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Key Information

Important next last step to a great holiday!

When you have read the information below, booked flights and organised your Travel Insurance please complete our Holiday Arrival Form

Airport Transfer pick up 

At 13:00 please be ready for collection at the bench closest to the entrance of the "Santamaria" cafe/bar which is just outside of the arrivals building. Your driver will have a FlySpain sign and wear a FlySpain t-shirt.


Airport taxis to us will set you back 160 plus Euros. If you would like us to arrange a taxi for outside of those times, expect to pay around 100 euros for a driver from our village, car hire from the airport can be less, just depending on the season.


If you're arriving by local Bus...You´ll need to find your own way to the townhouse as our van driver will be at the airport. Instructions and a map for the house are found here or you'll see us on Google maps at the top of town.

Car Hire

If you would like to visit any of the towns we fly over in the evening after flying then hire cars are the way forward. We can now recommend a reliable car firm that offers cars from any of the local airports.


Our house is lovely but it´s not a hotel there are no ensuites and prices are based on two sharing, if you're a woman then you'll more than likely get a room to yourself but if you want to guarantee a room to your self, tick the single room supplement on the form. You will be staying in our house in the village with full kitchen facilities, washing machine, etc. The house is non-smoking but there is the freedom of the terrace to practice!

Towels and linen are provided, so is electricity(!) hairdryers, safety deposit boxes...just bring your toothbrush & glider

Single person supplements are available for £150

Non-flying partners

- are very welcome and they will be charged £300 which includes accommodation and airport collection, this does not guarantee a place in the transportation around the flying sites which depends on availability on the day.

On arrival

The driver will give you the door code and you will find your name on the door of your room. If you arrive outside of our airport pick up times we will send you the door code details in a separate email.

Essentials list

  • signifies mandatory requirement 

  • Medical Insurance including emergency repatriation. We offer travel insurance via JS Insurance who offer a very competitive rate click here for a quote

  • Reserve parachute, please contact us prior to the week if you don’t have one * Only applies to guided holiday or Cp plus pilots

  • European Health Insurance Card or current equivalent - do check to see if it has run out

  • 2 meter radio (Only required on Guided courses, Not tuition)N.B Limited radio hire is available at 20 euros per week

  • Paper Driver's license if you wish to a hire car.

  • Boots with ankle support (i.e. walking boots)

  • Sunblock...although you can buy that in the village!

  • Clothes- the usual plus a fleece, gloves and something windproof...unless it's summer of course

The village and eating out

The area you will be visiting is, in our opinion, one of the finest and most beautiful regions in all of Southern Spain. The area is steeped in history as well as the stunning countryside. The village of Algodonales boasts plenty of tapas bars and food and drink is incredibly cheap by comparison to the UK. Breakfast is available in the square if you wish, or feel free to shop and eat in the house.

During the day we can, if requested, provide a packed lunch at an additional cost of 50 euros per week. Evenings you will get a chance to peruse the choice in the village. As for cash you can use all debit cards in the village cash machines but quite often there is a limit to how much one can draw in a day unless you have a prior arrangement with your bank.

Outstanding balance

We require your balance to be paid in full on your arrival, Cash is king in these parts so if you can bring cash then that's even better, There are numerous Atm machines in the Square. You can also pay online by going to 'Manage Bookings' on our website homepage.

Credit card payments over 1500 euros are subject to a 2% bank charge.


Deposits are non-refundable(as places are limited) and last-minute cancellations of three weeks or less will mean that you will be liable to the full week's fee.

British Hang Gliding & Paragliding Association

As a BHPA registered School all our students (non-qualified pilots)  on tuition weeks are required to be members of the BHPA.

Please complete this application form and post it directly to the BHPA head office along with your payment prior to arriving for your course with FlySpain.

You will be given a membership number which you will need to bring with you. For more information visit our FAQ page

Pre-course reading

There are numerous books to read but there is also a new wonderful E-Learning platform with over 60 videos, flight theory and Mock exams - try Touching Cludbase

If you have any other questions about your stay don’t hesitate to either ring or email.

We look forward to meeting you.


Nicola & Rob Mansley
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