Saturday, September 18, 2021

Travel News

Spain will not go onto the red travel list according to ‘Whitehall sources’ as COVID-19 cases fall

REPORTS strongly suggest today(August 4) that Spain will be not be transferred to the 'red' list on tomorrow's anticipated UK government 'traffic-light' travel system...

UK scraps ‘amber’ travel watchlist idea that may have included Spain and Italy

UK plans for an 'amber watchlist' have been abandoned, just days before an update on which countries stand where in the traffic-light travel system. Meanwhile...

Six airports in the Aena network, including Spain’s Malaga, achieve highest anti-covid score

AENA has six Spanish airports certified with the highest 5-Star COVID-19 Safety Rating—including Malaga–Costa del Sol Airport. The prestigious consulting firm Skytrax, dedicated to conducting...

DON’T LET YOURSELF BE CONNED: Consumers’ union publishes advice to avoid falling prey to holiday rental fraud in Spain...

THE Spanish Organisation of Consumers and Users (OCU) is warning holidaymakers to be careful when renting an apartment for the summer in order to...

INTO THE DEEP BLUE: A yachting adventure into the Med off Marbella can’t guarantee whales… but is definitely a...

PODS of dolphins, flying fish and pilot whales. These are just some of the wonderful species you might see on a yacht excursion into...

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.

FOLLOW OLIVE PRESS

27,836FansLike
2,064FollowersFollow
153FollowersFollow
16,935FollowersFollow
9,510FollowersFollow
1,640SubscribersSubscribe

LATEST NEWS FROM THE OLIVE PRESS

Spain’s Sierra Bermeja set to be declared disaster zone with calls for harsher punishments on environmental arsonists

Junta president, Juanma Moreno, insisted that 'all indications' pointed towards the fire being an intentional act

WHAT YOU'RE TALKING ABOUT

Register / Login to Comment