Category: Gran Canaria News

Gran Canaria Latest Covid Requirements

What are the latest Covid-19 restrictions for Gran Canaria? AS from 14 February 2022, Spain has introduced new covid restrictions for travellers to the island of Gran Canaria and the rest of Spain. Here are the latest covid restrictions for Gran Canaria: Unvaccinated youngsters 12-17 years of age, with a negative PCR test will be […]

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Amber List Scrapped!

Yesterday (Oct 4th) the UK government updated their traffic light system for people entering and returning to the UK. This now has been replaced with a much simpler system comprising of a Red list and ROW (rest of world). Those countries not on the Red List are considered Green as there is no more an […]

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Strike by Groundforce at Gran Canaria Airport

The first day of strike action by Groundforce personnel caused delays at LPA Gran Canaria airport. Unbelievably, more than 18 flights were disrupted and were forced to fly without taking their passenger’s bags and luggage with them. Groundforce is responsible for baggage handling at LPA. The intermittent strike was called by the unions to demand […]

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Car Hire Prices at LPA Gran Canaria Airport

It’s now August 2021 and we usually see an influx of visitors to Gran Canaria and most people visiting the resorts to the South, like Maspalomas, Peurto Rico, and Playa del Ingles usually need to hire a car or book an airport transfer to get them to their holiday destination. So today we want to […]

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Best Taxi Prices at Gran Canaria Airport.

Compare Taxi Companies at LPA Airport With more flights resuming during 2022 most people arriving at Gran Canaria airport rely on a taxi or airport transfer to get them to their destination. So today we are going to discuss the price and overall advantages that we feel one company has over the other taxi operators […]

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Gran Canaria Covid Update

Covid-19 update. The Superior Court of Justice of the Canary Islands (TSJC) has denied the request of the regional government to limit mobility between 00:30 and 06:00 in the islands at level 3 or 4, according to judicial sources. In this way, Tenerife remains at alert level 3, Gran Canaria at level 2, and La […]

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Las Palmas Gran Canaria Airport – What Covid-19 compulsory documentation is required?

On arrival at Las Palmas Gran Canaria Airport, what Covid-19 compulsory documentation is required? When flying to Gran Canaria, you may be required to bring a variety of documentation, which will vary based on your situation. It is critical to be able to offer the proper documentation in order to board your aircraft and prevent […]

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Spain is Open to UK

Update: Since writing this article the situation has changed again. Both UK and Spain have updated covid entry requirements for international travel due to the covid pandemic. Good News for British travellers to Spain! Tourists from the United Kingdom will be able to fly into Spain without having to reveal a negative COVID-19 test. As of mid-May 2021, […]

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Spain is considering carefully to allow UK tourists to enter without PCR test.

Currently, Spain, including the Balearic and Canary Islands is not on the UK green travel list. However, Spain is considering carefully, allowing UK tourists to enter without a negative PCR test from May 20 2021. Spain’s tourism minister Maria Reyes Maroto said the lifting of entry requirements “will allow the opening of the British market […]

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How Safe is Air Travel During the COVID-19?

With more and more people wanting to travel abroad this Summer, we ask How safe is air travel during the COVID-19 pandemic? The risk of contracting Covid-19 during a flight is considerably low. In fact the risk of contracting Covid-19 during air travel is actually lower than being in any office building, supermarket, or commuter […]

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