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5 Star Hotels in Guernsey Old Government House Hotel, Guernsey
4 Star Hotels in Guernsey Bella Luce Hotel, Guernsey Braye Beach Hotel, Alderney Farmhouse Hotel, Guernsey Fermain Valley Hotel, Guernsey La Grande Mare Hotel, Guernsey St Pierre Park Hotel, Guernsey
3 Star Hotels in Guernsey Best Western Moores Hotel Clubhouse Hotel, Guernsey Cobo Bay Hotel, Guernsey Duke of Richmond Hotel, Guernsey Fleur Du Jardin Hotel, Guernsey Hotel Bon Port, Guernsey Hotel Hougue du Pommier, Guernsey Hotel Jerbourg, Guernsey La Barbarie Hotel, Guernsey La Piette Hotel, Guernsey La Trelade Hotel, Guernsey La Villette Hotel, Guernsey Le Friquet Country Hotel, Guernsey Les Douvres Hotel, Guernsey Les Rocquettes Hotel, Guernsey Peninsula Hotel, Guernsey Saints Bay Hotel, Guernsey Sunnydene Country Hotel, Guernsey Wayside Cheer Hotel, Guernsey
2 Star Hotels in Guernsey Abbey Court Hotel, Guernsey Blue Horizon Hotel, Guernsey Captain Cook Hotel, Guernsey Duke of Normandie Hotel, Guernsey Hotel La Michele, Guernsey Imperial Hotel, Guernsey Le Chene Hotel, Guernsey L'Eree Bay Hotel, Guernsey Pandora Hotel, Guernsey St Margarets Lodge Hotel, Guernsey Sunnycroft Hotel, Guernsey
Self Catering Apartments in Guernsey Albany Self Catering Apartments, Guernsey Briquet Cottages, Guernsey Clubhouse Hotel, Guernsey Ellingham Cottages, Guernsey La Barbarie Hotel Apartments, Guernsey La Pointe Farm Apartments, Guernsey Le Chene Hotel Apartments, Guernsey Le Friquet Country Hotel Apartments, Guernsey Les Rocquettes Hotel Apartments, Guernsey
Guest Houses in Guernsey Auberge du Val Guest House, Guernsey Grisnoir Guest House, St Peter Port, Guernsey La Roche Guest House, Guernsey Marton Guest House, Guernsey The Dunchoille, Guernsey Yacht Inn, Guernsey
Herm Island Hotels White House Hotel, Herm Island
Sark Hotels Hotel Petit Champ, Sark Aval du Creux Hotel, Sark Dixcart Bay Hotel, Sark La Moinerie Hotel, Sark Stocks Hotel, Sark
» Castel, Guernsey
» Forest, Guernsey
» St Andrews, Guernsey
» St Martins, Guernsey
» St Peters, Guernsey
» St Peter Port, Guernsey
» St Sampsons, Guernsey
» St Saviours, Guernsey
» Torteval, Guernsey
» Vale, Guernsey
Guernsey Tourist Information Guide
Useful Information for Holidays in Guernsey
Before your Guernsey holiday make sure you read our Useful Information guide below:
What is the Capital of Guernsey?
St Peter Port is the Capital of Guernsey. To find out more about St Peter Port,
St Peter Port
What size is Guernsey?
Guernsey is just 12 miles long with an area of 24.3 sq miles. Despite this small
size, there is plenty to do in Guernsey. See our tourist attraction page for a guide
on what to see and do, and our
Guernsey Self Catering
pages to find where to stay.
What is the population of Guernsey?
In 2008 Guernsey was home to a population of around 65,726 people.
What currency is used in Guernsey?
Guernsey accepts British currency and it is widely used on the island, amongst other
currency. For more information on currency in Guernsey, see our
currency in Guernsey
What languages are spoken in Guernsey?
The official language of Guernsey is English, but other languages are spoken. See
languages in Guernsey
page for more information.
Do I need a passport to travel to Guernsey?
The passport laws are the same as in the UK - British and Irish citizens do not
need a passport to move between the Guernsey, Jersey and Alderney. You will however
need some form of photographic identification, e.g. a driver's license. If you are
arriving in the island from outside the United Kingdom or Republic of Ireland you
must have a valid passport or travel document. European Union nationals may use
their national identity cards.
Guernsey Time Zone
Guernsey follows the same time as the UK - Greenwich Mean Time in the winter and
British Summer Time in the summer months.
