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Local Information, Websites & Forums

After living in Spain for 14 years Sonrisa Properties have built up a wealth of local knowledge which we are happy to share with buyers, as there are so many online resources that can help, including website, reliable local tradesman, forums and on this page, we aim to provide details on some of the best sites, from booking the flight, car hire, local events to furnishing your dream home

www.skyscanner.net  SKYSCANNER

Good site for booking flights, shows calendar view with best prices options

Top tip, check one way flights as option, sometimes can be cheaper that return

 

www.travelsupermarket.com TRAVEL SUPERMARKET

Comparison website for flights, hotels and specifically car hire. Car hire specifically links to a variety of providers showing lowest prices

Top tip, check hire terms for insurance and full to full options, can save you money

 

www.eyeonspain.com, EYEONSPAIN

Well established forum where you can get information on areas, legal queries and lots more

Top tip, ignore the trolls, people that don’t want to help

 

www.torrevieja.co.uk

Well established online forum and information source for The Costa Blanca and Costa Calida with forum and information sections

Top tip, ignore the trolls, people that don’t want to help

 

www.roundtownnews.com Round Town Newspaper

Covering the Costa Blanca and Costa Calida this free newspaper is distributed weekly but is also available online and is full of local information and idea on where to go

Top tip, bad news sells newspapers

 

www.murciatoday.com Murcia Today

News information and services and guide covering Murcia area

Top tip, one of the best sections the what’s on, subscribe to the weekly newsletter

www.eurotourguide.com Euro Tour Guide

EuroTourGuide's mission is to create a informative Lifestyle website to help you get the most out of your time in the Costa Blanca South area of Spain with an events diary and area guides

Top Tip, great source of local events, fiestas, markets and public transport

 

 www.conforama.es Conforama Furniture Store, Online and at La Zenia

Best described as IKEA with extras selling everything you could need to furnish your property, with a large store in La Zenia Boulevard and online catalogue. They will install and deliver if required

Top tips, check availability before ordering, allow plenty of time and watch out for the special offers by subscribing to the newsletter, especially the no IVA days, save 21%

 

www.mediamarkt.es Mediamarkt Electrical Store

Best described as a Curry’s type store, locations throughout Spain and online ordering, they deliver and install

Top Tip, great place to start price comparisons, remember to ask for extra discount if buying lots

 

www.leroymerlin.es DIY Store Group

Good national DIY store, locations throughout Spain and online ordering, collections, delivery and installations available

Top Tip, place to buy installed shower cubicles and they speak English

 

BUYING A SPANISH PROPERTY,  INSPECTION TRIPS FROM £99 INC HOTEL AND FLIGHTS