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Forum: Spain
Dec 11th 2020, 10:44 am
Replies: 135
Views: 11,186
Posted By megmet

Re: Majority of Spaniards will not....

I am one of those people, I had already made my mind up not to have the vaccine long before this article, they have no idea what the effects can be on people with allergy's or on those taking several...
Forum: Spain
Dec 4th 2020, 4:07 pm
Replies: 53
Views: 5,083
Posted By megmet

Re: Impossible for Expats to return to UK?

Family members with UK citizenship or settled status can live permanently in the UK and will not need to take further action to do so.

Family members without UK citizenship or settled status will...
Forum: Spain
Dec 4th 2020, 3:57 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 953
Posted By megmet

Re: Return to Spain

Go onto the CAB Facebook page, they are the Citizens Advice in Spain group and all the correct and up to date information you need can be found there.
Forum: Spain
Dec 4th 2020, 3:41 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 1,694
Posted By megmet

Re: Table top ovens/dry fryer ovens

I have a Whirlpool Supreme Chef, bought from Mediamart, but they are also available on Amazon.es. It fits on the worktop but is a little bigger than some of these ovens. It is a complete...
Forum: Spain
Sep 22nd 2020, 3:56 pm
Replies: 28
Views: 1,907
Posted By megmet

Re: Proof of life

They would have sent you a reminder before stopping your payment, they did with me.
Forum: Spain
Sep 6th 2019, 12:03 am
Replies: 12
Views: 1,568
Posted By megmet

Re: Private pool use

It could be that they want the first habitation certificate. We had a pool and terracing built up on our roof terrace, and even though we had it done with a licence and it's a pool and didn't extend...
Forum: Spain
Jun 26th 2018, 12:14 am
Replies: 3
Views: 523
Posted By megmet

Re: Greenish Flies?

They sound like Lacewings, quite harmless and don't bite.
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Forum: Spain
Mar 1st 2018, 12:05 am
Replies: 15
Views: 2,079
Posted By megmet

Re: Brrrrrrr, it's cold

Well I'm inland 35kms from the Costa del Sol and have been here for ten years, I love my life here but it's not all sunshine and roses. We get too much sunshine in the summer months, it's often...
Forum: Spain
Feb 28th 2018, 11:33 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,245
Posted By megmet

Re: Bank Account Problem

I also received this form, it was quite a surprise as I'm a retired pensioner and have been legal and a tax resident here for ten years. I sorted out all of the paperwork that I thought might be...
Forum: Spain
Nov 16th 2017, 12:40 am
Replies: 11
Views: 736
Posted By megmet

Re: Postal address

Find your house on Google Earth, that should give you the correct address and will be available on GPS. We have the same problem here, in inland Spain it's common for the road names and numbers to...
Forum: Spain
Jun 16th 2017, 2:33 am
Replies: 84
Views: 13,208
Posted By megmet

Re: Non Expat Area in Andalusian Coast

My experience is just the same as yours Rosemary.
I live in a small hamlet 7kms from the pueblo and nothing he says the average Spaniard does happens here at all. As for apartment blocks...we...
Forum: Spain
Jun 16th 2017, 2:06 am
Replies: 11
Views: 985
Posted By megmet

Re: Advice - Purchasing Gas

Take a look on the buy/swap/sell groups in your area, there are often the gas bottles for sale at anything from 10€ to 20€, once you have one of these you can then take it to a petrol station and...
Forum: Spain
Apr 1st 2017, 10:21 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,391
Posted By megmet

Re: Took The Leap and Now Feel Anxious

It's quite normal to feel anxious, after all it's probably the most life changing decision you will ever make.
My advice is to take it slow, give yourselves a couple of weeks to get that holiday...
Forum: Spain
Jan 8th 2017, 1:50 am
Replies: 59
Views: 12,916
Posted By megmet

Re: VPN on router

Here in southern Spain a smart DNS works perfectly for me, I can still watch BBC iPlayer.
Forum: Spain
Jan 8th 2017, 1:35 am
Replies: 12
Views: 992
Posted By megmet

Re: Need a WiFi outdoor webcam in Palma

Thanks for that Fred, it's going to be useful as I need to install CCTV to catch the b----rd who has keyed our new car four times in two months.
Forum: Spain
Nov 8th 2016, 1:47 am
Replies: 12
Views: 2,665
Posted By megmet

Re: Joint bank account

Would you like to tell Ciaxa bank that, I've been legal resident and paid my tax here for the last nine years, on several occasions I have asked Ciaxa to change it to a resident account...they say no...
Forum: Spain
Nov 8th 2016, 1:33 am
Replies: 20
Views: 2,296
Posted By megmet

Re: EIC Card nightmare

Just another thought on this...She must not apply for the EHIC card from an English address, she must send the request to the UK from Spain.
Forum: Spain
Nov 8th 2016, 1:28 am
Replies: 20
Views: 2,296
Posted By megmet

Re: EIC Card nightmare

I that case tell the hospital in the UK to check their facts on the UK Government web pages.

Working in Spain below pension age = EHIC from Spain.

Pensioner living in Spain and in receipt of...
Forum: Spain
Oct 30th 2016, 1:28 am
Replies: 8
Views: 1,064
Posted By megmet

Re: Thing in the Independent

There are many comments about it on a Spanish group on Facebook that I'm a member of...not many of them were the good kind, there was much hatred towards Brits living on the coast and not bothering...
Forum: Spain
Oct 18th 2016, 1:20 am
Replies: 34
Views: 2,883
Posted By megmet

Re: Fitting anti-cal devices to domestic water inlets

Save money by not buying the magnets, we have them fitted to our inlet pipe and they are a total waste of time, the amount of cal we get has to be seen to be believed.
Forum: Spain
Oct 9th 2016, 2:58 pm
Replies: 1,873
Views: 195,727
Posted By megmet

Re: Gibraltar 2

Well at least that makes us expat pensioners in Spain feel less lonely!
We also mostly wish to remain European, but our wishes seem to be ignored by the inmates who are running the asylum back in...
Forum: Spain
Sep 24th 2016, 10:52 pm
Replies: 1,873
Views: 195,727
Posted By megmet

Re: Gibraltar 2

That is the very same question I was asking, I can't say more as we are gagged here in Spain. ;)
Forum: Spain
Sep 6th 2016, 1:26 am
Replies: 26
Views: 4,270
Posted By megmet

Re: Is it possible to live in rural Spain on a limited income? .

It's impossible to say as there are so many variables to be taken into account.
Where you live (coast or inland) and what kind of property you live in makes a huge difference to your outgoings. ...
Forum: Spain
Sep 3rd 2016, 11:59 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 4,270
Posted By megmet

Re: Is it possible to live in rural Spain on a limited income? .

Well you could survive on that income, but I wouldn't call it living.
It's more expensive over all here now than it used to be, yes fruit and veg is cheep and if you are lucky with your neighbours...
Forum: Spain
May 27th 2016, 1:01 am
Replies: 14
Views: 1,933
Posted By megmet

Re: I may be a long time .............

Just as I did when you moved back to England I wish you well, sometimes we all need a break from the forum, I've not been here myself much lately.
But nobody should be questioning your right to be...
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