Jersey is nestled in the English Channel, just 14 miles (22km) off the coast of France. Despite its compact size, measuring just nine miles by five, it is the largest of the Channel Islands and boasts a rich and varied landscape. From lush valleys and rolling sand dunes to golden cows in green fields and a wild coastline, the unique blend of British and French influences makes Jersey the perfect place to get away from it all.
Whether you’re planning a short break, or a grand adventure, Jersey is full of surprises. Just nine miles by five with the sea never more than ten minutes away, you’ll soon catch the laidback island feeling. Only a short hop away by air or sea, and you’ll be sinking your toes into the soft golden sand as the island warmly welcomes you to a wonderful island escape.
Coming to Jersey is straightforward. As we are part of the Common Travel Area, if you are arriving from the UK, passports are not required, but you will need a form of photo ID. If you’re arriving from outside of the EU, you will require a valid passport. If you are just visiting Jersey on holiday, you don’t need a visa if you’re an EU or EAA national. To find out more information, read the advice on the Government of Jersey site.
So what are you waiting for? Jersey is the perfect place to unwind and rebalance.
You can get to Jersey by sea or by air. With a flight duration of around an hour from over 20 UK airports, and only a little while longer from Europe, you can be sipping on sundowners in time for sunset. Explore the airline options to get you touching down in Jersey in no time, or sail away to your island escape and discover the ferry crossings to Jersey from the UK and France.
Jersey has some incredible holiday offers and deals, waiting to be snapped up. Check them out here and start saving on your island escape.
Just off the Normandy coast, the Channel Islands, comprising Jersey, Guernsey, Alderney, Sark and Herm are a short hop away from Britain and mainland Europe. Their mild winters, warm summers and long hours of sunshine make them ideal year-round destinations. Click on the links below to find out more about each island!