Information for Commonwealth Youth Parliament delegates
Please see below travel and accommodation information for delegates and mentors attending the conference. Should you have any queries or problems, please do not hesitate to contact us.
The Jersey branch will make
all necessary accommodation arrangements for each participating Youth
Parliamentarian and mentor. Almost all conference participants will be
staying at the Pomme d'Or Hotel in St. Helier which is a short
walk from the States Assembly. Some participants will be accommodated in the
Royal Yacht Hotel which is opposite the Pomme d’Or.
Leah Stoodley if you
have any questions about your accommodation and Leah will be more than happy to
Most meals will be provided during the programme. You must notify the conference organisers at the time of registration if you have any special dietary needs.
Return transport to and from Jersey Airport, and any necessary local transport in Jersey as part of the programme, is provided. There are several flights each day between Jersey and London Gatwick and other UK airports.
For further information on where you can fly to and from Jersey, see the
Jersey Airport website.
All Youth Parliamentarians are expected to dress in business attire or national dress for the programme. This includes a jacket, shirt and tie for men.
In late February the daytime temperature is likely to be around 12˚C or colder. Wind and rain are also possible so warm clothing, including raincoats and umbrellas, is essential.
You can keep up to date with the
weather forecast on gov.je.
Jersey is part of the British Isles' common travel area. There are no immigration controls between the UK and Jersey. Photo ID is often required by airlines flying into Jersey.
You can check
visa and passport requirements for visiting Jersey on gov.je. If you are travelling from outside the UK, check whether you require a visa on the gov.uk website.
Youth Parliamentarians and mentors must arrange their own medical and travel insurance.
Jersey has health agreements with a number of different countries. These agreements provide some free health care, or health care at a lower cost, if you are taken ill while on holiday. Only urgent treatment will be provided. You are therefore strongly advised to ensure you have insurance in place.
Visit Jersey website contains lots of information about Jersey, its culture and what there is to see and do.
Contacts for the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association are:
Arlene Bussette, Director of Programmes
James Pinnell, Programmes Assistant
email the general office or call on +44 (0) 20 7799 1460
Contacts for the Jersey team are:
Mark Egan, Greffier of the States. Email Mark or call +44 (0) 1534 441013
Leah Stoodley, Personal Assistant to the Greffier Team. Email Leah or call +44 (0) 1534 441069