WHEN it comes to parting with cash while holidaying in Spain, it seems British holiday makers are the most likely to get out their wallets and say, “Recession? What Recession?!”

According to data from the Spanish government, British tourists parted with a staggering €1.46 billion in 2012- 12 % more than in 2011.

The French came in second at €515 million, up 16.6%, whilst spending from Scandinavian tourists grew by 17.5% and the Irish by 32%.

According to the report, the average tourist visiting Spain spends around €76.3 a day and stays for 12 days.

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