From Monday (February 14) British youngsters aged between 12 and 17 years old no longer have to show a Covid vaccination certificate to enter Spain.
A statement from the Spanish Embassy in the UK noted that they can present a negative Nucleic Acid Amplification Test (PCR test or similar) taken within 72 hours prior to arrival in Spain instead of the certificate.
Torrevieja council has released provisional population figures for the municipality which show that Britons still make up the largest foreign community in the town – and the numbers have gone up over the last three years.
The massive arrival of national tourists raises the occupancy in Benidorm above 82%, with income close to 10 million – The province improves the forecast and is also close to 80%.
Hotels, restaurants and shops have touched occupancy and business figures similar to those of the precovid stage,
Businessmen improve prices and benefits to avoid closures when they find that there is demand.
Hotels on the Costa Blanca have decided to stand up to Imserso and have launched their own vacation programs that are marketed on their websites through the internet. The Servigroup chain, which has launched an offer whereby you can spend a week’s vacation from October 1 in a four-star hotel with full board, free parking and, among other benefits, free transfer to the airport or the station from Alicante AVE from 260 euros. Other groups such as Poseidon Hotels will also make this type of offers
The elimination of the obligation of the PCR makes the holidays of British tourists cheaper from next October by 200 euros, which already cover 50% of the places in many hotels
Travelers from the United Kingdom grew to 11.2% after the whole summer without exceeding 5% – Hotels manage to fill seven out of ten beds and Hosbec considers that it could end up being “a good month”.