Around a million British nationals visit Cyprus every year. Most visits are trouble-free.
If you’re living in or moving to Cyprus, visit our Living in Cyprus guide in addition to this travel advice.
Terrorist attacks in Cyprus can’t be ruled out. See Terrorism
There have been reports of an increase in holidaymakers being encouraged to submit a claim for personal injury if they have experienced gastric illness during their stay. You can find more information about the action you can take if you have suffered a personal injury on the Citizens Advice website. You should only consider pursuing a complaint or claim if you have genuinely suffered from injury or illness; if you make a false or fraudulent claim, you may face legal proceedings in the UK or Cyprus.
You can use ATMs, debit and credit cards as normal.
If you need to contact the emergency services call 112.
Cyprus has a strict zero tolerance towards drugs. See Local laws and customs
Driving standards are poor. You should drive with great care. See Road travel
If you’re abroad and you need emergency help from the UK government, contact the nearest British embassy, consulate or high commission.
Take out comprehensive travel and medical insurance before you travel.