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Forum: Spain
Nov 28th 2020, 9:55 am
Replies: 35
Ms
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Posted By bfg69bug

Re: Ms

edited.
Forum: Spain
Nov 28th 2020, 9:38 am
Replies: 35
Ms
Views: 2,383
Posted By bfg69bug

Re: Spanish Residency

Sorry Missle i accept that everyone has an opinion, but nobody is talking about an accident.

Every single link on google search disagrees with you. (i´m trying to find an official link, but the...
Forum: Spain
Nov 27th 2020, 5:20 am
Replies: 35
Ms
Views: 2,383
Posted By bfg69bug

Re: Spanish Residency

Sorry John, but it would help if we could have some more information ? you say that your wife is not resident, and that she would have to do all the driving ? are we to then assume that your wife has...
Forum: Spain
Nov 27th 2020, 4:38 am
Replies: 37
Views: 2,215
Posted By bfg69bug

Re: My experience living in madrid after 5 years

thats the thing, sometimes.. it just doesnt work.



blimey with those salaries i might have to investigate. My other half speaks 4 languages fluently, and can get by in 3 or 4 more , i speak 2...
Forum: Spain
Nov 19th 2020, 11:47 am
Replies: 37
Views: 2,215
Posted By bfg69bug

Re: My experience living in madrid after 5 years

I was not intending to start an argument, this is simply a discussion - everyone has different wants and needs, and when we move ourselves and our families to a new country we often expect to have...
Forum: Spain
Nov 18th 2020, 10:31 am
Replies: 37
Views: 2,215
Posted By bfg69bug

Re: My experience living in madrid after 5 years

I´ve always been told, and i totally agree - "spain is a great place to retire to, but a hard place to live if you need to work". This is probably applicable to a good 80% of the people that move to...
Forum: Spain
Nov 17th 2020, 3:44 pm
Replies: 37
Views: 2,215
Posted By bfg69bug

Re: My experience living in madrid after 5 years

This is very true.

My partner and I are in our late 30´s. We are "miluristas" - meaning our combined income is €2000 a month. We are renting (€500) and run 2 cars (another €500 maybe, taking fuel...
Forum: Spain
Nov 17th 2020, 3:28 pm
Replies: 35
Ms
Views: 2,383
Posted By bfg69bug

Re: Spanish Residency

Why not their own website ? n332 - Driving in Spain (http://www.n332.es) ? You realise that the site is run by some retired, some serving GC traffico officers from torrevieja ? The information...
Forum: Spain
Nov 14th 2020, 7:59 am
Replies: 20
Views: 1,208
Posted By bfg69bug

Re: Spain wants to repopulate rural villages - Good opportunity?

I wish there were something like this in the malaga area, i´d move there tomorrow. Nothing within 30 minutes of the airport that we can afford and has the right paperwork to get a mortgage.
Forum: Spain
Nov 14th 2020, 7:35 am
Replies: 35
Ms
Views: 2,383
Posted By bfg69bug

Re: Ms

Where as I opened it because of that. I grew up here with a wonderful girl.. she was only in her 20´s when she passed away.
Forum: Spain
Nov 14th 2020, 7:29 am
Replies: 35
Ms
Views: 2,383
Posted By bfg69bug

Re: Spanish Residency

close...unless its changed recently - .. Its illegal for a spanish resident to drive any foreign plated car owned by themselves or any close relative. I work in a car park, we drive foreign cars...
Forum: Spain
Nov 13th 2020, 9:14 am
Forum: Spain
Oct 12th 2020, 2:25 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 394
Posted By bfg69bug

Re: Taking out Finance for a new car ? Where is "cheapest" ?

Thats a very good point Fred James. - ive not seen so many like you had, but some do include roadside assitance for a couple of years
Forum: Spain
Oct 12th 2020, 11:23 am
Replies: 5
Views: 394
Posted By bfg69bug

Re: Taking out Finance for a new car ? Where is "cheapest" ?

I´m talking to myself here .. hahaha

Ive just checked with my bank (cajasur) and on a 10,000€ car loan, the simulator says that its only €12,600 to pay back, with insurance, at €165 a month.
...
Forum: Spain
Oct 12th 2020, 11:02 am
Replies: 5
Views: 394
Posted By bfg69bug

Re: Taking out Finance for a new car ? Where is "cheapest" ?

I´ll add that i´ve never had finance of any sort in my 40 years. If I can afford it i buy it, if i cant, i wait till i can. finance is scary to me.
Forum: Spain
Oct 12th 2020, 11:01 am
Replies: 5
Views: 394
Posted By bfg69bug

Taking out Finance for a new car ? Where is "cheapest" ?

Hi all, having stepped cautiously into the world of "adulting" (looking at houses and new cars etc) .. i find myself looking for a new / nearly new SUV / 4x4.

I´ve found several options and...
Forum: Spain
Oct 9th 2020, 7:38 am
Replies: 57
Views: 4,418
Posted By bfg69bug

Re: Final call? Spain: register your residency

bobd22 As fred says, funcionarios are are law unto their own. They ignore whats written and make the rules up as they go along.

One of my collegues is in Malaga today to get a replacement TIE...
Forum: Spain
Oct 8th 2020, 8:26 am
Replies: 4
Views: 449
Posted By bfg69bug

Re: ITV Appointments

This is the "pop up" on the ITV booking website:

"- Si la fecha de caducidad de la inspección de su vehículo está dentro del periodo comprendido entre el 21 de junio y el 31 de agosto, goza de una...
Forum: Spain
Oct 8th 2020, 8:17 am
Replies: 4
Views: 449
Posted By bfg69bug

Re: ITV Appointments

no, you dont.
Forum: Spain
Oct 6th 2020, 7:58 am
Replies: 4
Views: 484
Posted By bfg69bug

Re: Transporting fragile items

Sorry, why do have to take the car back and then fly down with a laptop? Are all your pc/monitors fixed in the car? Why not leave the PC at your partners house?

There are transport companies that...
Forum: Spain
Oct 6th 2020, 7:32 am
Replies: 57
Views: 4,418
Posted By bfg69bug

Re: Final call? Spain: register your residency

And to be fair, that makes sense, the whole "idea" of the TIE is to have an "id card" witrh a picture that can be used like id everywhere and for everything, and be more like a "national". Why would...
Forum: Spain
Oct 6th 2020, 7:25 am
Replies: 57
Views: 4,418
Posted By bfg69bug

Re: Final call? Spain: register your residency

I hope that what you were told is true, in the past people have been made to "start from 0" and prove everything again.
Forum: Spain
Oct 5th 2020, 11:05 am
Replies: 16
Views: 1,351
Posted By bfg69bug

Re: Live Q&As - full program here...

Agreed, i dont have one either.
Forum: Spain
Oct 5th 2020, 11:02 am
Replies: 57
Views: 4,418
Posted By bfg69bug

Re: Final call? Spain: register your residency

Let me explain Bob, - 20 years ago when I came here white forms were issued, these were temporary. When i changed my temporary one for a "real" (green) one, it was issued *without an end date* this...
Forum: Spain
Oct 5th 2020, 9:44 am
Replies: 16
Views: 1,229
Posted By bfg69bug

Re: TIE with no rental contract

i suppose in an ideal world that would be how things work.
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