Travel Tips

Here you'll find useful information for preparing your trip to Spain. We give you practical tips on documentation, safety, healthcare, what clothes to pack, the usual timetables in Spain, currency, tourist cards, public holidays… so you're all set when you arrive. You'll find the whole list below.

  • Entry requirements and procedures

    Entry requirements and procedures

    Documentation, permits, vaccinations, requirements for marrying in Spain, and travelling with pets.

  • Climate


    What weather to expect in Spain, what clothes to bring.

  • Health and safety

    Health and safety

    Healthcare, places smoking is not allowed, services for coeliacs, safety, embassies and consulates.

  • Money


    Currency, forms of payment, exchange bureaus, VAT, tipping, estimated expenditure.

  • Timetables and public holidays

    Timetables and public holidays

    The time in Spain, usual timetable, commercial opening hours, public holidays.

  • Communications


    Postal services, calling to and from Spain, connecting to the Internet.

  • Languages and religion

    Languages and religion

    What religion is practised in Spain and what languages are spoken.

  • Sports and water sports

    Sports and water sports

    Information on water sports, cycling, hunting and fishing.

  • Driving in Spain

    Driving in Spain

    Requirements, safety regulations, state of the roads, fuel types and travelling with children.

  • Others


    Tourist cards, making complaints, drinking water, nudism, metric system and electricity.