Currency: Euro (€)
Key phrase to learn: Dònde está la estacion del bus/estacion de trenes/la playa? (Where is the bus station/train station/the beach?)
Time difference: Benidorm is one hour ahead of London
Average flight time: Two hours and 40 minutes
International phone code: +34
Emergency services number: 112
Public holidays: New Year’s Day (January 1), Epiphany (January 6), St Joseph’s Day (March 19), Friday (Friday before Easter Sunday), Easter Monday (Monday after Easter Sunday), Labour Day (May 1), Assumption Day (August 15), Valencian Community Day (October 9), National Day (October 12), All Saints’ Day (November 1), Constitution Day (December 6), Immaculate Conception Day (December 8), Christmas Day (December 25).
Link to FCO travel advice: https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/spain