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Spain puts on extra trains during Easter week to cope with surge in bookings 

SPAIN’S state rail operator Renfe has announced it will put on extra trains to cope with the surge in bookings over Easter week. Between Friday,...

Norwegian—with 10 routes to Spain’s Malaga— becomes first airline to do away with face masks on flights

TWO years after the pandemic began, airlines are beginning to relax measures and masks will no longer be compulsory on Norwegian flights. Norwegian has decided...

New high-speed train launched between Malaga and Granada makes Alhambra day trips easy from Spain’s Costa del Sol

A NEW high-speed rail route has opened between Malaga and Granada taking under one hour and 10 minutes.  New high-speed train launched between Malaga and...

Costa Blanca city gets recognised for having Spain’s safest roads but mayor reveals ‘could do better’

ORIHUELA officially has Spain’s safest roads, after recognition by the Congress of Deputies. Its president, Juan José Matarí Saez, revealed the news to city mayor...

Study reveals most ‘spendthrift’ and ‘stingy’ tourists to visit Spain’s Costa del Sol

A RECENT study, published this Monday, April 4, by the National Statistics Institute (INE) has revealed the most ‘spendthrift’ and ‘tight-fisted’ tourists on holiday...

Spain’s Sierra Nevada prepares to extend the ski season until April 24

SIERRA Nevada is set to be the last ski resort on the Iberian Peninsula to close this season. Ironically it has been spring which has...

Eco-ferry begins new route from Portsmouth to Bilbao in Spain

THE UK’s first liquified natural gas-powered ferry has made its inaugural voyage as it sailed from Portsmouth to Bilbao. Brittany Ferries’ Salamanca departed at 9.30pm...

Area popular with expats to get 15 new taxis to cater for demand on Spain’s Costa Blanca

GETTING AROUND on the Orihuela Costa should soon be a lot easier, after local pressure from people desperate for more mobility. Orihuela City Council has...

How to Choose the Best Car for Romantic Traveling

How to choose the best car for traveling if you are going to spend a romantic vacation or holiday away from home? What should...

TRAVEL LATEST: Iberia and Renfe team up to expand Train&Fly deals to 14 cities across Spain

TRAVELLERS will now be able to take advantage of a combined ticket that includes both air and rail journeys to reach 14 destinations across...

SLEEP EASY: Where to stay in Javea on Spain’s Costa Blanca

FOR a town that has had a Parador for five decades, Javea has a surprisingly small amount of good places to stay. It was back...

Stepping inside Picasso’s childhood home in Malaga on Spain’s Costa del Sol

THE OLD cliché is that people go to Malaga - only just to leave just as quickly as their plane lands.  But those in the...

EasyJet announce new flights three times a week from Spain’s Barcelona to Scotland’s biggest city

BUDGET airline EasyJet have announced new Barcelona flights to Glasgow that will take to the skies three times a week.  The airline revealed the new...

Facts About the Spanish Language That Might Interest You

Spanish is a very widely-spoken language, spanning several countries predominantly in Europe, South America, and North America. With hundreds of millions of speakers and...

Historical Places That You Need to Check Out When in Germany

Getting to travel someplace new is always a wonderful privilege filled with feelings of adventure and awe. When you’re going to be exploring a...

Travel in summer 2022 – will it be boom or bust for Spain?

SINCE the Covid pandemic started in early 2020, international travel has been dogged by uncertainty. EU-wide vaccine certificates, Covid tests and passenger locator forms...

Lift off! Ryanair launches five more summer routes in Spain

BUDGET airline Ryanair is expanding its summer routes in anticipation of a big increase in passenger numbers as the pandemic ends. The airline, which is...

TRAVELLING FROM SPAIN? UK scraps remaining Covid travel restrictions in time for Easter holidays

IT’S good news for holidaymakers looking to travel to the UK this Easter.  The UK Government has confirmed that they will scrap all the remaining...

‘Digital Nomad visa’ and tax breaks: What we know about Spain’s plans to attract remote workers

THE Spanish government gave the green light to introduce new measures to attract digital nomads to make their base in Spain but the law...

Tourist giants Ryanair and MSC Cruises step up their commitment to Spain’s Malaga this summer

TWO of the world's tourism giants, the Irish low-cost carrier Ryanair and MSC Cruises, the fourth-largest cruise company in the world, have intensified their...

IN PICS: World’s biggest cruise ship set to dock in Spain’s Mallorca bringing 7,000 passengers to the island

Royal Caribbean’s  Wonder of the Seas set sail from Florida on its maiden voyage this week in a tour around the Caribbean islands. But on...

Five good reasons why Spain is the perfect destination for solo female travelers

What is it that makes Spain the perfect destination for solo female travelers?  Travel expert Karen Rosenblum shares her top five reasons why a...

Spain revealed as one of the top countries in Europe for child-friendly city breaks

SPAIN is the only country to have TWO cities featured in the Top 10 of Europe’s child-friendly destinations. A survey conducted by OvoNetwork looked into...

TRAVEL SPAIN: Marbella earns second place in top tourism spots in Europe for 2022

MARBELLA on Spain’s Costa del Sol has been voted as the second favourite tourist destination in Europe for 2022. The website “European Best Destinations”, which...

TRAVEL LATEST: Spain now allows entry to travellers with COVID recovery certificate

TRAVELLERS from non-EU countries will be allowed entry to Spain if they have a COVID-19 recovery certificate, in the latest loosening on travel restrictions. Until...

Spain’s Malaga airport sees airline summer travel schedules match 2019 levels

THE recovery in international flights is under way with the flight offer at Malaga-Costa del Sol airport back at 2019 values. Specifically, airlines have scheduled...

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