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Forum: Portugal
Jun 30th 2022, 10:54 am
Replies: 7
Views: 373
Posted By riv

Re: Lost and Found at Faro Airport

I would go to the airport, rather than faff around trying to get through on the 'phone.
Forum: Portugal
Jun 25th 2022, 7:54 am
Replies: 59
Views: 1,421
Posted By riv

Re: Buying a car

You have stated that the car is in good condition and reliable.

In that circumstance , given that you are seeking little or no money for it, I believe that you would easily find a taker who is...
Forum: Portugal
Jun 24th 2022, 6:57 am
Replies: 11
Views: 396
Posted By riv

Re: NHR Rules

Can someone state what is the sequence of events with N H R ?

Does one first become Resident ( D7 Visa ) with no reference whatever to NHR, and then, having acquired residence, apply for NHR as a...
Forum: Portugal
Jun 23rd 2022, 7:29 am
Replies: 59
Views: 1,421
Posted By riv

Re: Buying a car

Is it legal to transport livestock from UK to France / Spain / Portugal ?

I imagine there are ways it can be done legally but I would have thought it involved all kinds of veterinary certificates...
Forum: Portugal
Jun 22nd 2022, 8:23 am
Replies: 59
Views: 1,421
Posted By riv

Re: Buying a car

Definitely worth investing in an MOT during the three weeks ( in case it needs work ) prior to departure .

If for whatever reason you end up needing to sell it whilst still on UK plates it gives...
Forum: Portugal
Jun 22nd 2022, 6:32 am
Replies: 59
Views: 1,421
Posted By riv

Re: Buying a car

My mercedes is lovely and a fab car

You have addressed one of the issues I asked about in my original post : whether you actually LIKE your current car and if it is reliable.

The answer to both...
Forum: Portugal
Jun 21st 2022, 7:44 am
Replies: 59
Views: 1,421
Posted By riv

Re: Buying a car

Do you not have an option for a friend to visit you at some point during your first six months and then drive the car back to UK and sell it there on your behalf ?
I believe all the 'paperwork' for...
Forum: Portugal
Jun 20th 2022, 6:43 am
Replies: 6
Views: 332
Posted By riv

Re: 180 day travel insurance and residence Insurance

Insurance against the cost of medical treatment which becomes necessary whilst on travel away from one's home ( even if the trip is a prolonged one lasting six months or longer ) is a totally...
Forum: Portugal
Jun 14th 2022, 11:01 am
Replies: 22
Views: 885
Posted By riv

Re: New E6 visa

I second the thrust of Appman's points.

Portuguese ( and other EU ) citizens do not even need to 'apply' for a six month duration visa to come to the UK for that time : there are huge notices ...
Forum: Portugal
Jun 13th 2022, 7:27 am
Replies: 22
Views: 885
Posted By riv

Re: New E6 visa

Where under (a) to (h) is there any reference to retired persons, or persons living from private income ?
Forum: Portugal
Jun 10th 2022, 11:37 am
Replies: 14
Views: 621
Posted By riv

Re: payment for road toll

Thanks for the nitty gritty detail of how to set it up. Sounds perfect.
Forum: Portugal
Jun 10th 2022, 11:12 am
Replies: 14
Views: 621
Posted By riv

Re: payment for road toll

When you say ' Direct Debit ' ~do you mean debited directly from a bank card number ? Or the palaver of setting up a Direct Debit with one's bank ?

Also, does this arrangement also cover paid...
Forum: Portugal
Jun 10th 2022, 8:21 am
Replies: 14
Views: 621
Posted By riv

Re: payment for road toll

I am acquiring a Portuguese plated car in Sept. or Oct..

Can someone say what is the very SIMPLEST mechanism to set up for automatic payment, eg from a Portuguese bank bankcard ? Can one link...
Forum: Portugal
Jun 2nd 2022, 6:24 am
Replies: 2
Views: 371
Posted By riv

Re: Where To Sell A Used Camera?

As everyone already has cameras in their 'phones I imagine the market for 2nd hand actual cameras is much reduced. Unless it's something v specialized.
Forum: Portugal
May 29th 2022, 2:30 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 601
Posted By riv

Re: Ads on BE

Isn't that the case here also ? That you have to be a registered user to post ??

Algarvedailynews is not inundated with private ads. A classifieds section would work well, I believe. If...
Forum: Portugal
May 28th 2022, 10:13 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 601
Posted By riv

Re: Ads on BE

I still don't understand the rationale for not permitting persons to post personal ads. I just can't see how that would damage the revenue stream.

On the contrary, because more people might be...
Forum: Portugal
May 28th 2022, 10:07 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 466
Posted By riv

Re: Private Residence CCTV - privacy

I don't see how installing cctv on a private property which you rent out could be considered as infringing rights of any tenant provided it is signaled well in advance both in the advert ' property...
Forum: Portugal
May 25th 2022, 6:25 am
Replies: 0
Views: 263
Posted By riv

Car Transporters from n/e England to Algarve 2022 experience ??

Anyone have RECENT experience of having a car transported from England to Algarve ?

( People I have used in the past not replying to emails. )
Forum: Portugal
May 18th 2022, 1:56 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 1,127
Posted By riv

Re: Using a solicitor to obtain residency permit

Personally I think the Solicitor's fees are very reasonable if he manages to obtain the desired Visa.

Even if you have to attend on the officials in their office at some point he is still ...
Forum: Portugal
May 13th 2022, 8:11 am
Replies: 49
Views: 2,113
Posted By riv

Re: No IMI

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Payment of the IMI can now be done on line following the instructions on the notification (may only be via a PT bank account?) which means you do not have to be in PT to do the payment at the...
Forum: Portugal
May 13th 2022, 7:59 am
Replies: 12
Views: 703
Posted By riv

Re: Locations

Are you seriously planning on keeping hens ?

I would have thought the only place you could do that without seriously inconveniencing neighbours ( ie not a good start ) would be in a place where...
Forum: Italy
May 9th 2022, 7:38 am
Replies: 3
Views: 527
Posted By riv

Re: A Wonderful Site!

## ....Sent from my Sinclair ZX81.....##

Are you REALLY still using that 1980s computer ??? Congrats if so............( I though I had difficulty throwing away functioning tech ~like my 12...
Forum: Italy
May 9th 2022, 7:34 am
Replies: 1
Views: 477
Posted By riv

The 'One Euro' houses.........

I realize that most, if not all, of the 'One Euro Houses' will have gone by now.

But still, presumably the villages where they were on offer would still have some low priced houses needing...
Forum: Italy
May 9th 2022, 7:29 am
Replies: 5
Views: 561
Posted By riv

( Near ) Equivalent of John Lewis or Richer Sounds ??

Does Italy have any Hi Fi supplier / chain which could be said to approximate to John Lewis and / or Richer Sounds in UK ?

I.e. a merchant whose products are of good quality / relation to the...
Forum: Italy
May 9th 2022, 7:16 am
Replies: 3
Views: 587
Posted By riv

Rules Now for Entry to Italy from UK ?

I have a flight booked from UK to Rome ( Ciampino ) on the 20th of this month.

I didn't notice any instructions to do whatever during the booking process.

Does this mean that there are now no...
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