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Making the trip for the running of the bulls? Want to experience some Spanish wine first-hand? Planning on spending the week on one of the many world-famous beaches? Regardless of your reason, Spain is one of the most beautiful and popular tourist destinations in the world. When you book your trip to Spain, book your travel insurance with Blue Cross and travel with confidence in knowing everything is taken care of.

Travel tips for Spain

A valid Canadian passport is required to enter Spain. You are not required to have a tourist visa for trips of up to 90 days. Business visas are also not necessary, but student visas are required.

Spain is part of the Schengen Area, which comprises 26 European countries that share common visa rules, allowing you to travel within these countries without needing additional travel visas or documentation.

Spain is part of the European Union, and the euro (EUR) is the currency used in the country. Credit cards are widely accepted, and ATMs are commonly available.

Keep your passport with you at all times. More Canadian passports are stolen in Spain than in any other country in the world. Maintain awareness of your surroundings at all times, especially if travelling in Madrid.

The average temperature in Spain varies based on the region, with May to October being the warmest period. The temperature ranges from 20°C to as high as 38°C in Seville in August. From November to April, the temperature remains mild, with an average between 15 and 20°C.

With these travel tips, you will be able to enjoy your trip and keep safe. Before you depart, make sure you purchase travel insurance for Spain to ensure you are protected while travelling.

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There is no shortage of diverse, must-see tourist destinations to include in your travel itinerary. From architectural marvels, such as the Palacio Real, Aqueduct of Segovia, El Escorial and Sagrada Família, to the medieval city of Cuenca and perhaps the best city beach in all of Europe, La Concha, you will have no trouble finding things to do.

Comprehensive travel insurance for Spain

When you choose Blue Cross for travel insurance for Spain, you can travel knowing that you have comprehensive travel insurance coverage that accounts for all of your travel needs. Our plans can cover your emergency medical needs, with options to include important coverage for lost luggage, flight cancellations and more.

Want to learn more about travel insurance for Spain? Ready to price out your travel insurance options? Contact us today to get an affordable travel insurance policy and get peace of mind in knowing we have you covered.

General Spain Canada
Continent: Europe
Population (2012): 46,761,264 34,754,312 (2012)
Area (km2): 50,537 9,984,670
Capital: Madrid
Currency: Euro
Official language(s): Spanish
Drive: Right
Diesel (2012): 1.75 1.23 (2012)
Gasoline (2013): 1.85 1.23 (2013)

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