Brit tourist complains her holiday to Spain was ruined by ‘too many Spanish’

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A PENSIONER has complained that her Benidorm holiday was spoiled by ‘too many Spanish people in her hotel’ and suggested they should go somewhere else for their holidays.

Eighty-one-year-old Freda Jackson, who suffers from mobility issues, said her accommodation on the Costa Blanca was teeming with ‘rude’ Spaniards.

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“The entertainment in the hotel was all focused and catered for the Spanish – why can’t they go somewhere else for their holidays?”

Grandmother Freda and her 61-year-old friend paid a total of over £1,000 for the holiday and have demanded a full refund or a free trip from tour operator Thomas Cook.

Freda, who lives in Blackburn, Lancashire, had booked to stay at the three-star hotel with a friend in April 2017.

She said, “I have never complained about a holiday before – but this one was a disaster from start to finish.

“My friend and I paid for it from our pensions and it was a struggle trying to fund it over 12 months.”


Freda said she asked for reimbursement from the package tour operator because her flights had been changed last-minute, and its recommended hotel was unsuitable for her mobility issues.

Thomas Cook initially offered Freda and her friend a £75 goodwill gesture voucher as compensation for problems she endured with the trip but later made an improved offer £566 to be split between the pair.



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