Reasons To Visit Gibraltar
Despite its tiny size of 7 km², Gibraltar is a fascinating destination where you can find practically everything whether it’s historic landmarks, beautiful scenic spots or active pursuits in the outdoors. One of the most famous places in Gibraltar is the Upper Rock nature reserve which is home to a small population of Barbary Macaques. You may also consider undertaking the challenge of walking the Mediterranean Steps which affords some of the most incredible views in the region. Surrounded by the beautiful Mediterranean Sea, visitors in Gibraltar can venture out onto the ocean and enjoy a dolphin watching trip. You will also find a surprising variety of restaurants and bars for a place so small, so be sure to sample all of the delights that Gibraltar has to offer.
Arriving In Gibraltar
Gibraltar International Airport is the sole commercial airport serving Gibraltar handling a small selection of flights. If you’re looking to book flights from the UAE to Gibraltar, you will not be able to make the trip nonstop. However, the airport handles regular flights from London and Manchester, enabling UAE-based travelers to fly to Gibraltar with only one flight transfer.
At Gibraltar International Airport all of the essential amenities and facilities you would need are available. There are a couple of restaurants and cafés where you can enjoy a meal, while the airport also offers duty-free shopping alongside a few other travel shops. Additional amenities available at the airport include free Wi-Fi throughout and an airport lounge offering luxurious surroundings. When you have arrived at the airport, the most convenient way to get to your destination is to hail a taxi just outside of the terminal building. At Gibraltar International Airport there are a couple of car rental agencies operating on-site, so you can easily get a vehicle and explore the island yourself.
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Although many nationals are able to enter Gibraltar without needing a visa, UAE nationals will need to apply for a visa first before flying. In Gibraltar over the summer the weather is hot and sunny with average highs of around 28 degrees, while over the winter period it doesn’t get too cold, although you may need a jacket in the evenings. Gibraltar has its own official currency called the Gibraltar Pound, although you will find that the British Pound Sterling is also widely accepted.
* This information is correct as of February 2018
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