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Hotel bookings are higher than pre-pandemic levels in scenic part of the Costa Blanca in Spain

A scenic stretch of the Costa Blanca says hotel bookings are better than the pre-pandemic summer of 2019. Teulada-Moraira council says that July's hotel occupancy...

Dominic Raab won’t rule out fully-vaccinated travellers from Spain going into UK quarantine despite EU travel rule change

PEOPLE returning to the UK from Spain may be forced to go into quarantine despite relaxations announced yesterday for fully-vaccinated travellers. Speaking to Sky News...

Step-by-Step Guide To Becoming A Travel Blogger in 2021

Did you know that most people use travel blogs to find the best destinations to go to? People trust other people's opinion and their experiences...

Double-jabbed in Spain? Yes, you CAN travel to England without quarantine from August 2

FULLY-VACCINATED travellers from the EU will be able to avoid quarantining when they arrive in England, the government announced on Wednesday, July 28. EU citizens...

EXPLAINER: What you need to know about new post-Brexit rules on UK passport validity

AMID all the other travel confusion and chaos caused by the Covid-19 pandemic and Brexit, UK authorities have just published a new notice of...

Benidorm and Costa Blanca hotels report busiest week of the summer as Spanish bookings keep them going

BENIDORM and Costa Blanca hotels have had their best week for room occupancy this summer according to the Hosbec hoteliers association. Figures for July 19-25...

UK poised to relax travel rules for those double jabbed abroad and drop quarantine from amber list countries like...

IN A development that has been keenly hoped for by those British expats desperately keen to fly home and visit family without having to...

Germany downgrades Spain to ‘high incidence area’ in another blow for tourism industry

The German government has downgraded Spain on its travel list, categorising it as a ‘high incidence area’ amid rising infection rates across the peninsula...

Ryanair luggage rules over flight switches are ruled ‘unfair’ by the Supreme Court in Spain

SPAIN'S highest court has voided Ryanair rules permitting baggage to be sent on a flight other than that of the passenger. The Supreme Court backed...

ANALYSIS: Is Spain next for the UK’s ‘amber plus’ travel list?

NEW rules were brought in on Monday that means Brits vaccinated on the NHS can avoid quarantine when returning from Spain as it is...

From beach paradise to holiday hell:  What happens when you test positive for COVID before you fly home from...

"WE feel like prisoners,” says 22-year-old Gabriella Fernandez, adding: "We decided to come out here and we knew the risks but nobody told us...

Holiday rentals in Spain are booming as domestic bookings make up for lower numbers of UK and foreign tourists

A Spanish holiday rental website says that August accommodation bookings are higher than two years ago before the COVID-19 pandemic. Rentalia put that down to...

Benidorm and Costa Blanca hotels report no ‘explosion’ in bookings since UK announced amber travel rule changes for Spain

A Benidorm-based hotel association says there has been no UK bookings surge despite a relaxation in amber list travel rules that started yesterday(July 19). Double-vaccinated...

IN PICS: Spaniard converts bargain bus into travelling hotel for family holidays

A 41-year-old man from Badajoz in Extremadura has become a social media star in Spain after he revealed plans to convert a 1998...

DESTINATION VALENCIA: Spanish region welcomes surge in UK travellers following easing of restrictions

UP to 32 flights from the UK are due to land in the Valencia region today (Monday) on the first day since the easing...

OPINION: Green list for Mallorca was not just about holidaymakers

IT was great news when the UK government put the Balearic Islands on the Green list, especially as I’d booked for my son to...

British holidaymakers race back from Balearic Islands before Monday’s 4am quarantine deadline

BRITS are racing against the clock to exit Spain's Balearic Islands before the quarantine deadline on Monday.  Earlier this week ministers announced that the Balearic...

The ultimate bar crawl and guide to tapas in Granada

WHEN in Rome they say you should do as the Roman's do. And in Granada, I was equally happy to follow suit. Here the...

These are the most visited tourist attractions in Spain according to Google reviews

AFTER months of uncertainty and travel restrictions, we hardly need any encouragement to get out and about. But here’s some anyway. According to Google...

Hotels in Spain’s Castellon weather the COVID storm thanks to domestic tourism

DOMESTIC tourism is keeping Castellon hotels afloat this year. According to new figures published by regional hospitality trade association Hosbec, the hotel sector in the...

IN THE LOOP: Spain’s Valencia hosts first European Hyperloop Week event

This is the first time an event of this kind has been held outside the USA, which makes the selection of Valencia even more special.

Why these pueblos in Spain should be on your travel bucket list this summer

EVERY cloud has a silver lining and for some villages you may never have heard of in Spain, the COVID-19 crisis has been an...

LATEST: Spain’s Balearic Islands downgraded to amber on UK travel list

BRITISH Transport Minister Grant Shapps confirmed that the islands of Ibiza, Mallorca, Menorca and Formentera would be downgraded to amber from Monday at 4am...

British tourists rush to book holidays to Spain in wake of new rules

Brits have rushed to book holidays in Spain in the first five days after the UK dropped quarantine rules for NHS fully vaccinated Brits...

Spain’s Balearic Islands at risk of going back to amber on UK travel list

WITH Covid-19 cases tripling over the last two weeks in Spain, the islands of Ibiza, Mallorca and Menorca could be bumped to amber in...

HAPPY CAMPERS? Plans underway to build luxury seafront campsite in Spain’s Gandia

PLANS for a luxury campsite in Gandia (La Safor, Valencia Province) are causing a heated debate among residents, local and regional governments. The plans, which...

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