Travelling to the EU after Brexit

Travelling to the EU after Brexit – it’s business as usual.

To help you to prepare for travel to the EU after Brexit, we have put together some guides which include everything you need to know about travelling to the EU from 1st January 2021. Looking for Brexit advice when it comes to importing and exporting goods? Please visit our P&O Freight Brexit page for details.


From 1 October 2021 most EU, EEA and Swiss ID cards will not be accepted as a valid travel document to enter the UK. You will need to use a passport. For more information and exceptions visit GOV.UK


For more information about Brexit check out our Brexit FAQs and take at look at our informative guides before you travel.

Brexit checklist
Brexit Travel Checklist

Planning your next trip to mainland Europe? Use our Brexit Travel Checklist to ensure that you know what will be required when going on holiday after the UK has left the EU - including extra documentation required for driving and taking your pet.

Travelling to the EU with a pet after Brexit
Travelling with pets after Brexit

If your holiday to mainland Europe just isn't a holiday without your cat or dog, take a look at our advice for travelling to the EU with a pet after Brexit. The rules are changing for pet owners, but you'll still be able to take your furry friend with you.

Wine trips to France after Brexit
Day Trips to France after Brexit

Hoping to take a day trip to France after Brexit? Find out how long you need on your passport, what documentation you'll require to drive, plus everything you need to know about bringing alcohol, tobacco and other goods back into the UK.

Driving in the EU after Brexit
Driving in the EU after Brexit

There may be some changes when it comes to driving in the EU after Brexit. Find out about the additional documentation you might require, and discover what else you need when taking your car to mainland Europe.

Healthcare in the EU after Brexit
Medical Treatment after Brexit

Being able to access medical treatment abroad should you become ill while on holiday is important, and the way that you can do this after Brexit will change. Find out all you need to know and discover how to choose the best travel insurance.

Travel documents needed for EU travel after Brexit
Post-Brexit Travel Documents

If you’re planning your 2021 holiday, you may be wondering if you’ll need any additional documentation when you travel to the EU after Brexit. Here, we look at the extra documents that you might need for your post-Brexit trip.