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Jul 16th 2022, 10:59 am
Replies: 9
Views: 538
Posted By BlueScottyGirl

Re: Budgeting for your move when you can't get quotes

Thank you, I agree, not the simplest system.
Jul 15th 2022, 2:39 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 538
Posted By BlueScottyGirl

Re: Budgeting for your move when you can't get quotes

I'm fairly creative but I think I just need to think outside the box a little. The car tax was the biggest mind boggler so far. I couldn't follow how it's calculated. Might pass that one to the...
Jul 15th 2022, 2:37 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 538
Posted By BlueScottyGirl

Re: Budgeting for your move when you can't get quotes

I have the throwaway email address for these things,. I never thought to use an address like that. I've sometimes used my most recent UK address but only if I'm sure it won't generate post. Thank you.
Jul 12th 2022, 2:20 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 538
Posted By BlueScottyGirl

Budgeting for your move when you can't get quotes

Hello all, I've been around the world a bit with advice from these forums but next year, we're going home!

I'm trying to work out our budgets but it's getting difficult because I can't get quotes,...
Forum: Spain
Mar 23rd 2020, 8:32 am
Replies: 7
Views: 1,186
Posted By BlueScottyGirl

Re: Do NOT leave Spain without your Resident card

You learn something new every day! That might explain the very different attitudes we encounter when we travel, especially last week.
Forum: Spain
Mar 20th 2020, 12:00 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 1,186
Posted By BlueScottyGirl

Re: Do NOT leave Spain without your Resident card

My husband flew twice a week with Easyjet for the last 18 months, I was a regular as well. While we've encountered the odd grumpy one we've usually found the staff, especially the crews onboard, to...
Forum: Spain
Mar 19th 2020, 4:04 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 1,186
Posted By BlueScottyGirl

Re: Do NOT leave Spain without your Resident card

I couldn't pick her out in a crowd of two now but the experience will stay with me for a long time. My husband would be able to make the doll tho!

Strangely, we had just laughed over coffee about...
Forum: Spain
Mar 19th 2020, 3:58 pm
Replies: 42
Views: 4,709
Posted By BlueScottyGirl

Re: Spanish government declares state of alarm

I had a rental car booked in Alicante when I landed there yesterday. I had heard about the more than one in a car rule so before picking up the car I spoke to three policemen at Alicante Airport....
Forum: Spain
Mar 19th 2020, 3:47 pm
Replies: 36
Views: 2,928
Posted By BlueScottyGirl

Re: Free to go shopping

I was in the local Mercadona last night, my first supermarket trip as I returned to Spain yesterday after three weeks away. I was somewhat amused to discover my neighbours seem to have panic bought...
Forum: Spain
Mar 19th 2020, 3:27 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 1,186
Posted By BlueScottyGirl

Exclamation Do NOT leave Spain without your Resident card

I cannot stress this enough and it might be a bit late but if it helps anyone it will be worth it.

I was on holiday with my family outside Spain. Our flight from Gatwick to Madrid on the 17th was...
Dec 1st 2019, 10:27 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 2,389
Posted By BlueScottyGirl

Re: Moving to Canada for over 50's

Thanks everyone, I'n not going to reply to every point raised in recent posts as we've already been told to keep on topic :-)

The Atlantic Immigration programme does look like the best option and...
Nov 28th 2019, 9:48 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 2,389
Posted By BlueScottyGirl

Re: Moving to Canada for over 50's

There is an official body that organises the competitions for pipers/drummers/pipe bands and my understanding is there are Highland games all over the region. I know a few pipers over there as they...
Nov 28th 2019, 3:48 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 2,389
Posted By BlueScottyGirl

Re: Moving to Canada for over 50's

MilliF and Hurlabrick, thank you so much for your responses. I was actually up until after 2am last night researching the area, particularly Halifax, Fredericton, Moncton (as it would be somewhat...
Nov 27th 2019, 7:54 am
Replies: 19
Views: 2,389
Posted By BlueScottyGirl

Re: Moving to Canada for over 50's

Yah!!! thank you. I said to my hubby the other day that I wish I had studied nursing. I was an EMT once upon a time but my registration lapsed when I moved country and couldn't renew it.
Nov 26th 2019, 10:13 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 2,389
Posted By BlueScottyGirl

Re: Moving to Canada for over 50's

Thanks, I've spent so much time plotting out the competitions I'll play in around Ontario but I haven't yet done the same in the Atlantic Provinces.

For now though, I'll have a look at those...
Nov 26th 2019, 9:13 am
Replies: 19
Views: 2,389
Posted By BlueScottyGirl

Re: Moving to Canada for over 50's

Thanks Siouxie,

I remember you from the last time I was posting here, you were very helpful then as well.

My hubby and I would also love to live in Halifax, for us that would be a very happy...
Nov 25th 2019, 11:33 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 2,389
Posted By BlueScottyGirl

Moving to Canada for over 50's

Hi again, some folks here might remember me from about 18 months ago. We were actively pursuing a move to Canada, specifically the Toronto area. We came to realise however that at our age it just...
Forum: Spain
Jul 2nd 2019, 7:33 am
Replies: 14
Views: 1,789
Posted By BlueScottyGirl

Re: Residency application required paperwork

Thanks for the input, guys. Just to update a little, my own residence has been documented but as I forgot to bring my marriage and daughters birth certificate and a photocopied set of insurance...
Forum: Spain
Jun 25th 2019, 11:48 am
Replies: 14
Views: 1,789
Posted By BlueScottyGirl

Re: Residency application required paperwork

Yes, this is one of the sites that gave more basic requirements. The official page also lists similar requirements. I wonder why other sources are listing so many others and what their sources are.
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Forum: Spain
Jun 25th 2019, 10:47 am
Replies: 14
Views: 1,789
Posted By BlueScottyGirl

Question Residency application required paperwork

I have an appointment in Madrid to apply for residency for myself and my family, we're all British Citizens. Navigating my way to getting that appointment was a journey in itself but now that I'm...
Forum: Spain
Nov 22nd 2018, 8:02 am
Forum: Spain
Nov 21st 2018, 10:28 am
Replies: 2
Views: 412
Posted By BlueScottyGirl

Private Health insurance required as a Company Director?

Hi, I've just moved into my new house in Madrid and my relocation person is pushing me to take out health insurance so I can do the final registration. I have a NIE and I am the Director of a newly...
Forum: Spain
Oct 16th 2018, 11:12 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,766
Posted By BlueScottyGirl

Re: Torrevieja

I found so many people were English but I got speaking to a couple of people today when I went a bit further south and they told me that Torrevieja is VERY spanish. They were quite surprised when I...
Forum: Spain
Oct 15th 2018, 12:47 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,766
Posted By BlueScottyGirl

Re: Torrevieja

I've been in Torrevieja for a couple of months, I think we missed the busiest time but the place is still buzzing. We initially stayed in an airbnb that was described as a "beach house". This felt a...
Forum: Spain
Sep 3rd 2018, 11:23 am
Replies: 14
Views: 1,565
Posted By BlueScottyGirl

Re: Siesta and noise

That pretty much sums it up for most :rofl::rofl:
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