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Washington travel advice
Explore our complete guide to Washington State with the latest travel advice for travellers and holidaymakers including official updates and local travel tips for Washington State.
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Washington State travel guide - essential info
Below is a beginner's guide to Washington State with essential travel facts such as dominant language spoken, typical flight time from the UK and the local currency. You can also check whether visas are required and what plug adapter you need to pack.
|Washington - quick facts
|UK -8 hours
|A + B plug (120V)
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Washington tourist information
✝ = Typical flight time from the UK and visa requirements for UK travellers.
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Washington State weather
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The Washington State weather guide shows long term monthly averages for Seattle.
Washington State travel advice
Check the latest travel advice on visiting Washington State from official government sources (in english) from around the world including entry requirements and travel restrictions.
- UK traveller advice for the Washington - UK FCDO
- Irish traveller advice for the Washington - Department of Foreign Affairs, Ireland
- Canadian travel advice for the Washington - Government of Canada
- Safe travel advisories for the Washington - Ministry of Foreign Affairs, New Zealand
- Smarter traveller advice for the Washington - Department of Foreign Affairs, Australia
Learn more about the current safety and security risks from terrorism, natural disasters and more. Read about the local laws and customs to consider when travelling around Washington State.
Note: UK FCDO - UK Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office
FCDO travel advice
Washington State travel health
Find out more about staying safe when travelling to Washington State with the latest guidance on required vaccinations and recommended medication to take with you.
- Vaccines & medicines for the Washington - CDC
- Health & vaccinations for the Washington - TravelHealthPro, NaTHNac
- How to stay safe & healthy in the Washington - Fit for Travel, Public Health Scotland
Check out the general travel tips for staying safe and healthy in Washington State, risks of preventable diseases and what to pack.
Note: CDC - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Washington State covid live updates
Check the latest live updates on Covid-19 in Washington State with the vaccination requirements, current available statistics and up-to-date travel advice from government agencies.
- Travellers' health for the Washington - Washington State Department of Health
- Coronavirus timeline in the Washington - Johns Hopkins University
- Latest info on travel to the Washington - US Centers for Disease Control
Washington State travel features
Do you want to learn more about Washington State? Read our latest features covering travel tips and insider destination guides on where to go and what to do in Washington State.
Washington State FAQs
Read our frequently asked questions about travelling to Washington State including the current entry restrictions, covid rules, driving side, electrical plugs used and much more.
Are there entry restrictions to Washington due to Covid-19?
Washington is open to fully vaccinated travellers only from the UK.
Proof of full Covid-19 vaccination required for arrivals from the UK.
Check out Washington State Department of Health for more information.
Do I need to quarantine in the UK if I travel from the USA?
You do not need to quarantine on arrival in the UK from the USA. The UK no longer requires a passenger locator form, Covid-19 test or proof of vaccination.
What is the flight time to Washington State from the UK?
The flight time to Washington State from the UK is typically 10 hours.
Flights to Washington State
What is the time difference between Washington State and the UK?
The time difference between Washington State and the UK is UK time-8 hours.
What is the main language spoken in Washington State?
What is the currency in Washington State?
Which plugs are used in Washington State?
Washington State uses electrical plug type A + B (120 Volts).
Which side of the road do they drive on in Washington State?
They drive on the right side of the road in Washington State.
Transport options for Washington State
Do you need a visa for Washington State?
Yes, UK passport holders do need a visa to enter Washington State.
Check Washington State visa requirements for all passport holders with iVisa.com*.
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