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Forum: Spain
Apr 20th 2022, 9:26 pm
Replies: 1,625
Views: 410,943
Posted By MikeJ

Re: Restaurants

A bit of sad news for those who enjoyed Le Guarita bar in Villa Verde. It has a sign on the door saying that due to structural problems they have to close for the foreseeable future. But they do hope...
Forum: Spain
Mar 18th 2022, 6:51 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 1,214
Posted By MikeJ

Re: Ayamonte: Car Hire Punta Del Moral / Marina

Guillecar in Ayamonte - opposite the bus station - have a web presence and facebook page. ISTR they are open all year but open a local depot in Playa Moral during the summer season. If the hotels...
Forum: Spain
Mar 18th 2022, 5:44 pm
Replies: 84
Views: 6,519
Posted By MikeJ

Re: Costa Esuri Internet (PRIINET) options

Me too! We will be over for Easter - hope we can sink a beer or two
MikeJ & Linda
Forum: Spain
Feb 11th 2022, 11:35 am
Replies: 84
Views: 6,519
Posted By MikeJ

Re: Costa Esuri Internet (PRIINET) options

My neighbour in Marina Esuri just had an email from priinet saying that they are withdrawing their Wimax offer and switching to fibre only.
Before priinet we used the MEO dongle in a mobile router...
Forum: Spain
Nov 22nd 2021, 4:28 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,093
Posted By MikeJ

Re: Ayamonte / Isla Canela - New Holiday Home

If IKEA furniture is suitable then the one at Loule (Portugal) is much closer tha Seville.
There are a couple of furniture superstores as you approach Cartaya from the Lepe direction - we bought...
Forum: Spain
Nov 9th 2021, 8:57 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,330
Posted By MikeJ

Re: Gestion Tributaria Ayamonte Non Res tax

We never get bills for IBI , basuras etc but they were all set up as direct debits by our solicitor when we bought. Just check your bank account and see if regular payments are going out to the...
Forum: Spain
Oct 15th 2021, 5:08 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 2,823
Posted By MikeJ

Re: Toilet Trouble on Costa Esuri

Just to repeat my earlier post - we have Fadesa installed toilets exactly as you describe and got replacement in Abreu. I have the box it is described as: Gala Marina G5142001- blanco , there is...
Forum: Spain
Sep 29th 2021, 6:19 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 2,823
Posted By MikeJ

Re: Toilet Trouble on Costa Esuri

We got replacement seats as you describe from Abreu in Lepe. It's just of town on the L'Antilla road - off the first roundabout.
Forum: Spain
Sep 10th 2021, 9:05 am
Replies: 3
Views: 1,070
Posted By MikeJ

Re: Ayamonte: Border crossing Covid requirements

Thanks John, we'll give it a go.
BTW do you know where we can get good quality bathroom fittings? We've had a bathroom turned into a wet room and the builder wants to instal fittings. Doesn't...
Forum: Spain
Sep 9th 2021, 11:40 am
Replies: 3
Views: 1,070
Posted By MikeJ

Ayamonte: Border crossing Covid requirements

Just arrived in CE having driven down from Santander ferry and faced the border controls and sanitation inspection etc.
Of course I am driving a GB plated car. What happens if I drive across to...
Forum: Spain
Jul 8th 2021, 7:29 am
Replies: 16
Views: 1,324
Posted By MikeJ

Re: Computer help please.

It's the indoor marker which is in Calle Trajano just past the little hardware store - or opposite the end of Plaza La Lota on the other side.
Forum: Spain
Jul 6th 2021, 10:57 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,324
Posted By MikeJ

Re: Computer help please.

Jon
You should not need to remove your hard disc, which will still have a perfectly good Windows partition. It's just that you can't access it at the moment as your boot is screwed. You need your...
Forum: Spain
Jun 6th 2021, 9:37 am
Replies: 34
Views: 4,079
Posted By MikeJ

Re: Car hire from Seville Airport recommendations

This was Spain :lol: .not friendly Portugal.
He complained , of course, but never even got the courtesy of a response.
Forum: Spain
Jun 6th 2021, 8:07 am
Replies: 34
Views: 4,079
Posted By MikeJ

Re: Car hire from Seville Airport recommendations

One thing I would warn you about Seville Airport car hire. Beware if you have a late arriving flight and it is slightly delayed. My son had a flight to Seville due at 23:00 but was delayed by 1/2...
Forum: Spain
May 16th 2021, 4:19 pm
Replies: 35
Views: 3,663
Posted By MikeJ

Re: Utility bills , especially Endesa

Depends how long you spend over there, assuming Spain goes green while you're there, which is likely, then the locator form should not be a problem. Also, the rules for green countries now mean you...
Forum: Spain
May 15th 2021, 10:03 pm
Replies: 35
Views: 3,663
Posted By MikeJ

Re: Utility bills , especially Endesa

I believe that after 17th May if you are travelling back from a "Green" country you can do the PCR test within 2 days of arriving in the UK. Presumably you might need some evidence that you have...
Forum: Spain
May 13th 2021, 10:26 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 2,356
Posted By MikeJ

Re: Driving down to CE tolls and stops

We have tickets for 2nd September - rebooked from last year! Fingers crossed at the moment.
Forum: Spain
May 13th 2021, 9:49 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 2,356
Posted By MikeJ

Re: Driving down to CE tolls and stops

If you are taking a bit of time you might consider Segovia - home of suckling pig gastronomy. We stayed at the parador which is just a short way from the centre but gives a magnificent view of...
Forum: Spain
Apr 17th 2021, 5:45 pm
Replies: 125
Views: 16,177
Posted By MikeJ

Re: "Squatters" in CE

I do have a high security front door with multiple securing bolts and a registered hardened steel lock. But I'm not sure how well it would stand up to a determined attack with crowbar/club hammer...
Forum: Spain
Apr 17th 2021, 4:18 pm
Replies: 125
Views: 16,177
Posted By MikeJ

Re: "Squatters" in CE

I applied to the community in the proper manner to fit a security gate to my entry passage but it was turned down. I had proposed an iron gate in traditional Andulusian style. It was turned down...
Forum: Spain
Apr 13th 2021, 7:40 pm
Replies: 125
Views: 16,177
Posted By MikeJ

Re: "Squatters" in CE

Thanks for the info glad to see Gesprosur are on the ball
MikeJ
Forum: Spain
Apr 13th 2021, 6:55 pm
Replies: 125
Views: 16,177
Posted By MikeJ

Re: "Squatters" in CE

Apparently the electronic gates to ME have been vandalised again- could be a prelude to an exploratory visit by Ocpus?
Forum: Spain
Apr 12th 2021, 8:06 am
Replies: 125
Views: 16,177
Posted By MikeJ

Re: "Squatters" in CE

I agree that a comprehensive intercommunity security system should be investigated = remote monitoring as well as (possibly) a physical guard. Security cameras at strategic points. As I said above...
Forum: Spain
Apr 12th 2021, 7:40 am
Replies: 125
Views: 16,177
Posted By MikeJ

Re: "Squatters" in CE

Surely prevention is better than cure. If you put sufficient visible deterrent and maybe frequent visits by a keyholder or management company, then potential squatters will try an easier target.?...
Forum: Spain
Apr 11th 2021, 7:45 pm
Replies: 125
Views: 16,177
Posted By MikeJ

Re: "Squatters" in CE

Anyone know of a good, effective and highly visible alarm system, preferably monitored?
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