How to get to Competa from the UK.
The easiest way is by aeroplane!
Today there are lots of flights from all over the British Isles and Northern Europe going to Malaga AGP, which is your
closest major airport to Competa.
Once you arrive it's a 70 minute drive by hire car or taxi to your final destination.
As we all know by now, getting the most competitive flight to Malaga is not as easy as it sounds. So use this link to
start your search.
Flight savings website Remember by increasing your spend
+ taxes (these are an extra on this site) you will increase the number of available flights.
Here is a list of companies which fly to Malaga AGP, just click on their name to access their websites.
Monarch ..... Flying from: Gatwick, Luton, Manchester,
Birmingham Int'l, Aberdeen.
BMI baby .... Flying from: Birmingham, Cardiff, Manchester, East Midlands.
Flybe .... Flying from: Exeter, Norwich, Southampton.
Ryan Air .... Flying from Dublin.
Jet2 .... Flying from Leeds Bradford, Manchester, Belfast Aldergrove, Newcastle,
Easy Jet .... Flying from Stanstead, Gatwick, Luton, Liverpool,
Belfast Aldergrove, Bristol, East Midlands, Glasgow, Newcastle.
Globespan .... Flying from: Aberdeen, Tees Valley, Glasgow, Newcastle.
Thompsonfly .... Flying from: Belfast City, Birmingham, Bournemouth, Bristol, Cardiff,
Coventry, Doncaster-Sheffield, Durham Tees Valley, East Midlands, Glasgow, Gatwick, Luton, Manchester, Newcastle.
Remember if you can't get the flight you want to Malaga, try Granada, it's about a two hours drive away.
This is better than it sounds as it is a small airport and you will easily save 45 minutes in collecting baggage and your hire car!
Taxi or Hire Car
This is a personal choice, but we have found the cost of a return taxi fare will go 50% towards your weekly hire car bill,
as there is lots of competition in the hire car market.
There are many local supermarkets close to the house... 5 mins walk so you can easily do without your own transport.
Try the following for quotes:
Reciprocal Health Care
IMPORTANT. Whilst you're organising your travel arrangements, ensure you have an EHIC! The free government European Health Insurance
entitles you to free or reduced price medical treatment in any EU country (or Swiss) public hospital due to reciprocal
arrangements between nations. You can and should order one free on the web. It can often get you quicker treatment and
stop you needing to pay an excess on your travel insurance. Click here
Maximise your foreign travel money and get the best exchange rates by clicking here
Thanks to Martin Lewis at www.moneysavingexpert.com for the flight checker and last two website links.
Click on the water to return to Competa.