Terminal Drop-Off Charge

A £5 charge now applies to vehicles dropping off passengers at the designated drop-off zones, located directly outside the terminals. Discounts and exemptions will apply. Free drop-off will be available at the Long Stay car parks.

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No rail services to Heathrow - 4 & 5 December

Due to engineering works at Heathrow, there will be no mainline rail services to or from Heathrow Airport on 4 & 5 December.


London Underground services between the terminals and London will continue to operate, passengers looking to travel to central London, or connecting between terminals 5 and 2/3, will be required to use the London Underground services.

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Coronavirus update

Face coverings are mandatory at the airport and we encourage everyone to wear one at all times, unless they’re exempt. Passengers can purchase face coverings at several retailers at the airport including Boots and WHSmith. 


The safety of both passengers and colleagues has always been Heathrow’s number one priority. The airport has several COVID-secure measures in place to make sure everyone has a safe journey including: 


- Enhance cleaning regimes including Hygiene Technicians, UV robots and other anti-viral technologies to ensure continuous disinfection across terminals

- Dedicated COVID marshals to enforce social distancing

- 600 hand sanitiser stations 


Due to the emergence of a new Coronavirus variant, the UK Government have advised that fully vaccinated passengers arriving into England must:


Take a PCR test no later than 2 days after their arrival.

- Self isolate until they receive their result.

- If a passenger tests positive, they must isolate for 10 days.

- If a passenger tests negative, they can leave self isolation.


Passengers arriving from a country on the red list must book a managed quarantine hotel.


Passengers who are not fully vaccinated must continue to follow separate guidance.


As countries may change their entry requirements, we advise customers to check the UK Government website for up to date information.

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  • Providenciales

    Providenciales travel guide


    Friendly bottle-nosed dolphins greet visitors in the unbelievably clear and warm waters off Grace Bay on the beautiful island of Providenciales, where miles of sandy white beaches are protected by a healthy coral barrier reef. It's hardly surprising that this tropical wonderland has become the most developed of the Turks and Caicos Islands, luring thousands of diving enthusiasts and holidaymakers intent on getting away from it all.

    Although well equipped with tourist facilities, including an international airport, superb hotels, a casino, a golf club and several small shopping malls, Providenciales remains largely unspoilt. The beaches stretch for miles and on some of the little offshore cays it's still possible to imagine you are Robinson Crusoe. But unlike the famous literary castaway, visitors to Providenciales (known usually as 'Provo') enjoy pleasurable pursuits with which to occupy themselves. Most find it difficult to tear themselves away from the beach, but with so many watersports on offer it's hardly necessary to do so: scuba diving, snorkelling, sea kayaking, parasailing, windsurfing, fishing and sailing are all popular diversions.

    It's also great to hop on a bike and go exploring to see the sights. Among the attractions on the island is the Hole, billed as a beautiful bottomless pit near Long Bay Beach. One can also wander up the hillside above Sapodilla Bay to read the graffiti on the scattered rocks left by shipwrecked sailors. At the Caicos Conch Farm visitors can see how conch is grown, before settling down to sample the delicious mollusc along with some fiery rum punch at one of the many superb local restaurants. Just offshore, more interesting creatures await on Little Water Cay, a haven for rare rock iguanas that can be viewed from raised boardwalks.

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    Providenciales International Airport
    Location: The airport is located one mile (2km) west of Providenciales town.
    Time: Local time is GMT -4
    Getting to the city: Most resorts and hotels offer an airport transfer service. Taxis are freely available.
    Car Rental: Avis, Budget and Hertz, among others, are represented at the airport.
    Facilities: The airport has a restaurant, bar, cafeteria, VIP lounge, duty-free shop, newsagent, gift shop, wireless internet connection in the International Departure Lounge and a travel agency.

    No direct flights from Heathrow to this Destination