Covid travel without a smartphone: The Holiday Guru reveals how to do it

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How can we go overseas without a smartphone? The Holiday Guru solutions readers’ travel questions










The Holiday Guru is at all times available to reply your questions. 

This week he helps a reader who does not have a smartphone – and needs to know how she will fill out a passenger locator type for a journey to Greece. 

Q. We want to go to Greece, however we don’t possess smartphones to fill out passenger locator kinds. We can’t be the one over-70s on this place. Any recommendation?

Elizabeth Morris, Shrewsbury.

Covid travel without a smartphone - the Holiday Guru reveals how to do it

Covid travel without a smartphone – the Holiday Guru reveals how to do it 

A. If you full the Greek entry type on-line on a laptop earlier than you permit, you’ll be despatched a distinctive QR (Quick Response) code by e-mail — see travel.gov.gr. Print this to take in your journey out. You will want to discover a laptop in Greece to do the identical for the UK passenger locator type. Yes, it is fiddly. 

Q. We are going to Denmark in September for our grandson’s first birthday. We’re each absolutely vaccinated, however as Denmark is on the amber record we want to comply with the procedures when coming house.

However, we’re flying there at 2pm on a Saturday and coming house at 9pm on the Monday — roughly 55 hours in all. So can we do a lateral stream check earlier than we fly to Denmark, and is that this then legitimate for our return?

Carol Webb, by way of e-mail.

A. Yes, however it should not be an NHS lateral stream check. It will want to be carried out by a testing agency that’s recognised by the Government.

Q. We plan to take the ferry from Portsmouth to Santander in Spain. We are double vaccinated. What do we want to do?

Jane Mackenzie, by way of e-mail.

The Guru offers advice to a reader travelling from Portsmouth to Santander (pictured) in Spain

The Guru provides recommendation to a reader travelling from Portsmouth to Santander (pictured) in Spain

A. Before going, fill in a Spanish well being management type on-line (spth.gob.es) and put together proof of your vaccinations on the NHS app. In Spain, fill out a UK passenger locator type inside 48 hours of travelling house. You should additionally take a Covid antigen check within the three days earlier than your return, and e-book a PCR check to take by day two of arrival within the UK.

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