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Forum: Spain
Jul 5th 2020, 4:27 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 447
Posted By Countryboy1

Re: Private Heath Insurance and SIP card together

Thanks Fred, when I visit my private doctor, any drugs he prescribes (including statins for example) I pay for over the counter. I have no problem
with that, it's my choice. My only query was if i...
Forum: Spain
Jul 5th 2020, 4:07 pm
Forum: Spain
Jul 5th 2020, 4:06 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 447
Posted By Countryboy1

Re: Private Heath Insurance and SIP card together

Just a question that's all! Have had PHI for 18 years now and the only time I've visted my local Salud in all that time was for a blood test, so I've not exactly been a burden on the system, quite...
Forum: Spain
Jul 5th 2020, 2:17 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 447
Posted By Countryboy1

Re: Private Heath Insurance and SIP card together

Yes, thanks. Just speculating that's all. Say, for example i was being treated over time for some condition and it was discovered that it was cancerous. They then decide upon chemotherapy that I...
Forum: Spain
Jul 5th 2020, 1:44 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 447
Posted By Countryboy1

Private Heath Insurance and SIP card together

My wife and I both have private health insurance and SIP cards. If, during treatment under the private policy i discover expensive drugs may be necessary which I cannot afford, is it possible to then...
Forum: Spain
Jan 17th 2019, 1:57 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 665
Posted By Countryboy1

Re: UK licence to Spanish one

Just checked the DGT site for appointment locations for changing my Driver’s licence and living in Moraira/Teulada on the CB the nearest offices are quoted as either Valencia or Alicante both of...
Forum: Spain
Jan 17th 2019, 11:00 am
Replies: 12
Views: 665
Posted By Countryboy1

Re: UK licence to Spanish one

Thanks for that.Appreciated.
Forum: Spain
Jan 17th 2019, 10:16 am
Replies: 12
Views: 665
Posted By Countryboy1

Re: UK licence to Spanish one

Thanks Fred, must confess the extract from the CAB site did confuse me.
Forum: Spain
Jan 17th 2019, 10:09 am
Replies: 12
Views: 665
Posted By Countryboy1

UK licence to Spanish one

Apologies to raise this regular topic, but lifted the below quote from the CAB Spain

“ you renew your EU licence for a Spanish one when your licence is about to expire (up to 3 months before...
Forum: Spain
Dec 26th 2018, 2:07 pm
Forum: Spain
Dec 24th 2018, 9:52 am
Replies: 7
Views: 665
Posted By Countryboy1

Re: Owners Direct - anyone any information please?

Solved, sorry for wasting time. Passed property again and sign says Direct Owner, not Owners Direct. My error.
Apologies again.

:o
Forum: Spain
Dec 24th 2018, 8:45 am
Replies: 7
Views: 665
Posted By Countryboy1

Re: Owners Direct - anyone any information please?

Good idea in principle, but, speaking to others, suspect “builder” may be involved in private lettings as he and his wife clean the property after occupation. Think actual owners may be unaware of...
Forum: Spain
Dec 23rd 2018, 4:30 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 665
Posted By Countryboy1

Re: Owners Direct - anyone any information please?

It only appeared in the last week although the sign is metal but looks old and tacky. Something fishy me thinks. Will try to contact the company sometime. Think it may be illicit in some way as it’s...
Forum: Spain
Dec 23rd 2018, 4:05 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 665
Posted By Countryboy1

Owners Direct - anyone any information please?

There is a house nearby to ours which has recently acquired a "For Sale" sign outside with a company called Owners Direct.co.uk. The property is/was owned by a French family who do not reside there...
Forum: Spain
Oct 19th 2018, 3:54 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 2,043
Posted By Countryboy1

Re: Spain why the walls?

I like that answer, thanks.
Forum: Spain
Oct 19th 2018, 1:50 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 2,043
Posted By Countryboy1

Re: Spain why the walls?

And they don't in Florida or say, Los Angeles?
Forum: Spain
Oct 19th 2018, 1:48 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 2,043
Posted By Countryboy1

Re: Spain why the walls?

Fair point, okay normal around my area and many parts of the Costas!
But my post was not to question the merits or otherwise of such walls but to wonder why in a (relatively) safe place like Spain,...
Forum: Spain
Oct 19th 2018, 1:09 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 2,043
Posted By Countryboy1

Spain why the walls?

Apropos of nothing in particular, this has been something I have mulled over during the 18 years I have lived here so now seems a good a time as any to ask this.
I have travelled to many parts of...
Forum: Spain
Jul 29th 2018, 4:54 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 809
Posted By Countryboy1

Re: Internet speed help

Well said, completely agree. Windows is far too clogged up with things that the average person has no need of whatsoever. There should be a "mini" alternative.
Forum: Spain
Jul 29th 2018, 12:39 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 809
Posted By Countryboy1

Re: Internet speed help

Didn't know about an AVG search engine. Is this a stand alone one like say Google which i can install and have an dedicated icon on my desktop or is it part of the larger AVG security package install...
Forum: Spain
Jul 15th 2018, 3:14 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 2,036
Posted By Countryboy1

Re: Licence to rent out property

That's what I'd like to know but got nowhere. Town Hall not really interested, just said submit report to Alicante and at some time Inspectors may get around to it. Also, asked if police would take...
Forum: Spain
Jul 15th 2018, 2:11 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 709
Posted By Countryboy1

Re: WiFi CCTV

Just installed a Blink System. One interior and one exterior camera. Very easy to set up and totally wireless so need to plug the camera into any power or connect any wires. Records motion detection...
Forum: Spain
Jul 3rd 2018, 4:26 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 2,036
Posted By Countryboy1

Re: Licence to rent out property

Thanks very much for that very comprehensive response, Is vacaciones-espana.es/rentalbuzz/registrar-viviendas-turisticas-en-la-comunidad-valenciana-1 a website?
Thanks again.
Forum: Spain
Jul 3rd 2018, 3:36 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 2,036
Posted By Countryboy1

Re: Licence to rent out property

Thanks for that. I'm still bemused by the fact that there is no online system for checking licenced premises. Surely all approved applications are entered onto a database? Why then is this not...
Forum: Spain
Jul 3rd 2018, 12:58 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 2,036
Posted By Countryboy1

Re: Licence to rent out property

Update. Well, went to the town hall. Waste of time in summary Told properties for rental should have sign outside on the wall not inside They do not keep any database of licences so they were unable...
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