Balearic Islands travel advice

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

Crystal clear water at Cala Macarelleta, Menorca, Balearic Islands © EyeEm - Adobe Stock Photo
Crystal clear water at Cala Macarelleta, Menorca, Balearic Islands © EyeEm - Adobe Stock Photo

Balearic Islands travel guide - essential info

Below is a beginner's guide to the Balearic Islands 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.

Balearic Islands - 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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Balearic Islands weather

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Balearic Islands travel advice

Check the latest travel advice on visiting the Balearic Islands 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 Balearic Islands.

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

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Balearic Islands travel health

Find out more about staying safe when travelling to the Balearic Islands 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 Balearic Islands, risks of preventable diseases and what to pack.

Note: CDC - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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Balearic Islands covid live updates

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

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Balearic Islands FAQs

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

Are there entry restrictions to the Balearic Islands due to Covid-19?

Balearic Islands is open for tourism from the UK. There are no special entry requirements for the Balearic Islands.

Check out Ministry of Health, Spain for more information.

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

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

What is the flight time to the Balearic Islands from the UK?

The flight time to the Balearic Islands from the UK is typically 2.5 hours.

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What is the time difference between the Balearic Islands and the UK?

The time difference between the Balearic Islands and the UK is UK time+0 to UK time+1 hours.

What is the main language spoken in the Balearic Islands?

The main language spoken in the Balearic Islands is Spanish.

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What is the currency in the Balearic Islands?

The currency in the Balearic Islands is the Euro (EUR).

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Which plugs are used in the Balearic Islands?

Balearic Islands uses electrical plug type C (230 Volts).

Which side of the road do they drive on in the Balearic Islands?

They drive on the right side of the road in the Balearic Islands.

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