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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  • Gran Canaria Airport Guide

    Full Name: Gran Canaria Airport
    Location: The airport is situated 13 miles (21km) south of Las Palmas.
    Time: GMT (GMT +1 from last Sunday in March to the last Sunday in October).

    Tel: + 34 (0)928 579 130, +34 (0)902 404 704.

    Transfer to the City:

    Bus routes 5, 11, and 60 connect the island's capital and the airport and cost between €2.30 and €2.95. Routes also run to Puerto de Mogan, Faro de Maspalomas, Aguimes, Telda, and Playa del Cura. There is a taxi rank at the airport with taxis readily available.

    Car rental:

    Avis, Cicar, Europcar, Goldcar, Hertz, and Top Car AutoReisen are all represented at the airport.


    Facilities at the airport include bureaux de change, ATMs, a post office, a children's play area and a wide variety of shops, bars, and restaurants. Disabled facilities are good; those with special needs are advised to contact their airline in advance.


    Parking at the airport is conveniently located a few metres from the terminal.