Spain – Latest Travel Advice

Spain – Latest Travel Advice from GOV.UK

During the summer months, there is a heightened risk of forest fires due to exceptionally high temperatures in Spain. See Forest fires.

Disruption to flights and onward travel may occur because of possible strike action. You should consult your airline or tour operator for updates prior to travel.

It is more important than ever to get travel insurance and check it provides sufficient cover. See the FCDO’s guidance on foreign travel insurance.

There are rules about taking food and drink into the EU. See Taking food and drink into Spain for further information.

Terrorists are likely to try to carry out attacks in Spain. See Terrorism

Demonstrations may take place in Spain, particularly in cities. See Demonstrations

There have been several deaths as a result of falls from balconies. Don’t take any unnecessary risks, especially when under the influence of drink or drugs. See Falls from height

If you are attending a festival or large concert in Spain, please see Festivals and concerts

Be alert to the existence of street crime. Thieves tend to target money and passports so don’t keep them all in one place. Keep a copy of your passport somewhere safe. See Crime

For information on driving during your stay in Spain see Road travel

If you’re living in or moving to Spain, read the Living in Spain guide in addition to this travel advice.

If you’re abroad and you need emergency help from the UK government, contact the nearest British embassy, consulate or high commission.

The Overseas Business Risk service offers information and advice for British companies operating overseas on how to manage political, economic, and business security-related risks.

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