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Direct ATPI - Coronavirus (COVID-19) and your organisation’s travel

Direct ATPI wants to ensure that our clients feel empowered to act in the best interests of their travellers.

As the situation regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19) develops, Direct ATPI wants to ensure that our clients feel confident in how they respond. We are continuing to support organisations in fulfilling their duty of care obligations by offering comprehensive solutions designed to facilitate the safety and security of travellers.

Please find below:

Travel Restrictions per Country

Direct ATPI’s update of the most recently announced governmental travel restrictions and quarantine measures will help you in managing your upcoming travel plans. Please note that country and airline status may change at any given time without prior notice.

Read the overview here

COVID-19 Health Safety Traveller Guidelines

The European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) issued a joint guidelines document. Their purpose is to serve as an aviation health safety protocol and to provide a source of best practice on how airport operators, aeroplane operators conducting commercial and non-commercial passenger transport operations.

Please find the summary of these guidelines in our Direct ATPI one pager: COVID-19 Health Safety Traveller Guidelines

Download: COVID-19 Health Safety Traveller Guidelines

Public Health Passenger Locator Form

Provide your journey and contact details before you travel to the UK. If you arrive in the UK from 8 June onwards, you must complete this form (you can can use the QR Feature to access the arrival form) before you travel. You cannot submit the form until 48 hours before you’re due to arrive in the UK. You’ll need to show your completed form when you arrive at the UK border, either by printing a copy, or showing it on your phone. 

The government will use this information to contact you if you or someone you’ve travelled with develops coronavirus (COVID-19) symptoms, and to check that you’re self-isolating for the first 14 days after you arrive in the UK. You may be fined £100 if you refuse to provide your contact details. You also may not be allowed to enter the UK (unless you’re either British or a UK resident).

Start now: Public Health Passenger Locator Form

Health declaration NL + mandatory mask

Since Monday 15 June, all passengers flying from a Dutch airport must bring a health certificate. Passengers are also required to wear a non-medical face mask during check-in, security checks and boarding. In almost all airlines, passengers must also carry one on the plane. Some airlines distribute them for free, but most do not. Make sure you have enough masks, also for the return trip.

Traveller public health declaration NL

Traveller safety

While the risk of catching an infection on an aircraft is typically lower than in a shopping center or an office environment, there are simple measures you can take to further reduce the risk of illness if you are travelling. These include practicing hand hygiene by washing them regularly with soap or an alcohol-based sanitizer, and not touching your face, especially eyes, nose, and mouth.

Traveller safety

Hotel cleanliness and safety protocols

During COVID-19

Safety and Cleanliness Protocols have been put in place by hotel chains in preparation for the Re-Opening. To include the distribution of face masks, social distancing enforcement, Hand sanitiser provided in Key public areas, reinforced cleaning program in public areas, new buffet protocols. Some hotels are due to open on or around 4th July, however, this date is still to be confirmed by the government. 

Please contact your Direct ATPI travel agent for more information on hotel availability.

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Direct ATPI’s Coronavirus (COVID-19) FAQs

See ATPI’s Coronavirus FAQ document for guidance on where to find the most up-to-date information regarding the spread of the virus, Direct ATPI’s approach to the Coronavirus outbreak and what steps you can take if you are worried about upcoming travel plans.

Read Direct ATPI’S Coronavirus FAQs here

Receive travel updates direct to your inbox

ATPI Alerts™ automatically delivers travel news updates to keep your organisation informed. Get the latest travel news, including information on Coronavirus (COVID-19), direct to your inbox to so that you can be proactive in making the right choice for your travellers.

Sign up to ATPI Alerts to receive travel updates here