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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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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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British tourists contemplating all-inclusive vacations in Spain should be aware of new alcohol restrictions

'A limit of six alcoholic beverages per person will be offered every day, and these drinks will only be distributed at lunch and supper.' Holidaymakers from the United Kingdom may encounter restrictions on the quantity of alcohol they can consume when travelling overseas. Customers travelling to Spain have been informed that new laws have been implemented in the sunny European country. According to...

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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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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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Entry Requirements for Spring 2022 Travel to Spain

Unlike numerous other European Union and European Economic Area countries that have already eased their entry restrictions, Spain has not done so. While the government requires visitors to produce acceptable proof of identity upon admission, not everyone is subject to the same requirements. According to the Spanish Ministry of Health, travellers are separated into two groups: those travelling from...

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