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Working in Gibraltar

Relocating to Gibraltar

Individuals relocating to work in Gibraltar have two options: live in Gibraltar or across the border in Spain.

There is a strong market for rental properties in Gibraltar, and renters are presented with plenty of options. Rental prices vary significantly based on location and can be high here so many people choose to work in Gibraltar and live across the border in Spain. There are a number of Spanish towns near the border that are easily commutable including Alcaidesa, Sotogrande and Duquesa where you'll be paying far less for an apartment than here in Gibraltar.

If you choose to buy, properties in Gibraltar are a great investment and there are a number of new developments under construction. Purchasing property in Gibraltar follows a similar process to the UK.

Gibraltar can also be accessed from Spain by a short walk or some people choose to park across the border and take the short walk or bus into the centre to work. Bicycles and electric scooters are a very popular way of getting around. You can choose to drive a car in to Gibraltar though you may be at the mercy of the frontier queues.

Language in Gibraltar

Language is an influencing factor when choosing to relocate.

As a British overseas territory, the primary language in Gibraltar in English. English is used officially in the government, schools and on road signs, however most locals are bilingual, using both Spanish and English in every day conversation. Gibraltarians often use Llanito, which is an eclectic mix of English and Andalusian Spanish.

While knowing some Spanish is not essential for living and working in Gibraltar, it will be very helpful and Gibraltar is the perfect place to learn the language. There are numerous classes teaching Spanish from basic to advanced level.

Transport in Gibraltar

Gibraltar is accessible by car and also has well-run bus services. Unlike other overseas British territories, vehicles in Gibraltar drive on the right hand side of the road due to its shared border crossing with Spain.

Gibraltar has its own airport with regular UK flights and flight times are around 3 hrs. Spanish airports Jerez and Malaga provide well-located alternatives. 

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