Daily cleaning, installation of cabin HEPA filters on flights from Arcata to the United Kingdom
The United Kingdom has reimposed national lockdown.
From January 4, National lockdown in England is in effect. Traveling away from home, including internationally, is restricted from England except in limited circumstances such as for work or for education.
Foreign nationals are subject to the ‘Stay at Home’ regulations. They should not travel abroad unless it is permitted.
Different rules apply in Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland. Travelers must follow all the rules that apply to them.
From November 20, Scotland restricted cross-border travels within the UK, only essential travels—which includes health reasons, work and for study—will be allowed to enter and leave Scotland. People living within Level 3 or Level 4 lockdown areas in Scotland are also not permitted to leave their area, and banned from traveling overseas, though people in Level 0-2 are not.
Travelers who have been in or transited through ared list travel ban country in the past 10 days are not allowed to enter The United Kingdom with the exception of British nationals, nationals of Ireland, residents of the UK.
Certain areas of the UK and Crown Dependencies may have specific travel regulations. Check the relevant page for information related to travel to Jersey, Guernsey, Isle of Man, Shetland, and Orkney.
All travelers entering the United Kingdom must present a completed "Public Health Passenger Locator Form" to immigration upon arrival.
On January 18, all travelers to England, Scotland, Wales or Northern Ireland, including UK nationals returning home, must have a medical certificate with a negative COVID-19 PCR, antigen or LAMP test result taken within 3 days prior to departure.
Travelers from the Common Travel Area (the UK, Ireland, Isle of Man, Jersey, Guernsey, Ascension, Falkland Islands and St Helena), will not be in scope of the regulations. Children under the age of 11 will also not be required to complete pre-departure testing.
Until January 21, travelers from Antigua and Barbuda, St Lucia or Barbados will also not be in scope of the regulations.
On January 18, travel corridors will be suspended, all travelers arriving in the UK from any foreign country except Ireland, the Channel Islands or the Isle of Man are subject to 10-day self-isolation. Travelers can take a test on the 5th day of their arrival, if the test result is negative the self-isolation period will end as soon as they receive the result, they must continue to self-isolate while awaiting for the test result. If the test is positive they need to self-isolate for another 10 days. Count the 10 days starting from the day they took the test, or from when they first had symptoms if that is earlier.
From February 15, British nationals, nationals of Ireland, residents of the UK who have been in or through a red list travel ban country in the past 10 days must quarantine in a government approved hotel for 10 days. They cannot use the Test to Release scheme.
Note: The English, Scottish, Welsh, and Northern Irish governments may be applying quarantine requirements differently. Check for more information on travel to England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland.
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All travelers on flights to the UK must wear face coverings on aircraft and on public transport upon arrival thereafter. Passengers using taxis and private hire vehicles should also use a face covering for the duration of their journey. Drivers may refuse to transport passengers who do not follow guidance for safe travel.
Review the UK government’s entry requirements, and read more about travel restrictions for the UK.
There are currently 7 active cases of COVID-19 diagnosed in GB and 86 deaths as of Mar 7 2021
Please see our Coronavirus (COVID-19) Travel Restrictions page for more information on restrictions worldwide.
KAYAK is a travel search engine. That means we look across the web to find the best prices we can find for our users. With over 2 billion flight queries processed yearly, we are able to display a variety of prices and options on flights to the United Kingdom.
KAYAK’s flight Price Forecast tool uses historical data to determine whether the price for a flight to the United Kingdom is likely to change within 7 days, so travelers know whether to wait or book now.
Hacker Fares allow you to combine one-way tickets in order to save you money over a traditional round-trip ticket. You could then fly to the United Kingdom with an airline and back with another airline.
Sometimes travel dates aren't set in stone. If your preferred travel dates have some wiggle room, flexible dates will show you all the options when flying to the United Kingdom up to 3 days before/after your preferred dates. You can then pick the flights that suit you best.
Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews
Pros: "Friendly, quick and easy check in."
Cons: "sitting next to the people you are traveling with"
Cons: "My TV did not work."
Pros: "Getting a meal and drink"
Cons: "Movie selection wasn't very good, and the touch screens aren't sensitive enough, so I could feel the person behind me poking the screen really hard to make selections."
