Posts Tagged ‘ Canary Islands ’

“Silver tourism ” in the Canaries

Dec 8th, 2021 | By

Expect to see you local travel agency or tour operators more heavily promoting the Canaries than usual in the next few months

The importance of double vaccination

Jul 27th, 2021 | By

It is as important to understand the rules of the country to which you are travelling as it us to abide by the rules of your home nation.

Visiting the Canaries again

Jul 10th, 2021 | By

Topping that list will be the Canary Islands so here are some of the best spots for beachgoers there

As Europe opens up, the UK mulls the future

Jun 9th, 2021 | By
a beach in the Canary islands

Nervousness is reflected in government thinking about what will it should do when it makes its announcement on 14th of June.

Vaccination timescales

Feb 21st, 2021 | By

As the Sunday People put it in its headline today, “Free by Summer.”

Holidaying in the Canaries? mandatory testing required

Nov 1st, 2020 | By

No date has been provided by the Canary Islands on when these new rules will come into place although it will probably be in the next 10-14 days.

We can go to the Canaries!

Oct 23rd, 2020 | By

The travel industry got a real dose of adrenalin yesterday when the Canary Islands were removed from the list of places that we couldn’t visit.

The Christmas getaway

Dec 19th, 2019 | By
a beach in the Canary islands

ABTA says that five million of us will be travelling abroad over the Christmas holiday period.

Getting value-for-money in Spain

Jul 9th, 2019 | By

The specialist booking company, has just produced its annual Summer Spending Report 2019 which gives guidance to those visiting Spain an idea of what they will be facing in expenses.

The wines of La Gomera

Feb 1st, 2018 | By

Spain has a long tradition of winemaking but many people think that the best wines are limited to the Spanish mainland. This isn’t necessarily the case. Take the small island of La Gomera in the Canary Isles.

Saturday snippets: 30th December 2017

Dec 30th, 2017 | By

In his last snippets of 2017, Adrian wishes all readers a happy new year

The Christmas getaway

Dec 22nd, 2017 | By
a Tenerife beach

Today is the supposed to be the busiest day of the holiday period as we fly, drive or catch the ferry.

Best value destinations

Oct 30th, 2017 | By

If you’re looking to wander frugally or save on a visit to pricier big-hitters, then our list of good-value getaways is the place to start

What’s hot: May 2017

May 1st, 2017 | By

Just About Travel tells you what’s hot in the travel world right now

It’s the great getaway day today; BA strike is off

Dec 23rd, 2016 | By
beach at Playa Juanillo

As 12 million of us hit the roads today the good news is that the strike at British Airways has been called off by the unions since BA has submitted a new pay deal for consideration.

Saturday snippets: 20th of August 2016

Aug 20th, 2016 | By
a beach in the Canary islands

With the downturn of in the value of sterling, where Britons are holidaying is one of things occupying Adrian’s mind this week.

Don’t overlook La Gomera

Jan 24th, 2016 | By

The second smallest island in the Canaries – La Gomera – is nowhere near as well-known as its big neighbours of Tenerife, Gran Canaria and Lanzarote.

Carnival time in Tenerife in 2014

Feb 13th, 2014 | By
a Tenerife beach

Tenerife is one of our most popular destinations. It is also a place where carnivals and festivals happen every month. To help those of you going here – in conjunction with the Tenerife Tourism Corportation – here is a list of what’s on and when this year.

The volcanoes of Tenerife

Feb 4th, 2014 | By
a Tenerife beach

Think of the Canary Island of Tenerife and what is your first thought? Probably a beach under a hot sun with maybe a cool drink to hand. But do you think of volcanoes?

Venture further in Fuerteventura

Oct 29th, 2013 | By

Anna-Maria found, despite her cynical persuasion, herself developing a certain fondness for this comparatively quiet, if somewhat bleak, Atlantic holiday spot.

A grand time in Gran Canaria

Oct 23rd, 2013 | By

Gran Canaria has a longstanding reputation as the place to enjoy year-round sunshine, fantastic beaches and lazy days by the pool, but recent years have seen the islands diversifying, offering much more than the average package tour. Anna Maria Espsäter goes in search of a holiday with a difference.

New Year travel trends from

Jan 6th, 2013 | By

4.5 million holiday searches since Christmas Day

Best value winter hotspots for British holidaymakers heading overseas

Dec 14th, 2012 | By

Save as they samba: British Pound 17 per cent stronger vs Brazilian Real compared to 12 months ago; that’s an extra £86.78 in holidaymakers’ pockets for every £500 spent

Christmas getaways to cost Brits a fortune – and that’s just for data

Nov 12th, 2012 | By

Sky-high roaming charges levied by the UK’s mobile operators could cost Brits taking Christmas holidays abroad, a small fortune

Best water park, best volcanic walk

Nov 6th, 2012 | By

Tenerife is one of the most popular destinations for British, Irish and indeed European tourists. Attracting people all year round, the island in the Canaries has just received the accolade of best water park in a grouping that includes both the USA and Europe for its Siam Park.

Launch of Travel Tots UK makes light of travelling with a baby

Mar 21st, 2012 | By

Travelling with children can be trying to say the least. Enter Travel Tots UK – a new travel service aimed at making travelling and holidaying with a baby that bit easier.

The great Christmas get away begins!

Dec 22nd, 2011 | By

We may be living in the worst economic crisis since the 1920s but that hasn’t stopped 4.25 million Brits from packing their bags and heading overseas this Christmas, with the peak travel days predicted to be today and tomorrow (Dec 22 and 23).

Happy Spain in Euroland

Nov 14th, 2011 | By

After a few years when the number of us going to Spain dropped, 2011 has seen a big return to our favourite destination. Up until the end of September, eleven million of us had been there which is up by not far short of a million over the year before.