Visiting Europe from 1 January 2021

Image source: https://pixabay.com/users/mabelamber-1377835/

GOV.UK tells you how to prepare if you’re planning on travelling to Europe from 1 January 2021. It will be updated if anything changes.

Sign up for email alerts and check travel advice for the country you’re visiting to get the latest information.

Travel to the EU, Switzerland, Norway, Iceland or Liechtenstein will change from 1 January 2021.

Things you may need to do before you go include:

  • check your passport
  • get travel insurance that covers your healthcare
  • check you have the right driving documents
  • organise pet travel – contact your vet at least 4 months before you go

There are more things to do if you’re travelling for business. For example, going to meetings and conferences, providing services (even with a charity), and touring art or music.

Read the whole page which includes:

  • Passports: check if you need to renew
  • Healthcare: check you’re covered
  • Travel (including pet travel)
  • Mobile roaming: free roaming may end
  • If your travel company goes out of business
  • Other changes from 1 Jan 2021 (declaring cash of £10k or more, taking goods abroad to sell, business trip planning, EU nationals wanting to continue living in the UK – or a UK national living in the EU

Source: GOV.UK

Back to news