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British Airways – Strike Updates

British Airways – Strike Updates British Airways strike could cause at least five consecutive days of flight cancellations. BA pilots announced three days of strikes – taking place on 9th, 10th and 27th September – in a dispute over pay.  The union said strikes were a “last resort” born out of “enormous frustration” with airline management. …
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Benidorm Weather Forecast

Benidorm Weather Forecast. Weather report for Saturday 24th August.  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. For today´s EXCHANGE RATE Hello from Benidorm. Welcome to Summer in Spain. Today´s…
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Exchange Rates in Benidorm

Exchange Rates in Benidorm Saturday 24th August 2019 This is the average rate around town – Always use a reputable exchange bureau, see below. See this page for exchange places to avoid. No change in the rate today, holding STEADY at 1.085 PREVIOUS 7 DAYS Friday 23rd August – 1.085 Thursday 22nd August – 1.075 Wednesday…
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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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All About – The Hotel Moli Boutique

All About – The Hotel Moli Boutique Hotel Moli Boutique UK +44 08000 705 108. SPAIN +34 965 063 081 Carrer Calvari, 12, Alfaz del Pi, Alicante. 03580. Spain BOOK DIRECT HERE The Boutique Hotel Moli is the hidden gem of the Costa Blanca located in the heart of the quaint village of Alfaz Del Pi. This…
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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, use this page…
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Parking in Benidorm, new areas available, for a price

Parking in Benidorm, new areas soon to become available… For a price If you live here or visit by car, parking can be a nightmare, especially during certain months, August being one of them. This year, new Residents only parking areas were added in certain areas of the town, this in its own right has…
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Road Trip 2019 – Discovering Spain and More

Road Trip 2019 – Discovering Spain and More Please note this page is under construction When you live in Benidorm a question you often get asked is where do you go on holiday?  After the success of last years Road Trip where we discovered some of Southern Spain, this year the plan was to head…
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Strikes at Heathrow Airport to disrupt summer travel

Strikes at Heathrow and Gatwick Airports to disrupt summer travel 25th July Update – Unite, the union, said up to 4,000 workers at London’s Heathrow airport, including security guards and engineers, had called off industrial action planned for this weekend so its members could vote on a new pay offer. If agreement is not reached,…
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Strikes – Ryanair flights could be affected by pilot walkouts.

Strikes – Ryanair flights could be affected by pilot walkouts. Updates 25th July – All the strikes planned this weekend have been suspended.  staff involved in the strike would be given the weekend to vote on a new deal. 19th July – British holiday plans could be thrown into chaos as Ryanair pilots threaten strike…
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Llorente bus prices

Llorente/Avanza bus prices and information Ticket Prices Local transport links are very good here in Benidorm and many of the local towns and villages can easily be visited by bus.  Standard ticket price for local buses is 1.50pp for however many stops be it one or the full circuit. The top 20 places to visit…
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Hotels close to 90% full at the beginning of July

Hotels close to 90% full at the beginning of July Benidorm hotels confirm a good start to the summer season as occupancy is close to 90%. Benidorm hotels have confirmed the good start to the high season by reaching a hotel occupancy of 88.6% during the first half of July. This figure represents a decrease of only 0.4 points…
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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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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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Travel chaos at Stansted Airport as EasyJet staff prepare to strike for 17 days 

Travel chaos at Stansted Airport as EasyJet staff prepare to strike for 17 days Check-in staff working at Stansted for EasyJet have announced a series of strikes every weekend during the main school summer holidays.  The strikes are over a long-running pay dispute. A total of 17 days of strike action have been proposed, Unite…
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UK Passport entry requirements to Spain

UK Passport entry requirements to Spain Updated June 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 for…
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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. Fiesta Dates for 2020 can be found HERE January 6th –…
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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 – My Pretty Payma Apartments

All About – My Pretty Payma Apartments Uniquely designed holiday apartments situated in the heart of Benidorm, yet only 150 m from Levante Beach My Pretty Payma are committed to providing beautifully designed and furnished holiday apartments in the heart of Benidorm’s British Area. Their vision is to go beyond the impersonal idea of ‘simple…
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Taking Baby away on Holiday

Taking Baby away on Holiday Baby Milk Some UK brands of formula milk are available in Spain, but they may only be available in farmacias, and they may have a different name. Call the helpline number on your box of formula before you leave. Aptamil  = Milupa Aptamil Cow and gate = Almiron Heinz =…
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New Ryanair Duty Free Alcohol Rules

New Ryanair Duty Free Alcohol Rules Ryanair bans packing duty-free alcohol in hand luggage to some of Spain’s  top destinations including Alicante. Ryanair  have sent out emails to holidaymakers travelling from Glasgow Prestwick and Manchester airport to Alicante, Malaga and Ibiza advising that they can no longer take their duty-free alcohol to their seats this…
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Alternative to Traditional Taxis announced in Benidorm

Alternative to traditional taxis announced in Benidorm App based taxi firm CABIFY announce their arrival in Benidorm, with a minimum price per trip of just 3.50 euros. The Spanish mobility company Cabify today announced its arrival in Benidorm of Cabify Lite. The platform arrives in the Benidorm in and is represented by the local company Miurchi…
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Iceland admit to an error in the diagnoses of Chikungunya Virus in Alicante

Iceland admit to an error in the diagnoses of Chikungunya Virus in Alicante Iceland now says that there was an error in diagnosing chikungunya to three Icelanders who had just arrived from Alicante, after warnings were reported by the Spanish Press over the weekend. The Icelandic health authorities activated the European alert on June 12,…
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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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