Gibraltar and the Crown Dependencies
Delve into the history of the British Empire by taking a trip to Gibraltar or one of the three Crown Dependencies of the Isle of Man, Jersey or Guernsey.
From the Viking and Celtic raids to Norman conquests and European Referendums, each of the four states have an interesting take on being a 'Brit abroad'.
We've only been to Gibraltar but that doesn't stop planning to see the rest.
Check out where we've visited by selecting a Dependency >>
WHAT TO EXPECT
Language: English is the official language across all Crown Dependencies and British Overseas Territories. Spanish and Llanito are also spoken in Gibraltar. Manx is also an official language on the Isle of Man, whilst French is also widely spoken in Jersey.
Money: £GPB is the official currency but you may find local variations with the Euro (€EUR) is also accepted in Gibraltar. You can pay for almost anything with your credit or debit card. Most ATMs will accept Mastercard and Visa.
Law & Order: Each dependency and territory is generally safe with petty crime uncommon. Do check local laws before you go.
Tax and Gratuity: Sales tax is included in the price of everything you purchase although they are. Hospitality staff do accept gratuities but this is a bonus for excellent customer service.