The heavy storm in Mallorca has caused rivers to overflow the banks and flooded homes. What effects did it have on the tourist regions of the holiday island? An overview.
Late flights, flooded roads – the severe weather in Majorca also had an impact on holidaymakers. Meanwhile, they hardly have to expect any restrictions.
- Traffic: Especially the east of the Balearic Island is affected by flooding and landslides. Roads were closed there, reported a spokeswoman for tourism group Thomas Cook. The ways to the hotels are meanwhile again passable. Some transfers for tourists, however, could not have been scheduled. The tourist region in the west was largely spared. According to Tui Germany transfers and excursions take place.
- Flights: The operation at the airport of Palma was temporarily affected by the storm, according to the ADAC, it had come to delays in take-offs and landings. Some guests could not make their return flight as planned and were rebooked, said a spokeswoman for Thomas Cook. According to information from the German Travel Association (DRV), the problems at the airport are now resolved.
- hotels: Some tour operators reported minor damage, but the repair work is now largely completed. At Alltours, a few guests had to be relocated. According to DRV, holidaymakers no longer have to expect any restrictions in the coming weeks.
- Package tours: Travel to Mallorca will take place as planned. If you have any questions, tourists can contact tour operators or the local tour guide.