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Spain requests automatic access to the DVLA database in dealings for a driving license extension

BRITAIN and Spain are seeking to finalise an agreement that will allow Brits who remain in Spain for more than six months to extend their driving licence without swapping it for a Spanish one. However, it is thought that as part of any deal, Spain wants the UK to exchange information that will allow the nation to more effectively prosecute people who speed and commit other traffic violations once they...

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SPAIN is a popular holiday destination for Britons, but which locations are the best for sun worshippers?

Using data from World Weather Online, the holiday search engine Holidu identified the cities in Spain with the greatest sun hours each month. Alicante Alicante is a popular British vacation location, with an average of 349 hours of sunshine every month. Located on the Costa Blanca coast, Alicante has extensive beaches, restaurants and bars, and a busy nightlife scene. On the other hand,...

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Tourist expenditure in Spain by Britons, Germans, and the French exceeds pre-pandemic levels

IN March, the majority of visitors to Spain were British, followed by Germans and French. In March alone, before the Easter vacation and long before the summer season begins, 4 million visitors visited Spain. This figure is just 29% fewer than the same period in 2019 before the epidemic started. Despite the reduced numbers, they spent more than they did two years ago: each international visitor spent...

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Spain lowers its growth prediction for 2022 due to the conflict in Ukraine

SPAIN cut its economic growth prediction for 2022 on Friday, owing mostly to the effects of Russia's invasion of Ukraine, which has fueled inflation and harmed consumer demand. According to the economics ministry, the eurozone's fourth-largest economy's GDP is now likely to grow by 4.3 percent rather than the 7.0 percent earlier forecast. "The attack against Ukraine has significant economic and...

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Spain is Gearing up for a Fresh Housing Boom

FOR international housing purchases in Spain, the British are at the top of the list. During the lockdown, many homeowners re-evaluated their property objectives and decided to relocate, changing the face of Spanish real estate. As a result, the housing industry had the largest sales in 14 years in 2021, resulting in an unanticipated real estate bubble that has put pressure on the market. According...

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What are low-emission zones in Spain, and how can you escape a fine of 200 euros?

Low emission zones (LEZs) are covered by the new traffic laws that went into effect in Spain earlier this year, but do you know what they are, whether you may drive past them, and how to avoid a 200 euro fine? According to today's sources, Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez has stated that he intends to implement LEZs throughout the nation, with the Ministry of Ecological Transition and Demographic...

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In Spain, there are seven prominent plants that are harmful to dogs and cats

Pets in Spain are at risk from daffodils, lilies, and tulips. Our furry companions are accepted as part of the family in most locations in Spain, especially now that the new Animal Rights Law recognises pets as sentient animals entitled to the highest level of care and compassion. According to the National Association of Pet Food Manufacturers (ANFAAC), Spain has over 29 million pets, including 9.31...

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Beach rules in Spain that you should be aware of

Many things have changed since the beginning of the pandemic, including the norms and legislation that regulate beach use in Spain, and there are a few that you should be aware of or risk receiving a big fine. As millions return to Spain to enjoy the fantastic weather and lovely beaches, beach laws will be well down the list of concerns. But wait, don't get your hopes up; it could cost you up to...

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This summer, a reform in Spanish law will lower restaurant and bar bills for tourists

By law, all pubs and restaurants must now provide free tap water as an option to bottled water. WHAT ARE THE TRAVEL GUIDELINES FOR VISITING SPAIN? -Everything you should know Spain has implemented a new policy that will significantly influence tourists this summer. Due to changes in the law in the tourist hotspot, diners' bills may become less expensive. Since April 11, however, all pubs and...

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MSC Cruises have chosen Malaga, Spain as the port of embarkation for 29 cruises this summer

DURING the ship's season, the stopovers will have a considerable economic influence on the local economy. The world's third-largest cruise line, MSC Cruises, is expanding its presence in Malaga, which will be the port of embarkation for a new itinerary around the Western Mediterranean beginning this summer of 2022. The 11-day, 10-night cruise will take place from June through October aboard MSC...

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