Do you plan travel to Ibiza, Formentera, Mallorca or Menorca from a national destination while the sanitary restrictions due to Covid-19 last? In that case, you should know that the Balearic Government has imposed a series of control measures in order to avoid an increase in the incidence of coronavirus in the islands.
Since last December 20, 2020, national travelers who plan to enter the archipelago must pass a control upon arrival at the destination port or airport. Also, they will have to present good cause for the realization of said trip.
The only ones reasons to travel to the Balearic Islands that are admitted as justified are the following:
- Assistance to health centers, services or establishments.
- Compliance with labor, professional, business, institutional or legal obligations.
- Assistance in university, teaching or educational centers, including nursery schools.
- Return to the place of habitual or family residence.
- Assistance or care for the elderly, minors, dependents, people with disabilities or especially vulnerable people.
- Travel to financial and insurance entities, or supply stations in neighboring territories.
- Required or urgent actions before public, judicial or notarial bodies.
- Renewals of permits and / or official documentation, or other administrative procedures that cannot be postponed.
- Taking official exams or tests that cannot be postponed.
- Cause of force majeure or situation of need.
- Activity of a similar nature to the previous ones, duly accredited.
That is, tourist trips are not allowed during this time.
WHAT DO YOU NEED TO TRAVEL TO THE BALEARIC ISLANDS?
Below, we detail everything you need to travel to the Balearic Islands while the alarm state lasts:
> Documentary control
You need fill out a Sanitary Control Form what will you find entering here. Once done, you will get a QR code that will be requested upon your arrival at the port or airport. If you don't present it, the checkpoint staff will help you fill it out. If you refuse to do so or provide false information, you may be penalized.
The only passengers who are exempt from submitting the form are:
-Under 6 years old.
-Passengers in transit in the Balearic Islands whose final destination is another Spanish community or country.
> Sanitary control
Once you present the Health Control Form, you will have to provide a negative diagnostic test for Covid-19. They will only be admitted PCR or TMA (molecular test) that are performed within 72 hours prior to the trip.
They should not present this evidence that passengers in transit with final destination to another country or community, carriers, children under 6, crews and interisland passengers. Nor will they be required to people who prove that they have been outside the Balearic Islands for less than 72 hours.
If upon arrival at the Balearic port or airport you do not have the required PCR or TMA, you have different options depending on whether you are a resident or not.
Resident in the Balearic Islands:
You can do the PCR for free before traveling (72 hours) in different centers of the Peninsula. Here we leave you the list.
If you do not have PCR or TMA on your arrival, You can choose between the following alternatives:
- Make you a free antigen test at the port or airport arrival.
- Before reaching your destination, you can ask for a date to make you one PCR Calling + 34 900 100 971. You can also request that the checkpoint staff provide you with this appointment when arriving at the port or airport.
- If you do not want to undergo any diagnostic tests, you must agree to save quarantine for 10 days.
Non-resident in the islands:
- Accept the performing the antigen test at destination port or airport.
- Save quarantine for 10 days.
The trips between the Balearic Islands are authorized and free of sanitary control.
If you travel to the Balearic Islands from a foreign country ...
If you arrive in the Balearic Islands from a foreign country, the health check varies. On this website You can check what restrictions apply and what you will need to enter the Balearic Islands.
Cost of tests and penalties
Tests to residents, both at origin and destination, they are paid for by the Health Service of the Balearic Islands.
The cost of the antigen test on arrival to the port or airport for non-residents let them travel with good reason also IBSalut assumes it.
Si you are not a resident and you travel without justified reason, you will have to pay the proof and you can be sanctioned.