When traveling to Puerto del Carmen it is important that you have holiday insurance for all the family. Although in Puerto del Carmen you are safe you still need to protect yourself with holiday insurance.

Before traveling, make sure you have a comprehensive travel insurance policy in case of illness, losing cash and / or valuables, also if you are from a non-EU country then including some provision for medical treatment is also advisable.

There are no health risks associated with travel to Puerto del Carmen and no vaccination certificates are required. Spain which includes Puerto del Carmen has a reciprocal health agreement with most EU countries including the UK and provide emergency health care on the same terms as Spanish nationals.

EU travelers should take a European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) but please note that the scheme does not grant entitlement to medical repatriation costs and nor does it cover ongoing illnesses of a non-urgent nature.