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Forum: Spain
Mar 8th 2021, 8:30 am
Replies: 19
Views: 889
Posted By chrisjolly

Smile Re: Funeral Plans for Non-Residents in Spain

They don’t bury bodies here. They are cremated and then placed in a hole in a wall in the grave yard which you rent for a certain amount of time. The costs were all inclusive but depending on type of...
Forum: Spain
Mar 7th 2021, 10:39 am
Replies: 19
Views: 889
Posted By chrisjolly

Smile Re: Funeral Plans for Non-Residents in Spain

We went through the same process a few years ago having met someone who works for a Funeral Insurance Company. We compared premiums and eventually went to our local undertaker to ask him how much it...
Forum: Spain
Dec 27th 2020, 10:05 am
Replies: 4
Views: 497
Posted By chrisjolly

Smile Re: Covid jab question.

No there is not any sort of calculator but we both fall into a similar age group and we think it will be about May 2021 working on the numbers of vaccines available in Andalucia and who will be...
Forum: Spain
Jul 16th 2020, 3:13 pm
Replies: 103
Views: 7,623
Posted By chrisjolly

Smile Re: Latest on Residency from British Embassy Brits in Spain

Yes we have already been in to the Foreigners Department with our documents so they are all set up and ready to go. We have to wait a month to go and collect them.
Forum: Spain
Jul 11th 2020, 3:36 pm
Replies: 103
Views: 7,623
Posted By chrisjolly

Thumbs up Re: Latest on Residency from British Embassy Brits in Spain

Its your choice whether to exchange your existing A4 green residencia for this card but from next January we will not be EU citizens and our documents will reflect that. Knowing Spanish bureaucracy I...
Forum: Spain
Jul 11th 2020, 2:57 pm
Replies: 103
Views: 7,623
Posted By chrisjolly

Re: Latest on Residency from British Embassy Brits in Spain

Certificado de registro de residente comunitario o Tarjeta de residencia de familiar de un ciudadano de la Unión.
Its 12€. Complete the form online, one for every member of the family, print the...
Forum: Spain
Jul 11th 2020, 5:05 am
Replies: 103
Views: 7,623
Posted By chrisjolly

Thumbs up Re: Latest on Residency from British Embassy Brits in Spain

I agree with you Fred and having checked out how to complete the forms we did the tax form 790-12 online and paid for it in our local bank, 12€, then made an appointment for next Wednesday in out...
Forum: Spain
Jul 9th 2020, 7:35 am
Replies: 103
Views: 7,623
Posted By chrisjolly

Thumbs up Re: Latest on Residency from British Embassy Brits in Spain

Can you tell me which one of the boxes do I tick under the TIE section as I don’t understand it. Thank you. I did print three copies off and wondered why!
Forum: Spain
Jul 9th 2020, 2:20 am
Replies: 103
Views: 7,623
Posted By chrisjolly

Thumbs up Re: Latest on Residency from British Embassy Brits in Spain

Thank you Bob. I have asked two different local agents who said they could do this for me, one quoted 120€ and the other 82 plus IVA so would rather do it myself. We used to wait outside the Police...
Forum: Spain
Jul 8th 2020, 5:10 pm
Replies: 103
Views: 7,623
Posted By chrisjolly

Thumbs up Re: Latest on Residency from British Embassy Brits in Spain

Can you please explain how you paid the 12€ and what bank you paid it..thank you.
Forum: Spain
Jul 8th 2020, 2:20 pm
Replies: 103
Views: 7,623
Posted By chrisjolly

Thumbs up Re: Latest on Residency from British Embassy Brits in Spain

You are quite right. It is not compulsory and as far as the new legislation is concerned an existing residencia will suffice but in my experience especially with the bureaucracy here when you want to...
Forum: Spain
Jul 5th 2020, 10:09 am
Replies: 103
Views: 7,623
Posted By chrisjolly

Re: Latest on Residency from British Embassy Brits in Spain

The Governments BOE boletin issued a document BOE-A-2020-7276 yesterday which explains what we have to do and basically if you already have a permanent residencia you need to complete form EX23 and...
Forum: Spain
Jul 5th 2020, 10:05 am
Replies: 23
Views: 2,587
Posted By chrisjolly

Smile Re: I'm heading to Spain in July...or am I?

