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Travel warning news as Spain tourists given crime update

today06/10/2023

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Holidaymakers heading to Spain should be aware of some potential safety risks and disruptions.

The FCO has given advice on how to stay safe abroad.


It warned holidaymakers to be aware of street crime and fake police.

It said: “Take care of your passports, money and personal belongings, particularly when collecting or checking in luggage at the airport, and while arranging car hire.

Travel warning in the UK

“Do not carry all your valuables in one place. Keep a photocopy or scanned copy of your passport somewhere safe.

“Make sure your accommodation has adequate security.

“Lock all doors and windows at night, or when out. If concerned about the security of your accommodation, speak to your travel operator or the property owner.”

The Government has shared a fresh update for those driving in Spain.

Britons can be subject to fines if driving in a ‘zonas de bajas emisiones’ – Spain’s low emission zones.

British tourists need to register their cars in advance if they plan to drive in these areas.

The zones can be found in Madris, Barcelona, Seville, Zaragoza, Cordoba, A coruna, Pontevedra and Pamplona.

When driving abroad, it is also important to be aware of potential scams.

The FCO advised Britons to have their wits about them when approached while in their cars. It said: “When driving, be wary of approaches by people posing as police officers in plain clothes travelling in unmarked cars.



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