Essential Information

For visitors to Jersey we have compiled some useful information that will help you both on arrival and during your stay here

Airport
Jersey Airport (JER) is well served from most of the airports in United Kingdom and also has good connections to a selection of the European cities on the mainland. Facilities include Duty-free shopping, restaurant and bar, car hire, ATM’s and business facilities. Bus number 15 has regular connections between St Helier and the airport. The bus runs approximately every 30 minutes and it takes about 30 minutes to reach Liberation Bus Station in the heart of St Helier.
+ 44 1534 828555
Liberty Bus Timetables
Airport Transfers
If you have booked your holiday through a tour operator, you will probably have a coach transfer to/from your accommodation included as part of your package. Private coach transfers can also be booked through the following companies (subject to availability)
Signature Coaches
+ 44 7797 789123
Tantivy Blue Coach
+ 44 1534 706706
Waverley Coaches
+44 1534 758360
Public Rank Taxis
There is a taxi rank adjacent to the arrivals building at the airport and just outside the arrivals building at the harbour. A taxi from the airport to St Helier will cost approximately £13 for the 5 mile (8km) journey and you can pre-book a taxi through
Taxis are able to collect people from the street and official taxi ranks which are located at;
The Airport & Harbours (Elizabeth and Albert Quay) as well as the following locations;
St Helier
Library Place
Snow Hill
Weighbridge
Beresford Street
Hire Cars
Hire cars can be pre-booked through the following providers
Europcar
0800-735-0-735
Hertz
+ 44 1534 636666
Avis
+ 44 1534 495000
Sovereign
+ 44 1534 758141
Zebra
+ 44 1534 736556

Driving is on the left and there is a speed limit of 40 miles (64km) per hour

Public Transport
Travelling by bus is an excellent way to see the island. There is an extensive reliable network crisscrossing  Jersey. There are 1-day, 2-day, 3-day and 7-day passes available Liberty Bus Passes

Given its small size and relatively gentle terrain, hiring a bicycle is another popular way of exploring the island.
Jersey Bike Hire
+ 44 1534 639720
Aarons Bikes
+ 44 1534 280989
Zebra Hire
+ 44 1534 736556
Post
You can find post boxes and post offices all over
the island. Post Offices
All mail posted from Jersey needs the
Jersey postage stamp.
Main Post Office:
Address: Broad Street, St. Helier
Opening hours:
Mon and Wed-Fri 8.30am-5pm.
Tue 9am-5pm. Sat 8.30am-1pm
Phone: +44 1534 616616
Pharmacy
There are numerous pharmacies scattered
around Jersey, mainly in the larger town areas.
Roseville Pharmacy:
Address: 7 Roseville St, St Helier
Opening hours:
Open Sun-Sat 9am-9.30pm. Sundays and
Bank Holidays 9.30am-1pm and 2pm-9.30pm
Phone: +44 1534 734698 (24-hours)
Telephone
Country code: +44 Area
code: 01534
Electricity
Electricity – Voltage: 220-240 Volts, 50Hz. Plugs have three square pins.,Primary Socket Type: British BS – 1363. A travel plug adapter will be required if your appliance is not compliant with this type of socket
Population
Approximately 105,000
Currency
Pound Sterling (JEP) £1 = 100 pence
Jersey has its own currency tied to the British Pound. All United Kingdom notes and coins are legal tender.
Shopping
Opening hours From Mon-Sat shops are normally open from 9am-5.30pm.
During the summer some shops will stay open later. Thursday is traditionally late night shopping and stores are
open until 8pm. Shops are open on Sundays at their own discretion, normally between 11am-4pm.
Local Newspapers
Jersey Evening Post, JEP
Emergency numbers
Police, Fire Brigade and Ambulance: 999 and 112
Tourist information
Jersey Tourism
Jersey Museum, Weighbridge, St Helier, Jersey
Open Mon-Sat 9.00am-5.00pm, Sun 10.00am-5.00pm
+44 1534 859000
Other

Jersey`s General Hospital which includes A&E is situated at The Parade in St Helier

It is also important to note that visitors to the island will be required to pay for any treatment that may be required in the unfortunate event of illness or an injury, this includes travellers from the UK.

All visitors are therefore strongly advised to ensure that they have adequate health and medical insurance before travelling to the island.

Doctor`s visits and call-outs will also incur a charge

Defibrillators are located at various places around the island – Locations

Shopmobility in Jersey is based in the lower ground floor of the Sand Street car park in St Helier.  It is the only charity in the Channel Islands dealing with the hire of mobility equipment.

We can hire mobility scooters, power chairs, manual wheelchairs, toilet seats on legs, shower stools, Zimmer frames and a selection of other mobility equipment.

We will deliver to your accommodation but ask for notice as we operate with few volunteers.

There is also a number of mobility scooters and manual chairs at Durrell Wildlife Conservation Centre.

Public Toilet locations in St Helier

Changing Places toilets are different to standard disabled toilets with extra features and more space to meet the needs as described in Changing Places Toilets 

Duty free allowances 

Visa & Passport requirements

Info on Electric Vehicles

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