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Falkland Islands Travel Guide

Agoda aims to give travelers an all-inclusive travel experience, and providing up-to-date, detailed information about current travel conditions is part of the package. While we strive to keep Falkland Islands Travel Requirements and Restrictions as current as possible through a host of reliable resources, travelers should confirm regulations through official government channels.

International Travel

There is no lockdown or restrictions

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Vaccination Rate: 63% of the population has been fully vaccinated

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Tourist Entry: Partially Allowed

Determine your eligibility for travel

To determine your eligibility for travel, please refer to the following conditions and requirements for Falkland Islands:

From 4 May there will no longer be a legal requirement to:

Enter a period of quarantine upon arrival in the Falkland Islands

Provide evidence of a negative COVID-19 test as a condition of entry to the Falkland Islands – however this may still be a requirement as a condition of carriage for people entering the Islands either by air or sea

Travel from Mount Pleasant Airport (MPA) in designated transport, provided travellers continue to meet the necessary security requirements to enter or exit Mount Pleasant Complex.

On arrival to Mount Pleasant Airport passengers will go through all the normal passport processes and luggage collection. Before departing all passengers will be given a letter from the Chief Medical Officer and two LFD tests. We are encouraging all arrivals to swab themselves on day two and day five but this is not mandatory.

Quarantine not required

Travel to the Falkland Islands is currently restricted due to COVID-19; visitors are limited to the following groups:

Travel to the Falkland Islands is currently restricted due to COVID-19; visitors are limited to the following groups:

-Business visitors required for essential maintece on equipment which would not otherwise be able to operate – eg, KEMH visiting engineers;

-Business visitors for the purpose of delivering projects within the Islands Plan;

-Crew from vessels associated with the Falkland Islands and SGSSI for the purpose of exchange and / or repatriation;

-Crew from vessels with no connection to the Falkland Islands for the purpose of exchange and / or repatriation where onward travel arrangements are confirmed and in place;

-Family members;

-Friends of relatives if sponsored by an Islands resident who us present in the Falkland Islands;

-Individuals already present in the Falkland Islands when LATAM flights were suspended;

-Media and film crews with press accreditation granted by the Falkland Islands Government;

-Other business visitors;

Public guests who are sponsored by the Falkland Islands Government or the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office;

-SAMA ((South Atlantic Medal Association) veterans and their immediate family members;

-Scientific and other maritime observers associated with the Falkland Islands and SGSSI for exchange and/or repatriation purposes;

-Scientists and researchers who are supported by the Falkland Islands Government

All travelers to the Falkland Islands aged two years and over need to provide proof of a negative PCR test for COVID-19 no more than five days before arrival in Senegal and the Falkland Islands.

Currently the Falkland Islands Government has a mandatory 10 days of quarantine, however, there is a “test to release” option under which you may be able to complete quarantine early, on day 5 or day 8 of your quarantine period, depending on your vaccination status. Click here for detailed information https://www.falklands.gov.fk/COVID-19/travel/southbound

In order to opt for the 5-day “test to release” you must provide proof you have completed the full course of a vaccination approved by the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) at least two weeks before your arrival in the Falkland Islands. These are currently: Oxford-AstraZeneca (two doses), Pfizer (two doses), Moderna (two doses), Janssen (single dose) or treatment with Ronapreve vaccines.

If you were fully vaccinated with an MHRA approved vaccine more than two weeks before arrival, you can opt for “5-day test to release” and leave quarantine on day 5 of quarantine (if you test negative twice).

Oxford/AstraZeneca

Domestic travel

There is no lockdown or restrictions.

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