Airport Car Hire in Spain

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Almeria Airport Information

Thursday, October 18th, 2012

Name of Airport : Almeria Airport

Address of Airport : Terminal De Llegadas., Almeria, 04071

Almeria Airport Code : LEI

Location of Almeria Airport : Almeria airport is located about 10 kilometres east of the city centre. There is also signed access from the ‘Autovia del Mediterranoe’ A7 which passes a few kilometres inland. A petrol station is marked on the map and is located about 1 kilometre from the airport.

Map of Almeria Airport :

Departure and Executive Lounges at Almeria Airport : There are no executive lounges at Almeria Airport.

Driving Directions to Almeria Airport : Click here for directions to Almeria Airport

Car Parking at Almeria Airport : Almeria Airport parking is a unique facility to provide highly convenient, low cost parking for users of Almeria Airport. You no longer have to depend on getting a taxi or asking family or friends to take you to and from the airport. In addition to short term parking for trips away, there is the Holiday Homer package which is designed for people who live outside of Spain but visit frequently and wish to travel to and from the Airport in their own car.

Car Rental at Almeria Airport : The airport at Almeria offers good transport communication links with resorts along the eastern cost of Spain with the AL-12 motorway and A-7 Autovia close by. Some of the car rental companies found at Almeria Airport will include names such as Europcar, Goldcar and Hertz.
When driving in Spain it is worth remembering a few basic rules: be especially careful when setting off from service stations or restaurants on the left side of the road. When overtaking allow more space than you would normally between you and the car in front so you can see further down the unfamiliar road ahead.

Taxi Services at Almeria Airport : There are a range of taxi services at Almeria Airport.

Bus Services at Almeria Airport : There are buses stopping frequently within the day and they carry on in to the evening. The first bus leaves the airport early in the morning and they will continue to run until late in to the evening.

Public Transport at Almeria Airport : There will be a number of taxi services available at Almeria Airport aswell as a local bus service which runs from the airport to Almeria city centre.

Passenger Drop Off & Pick up at Almeria Airport : N/A

Meeting Point at Almeria Airport : Almería airport has meeting points related with the support service for persons with reduced mobility. These places include the arrivals/departures forecourt and terminal interior public lobby.

Accommodation near Almeria Airport : There are a large number of hotels within almeria which can be found and booked online.

Restuarants at Almeria Airport : There are a small number of restaurants/cafes within Almeria Airport

Shopping at Almeria Airport : There are numerous shopping opportunities at the airport’s many shops. Products include souvenirs, gifts, clothing, toys, electronics, tobacco and alcohol. In addition, duty-free shopping is available in the Departures area.

Internet and Wifi at Almeria Airport : WiFi is available at the Almeria airport for a fee. Connect to the “movistar” network. Wi-Fi areas are clearly marked throughout the terminal – mainly in the departures and arrivals hall and the departures lounge.

Number of terminals at Almeria Airport : Almeria Airport has a single passenger terminal with three levels

Transport between Terminals at Almeria Airport : N/A

Transport from the city from Almeria Airport : There is a bus service that runs from Almeria Airport to Almeria city centre as well as taxi services that run to and from Almeria city centre

Departures and Arrivals Almeria Airport :

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Alicante Airport Information

Wednesday, October 17th, 2012

Name of Airport : Alicante Airport

Address of Airport : Alicante Airport, 03071 Alicante, Spain

Alicante Airport Code : ALC

Location of Alicante Airport : Alicante Airport is 9 kilometres southwest of Alicante on the east coast of Spain. The airport processes a majority of international flights. Approximately 9.5 million passengers travel through Alicante Airport each year

Driving Directions to Alicante Airport :

The A7 in a southerly direction should be taken when driving from the north, and the exit point from this highway is Exit 72. Exit 72 leads onto Carretera Al Aeropuerto, and then on to Alicante Airport. Watch for signs that indicate the airport.

From the south, motorists should travel on the A7 until reaching the Exit 72 (the A7 comes in from the south-west). From here you will continue to the airport. A second option when traveling from the south would be to take the N-332 in a northerly direction. From the N-332 turn onto the N-338 and head for the airport.

The coastal roads of the N-340/N-332 should be used to reach the airport from areas located to the east. Head south-west on the N-340, and then turn right onto the N-338, which will lead you to the airport. Keep a look-out for signage that will also help you to find your way.

