Gibraltar has 49.9kms (31 miles) of highways, all of which are paved. The roads are fairly narrow and can sometimes be tricky to drive along. With the amount of people in Gibraltar, a car is owned by nearly everyone. Also if you wish to, it is possible to travel with your car hire into Spain, but you will have to drive over the airport's runway!
Gibraltar is in the Central European Time Zone (CET) and the Gibraltar time difference is 1 hour ahead of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT+1). Gibraltar also has a Summer Daylight Saving Time where time is shifted forward by 1 hour in the Summer, therefore making it 2 hours ahead of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT+2).
The official language in Gibraltar is English, however most people also speak Spanish.
Gibraltar electricity uses a standard 230V/50hz UK 3 pin plug.
Booking your cheap car hire in Gibraltar is a great starting point for your holidays, but there are other details you should look into. For instance, the exchange rates. The currency in Gibraltar is the Gibraltar Pound (GIP). You will find ATM machines in the main city area.
When planning your holiday with a car hire be sure to take a look at the following websites to find out Gibraltar tourism office locations, places to visit, accommodations and other helpful information before travelling. For more information, visit the Gibraltar Tourism Board.
There is no holiday visa requirement for UK citizens travelling to Gibraltar. Only a passport is required. Officially, Gibraltar is considered a British Overseas Territory and, as such, there is no formal consular representation of the UK in Gibraltar. The Government of Gibraltar Civil Status and Registration Office will handle any consular protection services requested by British citizens.
Before you book your car hire, it's probably worth taking a look at the above essential Gibraltar travel information, which includes everything you need to know when planning your holiday, as well as all arrangements you need to make before travelling.
*Rates shown are per day, based upon a 7-day car hire. Taxes and additional surcharges may apply.