UPDATE - 30 NOVEMBER 2021

 

REQUIREMENTS AND CONTROLS REGARDING THE MOVEMENT OF PASSENGERS ON FERRIES


FOR TRAVEL TO THE BALEARIC ISLANDS FROM MAINLAND SPAIN


In addition, for non-national travellers it will be mandatory to fill in the DIGITAL HEALTH CONTROL FORM (FCS) FOR DOCUMENT CONTROL AT PORTS AND AIRPORTS IN THE BALEARIC ISLANDS, for which we also provide the link here

Departures from Dénia: New antigen testing service

If you need an antigen test for your trip to the Balearic Islands, we are launching a new service, where you can request your test before boarding at the Dénia Maritime Station. You can book your test through this link.

TIMETABLE

Opening time: 2 hours before the departure of the ship.

Closing time: 30 minutes before the departure of the ship.

You can also take the test in the laboratory of your choice or on arrival in the Balearic Islands.

Remember that, according to information from the competent authorities, if you have an EU Digital COVID Certificate or official document certifying that you are fully vaccinated, an EU Digital COVID Certificate or document certifying that you have recovered from the disease within the previous 6 months, or you have a negative PCR test taken within 72 hours of travel, you do not need to take the antigen test. See the complete information here


To travel safely to the Balearic Islands, check this link


FOR TRAVEL TO THE CANARY ISLANDS FROM MAINLAND SPAIN

The entry and exit of people to the islands is limited. 

  • La Palma, La Gomera, El Hierrro, Tenerife and Gran Canaria: Level 1 Alert. Up to 2 December, 2021, inclusive, subject to periodic reevaluations, including prior to the date indicated.
  • Fuerteventura and Lanzarote: Level 2 Alert. Up to 2 December, 2021, inclusive, subject to periodic reevaluations, including prior to the date indicated.

From midnight on December 1, 2021, to midnight on January 15, 2022

1. All persons arriving in the Canary Islands from any of the Autonomous Communities and Cities of the Spanish State, excluding those under twelve years and three months of age, must undergo a COVID-19 Active Infection Diagnostic Test (AIDT) and have a negative result. The AIDT must belong to one of the following types, at the passenger's discretion:

a) Molecular nucleic acid amplification test (NAAT), the sample for which was obtained within 72 hours of arrival in the Canary Islands.

b) Antigen detection test included in the common list of rapid antigen detection tests for COVID-19, within 48 hours prior to arrival in the Canary Islands.

2. The test will be carried out, in general, in the place of origin, and must be accredited by means of original documentation, written in Spanish, which may be presented in paper or electronic format. The diagnostic test certificate must include, at least, the following information:

- Name and surname of the person tested
- Date of sampling.
- Type of test performed.
- Authorised health centre that performed the test.
- Issuing country.

3. At the points of entry into the Canary Islands, the passenger may be asked, at any time, for proof of the result of the AIDT.

4. In the exceptional event that the passenger has not carried out an AIDT under the terms indicated in point 1, this will be carried out at the arrival terminal. Anyone who refuses to do a test out must remain under quarantine in their residence for 10 days, without prejudice to any sanctioning measures that may be applicable.

5. Without prejudice to the previous paragraphs, the health services may require the passenger to undergo an AIDT at passenger entry points, when they deem it necessary, and this potential requirement is not optional for the passenger.

EXCLUSIONS

a.    Passengers in transit at a Canarian port or airport when their final destination is another country or another place within Spain.

b.    Passengers who prove they have been outside the Autonomous Community of the Canary Islands for a period of less than 72 hours prior to arrival, regardless of their place of residence.

c.    Passengers who can prove that they have received the full course of vaccination against COVID-19 by means of a certificate issued by the competent authorities of the health administration that administered it, with at least 14 days having elapsed since the last dose was administered.
d.    Passengers who are able to prove that they have recovered from the disease by means of a recovery certificate issued by the competent authority or by a medical service at least 11 days after the first positive NAAT diagnostic test. The validity of the certificate expires 180 days from the date the sample was taken.
 

TO TRAVEL TO MOROCCO

From Spain

AS OF TODAY, NOVEMBER 10, 2021, THE EXTERNAL MARITIME AND LAND BORDERS OF MOROCCO REMAIN CLOSED, INCLUDING THE BORDER CROSSINGS OF CEUTA AND MELILLA,
LAST MINUTE . From today, November 29, 2021, at 11:59 p.m., ALL TRIPS TO MOROCCO ARE SUSPENDED, in principle for 15 days, according to the Moroccan Press Agency (MAP), as published on its Twitter account. This measure has been taken pending the development of the new variant of COVID-19
More information here .

