Guernsey, Channel Islands Travel Information

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Guernsey, Channel Islands Scene Guernsey is an island in the English Channel off the coast of Normandy that is part of the Bailiwick of Guernsey, a British Crown Dependency. It is the second largest of the Channel Islands, an island group roughly north of Saint-Malo. The jurisdiction consists of ten parishes on the island of Guernsey, three other inhabited islands (Herm, Jethou and Lihou), and many small islets and rocks. It is not part of the United Kingdom, although defence and some aspects of international relations are managed by the UK. Although the bailiwicks of Jersey and Guernsey are often referred to collectively as the Channel Islands, the "Channel Islands" are not a constitutional or political unit. Jersey has a separate relationship to the Crown from the other Crown dependencies of Guernsey and the Isle of Man, although all are held by the monarch of the United Kingdom.

Things to do in Guernsey, Channel Islands: Castle Cornet • Candie Gardens • German Naval Signals HQ • Vale Castle • La Vallette Underground Military Museum • Shell Beach, Island of Herm • Mermaid Tavern, Island of Herm

Highly rated hotels in Guernsey, Channel Islands: The Longfrie Inn • La Fregate Hotel • The Old Government House Hotel & Spa • The Queens Inn • The Duke of Richmond Hotel • The Farmhouse Hotel • Les Rocquettes • The Peninsula Hotel • Best Western Moores Hotel • The Imperial Hotel • St. Pierre Park Hotel, Spa & Golf Resort • Hotel Bella Luce • Fermain Valley Hotel

Guernsey's electricity is 240V 50Hz and uses plug type G
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Great Circle Distance between Heathrow and Guernsey Airport is 170 miles, with a flight time of approx 1 hrs. Guernsey, Channel Islands's IATA airport code is GCI.
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Climate: Winter, from December to February, is quite cold: temperatures are not too low, but wind and humidity can increase the sensation of cold. The sky is often cloudy, and rainfall is frequent. Sometimes, intense Atlantic depressions can cause wind storms. Snowfalls are relatively rare. Cold spells are not intense and do not last long. The temperature rarely drops below -3°C although the coldest record is -7.8°C set in January 1963. In spring, from March to May, the temperature rises slowly and Atlantic fronts become a bit less frequent. In May, it is often still quite cold, especially in the first half of the month. Summer, from June to August, is cool, with occasional rain and sometimes fog can form. Hot days may reach 25°C and it can sometimes exceed 30°C. The highest record is 32.5°C and was set in August 1990 and in July 2016. Autumn, from September to November, is gray, cloudy and rainy with each passing week getting progressively colder. In November, the wind is often moderate or strong.

BA Tier Points Earned

Route 1LHR‑JER
(BA) ba
(SI) si

Economy5 510
Business40 4080

Economy Tier Points shown are based on fully flexible fares. 'Low' Economy earns 50% of the shown amount. 'Lowest' Economy fares earn 25% of shown amount.

When journey is booked in World Traveler Plus or First and those cabins don't exist on particular legs, the next cabin down will be used on those legs for points collection.

When booking with BA, tier points can be earned on the following Oneworld Oneworld Alliance ® airlines:
asAlaska Airlines, aaAmerican Airlines, baBritish Airways, cxCathay Pacific, ayFinnair, ibIberia, jlJapan Airlines, mhMalaysia Airlines, qfQantas, qrQatar Airways, atRoyal Air Maroc, rjRoyal Jordanian, ulSriLankan Airlines

Avios Required (per leg) for BA Redemption Flight from London to Guernsey, (Zone 1, 1-650 miles)

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