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Last updated: 10th March 2020

Coronavirus, Fuerteventura and Travel Insurance

As a result of the worldwide coronavirus outbreak, Spanish authorities have implemented measures to limit the virus' spread. Visit the Spanish Ministry of Health website to stay up-to-date with local advice for visitors to Fuerteventura. When entering Fuerteventura via the airport or cruise terminal, you can expect to undertake advanced health screening measures.

Visit the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO)for up-to-date and in-depth advice for travellers visiting Fuerteventura.

Will Coronavirus Affect my Fuerteventura Travel Insurance?

Holiday Extras have created a coronavirus guidance page, which is updated regularly with information and advice regarding the potential impact of COVID-19 on our Spain travel insurance policies.

What is Coronavirus, Also Known as COVID-19?

Visit the World Health Organisation website for in-depth information about the spread of coronavirus, or COVID-19. The respiratory illness presents with flu-like symptoms, including a cough, sneezing, high temperature and shortness of breath.

Ways to Protect Yourself from Coronavirus

Although there is not, at the moment, a cure for COVID-19, there are ways that you can minimise your risk of contracting the virus;

  • Using hot, soapy water, wash your hands for a t least 20 seconds a time at regular intervals throughout the day.
  • If you have used public transport, use an alcohol-based hand sanitiser.
  • Catch coughs and sneezes in tissues, then get rid of the tissues straight away.
  • If someone that you know is showing symptoms of COVID-19, avoid direct contact with them.
  • If you display symptoms consistent with coronavirus, contact NHS 111 straight away.
  • Keep up-to-date with governmental advice and updates on the coronavirus.

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