Costa Blanca travel advice

Explore our complete guide to Costa Blanca with the latest travel advice for travellers and holidaymakers including official updates and local travel tips for the Costa Blanca.

Costa Blanca travel guide - essential info

Below is a beginner's guide to the Costa Blanca with essential travel facts such as dominant language spoken, typical flight time from the UK and the local currency. You can also check whether visas are required and what plug adapter you need to pack.

Costa Blanca - quick facts
Flight time 2.5 hours
Time difference UK +1 hour
Language(s) Spanish
Currency Euro
Electricity C plug (230V)
Driving side Right

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✝ = Typical flight time from the UK.

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Costa Blanca weather

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Costa Blanca travel advice

Check the latest travel advice on visiting the Costa Blanca from official government sources (in english) from around the world including entry requirements and travel restrictions.

Learn more about the current safety and security risks from terrorism, natural disasters and more. Read about the local laws and customs to consider when travelling around the Costa Blanca.

Note: UK FCDO - UK Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office

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Costa Blanca travel health

Find out more about staying safe when travelling to the Costa Blanca with the latest guidance on required vaccinations and recommended medication to take with you.

Check out the general travel tips for staying safe and healthy in the Costa Blanca, risks of preventable diseases and what to pack.

Note: CDC - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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Costa Blanca covid live updates

Check the latest live updates on Covid-19 in the Costa Blanca with the vaccination requirements, current available statistics and up-to-date travel advice from government agencies.

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Costa Blanca travel features

Do you want to learn more about the Costa Blanca? Read our latest features covering travel tips and insider destination guides on where to go and what to do in the Costa Blanca.

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Costa Blanca FAQs

Read our frequently asked questions about travelling to the Costa Blanca including the current entry restrictions, covid rules, driving side, electrical plugs used and much more.

Do I need to quarantine in the UK if I travel from Spain?

You do not need to quarantine on arrival in the UK from Spain. The UK no longer requires a passenger locator form, Covid-19 test or proof of vaccination.

What is the flight time to the Costa Blanca from the UK?

The flight time to the Costa Blanca from the UK is typically 2.5 hours.

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What is the time difference between the Costa Blanca and the UK?

The time difference between the Costa Blanca and the UK is UK time+1 hour.

What is the main language spoken in the Costa Blanca?

The main language spoken in the Costa Blanca is Spanish.

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What is the currency in the Costa Blanca?

The currency in the Costa Blanca is the Euro (EUR).

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Which plugs are used in the Costa Blanca?

Costa Blanca uses electrical plug type C (230 Volts).

Which side of the road do they drive on in the Costa Blanca?

They drive on the right side of the road in the Costa Blanca.

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