Motorists will take the N-330 which heads for Alicante from the west. Join the A7 at Junction 71 and travel south until reaching Exit 72. From here you will head directly for Alicante Airport.

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Departure and Executive Lounges at Alicante Airport :

Alicante Airport has no conference facilities but there is an Ifach VIP Lounge on the first level of the Departures Hall. This offers telephone, fax and internet facilities (tel: +34(0)966 919 149). This lounge is only accessible for Business Class passengers.

Car Parking at Alicante Airport : Parking is possible opposite the terminal. Rates are charged per hour with discounts applied for full day parking. For long-term parking there are garages in the surrounding area of the airport, that are a cheaper option, most of these garages offer a free shuttle service to the airport.

Car Rental at Alicante Airport : There are many car rental companies operating at Alicante Airport: Avis, Atesa, Auriga, Centauro, Europcar, Europa Car, HertAlicante, Sol-Mar and Record Rent-a-Car. You can also reserve a rental car in advance using the service 1st Car Hire Spain provides, they compare the rates of several providers in a single quote.

Taxi Services at Alicante Airport : There will be many taxi services available when you arrive at Alicante airport although you can book in advance online. Taxis get to Alicante much faster than bus services (15-20 minutes).

Bus Services at Alicante Airport : You see many buses at Alicante Airport, but nearly all of them are rented buses. The only bus line (C-6) to Alicante has a stop in front of the Arrivals Hall and leaves every 40 minutes, at least according to the schedule. A bus ride to the center of Alicante takes 40 minutes and costs very little. There are also bus services to Benidorm and Murcia at the same bus stop, but these leave less frequently.

Public Transport at Alicante Airport : As mentioned above, the only bus line (C-6) to Alicante has a stop in front of the Arrivals Hall and leaves every 40 minutes, at least according to the schedule. There will be a number of taxi services to choose from also so the choice is vast.

Passenger Drop Off and Pick up at Alicante Airport : For passenger drop-off or pick up, there is an area at the front of the airport. This is strictly limited to 10 minutes and tow trucks are always out in force.

Meeting Point at Alicante Airport : Alicante airport has meeting points related with the support service for persons with reduced mobility.

Hotels near Alicante Airport : There are no hotels at the airport. The nearest options are:
Holiday Inn Alicante-Playa de San Juan (tel: +34(0)96 515 6185)
and the five star Sidi San Juan Hotel (tel: +34(0)96 516 1300).

Other possibilities are: Hotel Tryp Gran Sol, Hesperia Eurhotel and the Residencia Maya Hotel.

Restaurants at Alicante Airport : There is a great range of places to eat and drink. As well as restaurants, there is also the fast food option where there are well-known brands including Burger King and Subway.

Shopping at Alicante Airport : Costa Blanca Plaza is the shopping and hospitality area of the airport. You can find eight cafes and four restaurants. There are also three Duty Free shops and a few very nice gift shops.

Internet and Wifi at Alicante Airport : WiFi is available throughout Alicante airport terminal for a fee through the Telefónica de España network.

Number of terminals at Alicante Airport : There are 3 terminals at Alicante airport although 2 are out of use due to the completion of the new terminal which all flights arrive and depart from now.

Transport between Terminals at Alicante Airport : There is no transport between terminals at Alicante airport as only 1 terminal is now currently in use.

Transport to and from Alicante City Centre to Alicante Airport : There are many different means of transport to and from Alicante airport, including a bus every hour from the airport to Alicante city centre. Getting a taxi is also a popular way of transport from Alicante Airport to the city centre and this works out fairly cheap also. Car hire is another popular way of transport at Alicante Airport and all major rental car companies are located in the arrival area of the terminal building.

Departures and Arrivals at Alicante Airport :

Departures and Arrivals

Low Cost Car Hire Leonberg

Wednesday, May 23rd, 2012

Once you have decided on your holiday destination you may wish to consider car rental for the duration of your stay in Leonberg or you may be considering touring the whole country of Germany. Our comprehensive car hire website www.1st-car-hire-spain.com covers all of Europe and worldwide destinations up to 17.000 in all.

We offer all makes and models of vehicles suitable for driving around Leonberg and have a search engine looking at 550 companies on line to ensure you get the best deal in Germany. We can offer local companies and the instantly recognisable names such as Hertz and Avis.

