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Exchange Rates in Benidorm

Exchange Rates in Benidorm Tuesday 21st January  This is the average rate around town – Always use a reputable exchange bureau, see below See this page for exchange places to avoid. For details about the weather, today, next week and monthly averages A slight RISE today, back UP to  1.155€ PREVIOUS 7 DAYS Monday 20th January…
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Fire at Alicante Airport – Updates

Alicante-Elche airport is already operational, the first flight departed to Warsaw this morning at 06.30. Landings and take-offs are carried out normally but Aena reiterates to passengers that it is stll Very important: to check your flight status with your airline. 21st Jan   20th Jan – Aena plans to reopen Alicante-Elche airport at 5am…
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NATIONWIDE WARNING: Storm Gloria puts EXTREME DANGER on Spains roads

THE Directorate-General for Traffic (DGT) has issued a national warning for driving on the roads in Spain in the wake of the adverse weather conditions caused from the Atlantic Storm Gloria. Extreme weather is set to cause havoc across the country to at least Tuesday, January 21, with many regions seeing powerful winds, intense snowfall,…
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Red alerts for heavy snow, rain and strong winds in the Alicante Province

Red alerts for heavy snow, rain and strong winds in the Alicante Province In Alicante province, a RED snowfall warning is in place throughout the interior and the north coast of the province and areas above 600 meters, 20 centimeters of snow could accumulate in 24 hours, coastal areas furthest from the coastline may be affected.…
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Cs asks to recover the ordinance to control drunken tourism in Benidorm

Cs asks to recover the ordinance to control drunken tourism in Benidorm The Balearic government has passed a decree law to ban in the areas of Palma and Magaluf (Mallorca) and the West End of San Antonio (Ibiza) “drunken tourism . ” A measure that in Benidorm has raised different opinions and has returned to the table if it…
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Two cyber-criminals arrested in Benidorm

Two cyber-criminals arrested in Benidorm after seizing a 20,000 euro loot Agents of the National Police have arrested two people in Benidorm who allegedly impersonated computer technicians to get a loot of more than 20,000 euros. As reported Friday by the provincial police. They pretended to be technicians of a software company to offer false services to victims who did not need…
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The Alicante-Elche airport will take a month to be fully operational

The Alicante-Elche airport will take a month to be fully operational again after the fire Alicante-Elche airport began to return to normal at 14:10 pm yesterday with the landing of a flight from Moscow and takeoff of another plane to Brussels and, according to sources of Aena, today we operate from El Altet all flights , without any having…
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Hotels recommended for Christmas and New Year

Hotels recommended for Christmas and New Year This is a regularly asked question on the Benidorm Seriously Facebook Group. Below is a list of Hotels recommended by Benidorm Seriously Members, click on the link to read the hotels reviews. The Don Pancho Rio Park Hotel  Flash Hotel Ambassador Agua Azual Bristol Calypso Deloix Dynastic Helios Marina Nereo…
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3 in a Bed, Holiday Nightmare

3 in a Bed, Holiday Nightmare Three grandads who splashed out nearly £3,500 for a dream holiday to Benidorm say it was ruined after being made to share a bed in their swanky hotel room. Frank Christian, 71, had booked the trip with Hays Travel for a lads holiday over Christmas and New Year with…
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Three year jail sentence requested for a man caught spiking a young woman’s drink

Three year jail sentence requested for a man caught spiking a woman’s drink A young man faces a sentence of three and a half years in prison for allegedly trying to drug a girl by throwing an amount of ecstasy into her drink. The events occurred on September 29th 2017 in a cocktail bar in Alcoy,…
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Local News – New Museum planned for Benidorm

Local News – New Museum planned for Benidorm The museum will be called the  “Aula del Mar” and will show the history of the merchant sailors who left Benidorm to dive into the sea, and show details about what fishing was like using the trap method.  The museum will also serve as an informative space…
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Outrage Over New Water Saving Measures for 2020

Outrage Over New Water Saving Measures for 2020 Outrage Over New Water Saving Measures. Water shortages on the Costa Blanca have forced the government to introduce drastic drought prevention laws. This summer water reserves on the Costa Blanca were at an all time low.  Reservoirs are at less than 50% capacity, and a lack of…
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Living in the EU: prepare for Brexit

