The advice given here is our interpretation of the current requirements to travel during the COVID pandemic and should be read in conjunction with the guidelines given by the UK & Spanish governments. Further details can be found here:
Travelling to Spain from the UK
All passengers travelling to Spain from the UK for tourism must show valid proof of one of the following:
being fully vaccinated (with both does of a two-dose vaccine & booster if applicable or one dose of a one -dose vaccine) at least 14 days prior to arrival in Spain (date(s) of vaccination must be specified)
a negative COVID-19 test: either PCR taken within 72 hours prior to departure, or an antigen test taken within 24 hours prior to departure.
having recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months. You can also use a medical certificate or recovery record to prove your COVID-19 status on entry to Spain.
We recommend c19 Testing for all pre-departure tests - the link below will take you to their website:
DIGITAL COVID CERTIFICATE OR EU EQUIVALENT
If you hold a EU Digital COVID certificate (DCC) or EU equivalent showing full vaccination against COVID-19 or a negative certificate of an active infection diagnostic test or a certificate of recovery after passing the disease, then you are not required to complete the SPTH Health Control Form. You can check if your certificate is valid on the website - https://www.spth.gob.es/ or on the Spanish Travel Health app for android or iOs devices.
Upon arrival at the airport follow the signals indicating the ORANGE WAY .
If you do not have the EU Digital COVID Certificate or EU equivalent, you must fill in the SPTH Health Control Form manually entering the data of your vaccination, recovery or diagnostic test certificate through the website https://spth.gob.es or on the Spanish Travel Health app for android or iOs devices.
The system will send you a QR code that you will have to present both prior boarding, and upon your arrival in Spain. In the health control, you may be required to present this document certifying vaccination, diagnostic test or recovery.
Upon arrival at the airport follow the signals indicating the BLUE WAY .
All passengers arriving must hold either a vaccination certificate or a recovery certificate recognised by the Spanish Health Ministry.
Vaccination certificates must have been issued by the competent authorities of the country of origin at least 14 days after the date of administration of the final dose of the complete (first) course of vaccination, as long as the final dose of that course of vaccination was no more than 270 days (9 months) ago. From that time, the certificate must show the administration of a booster vaccination (from 1 February 2022).
Certificate of a diagnostic test for COVID-19 with a negative result are accepted as follows:
PCR - with sampling within previous 72 hours of departure to Spain
RAT - with sampling within the previous 24 hours of departure to Spain
Recovery certificates accepted as valid are those ‘issued at least 11 days after the first positive PCR or Rapid Antigen Test, and up to a maximum of 180 days after the date of sampling’.
If you need to complete the the health control form, the above information along with your flight information and where you will be staying in Spain will be needed.
Our hotel addresses are:
Avenida de la Encarnacion 2
Calle Miguel Marquez 43
The hotel that you will be staying in is stated on your “Confirmation of your Hotel Reservation” emailed to you by us in advance.
We STRONGLY suggest that you carry printed copies of all your documentation to speed up the process at Health Control. If you do bring a PDF version of your COVID-19 status, make sure that it is dated from 1 November 2021, to ensure that it can be scanned successfully.
Travelling to UK from Spain
All COVID travel restrictions have been lifted for passengers entering the UK. Therefore, you will not need to take any COVID-19 tests or fill in a passenger locator form when travelling to the UK from abroad. These changes apply whether you are fully vaccinated or not.
The link below will allow you to view all the entry requirements for the UK – including England; Scotland; Wales & Northern Ireland
The Andalusian Government is also currently offering FREE COVID 19 Travel insurance for all international travellers. Here is a link to their website where you will find further details: