Tuesday, September 29, 2020

True cost of travel bans revealed as Spain’s AENA reveals July 2020 airport losses

Compared to the same period in 2019, Spanish airports have recorded a loss in passengers of up to 83%

NIGHTMARE: Spain’s Balearic Islands set to be declared ‘risk zone’ by Germany as COVID-19 infections exceed threshold

The risk upgrade comes as the number of coronavirus infections has now exceeded the threshold set by Germany

LISTED: Travel alerts for Spain from 22 European countries

The numerous outbreaks in the country have led to many of its European neighbours adopting control measures or restrictions on those arriving from the Spanish territory

Austria latest country to issue travel alert for Spain amid COVID-19 resurgence

From Monday, people entering Austria from Spain must test negative for COVID-19.

Switzerland latest country to add Spain to travel ‘blacklist’ after latest COVID-19 spike

Switzerland will join Norway and the UK in imposing the quarantine on anyone returning from Spain

Black August for tourism on Spain’s Costa del Sol with less than 40% occupancy rate predicted due to UK...

July’s data and the fall of the British market due to the quarantine imposed on travellers arriving from Spain make the sector fear the worst for the most important month of the season

Marbella suffers the aftermath following a decline in Arabic tourism and investments

by Ayah Shurbaji THE drop in the number of regular visiting tourists from Arabian countries has hit Marbella’s economy...

Spain’s capital of Madrid voted best place for Brits to work from remotely

MADRID has been named the best place for Brits to move post-lockdown to save money.  The Spanish capital beat...

UK’s Heathrow Airport requests 14-day quarantine to be replaced by coronavirus tests

The testing proposal comes as Boris Johnson’s cabinet says there will be confinement measures for ‘the entire summer’.

Becoming Self-Employed in Spain (Autónomos)

So, you’re thinking of moving to Spain? As well as finding somewhere to live, unless you’re already retired, most expats will also need to...

Ryanair pledge not to cancel flights to and from Spain after announcing mass losses

MAJOR airline Ryanair has confirmed that it will continue to “operate normally” and that no flights to or from Spain will be...

Quarantine for returning UK travellers branded ‘disastrous’ by Balearic Islands and as ‘reaction to Spain’s transparency’ on coronavirus figures...

Consell de Mallorca president slammed the two-week quarantine as 'disastrous' noting that it would impact the region considerably

Town in inland Malaga predicts 90% occupancy rate this summer while Spain’s Costa del Sol to suffer huge losses

The good news for Coin is in stark contrast to more traditional tourism meccas such as the Costa del Sol

France considers closing borders with Spain as COVID-19 outbreaks soar across peninsula

France to examine possible coronavirus border closure on Friday.

Pet owners face possible four-month wait for travel between Spain and UK after Brexit transition period – what you...

Pet owners warned about four-month waiting period between EU countries and UK as of 2021.

‘Do not come’: Balearic Government sends stark warning to tourists seeking alcohol-fuelled holidays in Spain

Tourism Minister Iago Negueruela sent a stark message to holidaymakers that anti-social behaviour would not be tolerated

Town of Gaucin in Andalucia dubbed ‘Spain’s Notting Hill’ in Telegraph article

THE mountainous town of Gaucin in Andalucia has been described as 'Spain's most picture-perfect town,' in an article by The Telegraph.

At 1,300 metres long, this is Andalucia’s longest zipline set to open in August

ANDALUCIA’S longest zipline has been completed and is set to open in August once it is approved. ‘Supertirolina VK...

Are tourists ‘too little, too late’ for hospitality industry in Spain’s Mallorca?

OK so Spain has navigated Storm Corona pretty well, but what will the ravaged business landscape look like afterwards? 

OPINION: Spain’s economy needs tourists, it’s good to have you back

THE first set of Brits have been arriving on the Costa del Sol in recent days and we could not be happier that they’re here.

Two Scots end up in Spain’s Ibiza after going for ‘quiet drinks’ in Dundee

TWO friends from the UK who went for a couple of ‘quiet drinks’, ended up in Ibiza six hours later.

Vueling adds new UK and France connections to Spain’s Malaga from August

Vueling will connect the Costa del Sol Airport with Asturias, Lyon, Marseille, Cardiff and Zurich.

BREAKING: Scotland will NOT scrap quarantine for Brits returning from Spain

SCOTLAND has announced that it will not lift the quarantine for people travelling from Spain, despite UK wide plans to lift the measure on June 10.

British tourists on Costa del Sol feel safer in Spain than UK and encourage others to join them

BRITISH tourists are out in force on the Costa del Sol, many lavishing praise on the Spanish Government’s COVID-19 safety measures.

Olive Press reporter describes what journey from UK to Spain is like now that borders are open

AN Olive Press reporter who was trapped in the UK for months due to the coronavirus pandemic has finally managed to return to Spain.

Fuel card: advantages, function and services

It is becoming increasingly popular to fill up without cash. People with company vehicles are increasingly using fuel cards because they offer many advantages....