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Spain experiences a growing tourism recovery

According to figures by Turespaa from Aena records, Spain welcomed close to nine million passengers from foreign airports in August, accounting for 87% of those who came in the same month of 2019. These figures are "extremely promising," says Reyes Maroto, minister of industry, trade, and tourism, "since they confirm the intense revival of the tourist sector that is fighting well the uncertainties...

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Brits believe that by 2027 famous vacation spots like Spain, Greece, and Turkey will be “too hot” to visit

Most Brits believe that by 2027, Spain, Greece, and Turkey would be "too hot" to visit due to rising temperatures brought on by climate change. Every summer, tourists from the cloudy UK swarm to Europe in search of sunlight. However, a recent study indicates that this tendency might change when the temperature rises progressively year over year. According to a UK poll by InsureandGo, a...

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Manchester to Spain flight takes off without ANY of its luggage

An ENTIRE flight's worth of luggage was left behind in the UK, leaving passengers travelling from Manchester to Spain stranded without their things. Due to "the absence of handling agents from our handling supplier," the Iberia Express aircraft to Madrid from Manchester Airport on Sunday (September 11) took off without any luggage, according to the airline. But according to passengers the Manchester...

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Barcelona’s advantages and disadvantages

What aspects of expat life in Barcelona are really the best and worst? One of the greatest cities in Spain for expats to reside in is likely Barcelona. The influx of foreign employees who have already settled in the city is evidence of its attractiveness. In addition to the delicious cuisine and beautiful scenery, it's a promising location for business, especially for freelancers. Below is a brief...

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Ryanair warns of price increases for flights to Spain this summer

THE airline's CEO sees a sharp increase in demand for vacations to Spanish and European holiday resorts. Because of the renewed demand for beach holidays, Irish airline Ryanair has warned that summer airfares are expected to rise by a "high single-digit percent" this year, so sunbathers may need to start making travel plans early. Within a week of reporting losses in the area of 355 million euros...

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While EU travellers fly through arrivals, British travellers are stuck in huge lines at Spanish airports.

AS they fly by British holidaymakers queuing for passport checks, EU travellers have been given 'looks that kill.' British tourists face long lines when they get to their destination, in addition to dealing with travel difficulties at multiple UK airports. According to social media complaints, some travellers have also had to wait 3 hours in Spain to get past passport control. Long queues have...

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Tourists from the UK voted Spain the best value vacation destination

DESPITE being far from the cheapest, UK travellers have picked Spain as the best-value abroad destination. In a poll of more than 2,000 individuals conducted by Post Office Travel Money, it received 92 % of the vote. Separate research found that Spanish resorts were also significantly more expensive than the cheapest options. The Canary Islands came in second with a score of 91 percent, and Greece...

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Spain vacation ‘horror’ as travellers arrive at Malaga Airport to discover bags strewn around the floor

THERE were maybe 60 or 70 suitcases scattered on the floor. People had to go through the bags on their own. A man travelling to Spain for a friend's birthday described his journey as a "horror" after arriving at the airport to a weird scenario. He added that when passengers arrived to exit, they found their baggage strewn on the floor rather than on the conveyor belt. Phil Burke, who had flown in...

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Items commonly prohibited in hand baggage on flights to Spain

EasyJet, Ryanair, Jet2, and BA all have tight hand baggage regulations on flights to Spain and other locations. The summer is almost approaching, and millions of people plan their first international vacation in a few years. Still, with costs rising, more and more travellers choose the less expensive option of merely carrying carry-on luggage rather than checking in a large suitcase. Therefore, it...

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Spain vacations: Holidaymakers are being cautioned of a ‘forbidden’ behaviour that carries a huge fine

THE Department of Foreign Affairs has issued travel advice to people in advance of the busy summer vacation season. Many citizens will travel overseas for the first time in almost two years this summer. Spain, Greece, and Turkey are among the most popular tourist destinations, each with its own set of rules and restrictions that differ from their own. The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) has...

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