TRAVEL INFORMATION – CANARY ISLANDS
The Africa Mercy will be docked in Las Palmas, Gran Canaria (Spain) undergoing maintenance from approximately mid-June 2019 until early-August 2019.
BOOKING YOUR FLIGHT
All crew should fly in and out of the international airport in Las Palmas: Gran Canaria Airport
Airport codes: IATA: LPA / ICAO: GCLP
Please try to book flights with arrivals between 0700 and 2300.
AIRLINES FLYING IN AND OUT OF THE LAS PALMAS:
- Air Europa
- Binter Canarias
- Edelweiss Air
- Thomas Cook Airlines
This is may not be an all-inclusive list.
VISAS & IMMIGRATION
The Canary Islands are part of Spain, an EU member, and therefore a visa may not be required. To confirm if you need a visa to enter the Canary Islands, please visit the “Visa HQ“. If a visa is required, Mercy Ships can provide a volunteer confirmation letter on your behalf upon acceptance as crew.
You may enter and exit the Canary Islands by using your passport or ID card. Please send a photocopy of the document you will be using to your Placement Facilitator prior to your travels.