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Greater Manchester travel advice
Explore our complete guide to Greater Manchester with the latest travel advice for travellers and holidaymakers including official updates and local travel tips for Greater Manchester.
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Greater Manchester travel guide - essential info
Below is a beginner's guide to Greater Manchester 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.
|Greater Manchester - quick facts
|UK +0 hours
|G plug (230V)
Recommended for Greater Manchester
Greater Manchester weather
|Maximum daytime temperature °C
|Hours of sunshine (daily)
|Days with some rainfall
The Greater Manchester weather guide shows long term monthly averages for Manchester.
Greater Manchester travel advice
Check the latest travel advice on visiting Greater Manchester from official government sources (in english) from around the world including entry requirements and travel restrictions.
- Irish traveller advice for Greater Manchester - Department of Foreign Affairs, Ireland
- Canadian travel advice for Greater Manchester - Government of Canada
- US travel advisories for Greater Manchester - US Department of State
- Safe travel advisories for Greater Manchester - Ministry of Foreign Affairs, New Zealand
- Smarter traveller advice for Greater Manchester - 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 Greater Manchester.
Note: UK FCDO - UK Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office
FCDO travel advice
Greater Manchester travel health
Find out more about staying safe when travelling to Greater Manchester with the latest guidance on required vaccinations and recommended medication to take with you.
- Vaccines & medicines for Greater Manchester - CDC
- Health & vaccinations for Greater Manchester - TravelHealthPro, NaTHNac
- How to stay safe & healthy in Greater Manchester - Fit for Travel, Public Health Scotland
Check out the general travel tips for staying safe and healthy in Greater Manchester, risks of preventable diseases and what to pack.
Note: CDC - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Greater Manchester covid live updates
Check the latest live updates on Covid-19 in Greater Manchester with the vaccination requirements, current available statistics and up-to-date travel advice from government agencies.
- Travellers' health for Greater Manchester - UK Health Security Agency
- Coronavirus timeline in Greater Manchester - Coronalevel.com
- Latest info on travel to Greater Manchester - Department for Transport for England
Greater Manchester FAQs
Read our frequently asked questions about travelling to Greater Manchester including the current entry restrictions, covid rules, driving side, electrical plugs used and much more.
What is the time difference between Greater Manchester and the UK?
The time difference between Greater Manchester and the UK is UK time+0 hours.
What is the main language spoken in Greater Manchester?
What is the currency in Greater Manchester?
Which plugs are used in Greater Manchester?
Greater Manchester uses electrical plug type G (230 Volts).
Which side of the road do they drive on in Greater Manchester?
They drive on the left side of the road in Greater Manchester.
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