COVID-19 – update on passenger numbers and seating

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There is no longer a limit on the total number of passengers permitted on transport / tour vehicles. You must not exceed the vehicle’s carrying capacity.

  • The density requirement of 1 person per 2 square metres does not apply, but where possible people should space out and leave spare seats / rows in-between passengers.
  • Family units, friends or people who otherwise normally associate with each other can sit next to each other.
  • Seating should be assigned and passengers should sit in the same seat for the duration of the journey/tour, avoid walking up and down the aisle, and avoid touching seat headrests.
  • The contact details of passengers must be retained for contact tracing purposes.

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Download the full fact sheet – Guidance for Transport and Tour Vehicles. *Updated October 2020.