Changes to entering the UK using EU ID cards

From 1st October 2021, most EU, EEA and Swiss nationals will need to use a valid passport to travel to the UK. ID cards will no longer be accepted as a valid travel document to enter the UK, though some exemptions will apply. 

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  • Recife Airport Guide

    Full Name: Guararapes–Gilberto Freyre International Airport
    Location: The airport is located seven miles (11km) from downtown Recife.
    Time: Local time is GMT -3

    +53 81 3322 4188

    Transfer to the City:

    The airport is connected to the Recife metro, which takes travellers to various stops in Recife every 8 minutes. The metro operates from 5am to 11pm.

    Bus lines from the airport take passengers to the neighbourhoods of Boa Viagem and Cidade Universitária in Recife and Piedade. There are taxis and rental car agencies at the airport.

    Car rental:

    Rental cars are available from Avis, Hertz, Movida, and Localiza.


    Airport facilities include a post office, currency exchange, police unit, tourism office, shops, and restaurants.


    Parking is available for more than 2,000 cars.