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ID for nightclubs/bars in Barcelona

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ID for nightclubs/bars in Barcelona

I'm a 21 year old making my first trip to Barcelona in November. Having read numerous websites warning about the dangers of pickpockets in the area I was wondering if doorstaff/barstaff are strict when allowing people in clubs/drinking.

I will be taking my passport to Barcelona with me but I am worried about taking it to bars/clubs in case I have it stolen or lost. I have no other form of ID so my passport will be the only thing I can take to show my age. Could I get away with or should I bite the bullet, take my passport and be extra cautious?


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1. Re: ID for nightclubs/bars in Barcelona

Leave your passport in the hote safe and carry photocopies only.

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2. Re: ID for nightclubs/bars in Barcelona

Photocopies will not get you thru a bouncer if you look youngish. In any case, you only need to be over 18 over here to get in so unless you have a baby face you shouldn't have a problem.

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3. Re: ID for nightclubs/bars in Barcelona

No haha. Barcelona never IDS. I am only 20 and I have not once got ID in Barcelona. And honestly people make pickpocketing issues much worse than they really are so dont worry. I bring my iphone and camera with me everywhere and nothing bad happens. Dont worry you wont need ot bring your passport out with you

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