I really dont think it is worth it right now. Many offices that you mention are either closed or by appointment only and life is certainly not back to normal. You would be better to leave it a month...
Forum: Spain
Jun 27th 2020, 10:52 am
Replies: 7
Views: 593
Posted By chrisjolly

Smile Re: Car Insurance

I have just checked different companies and have gone back to Liberty Seguros which is 289 euros fully comp for a 4 year old Nissan Juke. The other companies were much more expensive. They did make a...
Forum: Spain
May 16th 2020, 7:38 am
Replies: 14
Views: 521
Posted By chrisjolly

Thumbs up Re: Funeral Plans/Life Insurance

We did the same a couple of years ago and investigated several Funeral plans and policies. It is a very Spanish thing to start a plan when a baby is born but we checked out with a local funeral...
Forum: Spain
May 13th 2020, 3:38 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 585
Posted By chrisjolly

Thumbs up Re: Car Insurance - Refunds - you might be lucky!

Just a quick update. Liberty Seguros have not offered any refund but my agent has reduced my premium which means they have reduced their commission so in a way its a result.
Forum: Spain
May 12th 2020, 7:29 am
Replies: 7
Views: 585
Posted By chrisjolly

Re: Car Insurance - Refunds - you might be lucky!

Will do but so far have had no reply from either Liberty Seguros or my Insurance Agent.
Forum: Spain
May 10th 2020, 4:08 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 585
Posted By chrisjolly

Smile Re: Car Insurance - Refunds - you might be lucky!

Have been checking what insurance companies have been offering and there are quite a few in the UK and many in the US offering a reduction or partial refund. They have calculated that they are going...
Forum: Spain
May 8th 2020, 9:42 am
Replies: 7
Views: 585
Posted By chrisjolly

Thumbs up Re: Car Insurance - Refunds - you might be lucky!

Thank you for the advice and I have written to my insurer Liberty Seguros and also my broker to ask about a partial refund. As yet I have not heard from Liberty Seguros but feel we have a justifiable...
Forum: Spain
Apr 9th 2020, 8:35 am
Replies: 9
Views: 1,199
Posted By chrisjolly

Re: Tax on UK assets

Hacienda only want to know your worldwide assets which you declare in January. Any tax is paid from your income ie interest on savings etc, work and rental income. Its up to you to declare what you...
Forum: Spain
Apr 9th 2020, 8:30 am
Replies: 17
Views: 1,467
Posted By chrisjolly

Re: Shopping

Hi Fred, if she cannot go by taxi and you have to drive I would definitely stay in your car. The most dangerous places to go are hospitals and nursing homes and at your age you are in the at risk...
Forum: Spain
Nov 26th 2019, 5:19 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,132
Posted By chrisjolly

Re: Property In Tenerife

We have been looking and there is hardly anything in that price range in the Los Cristianos and Playa de las Americas area. We have seen very small apartments for 140,000€ but not really suitable....
Forum: Spain
Nov 9th 2019, 8:35 am
Replies: 42
Views: 5,365
Posted By chrisjolly

Re: House types

The difference between Spanish properties and British ones are too numerous to mention and of course living in Spain is also very different. Searching through Idealista helps but there really is no...
Forum: Spain
Nov 7th 2019, 10:34 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 1,633
Posted By chrisjolly

Re: Managed UK to Spain Car Registration

In July and August this year 220 people died on the roads in Spain with LHD vehicles so not certain that National Road Traffic agencies worry about any risk. Be careful, especially when it rains.
Forum: Spain
Nov 7th 2019, 3:37 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 1,633
Posted By chrisjolly

Re: Managed UK to Spain Car Registration

Many urbanisations and even towns have dangerous access to the main dual carriageways or motorways, often with little or no slip road. This means that trying to look left over your shoulder across a...
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