Living in the EU: prepare for Brexit Information for UK nationals living in the EU provided by GOV.UK Last updated 19 December 2019 For information on paperwork required to live and work in Spain click HERE UK nationals in the EU There will be no change to your rights and status as a UK national…
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Bumps along the way in Benidorm

COBBLES surfacing the remodelled Plaza Triangular are making life difficult for the disabled. They are slippery when it rains and the gaps between them are hazardous for those with walking sticks, walkers or wheelchairs. The Benidorm and Area Association for Persons with Disabilities (Asmibe) recently passed on members’ doubts and worries to the Functional Diversity…
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Say goodbye to toll roads in our region

Say goodbye to toll roads in our region Toll roads in Alicante and Andalusia, the AP-7 Tarragons-Valencia-Alicante and the AP-4 Seville-Cádiz, will become free as of 2020. The company Abertis, which manages the motorways, will end their concession contract on December 31st and, as agreed by the Ministry of Development, the tolls will be lifted…
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Drinking and Driving in Spain – The Laws and fines explained

DRINKING AND DRIVING IN SPAIN Spain has strict drink driving laws, these are stricter than the UK where the limit is 0.8. In Spain, you’re no longer considered fit to drive when your blood/alcohol concentration exceeds 50mg of alcohol per 100ml of blood (or 30mg for drivers with less than two years’ experience and professional drivers). The amount you…
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All about Spanish Jamon

All about – Spanish Jamón (Spanish Ham) Spain is famous for many great foods, but non greater than the jamón. The Spanish tradition of ham making dates back more than 2,000 years to when the Romans controlled most of the country  For hundreds of years, cured ham legs were a specialty reserved only for royalty…
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Alicante government & Costa Blanca golf sector shared tourism goals

THE Alicante government and the Costa Blanca golf sector have shared goals when it comes to attracting more visitors to the region. The President of the Diputacion de Almeria and the provincial tourist board, Carlos Mazon, met this week with the governing body of the Costa Blanca and Valencian Community golf course association to look…
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Jailed for 6 years for selling cocaine and assaulting a police officer in Benidorm

Jailed for 6 years for selling cocaine and assaulting a police officer in Benidorm A 48 year old man of Italian nationality has been sentenced to six and a half years in prison for selling cocaine in a well-known pub in Benidorm and assaulting one of the police officers of the narcotics brigade who went to the establishment to…
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Christmas Cake Recipe – Benidorm style

Christmas Cake Recipe – Benidorm style Our favourite Christmas Cake recipe, posting this now in case you need a couple of attempts xxx enjoy Ingredients: 1 cup of water 1 tsp baking soda 1 cup of sugar 1 tsp salt 1 cup of brown sugar lemon juice 4 large eggs lots of nuts 1 bottle…
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Flying with a plaster cast

Flying with a plaster cast It’s best to check with your travel operator or airline.Some airlines require you to wait 24 hours after a plaster cast has been fitted for flights less than 2 hours, and 48 hours for longer flights.This is because there’s a risk of swelling after a plaster cast is first fitted,…
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Two arrested in the English area  for drug trafficking

Two arrested in the English area  for drug trafficking Benidorm Local Police have arrested two two English citizens this weekend in the English area for the alleged crime of drug trafficking.  The local agents of the GRP, the canine units and the inspection group of establishments carried out the operation in the English zone where…
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Benidorm Entertainers UK Tour Dates

Benidorm Entertainers UK Tour Dates Center Stage Productions 30th November 2019 Direct from Benidorm – Europe’s Top Tributes Calling all Benidorm Fans in DUBLIN. Fantastic show at the Red Cow Moran´s Hotel.  25€ show only, 55€ show and meal.  Contact Hotel for special room rate. redcowcabaret@moranshotels.com Tel 00353 14593650 ext 2 Cabeytu Brothers Tickets can be…
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Two fires in Benidorm Saturday Night

Two fires in Benidorm Saturday Night The first fire started around 23.30 on Calle Londres where several palm trees caught fire, strong gusts of wind fanned the flames, local firefighters intervened quickly to prevent the burning branches falling onto nearby awnings. Police closed the roads and diverted traffic for a short period of time whilst…
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