Planning a holiday to Gibraltar?
Booking trips to Gibraltar can sometimes be stressful and challenging for some visitors. There are very different entry requirements to enter Gibraltar, and this can vary from neighbouring countries like Spain.
Fortunately, there are some agencies that organise travel packages to Gibraltar for you, so you can just sit back and just relax. Use this free time to do some research and plan what activities you would like to do in Gibraltar. There is a very handy guide of things to do in Gibraltar which we hope you will find useful.
Travel Agencies in Gibraltar
Below is a list of recommended travel agencies specialising in organising holidays to Gibraltar. They will organise everything for you from flights, transfers and accommodation.
Although the agencies below are highly recommended by Victory Tours (Gibraltar), we do not get any commissions from sales. These are just our sincere suggestions.
A family-run local travel agency specialising in international holiday packages. Their team will go out of their way to make you feel at ease and make this process a stress free one.
They are very competitive with prices and have an “Internet Price Match“. Be sure to call them on +350 200 49401during their working hours, Mon-Fri between 9 am-6 pm CET. Victor and his team will ensure that all your needs will be taken care of.
Another little family-owned business run by a very professional individual. Christian will ensure that all your needs are met and that your booking process into Gibraltar is flawless.
Christian and his team also featured in an article on Travel Weekly UK for arranging an emergency trip for a client requiring emergency travel to the UK in the middle of the night.
Their office working hours are Mon-Fri: 09:00 AM – 4:30 PM. They can be contacted on Facebook or WhatsApp/Mobile on +35056000861.
This is more of an online travel agency, based in UK, that specialises in offering travel packages to Gibraltar. They are the UK’s specialist on Gibraltar Trips and they offer free breakfast in full packages. Benefits include booking your trip online with their easy booking systems and instantly comparing prices of various flights and accommodation options.
A negative aspect of this option is the lack of human contact and that specialised customer service that the other two options will provide to you as a client.
Planning your travel to Gibraltar
If you are more of a person that likes to organise trips yourself, we hope that the below information will be of good use to you.
Vital information for holidays in Gibraltar
The only way to fly into Gibraltar is via UK commercial flights or private jets.
Direct flights from UK to Gibraltar are from:
- London Heathrow
- London Gatwick
- London Luton
Fortunately, Gibraltar is also accessible via Spain. Furthermore, Gibraltar adjoins the southern coast of Spain at the western end of the Mediterranean. Finally, to be allowed through the border into Gibraltar you will be required to be in possession of a valid passport.
The land border is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week and there are no limits on the number of frontier crossings you can make. There are no fees to enter Gibraltar.
If you are driving to Gibraltar from Spain, take the N340 or the A7 (Cadiz – Malaga highway) and exit at Junction 119 into the N351 which takes you to La Linea, the border town between Spain and Gibraltar.
If you are spending your holidays in the Costa del Sol, there are lots of agencies that organise day trips to Gibraltar.
Some agencies even organise coach trips to Gibraltar which are affordable and an easy stress-free option.
LATEST UPDATE: 18th March 2022 – Latest information follow the link
When you travel to Gibraltar from abroad you:
- do not need to take any COVID-19 tests before you travel or after you arrive
- do not need to fill in a passenger locator form
- do not need to quarantine when you arrive
This applies whether you are vaccinated or not.
There are no covid restrictions when entering via the land border. Passports, EU ID cards and in some cases visas are required to enter Gibraltar.
From Friday 25th March, unvaccinated close contacts of COVID-19 positive cases will no longer be required to self-isolate.
In Gibraltar, however, COVID-19 positive cases, will have to continue to have to self-isolate in line with the established day 6 and day 7 testing regime. This will nonetheless be kept under review.
Passports are required by all visitors who want to enter Gibraltar, except for EU nationals who are in possession of a valid national identity card. As a general rule of thumb, those persons who require a visa for entry into the United Kingdom will also require a separate visa for entry to Gibraltar.
Further information about Visa requirements can be found on the website of the Gibraltar Borders and Coastguards Agency, which is available here.
To check if you require a visa to enter Gibraltar then please click here.
Arrivals Passport Control
For all air passengers arriving at Gibraltar Airport, your first step will be to proceed via the arrivals passport control.
There are 2 separate lanes for:
- All European Union (EU) Nationals
- All other nationalities
At the passport desk, you will be asked for your passport or travel document plus any supporting documentation necessary for your visit. Please note that your passport or travel document should not expire during your planned visit to Gibraltar.
Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and the United Kingdom.
Accommodation to stay in Gibraltar
Restaurants to visit in Gibraltar
In Gibraltar we love food and we, even more, love to eat and dine out. There are over 200 restaurants in Gibraltar and sometimes picking the right one is a bit of a challenge for visitors. Below is a small list of our Top Restaurants and there is also a Tapas Food Tour you can enjoy.
Beaches to enjoy in Gibraltar
Best 5 things to do in Gibraltar
Gibraltar is a trendy touristic destination, hence why you are reading this article right now! Choosing a tour can sometimes be challenging, so we have made a TOP 5 List below for your perusal. Check out all the other tours available to you by visiting the Victory Tours website. They also offer some Gibraltar Boat Trips onboard luxury motor yachts and Day Trips from Gibraltar to Spain that has narrowly missed out on the TOP 5, but is worth mentioning.
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