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Fawlty Towers? TV host slams hotel in Spain’s Valencia ‘a disgrace’ for worst 4-star experience ever

JOURNALIST and writer Carme Chaparro has publically slammed Valencia’s Four-Star ‘Hotel Conqueridor’, based in the center of the Mediterranean city. The 48-year-old news host, television...

EXPLAINED: What are the new rules for travel between UK and Spain now amber list has been scrapped?

NEW simplified travel rules come into force in the UK from Monday October 4, with the traffic light system replaced by a single red...

Vueling expands its offer this winter with new route between Spain’s Malaga and Munich

THE Spanish low-cost airline has announced that this winter, it will operate flights from the capital of the Costa del Sol to Munich. The new...

Airport authority admits the return of British tourism is ‘key’ to a return to pre-pandemic flight numbers on Spain’s...

ALICANTE-ELCHE Airport has instantly bounced back from the Covid-19 pandemic and lockdown, according to AENA. More than 180,000 tourists will be using Costa Blanca’s biggest...

Surge in traffic fines due to new radars in Spain’s Mallorca causing problems with early payments

MOTORISTS being hit with traffic fines in Mallorca discovered they don’t have the 50% early payment option due to the notifications being sent out...

EXPLAINER: Why Benidorm and Costa Blanca hotels don’t want to rely on UK tourists coming to Spain

BENIDORM and Costa Blanca hoteliers want to keep last summer's domestic booking boost going rather than relying on traditional foreign visitors from countries like...

Under the sea: Five wineries in Spain with underwater cellars that you can visit

Spanish winery submerges bottles underwater in a twist to the aging process

Commuter misery: Rail strikes cause travel chaos across Spain as hundreds of trains cancelled

RAILWAY strikes have caused chaos and misery for travellers across Spain for the second consecutive day as hundreds of trains are cancelled, leaving thousands...

BREXIT: New rules means Spanish travellers to UK must show passport not ID card to enter from Oct 1

EUROPEAN travellers visiting the UK will no longer be allowed entry by showing an ID card and from October 1 must present a valid...

Spain extends COVID-19 non-essential travel ban for unvaccinated visitors from most non-EU countries

SPAIN has extended the existing entry ban on non-essential travel by non-vaccinated travels from a long list of non-EU countries for another month. The Interior...

Spain braced for travel chaos over October puente as eight days of rail strike called

SPAIN’S train drivers and railway workers have called an eight days of strike beginning Thursday September 30 and lasting into the bank holiday weekend. The...

Treacherous trails: Six Spanish hiking routes that will make your knees tremble

1. Caminito del Rey, Malaga Let’s start with the one everyone knows. Pinned into the steep walls of El Chorro gorge, this 3km boardwalk rises...

10 of the most beautiful walled towns and cities to visit in Spain

Throughout the centuries, medieval walls have served as defence barriers and examples of historically significant architecture with some still encompassing thriving communities today

EasyJet to expand its base in Spain’s Malaga with two new aircraft and 60 new jobs

THE British low-cost carrier has announced that it will add two A320 aircraft next summer to the recently created seasonal base in the capital...

Learn about the 3 most successful Spanish ventures (2020-2021)

Undertake a new venture? If you are one of those who thinks that it is impossible to start your own business due to all...

Spain’s Balearic Islands see holiday bookings boom with end of COVID-19 traffic light system

HOLIDAY bookings to the Balearic Islands have boomed since the UK government scrapped the travel traffic light system and pre-departure tests for vaccinated holidaymakers.  The traffic...

Spain’s chambermaids to launch app that rates hotels on how staff are treated

A NEW booking app created by Spain’s chambermaids will allow tourists to choose their hotel based on how well they treat their workers. Ethical travellers...

SPAIN TRAVEL: UK scraps COVID-19 traffic light system with changes for fully jabbed passengers

From 4 October, the current traffic light system of red, amber and green countries will be made redundant and replaced with one red list only

WARNING: Airlines are giving travellers wrong Covid testing information when flying between UK and Spain

AIRLINES are giving out incorrect information on Covid testing requirements which could potentially see travellers turned away from flights and “out of pocket”, a...

SPAIN TRAVEL: UK’s Covid traffic light system could be scrapped by October

THE traffic light system that governs international travel to the UK could be scrapped by October 1, according to industry sources, a move that would...

EXPLAINER: Change to requirements for national travellers arriving to Spain’s Balearic Islands

From this Thursday, September 9, national passengers will no longer need to complete the once mandatory coronavirus safety form if they can present their COVID-19 passport

IN THE SADDLE: Spain’s Valencia ranked among top 10 cycle-friendly cities in the world

Following these criteria, a list of 40 large cities from around the globe was drawn up based on entries for a previous study by the same firm on the healthiest countries to live – in which Spain scored first place.

Record summer for hospitality trade in Spain’s Gandia

But even more impressive is the fact that, as well as being a prime destination for domestic tourism once again, Gandia was one of only four Spanish resorts to register an increase in overnight stays on behalf of foreign visitors.

Ryanair reveals new routes from London to Spain’s Malaga this winter

RYANAIR has announced it will operate 14 new routes from London's Gatwick (LGW), Luton (LTN) and Stansted (STN) airports. The Dublin-based company announced it will...

Spain tourism boost expected as airlines gear up for travel rebound in Europe

THE long-suffering airline industry is finally starting to recover with Jet2 investing nearly £5M in new aircraft and Ryanair forecasting an increase in passengers...

Tax Deadline Looms For Non-Resident Property Owners

The clock is ticking for all non-resident owners of property in Spain to pay their annual taxes – even if they do not generate...

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