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Holiday Checklist

Holiday Checklist

Holiday checklist, hints and tips, here are some suggestions to start you off..

  Holiday Spending Money, order your currency ready
  Passport / Check expiry date / Visa Requirements
  Medication  – (better if kept in hand luggage).  Make sure you take enough for your trip, and a few days extra just in case.

TIP :- If you take medication for a medical condition, make sure if you have travel insurance that the medical condition has been declared and accepted –  You may need to call the insurance to check this, better off doing this before travelling to be sure…  ! 

  Sun Care Products
  Vaccinations – depending on where you are traveling.
  Book Car Hire / Transfers
  If hotel does not have 24/7 reception, make sure you will be able to check in when you arrive. Contact hotel in advance to save problems upon arrival
  EHIC Card / Please remember to take this if visiting European Country where reciprocal agreement applies, just in case you require healthcare abroad.
  Print off Boarding cards  / Accom & Transfer Vouchers / Save to Airline app if applicable – (this could save you a lot of money)
  Book Assistance with Airline if required
  Cancel Milk / Newspapers whilst you are away, etc
  Pets / Arrange dog sitter  / Kennels  / Cattery etc

FCDO travel advice –  Click here

Winter in Mallorca – Activities – Places to visit

Winter in Mallorca – Activities –  Places to visit

It DOES get cold here in the winter time , normally from end of December to end of March , and then it begins to warm up again…..thank goodness,  ready for the summer sun !

We sometimes get a bit of snow on the mountains, and when this happens, many people go to the mountains, especially at Lluc to see the cold stuff so they can touch it.

What is there to do in Mallorca during the winter months? –  Have a look at the following . ( links to most of the below on our Places of Interest page…  )

  • Palma Aquarium ( discounts for residents )
  • Cinema  ( Ocimax,  Festival Park, Fan Mallorca )
  • Ice skating ( Plaza Espana  –  near Christmas time ), and at Port Adriano
  • Sailing
  • Hiking / Walking
  • Golf
  • Palma Cathedral
  • Forestal Park ( closes end of October ) –  website
  • Markets  –  Daily / Weekly throughout the towns of Mallorca



Postal Services – Delivery

Postal Services /  Delivery Companies / Removals

Correos Spanish Mail Service  –
Easy Mail Mallorca   –  website
DHL Express
  • Phone: 902 122 424
Parcel Hero
Pharos Parcel


Webbs Removals =  website


Golf Courses in Mallorca

Mallorca Info Centre. Providing information to tourists and residents of Mallorca regarding golf courses on the island. The golf courses in Mallorca are set in beautiful locations across this island with spectacular views. Whether you are a beginner or are experienced golfer there are courses to suit everyone.  

You can use our app to see where they are on the island, along with links to each one in our directory. 

Golf Tournaments






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Arabella Golf

Location /  Son Vida

Arabella Golf


Location / Alcudia – Open since 2003.  18 holes 

Alcanada Golf

Carretera del Faro s/n, 07400 Port d’Alcúdia. Mallorca, Balearic Islands, Spain

T-Golf Club

Location / Calvia 

T-Golf Club

Son Gual

Location / Son Gual

Son Gual

Pets – Animals

Pet Care and Animals in Mallorca

24 Hour Vets

Processionary caterpillars

These are dangerous to pets, and must be treated with absolute caution. Please see our post on this link on this very subject.

Animal Rescue Centres


Son Reus

  • Tel: 971 43 86 95
  • Fax: 971 43 88 64
  • Website   –    Email:
  • Opening times: Monday to Friday from 09:00 to 13:30. Saturday from 10:00 to 12:00
  • Adoptants must be over 18.

Llucmajor Dog Pound

  • Camí Son Gual
  • Website
  • Adoptants must be over 18, provide proof of identity and need to  pay the cost of the microchip.

Feliz Animal Andratx

  • Mobile: 676366814
  • Email   –    Website:
  • Opening hours: Monday to Saturday from 9:30 to 13:00 (by appointment only)

Inca Dog Pound

  • Tel : 971 14 45 32
  • Website
  • Opening hours: Monday to Saturday from 10:30 to 13:00

Asociación Animalista Llucmajor

Centro Canino Internacional

Dogs for U

SOS Animal Calvia

Pro Animales Mallorca


Beach in Can Pastilla –

Cycling – Bicycle Hire

Bicycle Hire and Cycling in Mallorca

Bicycletas / Bicycles / Cyclista

Whether you are in need of a bike to hire, or you need some spares, please see some of the links below, that may be of use to you.

Cycle Routes

News about proposed cycle routes from the government –

Bicycle repairs

  • Punt Bike –   Bicycle repair.  C/ de Retorn 22, 07620, Llucmajor, Mallorca –   Tel : 871233168 / 646011626

Bike Rentals / Bicycle Hire

Palma Bike and Go

  • Estación Intermodal, Plaza de España, 07002 Palma
  • – Tel :  971 716 417
  • Open every day  April – Oct: 9:00 – 20:00 / Nov – March: 9:30 – 19:00
  • Also, left luggage, and storage available.
  • Rent March  –Cycle hire in Pollensa – Carrer de Joan XXIII, 89, 07470 Pollença, Illes Balears  – Tel:  +34 971 864784 – Email

Please see some our other pages and posts for further information.

