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Exchange Rates in Benidorm

Exchange Rates in Benidorm Thursday 18th April 2019 This is the average rate around town – Always use a reputable exchange bureau, see below. Another fall today, DOWN to 1.13€. PREVIOUS 7 DAYS Wednesday 18th April – 1.135 Tuesday 16th April – 1.14 Monday 15th April – 1.14 Sunday 14th April – 1.14 Saturday 13th April…
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Brexit – News and Updates

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 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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How to – Check for Traffic Fines in Spain

HOW TO CHECK FOR TRAFFIC FINES http://www.buscamultas.com/default.aspx/ Many people may still not be aware that since 2014 the DGT/Trafico across Spain don’t have to send out written notifications of traffic fines for speeding etc by post any longer (although I believe that some offices still do). The onus is now on the owner to check…
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Accommodation

Accommodation If you are already familiar with the content of this page and simply wish to search for accommodation click here Or if you already know the name of the accommodation you are looking for and simply want reviews and further information use the search box on the search page Benidorm is for everyone There…
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Benidorm Fiesta Dates for 2019

BENIDORM FIESTA 2019 DATES FOR YOUR DIARY BENIDORM FIESTA DATES FOR 2019 (All dates are approximate, please double check with your travel agent before booking your holiday). Benidorm has about 55 Fiestas every year so far too many to list, here are the main ones. January 6th – 3 Kings Day. Totally unmissable is the grand…
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UK Passport entry requirements to Spain

UK Passport entry requirements to Spain Updated 19th December 2018 information provided by the Uk.Gov website so is correct at time of publishing. 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 for travellers…
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Campsites in Benidorm

Campsites in Benidorm Camping Villasol Camping Villasol is located in Benidorm, very near to the Levante beach and leisure areas. Camping Villasol is the perfect campsite for family holidays or for holidays in Benidorm with a group of friends. The Villasol campsite has spacious plots for tents and caravans, and comfortable, fully-equipped campsite bungalows. This campsite in Benidorm allows visitors to enjoy nature,…
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Pet Friendly apartments and hotels in Benidorm

Pet Friendly apartments and hotels in Benidorm Always double check that pets are still allowed in case rules have changed, click on the links to read our members reviews. Atlantida Apartments Belroy Apartments Colon Hotel – Old Town Pets are allowed on request. Charges may be applicable. Please note that only pets that do not exceed…
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Local Train Service, Alicante to Denia

Local Train Service, Alicante to Denia One of the reasons that people like to come to Benidorm is that there is always so much to do. Having said that, if you feel the need to “stretch your wings” a little, and explore more of the coastal strip of the Costa Blanca, nothing could be easier…
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All About – The Don Pancho Hotel

All About – The Don Pancho Hotel An oasis of peace in the Heart of Benidorm READ OUR MEMBERS REVIEWS HERE Don Pancho hotel has 256 rooms, all with terrace and sea views. RESTAURANT The cozy restaurant of the Hotel Don Pancho offers the most recognized buffet in Benidorm. Our exquisite cuisine incorporates the best…
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Medical assistance in Benidorm – Where to go, what to do

Medical Assistance in Benidorm – Where to go, what to do… Unfortunately even on holiday medical issues can arise, know what to do and where to go. The most important thing you will need is your EHIC card, this is completely FREE so no excuses not to have one, double check that yours is in…
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Lost and Found at Alicante Airport

Alicante Airport Lost and Found There is no special dedicated “Lost and Found” desk at Alicante office. Instead lost and found items are handled by an office of the local police ( policia local Elche). The office is located at the arrival area, just to the left of the arriving exit, where incoming passengers arrive.…
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All About – Villasol Camping and Resort

All About – Villasol Camping and Resort If you are looking for camping in Benidorm … you have already found it! The Villasol campsite is your campsite. Close to the Levante beach and the main leisure areas , ours is the campsite for children and families that you were looking for, ideal to spend unforgettable holidays with family or friends. Our campsite in Benidorm integrates a completely different concept…
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EMERGENCY TELEPHONE NUMBERS

EMERGENCY TELEPHONE NUMBERS The European Emergency Number 112 is not the only emergency number here in Spain. As well as 112, the following emergency numbers are available 062 – Guardia Civil 091 – National Police – Reporting robberies etc. 061 – Health emergencies 080 – Fire Service 092 – Local Police 090 – Report traffic…
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Hotel Reviews

HOTEL REVIEWS All reviews are by Benidorm Seriously Members. Click on the links to read the individual hotel reviews, please feel free to add your own reviews on the correct listing. For a list of hotels with specific features please see the links at the bottom of the page. LINK to Main Tour Operators LINK to…
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Disabled Friendly Hotels and Apartments in Benidorm

Disabled Friendly Hotels and Apartments  Click the hotel name to take you to our members reviews. LINK to Tour Operators LINK to Travel Consultants and Local Agents Agir Hotel – Close to Levante Beach The hotel and surrounding area are accessible. Disabled rooms are slightly smaller but have a large accessible bathroom with a wheel-in shower with…
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Booking Your Holiday

Booking Your Holiday One of the most frequently asked questions on the group is “Where can I book my holiday”, or “I am looking for an apartment, what can you recommend” As we all know there are hundreds of hotels and apartments here in Benidorm in all different areas of the town. There will be…
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Flights disrupted at Heathrow due to Drone sightings

Story courtesy of BBC News Departures at Heathrow have been stopped after a drone was sighted, the airport says. A Heathrow spokeswoman said the airport was working with police to “prevent any threat to operational safety”. She said: “As a precautionary measure, we have stopped departures while we investigate. We apologise to passengers for any…
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Duty Free Allowance from Spain to UK

Duty Free Allowance from Spain to UK Arrivals from EU countries – Correct details as of June 2017 from the official UK Government  You don’t pay duty or tax on goods you bring in from the European Union (EU) as long as you: transport them yourself will use them yourself or give them away as…
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Transport to and from Alicante Airport, Transfer, Bus,Taxi or car?

Transport to and from Alicante Airport, Transfer, Bus,Taxi or car? You have booked your holiday to Benidorm and are now wondering how to get here from your chosen airport…. there are quite a few options which we will go into detail about below. Alicante Airport is Spain’s 5th busiest so it can seem a bit…
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Choosing the RIGHT Travel Insurance

YOUR GUIDE TO CHOOSING THE RIGHT TRAVEL INSURANCE Brexit and insurance – updated 6th January 2019  For people visiting the EU, we recommend buying travel insurance to ensure you can travel safely. You should make sure you understand the terms and conditions of your travel insurance policy, and that the policy is sufficient to cover…
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LOST OR STOLEN PASSPORT – WHAT TO DO

LOST OR STOLEN PASSPORT – WHAT TO DO Updated January 2019 If you are a British national and your UK passport has been lost, stolen or expired while you are abroad you can use an emergency travel document also known as ‘an emergency passport’ to leave the country you are in and return back to…
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Gatwick Airport: Drone sightings cause delays

Gatwick Airport: Drone sightings cause delays UPDATE 24th December – And the plot thickens…… there may never have been any drones at Gatwick  and the whole incident could have been down to “poor communications”, according to police. Ministers were briefed on the latest situation at the airport in a conference call on Christmas Eve amid…
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Alicante Airport Information

Alicante Airport Information Originally named El Altet, is —as of 2017— the fifth-busiest airport in Spain based on passenger numbers, and the main airport serving the Valencian Community and the Region of Murcia. Alicante Airport Departures powered by Airportia SHOPS AT ALICANTE AIRPORT Alicante Duty Free – Floor 2. Departures. Passenger-only zone High season, 4:00 to…
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