Please be advised the ABO is closely following local government guidelines and advice concerning the coronavirus situation. The latest is that there will be no more scheduled flights to Alderney until June.
Keep up to date with Bailiwick’s latest information at www.gov.gg/coronavirus.
Aurigny airlines issued the following 21/03/2020
“Due to the evolving situation with covid-19, Aurigny is amending schedules and following official advice to cancel all but essential travel.
Please note that anyone arriving in the Bailiwick of Guernsey (Guernsey or Alderney) from anywhere outside of the Bailiwick, must self-isolate for 14 days even if they have no symptoms. see gov.gg for more information.
We are temporarily suspending services between Alderney and Southampton and regret we are unable to offer you an alternative flight or flights near to your booked travel time. If your need to travel is urgent it is possible to travel between Alderney and Southampton via Guernsey by booking separate connecting flights. Unfortunately, our systems are not able to do this for you automatically.
Please go to www.aurigny.com/manage and enter your booking reference and surname.
The process for routing via Guernsey is to select the “cancel booking” option and we will issue a credit voucher (please note that we will do this as quickly as we can, but we are exceptionally busy at this time). Then make a new booking for your flights via Guernsey. Should you choose to do this and find that the total cost of the connecting flights is greater than you had paid originally for the direct flights, please email us at email@example.com quoting your old and new booking references and we will refund the difference in the fares paid and refund your voucher if it is of no use to you.
If your need to travel is not urgent, an alternative to accepting the cancellation and seeking a refund would be to move your flights to a time later in the year. Choosing the “re-book” option will enable you to do this without incurring change of booking fees, though any differences in fares may apply.
Please note that there are direct flights between Alderney and Southampton on the 26th and 29th of March, these are currently the last planned flights before June.
We kindly ask that you only call us if absolutely necessary as our phone lines and reservations team are extremely busy. thank you for your understanding.”
If you are considering rescheduling your visit to the ABO to later in the year or moving your stay to 2021 please contact our warden John Horton to make reservations.
The ABO Team.
Here’s where your adventure starts! We are that small little dot, 8 miles from Normandy, 60 miles from Portland and 60 miles from Brittany. Alderney is in the perfect position to experience bird migration, visit some of the largest seabird colonies in southern Britain and explore an island full natural world wonders and steeped in history.
There are flights available both directly from Southampton and you can transfer from a range of airports in the UK via Guernsey (e.g. Aurigny fly from Gatwick, Manchester, East Midlands, Stansted, Leeds/Bradford as well as Grenoble and Barcelona). Just so you know, Aurigny operates small planes and have an impeccable safety record – they really are Alderney’s mini cab service in the sky! Aurigny caters for the Alderney leg on all flights and you can reach Guernsey with Aurigny as well as Flybe and Blue Islands. It is also possible to get to Guernsey with Condor Ferries (too big to fit into Alderney’s harbour) and from Guernsey you have the option of The Little Ferry Company, a small fast boat which comes up several times a week. There are also several boat chartering options available with Lady Maris II.