Tuesday, January 25, 2022

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Spotted! Mijas celebrities

Celebrities have been in on the Costa’s best kept secret for donkeys’ years...

Malaga’s cruise ship comes in

Decision could boost tourist numbers by over 20,000

Rev up for winter

Snow may be scarce on Spain’s south coast but preparing for the (moderately) big freeze is still essential for motorists

EXCLUSIVE: Another Brit denied flight speaks of anguish at not seeing sons at Easter due to ‘rude and abrupt’...

ANOTHER travelling Brit refused travel by Ryanair at Manchester Airport today has told the Olive Press of his anguish. With all the appropriate documentation, John...

EasyJet reinforces its base in Spain’s Malaga with three new UK routes for summer 2022

THE lowcost carrier easyJet has announced its plans to strengthen its route network in Spain for the summer of 2022. The three new routes for...

Alicante-Elche airport celebrates a decade of the new terminal which revolutionised the facility on Spain’s Costa Blanca

STAFF at Alicante-Elche airport today created a symbolic 'number ten' to celebrate a decade since the opening of the new terminal. March 24, 2011 was...

Mesmerised by the light

Take a trip round the other side of the Rock of Gibraltar

Spain vows no more problems for British expats returning to Spain after many refused boarding or shipped back to...

THE UK Government has been forced to step in after a slew of British expats reported being forbidden from re-entering Spain.  Scores of Brits have...

WIZZ OFF: low cost airline suspends service between Gibraltar and London-Luton

WIZZ AIR’S service between the Rock and London-Luton has been suspended due to COVID restrictions. “The uncertain outlook for the travel industry has forced us...

Benidorm wants to create its own ‘safe travel’ corridor for UK visitors to Spain’s Costa Blanca

BENIDORM mayor, Toni Pérez, says that the resort wants to set up a 'safe travel corridor' for UK tourists. That follows a summer where many...

ESTEPONA: Is it the crown jewel of Spain’s Costa del Sol?

Estepona has managed to avoid the mass market tourism of the rest of the Costa del Sol, retaining a certain kind of magic

Live music fans are targeted by Alicante City to book overnight stays on Spain’s Costa Blanca

ALICANTE council has done a deal where people booking tickets to musical events in the city can reserve an overnight stay as well. The City...

SHIPS LOCKED DOWN: Two container carriers quarantined at Valencia port due to COVID outbreaks on board

Spokespeople for the port management have guaranteed full compliance with all existing COVID measures and sanitary guidelines on behalf of the crews.

Ryanair staff in Spain plan ANOTHER round of strikes in early January claiming the ‘childish’ airline causes 1,800 workers...

RYANAIR workers in Spain have called for several walkouts in early January after failing to secure better pay and conditions. Staff of the budget airline...

Hotel prices in Spain increase in May, while flight prices decrease amid coronavirus uncertainty

HOTEL prices in Spain have increased in May, compared to the same month last year, whereas flight prices during the same time have decreased.

2,100 mile network of cycle-paths planned stretching entire length of Spain’s Costa Blanca

A PROJECT linking 289 different cycle paths throughout coastal Spain is being planned. Some 3,360 kilometres of track (2,100 miles) will stretch from Vinaròs in...

Brits travelling to EU could face extra hurdle with vaccine passport scheme if they’ve had India-made AstraZeneca vaccine

THE Indian-produced AstraZeneca vaccine is currently not accepted by the EU, which means 5 million Brits could find themselves excluded from the Covid-passport scheme...

More than 65% of Spaniards don’t intend to go on vacation this summer

MORE than 65% of Spaniards don’t plan on going on vacation this summer.

Health passports ‘a possibility’ for entry into Spain’s Balearic Islands as government studies ways to protect region from COVID-19

An 'immunological passport' hopes to safeguard the health of the Balearic community and at the same time reactivate a highly valued tourism industry

David Cameron and wife show off pedicures during romantic Andalucia trip

Samantha shared the intimate pic on her Instagram account

Vejer: The final frontier

Between the sea and the sierra, Tom Powell travels to the former outpost of Vejer de la Frontera

Chinese tourist arrested in Spain for smuggling 2kg of seahorses in luggage

Malaga airport police arrest Chinese tourist for stashing dead seahorses in luggage

TRAVEL UPDATE: Do I need a COVID-19 booster shot to travel to Spain?

NEW rules come into play from February 1 in Spain that mean vaccination certificates are only valid if you have received a jab against...

Guide to Torremolinos’ beaches

From gay beaches to nude beaches, the Olive Press takes a tour around Torremolinos' sandy shores

The best things to do in Andalucia between Christmas and New Year

DECEMBER is the time to make dreams come true. After all the frantic gift-buying, wine-quaffing, food-gobbling on Christmas Day, those days between December 25...

A suntan on kids is ‘not healthy’ and a sign of ‘skin damage’, UK’s NHS warns

One in 10 said they had told their child to take their top off in the sun to avoid getting tan lines




Valencia launches its own ‘Camino de Santiago’ to support severely depopulated villages

THE Valencian Community has announced its very own 'Camino de Santiago' where travellers win stamps of recognition through 24 villages. But rather than leading towards...


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