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Fire at Alicante Airport – Updates

Aena plans to reopen Alicante-Elche airport at 5am in the morning The first flight is scheduled to take off at 6:00 am bound for Algeria Aena extends until tomorrow the closure of Alicante-Elche airport – Please check with your airline with regards to your flights status. In total, the closure has affected a total of…
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News Headlines

News Headlines Click on the links to read the full stories 20th January – Local News, A 45 year old man was injured on the AP-7 in the municipality of Altea when a truck overturned. The CICU received  notice of the accident at 4.05 am and has moved a SAMU unit to the scene, The…
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Benidorm Weather Forecast

Benidorm Weather Forecast Weather report for – Monday 20th January On this page you will find all the information you need about the weather here in Benidorm, a daily weather report, 7 day forecast, average monthly temperatures and links to other weather related pages. Weather Alerts – Red alerts for heavy snow, rain and strong…
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Exchange Rates in Benidorm

Exchange Rates in Benidorm Monday 20th 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 No change today, holding STEADY at 1.15€ PREVIOUS 7 DAYS Sunday 19th January –…
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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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Whats on Guide

Benidorms only Comprehensive Whats on Guide This information is provided by the venues and the acts, and can be subject to last minute changes.While we make every attempt to insure the accuracy of the guide, there may be occasions when we have not been informed. Please consult the boards on display at the venue prior…
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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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Getting a Tattoo on Holiday

Getting a Tattoo on Holiday One of our most asked questions on the Benidorm Seriously Facebook group, is where to get a tattoo done whilst here in Benidorm, so here are some tips and safety guidelines. The healing process takes about 4-6 weeks. Get your tattoo done towards the end of your holiday to give…
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Hair and Beauty in Benidorm

Hair and Beauty in Benidorm We are often asked where can I find a Hairdresser, or where can I get beauty treatments etc, so here you will find some of the most popular places as recommended by our members. Hotel Dynastic British Hairdressers Peluqueria unisex. British Hairdressers, situated in the Dynastic Hotel Oh my Gloss…
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Flybe in frantic bid to stave off collapse

Government support offer to Flybe which could continue flights in and out of Spain As Reported in the EuroWeeklyNews  Flybe one of the favourite choices of fliers in and out of Spain for expats could be saved this morning from administration. This morning Andrea Leadsom and Grant Shapps will meet Mr Javid the chancellor to…
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ATM Scams

ATM Scams Always try to use the ATM machines at the main banks, where you will get a better exchange rate and will be charged less commission, (commission rates will vary depending upon your bank, so read the small print).  Also as a safe guard always inform your bank that you are going on holiday…
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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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WHAT YOUR E.H.I.C CARD COVERS YOU FOR IN SPAIN

WHAT YOUR E.H.I.C CARD COVERS YOU FOR IN SPAIN Travelling to Europe after Brexit If the UK leaves the EU without a deal, your EHIC might not be valid anymore. Buy travel insurance that comes with healthcare cover before you travel. ——————————————————————————————————————————————————————————– 10th October – Update for use of the EHIC card and S1 form…
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UK Passport entry requirements to Spain

UK Passport entry requirements to Spain Updated August 30th 2019 information provided by the Uk.Gov website so is correct at time of publishing. Entry requirements The information on this page covers the most common types of travel and reflects the UK government’s understanding of the rules currently in place. Unless otherwise stated, this information is…
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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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Police warn expats in Spain of scam targeting vulnerable women on social networks

Police warn expats in Spain of scam targeting vulnerable women on social networks THE National Police have issued a warning to women living in Spain of a scam targeting people who use Facebook. Story by EuroWeeklyNews Over the past few months, there have been multiple cases of women across the country who have been scammed…
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Missing Persons Post

MISSING PERSONS Information on how to File a Missing Persons MISSING – ANTHONY CLEMMIT AGE 33, LAST SEEN 06-Oct-2019 REFERENCE NUMBER 19-005166 https://www.missingpeople.org.uk/ There has been information to suggest that Anthony may be in Gibralter, Benidorm or Alicante, Please if you see this person in the Benidorm area get him to ring me or give…
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Where to go for a British Breakfast in Benidorm

Where to go for a British Breakfast in Benidorm Last month when we asked you couldn´t decide.  We had a four way tie for best Breakfast. Bar Mallorca, Yorkshire Pride, Harbour View and Lil Bobs Beach Bar.   Can you split them yet, or found somewhere else everyone needs to know about.  Brand New Poll you…
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Indian Restaurants – Members Recommendations

Indian Restaurants – Members Recommendations One of our most asked questions on the Benidorm Seriously group is “Where can I go for an Indian meal” the places below are listed in no particular order but are all recommended by group members.  Click on the links to read our members reviews or add your own, not…
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