Location: Magaluf is on the island Mallorca in Spain
Fly from: London (Heathrow, Gatwick, Luton, Southend or Stansted), Belfast, Birmingham, Blackpool, Bristol, Cardiff, East Midlands, Edinburgh, Exeter, Glasgow, Glasgow Prestwick, Humberside, Liverpool, Manchester, Newcastle and Southampton.
Arrival Airport: Palma, Majorca
Flight Time: Magaluf is approximately 2.5 hours from London
Currency: Euros (€) is the currency used in Magaluf
Language: Spanish is the native language of Magaluf
Weather: The hottest month in Magaluf is August, with temperatures reaching 25°. This is also the prime time for swimming in the sea, as the water temperature hits 26°. During the summer months you will have plenty of time to tan with 13 hours a day of sunshine! When September and October come around temperatures will drop and you might see some rain too.
When to go to Magaluf: The clubs start opening as early as April and stay open right through to September, although the resort is at its liveliest during June, July and August. During these peak months, flight prices and accommodation tend to be more expensive. If you want to save money, the months of June and September are your best bet- they’ll also be slightly less busy.
Health & Safety: Before you head off, make sure you have adequate travel and medical insurance. Although it’s not a substitute for insurance, it is also a good idea to get yourself a free European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) before you head out to Spain. This will entitle you to any medical treatment that may become necessary during your trip. Find out more here.
Passport & Visas: You won’t need a visa to travel to Spain, but you will need a valid passport. Make sure that your passport is valid before you leave, and will remain valid for the duration of your stay. If your holiday ends, but you are not ready to return home, you are permitted to stay in Spain for up to three months. If you wanted to stay any longer, you would have to apply for a residence permit.
Healthcare: Doctors will usually visit hotels in Magaluf several times a week for non-emergency treatment. If you have an emergency then call the general emergency service number 112. If a doctor isn’t at your hotel you can go to the health centres directly at Municipal Basic Healthcare Unit – Palma Nova, C/ naBoira no. 2, 07181 Palma Nova Tel: +34 971 683775 or HospitenEspana – Clinica Juaneda, Avda. Son Matías, 1, 07181 Palma Nova Tel: +34 971 681518. You can also call the 24h medical service on+34 900 254 692 (free phone)
Police & Security: If you are ever in need of Police while in Magaluf you can dial 112 for the general emergency services, or 091 for the general police services. If you want to go directly to the police station then it is located on 07180 Santa Ponça. You can also call this police station on +34 971 003300. If you have any concerns regarding the security of your hotel then don’t hesitate to inform hotel staff at the main reception.
ATMs: One of the main worries when travelling abroad is losing your spending money while you’re there, so it’s a good idea to familiarise yourself with the best ways to get hold your cash and keep it safe. You will find a number of ATMs in Magaluf, but before you use them, be sure to check how much your bank will charge you to withdraw. A number of clubs, bars and restaurants allow you to pay by card, however, not everywhere does, so it’s a good idea to have a combination of cash and card. To help with budgeting, you can also use prepaid currency cards which allow you to put a set amount onto your card before your holiday.