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Ryanair hand luggage anomaly

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My husband flew back home to Alicante from Manchester T2 yesterday with Ryanair and was rather suprised by the large vertical banner ad on display at the exit of the Biza Duty Free shop.Being a regular air passenger on Ryanair, normally traveling between London Gatwick and Alicante I am aware of the strict hand luggage policy that I always adhere to - that or face the extortionate £40 excess charge for being over the weight or size.

ITV's Steve Hargrave in Benidorm

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ITV's Daybreak Entertainment correspondent Steve Hargrave has been in Benidorm since last Wednesday pre-recording clips in preparation for Monday and Tuesday's live broadcast. I have been accompanying Steve and the crew around various locations over the last few days and on Saturday had the opportunity to personally interview Steve following a live broadcast on Hotmale Radio.

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ITV Daybreak goes to the Indoor Market in Benidorm.

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On Thursday afternoon the crew headed to the Benidorm Indoor market, located at the Rincon de Loix - already a favorite of  residents and holiday-makers when in Benidorm.The first stop was at Goldies Hair Salon ...... what can I say about Goldie - he's a legend here in Benidorm and everyone knows him! Goldie has been in Benidorm for 25 years cutting and colouring - and he's a real character.

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Benidorm shoot for ITV Daybreak

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Last night (Wednesday) I accompanied the crew around the heart of Benidorm's nightlife as they started some pre-recorded filming ready  for next weeks live broadcast. Our group of seven was quite easy to spot - Cameraman and Sound Technician; Chantal Robehmed - Producer for Daybreak; Sam Pickering - Make up artist and also DJ on Hotmale radio 99.5fm between 5 -7pm; Steve Hargrave - ITV Daybreak Entertainment Correspondent and Philip aka The Duchess.

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Sun advice when in Benidorm

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With the full force of the Spanish sun it is important to take some precautions in order to cope with the hot weather.Stay indoors or in the shade during the hottest part of the day ... as the song goes "Only mad-dogs and English men go out in the midday sun" ... which is apparent if you pass by Levante Beach at 1pm. All the locals and Spanish go in for a prolonged lunch and siesta and not resurface until after 4pm.

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ITV Daybreak comes to Benidorm!

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The ITV Daybreak production team are arriving in Benidorm on Wednesday to do some live shooting in and around "The Square" during the early hours... so if you see a cameraman you'll know where he's from! They hope to get a feel of the nightlife and what attracts millions of Brits to Benidorm every year which will be transmitted via a live link next Monday and Tuesday.

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Benidorm opens "adult only" 4 star hotel - the Riviera

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After a complete renovation, the "Riviera Beach Hotel" has just re-opened its door to customers as an adult only hotel - no under 16's. What a brilliant idea ...It is located in the heart of the Benidorm entertainment district on the Avd. Derramador ( the road leading from the Sunday market to the Indoor market). The Sol Pelicanos and Morgan's Tavern, aka Neptunes Bar, both featured in the ITV hit series "Benidorm" are both within 100 metres.

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Benidorm Theme Parks the cheaper way!

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One of the great things about Benidorm is that there is so much to do once here. The beautiful sandy beaches are the first stop and probably the reason why most visitors come here - but Benidorm is also home to 3 theme parks: Terra Mitica, Aqualandia and Terra Natura/Aqua Natura. All are easily accessed whether you have a car or not and serviced by a regular bus service from the centre of town.

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Sunday openings in Benidorm

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Spain, unlike the UK is somewhat in the dark ages when it comes to round the clock shopping - 24hr supermarket opening has not hit this country yet. Infact it has only been since the beginning of the month that Sunday openings have started due to the influx of holiday visitors to our shores. Carrefour is now open until midnight 7 days a week and the shopping complex opposite "Marina Centre" has also opened its doors to Sunday trading.

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The Rich Bitch Showbar in Benidorm

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"Jordan Rivers" aka Gary Brown is now most famously recognised as the vicar that married Madge and Mel on Levante beach in ITV's award winning comedy series "Benidorm" - now about to embark on a  record 5th series with filming due to commence later this year !But this was not Gary's only "brush" with television stardom ...... the BBC followed him and partner Michael Beddow for over a year filming an 8 part documentary "Escape to the Sun"

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Quieter Benidorm beaches

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Benidorm is renowned for its beautiful sandy beaches and the reason most visitors come to holiday here . Levante, probably the most popular and well known is busy and  full of life with bars and restaurants lining the promenade thumping out music,but if you want a more sedate one then take a trip to either Poniente or La Cala. These are the ones favoured by both the locals and Spanish as they are quieter and more family orientated.

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European Health Insurance Cards

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.... otherwise know as EHIC or the blue card! These are issued FREE and entitles you to reciprocal emergency health treatment whilst you are away from your home country. There are many websites that have sprung up, claiming to process your application quickly at a charge of only £10-£20 ..... all they do is then enter the information you have supplied them. If you are are UK resident go to www.ehic.ie and apply online

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Driving between Spain and UK.....

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Are you planning on driving to/from Spain via France ? Then be aware that British motorists in particular will be targeted by police as they try and crack down on speeding and thus en devour to curb the high accident rates over this busy period.France in particular is planning to get tough and a report from the Post Office warned that thousands of British motorists will be caught in the crackdown.

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Eyesore removed in Benidorm.

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The eyesore that stood for many years on the crossroads of Avd. Mediteraneo and Avd. Europa is at long last being demolished. The derelict buildings had been boarded up for at least the last10 years and the Town Hall has been insistent that they are demolished as they were both a danger and unsightly. At one point they said if the landlord did not start then the authorities would take over and bill him for the costs.

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