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“Until now, British drivers have enjoyed access to all EU and EEA countries ... without the need for any extra documentation. But starting next year, UK drivers will need an international driving permit to use their cars in most European countries.”…
“There are three types of IDP, however, and not all are recognised by every country. The two you’ll need for European trips are known as the 1968 Vienna Convention IDP and the 1949 Paris Convention IDP, which last for three years and twelve months respectively.”
“Each version of the IDP costs £5.50, so if you need both you’ll need to pay £11. A 1968 IDP lasts for three years, while the 1949 IDP will need renewing after just one year. Not having an IDP in a country where you need one could land you with a fine.”
“If you own the car you’re travelling in, you’ll also need to bring your V5C “log book” with you when driving abroad. This must show your most recent address in the UK. According to the government, it can take up to six weeks to update a V5C if you’ve changed your address...”
Thanks for all the red tape, Brexit.
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