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Schools / Education In Mallorca

Popular learning website used by the schools here in Mallorca  –







Arenal La Porciuncula C/ Avinguda Fra Joan Llabrés 1 , S’Arenal WEB 971 26 99 12
Genova Queens College    WEB  
Llucmajor CEIP REI Jaume III  Pça De Rufino Carpena, 07620    971 660 555
Llucmajor IES Llucmajor Cami de Gracia s/n, 07620 Email 971 660 052
Llucmajor Sant Bonaventura  Calle Convent, 25, 07620    971 660 453
Llucmajor Nostra Senyora De Gràcia Paraires, 3 07620  Email 971 662 843
Marratxi The Academy Cami de Son Ametler Vell, 250, 07141 Marratxi WEB  971 605 008
Palma Balearic International School Calle de Marià Villangómez, 17, 07015 Palma   971 403 161
Palma Bellver International College Calle Jose Costa Ferrer Nº5, Marivent, 07015, Palma WEB 971 401 679
Palma Colegio Frances C/ Salud, 4 Palma de Mallorca   971 737 920
Portals Nous King Richard III Calle Oratorio No. 4, Portals Nous, 07171, Calvia WEB 971 675 850




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Getting Married in Mallorca

Getting Married in Mallorca

Whether you have already had your ceremony and having a blessing here, or getting married here, there are  lots of opportunities for making your special day everything you want it to be.

Wedding Venues /  Flowers /  Catering / Entertainment / Photographer / Wedding Cake /  Jewellery /  Childcare Services / Wedding Fair /  Wedding Celebrants


English and Spanish Speaking / Wedding and Lifestyle photographer based in Palma De Mallorca.  If you are looking for professional photographer for your special day, please feel free to contact.  Natural, elegant, romantic and timeless photography.  Email

Wedding Cars

Rent a Classic Car in Mallorca for that very special day, or just for the fun of it.

Limo Hire  –  Rent a Limousine

Wedding Planners

There are wedding planners on the island. Here are a couple

  • Lane Productions
  • Deliciously Sorted


Let a professional nanny service help to take care of the children on your special day.



Wedding Flowers

        –  Joanna Walton Flowers


Wedding and Event Caterers

 –  DeliciosoWedding Catering–  Tel: +34 971 699 221

Wedding Venues

To view all the venues and to view further information such as location and contact details , please download our APP..

Son Marroig

Son Marroig has become one of the most popular and iconic wedding venues in Mallorca.   It is located on a cliff top between the villages of Valldemossa and Deià, the venue is used for small, intimate ceremonies as well as larger events for up to 150 people. It was formerly a mansion of the Archduke of Austria and has the most breathtaking ocean views.


Please see some our other pages and posts for further information.

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Lost Luggage

Lost Luggage

What should I do if I my luggage is lost…?

Losing your luggage can be quite an ordeal if you find yourself arriving on holiday, but your luggage does not  !!  There are a few words below that may assist you, should it happen to you.

suitcase / maleta
sportsbag / bolsa deportiva
lost luggage / equipaje perdido

Property Irregularity Report /  PIR  –  This is what you will need to complete with the luggage handler if your luggage does not arrive, or is missing when you go to retrieve it from the luggage belt.

Some links below for tracking your luggage if lost…

Also, find the rep for the company you are traveling with, and they may be able to assist you.

Iberia / Luggage Tracer Link

Contact your travel insurance to make a claim if it is irretrievably lost.

If you have questions about travel insurance and how it works, visit

Thomson / TUI

What do I do if my luggage is lost or delayed?

You’ll need to report lost or delayed baggage at the airport by filling out a Property Irregularity Report and then calling the number on the form. For the first 5 days of baggage tracing, please contact the airport where you reported your baggage as missing.

If your bag has been missing for 6 or more days, call the Thomson Airways Baggage Services Department on 0333 577 0300. Calls are charged as local rate per minute plus network extras.

Making a claim
Just so you know, Thomson have limited liability in cases of delayed delivery and lost or damaged baggage under the Montreal Convention, so you may wish to make a claim through your travel insurance provider. However, we’ll be pleased to help if you decide to send your claim to Thomson Airways. You can’t claim from both your travel insurance provider and the airline.

If you want to make a claim through Thomson Airways, you’ll need to write to Thomson within 21 days at the following address:

Thomson Baggage Claims
PO Box 1215
West Sussex
RH10 0HA

Alternatively, you can make your claim online at this website

If you’re claiming for delayed baggage, you’ll need to make your claim in writing within 21 days of the date your baggage was delivered.

Easyjet Lost Damaged or Delayed Luggage

Delayed luggage

If your bag is missing Easyjet will ask you to complete a Delayed Baggage Report at our Baggage Services desk in the Arrivals hall. They will search for your bag using the WorldTracer system, and keep you updated via email and sms on its progress. You can also track your bag online using WorldTracer or you can contact the Baggage Services team directly at the airport.

If they have not found your bag within five days you can contact the Baggage Tracing team via email: or call on +44 (0)333 577 7070.

If you experience any loss, damage or delay to your baggage you must in the first instance advise the ground handling staff at your arrival airport and complete a Property Irregularity Report (PIR). If your baggage is delayed, they will endeavour to find your baggage for 5 days and will provide you with their local telephone contact number.

Once you have received your PIR – then please click here and enter your details to see the latest status regarding your baggage.

If your baggage has still not been found after 5 days, Central Baggage Services will take over the responsibility of looking for your baggage. They can be contacted on the following numbers:

From within the UK: 0330 660 0815 (call charged at local rate)

From outside the UK: +370 523 63402 (local international rate)

This Call Centre is open 08:00 to 20:00hrs local UK time.

In addition, you will need to write to us at the address below enclosing a copy of the completed PIR, baggage tag receipt and original purchase receipts (to evidence the age and value of the item), within 7 days for damaged baggage and within 21 days for delayed or lost baggage.

Customer Care Team
PO Box 284
LS11 1GE