Welcome to my Puerto Duquesa blog

I've been visiting Puerto Duquesa three or four times a year for the past 20 years and have seen the area change enormously in that time. Where once there were dirt tracks and open countryside, there are now two lane motorways and apartment complexes. And whilst the area has changed and grown dramatically, it has still retained its small town, or should that be 'small marina' feel, which keeps me, and thousands others, coming back year after year.

Since I am currently in the USA it is a slightly odd time to start a blog about Puerto Duquesa, but the reason for doing so is simple - I may actually have some time to write some stuff! Most of the things I'm going to write about are things I like doing in the area or places I like going. Clearly I am not going to be able to cover everything, but hopefully I can give you a taste of what makes this such a special place and give you some ideas for your next trip.

If you can't immediately find what you are looking for, please scroll down and look in the blog archive (click the triangles to expand the list of articles). You might also want to start with these articles: Puerto Duquesa: the basics, Favourite (best?) restaurants in Puerto Duquesa, Puerto Duquesa beaches and Holiday accommodation in Puerto Duquesa. Want to get to know the area? Try A walking tour of Puerto Duquesa.

I welcome contributions, comments, criticisms and...well...praise.

If you want to link to me or you want me to link to you, that'll work too. If I think you're a good local company and you're prepared to part with a few euros, you might be lucky enough to advertise on the blog (which, fyi, is page rank 3 on Google - just type in puerto duquesa at google.com).

Thanks / Gracias

Chris (chris@cdgsmith.com) (March 2007)

Sunday, August 22, 2010

DialAbroad Spain Instant - cheap international calls from Spain - now just 2c/min…

I received this press release today and thought it would be of interest to anybody who wants to make calls from Spain (or the UK) - I use DialAbroad myself and highly rate their service, although there are many others in the market place, few can match the value and simplicity of these guys...

DialAbroad is delighted to announce the launch of new access numbers for its DialAbroad Spain Instant service with calls to the UK now from just €0.02 per minute with no account, ongoing commitment or separate bills - the charges just get added to your regular phone bill.

New access numbers, better rates

The new numbers are:

901 667 817 – from €0.02 per minute – calls to 20+ countries including UK landlines

902 909 717 – from €0.04 per minute – calls to 50+ countries including India

“We have a fantastic customer base in Spain who value DialAbroad for top-quality, low-cost international calling with none of the hassles associated with accounts, phone cards or VOIP,” says director Alistair Gates “These new access numbers mean that we can offer even better value calls to our customers along with the re-instatement of the ability to make follow-on calls so that you don’t have to re-dial the access number for each call.”

Using DialAbroad Spain Instant is simple:

(1) Dial the access number for the country you want to call
(2) At the prompt enter the full international number (e.g. 00442071234567)
(3) That’s it! You’re connected and the cost of the call is simply added to your Telefonica bill

“DialAbroad Spain Instant is ideal for anybody wanting to make calls from fixed phones in Spain” continues Alistair. “If you want to make calls from a Spanish mobile, then our DialAbroad Euro service is the better option; more details are available on our web site.”

Complete rate information

Rates for 901 667 817: €0.0201/minute off-peak and €0.0336/minute on-peak, with a connection charge of €0.0416 per call to the access number.

Rates for 902 909 717: €0.0403/minute off-peak and €0.0673/minute on-peak, with a connection charge of €0.0833 per call to the access number.

Use the follow-on call feature by dialing * after a call to start the next one and avoid the connection charge.

For confirmation of the rates, see the following links to the Telefonica web site. If calling from another service provider, please check the rates with them prior to making a call or send us an email and we’ll try to help.


About DialAbroad Spain

DialAbroad Spain has been offering cheap international calls from Spain since March 2004. With DialAbroad Spain Instant and DialAbroad Spain Euro, we offer a complete international calling solution from Spain whether you are calling from a fixed or mobile phone. We also operate service in the UK and seven other countries. DialAbroad is a trading name of 2Abroad Ltd, a market-leading, pan-European telecoms business.