Cyprus : Travel

Traveller information

Immigration and customs: 

Passports must be valid for at least three months from the date of departure. Visas are required by most Commonwealth nationals. Prohibited imports include some food and some plant material.

Travel within the country: 

Driving is on the left. Heavy fines are imposed on those driving without a seatbelt or riding a motorbike without a helmet. There are also fines for those caught driving while using a mobile phone or under the influence of alcohol.

Bus services connect towns and villages. Taxis run 24 hours a day between the main towns. Fares are regulated by the government and all taxis have meters.

Travel health: 

There are no prevalent diseases where appropriate precautionary measures are recommended.

There were 2,405,000 tourist arrivals in 2013.