UPDATE - 1st AUGUST 2022

 

REQUIREMENTS AND CONTROLS REGARDING THE MOVEMENT OF PASSENGERS ON FERRIES

 

TO TRAVEL TO MOROCCO FROM SPAIN

We are resuming crossings between the ports in Morocco and Spain and France.

ALGECIRAS - TANGIER MED The route is reopening BOOK NOW

ALMERÍA - NADOR The route is reopening BOOK NOW .

The health conditions for entry into Morocco are:

All passengers over 12 years of age must present the following in order to travel:

  • Fill in the health form which can also be found on board the ship.
  • Valid health passport or negative PCR test result less than hours old (from the time of testing to departure).

* Valid health passport means having been vaccinated with three doses or, failing that, with two doses and that the administration of the last dose was less than four months ago. For the J&J vaccine, a single dose is equivalent to two doses of the other vaccines.

 

More information on the Moroccan Ministry of Tourism website.

 

 

TO TRAVEL TO FRANCE FROM MOROCCO

We are resuming crossings between the ports in Morocco and Spain and France.

NADOR - SÈTE > The route is reopening >BOOK NOW .

 End of travel restrictions to France.

All passengers departing from Nador, destination Sète will not have to comply with any health requirements, since 1 August 2022.

More detailed information here


TO TRAVEL TO ALGERIA FROM SPAIN

All required health documents must be printed on paper.

The health conditions for entry into Algeria are as follows: 

All passengers over 12 years of age must present the following in order to travel:

  • Complete COVID-19 vaccination passport with a validity of less than 9 months. All COVID-19 vaccinations are accepted or in lieu of a COVID Certificate, a negative COVID-19 PCR test dated less than 72 hours prior to departure (date and time; in Arabic, French or English), to be presented at check-in and handed over upon arrival.

- THE CLOSING TIME FOR CHECK-IN ON THE VALENCIA - MOSTAGANEM LINE IS 2 HOURS BEFORE THE DEPARTURE OF THE SHIP. 
CURRENT FERRY DEPARTURE: 6:30 PM CHECK IN CLOSES: 4:30 PM

 

TO TRAVEL TO SPAIN FROM MOROCCO OR ALGERIA

The health conditions for entry to Spain are:

All passengers arriving in Spain by sea must belong to one of the groups indicated in Order INT/657/2020 of 17 July, otherwise they may be refused entry into Spain.

(a) residents of the European Union, Schengen associated States, Andorra, Monaco, the Vatican (Holy See) or San Marino en route to that country, with documentary proof;
(b) holders of a long-stay visa issued by a Member State or Schengen-associated State en route to that country;
(c) health professionals, including health researchers, and care professionals travelling to or returning from exercising of their professional activities;
(d) transport personnel, seafarers and the aircrew required to carry out air transport activities;
e) diplomatic and consular staff, staff of international organisations, military, civil protection and members of humanitarian organisations, in the exercise of their functions;
f) students studying in the Schengen Member States or associated States and in possession of the corresponding long-stay permit or visa, provided that they are going to the country where they are studying, and that the entry takes place during the academic year or the 15 days prior to the academic year. If the destination is Spain and the duration of the stay is up to 90 days, proof must be provided that the studies are to be carried out in an authorised educational establishment in Spain, registered in the corresponding administrative register, involving a full-time, on-site programme during this phase, and leading to the award of a degree or certificate of studies;
g) highly qualified employees whose work is necessary and cannot be postponed or carried out remotely, including participants in high-level sporting events taking place in Spain. These circumstances must be justified by documentary evidence;
h) persons travelling for duly accredited imperative family reasons;
i) persons who provide documentary evidence of force majeure or necessity, or whose entry is permitted on humanitarian grounds;
k) persons in possession of a vaccination or recovery certificate recognised for this purpose by the Ministry of Health, subject to verification by the health authorities.
 
Persons aged 12 years or older, and under the age of 18 years, who present a negative SARS-CoV-2 molecular nucleic acid amplification test (RT-PCR or similar) for SARS-CoV- performed 72 hours prior to arrival, as verified by the health authorities.
Health requirements to clear health controls at the point of entry into Spain.
 

