.

What you can do:

  • Please carry your own face mask (which covers your mouth and nose) at all times, especially when spending time in enclosed spaces and also on bus trips or flights. Wearing FFP2 masks offers you greater safety.
  • Maintain the locally required minimum social distance from other passengers, and wear your face mask otherwise.
  • Avoid shaking hands or other physical contact.
  • Make sure you wash and disinfect your hands regularly and thoroughly.
  • Observe the current coughing and sneezing etiquette.
  • Observe the hygiene regulations of the country / hotel and airline in question. Information about these can also be obtained from your local tour guide.
  • Follow your tour guide’s instructions.
  • If you develop symptoms of a cold before your trip, see a doctor and if necessary do not embark on the trip. If you develop symptoms while on holiday, contact your tour guide (by telephone) and follow their instructions.

Please also inform yourself about the current requirements and regulations on the websites of Travel Health Pro (https://travelhealthpro.org.uk/) and the Federal Foreign Office (https://www.gov.uk/).