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Forum: Spain
May 26th 2020, 8:51 am
Replies: 8
Views: 706
Posted By SimonJ22

Re: Spanish Banks

I agree, Openbank have been great for me.
Forum: Spain
May 18th 2020, 8:29 am
Replies: 11
Views: 822
Posted By SimonJ22

Re: Crossing Spanish / French border

It's not as bad yet, but it is growing https://www.euronews.com/2020/04/27/coronavirus-related-illness-affecting-children-emerging-in-the-uk-health-officials-warn
Forum: Spain
May 18th 2020, 5:12 am
Replies: 11
Views: 822
Posted By SimonJ22

Re: Crossing Spanish / French border

This is looking like it is not the case. Link (https://www.biospace.com/article/covid-19-increases-risk-of-heart-attacks-and-stroke/)
Forum: Spain
Apr 28th 2020, 5:50 am
Replies: 11
Views: 895
Posted By SimonJ22

Re: The price of masks.

They delivered ours yesterday, one per person but they are washable.
Forum: Spain
Apr 24th 2020, 5:43 am
Replies: 46
Views: 5,088
Posted By SimonJ22

Re: First steps after lockdown

Given we are a long way from a vaccine I sincerely hope that is not the next step lol
Forum: Spain
Apr 10th 2020, 7:57 am
Replies: 46
Views: 5,088
Posted By SimonJ22

Re: First steps after lockdown

Yesterday they said it is likely to be extended until May 10th now.
Forum: Spain
Mar 23rd 2020, 5:12 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,209
Posted By SimonJ22

Re: Netflix problem

This doesn't work any more, the from address will be correct, however the link you click to login will go somewhere completely different.
With anything you are better reading the email, open your...
Forum: Spain
Mar 20th 2020, 11:32 am
Replies: 20
Views: 2,040
Posted By SimonJ22

Re: Last free day tomorrow

Odd it doesn't mention a price reduction for a lower quality product.
Forum: Spain
Mar 15th 2020, 6:16 am
Replies: 20
Views: 2,040
Posted By SimonJ22

Re: Last free day tomorrow

Sit in the garden and read a book, drink some wine and run an extension lead to keep the laptop charged! :)
Forum: Spain
Nov 26th 2018, 8:26 am
Replies: 2
Views: 467
Posted By SimonJ22

Re: Vueling Barcelona

Yes agree, speak to someone on the plane, they can communicate with the ground staff and help you leave quickly with directions and have staff waiting for you.
Forum: Spain
Oct 19th 2018, 12:34 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 2,280
Posted By SimonJ22

Re: Spain why the walls?

People in Spain spend more time outside, in swimwear, do you want people walking past seeing you in your budgie smugglers?
Forum: Spain
Oct 17th 2018, 11:16 am
Replies: 9
Views: 1,844
Posted By SimonJ22

Re: Torrevieja

It depends where you go more than when, the main town is very Spanish, the beaches more of a mix and certain areas seem to attract different nationalities. If you walk around you will find all sorts...
Forum: Spain
Oct 7th 2018, 11:38 am
Replies: 3
Views: 480
Posted By SimonJ22

Re: Closing bank accounts and moving direct debits (domiciliaciones)

I am just now moving from Sabadell to OpenBank and they have a form I can scan and email which will transfer them.
Forum: Spain
Oct 2nd 2018, 2:21 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 4,709
Posted By SimonJ22

Re: Club Voyage membership number

You would not know nor would the Boring Farts since the British Expat Private Message system is designed to be private between correspondents. *

We have indeed been helped via the BE PM!...
Forum: Spain
Oct 1st 2018, 8:18 am
Replies: 4
Views: 757
Posted By SimonJ22

Re: Synergy Spanish Course

I completed Duolingo but still had to start again with a local teacher. You can't beat a real person who understands both English and Spanish.
Forum: Spain
Sep 29th 2018, 9:31 am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,209
Posted By SimonJ22

Re: UK Govt starts to issue guidelines on no deal Brexit

Or use a browser with a paste as plain text option. https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/britishexpats.com-vbulletin/1412x1043/screenshot_from_2018_09_29_11_29_42_f4265c7278fe3e9070b7b5430d83586ffe3e7b2b.png
Forum: Spain
Sep 24th 2018, 11:22 am
Replies: 15
Views: 964
Posted By SimonJ22

Re: Spanish Driving Licence

Not always, my wife just did paperwork, no medical or eye test.
Forum: Spain
Sep 22nd 2018, 12:17 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 4,709
Posted By SimonJ22

Re: Club Voyage membership number

I also did this, well I have booked with a number thanks to a kind member of the forum, however I would hope the member also gains due to the amount of money spent or distance travelled.
Forum: Spain
Sep 8th 2018, 7:37 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 1,812
Posted By SimonJ22

Re: Best way to transfer money

I don't know PremiereFX, but the point it to get quotes and not just use a company someone suggests on the internet.
I have used several and always received the money promptly and different amounts...
Forum: Spain
Sep 8th 2018, 8:52 am
Replies: 22
Views: 1,812
Posted By SimonJ22

Re: Best way to transfer money

Get quotes from places like Currencies direct and then transfer with the best. Always ask for a final figure if I send this much money.
Forum: Spain
Sep 5th 2018, 10:21 am
Replies: 16
Views: 1,107
Posted By SimonJ22

Re: Baffled

I walk with our cat around the area and he actively rubs his face on water bottles, not bothered by them in the least.
Forum: Spain
Aug 31st 2018, 11:56 am
Replies: 11
Views: 984
Posted By SimonJ22

Re: death in Spain

Haha, sorry, it struck me as funny talking about funeral plans!
Forum: Spain
Aug 29th 2018, 10:46 am
Replies: 14
Views: 1,093
Posted By SimonJ22

Re: To Speak or Not to Speak (Spanish)

OK, I need subtitles and they were really odd so I only watched a couple of minutes. I got the feeling it was learning phrases, my bad.
Forum: Spain
Aug 28th 2018, 3:40 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 482
Posted By SimonJ22

Re: Work prospects for TV repair Engineer Costa Blanca

My experience is people want things repaired, for free, they don't want to pay much at all I get offered 10€ for my trouble, I am a Canon and Brother trained service technician and cannot find work...
Forum: Spain
Aug 28th 2018, 8:42 am
Replies: 14
Views: 1,093
Posted By SimonJ22

Re: To Speak or Not to Speak (Spanish)

Phrasebooks are all well and good but you also have to be able to understand the responses. I have found as I get better as speaking Spanish I get worse at hearing it because people judge you on your...
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