Pros: "Efficient boarding and on time service from ORD to LHR"
Pros: "Seats were the most uncomfortable I've experienced in years"
Cons: "WiFi rarely worked and I paid almost $30 for it"
Cons: "Wholly inaccurate and frankly FALSE information about baggage policies and seating. This was advertised and linked to the baggage policy of Austrian Airlines. I learned at the airport that I would be charged for bags, by United. I am inclined to never use Kayak, Austrian, or United ever again."
Cons: "Delayed 1 hour"
Cons: "Cabin temperature was set too high that caused dryness"
Pros: "Meals were good, good service, complimentary food and drink at good intervals"
Pros: "Lots of empty seats, we got some sleep."
Cons: "Delayed, but not announced all at once. People could have been put on other planes if the delay had been honestly announced"
Pros: "see above"
Pros: "Food tasted great, pilot did great job, bathroom easily available, cabin service reasonable."
Cons: "Unable to sleep, too uncomfortable"
Cons: "Screen small and blurry"
Pros: "Roomy cabin, comfortable seats. No boxes or annoyances at feet. Free complimentary beverages."
Cons: "Need to upgrade blankets th something that could actually provide warmth."
Pros: "Freebies- free headset, free movies, both dinner and breakfast served , free beer & wine, free bag check. They didn't even try to nickel and dime me."
Cons: "I was somehow surprised by the added fee from FLYUS. It must have been in the small print but I missed it."
Pros: "Despite sitting in the middle seat and being well over 6 feet, there was room."
Cons: "no vegetarian óption for breakfast"
Pros: "Decent flight, can’t complain, pretty much empty."
Cons: "laberithine process to get my boarding pass. Booked on Kayak with last minute on a Luthanasa flight operated by United. Basically had to call all three in order to get my boarding passes as the website didn’t work. Really confusing."
Pros: "Boarding speed was too notch."
Cons: "I can't blame United for this, but we had to circle around Heathrow a couple of time and even had to perform and emergency pull up because there was an airplane still on the landing strip."
Pros: "Captain and crew were brilliant, kept passengers informed throughout as to the delays, as a result all passengers were patient and understanding. Not much more could have been done to improve the experience as the snow and conditions at Dublin airport were out of their hands."
Pros: "Entertainment and leg room brilliant!"
Cons: "Good was disgusting"
Pros: "United Airlines team and the plaine were brilliant."
Pros: "Very nice people working and good service."
Pros: "Good staff"
Cons: "Internet rate is ridiculous...15 / hr and goes up from there"
Cons: "Very limited movie choices on this 767 aircraft"
Cons: "Boarding was delayed because the aircraft was being serviced. None of the tray tables or screens were cleaned. They looked like people sneezed on them. Disgusting."
Pros: "Improve the food and be ahead of the best"
Pros: "Three seats to myself, not crowded."
Pros: "Again could not fault staff and quality of flight services, luckily space to sleep so fantastic flight."
Cons: "Slight delay"
Pros: "Free food and drinks"
Cons: "Sent the details on this on the United site."
Cons: "Wish there was an option for me or even Lufthansa to resell the ticket I couldn't use. $500 wasted"
Cons: "small video monitor"
Cons: "NO INTERNET!!!"
Cons: "The Audio Visual was inoperative!!"
Cons: "No movies"
Cons: "They were late."
Cons: "HUGE DELAY. MISSED CONNECTION. CONSTANT UNCERTAINTY"
Pros: "Great movie selection and quantities of meals/snacks."
Pros: "On time."
Cons: "Almost ruined my trip and lost a day of vacation"
Pros: "Meals, for a coach ticket, were surprisingly good."
Airlines flying from Arcata to the United Kingdom have enacted additional safety measures and adjusted policies to better accommodate travelers. Policies vary by airline.
Daily cleaning, installation of cabin HEPA filters on flights from Arcata to the United Kingdom
Masks required on board, masks provided on flights from Arcata to the United Kingdom
Social distancing seating
Middle seats unavailable to book on flights from Arcata to the United Kingdom
Testing for antibodies, testing for symptoms for flights from Arcata to the United Kingdom
Waiving of change fees. Search flexible flights from Arcata to the United Kingdom