The article below lists the dates. The article is in Spanish but I think the dates are understandable. If anybody needs translation , let me know.
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How can I find out about November? I haven't bought tickets yet but need to do it soon. I'll be flying into Madrid and then on to Barcelona. If I knew proposed dates, I could avoid them. Help!They didn't announce any dates past August.
Keltic,It isn't that El Pais is 'suspect' because they announced the strike dates on TV last week. It is more that do we think this is just the unions making big threats that the Govt will make sure never come off.
I "borrowed" the link from a poster who lives in Spain and it's a frequent contributor to other message boards. I didn't realize the newspaper was suspect. But I also read the same news which provided the same dates in "El Pais" newspaper.
I'm glad to hear that maybe this is much to do about nothing. Since you live in Spain, could you keep us posted of any developments on this?
It isn't that El Pais is 'suspect' because they announced the strike dates on TV last week. It is more that do we think this is just the unions making big threats that the Govt will make sure never come off.
I am pretty sure that given the state of the Spanish economy this cannot come to anything, but it must already be hurting the tourist industry. Quite honestly if you were *now* considering "will it be Spain, France or Italy" for a holiday, you would avoid Spain.
I am flying into Barcelona on 15th July, one of the strike dates, I was caught up in Barcelona 5 years ago on 31st July at the end of another 3 day stike - it was pretty messy.
I am fortunate enough to be in the position that if the stikes go ahead, I will leave by car 36 hours early. I will not miss my cruise.