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Forum: Portugal
Oct 1st 2022, 8:22 am
Replies: 1
Views: 268
Posted By coleio

Re: Average time from landing, through customs, to getting on a bus at Porto air

Landing with tour of airside as plane goes to parking slot (no air bridge) near terminal, 10 min
5 minute Walk from plane then up the stairs and along corridors.
Longer wait at passport as a couple...
Forum: Portugal
Sep 20th 2022, 6:14 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 299
Posted By coleio

Re: Cooking- Halogen mini oven, induction hob or Butano?

Depends on what you are cooking and how it need to be cooked, Roast chicken on an induction hob or gas hob is possible but is wasteful of heat. Get a wood burning bread oven for n Pizza n bread...
Forum: Portugal
Sep 11th 2022, 8:36 am
Replies: 21
Views: 1,000
Posted By coleio

Re: Protecting new car from sun during long absences

We just use an 3m x 3m gazebo consisting of a metal frame with white rainproof roof whenever the car was being left for longer periods, doesn't touch the paintwork and any inconvenient split can be...
Forum: Portugal
Sep 10th 2022, 12:12 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 485
Posted By coleio

Re: Glass in food. What to do?

What are you looking to achieve?
Forum: Portugal
Sep 4th 2022, 11:15 am
Replies: 16
Views: 932
Posted By coleio

Re: importing a car into Potugal

LHD cars are available with UK registrations, try an "popular" online auction site (other sites are available) for a random selection. I've not found it a problem driving RHD over here or elsewhere...
Forum: Portugal
Aug 14th 2022, 8:50 am
Replies: 4
Views: 484
Posted By coleio

Re: Getting a water meter box fitted

The usual requirement is for the water meter to be on the property boundary and in millions of cases this is done. It would be surprising if you could not find several local...
Forum: Portugal
Jul 31st 2022, 8:59 am
Replies: 18
Views: 964
Posted By coleio

Re: Borehole Licence

I opened an Portuguese Euro account via Millenium BCP office in London, UK resident with UK address, it's not a bank branch. Just phone, explain and make appointment, take all paperwork required, a...
Forum: Portugal
Jun 3rd 2022, 1:52 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,146
Posted By coleio

Re: LONG TERM PARKING AT FARO ?

I believe the '08 solar powered electric Jetta was not a raving success.
Forum: Portugal
Jun 3rd 2022, 1:32 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,146
Posted By coleio

Re: LONG TERM PARKING AT FARO ?

Bizarre, for the many times I have parked in that area, nor other similar places to take a short public transport ride to airport, there were no cars clamped as far as I can remember. Where do you...
Forum: Portugal
May 29th 2022, 7:06 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 461
Posted By coleio

Re: Where To Sell A Used Camera?

I have no connection with but have used OLX to buy/sell used stuff.

https://www.olx.pt/
Forum: Portugal
May 29th 2022, 2:16 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,146
Posted By coleio

Re: LONG TERM PARKING AT FARO ?

Hi,

Not in Faro BUT I've done this many times in Lisbon, parked a GB car on the road near some blocks of flats which are walking distance to the airport also used both a dashboard solar panel into...
Forum: Portugal
May 29th 2022, 8:22 am
Replies: 8
Views: 629
Posted By coleio

Re: Private Residence CCTV - privacy

I've installed CCTV for security reasons in places like bars and retail outlets and one thing you need to establish is what system setup you are talking about. There are stand alone systems where...
Forum: Portugal
May 27th 2022, 1:54 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 480
Posted By coleio

Re: Is an Estate Agent (for the Buyer) Even Necessary?

Buyers agent generally does not exist here so you'd probably not get what you wanted as they wouldn't know what to do, I've only ever met and worked with one (a non-Portuguese) who understood the...
Forum: Portugal
May 22nd 2022, 9:35 am
Replies: 7
Views: 590
Posted By coleio

Re: Disputed debt in Portugal - options?

First officially ask them about their "livro de reclamações" which, if they do not discuss with you then, go fill it in online.

https://www.livroreclamacoes.pt/Inicio/
Forum: Portugal
Apr 2nd 2022, 8:05 am
Replies: 3
Views: 353
Posted By coleio

Re: Negative feed-in tariffs announced for micro energy producers

Someone seems to have missed the point. But as it's the 2nd now there are thing like this for your excess electrons storage.
https://tepeo.com/thezeb
Forum: Portugal
Mar 15th 2022, 9:09 pm
Replies: 32
Views: 1,830
Posted By coleio

Re: Scrap UK car in Portugal

I'd not suggest ------------- you could find a buyer with UK address, do the DVLA change of ownership online (3 days to get new V5), and new owner could then insure and tax their vehicle online then...
Forum: Portugal
Mar 10th 2022, 12:20 pm
Replies: 68
Views: 4,255
Posted By coleio

Re: Solar PV - self consumption

Storage heaters have changed and are being used (maybe not in Portugal yet) with domestic solar/wind as storage in place of battery storage, also combined with "smart" grid connections quote "...
Forum: Portugal
Feb 25th 2022, 9:23 am
Replies: 58
Views: 3,452
Posted By coleio

Re: Off grid living

If you are going for solar PV and be sustainable then instead of LPG heating/hot water there's "energy storage" units which can take in solar PV electrical energy and store it as heat then can supply...
Forum: Portugal
Feb 19th 2022, 9:50 am
Replies: 0
Views: 291
Posted By coleio

Interesting article

I've just been reading this and it's quite interesting, may not be 100% correct but interesting.
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Forum: Portugal
Feb 17th 2022, 11:42 am
Replies: 8
Views: 806
Posted By coleio

Re: how to find a property`s owner ?

Should be able to get article numbers then get the "land registry" listing which have owner's details. You can get your own "land registry" account but some lawyers n estate agents have. Sounds like...
Forum: Portugal
Feb 11th 2022, 10:48 am
Replies: 9
Views: 388
Posted By coleio

Re: Any advice for someone about to start riding a motorbike in Lisbon?

Outside of Lisbon in "the countryside" little motorbikes are a wonderful means of transport but the traffic is far less hectic than in town. It takes a bit of getting used to the unwritten road rules...
Forum: Portugal
Jan 23rd 2022, 11:44 am
Replies: 19
Views: 1,005
Posted By coleio

Re: conveyancing fees

Just go see the Lawyer to get in introduction and ask about fees etc then you'll have an idea of what they'll do and their cost, then go see a few unconnected Lawyers in a similar area and ask the...
Forum: Portugal
Jan 21st 2022, 11:46 am
Replies: 21
Views: 2,728
Posted By coleio

Re: "Cars are very expensive to buy in Portugal"

Below's a link to one of the sites with secondhand vehicles to give you an idea of what people are asking and what variety is available. One thing to be aware of is that though older cars may be...
Forum: Portugal
Jan 21st 2022, 10:35 am
Replies: 14
Views: 929
Posted By coleio

Re: Am I in cloud cuckoo??

May I politely suggest you take a different approach - assuming you have not reached the point of putting offers on a house in Portugal. As the covids restrictions seem to be relaxing spend some...
Forum: Portugal
Jan 7th 2022, 6:31 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,071
Posted By coleio

Re: Habitation license

Why mess about?
Yo and Yo Lawyer who advice do a Promissory Contract (contrato de promessa de compra e venda) which both parties legally bind themselves so he/she/they just put " Habitation license...
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