Anyone arriving in Spain by air or sea from countries that do not belong to the European Union or which are not Schengen associated countries may be subject to a health check at the first point of entry, which shall include, at least, taking their temperature, a documentary check and a visual check of their physical condition.  
Temperature monitoring will be carried out routinely and the temperature should be below 37.5 °C.
 
Everyone arriving in Spain must be in possession of one of the following certificates:
 
a.    Vaccination certificate: confirming that the holder is fully vaccinated against COVID-19. This certificate will be valid from 14 days after the date the last dose of the complete vaccination course was received, provided that no more than 270 days have elapsed since the date of administration of the last dose of the complete vaccination course. If the 270 days are exceeded, the certificate must reflect the receipt of a booster dose, with the exception of vaccination certificates for persons under 18 years of age, which will remain valid after 270 days.
b.    Diagnostic test certificate: confirming that the holder has had a negative diagnostic test. Either a molecular nucleic acid amplification test, obtained within 72 hours prior to departure, or an antigen detection test included in the common list of rapid antigen detection tests for COVID-19, obtained within 24 hours prior to departure.
c.    Recovery certificate: confirming that, following a positive diagnostic test, the holder has recovered from a SARS-CoV-2 infection.  Recovery certificates issued by the competent authority or a medical service at least 11 days after the first positive nucleic acid amplification test or antigen detection test, carried out by health professionals or qualified personnel, are valid. The certificate remains valid for 180 days after the date of the first positive diagnostic test result. The antigen detection tests must be included in the common list of antigen detection tests for COVID-19 and must have been performed by healthcare professionals or personnel qualified to perform the tests.
 
The vaccination certificate must include, at least, the following information:
1. Name and surname of the holder.
2. Date of vaccination, indicating the date of the last dose received.
3. Type(s) of vaccine(s) administered.
4. Number of doses administered/full course.
5. Issuing country.
6. ID of the body issuing the vaccination certificate.
 
The diagnostic test certificate must include, at least, the following information:
1. Name and surname of the holder.
2. Date of sample collection.
3. Type of test performed.
4. Issuing country.
 
The recovery certificate must include, at least, the following information:
1. Name and surname of the holder.
2. Date of first positive diagnostic test result for SARS-CoV-2.
3. Type of test performed.
4. Issuing country.
 

Additional information:  Check all the health measures for entry into Spain here


FOR TRAVEL WITHIN SPAIN (BALEARIC ISLANDS, CANARY ISLANDS, CEUTA AND MELILLA)

 

TO TRAVEL WITHIN SPAIN NO EXTRAORDINARY HEALTH CONTROL MEASURES ARE REQUIRED. IT IS NOT NECESSARY TO COMPLETE THE TRAVEL HEALTH FORM.

Find more information for safe travel to the Balearic Islands, at this link.

 

 

BOOKINGS WITH PETS

From Melilla* or Ceuta pets must travel according to the following requirements:
- Be microchipped
- Present the certificate for a valid rabies vaccination administered within the last 12 months.
- Present a European pet passport (Regulation (EU) No. 577/2013), containing identification and vaccination data.

*Melilla to Motril: the non-commercial (pet) movement of dogs, cats and ferrets is prohibited as of January 11, 2022. Until January 11, in the Port of Motril, animal controls will be intensified.
 

If you are travelling between Morocco or Algeria and Europe, remember that you must meet all the requirements. See regulation 577/2013 here

 


BOOKINGS AND CUSTOMER SERVICE

 

  • Web chat to respond to your most immediate requests. The opening hours are Monday to Friday from 10 am to 2 pm and from 6 pm to 7 pm; Saturdays from 9 am to 7 pm and Sundays from 10 am to 7 pm.
  • Access the help form to resolve your queries by clicking here.
  • 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 coordinating with the competent authorities at all times 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


Currently the use of face masks on board our ferriesand fast ferries is not compulsory. You should only use one if you are unable to respect the minimum safety distance required.