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Hotel worker arrested for stealing from guests rooms

Hotel worker arrested for stealing from guests rooms Benidorm National Police have arrested a 47-year-old Spanish male accused of allegedly committing several robberies with force in the hotel (the hotel has NOT been named at this stage) where he worked as a maintenance technician. He accessed rooms taking advantage of his job and stole personal effects out of…
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All about – Crissy Rock

All about – Crissy Rock Crissy Rock Benidorm´s favourite Comedienne returns – Friday October 25th until 13th November 2019 Crissy will be preforming exclusively at Valentines Cabaret Bar, full details can always be found on our On Line Whats On Guide. Crissy in – The All New Monty – Ladies Night Crissy came on holiday…
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Brexit – News and Updates

Brexit will affect every single one of us. News stories and updates will be posted here. Britains time in the EU is running out Brexit – News and Updates You can use this tool to check a passport for travel to Europe. SCHENGEN VISA CALCULATOR For visa-free visitors, duration of stay in the Schengen countries is…
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British man arrested in Benidorm for falsely reporting his car stolen

British man arrested in Benidorm for falsely reporting his car stolen National Police in Benidorm have arrested a 19-year-old British man accused of falsifying a police report stating that two men had assaulted, beaten him and stolen his car. Upon further investigation of the story due to the fact there were several contradictions in his…
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3 more investigated for selling counterfeit goods in Benidorm

3 more investigated for selling counterfeit goods in Benidorm The Guardia Civil of Alicante investigated three people, two women aged 46 and 36 years and a man of 37, all of  Chinese nationality, alleged of three crimes against industrial property for selling counterfeit clothing in retail stores in Benidorm. 617 garments valued at 14,700 euros have been…
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All About Albir

ALL ABOUT ALBIR Albir – The Little Gem of the Costa Blanca Unlike many other Costa Blanca towns Albir has been carefully planned virtually from scratch.Only one or two of the buildings are over five storeys high, its avenues are broad and tree lined, and joy of joy, there is plenty of parking. There is…
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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 10th October – Update for use of the EHIC card and S1 form (Healthcare in Spain after Brexit) The UK and Spain have each taken steps to ensure that people living in each country can continue to access healthcare as they do now until at least…
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Towels Banned From Costa Del Sol Beaches, will Benidorm follow?

Towels Banned From Costa Del Sol Beaches, will Benidorm follow? Towels Banned From Costa Del Sol Beaches. In a bid to protect the Spanish coastline, towels will no longer be permitted on beaches. will Benidorm follow these recent rules? Environmental concerns have led Spanish authorities to ban tourists from bringing towels onto Costa Del Sol beaches. …
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The top 10 ways holidaymakers make their money go further

The top 10 ways holidaymakers make their money go further Weigh down hand luggage, rather than suitcase, to avoid extra baggage charge: A fifth (21%) put heavy items in their hand luggage or buggy to avoid excess baggage charges. Wear extra clothes to avoid excess baggage charge: 15% wear extra clothes such as jumpers and coats on…
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Expats and Tourists Outraged By New NIE Procedure

Expats and Tourists Outraged By New NIE Procedure As Brexit looms expats have been left baffled by new procedures for obtaining a Spanish NIE number. The news you didn’t want, before you knew you didn’t want it by costadelsolupdate.com The Spanish NIE number, short for Número de Identificación de Extranjero, is a Foreigner Identification Number issued by…
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Fiestas – Moors and Christians Fiesta

BENIDORM´S MOORS AND CHRISTIANS FIESTA 2019 Saturday 28th September to Sunday 6th October (not every day see schedule below) Streets decked out like the Middle Ages, magnificent processions, exciting mock battles…This is the festival of Moors and Christians: days filled with magic, legend and spectacle. this festival recreates the historic clash between two cultures. The…
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Thomas Cook holiday makers suffer the consequences

