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Forum: Spain
Dec 11th 2021, 6:48 am
Replies: 22
Views: 2,622
Posted By stevesainty

Re: IPTV in Spain

If you have a good internet connection then the programs are certainly as good a quality as the satellite received programs. We have a good internet service and a large 4k television and find the...
Forum: Spain
Nov 29th 2021, 9:27 am
Replies: 10
Views: 782
Posted By stevesainty

Re: Ordering fish in stores/markets?

Just a list I put together for fish and seafood

abadejo (el) - pollack, almejas (las) - clams, anguila (la) - eel, atún (el) or bonito (el) - tuna, bacalao (el) - cod, bogavante (el) - lobster,...
Forum: Spain
Nov 28th 2021, 9:37 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 782
Posted By stevesainty

Re: Ordering fish in stores/markets?

Both cherne (stone bass) and vieja (a bit like parrot fish) are good grilled or baked whole. A nice sized salmon fillet pan fried without any oil, it has enough of iis own, tastes loveley with a bit...
Forum: Spain
Nov 28th 2021, 2:55 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 782
Posted By stevesainty

Re: Ordering fish in stores/markets?

It all depends on what you want. Simplest and most often asked is limpio por favor and that will get you the fish gutted, descaled and the fins and tail cut off. If you don´t want to make fish stock...
Forum: Spain
Nov 21st 2021, 9:14 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 2,622
Posted By stevesainty

Re: IPTV in Spain

We have been using a paid for subscription ti an IPTV system that gives us a great clear signal to F1 and PGA golf from SKY Sports, with English commentary, which are the only 2 things we watch...
Forum: Spain
Nov 12th 2021, 10:32 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 2,622
Posted By stevesainty

Re: IPTV in Spain

Our subscription was with a local firm called Fonefix. You will probably find a company in your local through an internet search of IPTV subscriptions.
Our subscription includes all the Sky channels...
Forum: Spain
Nov 12th 2021, 9:44 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 2,622
Posted By stevesainty

Re: IPTV in Spain

OK, I daresay enthusiasts who know what they are doing can faff around and get a decent signal for important, to oneself, transmissions. I am not a techie and like to be able to turn on the tele an...
Forum: Spain
Nov 12th 2021, 9:27 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 2,622
Posted By stevesainty

Re: IPTV in Spain

General rule of thumb, if you have a paid subscription to an IPTV service, you will get decent reception. If you rely on a firestick or similar DIY solution you will be accessing streams that have a...
Forum: Spain
Nov 4th 2021, 5:25 pm
Replies: 62
Views: 2,807
Posted By stevesainty

Re: Difference between statutory residency and fiscal residency

The Shengen 90 days in 180 are a general rule for 3rd country Nationals, ie for those without a bilateral agreement to the contrary, in which case the Shengen rules would only apply to any time spent...
Forum: Spain
Nov 4th 2021, 1:37 pm
Replies: 62
Views: 2,807
Posted By stevesainty

Re: Difference between statutory residency and fiscal residency

Any of the countries within the EU can, independently, make a bilateral agreement with Britain to allow British citizens to visit Spain for 6 months, if nothing else to recipricate the 6 months...
Forum: Spain
Nov 3rd 2021, 9:50 pm
Replies: 62
Views: 2,807
Posted By stevesainty

Re: Difference between statutory residency and fiscal residency

As the TIE´s were gained this year and not under the terms of the Withdrawal Agreement, you may only be absent from Spain for six months in any one year, but only a maximum of 10 months, in total, in...
Forum: Spain
Nov 3rd 2021, 3:16 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 459
Posted By stevesainty

Re: Change bank account for pension?

