Travel Advice for Champions League and Europa League matches next week

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Manchester United, Rangers, Arsenal and Manchester City are playing in Europe next week. Check our travel advice if you're going to the match.

In the UEFA Champions League, Manchester United play Bursaspor and Rangers play Valencia CF on 2 November. Arsenal play Shakhtar Donestk on 3 November. In the UEFA Europa League, Manchester City play Lech Poznan on 4 November.

You can find specific advice for each match in our travelling football fans section:

Bursaspor v Manchester United
Valencia CF v Rangers
Shakhtar Donestk v Arsenal
Lech Poznan v Manchester City

If you are going to watch your club play, bear in mind:

Passports / Visas

  • Your passport should be valid for at least six months on entry into Turkey and have at least three months validity from the date you are exiting Turkey.

  • Your passport should be valid for the duration of your stay in Spain and Poland.

  • Citizens of the EU (including British citizens) are allowed to enter Ukraine without a visa for a visit of up to 90 days. General

  • Remember to take out some travel insurance even if you’re only going for one night - if you get into difficulties it could save you a lot of money!

  • See our travel advice by country for information on local laws and customs.

  • There may be additional regulations in force on match days and in the vicinity of the stadium. These may include restrictions on where alcohol can be consumed.

  • In Spain, it is illegal to drink in the street and you may be arrested for doing so. If in doubt, check with local police or tourist authorities.

  • Crowds in and around football stadiums can attract pickpockets. Take care to safeguard your possessions in crowded areas. You can find more tips in our advice for travelling football fans.