One of our popular choices in Leonberg is based at Leonberg, Leonberger Str. 42, Leonberg, 71229, a company which has proven reliable and very competitively priced for our clients to date. Leonberg, Leonberger Str. 42, Leonberg, 71229 is easy to find within Leonberg. Once you have collected your vehicle you will be ready to explore Leonberg and all that Germany has to offer.

Optional extras should be booked beforehand and you may wish to consider booking a vehicle with satellite navigation if Leonberg is not familiar to you. You might also need air conditioning as Germany could be hot at your time of travel and if you have young children, infant seats may be needed.

If you are uncertain of your requirements at the time of booking via our site www.1st-car-hire-spain.com you will always be able to log back into the system after the booking is confirmed and make any amendments you need to make. It is very user friendly and easy to manage your account.

At the time of booking your car in Leonberg you may be asked to make full payment by credit card or simply a deposit by credit card. Whichever it is a credit card is needed to confirm the booking, when you arrive in Leonberg. Our site www.1st-car-hire-spain.com is a secure site so you need not fear any problems with relaying your personal details. If you only pay a deposit the remainder will be payable on arrival in Leonberg. Please remember that you must take your full driving licence with you as this will be required when picking up the car. When travelling in Germany you will be driving on the opposite side of the road and therefore please extra care when leaving Leonberg, Leonberger Str. 42, Leonberg, 71229.

Remember there is a huge array of vehicles available from small two door saloons to 8 seater people carriers so the choice is there and prices are keen. You will be impressed with the rates / prices you can find for car rental in Germany.

Insurance cover is included in your car rental in Leonberg but there may be some optional extra coverage that you would like to add on for example breakdown cover, or Nil excess cover. However its worth checking the breakdown cover you have on your vehicle in the U.K. doesn’t already cover you abroad. It may well be included alternatively you might be able to add it on but in any event check with your provider.

Driving in Germany or anywhere abroad will need a little extra care and attention until you have acclimatised to your new surroundings so it is not advisable to drive in Leonberg if you have flown into Leonberg on a late flight or its dark or there are poor weather conditions.

A route through the Costa del Sol by car

Tuesday, March 6th, 2012

This road route in Malaga generally covers from the capital city of Malaga, all the way through Marbella to Estepona. It’s a route of sun and beaches where you’ll find some of the most touristic spots, villages and natural sites of the whole Mediterranean.

Route from Malaga

The itinerary proposed by the Ministry of Development begins in Malaga city and passes through the towns of Torremolinos, Benalmadena, Fuengirola and Marbella, including Puerto Banus, until it reaches Estepona. To the north of marbella you’ll also find beautiful natural sites up towards the mountains, such as the Sierra de las Nieves (the Snowy Mountains) and Sierra Bermeja.

If you were to tour this route from Estepona, you could actually extend it passing Malaga city and reaching the town of Nerja, and, although this municipality belongs to the Axarquia route, it’s highly recommended to visit as it offers great beaches and hosts the famous Nerja caves.

The Costa del Sol’s tourist board describes and highlights the following characteristics of the area in a short, but very interesting, summary: “The coastal facade on the Costa del Sol, situated in the meridional fringe of southern Spain, has an extension of around 161 kilometres. Its beaches, benefitted by an exceptional Mediterranean climate with average temperatures in summer of around 25 degrees, provide a unique variety of settings, even small hidden bays in a purely natural environment. The hours of sun to enjoy on the beach in summer seem endless. With over three hundred days a year of clear blue skies, without a single cloud, a notable warm sea with an average temperature of eighteen degrees and, in August, can even surpass twenty-four degrees. The summer season can extend beyond the months of July, August and September. There are several and varied swimming areas, with a complete relation of services that have deserved the recognition of the European Union with the awarding of blue flags. The majority of the beaches have modern beach bars (or ‘chiringuitos’ as they are locally known) right on the sand to enjoy the autochthonous gastronomy, with a menu dominated by fresh fish at very reasonable prices”.

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Rollerblading courses for all ages from the official Barcelona School of Inline Skating

Tuesday, March 6th, 2012

Learn to rollerblade with the official School of Inline Skating in Barcelona.

