COVID-19 tourist slump causes 47-year blowback for Costa Blanca’s Alicante-Elche airport in Spain

A EUROPEAN UNION survey suggests that flights to and from Alicante-Elche airport have now collapsed to levels last seen in 1973.

Spanish airlines Vueling and Iberia slash number of flights by 70% as losses hit €1.3bn

BOSSES of airline company IAG have announced that 70% of Vueling, Iberia and British Airways flights will be cancelled.

UK Ambassador praises Canary Islands on becoming first part of Spain to see travel quarantine scrapped

THE UK Ambassador to Spain, Hugh Elliott, has welcomed the news that the Canary Islands will be added to Britain's Travel Corridors...

Ryanair introduces four new services as it claims ‘big domestic demand’ in Spain

LOW COST carrier Ryanair is launching four new domestic routes in Spain this December while cutting back its pan-European services due to...

Economic woe as billions of Euros disappear from Benidorm and Costa Blanca tourist industry in Spain

TOURIST INCOME has collapsed by 70 per cent across the Costa Blanca and Valencian Community during the first nine months of 2020...

People living on Spain’s Costa Blanca can get up to 70 per cent off a local holiday

HOLIDAY discounts of up to 70 per cent for Valencian Community residents will be available from tomorrow(October 20). The...

FROM CASTLES TO CABINS: Here are the coolest staycation properties in Spain

NOBODY saw coronavirus coming and, as such, many of us suffered cancelled holidays and rescheduled trips away. But...

Lack of UK players gets golf courses on Spain’s Costa Blanca calling for tourist branding to get EU grants

STRUGGLING Costa Blanca golf courses that depend on foreign players to stay in business are calling for the sport to be classified...

Rice is nice as Alicante on Spain’s Costa Blanca tries to boost gastronomic tourism

ALICANTE has formally launched the 'City of Rice Festival' which starts this Monday(October 19) to advertise the area as a perfect place...

Save £100 off flights to and from Spain as EasyJet major launches flash sale

It’s good news for those hoping to return to Spain in 2021.  Homeowners and holidaymakers can bag a bargain...

Girls That Wander launch new online community to help solo expats find friends in Spain

WHILE expat communities are often a thriving social network, life in another country can at first feel daunting and solitary.

How Brits will join Americans and Japanese needing a European visa from 2022

THE joys of travel have been severely curtailed for almost everyone this year. As the spread of COVID-19 gripped the world, airlines drastically cut routes,...

Hotel stays on Spain’s Costa Blanca collapsed by over 50 per cent in September

OVERNIGHT stays in Costa Blanca hotels fell by 50 per cent in September compared to a year earlier, according to figures from...

TUI resumes flights to Spain’s Mallorca from October 15 as COVID-19 cases continue to decline

The German tour operator had previously cancelled all of its flights and holidays to Spain in mid August

Spain’s Andalucia activates holiday voucher with discounts of up to 50%

THE Junta has launched an initiative which offers complementary vouchers for residents in Andalucia. The tourist voucher, which...

Madrid named once again as best city in world for expats to work from remotely

MADRID has once again been named as the best city to work from remotely. Just a few weeks...

Transformed campervan on sale for €17,000 is like a hotel on wheels

THE trendiest holiday home isn’t a palm tree lined house the Maldives or a penthouse apartment in Madrid.

HIDDEN TREASURE: Remains of one of Spain’s oldest Visigoth churches tucked away on Costa del Sol beach

HIDDEN away in full sight is one of the lesser known gems of San Pedro - the Visigothic church known as La...

Stepping inside Picasso’s childhood home is a picture perfect way to spend the day in Malaga

THE OLD cliché is that people go to Malaga - only just to leave just as quickly as their plane lands. 

Ryanair passengers fork out more than €2.5 billion for checked luggage and seat selection

RYANAIR customers pay more than €2.5 billion per year in add-ons, a new study has revealed. Seat reservations,...

Spain’s Andalucia will ‘guarantee’ coverage of COVID-19 related expenses for international tourists

The Vice-President and Minister of Tourism, Juan Marin, says that tourists who are infected in Andalucia will be ‘guaranteed’ the costs of confinement, hospital stay or return to their country.

Completion of Barcelona’s iconic Sagrada Familia cathedral delayed by COVID-19

BARCELONA'S famous Sagrada Familia cathedral has become the latest victim of coronavirus. Its final completion – 143 years after...

Denia defied dreadful August for struggling hotels on Spain’s Costa Blanca

AUGUST overnight stays in Costa Blanca hotels collapsed by almost two-thirds compared to 2019, as Denia defied a poor month for bookings.

The ultimate bar crawl and guide to tapas in Granada

“Dos vermut,” my waiter announces with flare, in perfect sing-song Spanish. “No,” I correct him. “Uno.” 

Ryanair extends flight change fee waiver for flights to and from Spain

Budget airline giant Ryanair have announced they will extend their exemption for flight change fees for passengers booking who book European...

Ryanair announces new cut to October schedules across Spain and Europe

RYANAIR is cut its October schedules by 20 per cent in addition to a similar reduction previously announced in mid-August.