 

TO TRAVEL TO FRANCE FROM NADOR

LAST MINUTE . From today, November 29, 2021, at 11:59 p.m., ALL TRIPS TO MOROCCO ARE SUSPENDED, in principle for 15 days, according to the Moroccan Press Agency (MAP), as published on its Twitter account. This measure has been taken pending the development of the new variant of COVID-19
More information here .


TO TRAVEL TO ALGERIA

The maritime connection between mainland Spain and Algeria will reopen on 20 November next, which had been suspended since March 2020 when the border closure was decreed. All required health documents must be printed on paper.

TO TRAVEL TO ALGERIA FROM SPAIN

  • Fully vaccinated passengers must present vaccination certificate and must provide a PCR test certificate with a negative result 36 hours before the departure of the ship. 
  • Unvaccinated passengers must provide a PCR test certificate with a negative result 36 hours before departure of the ship. 
  • Antigen tests are not accepted.   
  • Passengers under the age of 12 are exempt from presenting a vaccination certificate or a negative COVID-19 test result.
  • Upon arrival in Algeria, both vaccinated and unvaccinated passengers (except those under 12 years of age), will undergo an antigen test at the passenger's expense at a cost of 10€ or DZD 1,600.  

Departures from Valencia: New PCR test service at an exclusive price

If you need to do a PCR test for your trip to Mostaganem, we are launching a new service where you can request your test directly at the Port of València, next to the Baleària ticket offices or at the GOlab - Paterna laboratory (C/Corretger, 51, Paterna) . It is necessary to make an appointment. Book your PCR test here .

TIMETABLE:

Friday: 8 am to 2 pm and 4 pm to 8 pm. Price 65€ / person

Saturdays: 8 am to 10 am (APPOINTMENT ONLY). Price 72€ / person

 

TO TRAVEL TO SPAIN FROM ALGERIA

  • Fully vaccinated passengers may enter and are exempt from quarantine and from presenting a negative COVID-19 test result. They must present a certificate of vaccination and have been inoculated with their last dose of vaccine at least 14 days prior to arrival. The permitted vaccines are: Pfizer-BioNTech (Comirnaty), Moderna (Spikevax), AstraZeneca, Janssen, Sinopharm (China), Sinovac (China), Serum Institute of India PVT, LTD.
  • Unvaccinated European resident passengers must provide a PCR test certificate with negative result performed 72 hours prior to arrival in Spain or an antigen test performed 48 hours prior to arrival in Spain.
  • Non-European-resident passengers with a type C visa must present a vaccination certificate. The permitted vaccines are: Pfizer-BioNTech (Comirnaty), Moderna (Spikevax), AstraZeneca, Janssen, Sinopharm (China), Sinovac (China), Serum Institute of India PVT, LTD and for exemptions, please see here.
  • Passengers under the age of 12 are exempt from presenting a vaccination certificate or a negative COVID-19 test result.
  • In addition, it is compulsory to fill out the travel health form on the Spain Travel Health (SPTH) app or at https://spthm.puertos.es/

Check all the health measures for entry to Spain here

 

BOOKINGS WITH PETS

If you travel with your pet between Morocco or Algeria and Europe, remember that you must meet all the requirements. See regulation 577/2013 here

 


BOOKINGS AND PASSENGER SERVICE

 

  • Web chat to respond to your most immediate requests. Opening hours are Monday to Friday from 10 am to 2 pm and from 4 pm to 7 pm; Saturdays from 9 am to 7 pm and Sundays from 10 am to 7 pm.
  • Clickhere to access the help form to answer your questions.
  • Algeria - Mostaganem bookings. New bookings through the web or travel agency. You can change your booking before the border closure at the Mostaganem ticket office (by phone or in person, see the location here)
    +213 (0)45 40 97 88
    +213 (0) 45 40 97 89


Baleària is continually liaising with the competent authorities and following their instructions We will notify you of any change in your trip at the telephone number you provided in the booking.


WE HAVE MADE OUR POLICY ON CHANGES AND CANCELLATIONS MORE FLEXIBLE


Our fares are more flexible! In addition, if the mobility restrictions adopted by the government have affected your trip, we will let you change the date of your booking at no extra cost*. If you are still not sure when to travel, you can also leave the date of your booking open and decide at a later date.
* The first two changes carry no penalty.


SECURITY MEASURES


At Baleària we have also implemented safety measures, both on board our ferries and in our terminals, which have enabled us to become the first shipping company in the world to obtain the Global Safe Site Covid-19 label from the international certification and inspection body Bureau Veritas. Learn more about these measures here.