Brits jetting off on holiday to Spain this winter have been urged to "get the right plastic" before leaving the UK.
Moneysupermarket.com said travellers can save a considerable amount by doing their homework and shopping around for the right card.
Travel money expert Peter Harrison said that opting for a prepaid card may be a good idea for taking a flight to Spain this winter.
Known as the Little Sea, the Mar Menor is Europe's largest saltwater lagoon and one of Spain's most popular natural attractions.
Bordering La Manga Club, the expanse of water is mild even in the winter months and is the ideal place to take a relaxing dip or try out some water-based activities.
At less than seven metres at its deepest point, it is widely considered to be one of Europe's best sailing destinations and is a popular choice for those who also enjoy sports such as canoeing and waterskiing.
As well as exploring the Mar Menor, guests can visit the picturesque villages that surround it, which include Los Alcazares and Santiago de la Ribera.
Holidaymakers visiting La Manga Club will no doubt be eager to explore the area surrounding the resort and one of the best ways to do this is by hiring a bicycle.
Not only is cycling a great way to keep fit, but it also allows guests to take in the sights at a slow pace and to explore the places that cannot be reached by car.
Biking La Manga offers a wide selection of bicycles that can be hired for a single day up to a week, or more.
Helmets and locks are provided and everyone from toddlers to adults can be accommodated.
Holidaymakers taking flights to Spain and other popular destinations have been offered some tips on how to avoid catching flu.
According to travel comparison site cheapflights.co.uk, there are a number of steps travellers can take to stay free of illnesses.
Brits taking holidays in Spain over the festive season have been offered some tips on how to ensure their break goes without a hitch.
Sean Tipton, a spokesman for Abta - The Travel Association, said travellers should leave themselves plenty of time to get to the airport as they are likely to be extremely busy at this time of year.
He noted that around three million people will be heading abroad over the coming weeks.
"If you miss your flight because you haven't left enough time that's a major problem as well but that's not covered by insurance, so leave an extra hour or so to get there," Mr Tipton commented.
People who overindulge during the festive period could consider holidaying at La Manga Club in January and using its exceptional facilities to get back in shape.
The resort basks in sunshine for most of the year and is the ideal place to burn off those excess mince pies and chocolates.
What is more, there are dozens of exciting activities on offer, which means that getting fit does not have to feel like a chore.
Swimming is an excellent way to tone up and those staying at La Manga Club will find several pools to choose from, including the 25-metre indoor swimming pool at the resort's spa.
With chilly weather now engulfing most of the UK, it could be time to pack your suitcase and jet abroad to warmer climes.
Holidaymakers who like to relax in stylish surroundings may wish to consider taking a break at the Intercontinental Hotel at La Torre Resort in Spain.
The five-star hotel boasts a range of exceptional facilities and for an extra charge guests can enjoy its exclusive Club Lounge feature, which includes a private check-in and concierge service, as well as a complimentary continental breakfast and international newspapers from Monday to Friday.
Each room in the Intercontinental is furnished to the highest standards and equipped with televisions, air conditioning units, luxury bath robes and a stocked mini bar.
If the stresses and strains of everyday life are getting you down, it could be time to jet off to Spain and take a relaxing break at Spa La Manga Club.
The stylish and spacious facility is the perfect place to unwind and features a wide range of facilities.
Guests can enjoy a relaxing dip in one of the jacuzzis or cool off by making use of the 25-metre swimming pool.
Those looking for the ultimate relaxation experience can book into one of La Manga's spa suites, which feature a changing area, steam shower, bath tub and treatment facilities.
As brides and grooms-to-be will know, finding the perfect venue is one of the most important factors as far as planning a wedding is concerned.
Couples looking for a venue with excellent facilities and in stylish surroundings may wish to consider La Manga Club in Spain.
The resort is situated in Murcia and basks in warm temperatures all year round, meaning brides can be confident that their dresses will stay dry.
When it comes to the wedding reception, there are a number of places couples can choose from, including the stunning Gran Salon Panorama at Las Lomas Village and the Hotel La Manga Club Principe Felipe hotel.
Those looking to brush up on their tennis skills or even try the sport for the first time may wish to consider taking a break at La Manga Club next year.
The popular resort is home to the highly acclaimed La Manga Club Tennis Academy, which caters for players of all ages and abilities.
All courses and tuition programmes are currently supervised by director of coaching Juan Ros, who has extensive experience in training athletes at the highest level.
He has previously worked with players including Conchita Martinez and 2003 junior world number one Anna Lena Groenefeld.