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Begun in 1996 by two enthusiastic and professional in-line skaters, Toni Pla and Carles Bial, the school’s “classroom” programs have had such success that they are now the only skate school to be officially certified by the Catalan Federation of Skating.
Inline Skating/Rollerblading Courses

Regardless of your age, whether you are a beginner or of a more advanced level, the school has classes to suit all needs:

Adults: From basic skating and turns through to more advanced techniques.

Children: Beginners courses based on a series of exercises and games.

Dance and Choreography: Aimed at mid-level skaters; learn to impress with some fun dance moves.

Roller-Hockey: A great way to improve your technique and participate in game scenarios.

Freestyle: Tricks and games adaptable to suit all levels of ability.

Special Requests: Sessions can be arranged for individuals or groups for special occasions.

Course Prices

- Sample Class: 5 € – no advance booking needed for new students.

- Monthly Classes: 40€ – One class a week for four weeks

- Additional Classes: 5€ – for each extra class

- Intensive Monthly Course: 80€ entitles you to take all the classes you want during the month. The 75€ also includes the registration fee.

- Annual registration Fee:

This 25€ fee is mandatory for all those wishing to take a course (with the exception of the Sample Class) as it acts as your insurance during your time at the school.

NB. prices include material and protection

Course Schedules
Day  Time For… Where
Monday 19:00 – 20:00 Children and Adults Estació del Nord
Tuesday 19:00 – 20:00 Children and Adults Estació del Nord
Wednesday 20:00 – 21:00 Adults Estació del Nord
Thursday 19:00 – 20:00 Children and Adults Estació del Nord
Thursday 21:00 – 22:00 Adults Clot de la Mel**
Friday 18:00 – 19:00 Children and Adults Clot de la Mel**
Friday 19:00 – 20:00 Children and Adults La Sagrera
Saturday 10:00 – 11:30 Children and Adults Estació del Nord
Saturday 11:30 – 13:00 Children and Adults Estació del Nord
Saturday 18:00 – 19:00 Children and Adults Clot de la Mel**

* Hours available commencing January 7, 2012

** Clot de la mel: C/Andrade 40, 08018-Barcelona

Inline Hockey Lessons

 

Day Time For… Where
Monday 19:00 – 20:00 Children and Adults Estació del Nord

 

Roller dance & Choreography skating lessons

 

Day Time For… Where
Saturday 11:30 – 13:00 Adults Estació del Nord

 

Freestyle lessons

 

Day Time For… Where
Monday 19:00 – 20:00 Children and Adults La Sagrera

* Only avaliable on the last Saturday of the month.

Figure skating lessons

 

Day Time For… Where
Monday 10:00 – 20:00 Children and Adults Estació del Nord

 

 

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How to get there

Indoor Classes: C/ Nàpols, 42, Barcelona, España, 08018 in Poliesportiu de l’Estació del Nord. Metro: Arc of Triomf metro C/Hondures, 2, Barcelona, España, 08027 in Poliesportiu Municipal La Sagrera. Metro: Sagrera metroor metro Outdoor Classes: Friday and Saturday Evening Classes are held at the Forum Site located at the base of Rambla de Prim. Students must be there 15 minutes before the courses start, in front of the reception of the Forum (blue triangle-shaped building) at the end of Rambla Prim. Metro: Maresme – Forum metro Tram: take the tram from Glories to the Forum tram Bus: take buses T4 or 43, both go straight to the Forum

Notes

All prices include rental equipment (rollerblades) and protection (hand, elbow and knee pads). You can go directly to The Official School of Inline Skating and complete registration upon arrival; however it is important that you arrive 15 minutes before the class.

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Five days and nights of music – Primavera Sound 2012

Tuesday, March 6th, 2012

When: 30 May – 3 June 2012
Where: Parc del Fòrum, Diagonal Mar
Cost: 190€ for festival pass, or 70€ for day ticket









At the end of May Barcelona hosts one of the top festivals in Europe – Primavera Sound 2012. Back for its 11th year, the festival continues to focus on independent music and is already gearing up to put a spring in Barcelona’s step once again.

With a long line-up of indie heroes this open-air festival is a rare treat for those with an ear for alternative pop – Primavera Sound has been graced by more musical legends than you could start a record label with. In previous years it has attracted headliners such as Lou Reed, Neil Young, Pulp, the Pet Shop Boys and Arcade Fire to Barcelona’s stage.

