Practical information for travel to the UK during 2020


We want to emphasise the message that travel for EU clients to the UK in 2020 does not change:

• Clients can continue to travel using their passports and national ID cards
• Clients will not need a visa for holidays or short-term visits
• Flights, ferries and trains will continue to operate as normal
• Pet owners will be able to travel using their EU pet passport
• Clients European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) will still be valid
• Clients can still drive in Great Britain using your EU driving licence

For the most up-to-date information on visiting the UK, please see the official government website:

Clients can also be referred to our consumer websites for the most up-to-date information in Dutch: here


We have also made available assets for use in communication with clients in The Netherlands. An explanatory YouTube video and infographic to share with clients can be found here:


We thank you for your continued support and look forward to working with you in the years to come!

Your VisitBritain team.

VisitBritain is the national tourist board for Great Britain with the remit to promote Britain to potential visitors in a modern and appealing way.

Our travel trade strategy in The Netherlands is to work with key intermediaries to generate incremental visitors, more often, travelling across the nations (England, Wales, Scotland & Northern Ireland) and all regions of Britain, spending more money.

To achieve this, VisitBritain will:

  • Work with industry partners to leverage reach and value
  • Bring relevant new product experiences to market
  • Ensure the most relevant destination content is available

All of these images, and many more are available at

Your Local Contact

Marieke van Dijl
Regional Commercial Manager
Europe – Amsterdam
Koningslaan 44
1075 AE
Telephone: tel:+31(0)206077704

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