All EU Nationals may enter Gibraltar with a valid
identity card or passport.
Holders of Schengen
visas must obtain a separate visa for Gibraltar
(check exemptions below)
Gibraltar visas can be obtained from the British
Embassy/Consulate in your home country.
Holders of UK Multiple Entry visas issued for 6
months or more do not require a separate Gibraltar visa.
Travelling via London? You need a British and a
Travelling via Spain? You need a Schengen and a
Please click here to check for full details.
More info can also be obtained from
the Borders &
Coastguard Agency on .
Note: Players who travel on
passports of the following countries, if in
possession of a valid Schengen multiple entry
visa, and who enter Gibraltar (also via
the airport) do
a separate Gibraltar visa for visits of up to 21
days: China, India, Mongolia, Russia, Morocco
The organisers will provide formal
invitations for visa purposes, however it is vital
that players start their visa application process no
later than 1 November 2016.
if you leave your application too
late you will not be able to process your visa in
Gibraltar Airport has
daily scheduled flights to and from London-Heathrow
(British Airways), Bristol and Gatwick (EasyJet),
Luton, Manchester, Birmingham (Monarch Airlines), in
the UK. The is also a New EasyJet route, twice
weekly, year-round, Manchester to Gibraltar. Approximate flying time from the UK is 2½
hrs. Royal Air Maroc also operate a service between
Tangier and Gibraltar twice a week. The flying time
is 50 minutes.
Malaga in Spain is the nearest other airport hub
with flights from most European cities. The distance
to Gibraltar is about 120 km, with the transfer time
by road about 90 minutes. Car hire is available.
There are also taxis.
The organisers offer a special
transfer service from Malaga Airport. Buses will
leave Malaga Airport for Gibraltar from 12.00hrs to
17:00hrs on Sunday 22 and Monday 23 January 2017,
returning from Gibraltar to Malaga Airport on the
morning of 3 February 2017, commencing at around
7am. The cost will be as previous years: £15
one-way, £30 return.
You must contact Peter Purland at
firstname.lastname@example.org with your arrival
time and flight number (and date) if you wish to
make use of this service. If you wish to book a
return journey please give Peter your departure time
from Malaga including your flight number. Booking
now, guarantees you a seat. Please note: buses may
not run later than 17:00 from Malaga.
La Linea is at the border with Gibraltar. You can
travel via Malaga city centre, or via Marbella, but
the journey time from Malaga Airport can be over 3
hrs. For timetables see
The legal tender is the Gibraltar pound. UK
pounds have exactly the same value and are equally
welcome. Euros are widely accepted in shops,
restaurants and so on.
No specific vaccinations are
required for Gibraltar, Spain or North Africa. If
you wish to visit Tangier (Morocco), there may be a
ferry from Gibraltar on certain days of the week. If
not, you should plan on taking a ferry from either
Algeciras or Tarifa (Spain).
The average temperature at that time of year is
15 degrees celsius.
There is limited parking at the Caleta Hotel, as
well as in designated spaces nearby, both these
options being strictly for hotel residents
only. However, a large public parking area is
available for all, by the beach, 5-7 minutes' walk
from the Hotel, and for which there is no charge.
See our Gibraltar
page for more tourist information.
For more information please contact the Gibraltar
See the Rock and Nature Reserve
(and meet the famous monkeys) on a coach or taxi
tour, or walk all the way to the top!
Enjoy the views from The Cable
Explore the Rock’s many tunnels.
Climb and scramble through Lower
St. Michael’s Cave.
Walk through the city centre and
the beautiful Alameda Botanic Gardens.
Learn about Gibraltar’s history
at the Gibraltar Museum.
Enjoy a drink in Casemates
Square, or visit the beautiful marinas of Ocean
Village, Queensway Quay and Marina Bay.
Visit spectacular Europa Point,
with its unparalleled views of North Africa.
Take to the sea for dolphin
watching, fishing, sailing or diving.
For more information please contact
the Gibraltar Tourist Board:
T: (350) 200 74950
F: (350) 200 74943