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The facts

Geography: The island covers an area of 24 square miles with a population of 60,000.

Travelling times: Guernsey is just a short flight from mainland UK and accessible from a wide range of regional airports or alternatively, you can travel by fast sea cat from the south coast in around 2 ½ hours.

Transfer times: Travelling time from the airport to St Peter Port is around 20 minutes and most places can be reached within 30 minutes. Ferries arrive in St Peter Port just minutes from most town hotels. Hotels around the rest of the island are not usually more than 30 minutes away.

Passports: You don’t need a passport to travel to Guernsey, but the majority of airlines do require that you produce photo ID at check in.

Currency: Guernsey’s currency is sterling. They do have their own coins and notes, although they are identical in size to ours. UK sterling currency is widely accepted.