 Thomas Cook holiday makers suffer the consequences 30th September – Hotels in Spain face closure  Although thankfully is unlikely to affect Benidorm, hundreds of hotels in Spain are facing imminent closure over the collapse of British travel giant Thomas Cook, the head of the Spanish hotel federation warned. “There are 500 hotels which are going…
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All About – El Campello

All About – El Campello El Campello is only about 30km from Benidorm and well worth a visit if you fancy a quieter day on the beach. El Campello has quite a few historic buildings and remains almost unchanged by tourism and has a lovely relaxed atmosphere of a traditional seaside town. One of the…
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Is Benidorm set to return as a film?

The show was loved by ITV viewers for 11 years before it was cancelled in 2018, but now BENIDORM fans everywhere can rejoice because the cancelled show is coming back as a movie – and it’s filming next year, according to star Sherrie Hewson. Speaking exclusively to The Sun Online, Sherrie Hewson said: “I know…
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Thomas Cook Ceases Trading

Thomas Cook Ceases Trading – What to do if you are on holiday or have a holiday pending Please note the following wording is from Thomas Cook: “After 178 years of pioneering travel, the backbone of the U.K. holiday industry, and a provider many jobs,Thomas Cook has confirmed that all the companies in its group…
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Flybe to pull out of Doncaster, Sheffield Airport from October

Flybe to pull out of Doncaster Sheffield Airport from October Airline Flybe has confirmed that it will no longer fly out of Doncaster Sheffield Airport after October this amounts to a loss of ten flights, including flights to Alicante. Flybe announced back in April that it would cut eight of its ten routes from Doncaster…
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New Hotel for Benidorm New Town

 New Hotel for Benidorm New Town Local News Benidorm City Council has approved the project for the Convalesa company to revive plans for a new hotel the next to/behind the Casino on Avenida Mediterraneo. The “Mediterranean Tower” has been waiting nine years to become a reality. For this, the owner of the land and the…
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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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All About ALTEA

All About ALTEA GETTING TO ALTEA FROM BENIDORM CATCH THE NO. 10 BUS. anywhere along the mediterraneo COST 1.50€PP Altea is without doubt one of the most charming towns on the Costa Blanca North. It’s old town is packed full of character and the impressive church with its blue and white tiled dome roof has to be one…
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Man Arrested in Benidorm for identity theft.

Man Arrested in Benidorm for identity theft. The National Police have detained a 30-year-old male in Benidorm as an alleged perpetrator of the crimes of usurpation (the act of taking control of something without having the right to, in this case Identity theft). The investigation began with the denunciation of one of the victims who…
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Golf Courses near Benidorm

Golf Courses near Benidorm Las Rejas Open Club Benidorm The Las Rejas Golf Club is a 9-hole par 3 golf course, located on Poniente Beach in Benidorm and integrated into the urban area, on Calle Presidente Adolfo Suárez, 5. Behind Vicente Pérez Devesa avenue,  just over 1,000 meters from the beach. It is the ideal…
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Sponsorship

Sponsorship Thank you for your interest in supporting our work, your Sponsorship will be greatly appreciated.  We feel we can offer you our support in return.  At Benidorm Seriously we do things a little differently.  We promote our sponsors!  Our admin team will actively promote your business to the Facebook Group at every opportunity.  You…
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Three arrested for street/beach robberies in Benidorm

Three arrested for street/beach robberies in Benidorm The National Police have arrested three people in Benidorm for thefts during the summer. The detainees, two women and one man, are not related and each acted on their own. Those arrested are allegedly charged with several crimes. Despite each acting on their own, their modus operandi and…
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Arrested in Benidorm for assaulting two police officers who saved him from drowning

Arrested in Benidorm for assaulting two police officers who saved him from drowning The National Police last night saved a man of Colombian nationality who was about to drown in sea off Benidorm beach. The police found the man floating upside down between a great swell and in an area of ​​poor visibility. After taking…
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