Friday, January 7, 2011

Ryanair - Girona Airport

Ryanair have at last agreed a new 5year extension at Girona where it will base 10 aircraft. For the 2011 summer schedule there will be 63 routes including 8 new routes. The new routes are mainly to Eastern European and Scandinavian countries.
This deal is excellent news for the Girona region as it now secures the jobs of 4,000 local workers, and probably the airport itself!

Monday, January 3, 2011

Lloret de Mar - Exchange Rate.

One of the best places to exchange your pounds for euros is at the BFI British food shop. They now have 2 stores both in Fenals, one is opposite the Royal Star hotel and the other opposite the Royal Beach Hotel.

Saturday, January 1, 2011

Smoking Ban in Spain

The ban on smoking in public areas begins tomorrow 2nd Jan. As from then smoking will not be allowed in bars, nightclubs, restaurants or hotels etc. Restaurants are very critical of this new law as they believe for them that the loss of trade will be massive.
Another concern is that those who gather outside of these public places to have a smoke will generate quite a bit of unnecessary noise and disturb those who live nearby.
The smaller bars and cafes are also fearful that they will loose much of their trade from those who just pop in to have a coffee and smoke while they read their daily paper.

Read more in the Euro Weekly