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Covid-19: What you need to know when travelling to Majorca

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To ensure your safety and the safety of others during your journey, follow these instructions when preparing for the airport and throughout your journey.

Are you fit to travel?

Do not travel to the airport if:

You have any symptoms of Covid-19 (e.g. fever, cough, difficulty breathing).
You have tested positive for Covid-19 within the last 14 days.
Someone you are in close contact with has tested positive for Covid-19 in the last 14 days.

Prepare for your trip

Check with your airline before going to the airport.
Please register online. This will help you avoid unnecessary queues and speed up your travel time at the airport. 

Make sure you have enough face masks and hand sanitizer for your journey. Unless otherwise instructed, you should change your mask every four hours.
Read carefully all relevant instructions provided by your airline.
All passengers arriving in Spain must complete a health questionnaire (FCS form). Please use the following link to fill in this web page and follow the instructions on the website.

Alternatively, you can download an app for this purpose, which you can find by searching for “SpTH” in the Google Play Store or the App Store. Filling in the form online before you travel will save you time when you arrive at the airport.
If you are unable to complete the FCS form online or via smartphone, click here for a printable version.

Mandatory PCR test – arrivals

From Monday 23/11/2020, anyone travelling to Mallorca from a high-risk country (which currently includes the UK) must have a negative PCR test result on arrival at the airport. The full list of countries currently considered high risk can be found here.

Please note:

The test can only be taken up to 72 hours prior to arrival in Mallorca.The test result can be presented in Spanish, English, German or French.Anyone arriving without a negative test result will be fined and must be tested at Palma airport.Children under the age of six are exempt and are not required to present the test result.

PCR Test – Departures

Palma airport now has a Covid test centre for departing passengers. It is located on the first floor of the departure lounge. Check the entry requirements in force at your destination a few days before departure. If a PCR test result is desired, the test must be done in advance. You will need to make an appointment at the testing centre at Palma airport or at one of the private health clinics on the island.

At Palma airport

Please observe the following rules at all times:

Wear a face mask.
Keep a distance of 1.5 metres from all other people if possible.
Cover your mouth and nose with a tissue or your elbow if you have to sneeze or cough, even if you are wearing a mask.
Minimise contact with surfaces as much as possible when it is safe to do so.
Wash hands regularly with soap and water for at least 20 seconds or, if this is not possible, use an alcohol-based hand sanitiser.
Drinking fountains may only be used to fill a bottle or other container.
When collecting your luggage, wait until the person in front of you has cleared the area.
Please note that only passengers may enter the terminal building (unless accompanying a person with reduced mobility or a minor travelling alone).

New procedures on arrival at Palma airport

On arrival at Palma airport, you must hand in your completed FCS (Health Questionnaire) form. If you have completed it online, just scan your QR code.
If you are coming from a Covid high-risk country, you will also need to submit a negative PCR test (see above).

All arriving passengers will be checked for body temperature using thermal imaging cameras.
Anyone with a higher than normal body temperature will be examined by medical professionals. If the person has no other symptoms of Covid-19, they may continue their journey to their holiday destination.

If Covid-19 is suspected, the traveller should be tested. Special holiday accommodation has been reserved for holidaymakers and their families who have tested positive for Covid-19 to allow for self-isolation.
Remember that anyone wishing to pick you up or meet you will have to wait outside the terminal building.