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Forum: Portugal
Jul 11th 2019, 4:59 pm
Replies: 34
Views: 4,492
Posted By Ukkram

Re: EHIC

I don't really understand what people here are talking about. The EHIC only applies to Europeans while travelling. If you are talking about an SS number for social security then it is extremely...
Forum: Portugal
Jun 19th 2019, 7:26 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,523
Posted By Ukkram

Re: Furniture delivery costs/companies from Uk and Ireland

Get quotes from shiply.com. Cheapest you will find.
Forum: Portugal
Jun 12th 2019, 4:40 pm
Replies: 37
Views: 3,833
Posted By Ukkram

Re: The end of 10 years RNH nears .... what will you do?

It is not feasible to change tax treaties with so many countries as it will take years to do so. A simpler way to do it would be for Finland, NL, Sweden and others to come to an agreement with...
Forum: Portugal
Jun 6th 2019, 11:23 am
Replies: 9
Views: 1,576
Posted By Ukkram

Re: Capital gains tax and then some!!!!!

To be fair. Your husband should share the gains made on the sale with you and then you pay the tax on half the gain. Now your husband gets all the gains but only pays half the tax and wants you to...
Forum: Portugal
May 22nd 2019, 1:43 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 2,331
Posted By Ukkram

Re: Moving to PT.... Advice needed please

My apologies. Got thrown off with the diffs between State and Gov pensions as I'm not a Brit.

The DTA only allows the UK to tax government pensions.

UK state and private pensions are taxed only...
Forum: Portugal
May 22nd 2019, 9:54 am
Replies: 21
Views: 2,331
Posted By Ukkram

Re: Moving to PT.... Advice needed please

When you have a home available to you in Portugal and your centre of life is in Portugal (wife and home) plus Portugal becomes the "country you return to after your wanderings" you will be tax...
Forum: Portugal
Mar 28th 2019, 7:24 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 668
Posted By Ukkram

Re: NOS customer service sucks.

Once again EMR on the attack. When did I say that I cancelled a contract? I will be the better man and accept your apology.
My kids have never had a problem with getting a doctors appointment. It...
Forum: Portugal
Mar 27th 2019, 8:48 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 668
Posted By Ukkram

NOS customer service sucks.

After paying the 25th payment on my 24 month contract I went to the main NOS retail outlet to cancel the contract as we were leaving Portugal. for good.
Not an easy task. as we had to go back 3...
Forum: Portugal
Mar 23rd 2019, 2:54 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 731
Posted By Ukkram

Re: Updated suggestions on credit cards

Can one purchase flight tickets online with a DR card? Or buy stuff on ebay or amazon? I doubt it.
Forum: Portugal
Mar 23rd 2019, 8:13 am
Replies: 16
Views: 1,573
Posted By Ukkram

Thumbs up Re: Exiting PT with EasyJet woes.

That would be the better option.
Forum: Portugal
Mar 22nd 2019, 8:59 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,573
Posted By Ukkram

Re: Exiting PT with EasyJet woes.

Yet their staff have the power to refuse passage as if they have the knowledge of the basic immigration laws. It is not a taxi service as they are transporting international passengers from around...
Forum: Portugal
Mar 22nd 2019, 7:34 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,573
Posted By Ukkram

Re: Exiting PT with EasyJet woes.

Until the UK exits it has to abide by EU regulations.
Forum: Portugal
Mar 22nd 2019, 5:35 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,573
Posted By Ukkram

Re: Exiting PT with EasyJet woes.

She spent most of her time with management who also were not aware of this.
Forum: Portugal
Mar 22nd 2019, 5:32 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,573
Posted By Ukkram

Re: Exiting PT with EasyJet woes.

@spouse of scouse:
If you live in an EU country of which your spouse is a citizen then you will be issued with a Residence Permit under the domestic laws of that country. It will not be an Article...
Forum: Portugal
Mar 22nd 2019, 4:04 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,573
Posted By Ukkram

Exiting PT with EasyJet woes.

My non EU wife was told at Check in that she cannot fly to the UK without a visa even though she has an Article 10 PT Residence Card and she was travelling with her EU spouse (me).

It took me 45...
Forum: Portugal
Mar 7th 2019, 1:58 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 620
Posted By Ukkram

Re: Cheapest way to move extra baggage to PT.

Sendmybag charged me € 120.00 for 2 large suitcases door to door. Eurosender quoted me € 88.00 for the same bags.
Forum: Portugal
Mar 3rd 2019, 10:45 am
Replies: 2
Views: 750
Posted By Ukkram

Re: Be careful selling stuff online in Portugal.

Facebook groups work well in the UK but we do not have one for Viana do Castelo. In over 3 weeks all I have managed to sell on Custo Justo was a wheelchair and I have many items at giveaway prices.
Forum: Portugal
Mar 2nd 2019, 9:08 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 620
Posted By Ukkram

Cheapest way to move extra baggage to PT.

I have been quoted hundreds of euros to move 90 kg of extra baggage by removal firms such as Man With A Van and all the other Van Men in Portugal. Some went as high as € 2 000.00 while the goods were...
Forum: Portugal
Mar 2nd 2019, 8:42 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 750
Posted By Ukkram

Be careful selling stuff online in Portugal.

I have been trying to sell appliances and household items online for 3 weeks and the only replies I get are from scammers.

Most are wanting to pay via PayPal and send an "agent" to pick the item...
Forum: Portugal
Feb 23rd 2019, 10:07 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 999
Posted By Ukkram

Re: What to do with utilities when moving?

I don't know why I am so disturbing to you but we were new here in PT and had no idea that 20 litres of water was available in a single bottle for toilet flushing. Damn. I should have asked here...
Forum: Portugal
Feb 23rd 2019, 8:54 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 999
Posted By Ukkram

Re: What to do with utilities when moving?

I must say Mac and Mabel. The landlord is quite fine with me leaving behind a 32" LED TV with the TV box, Router etc. Plus a €90 carpet. Plus curtains for all the rooms. Plus a kettle and toaster....
Forum: Portugal
Feb 23rd 2019, 10:34 am
Replies: 14
Views: 999
Posted By Ukkram

Re: What to do with utilities when moving?

We had the same problem when we first came to Portugal. A few days with no water, electricity or gas. I went looking for a tap down the roads to fill a 15 gallon bucket for washing and flushing the...
Forum: Portugal
Feb 22nd 2019, 9:54 am
Replies: 10
Views: 1,075
Posted By Ukkram

Forum: Portugal
Feb 21st 2019, 2:25 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 999
Posted By Ukkram

Re: What to do with utilities when moving?

Thank you. I have just a few minutes ago printed our boarding passes for 21 March. Using sendmybag.com rather than the more expensive man with a van and van man.
Forum: Portugal
Feb 21st 2019, 2:18 pm
Replies: 36
Views: 4,141
Posted By Ukkram

Re: Only short-term residence card?

I did not have to get an atestado at the Junta. I just showed them my rental agreement. This is in the far north. Before I could get an SNS (state healthcare number) I had to get an atestado from the...
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