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Barcelona in early Jan?

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1. Posted by stew_1234 (First Time Poster 1 posts) 8y Star this if you like it!

Been looking at getting a cheap flight to Barcelona after the new year. Few questions:

1- Whats the weather like at that time of year?
2- How long could I stay for with £1000 assuming I don't go out all the time and stay in budget accommodation?
3- What would be the best hostel to stay at to meet other travelers and that's cheap?
4- Are jobs easy to come by over there at the moment? (don't speak Spanish)
5- Any other advice?

Thanks

2. Posted by BCNtourisь (First Time Poster 1 posts) 8y Star this if you like it!

Hi, I'm from Barcelona,

I'd say you could last pretty long. Only its cheaper to rent a room and just book a hotel to meet up with someone for one day or night. Its raining a lot here now, pretty cold, i'd say around +10 +5.

The jobs I'm not certain about, though, the are pretty scarce with the crisis and all.

Hope I could help/

[ Edit: Sorry, no promos please. ]

3. Posted by Cyberia (Travel Guru 1835 posts) 8y Star this if you like it!

Barcelona is going to be pretty awful then. Have you thought of a month in Thailand? They have a new PM and the troubles are over. Guaranteed sunshine. Lots of cheap accommodation. Food, drink and everything else is cheap. Nice beaches. You don't need a visa for upto 30 days (get one on arrival). Check it out on the internet and ask some questions here.

4. Posted by LittleHote (Inactive 78 posts) 8y Star this if you like it!

Weather: not very good, but better than England!

Work: What have you got to offer an employer? It will need to be something good to compensate for not speaking Spanish (or Catalan, presumably). Sorry, but I think your chance of finding work would be virtually nil.