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Forum: Spain
Nov 14th 2020, 4:22 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 286
Posted By NABman

Re: Linea Direct Motorcycle Insurance

Linea Direct would only quote me for TP on my 2018 F800GT, no options to increase cover.

We have house and car insurance with Liberty Seguros and they were happy to quote full comp insurance. OK...
Forum: Spain
Oct 22nd 2020, 5:32 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,122
Posted By NABman

Re: Did someone successfully exchange their british driving licence?

With the new process being implemented I can only comment on my experience using a Gestor.

1. Forms filled out, held on file by Gestor
2. Medical test taken and 'certificate' handed over to...
Forum: Spain
Oct 13th 2020, 1:58 pm
Replies: 57
Views: 4,429
Posted By NABman

Re: Final call? Spain: register your residency

Checked with our Gestor today. Apparently those who have received the cards with the incorrect wording will have had a note added to the Police records acknowledging the fact. Nothing changes, all...
Forum: Spain
Oct 11th 2020, 9:13 am
Replies: 57
Views: 4,429
Posted By NABman

Re: Final call? Spain: register your residency

And for those that have received their TIE it would be wise to check the wording. My wife and mine have incorrect wording at the bottom. They state "Residence card of a family member of a union...
Forum: Spain
Jul 20th 2020, 12:02 pm
Replies: 34
Views: 2,518
Posted By NABman

Re: Uk to Spanish Driving licence

My wife and I used the same Gestor that we used to obtain our residency. We exchanged our UK licences and certainly had a medical. It was very basic, BP check, a few questions, hearing test and the...
Forum: Spain
Jul 14th 2020, 9:14 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 691
Posted By NABman

Re: Residencia/TIE Joint statement from UK Embassy Madrid/Secretaría de Estado d

I was humbled by the Secretaría de Estado de Migraciones statement that we are part of the Spanish family. We, my wife and I, chose to move here and our duty is to ensure we do not let this trust...
Forum: Spain
Jul 12th 2020, 7:54 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 822
Posted By NABman

Re: Long term medical conditions ~ Private Health Insurance

Very true Notdunroamin, except I spoke to a DKV rep on the ambulatorio Doctors phone who advised they would send an ambulance. This is FOC with the elite policy coverage, they then phoned back and...
Forum: Spain
Jul 11th 2020, 9:28 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 822
Posted By NABman

Re: Long term medical conditions ~ Private Health Insurance

DKV accepted my pre-existing BP and Cholesterol condition, excluded my wife's back problem. We had to take the elite level to get residency. I pay about Euro 23/month for my meds and collectively...
Forum: Spain
Jun 27th 2020, 2:48 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 567
Posted By NABman

Re: Car Insurance

We insured our 2008 Renault Clio (1.5 D main driver 55yo) with Liberty Seguros in 2018. The price was reasonable and after one year I insured a 800cc motorcycle and a 300cc scooter and maximum...
Forum: Spain
Feb 25th 2020, 3:14 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 1,258
Posted By NABman

Re: Need to carry passport?

My wife and I carry notarized copies of our UK passport and driving licences when we are driving or wandering around town. I was stopped on the A7 by the Guardia Civil who only wanted to see my...
Forum: Spain
Dec 27th 2019, 12:57 pm
Replies: 39
Views: 2,638
Posted By NABman

Re: Moving to costa del sol advice please 🙏

Be Happy,

Might I suggest you consider Nerja. In the peak summer season it does become tourist busy but for the rest of the year we love the town. It retains a lot of the Spanish charm, loads and...
Forum: Spain
Dec 21st 2019, 4:09 pm
Replies: 44
Views: 5,302
Posted By NABman

Re: Buying a bar

Although the experience was in the 80's I very much doubt things have improved.

People we know bought a bar with a very small kitchen in Fuengirola chasing the bar owning in the sun dream. It cost...
Forum: Spain
Nov 18th 2019, 9:20 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 719
Posted By NABman

Re: Fixing a roof leak

Having experienced dreadful water ingress from a flat/ tiled roof in the Middle East we opted for reskiming with concrete, it worked for a while.

Having a similar water ingress problem here in...
Forum: Spain
Nov 12th 2019, 7:22 am
Replies: 8
Views: 556
Posted By NABman

Re: Proof of UK tax certificate

Exactly Fred that is our understanding.

Our accountant advises that this certificate is needed to prove she paid tax on UK sourced income for the year prior to becoming a Spanish tax resident.
Forum: Spain
Nov 11th 2019, 7:38 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 556
Posted By NABman

Re: Proof of UK tax certificate

Sorry, I did not detail the circumstances better.

We became resident in April this year and tax resident in September. My wife, with employment and property income in the UK needs to prove she...
Forum: Spain
Nov 11th 2019, 6:09 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 556
Posted By NABman

Proof of UK tax certificate

We have looked but cannot find any info, apologies if this has been discussed earlier.

My wife has been a UK taxpayer and now we are tax resident and need to complete the modelo 720 plus a tax...
Forum: Spain
Oct 13th 2019, 6:49 am
Replies: 16
Views: 1,365
Posted By NABman

Re: New licence exchange protocol problem

My wife and I are in the process of transferring our UK licences to Spanish ones. I can recommend using a Gestor it takes all the "pain" of making appointments etc. Our is charging Euro 108 each...
Forum: Spain
Oct 11th 2019, 9:25 am
Replies: 11
Views: 695
Posted By NABman

Re: whats the best resident bank account please?

Obviously it depends on where you are living. My wife and I have just opened an Expansion account with Sabadell after closing our Santander account following its enforced migration from Banco...
Forum: Spain
Oct 1st 2019, 2:13 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 667
Posted By NABman

Re: Re-entering the Spanish Tax system

Whilst I cannot confirm everything that might be necessary the Certificate of Fiscal residency is what our accountant has said my wife (UK tax resident) will be required to obtain.

We have become...
Forum: Spain
Aug 29th 2019, 7:53 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 1,579
Posted By NABman

Re: Question re making a will

We recently revised our UK wills and therefore our Spanish wills (property and assets in both jurisdictions). Our Spanish lawyers firm are Executors and the will confirms the existence of our UK Will...
Forum: Spain
Aug 13th 2019, 8:58 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 520
Posted By NABman

Re: Advice for the non-technical. Gas/Electric stove.

We imported a non-integrated stove purchased in the UK. It had two ovens but only one was ever used at a time. We found that to run oven and also have the option of a/c, water heater etc availability...
Forum: Spain
Jul 24th 2019, 8:28 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,742
Posted By NABman

Re: Process/tips/pitfalls re property

FWIW we rent a property out via AirBNB and Trip Advisor both will not accept a listing without a tourist licence and also will inform the tax authorities of every booking.
Getting a tourist...
Forum: Spain
Jun 10th 2019, 9:48 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 968
Posted By NABman

Re: Motorcycle ownership check.

Thank you Loading Along that is very very helpful.
Forum: Spain
Jun 9th 2019, 9:03 am
Replies: 6
Views: 968
Posted By NABman

Re: Motorcycle ownership check.

Thanks Snikpoh, why didn't I think of that
Forum: Spain
Jun 8th 2019, 5:43 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 968
Posted By NABman

Re: Motorcycle ownership check.

Looking at Honda primarily. Have seen a NC750 2016 second-hand that fits the price range, also seen a few Honda 500X also second-hand. Ideally a new 750 would be great although pretty sure finances...
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