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Passport validity needed for Tenerife

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dietstartsmonday Sat 04-May-13 20:55:13

Hi last minute offer for end of this month, DP passport expires 4th september
Does anybody know how ling you need on your passport for Tenerife?

landofsoapandglory Sat 04-May-13 20:58:16

We went to Majorca, which is still Spain, when the DSes had 3 months left on their passports.

According to this you should be OK.

dietstartsmonday Sat 04-May-13 21:02:18

Thanks, so much conflicting advice on the net, worried slightly!

Ponders Sat 04-May-13 21:05:35

if you get it renewed this week you'll get it back in time and it will run 10 years from thr end of the current one

Ponders Sat 04-May-13 21:06:44

(mine expired in Nov, renewed in Feb, no probs. & it means you get a very slightly younger photo wink)

dietstartsmonday Sat 04-May-13 21:07:39

Considered that but fly in 16 days, cutting a bit fine i thought

Ponders Sat 04-May-13 21:12:30

ah, ok - as you said end of the month I thought you meant 3-4 weeks smile mine was back in 2 but I wasn't travelling imminently

sofi0308 Sat 04-May-13 21:52:47

check with passport office but i am 99% sure that as long as its valid until the day of your return flight, its fine... why wouldnt it be?

dietstartsmonday Sat 04-May-13 21:55:34

Thats what i thought i called foreign office they told me to call spanish embassy so thats tomorrows job!

specialsubject Sat 04-May-13 22:34:38

good luck on a Sunday...


says you are fine. Canaries part of Spain, part of the EU. Just get back before the passport expires.

theoriginalandbestrookie Mon 06-May-13 13:59:57

Pretty sure you are ok. Dh's passport had less than six months last time we went to Tenerife and I asked my friends who work on passport control and they said as long as it hadn't expired by the time he got back it was fine.

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