The Capital: Madrid
Direct Flying Time: Approx 1 hours 30
Time Difference: GMT + 1 hour.
Main Language: Spanish (Castilian), Catalan, Galician, Basque
Electricity: 220V AC 50Hz. Adapter needed.
International Dialing: + 34
Driving: Driving is on the right. EU Driving Licensees are accepted, if not an International Driving License is required. Minimum driving age is 18, however minimum age for car hire is 21
Currency: Euro (EUR 1 = 100 Cents)
Clothing: Lightweights for summer, medium weights for winter with warmer clothes for central and northern areas
Emergency Services: Police, Fire & Ambulance: 112
Water: Tap water is generally safe to drink.
Tipping: 15% gratuity
Passports: British nationals must ensure that your passport is valid for the duration of your proposed stay.
Visas: British Citizen or British Subject with Right of Abode in the United Kingdom do not require a visa to enter Spain. Other British passport holders should confirm the current entry requirements. All other nationalities to contact the Spain Embassy directly
Vaccinations: Please consult your G.P. to check entry requirements.