UK State Pensions allow one change of bank per year, you just have to call them on the phone, easiest way and at least you know they hav done it, you have to give them a bit of time to make the...
Forum: Spain
Oct 31st 2021, 8:13 am
Replies: 30
Views: 2,730
Posted By stevesainty

Re: Toilet Trouble on Costa Esuri

So 92€ at today´s exchange rate.
Forum: Spain
Oct 29th 2021, 8:14 am
Replies: 26
Views: 1,103
Posted By stevesainty

Re: DGT extends UK licence deadline to end of December

More importantly it means that those who registered their intent to swap by 31 December 2020 are allowed to drive until 31 December 2021, before the extension, they would not be able to.
Remember...
Forum: Spain
Oct 21st 2021, 12:46 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 317
Posted By stevesainty

Re: Torrevieja - Valencia Best Road Route

https://www.google.co.uk/maps/dir/Torrevieja,+Alicante/Valencia/@38.1761158,-0.9844512,10.44z/data=!4m14!4m13!1m5!1m1!1s0xd63aa38720ffc79:0xd220b907f2229dc6!2m2!1d-0.6808233!2d37.9847003!1m5!1m1!1s0xd...
Forum: Spain
Sep 29th 2021, 7:01 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 2,730
Posted By stevesainty

Re: Toilet Trouble on Costa Esuri

Is this what you mean?

https://www.leroymerlin.es/fp/17870461/tapa-wc-amortiguada-roca-atis-blanco-liso
Forum: Spain
Sep 29th 2021, 6:06 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 2,730
Posted By stevesainty

Re: Toilet Trouble on Costa Esuri

This article on Leroy Merlin´s site shows that there are 3 shapes of toilet , round, oval and rectangular. They also advise on how to measure the toilet bowl to get the correct size. Then is is just...
Forum: Spain
Sep 21st 2021, 6:02 pm
Replies: 123
Views: 17,479
Posted By stevesainty

Re: Sabadell now charging to receive payment from UK

The wise multi currency account lets you deposit funds, amongst others, in Euros and GBP. You can then use these funds to either pay bills in the same currency or convert them into the other currency...
Forum: Spain
Sep 21st 2021, 5:02 pm
Replies: 123
Views: 17,479
Posted By stevesainty

Re: Sabadell now charging to receive payment from UK

You need either a Spanish bank or more easily, and cost free, Wise, or N26
Forum: Spain
Sep 21st 2021, 1:09 pm
Replies: 47
Views: 6,141
Posted By stevesainty

Re: Non lucrative visa

True, but not for new 3rd country residents
Forum: Spain
Sep 21st 2021, 8:43 am
Replies: 47
Views: 6,141
Posted By stevesainty

Re: Non lucrative visa

I don´t believe you have to that, especially as you will be applying for your OAP from abroad. My wife has a Civil Service pension in UK and also an OAP, all her personal allowance is used on her...
Forum: Spain
Sep 21st 2021, 8:38 am
Replies: 47
Views: 6,141
Posted By stevesainty

Re: Non lucrative visa

When you are a permanent resident, ie after 5 years, you can be absent for 2 years without affecting your residency.
Let´s be clear the residency visas are just that, you wish to become a permanent...
Forum: Spain
Sep 20th 2021, 10:47 pm
Replies: 47
Views: 6,141
Posted By stevesainty

Re: Non lucrative visa

https://spainresidency.com/blogs/what-is-continued-residency-in-spain/What is “continued residency” in Spain, for the purposes of maintaining or renewing Spanish residency?Spain Continued residency...
Forum: Spain
Sep 20th 2021, 8:56 pm
Replies: 47
Views: 6,141
Posted By stevesainty

Re: Non lucrative visa

No, I am afraid not, the 183 days is for temporary residents who became resident before 31 December 2020, not new residents from 1 January 2021.
Forum: Spain
Sep 20th 2021, 7:00 pm
Replies: 47
Views: 6,141
Posted By stevesainty

Re: Non lucrative visa

As far as I am aware, if you are applying for a non lucrative visa since 1 january 2021, you are only allowed to be outside Spain for a maximum of 10 months in the first 5 years, whilst you are a...
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