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
  • CanaryFly
  • Condor
  • easyJet
  • Edelweiss Air
  • Eurowings
  • Iberia
  • Thomas Cook Airlines
  • Transavia
  • TUI

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.

EU CITIZENS:

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.