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Car sales plunge in Spain

Car sales in Spain plummeted by 28 percent last year, the worst slump on record, manufacturers said Monday. Automobile trade association ANFAC said 1.16 million vehicles were sold in 2008, down from 1.61 million the previous year. Looking at monthly

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Holidays in Spain affected by weak pound

The weak pound is likely to affect the choice of holiday destination in 2009 according to ABTA, which represents travel agents and tour operators. Sterling fell by more than 30% against the euro and the US dollar last year. Egypt

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Spanish tourism plunges as Britons stay at home

Arrivals of foreign tourists to Spain, the world’s second biggest tourist destination, plummeted in November as top customers Britons and Germans stayed at home during the global economic slowdown. Arrivals fell 11.6 percent in the month from a year earlier,

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Spanish tourism feels pinch of economic downturn

Few Spaniards would sacrifice their annual summer vacation. But while Spain’s beaches are still busy, shops and restaurants at its resorts are ominously quiet as the country’s economic crisis envelops the tourism industry. After 50 years of uninterrupted growth, Spain’s

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How to avoid hidden costs on your next car rental

The first and most important advice is that you should never be blinded by a cheap, fabulous day rate for the rental vehicle you’re planning to book in Spain. Depending on your travel destination a lot off extra charges may

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Car Hire in Southern Spain

Car hire in Spain is cheap due to the strong competition, specially in Andalucia or the Costa del Sol. The major car rental companies in Spain have offices in most Andalucian cities and at the major airports such as Malaga

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Car Hire at Reus Airport – Tarragona

Reus airport is located close to the town of Reus and approximately 7.5 kilometres from the city of Tarragona, in Catalonia, Spain. A recent increase of airlines flying to this destination has led to an important increase in passenger numbers

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Cheap Car Hire at Murcia Airport – San Javier

The airport of Murcia, also known as San Javier airport, is small and lies about 45 km outside of the city, but handles national and international flights and offers all kind of facilities such as car hire.  It is perfectly situated

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Barcelona or Gerona airport – where to fly?

More and more low cost airlines are flying to the Costa Brava in Spain. However some airlines have Barcelona airport as the final destinations and others fly to Gerona. If you’re thinking of renting a car at one of these

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low cost car hire at Gerona airport

Car hire at Gerona airport has become very popular due to the fact that many mayor local car hire companies have opened up a branch office here. Gerona airport is the Spanish base of the low cost carrier Ryanair and

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