Same rules apply as previously. Your passport should have no less than 6 months remaining and not be older than 10 years.
Currently the European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) is still valid but it is being replaced over time with the UK Global Insurance Health Card (GIHC) which will do the same job. This card gives you access to state-provided healthcare while in the EU, should you need it. As Switzerland and Liechtenstein are not in the EU, you are not covered in these countries with this card. We recommend in the first instance however, that you have a comprehensive travel insurance policy that includes health care when travelling.
If you are travelling with medication that contains 'controlled drugs' then you could be asked to provide a letter from your doctor to prove this is prescribed to you. We recommend that you carry this with you.
If you’re driving in most European countries All UK vehicle insurance provides the minimum third party cover to drive in: the EU (including Ireland) Andorra Bosnia and Herzegovina Iceland Liechtenstein Norway Serbia Switzerland Check with your insurer if your policy has extra cover for things like theft or damage to your car abroad. You do not need to carry a green card when you drive in the EU (including Ireland), Andorra, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, Serbia, and Switzerland. You still need valid vehicle insurance. You may need to carry a green card to drive in other countries, including: Albania Azerbaijan Belarus Moldova Russia Turkey Ukraine.
You do not need an International Driving Permit to drive in the EU, Switzerland, Norway, Iceland or Liechtenstein if you have a photocard driving licence issued in the UK. You might need an International Driving Permit to drive in some EU countries and Norway if you have either:
Riders need to display a UK sticker clearly on the rear of your vehicle if your number plate has any of the following:
Check with your mobile provider prior to travelling for confirmation. The guarantee of free mobile phone roaming throughout the EU, Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway has ended. The new laws means that you are protected from getting a mobile data charge above £45 without knowing, once reached you need to opt in to spend more. However, your provider can now change the rates for roaming if they choose to.