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No post-Brexit ‘rush’ for British expats to become Spanish citizens

BREXIT fears and consequences did not prompt a rush of British expats to become Spanish citizens in 2020. The latest figures from the National Statistics...

SPAIN TRAVEL UPDATE: UK scraps need for pre-departure COVID tests for fully vaccinated arrivals

FULLY vaccinated travellers will no longer have to take pre-departure COVID tests before arriving in England in a change in the rules that comes...

Foreign tourist numbers in Spain recover by 70% before arrival of Omicron COVID variant

FOREIGN tourist levels in Spain last November recovered to 70% of what they were in the same month 2019 ahead of the coronavirus pandemic. Figures...

Grapes of wrath for Costa Blanca vineyard owner in Spain who was not paid for UK export deal

A Catalan businessman has been arrested for scamming an Alicante Province farmer out of 45 tons of grapes that ended up in Manchester. The farmer...

Barcelona’s Gerard Pique gets big tax break from Spain’s Supreme Court

BARCELONA footballer Gerard Pique has landed a €2.1 million pre-Christmas windfall courtesy of Spain's Supreme Court. Pique, 34, has been given a refund of a...

Spain committing ‘harakiri’ over UK tourists and new child COVID-19 vaccine rules

A Spanish tourism group says the country is committing 'harakiri' by requiring proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 for British children aged 12 and...

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...

A big thanks to all our customers and readers in Spain and around the world!

CAN you believe that we are nearly at the end of 2021?! Whether it’s been a good, or not so good year for you,...

British citizens will have to be fully vaccinated against COVID to enter Spain from December 1

BRITS visiting Spain will have to be fully vaccinated before they are let in from December 1. Spain has changed its entry requirements for UK...

Limits to Brits travelling abroad ‘considered for those who fail to take booster jabs’

LIMITS to Britains travelling abroad that are eligible but do not take a third booster jab are being considered by UK ministers. If the proposal...

EasyJet lobbies for pre-Christmas scrapping of all testing requirements for UK arrivals

BUDGET airline EasyJet is lobbying the British government to scrap all COVID tests required by arrivals into the UK in time for the Christmas...

Spain named the top retirement destination for UK residents

Spain has been named the top retirement destination for UK residents, according to Google search data. Although Spain is number one for Brits, Spain has been...

Taxing matters: How tax residency works for UK nationals in Spain

WITH Brexit still fresh in everyone's minds, and a number of changes surrounding visas and the end of freedom of movement between the UK...

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...

ADANA Dog Shelter banned from fundraising at Estepona Port Market

ADANA dog shelter in Estepona is struggling to reach their monthly donation target after it was banned from fundraising at the weekly Sunday market...

Never standing still: APARI 2.0 launched to help you with HMRC tax declarations

By Emilia Carvell AS Olive Press readers we know that you have become familiar with APARI and our mission to educate all taxpayers about Making...

Petition calls on UK govt to allow vaccinated British expats to visit without quarantining

An official petition is demanding that the UK government allow all vaccinated British expats to visit the UK without quarantining. After the outrage from British...

Brexit ‘bridging measures’ extended between Spain and Gibraltar

SPANISH bridging measures between Spain and Gibraltar have been extended until October 2021, in a bid to 'address the number of issues arising from...

Benidorm hotels on the Costa Blanca are being kept in business by Spanish tourists

HOTELS in Benidorm on the Costa Blanca last week recorded 89.7% of their overnight stays as coming from people from Spain. Figures from Benidorm-based hotel...

Landlord boom: EU enquiries for Buy-To-Let mortgages up 34%

SKIPTON INTERNATIONAL has enjoyed a rise in enquiries for its UK Buy-To-Let mortgages over the last year. The Guernsey-based bank saw a 34% increase in...

LET THEM IN! Top tourist area of the Costa Blanca to make personal plea to UK Ambassador to Spain...

VALENCIAN president, Ximo Puig, will visit Madrid this Monday(May 24) to appeal for British tourists to be allowed to visit the Costa Blanca without...

Hotels in Spain get busier with domestic bookings but they are desperate for UK and foreign tourists

DOMESTIC hotel bookings in Spain are experiencing a surge since the ending of the second State of Alarm on May 9, but its the...

Ryanair resumes UK flights this week to Murcia area airport in Spain

RYANAIR is resuming UK flights to Murcia's international airport from this Friday(May 21). The first service to Corvera will be from Manchester, followed by flights...

EXPLAINED: The latest ‘must read’ rules for travelling between the UK and Spain

SPAIN'S tourist board has launched a new 'one-click' feature on its website to allow foreign tourists to check on COVID-19 travel restrictions. UPDATE: Spain removes...

SPAIN spends €8 million on social media campaign to win back UK and European tourists

SPAIN'S tourist board has unveiled an €8 million campaign to woo back international visitors. Turespaña will target social media sites between May and July with...

UK should study regions rather than whole countries for ‘Green’ list inclusion to get tourists back into Spain

SPAIN'S Foreign Minister says that the UK must 'rethink' their quarantine strategy and look at regions rather than whole countries. Speaking to the BBC today(May...

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