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Torrevieja rated ‘cheapest in Spain’ for holiday rentals – last year prices low as €22 per person per night

AN online holiday site has rated Torrevieja as the ‘cheapest place in Spain’ to get a one-night family vacation rental in 2019. The survey was...

Body of missing Argentine sailor found in Mallorca

THE body of a missing sailor has been found after almost a week of searching. The 37-year-old man from Argentina was sailing from Salou towards...

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Wheely good fun in Spain

Tristan Cano has a fun day out on Andalucia’s best known Via Verde cycle and walking route near Olvera

Four Spanish cities made this list of top 15 European cities

Four Spanish cities have appeared in a list of best places to visit in Europe.  Each year Travel and Leisure asks its readers to vote...

If you’re going on holiday to Spain this summer, the best advice is book ahead, make sure you can...

That means reading the small print in contractual terms and conditions before making payment and, where possible, preferring to use reputable and reliable providers and intermediaries

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.

LATEST: Tourism boost for Spain as UK drops quarantine rules for NHS vaccinated travellers from July 19

THE British government announced that fully vaccinated people travelling to England from ‘amber list’ countries will no longer have to quarantine from July 19 in...

Costa de la Luz: See the light

For relief from the hot and busy Costa del Sol summer, switch on to the Costa de la Luz (or Coast of Light). It’s a complete breath of fresh air, writes Laurence Dollimore

A bottomcough…or simply a fart!

Michael Raphan gives a hilarious account of his trip to Almeria with his girlfriend and with pungent ramifications. This, and many other stories based upon Spanish living, can be found in the new book 'Courting the Bull'

Double standards: Fully-vaxxed Brit expats arriving in UK from Spain discover they don’t have the same quarantine exemptions as...

AN Olive Press reader has slammed the “double standards” imposed by UK authorities after discovering a major pitfall of visiting the UK from Spain...

Spain ready to welcome British and international tourists in June under ‘vaccine passport’ scheme

SPAIN has announced it will be ready to welcome back British and international holidaymakers this June. The Spanish government has told the main players in...

Culture top reason tourists visit Andalucia

Culture has now overtaken weather as the most popular reason to visit

LIFE’S A BEACH: Balearic beach rated top ten in Europe’s Travelers’ Choice awards

A BALEARIC beach has been named as one of the top 10 in Europe. Formentera’s Playa de Ses Illetes ranked ninth in the TripAdvisor’s...

Spain sees more UK expats than the UK sees Spanish

DATA from the Office for National Statistics show that Spain sees over three times more British expats than the U.K. sees Spanish expats. The...

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...

Tourist sues after Spanish website publishes naked photo

An Italian woman is demanding nearly €500,000 in damages after a Spanish website published a naked photo of her on holiday

British pilot changes the face of budget travel through stand-up routine

EXCLUSIVE: Cheap and cheerful show from Easyjet pilot

Mallorquin cyclists to adopt ‘extreme caution’ after shocking number of accidents

A SHOCKING five cyclists have died on the roads in the Balearics this year. In addition, the emergency services have responded to over 250 accidents...

Take along Deal or No Deal Bingo on holiday

While most people go on holiday for some combination of sun and fun, good food and shopping, or historical sites and museums, packing your favourite game along can provide added fun

CONFIRMED: 6,000 Germans to jet into Spain’s Balearic Islands this month in pilot test for summer tourism

4,000 German nationals will be permitted to enter Mallorca, 1,000 to Menorca and 1,000 to the Pitiusas, made up of Ibiza and Formentera

Into the Guadalhorce Valley

Robin Savory on the stunning fertile valley that is now home to thousands of expats, right back since Moorish times

The bunq Travel Card: an emerging must-have travel accessory in a post-COVID-19 World

AS we emerge from an undeniably rocky year in all aspects, focusing on good things in the future is an effective way to maintain...

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.

Airport group goes public with concerns over transporting drunk passengers

A SPANISH organisation which is meant to transport those with reduced mobility at Palma Airport has said it has had enough of dealing with...

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