Primavera Sound by Berto Gracia


The event’s main stage is situated in the vast Parc del Fòrum, with the Mediterranean sea for a backdrop. If you don’t feel like forking out 70€ for a day ticket, the festival will include two free concerts near the Arc de Triompf called ‘Primavera a la Ciutat’ on the opening and last days of the festival.

Like lots of other top festivals in Barcelona, unofficial events and a feel-good atmosphere are all part of the experience. It’s a great time to come to Barcelona, even if you aren’t a dedicated muso with some cash to spare.

Cut to the chase – who’s playing?


the cureThe Cure
Perhaps the first truly alternative band to enjoy widespread chart success, the legacy of the Cure, who formed in the 1970s, is hard to overestimate. With a hit-heavy show that’s largely retrospective, seeing The Cure live is a must for fans of post punk and new wave music.



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Iceland’s queen of alternative pop is one of those very rare acts who have multi-million album sales and critical acclaim in equal measure. Never afraid to push the boundaries, her latest album ’Biophilia’ was released as an iPhone app and she’s just as innovative as a live artist.

rufus wainwright (2)Rufus Wainwright
This singer-songwriter is yet another genre-defining act at this festival. His introverted and confessional work also has a decadent strain that makes him stand out from his traditional roots. Wainwright, influenced by both opera and the gutsy songs of his famous dad, puts on a solo show that promises to be a marked contrast to more raucous headliners.


franz ferdinand by starbright31Franz Ferdinand
Scottish hit-making machine Franz Ferdinand is one of the most successful bands of the past decade. Bristling with a quirky energy and an arsenal of catchy and unique material, they remain in high demand even if they’ve left their chart-topping heyday behind them. They also have a substantial Spanish following, with their last single reaching number two in the Spanish charts.


the cure by genericitisWilco
Over the past 20 years Wilco have become known as an indie band who draw on country music and the 60s and 70s for inspiration. It’s been a successful formula. They’ve been applauded by the music press for their rootsy sound and diverse array of influences and are one of the most acclaimed and influential indie bands of recent times.

Practicalities

The official festival website is a great source of info and has managed to cover virtually every question you could think of, from where to leave your jacket to where the toilets are. Although it’s open-air, Primavera Sound isn’t a camping festival. Due to the popularity of this event, which takes place at the outset of the main tourist season in Barcelona, it’s a good idea to start booking tickets and accommodation now. Hostels are likely to be packed out at this time, but booking yourself a holiday apartment could work out well, especially if you’re travelling as a group.


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Car Hire Kista

Tuesday, March 6th, 2012

International car rentals in Kista. When hiring a car in Sweden there are a number of important tips to remember. Firstly in Sweden driving is on the other side of the road to the UK. Basic mandatory insurance is included with all car hire quotes in Kista.

Top up insurance may be taken out for an additional premium and the price of this will be quoted to you go through the booking process. The first step of the car hire booking process in Kista is to select the location you want to pick up the car. Airport car hire is the most popular and you have an option to pick up your car rental from Kista, Svenska Bil Esbogatan 8, Kista, 16474.

Remember to take your driving licence with you along with your credit card. In fact all named drivers should take valid driving licences with them, as the local office will require to see licences for all named drivers.

As you work through the booking process to arrange your car in Kista in addition to additional insurance coverage, you will have the option to select extras e.g. roof racks, baby seats, booster seats. Some companies will also give you the option for winter tyres or chains which are certainly very important in some countries.

Your selection of the type of car to hire in Kista, Sweden is very important and the choice is vast. If you are planning on taking more than the average amount of luggage, then you may wish to consider an estate car hire, or if there are more than 4 people travelling you should consider a mini bus hire or even a small people carrier. Taxis in Kista will only take a maximum of 4 people and more often than not taxi ranks will only include regular saloon cars and not mini vans or buses.

If you need a mini bus for your visit to Kista whether it is a self-drive rental of with a driver then these vehicles must be pre-booked in advance, as in high season and school holiday periods these types of rentals are in high demand and are often fully booked, especially in the holiday resort areas of Sweden.

Your car rental in Kista may be picked up from the following location – Kista, Svenska Bil Esbogatan 8, Kista, 16474.

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