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Archive for 'Lanzarote News'

Owners Direct in the Mail

A very interesting headline in the Mail today concerning people who have booked holidays through the site and then finding they have no accommodation on arrival as the website has been hacked. I just cannot imagine how the said families managed and also the concern of the villa owner who through no fault of his [...]

Hiring a car in Lanzarote

I have today had yet another client who was persuaded by Monarch when booking a flight to go to GOLD CAR hire PLEASE be warned. They had to wait absolutely ages to collect the car and were charged well over the acceptable price for a weeks stay. Please ask me before booking. I hate to [...]

Returned from Edinburgh Fringe Festival and it was brilliant

I highly recommend everyone to put it on their bucket list. The people there were friendly, helpful and so kind. PLEASE don’t leave us Scotland! Kate managed brilliantly while we were away and she got extra brownie points as she tidied the house ( probably a necessity to get in!) What news? The roads are [...]

One of the islands best kept secrets

    Is the beautiful beach Playa del Caleto Blanca. At any tide its warm and safe for swimming. Absolutely perfect for teaching youngsters to swim or assisting adults who are not confident. You can walk out  and never go out of your depth as the water is so shallow, it quickly heats on the [...]

Flights and how to get cheaper ones

There have been a number of useful tips in various newspapers about getting better flights. As you know I like to pass these on to you. One pointer is not to keep checking a flight price on your computer this is retained and the flight goes up! One and two week flights returning on the [...]

A crazy day out?

  You have to have a sense of humour, a good skeleton and lots of nerve. You do? Well try David’s Day trips. Individually tailored to suit your parties needs; ideal number eight to nine ( max) You are taken in a heavy duty 4×4 which will climb anything! We opted for volcanoes and desert. [...]

Fancy a break in real luxury at a really daft price?

My friend Aly has just phoned to say that she has has an unfortunate cancellation in Puesta Del Sol. I can vouch for it its FAB!! She has already taken a deposit which will be passed on to you. Any time  between August 3rd- 23rd  £295 for a week. Truly this is crazy!!! I wish [...]

Whats going on in Lanzarote day by day.

This Live Calendar is Updated in Real Time One weakness of Lanzarote is that it’s really hard to get information about events, concerts and other happenings very far ahead of them happening. In fact, sometimes we get notified after the event! Having said that, Lanzarote Information has built an amazing contact network on the island [...]

IKARUS in Teguise

Many of you will know of Ikarus in Teguise or perhaps have eaten there in the past? It has recently been taken over by new owners and I only needed a tiny excuse to go and try it out. It was excellent, good menu choice; friendly welcome  and the good news is that it is [...]

New cars at Autos Martina

Martina has added 3 new cars to her fleet. The smaller run around is easy to drive and park. The five seater is great for a family with luggage and the new automatic is a comfortable ride. As you know I have always used Martinas Autos a small reliable family business who I trust.