Weather in Guernsey
Guernsey is the sunniest place in the UK and in August and September temperatures
average 26ºC. See our
weather in Guernsey
page for more detailed information.
Travelling to Guernsey
You can get to Guernsey by flying or by boat/ferry/catamaran. Flying from London
to Guernsey takes about one hour.
Airports in Guernsey
Guernsey has one airport 'Guernsey Airport' in the parish Forest:
For more information on flights, see our
Flights to Guernsey
How do I get around Guernsey?
There are plenty of ways to get around Guernsey. These include walking, cycling,
bus or car. As Guernsey is small it means that tourist attractions are near to each
other so getting about the island is quick and easy. For more information on travelling
around Guernsey see our
Guernsey Telephone Dialing Code
The International Country code for Guernsey is: +44 1481
The city code for Guernsey is: 01481
Mobile networks require a roaming facility plus international dialling codes. 'Pay
as you go' phones only operate in Guernsey where there is an agreement with the
Electricity is supplied throughout the islands at 240 volts (50 hertz) You will
need an adaptor if you are travelling from Continental Europe or further afield.
Bank Holidays in Guernsey 2013
Bank holidays in Guernsey are the same as in the UK with the addition of: 9 May
Liberation Day (commemorating the arrival of the British Forces at the end of WWII)
Bank Holidays in Guernsey 2013
Tuesday, 1st January 2013 - New Year's Day
Friday, 29th March 2013 - Good Friday
Monday, 1st April 2013 - Easter Monday
Monday, 6th May 2013 - Early May Bank Holiday
Thursday, 9th May 2013 - Guernsey Liberation Day
Monday, 27th May 2013 - Spring Bank Holiday
Monday, 26th August 2013 - Summer Bank Holiday
Wednesday, 25th December 2013 - Christmas Day
Thursday, 26th December 2013 - Boxing Day
Bank Holidays in Guernsey 2014
Wednesday, 1st January 2014 - New Year's Day
Friday, 18th April 2014 - Good Friday
Monday, 21st April 2014 - Easter Monday
Monday, 5th May 2014 - Early May Bank Holiday
Friday, 9th May 2014 - Guernsey Liberation Day
Monday, 26th May 2014 - Spring Bank Holiday
Monday, 25th August 2014 - Summer Bank Holiday
Thursday, 25th December 2014 - Christmas Day
Friday, 26th December 2014 - Boxing Day
Do I need any vaccinations?
No. Guernsey can be treated as if it were the mainland UK.
Health Care in Guernsey
UK residents visiting the Channel Islands must ensure they have adequate travel
insurance. The recommendation comes from the Department of Health as the healthcare
arrangements for UK visitors to the Islands have recently changed.
The previous agreement, which allowed UK travellers to get a limited number of medical
treatments in the Channel Islands free of charge, ended on March 31 2009. Anyone
travelling to the Islands, which include Guernsey, Jersey, Alderney, Sark and Herm,
will be required to pay for medical treatment should they become ill or injured
there after this date.
Visitors should therefore take out adequate insurance before they travel.
Duty Free in Guernsey
The following goods may be imported into Guernsey by persons over 18 years of age
without incurring customs duty:
- 200 cigarettes or 50 cigars or 100 cigarillos or 350g of tobacco
- 2l of still table wine
- 1l of alcoholic beverages under 22% or 2l of sparkling or fortified wine
- Other goods to a value of £145
Guernsey Tourist Board
PO Box 23
St Peter Port
Tel: (01481) 723 552.
For Guernsey Hotels & Holiday Offers for 2013, follow us:
Guernsey Tourist Attractions
Places to visit in Guernsey:
Castle Carey, St Peter Port, Guernsey.
Castle Cornet, St Peter Port, Guernsey.
German Occupation Museum, Forest, Guernsey.
La Valette Underground Military Museum, St Peter Port, Guernsey.
Rousse Tower, St Peter Port, Guernsey.
St James Concert & Assembly Hall, St Peter Port, Guernsey.
St Peter Port Lighthouse, Guernsey.
Fort Grey Rocquaine, Torteval, Guernsey.
Fort Grey Shipwreck Museum, Guernsey.
Rocquaine Bay, Torteval, Guernsey.
Le Petit Port, St Martins, Guernsey.
Petit Bot, St Martins, Guernsey.
Sausmarez Manor, Guernsey.
St Martins Point, Guernsey.
Vazon Bay, Castel, Guernsey.
Guernsey Tourist Attractions