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Investment planned for Alicante Airport

Those taking flights to La Manga in future could be greeted by an altogether bigger and better Alicante Airport.

The hub is to be the subject of a 353,000 euro (£316,500) investment that will increase its daily operations from 18 to 40, allowing even more people to take holidays to La Manga Club.

Completion of the expansion is expected by the end of the year, the World Aeronautical Press Agency reports, and forms part of a plan to increase capacity to 20 million passengers a year from 2020.

As well as enlarging terminal space, the airport is working on adding parking facilities for 4,200 vehicles and 73 buses.

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Loose Women take a holiday in Spain

Loose Women stars Carol McGiffin and Sherrie Hewson have been spotted soaking up the sunshine on a holiday in Spain.

Pictured in the Daily Mail, the bikini-clad presenters spent time sipping champagne by their hotel pool and chatting to other guests.

The pair had travelled to Spain to celebrate the opening of TV chef John-Christophe Novelli's new restaurant.

Several other celebrities also made an appearance at the launch, including former Eastenders actor Joe Swash and television presenters Angellica Bell and Michael Underwood.

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Aberdeenshire defeat Spanish at cricket in La Manga

Aberdeenshire's cricket side was celebrating a significant victory in La Manga this week.

The Scottish side claimed the scalp of the Spanish national team on the opposition's home soil.

And it was not just wickets that the Scots took - they also gained one or two famous fans as well.

Celtic Football Club were holidaying in La Manga as part of a mid-season training break and took time out to watch their countrymen bowl their way to victory.

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All-inclusive holidays 'prove popular'

All-inclusive holidays are proving particularly popular this year, as Brits look at ways to save money, it has been suggested.

Bob Atkinson, an industry extra from, said that while such a holiday may seem more expensive when booking, people should remember that their flights, accommodation and entertainment are included.

It is a particularly good option for those looking to stick to a tight budget on their next holiday in Spain.

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Summer sale for easyJet

Those looking to arrange flight to Spain in the near future may be interested to learn that budget airline easyJet has launched a new summer seat sale.

The carrier is slashing up to 25 per cent of the cost of every route to and from the UK between June 1st and September 30th.

Holidaymakers hoping to avail from the discounted fares must make their bookings before April 28th.

Some of the destinations currently served by the airline include Alicante, Almeria, Madrid, Murcia and Malaga.

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Brits urged to protect cards while abroad

Those taking holidays in Spain have been urged to ensure they protect themselves against debit and credit card fraud while travelling.

Foreign exchange firm Caxton FX said the best way to prevent fraud is to opt for a prepaid currency card.

Figures released by trade body Apacs show there was an 11 per cent increase in fraudulent debit and credit card transactions abroad in the last year.

Commenting on the benefits of using a prepaid card, Robert Lee-Browne, chief executive at Caxton FX, said: "It is great value because you have no fees to pay for ATM use.

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Govt urged to 'consider cost of flying'

Following the government's announcement yesterday that air passenger duty (APD) rises will go ahead later this year, The Co-operative Travel is urging chancellor Alistair Darling to amend his proposals.

Speaking after the Budget, Mike Greenacre, managing director of the company, said: "It is scandalous that APD has gone from zero to its existing level in such a short period of time."

It would be fairer is passengers were charged in relation to their carbon footprint, rather than paying a flat rate of APD, he added.

Mr Greenacre is calling on the government to use any revenue raised through this to help the industry create more efficient engines and lighter airframes.

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Brits head to Malaga and Alicante for May bank holiday

Malaga and Alicante have been named as two of the most popular destinations for Brits heading abroad over the May bank holiday weekend.

Figures compiled by Skyscanner show that holidays in Spain are still popular, with places such as Rome, Dublin and Paris all trailing behind in the poll.

Gareth Williams, chief executive of Skyscanner, said the findings indicate that despite the weak pound, people are still keen to travel within the eurozone.

"May Day is an ideal time to hit the beach in Malaga.

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Ryanair to consider 'fat tax'

Budget airline Ryanair says it is considering the introduction of a 'fat tax' for overweight passengers.

In a recent poll carried out by the flight provider, 29 per cent of respondents said they would like to see people charged more if they are carrying excess weight.

The carrier has now launched a new survey asking passengers to vote on how such a tax should be implemented.

Suggestions include charging more for male travellers over 20 stone and females over 15, charging if a passenger's waist touches both armrests and penalising those with a high body mass index.

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Improve your golf skills at La Manga Club

Those considering an active holiday in Spain may be interested to learn that La Manga Club has launched a new unlimited golf package.

Ideal for those who want to cram as much time on the course as possible into their break, four and seven-night stays are available, which include unlimited golf on each day – except arrival and departure days – and a daily breakfast buffet at the resort's Amapola Restaurant.

Guests opting for this deal are also entitled to a ten per cent discount at the resort's Pro Shop.

Home to three championship courses, La Manga is renowned for the quality of its sporting facilities and also boasts its own golf academy, which offers tuition to guests.

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