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Forum: Spain
Apr 5th 2014, 3:22 pm
Replies: 146
Age
Views: 7,185
Posted By jo-ann

Re: Age

Well we sold up lock stock and barrel and after 10 years in spain, no regrets whatsoever. You need to come with the right attitude that you are going to make it work and that spain is home not the UK
Forum: Spain
Apr 3rd 2014, 7:20 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 836
Posted By jo-ann

Re: Weak mobile signal in Spain

I have vodaphone and movistar and they are both rubbish when you live in the campo, impossible to have a conversation on either of them. I always have to get people to ring back on the land line.
Forum: Spain
Mar 27th 2014, 3:21 pm
Replies: 25
Views: 1,312
Posted By jo-ann

Re: Spanish toll roads- Financial failure?

If they reduced the charges on the toll roads to a more reasonable price they would get more users and therefore make more money why can't the spanish never see this, all they think about is putting...
Forum: Spain
Mar 24th 2014, 11:44 am
Replies: 71
Views: 4,013
Posted By jo-ann

Re: Spain changes traffic laws

With the new laws are the camera detectors on Tom Tom now illegal or not
Forum: Spain
Feb 26th 2014, 10:03 am
Replies: 8
Views: 769
Posted By jo-ann

Re: Paco de Lucia - very sad news

So sad to hear this, he was one of my favorite guitarists and saw him live many years ago in a theatre in Hounslow and he was amazing. A great loss.
Forum: Spain
Feb 14th 2014, 8:40 am
Replies: 4
Views: 3,348
Posted By jo-ann

Re: Address of the Head Office (Movistar) Telefonica

But you only get whatever speed your rubbish line supports, ie pay for upto 10mb
but receive 2
Forum: Spain
Feb 9th 2014, 8:43 am
Replies: 721
Views: 83,026
Posted By jo-ann

Re: Goodbye Sky TV

There are a few different companies around now so I will be looking at all of them when it gets nearer to the end of my contract
Forum: Spain
Feb 8th 2014, 1:04 pm
Replies: 721
Views: 83,026
Posted By jo-ann

Re: Goodbye Sky TV

Would you still get anything with a bigger dish, who know? and with the strong levante it could be dangerous
Forum: Spain
Feb 8th 2014, 1:02 pm
Replies: 721
Views: 83,026
Posted By jo-ann

Re: Goodbye Sky TV

I have been on Movistar Fusion for the last year and it made no difference to the speed, when I speak to Telefonica they say I can only get 1 mb, normally if I am lucky I get 2.56. They have no...
Forum: Spain
Feb 6th 2014, 11:35 am
Replies: 721
Views: 83,026
Posted By jo-ann

Re: Goodbye Sky TV

Only if you can get a decent internet speed and with movistar and living in the campo that is impossible!!!!!
Forum: Spain
Jan 29th 2014, 1:43 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,088
Posted By jo-ann

Re: Cost of ADSL Broadband (Telefonica)

That is what I am going to be looking at, fed up with Telefonica. The last time the engineer was at our house, he said the exchange was so old it was going to keep giving problems, but despite...
Forum: Spain
Jan 29th 2014, 1:14 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,088
Posted By jo-ann

Re: Cost of ADSL Broadband (Telefonica)

On the fusion deal they might say that you get 10mb but I am lucky if I get 2.56mb and they have no intention of doing anything about it, when you phone them they say - oh you can only get 1 mb in...
Forum: Spain
Jan 26th 2014, 10:48 am
Replies: 40
Views: 2,260
Posted By jo-ann

Re: Planned Trip To The Province of Cadiz

and a very nice place to live in as well
Forum: Spain
Jan 26th 2014, 8:49 am
Replies: 40
Views: 2,260
Posted By jo-ann

Re: Planned Trip To The Province of Cadiz

Hotel Antonio in El Colorado is a good base, we used it when we were looking 10 yr ago, reasonable prices and is open all year. It is easy driving to Vejer, Conil, El Puerto, Jerez etc
Forum: Spain
Jan 21st 2014, 8:25 am
Replies: 27
Views: 7,184
Posted By jo-ann

Re: Mercadona Meat

I agree, I never buy meat or fruit and vegetables in a supermarket, we have a nice local shop which sells both and if I want minced meat I choose what I want and its freshly made there and then for...
Forum: Spain
Jan 8th 2014, 9:17 am
Replies: 721
Views: 83,026
Posted By jo-ann

Re: Goodbye Sky TV

They know perfectly well that many thousands of people are watching Sky in Spain and elsewhere, their staff do take holidays you know and possible own properties abroad. But they are very happy to...
Forum: Spain
Jan 8th 2014, 8:49 am
Replies: 721
Views: 83,026
Posted By jo-ann

Re: Goodbye Sky TV

But Sky are very happy to take our subscription every month and I dont think they will continue to be happy when all of the people cancel subscriptions when the new satelite comes into being. A lot...
Forum: Spain
Nov 26th 2013, 4:29 pm
Replies: 56
Views: 3,773
Posted By jo-ann

Re: IPad in Spain

Well mine was bought in the UK and my UK credit cards have my spanish address and I never have any problems on buying from the UK site.
Forum: Spain
Nov 14th 2013, 5:39 pm
Replies: 29
Views: 1,915
Posted By jo-ann

Re: ITV international pay platform

I wish... pay for 10mb but lucky if I get 2.56 and telefonica have no intention of ever upgrading the box
Forum: Spain
Sep 28th 2013, 1:24 pm
Replies: 43
Views: 2,586
Posted By jo-ann

Re: Spain May Revert to UK Time

I hope not, dont fancy it being dark at 17:00 in the winter, much rather have it dark in the morning.
Forum: Spain
Sep 25th 2013, 6:13 pm
Replies: 216
Views: 15,089
Posted By jo-ann

Re: Winter Fuel Payment

If only I was rich enough to have it and to be able to afford it
Forum: Spain
Sep 25th 2013, 8:09 am
Replies: 216
Views: 15,089
Posted By jo-ann

Re: Winter Fuel Payment

And yet another hike in electricity prices from 1st Oct, thats around 11% increase this year. So as pensioners it will be on with the thermals, blankets etc as just cant afford to use it to have a...
Forum: Spain
Sep 23rd 2013, 8:09 am
Replies: 216
Views: 15,089
Posted By jo-ann

Re: Winter Fuel Payment

Thoroughly agree with you, most of us are not rich, state pension does not go very far these days in spain or any where else for the matter. When winter comes it is only possible to heat 1 room with...
Forum: Spain
Sep 21st 2013, 11:51 am
Replies: 216
Views: 15,089
Posted By jo-ann

Re: Winter Fuel Payment

Our money has been going into the system for over 45 years,wfa is not for expats beer money, we need it to live, with no interest whatsoever on savings the savings have now gone. If you want to see...
Forum: Spain
Sep 21st 2013, 8:17 am
Replies: 216
Views: 15,089
Posted By jo-ann

Re: Winter Fuel Payment

Stop knocking the pensioners . Its about time the child allowance was abolished , dont have kids if you cant afford them. Lots of people have kids so they can reap in all of the freebies without...
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