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Summer holiday bookings were ‘better than expected’ in Costa Blanca area of Spain

SUMMER holiday bookings in the Costa Blanca and the Valencian Community were up to 30% higher than in 2020, according to Valencia's general director...

Legal tips for foreigners wishing to move to Spain & get their residency

Year after years, thousands of foreigners from all around the world decide to start their new life in Spain. And there is enough reason...

Spain keeps its amber status on UK COVID-19 travel lists

SPAIN, as expected, has maintained its amber classification on UK COVID-19 travel lists. Yesterday's update from the British government brought no changes to Spain and...

This beach in Andalucia has been chosen as the best playa in the whole of Spain

LIFESTYLE travel magazine, Conde Nast Traveler, has named Valdevaqueros (Cadiz), the best beach in Spain 2021 More than 8,000 km of coastline, the longest coastline...

International passenger arrivals to Andalucia tallies 545,200 in July—with Spain doubling figures in one year to 4.4 million

ARRIVALS to Andalucia from international airports reached 545,200 passengers in July, 12.4% of the national total. According to data released by Turespaña, this figure places...

Cut-price local holidays return for Costa Blanca and Valencia residents in Spain

HOLIDAY discounts of up to 70% in the Valencian Community are available again this autumn for regional residents. The Viatgem voucher scheme came in last...

Norwegian to operate 10 routes to Spain’s Malaga during the 2022 summer season

NORWEGIAN has announced its flight schedule for the next summer season, which will run from March 27 to October 29, 2022. Nine airports in the...

Nearly 20 million EU COVID-19 travel certificates issued in Spain since early June

SPAIN has issued nearly 20 million EU COVID-19 digital travel certificates, according to the Ministry of Health. 19,901,957 documents have been downloaded as of August...

ANALYSIS: How likely is Spain to avoid red list in next UK travel revision?

CONSTANT changes to travel rules have caused uncertainty and a loss of confidence for those looking to book summer holidays in Spain. Many are wary...

New Flyr airline starts flying from Norway to the Costa Blanca and Costa del Sol areas of Spain

A new budget airline based in Norway is launching services this weekend between Oslo and two Spanish airports. Flyr began operating in August 2020 with...

Ryanair announces new routes in Spain for summer and winter

AS part of the airline's Covid recovery program, Ryanair has added more flights to its weekly roster. Throughout September and October, Ryanair will have six...

Benidorm and Costa Blanca hotels in Spain are filling up nicely despite very few UK bookings

HOTEL occupancy figures in the Benidorm and Costa Blanca areas are the highest for two years, according to the Hosbec hoteliers association. Hosbec described occupancy...

ACCESSIBLE BEACHES: Holidaymakers with reduced mobility can enjoy sea and sand at 87 points along the coast of Spain’s...

THERE are currently 87 accessible beaches for people with reduced mobility and functional diversity throughout the Valencia region. Up to 46 towns and cities have...

Coral Bay Beach Cyprus

Coral Bay is one of the most famous beaches located in the vicinity of Paphos. It has perfect soft golden sand, magnificent panoramic views...

Blistering heat sees Malaga’s most popular hiking trail ‘El Caminito del Rey’ closed for two days

EL Caminito del Rey will remain closed today, Monday, for a second day running due to the sizzling temperatures in the province. Due to the...

Ryanair apologises for forcing COVID test on autistic boy ahead of flight home from Spain’s Valencia

AN AUTISTIC boy flying home from a holiday in Spain was left ‘petrified’ after being forced to take a COVID test upon boarding a...

Domestic travellers overtake British users of Costa Blanca’s Alicante-Elche airport in Spain

DOMESTIC passengers overtook UK traveller numbers for Alicante-Elche airport in July. Figures from airport operator Aena put internal users at 133,000 compared to 111,784 Brits. The...

Windstar Cruises returns to Spain’s Malaga port with one of the largest sailboats in the world

THE largest sailing ship in the world, the Wind Surf, is due to dock today at Malaga Port. This spectacular, 187-metre long, sailing ship, considered...

The Best Beaches in Cyprus

Cyprus is a popular vacation destination for many reasons. The island has a rich ancient history, year-round sunshine, delicious local cuisine, a rugged coastline,...

Security guards call strike at Spain’s Malaga-Costa del Sol airport threatening travel chaos during peak holiday season

SECURITY guards at Malaga airport, the gateway to Spain’s Costa del Sol, are going ahead with their threat to strike during the busiest holiday...

REMINDER: These are the rules for travel to the UK from ‘amber list’ Spain

SPAIN'S tourism industry welcomed the British government decision to maintain the amber list status across Spanish territory, allowing those who are fully vaccinated to...

Benidorm gets ‘Jappi’ to boost winter holiday bookings to the Costa Blanca in Spain

SIX Benidorm tourist, leisure, and hospitality groups are to offer low season holiday packages to entice visitors to the resort. The new idea has been...

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...

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