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WELCOME TO WORLD DESIGN CAPITAL: Spain’s Valencia gears up to host year-long international festival in 2022

This is the first time the honours have been bestowed upon a Spanish city, following an unsuccessful bid by Bilbao in 2014.

Brits living in Spain ‘furious’ that new quarantine exemption doesn’t apply to those vaccinated outside UK

The quarantine exemption from ‘amber list’ countries such as Spain only applies to those who were vaccinated in the UK, it has emerged. When Transport...

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...

SPAIN TRAVEL: UK scraps COVID-19 traffic light system with changes for fully jabbed passengers

From 4 October, the current traffic light system of red, amber and green countries will be made redundant and replaced with one red list only

NHS COVID-19 pass now accepted across EU in move that will ease travel for fully-vaxxed British travellers

THE European Commission has announced that from Friday October 29, the British NHS COVID pass will be accepted as full proof of vaccination, equivalent...

Ryanair accused of treating passengers like dogs for accepting bookings for cancelled flight to Spain from Morocco

A Spanish tourist stranded in Morocco has accused Ryanair of treating customers 'like dogs' and 'deceiving people' after taking bookings for cancelled flights out...

TRAVEL UPDATE: Day 2 COVID tests scrapped in England and Scotland for fully vaccinated travellers

TRAVELLERS arriving in England and Scotland from Spain will no longer need to buy day-two COVID tests, if they are fully vaccinated. The rules will...

Potential EasyJet strike could spell chaos for Spanish airports

Over a thousand of the airline’s crew members affiliated with the union Unite are threatening to strike during the peak summer season

A family day out in Gibraltar

What to do on the Rock

Body of missing British man who was hiking from London to Gibraltar found in Spain

Concerns grew when he failed to ring his mum and missed his flight home

That old Marbs magic

Despite the tabloid overkill, the glitziest resort on the Costa del Sol is still pulling crowds and sitting pretty for another record-breaking summer, writes Alex Brown

Venezuela expels Spanish ambassador for ‘continuous aggression’ against the socialist state

Jesus Silva, had been ambassador to Caracas since March 2017 before the Venezuelan government declared him ‘persona non grata’.

Just the ticket! Palma car finally towed after clocking up almost €30,000 of fines

ITS existence had reached mythical status for the parking attendants at the Plaza Bisbe Berenguer Palou in Palma. Now finally a vehicle which had been...

Ryanair strikes announced in Spain and Europe during peak summer season

RYANAIR cabin crew in Spain have announced they plan to strike during the peak summer season.  They will join pilots in the walkout for 48...

Marbella’s hottest night just got hotter, as it reveals showstopping winter plans…

10 beautiful samba dancers from the Rio 40° group were joined by Brazilian drummers and fashion brand Lisy Fashion Style to light up the revamped restaurant

Direct Malaga to NEW YORK flights available from May 2019

LUCKY travellers will be able to fly directly from Malaga to New York this summer. America's Delta Air Lines will be offering one daily flight...

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

8 things you didn’t know were ILLEGAL to do at the beach on Spain’s Costa del Sol

SMOKING on beaches may soon be a thing of the past thanks to a new Junta de Andalucia campaign which aims to remove the...

Plainclothes police to patrol buses in Spain’s Marbella amid rising violence against drivers

In July the number of bus passengers doubled compared to the same month in 2018

Ryanair announces new routes between Malaga and Marrakesh, Vitoria, and more and customers in Spain get 25% off

RYANAIR has announced its summer flying programme for 2020 and Malaga has several new routes.  The Dublin-based carrier will connect the main Costa del Sol...

A tangle of red tape in Spain’s holiday lettings sector is leading some landlords to take the law into...

Penalties could amount to €3,000 on average (and potentially up to 18k on this specific infringement and a rental ban of up to 6 months)

New €3 million Costa del Sol coastal path approved

With an investment of 3.3 million euros and a total of 2,996 meters of travel, the path will eventually link La Cala with Fuengirola

The rural gems with Spain’s fewest coronavirus cases that you NEED to visit once lockdown ends

We decided to take a look at these last rural bastions of hope, which are managing to largely stave off the threat

Government extends temporary travel restrictions for non EU citizens coming to Spain until May 15

THE Government has extended temporary travel restrictions for non EU citizens coming to Spain.

Jet2 to resume all flights and holidays from July 1

JET2 has announced that it intends to resume all flights and holidays from July 1, pushing back the original date of June 17.

Olive Press reporter stuck in the UK for three months refused boarding by British Airways

AN Olive Press reporter has been refused boarding on a flight from London Heathrow to Gibraltar.

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