Gibraltar Travel Vaccines and Advice
Both mysterious and fascinating, Gibraltar will take you to a whole new world. This small part of the United Kingdom is known worldwide for its breathtaking coastline, perfect for spending the day lounging on the beaches. You will have the opportunity to glimpse dolphins up close by taking a boat cruise or a diving trip. Gibraltar is also famous for its huge rocks, perfect for photo opportunities! For the more curious and adventurous, make the discovery of underground secret passages in the Saint-Michael caves. Do not forget to stroll inland to shop in local towns, or to try local delicacies.
Recommended travel vaccinations for Gibraltar
|Traveler’s diarrhea||Contaminated water/food|
|Hepatitis B||Contaminated body fluids|
(blood, sex, razors, needles, etc.)
Recommended Medication for Travelling to Gibraltar
|Azithromycin or Suprax||Antibiotic in case of traveler’s diarrhea|
Current Weather in Gibraltar
Medical Care in Gibraltar
Although the healthcare system is adequate in Gibraltar, you should not expect the same quality of treatment as that offered in Canada. The territory will offer you well-equipped clinics and hospitals with all kinds of treatments. If you require hospital services, you should use the Westminster Private Medical Clinic of the Specialist Medical Clinic.
You will be able to buy drugs from pharmacies which are open 24/7 with a daycare service. If you require specific medication, you should always bring it with you along with a first aid kit.
To seek emergency assistance in Gibraltar, dial 112. However, more complicated procedures will involve medical evacuation to another country.
Is Gibraltar Safe for Travel?
|Safety and Security||Descriptive|
|Spiked food and drinks||Leave nothing unattended|
|Road safety||Unexpected delays can occur at the border between Spain and Gibraltar|
|Risk level||Normal security precautions|
Do I Need a Visa to Visit Gibraltar?
Prior to travel, make sure you check with your transportation company about any passport requirements. This is important as in some cases their regulations on passport validity may be more strict than those of the destination country.
If you’re staying under 180 days, then only a passport is required to enter Gibraltar. Your passport must be valid for at least 3 months beyond the date of departure.
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Embassy of Canada to Gibraltar information
When travelling to another country, it is important to know where the Canadian embassy is located in the event of:
- A legal problem
- A lost passport
- The need to report a crime
It is advisable to make a copy of your original passport in case you lose it.
Canadian High Commission to the United Kingdoms (LONDON)
Canada House, Trafalgar Square, London,
SW1Y 5BJ, England, United Kingdom
Tel.: +44 (0) 207 004 6000
Fax: +44 (0) 207 004 6053
Email: [email protected]
Click here to access the embassy’s website
Please note that this is the website for the Canadian High Commission in the United Kingdoms. There is no Canadian government office in Gibraltar.