Spain in January 2006
About the Trip. James and Anne Roarty Biggins and Peter and Marilyn Carroll Biggins are considering a trip to Spain in January 2006. For planning purposes, they are assuming January 12 to January 19. (We could add on a couple more days.) This Web page summarizes research done by Peter Biggins on December 12, 2005. Southern Spain is suggested for several reasons:
Temperatures. Yahoo is a good source for information on weather in Spain. Theu use fahrenheit instead of celcius. The average high temperature for Madrid is 51 degrees fahrenheit. The low is 32. The average high temperature for Malaga on the Costa del Sol is 61 degrees fahrenheit. The low is 45. The average high temperature for Cadiz on the Costa del Sol is 61 degrees fahrenheit. The low is 52.
Air Fare. The air fare to Spain is fairly low.
Car Rental. The car rental to Spain is fairly expensive. Europcar wants $488 US through Expedia.com for a standard 4-door car (VW Passat), which we would split. Gas is extra.
Hotel. There are many hotels that could be considered. For example, the Cervantes Hotel in Torremolinos costs $80 US a night on Expedia.com.
Tourism. Map24 is a good source of maps for Spain. Potential destinations in southern Spain include: