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Helping Holidaymakers and travellers stay up to date with all the latest travel information, tips and advice

A world in miniature at the Carromato de Max in Mijas Pueblo

The Outside of the Carromato de Max Museum

Despite living on the Costa del Sol for many years, the writer had never visited the Carromato de Max, or miniatures museum, up in Mijas Pueblo. Things changed recently when totally by accident, she happened upon the colorful old wooden wagon, tucked away in the streets of this lovely, traditional white Andalusian town. Let’s just…

7 Wonderful Ways to Spend a Honeymoon in Santorini

Oia sunset

When tying the knot for your future together, there are many wonderful places in the world to spend a honeymoon. However, Santorini is something really special. With those beautiful white-washed towns, interspersed with blue dome roofs and the turquoise Aegean Sea, what could be more beautiful to celebrate the beginning of your married life together?

Top Five Holiday Money Saving Tips

Save on airport parking

Going on holiday is likely to be one of the most expensive times of the year for most people. Here are a few ways to keep the costs down and make sure you enjoy your hard earned vacation.

Don’t be a Victim of Theft on Your Holiday

A selection of holiday valuables on display

This is not a subject anyone wants to think about or envisage, however, in short, it can go a very long way to spoiling your holiday. Unfortunately theft on holiday does happen, we witness it all too often, especially as the summer winds up the heat rises, the vino flows and the guard drops. 

Changes to Driving Laws Abroad

DVLA driving licence paper counterparts are no longer valid, find out what you need to do

From today (8 June 2015) the DVLA are getting rid of the counterpart paper part of your driving licence, meaning that paper counterparts will no longer be valid. This is particularly important if you are travelling abroad and planning on hiring a car while you are on holiday.

Panoramic Villas: Always Quality First

Visited and Verified by Panoramic Villas

It’s no secret that there are much larger, direct from the owner, villa websites out there. However, the simple fact is that these websites are purely volume driven; the more holiday homes they list, the more money they will make; regardless on the quality of that holiday home. Quite naturally they will list as many…

There’s nothing like making a saving on a great holiday

Make a Saving with Panoramic Villas

As the weather warms up and we head through spring and towards summer, plans are being made for a great family trip. While for some, things can be a little tight financially, there is no reason not to have the best holiday this year.

Ensure Your Holiday is Safe

British Holidaymakers Scammed

It seems with every year more and more cases of online holiday scams rear their ugly head. As the BBC reported last week, British holidaymakers were conned out of £2.2m in 2014. The good news is that none of these were Panoramic Villas’ holidaymakers.

Our Guide to Mijas Costa

Our Guide to Mijas Costa

If you are travelling to the Costa del Sol you have no doubt heard of the pretty whitewashed village of Mijas. You have also probably heard of its neighbouring coastline known as ‘Mijas Costa.’ But where exactly does Mijas Costa start and end and what can you expect to find there? Read on to find…

Drink Driving Laws on Holiday

Drink Driving Laws on Holiday

Most people like to relax and enjoy a few drinks while they are on holiday. A few beers on the beach, or a gin and tonic by the pool is all part of unwinding when you are away from home and the humdrum of daily routine. However, just because you are on holiday it does…