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Forum: Spain
May 7th 2022, 9:54 am
Replies: 86
Views: 3,852
Posted By bfg69bug

Re: Just a reminder

Because they dont report... they just regurgutate whats printed in the spanish press. normally using google translate. :blink:
Forum: Spain
May 4th 2022, 8:13 am
Replies: 37
Views: 2,315
Posted By bfg69bug

Re: Your most important decision regardless of whether you stay in Spain or the

But be aware that there is tax to pay when it's paid out.. from 19% to a maximum 47% depending on the amount of your already taxed income that you have saved up.. :(
Forum: Spain
May 1st 2022, 10:34 am
Replies: 86
Views: 3,852
Posted By bfg69bug

Re: Just a reminder

i can hear all the threads coming towards us...

"help, i got pulled over and my licence isnt legal, how very dare they, then NEED us to live here..."
Forum: Spain
May 1st 2022, 9:44 am
Replies: 37
Views: 2,315
Posted By bfg69bug

Re: Your most important decision regardless of whether you stay in Spain or the

I have a pension plan with cajasur, its a seperate account, i used to pay €22 / week into it, now i have a partner, we pay €22 / week / each into it, or €176 a month.

doesn´t seem like alot, but...
Forum: Spain
Apr 10th 2022, 12:39 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 504
Posted By bfg69bug

Re: breakers yard near fuengirola

99% of tow truck drivers will take the car for free, and supply the "baja" certificate. I´m in alhaurin, but we use ones in malaga for work.

There are a couple of desguaces (scrapyards) in...
Forum: Spain
Apr 10th 2022, 11:59 am
Replies: 37
Views: 1,285
Posted By bfg69bug

Re: Simple cremations both Spain and UK

Ive not heard of one that does both countries - I´d say a savings account or an investment account would be the best bet, and you are looking at around €3500 here in spain for a simple one.
Forum: Spain
Mar 22nd 2022, 3:23 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 1,045
Posted By bfg69bug

Re: Where to buy Spices in Spain

There's a shop called fafa foods in fuengerola / los boliches that sells kilo bags of spices.
Forum: Spain
Mar 22nd 2022, 3:18 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 1,045
Posted By bfg69bug

Re: Where to buy Spices in Spain

The local wholesaler in my town sells large bags of the standard Spanish spices, and there's a large olive warehouse that has quite a selection - aceitunasbravo.com

There was a large Indian food...
Forum: Spain
Mar 22nd 2022, 3:08 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 1,045
Posted By bfg69bug

Re: Where to buy Spices in Spain

if you are in Portugal, how about the large indoor markets there ? I've only been to 2 or 3 places in Portugal, but they all had a large market most mornings, with stalls selling all sorts of spices ?
Forum: Spain
Feb 17th 2022, 12:00 am
Replies: 108
Views: 7,199
Posted By bfg69bug

Re: Price of kebab....

I'm looking at 5 of these, in a rack.

https://autosolar.es/baterias-litio-48v/bateria-litio-24kwh-pylontech-us2000c-48v

But at a grand each they are not cheap.
Forum: Spain
Feb 16th 2022, 11:25 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 945
Posted By bfg69bug

Re: 1st Post - Loads of help needed - thanks in advance

Damn.. they will be falling over to welcome you with open arms.

We don't have half of that between 2 of us, and we have a mortgage.. hahaha
Forum: Spain
Feb 16th 2022, 11:18 pm
Replies: 36
Views: 1,563
Posted By bfg69bug

Re: Buying versus importing a car from the UK

they are cheaper, but much rustier (is that a word??) Hahah

We have an imported lexus in our parking, that the local mechanic refused to work on, it's that bad. He wouldn't even drive it back to...
Forum: Spain
Feb 16th 2022, 11:16 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 1,552
Posted By bfg69bug

Re: Spanish cafe bar lease

If you have money to burn go for it. I've been here 25 years and I wouldn't try it.
Forum: Spain
Jan 11th 2022, 6:57 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 755
Posted By bfg69bug

Re: Cheapest way to transfer money from Spain to UK

a collegue bought bitcoin when it was a few hundred, and sold at €8k.. he´s kicking himself... tidy profit but he should of held on.:rofl::rofl:

Bitcoin is an interesting option, the money will...
Forum: Spain
Jan 11th 2022, 6:54 pm
Replies: 108
Views: 7,199
Posted By bfg69bug

Re: Price of kebab....

Looks good Mark - the next logical step would be to replace the batteries with Lithium - when they need replacing, but as they have lasted this long, you are obviously doing something right.

The...
Forum: Spain
Jan 11th 2022, 6:39 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 879
Posted By bfg69bug

Re: Malaga long term car storage

Ahhhh yes.. how are you getting on ? Thankyou for the good comments and reviews, and yes, i am james, we have met a few times :rofl:
Forum: Spain
Jan 11th 2022, 5:59 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 879
Posted By bfg69bug

Re: Malaga long term car storage

There are 16 parking companies at the airport the last time i counted, i´ve worked here at the same one for for 11 years now, although we have changed names a couple of times. Thanks for the good...
Forum: Spain
Jan 8th 2022, 1:01 pm
Replies: 108
Views: 7,199
Posted By bfg69bug

Re: Price of kebab....

I saw an advert for a company called campohelios.es and they were offering 5kw for €5.900(+iva) installed in one day.

I would assume 2 systems in parallel, and 2 sets of 10 535w panels, with the...
Forum: Spain
Jan 5th 2022, 9:21 pm
Replies: 108
Views: 7,199
Posted By bfg69bug

Re: Price of kebab....

I'm also interested, I have a small set up already, but I would be interested to know the makes / models that you have installed. I was looking at sunpower equipment, but 8 x 400w panels instead.
Forum: Spain
Dec 4th 2021, 3:58 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,053
Posted By bfg69bug

Re: Gas boiler

as much as you like, under the rating of the breakers, obviously. Then if you pop to *any ferreteria or electrical shop* and put a 60a breaker in place of a 15a one for €3 euros and 10 minutes...
Forum: Spain
Dec 3rd 2021, 2:57 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,053
Posted By bfg69bug

Re: Gas boiler

"flakey".. its correct.. thats exactly what it is supposed to do.

If you are contracted for 2.2kw or 3.3kw etc etc.. and you have the washing machine and the kettle on, that can be 3kw - 4kw in...
Forum: Spain
Dec 3rd 2021, 2:36 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 861
Posted By bfg69bug

Re: Snow Chains

no.

unless you are in a high area. where it snows. or gets icy.

they are 35€. get a set amazon primed and bring them just in case ?
Forum: Spain
Sep 11th 2021, 1:44 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,345
Posted By bfg69bug

Re: Changed my gas boiler to Electric

We have had both, in rented properties. I can say I much prefer the electric boiler that we have now, even tho its a cheap bricomart one that is probably not the most efficient, due to the way it...
Forum: Spain
Sep 9th 2021, 8:10 am
Replies: 5
Views: 750
Posted By bfg69bug

Re: Repatriation

How bad is he?

When my mum had her first stroke and she was fine, but couldn't spell any more, she kept telling us that her tablet was broken.

After the second she stopped speaking but could...
Forum: Spain
Aug 4th 2021, 6:47 am
Replies: 28
Views: 1,843
Posted By bfg69bug

Re: Funeral Plans for Non-Residents in Spain

When my mum died in 2017 the funeral director was there within the hour, we had to sign paperwork at a table in the same room as her body.

It was upstairs in the hospital, like a private room...
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