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Iowa travel advice
Explore our complete guide to Iowa with the latest travel advice for travellers and holidaymakers including official updates and local travel tips for Iowa.
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Iowa travel guide - essential info
Below is a beginner's guide to Iowa 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.
|Iowa - quick facts|
|Flight time✝||11.5 hours|
|Time difference||UK -6 hours|
|Electricity||A + B plug (120V)|
Iowa tourist information
✝ = Typical flight time from the UK and visa requirements for UK travellers.
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The Iowa weather guide shows long term monthly averages for Des Moines.
Iowa travel advice
Check the latest travel advice on visiting Iowa from official government sources (in english) from around the world including entry requirements and travel restrictions.
- UK traveller advice for the Iowa - UK FCDO
- Irish traveller advice for the Iowa - Department of Foreign Affairs, Ireland
- Canadian travel advice for the Iowa - Government of Canada
- Safe travel advisories for the Iowa - Ministry of Foreign Affairs, New Zealand
- Smarter traveller advice for the Iowa - Department of Foreign Affairs, Australia
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 Iowa.
Note: UK FCDO - UK Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office
FCDO travel advice
Iowa travel health
Find out more about staying safe when travelling to Iowa with the latest guidance on required vaccinations and recommended medication to take with you.
- Vaccines & medicines for the Iowa - CDC
- Health & vaccinations for the Iowa - TravelHealthPro, NaTHNac
- How to stay safe & healthy in the Iowa - Fit for Travel, Public Health Scotland
Check out the general travel tips for staying safe and healthy in Iowa, risks of preventable diseases and what to pack.
Note: CDC - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Iowa covid live updates
Check the latest live updates on Covid-19 in Iowa with the vaccination requirements, current available statistics and up-to-date travel advice from government agencies.
- Travellers' health for the Iowa - Iowa Department of Public Health
- Coronavirus timeline in the Iowa - Johns Hopkins University
- Latest info on travel to the Iowa - US Centers for Disease Control
No travel travel features on Iowa are currently available.
Read our frequently asked questions about travelling to Iowa including the current entry restrictions, covid rules, driving side, electrical plugs used and much more.
Are there entry restrictions to Iowa due to Covid-19?
Iowa is open to fully vaccinated travellers only from the UK.
Proof of full Covid-19 vaccination required for arrivals from the UK.
Check out Iowa Department of Public Health for more information.
Do I need to quarantine in the UK if I travel from the USA?
You do not need to quarantine on arrival in the UK from the USA. The UK no longer requires a passenger locator form, Covid-19 test or proof of vaccination.
What is the flight time to Iowa from the UK?
The flight time to Iowa from the UK is typically 11.5 hours.
Flights to Iowa
What is the time difference between Iowa and the UK?
The time difference between Iowa and the UK is UK time-6 hours.
What is the main language spoken in Iowa?
What is the currency in Iowa?
Which plugs are used in Iowa?
Iowa uses electrical plug type A + B (120 Volts).
Which side of the road do they drive on in Iowa?
They drive on the right side of the road in Iowa.
Car hire in Iowa
Do you need a visa for Iowa?
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