Covid-19 Restrictions on Cruising: Russia


Status Summary

  1. Can I and my crew get to my boat and back?
    Russia is NOT on the list of countries which are exempt from the FCO restrictions on non essential travel.

    This may mean that your travel and health insurance is not valid, check with your insurance company before travelling.

    All travellers are advised to avoid non-essential travel to this country.

    Anyone arriving into Russian airports will be temperature-checked and may be tested for COVID-19 at the airport on arrival.

    Individuals entering or returning to the UK from this country will be required to follow additional UK border measures which includes self-isolation for 14 days.

  2. Restrictions sailing in-country and cross-border
    There is currently no clear information on restrictions on sailing in Russia.

    According to the UK FCO the Russian government requires that all arrivals to the country should remain in quarantine for a period of 14 days, regardless of whether they show symptoms. You should comply with any additional screening measures put in place by the authorities.

  3. Social restrictions and requirements (and any special points)
    It is mandatory to wear a face mask at all times when leaving your place of residence and gloves in stores or other institutions, at work and when travelling by any type of public transport or taxi.

    Social distancing of 1.5 metres is to be followed everywhere except in taxis.

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Reviewed: 04/08/20

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