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Cheaper To Fly Birmingham To Newcastle (via Alicante) Than To Take The Train!

Wolves fan, Steve Horton, travelled to Newcastle this weekend to see his beloved football team take on the Magpies in the Premier League.

Cheaper To Fly Birmingham To Newcastle (via Alicante) Than To Take The Train!

However, he decided to travel via Alicante on his way to Newcastle due to the fact it worked out far cheaper than simply heading to Newcastle on the train! Mr. Horton elected to fly with Ryanair as flights for a trip to Alicante-Elche Airport and then returning to Newcastle proved to be cheaper than rail tickets from his hometown of Wolverhampton to the Tyneside city. The distance from Wolverhampton to Newcastle is just over 200 miles, but although Mr. Horton’s route was around 3,000 miles, it worked out cheaper, as a return train ticket from Wolverhampton to Newcastle would have cost around £114 according to train booking sites. However, a flight from Birmingham to Alicante with Ryanair is estimated to have cost £30, with £15 return flights from the Costa Blanca to the UK.

Christmas In Alicante | Alicante Holiday Villas

There is absolutely loads going on in Alicante during the run-up to Christmas!  Fairs, markets, medieval markets, craft stalls, Ice Skating, Tobogganing, Nativity Scenes and even Santa’s House!
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Alicante-Elche Airport Flies High | Alicante Holiday Villas

Passenger numbers for Alicante-Elche Airport are flying high following a 5.5% growth for the month of October.
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The Battle For The Sunbeds Heats Up

Thomas Cook are considering offering holidaymakers the chance to book poolside loungers before they leave home at even more hotels.
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British And Irish Drive Behind Surge In Property Investment In Spain

British and Irish buyers are behind a surge in 2018 for property buying in Spain.
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Brits Choose Spain As No1 Dream Location When Thinking About Living Abroad

According to new research by leading home moving company AnyVan.com, Spain is still the No 1 choice for Brits wanting to move abroad.
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Flybe Alicante To Exeter And Norwich 2019

Flybe the UK based European regional airline, has announced that it will continue its route to Alicante for 2019 summer with 4 flights a week from Exeter and Norwich.
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Alicante Has Cheapest Car Rental Rates In Europe

According to a survey by Cheapcarrental.net renting a car in Europe during the summer is most affordable in the Spanish city of Alicante.
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Top Ten Favourite Spanish Treats To Keep You Cool This Summer

As Spain (and Northern Europe) swelters in the heat why not try the best Spanish treats to cool you down?
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Ryanair Southend To Alicante

Budget airline Ryanair have announced they will now fly from Southend Airport to Alicante from April 2019 Read more