Texas travel advice

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

Texas travel guide - essential info

Below is a beginner's guide to Texas 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.

Texas - quick facts
Flight time 10 hours
Time difference UK -6 to -7 hours
Language(s) English
Currency US Dollar
Electricity A + B plug (120V)
Driving side Right
Visa Yes

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✝ = Typical flight time from the UK and visa requirements for UK travellers.

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Texas weather

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Texas travel advice

Check the latest travel advice on visiting Texas 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 Texas.

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

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Texas travel health

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

Note: CDC - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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Texas covid live updates

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

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Texas travel features

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

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Texas FAQs

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

Are there entry restrictions to Texas due to Covid-19?

Texas is open to fully vaccinated travellers only from the UK.

Proof of full Covid-19 vaccination required for arrivals from the UK.

Check out Texas Department of State Health Services 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 Texas from the UK?

The flight time to Texas from the UK is typically 10 hours.

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What is the time difference between Texas and the UK?

The time difference between Texas and the UK is UK time-6 to UK time-7 hours.

What is the main language spoken in Texas?

The main language spoken in Texas is English.

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What is the currency in Texas?

The currency in Texas is the US Dollar (USD).

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Which plugs are used in Texas?

Texas uses electrical plug type A + B (120 Volts).

Which side of the road do they drive on in Texas?

They drive on the right side of the road in Texas.

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Do you need a visa for Texas?

Yes, UK passport holders do need a visa to enter Texas.

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