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Forum: Spain
Mar 16th 2021, 9:13 pm
Replies: 176
Views: 14,512
Posted By Bo S

Border Control

Barriej: Thanks for your visa link. Very helpful.

When we are all opened up again, what I am keen to hear from UK/ESP resident contributors is if their passports are stamped on arrival and...
Forum: Spain
Dec 23rd 2020, 9:38 pm
Replies: 54
Views: 5,685
Posted By Bo S

Re: Need "90 days in any 180-day period" clarification

Good news. Gibraltar have negotiated movement for their citizens only yesterday. So, it is possible for one independant state to negotiate with another, Spain, for free reciprocal movement between...
Forum: Spain
Dec 22nd 2020, 9:40 pm
Replies: 54
Views: 5,685
Posted By Bo S

Re: Need "90 days in any 180-day period" clarification

I agree both points too.

There will be a lot of lost UK tourist revenue from those who like to stay for long periods in one country or several for that matter as part of long stay touring (young...
Forum: Spain
Dec 20th 2020, 7:19 pm
Replies: 54
Views: 5,685
Posted By Bo S

Re: Need "90 days in any 180-day period" clarification

1. I am not so sure about insignificant numbers. If you are a snowbird then you are like a large number of us spending the winter in say Spain for say Oct/Nov/Dec/Jan/Feb & Mar on a apartment rental...
Forum: Spain
Dec 19th 2020, 9:05 pm
Replies: 54
Views: 5,685
Posted By Bo S

Re: Need "90 days in any 180-day period" clarification

You want to travel Europe for year. Spend three months touring Spain. You then want to exit and explore France for three months. Does the immigration officer turn you away? Then Italy then Germany....
Forum: Spain
Dec 16th 2020, 8:20 pm
Replies: 54
Views: 5,685
Posted By Bo S

Re: Need "90 days in any 180-day period" clarification

1. So if you want to spend the winter months (4,5,6 months) in southern Spain/Europe you will have to apply for a long stay visa through the Spanish embassy?

2. I am minded to think that countries...
Forum: Spain
Dec 15th 2020, 9:45 pm
Replies: 54
Views: 5,685
Posted By Bo S

Re: Need "90 days in any 180-day period" clarification

So, you can be in Spain for example, every other month and therefore you could spend six months of the year there in any 360 day period?

You would also never need a long stay visa therefore?
Forum: Spain
Mar 12th 2019, 9:43 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,265
Posted By Bo S

Re: Medication in Spain

I forgot my UK prescribed medication when visiting Andalucia recently and I paid €16.50 for 28 40mg Pantaprozole. I shopped around and it was the same price in 3 unrelated pharmacies so the price...
Forum: Spain
Dec 3rd 2016, 7:55 pm
Replies: 29
Views: 6,484
Posted By Bo S

Re: Where in Spain to move too?!

Yes, that's true. I observe from quaint little plazas and the such local Spaniards coming out church or restaurants wearing fur coats or overcoats and woollen hats. I'm in jumper and jeans.
Forum: Spain
Nov 26th 2016, 8:28 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 2,263
Posted By Bo S

Re: SIM only mainly for data

I suspect this is for domestic UK mobile data and not 'roaming' data?
Forum: Spain
Nov 2nd 2016, 9:13 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 3,529
Posted By Bo S

Re: Looking for hedge trimmer

I've seen them advertised on TV too including the vac. They look very plasticky and cheap yet are a very high price for the build quality.

Best to ask around for numerous comments/reviews on this...
Forum: Spain
Oct 15th 2016, 7:35 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 4,088
Posted By Bo S

Re: Moving to Fuerteventura

I think you may have change your car to Spanish plates, a strict interpretation of the traffic law would suggest so...?
Forum: Spain
Oct 12th 2016, 9:13 pm
Replies: 110
Views: 8,908
Posted By Bo S

Re: The pound in my pocket

Two years ago you could have got $1.60 and $1.70 five years ago. This was due in part that the UK was going to be the first European country to start raising interest rates. Opposite happened and...
Forum: Spain
Oct 10th 2016, 7:36 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,723
Posted By Bo S

Re: Help with fine from leaving programme

Agree. For example, in the finance industry these days police and credit checks are almost routine.

Also, it is easy for a credit checking agency to ask any other credit agency in any other...
Forum: Spain
Oct 6th 2016, 7:00 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 2,764
Posted By Bo S

Re: State pension from autonomo

Quite a number of countries allow you to buy pension credits. The bad thing is you have to pay up front and you can't then change your mind. So you don't want to be popping your clogs soon after...
Forum: Spain
Oct 5th 2016, 6:52 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,214
Posted By Bo S

Re: cheek kissing?

A face crash.
Forum: Spain
Oct 5th 2016, 6:51 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,214
Posted By Bo S

Re: cheek kissing?

With the left or right hand?
Forum: Spain
Oct 4th 2016, 8:41 pm
Replies: 37
Views: 2,798
Posted By Bo S

Re: 3 day Gibraltar trip.

Been to all you've described.

Torremolinos is basically an extension of Benalmadena. So one of the same.

Gibraltar is good. Go up to the top on the cable car for a stunning view.

Malaga...
Forum: Spain
Oct 1st 2016, 7:11 pm
Replies: 31
Views: 9,039
Posted By Bo S

Re: Fuerteventura V Mainland Spain

Spain - Cheaper food, beer and properties
Fuerteventura - More expensive
(Home win)
Spain - El Mediterreneo warm
Fuerteventura - warm
(Draw)
Spain - Crime relative to a population of 47 million...
Forum: Spain
Oct 1st 2016, 6:51 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 2,950
Posted By Bo S

Re: Parking Ticket

It may be a cloned up ticket from a fed up neighbour/resident particularly as the issue number is invalid on the website. Only way to be sure is to ask a warden next time.
Forum: Spain
Sep 14th 2016, 4:37 pm
Forum: Spain
Sep 14th 2016, 4:29 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 3,509
Posted By Bo S

Re: Retiring on 1800 euros per month. What kind of lifestyle?

Its a lot of money for one person and two dogs :teeth_smile: You will live well so will the dogs. Don't forget holidays, private health care insurance, trips to the UK re your assets and affairs...
Forum: Spain
Sep 14th 2016, 12:08 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 2,698
Posted By Bo S

Re: Entitled to UK Benefits?

Its appropriate to alert forum members to our thoughts. They may not be aware to the bigger picture on Brexit. Its only through BE that I am.
Forum: Spain
Sep 14th 2016, 9:55 am
Replies: 21
Views: 2,698
Posted By Bo S

Re: Entitled to UK Benefits?

Could soon be back off the list after Brexit.
Forum: Spain
Sep 11th 2016, 2:46 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 3,800
Posted By Bo S

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