Kentucky travel advice

Explore our complete guide to Kentucky with the latest travel advice for travellers and holidaymakers including official updates and local travel tips for Kentucky.

Kentucky travel guide - essential info

Below is a beginner's guide to Kentucky 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.

Kentucky - quick facts
Flight time 11 hours
Time difference UK -5 to -6 hours
Language(s) English
Currency US Dollar
Electricity A + B plug (120V)
Driving side Right
Visa Yes

Why visit Kentucky?

Considering a holiday to the Kentucky? Here are some of the very good reasons it makes such a wonderful holiday destination be it for culture or nature to ensure you get the most out of your 2023/2024 escape.

  • Culture vultures
  • Nature lovers - nature & wildlife

Kentucky tourist information

✝ = Typical flight time from the UK and visa requirements for UK travellers.

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Kentucky weather

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The Kentucky weather guide shows long term monthly averages for Louisville.

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Kentucky travel advice

Check the latest travel advice on visiting Kentucky from official government sources (in english) from around the world including entry requirements and travel restrictions.

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 Kentucky.

Note: UK FCDO - UK Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office

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Kentucky travel health

Find out more about staying safe when travelling to Kentucky with the latest guidance on required vaccinations and recommended medication to take with you.

Check out the general travel tips for staying safe and healthy in Kentucky, risks of preventable diseases and what to pack.

Note: CDC - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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Kentucky covid live updates

Check the latest live updates on Covid-19 in Kentucky with the vaccination requirements, current available statistics and up-to-date travel advice from government agencies.

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Kentucky FAQs

Read our frequently asked questions about travelling to Kentucky including the current entry restrictions, covid rules, driving side, electrical plugs used and much more.

Are there entry restrictions to Kentucky due to Covid-19?

Kentucky is open to fully vaccinated travellers only from the UK.

Proof of full Covid-19 vaccination required for arrivals from the UK.

Check out Kentucky Department for Public 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 Kentucky from the UK?

The flight time to Kentucky from the UK is typically 11 hours.

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What is the time difference between Kentucky and the UK?

The time difference between Kentucky and the UK is UK time-5 to UK time-6 hours.

What is the main language spoken in Kentucky?

The main language spoken in Kentucky is English.

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What is the currency in Kentucky?

The currency in Kentucky is the US Dollar (USD).

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Which plugs are used in Kentucky?

Kentucky uses electrical plug type A + B (120 Volts).

Which side of the road do they drive on in Kentucky?

They drive on the right side of the road in Kentucky.

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Do you need a visa for Kentucky?

Yes, UK passport holders do need a visa to enter Kentucky.

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