Driving in Europe
A European road trip is one of the most exciting driving holidays you can take, but the Continent is a big and diverse place – and there are plenty of laws, tips and guidelines you should know before jumping in the car.
When driving around Europe, you’ll need your Great Britain or Northern Ireland driving licence. If your number plates include the GB euro-symbol (Europlates) you don't have to display a GB sticker within the EU, but if not, you’ll need the sticker.
When renting a car abroad, rental companies may ask for a check code to view your driving licence. You can gain this code by visiting: