Arriving at Harlaxton

You will need to present the proof of your negative test before you board to travel to England. If you don’t present proof of a negative test result certificate, you may not be able to board any form of transport to travel to England. If you arrive in England without proof of a negative test result, you could be fined £500.

As of May 17th, the US is on the UK amber list for travel. These lists are reviewed regularly, so we strongly suggest you check frequently to determine any changes.

Countries on the amber list are required to do the following to enter the country.

Before travel to England

Before you travel to England you must:

On arrival in England

On arrival in England you must:

  • quarantine at home or in the place you are staying for 10 days
  • take a COVID-19 test on or before day 2 and on or after day 8

Read about quarantine and taking COVID-19 tests.

Red, amber and green list rules for entering England - GOV.UK (

Returning to the United States after the program

Effective January 26, all airline passengers to the United States ages two years and older must provide a negative COVID-19 viral test taken within three calendar days of travel regardless of where they are traveling from. Alternatively, travelers to the United States may provide documentation from a licensed health care provider of having recovered from COVID-19 in the 90 days preceding travel. If you need to travel due to an extraordinary humanitarian emergency and you are unable to obtain a test, please see COVID-19 Testing Waivers.  In addition, the order also requires a passenger attestation stating they have received a negative Qualifying Test result (this is not in place of a test). Check the CDC website for additional information and Frequently Asked Questions.

From COVID-19 Information | U.S. Embassy & Consulates in the United Kingdom


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