Brexit and UK Transition
Brexit completes on the 31st December 2020 - Are You Ready
Brexit / UK Transition:
The UK has left the EU, and the transition period after Brexit comes to an end this year. Check the new rules from January 2021 and take action now.
For Non EU/UK Nationals:
You will as normal need to apply for a sportsman’s visa CLICK HERE for details, you are also eligible to travel to the UK as a visitor under the normal UK Borders Rules, which you can do so if you win a Tour Card at PSC Q-School until your visa application is completed. We can also provide documentation that you are own The PDC Tour.
For EU Nationals visiting the UK after the 1st January 2021:
EU, EEA and Swiss citizens will continue to be able to travel to the UK for holidays or short trips without needing a visa. You’ll be able to cross the UK border using a valid passport. You must have the correct documents to show at the UK border if you’re travelling to the UK from 1st January 2021.
UK Nationals Visiting Europe from the 1st January 2021:
It is your responsibility to check all aspects before you book or travel, here are the current government guidelines on the UK Transition.
- Check your passport
- Get travel insurance that covers your healthcare
- Check you have the right driving documents
On the day you travel, you’ll need your passport to both:
- have at least 6 months left
- be less than 10 years old (even if it has 6 months or more left)
These rules do not apply to travel to Ireland. You can continue to use your passport as long as it’s valid for the length of your stay.
European Health Insurance Card (EHIC):
You should always get appropriate travel insurance with healthcare cover before you go abroad.
Your European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) will only be valid up to 31st December 2020. It’s particularly important you get travel insurance with the right cover if you have a pre-existing medical condition. This is because the EHIC scheme covers pre-existing conditions, while many travel insurance policies do not.
Mobile roaming, free roaming may end:
From 1st January 2021, the guarantee of free mobile phone roaming throughout the EU, Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway will end. Check with your phone operator to find out about any roaming charges you might get from 1st January 2021.
A new law means that you’re protected from getting mobile data charges above £45 without you knowing. Once you reach £45, you need to opt in to spend more so that you can continue using the internet while you’re abroad. Your phone operator will tell how you can do this.
You’ll need to declare cash of £10,000 or more (or the equivalent in another currency) if you take it between the UK and any other country. If you’re a business: You may need to make a customs declaration if you take goods with you to sell abroad or use for business