Here’s the latest travel information update for UK to Gibraltar travellers
Just 2.6 miles square and packed with things to do, Gibraltar remains an undiscovered destination for many – and what better time to visit than summer 2021. It’s the perfect place for a week-long break with guaranteed temperatures, a wealth of history, stunning trails, duty free shopping, some of the Mediterranean’s best sailing and a fascinating mix of culture and heritage.
We’re looking forward to welcoming guests from 22nd May
Check out availability for Stay, Sail and Explore weeks. And don’t forget we’re happy to provisionally hold a week NOW free of charge, with the deposit payable once Gibraltar has officially been announced as being on the UK green List on 7th May. After that our Peace of Mind Policy will kick in… so you’re protected… what are you waiting for! 🙂
Is Gibraltar on the UK Green Travel List?
Gibraltar is expected to be on the UK Green Travel List when it’s officially announced on 7th May. Gibraltar was the first country in the world to vaccinate it’s entire adult population and it has had no Covid related deaths since mid February.
Do I need to be vaccinated to visit Gibraltar?
No. You don’t have to have had a Covid vaccination to visit Gibraltar. You will have to complete a rapid test on arrival into Gibraltar. These can be completed at the airport.
Are Covid tests required by Gibraltar?
Gibraltar requires a Rapid Covid Test (Lateral Flow Test) within 72 hours of arrival. The Rapid Covid Testing Service is located at Gibraltar Airport. They offer both arrival and departure testing. The price is £50 per test. Results get sent via email and SMS within 30-60 minutes. The result certificate meets UK entry requirements. Bookings must be made in advance on Covid Rapid Test
Which airlines fly from the UK to Gibraltar?
British Airways and EasyJet operate daily flights to Gibraltar from Heathrow and Gatwick as well as regular weekly services from Bristol, Manchester and Edinburgh. More recently, Wizz Air and Eastern Airways have announced new direct flights to Gibraltar from Luton, Southampton and Birmingham.
How long is the flight from UK to Gibraltar?
Flights with British Airways and EasyJet from London to Gibraltar take just under 3 hours. The total flight distance is around 1,070 miles. Gibraltar airport is renowned for it’s spectacular take-offs and landings, with the 400m Jurrasic limestone Rock face looming to the south of the runway. The runway itself is built from reclaimed land, at the frontier with Spain, stretching out into Gibraltar Bay. It is surrounded by water.
How easy is it to get around Gibraltar?
At just 2.6 square miles and with a network of pretty winding roads, stepped alleyways and wild trails, many would argue that the best way to explore Gibraltar is on foot. Taxis, private tours and buses are modern, clean, airconditioned and plentiful and the local tour guides will spot things that you might otherwise miss.
How do I get from Gibraltar airport to the marina?
From the Airport to Allabroad’s base in Ocean Village is a 5 minute taxi ride and costs around £7. There’s a well serviced taxi rank immediately outside the arrivals terminal – just ask to go to Marina Bay car park. Alternatively, if your Gibraltar bucket list includes a walk across the runway – then it takes just 15 minutes to get to us and it’s a unique experience!
What’s the weather like in Gibraltar in June, July, August, September
In summer the average temperature in Gibraltar varies between 22-25’C. It rarely drops below 20’C but can top 28OC in July and August – a great time to catch the sea breeze and enjoy some sailing or to anchor off a beach and take a dip in the water.
What is there to see and do in Gibraltar?
Gibraltar has managed to pack an incredible amount of history into it’s 2.6 square miles, punching well above it’s weight when it comes to natural and man-made attractions. As a duty free destination, it’s a hub for the super-yacht and maritime sectors, cruises and VAT free designer label shopping. Over the last 10-15 years with the development of the stunning Ocean Village marina, Gibraltar has seen a growth in waterside cafés, restaurants and bars with alfresco dining in the pleasant year round climate. Here’s some ideas for a 1 week stay
Is Gibraltar expensive?
In general, prices in Gibraltar are on a par with those in the UK. Eating out tends to be cheaper than the UK and happy hours (‘Apres Sail’ as we like to call it) offer very good deals on drinks and light meals in the bars and café’s lining Ocean Village marina, creating a nice relaxed buzz. Gibraltar is a duty free destination and so for those looking to invest in a designer watch, jewellery or sunglasses can expect a very pleasant surprise.
Where’s the best place to stay in Gibraltar?
Ocean Village marina is the vibrant, waterside hub of Gibraltar with a bustling café culture. It’s the number one spot for visitors and home to the 5 star Sunborn floating yacht hotel. But if you’re after something less formal (with the flexibility of self-catering), then Allabroad’s 1 week ‘Stay, Sail & Explore’ yacht charters are a great option for families or groups of upto 5. A skipper is included to take your out on the days you want to go out sailing, anchor off a beach, paddle board or just chill on deck.
‘Stay, Sail and Explore’ from £595* per person
7 night skippered yacht charter, based on 6 guests, starting their week in May or June 2021. Skipper is on standby Mon-Fri to take you sailing, dolphin watching, finding the perfect anchorage, paddleboarding. More information…