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Forum: France
Nov 18th 2021, 5:18 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 1,102
Posted By jack_russell

Heating water in France

I was wondering what people's experience of water heaters is in France.

We just had a simple tank (Atlantic) with an immersion heater but that has packed in and so we are looking at a replacement....
Forum: France
Nov 18th 2021, 5:08 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 768
Posted By jack_russell

Re: n26 bank

If you want a non-France based Euro account then I would recommend Starling and Revolut, I have both. You open a normal Sterling current account with Starling and then you can immediately open an...
Forum: France
Nov 10th 2021, 2:06 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 394
Posted By jack_russell

Re: Garage for CT test

thanks for the reply. I have sent papers off to ANTS and I am waiting to get a response from them. The car is just under 4 years old at the moment so technically I do not need it for the...
Forum: France
Nov 10th 2021, 11:47 am
Replies: 10
Views: 394
Posted By jack_russell

Re: Garage for CT test

I also am still in the process of registering the car in France so i do not have the grey card yet but I still have my UK V5.
Forum: France
Nov 10th 2021, 11:45 am
Replies: 10
Views: 394
Posted By jack_russell

Re: Garage for CT test

Thanks for your reply.

Yes, that was my understanding that unlike in the UK where a lot of garages do their own MOT testing, in France there are specilaised centres for it. I understood though...
Forum: France
Nov 10th 2021, 11:20 am
Replies: 10
Views: 394
Posted By jack_russell

Garage for CT test

can anyone recommend a garage (preferably English speaking) in Menton that can do a CT on a RHD car?
Forum: France
Nov 10th 2021, 11:19 am
Replies: 0
Views: 240
Posted By jack_russell

Courier Service

I need to send some important legal documents quickly back to the UK. I am not sure whether to trust La Poste so can anyone recommend a courier service in Menton/Nice.
Forum: France
Oct 3rd 2021, 2:48 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,237
Posted By jack_russell

Re: Tax Fonciere

Send the proof that you sold the property to the tax office and they should sort it out.
Forum: France
Oct 3rd 2021, 2:45 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 847
Posted By jack_russell

Re: Buy a new car in UK or France?

Why would you even consider getting a RHD converted to LHD? All you need to do is to get the headlights adjusted.
Forum: France
Aug 19th 2021, 1:23 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 590
Posted By jack_russell

Re: antigenic test for UK return

I am shortly going to face the same dilemma so was wondering if anyone had any experience of getting a PCR test in Nice. I understand that they do it at the airport, has anyone used that service, is...
Forum: France
Aug 9th 2021, 12:29 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 338
Posted By jack_russell

Re: NHS Covid pass on TAC app

I have worked it out for myself. The NHS app gives you a choice of 2 versions, domestic and travel. The French TAC Verif app recognises only the travel version.
Forum: France
Aug 9th 2021, 12:23 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 338
Posted By jack_russell

Re: NHS Covid pass on TAC app

Yes, I have been vaccinated in the UK and have a NHS QR code. Now the rumour is that now the French TAC app should recognise the NHS code but when I tried this morning it did not, even after the...
Forum: France
Aug 9th 2021, 8:35 am
Replies: 6
Views: 338
Posted By jack_russell

NHS Covid pass on TAC app

NHS Covid pass on TAC app.

According to the French Government it is now possible for the French TAC app to recognise a NHS Covid certificate QR code.
...
Forum: France
Jul 31st 2021, 6:54 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 408
Posted By jack_russell

hyprodis and treatment of capricorn beetle

Hi

I wondered if someone had any experience of the company hyprodis.fr, are they reliable, quality products etc.

In particular, has anyone tried their treatment for capricorn beetle and/or are...
Forum: France
Jul 21st 2021, 6:26 am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,201
Posted By jack_russell

Re: holiday home taxes

I would concur with the comments about property prices in France, the market operates in a completely different way to the UK. Do not be shy in making an offer well below the asking price, 30-40%...
Forum: France
Jul 21st 2021, 5:59 am
Replies: 1
Views: 314
Posted By jack_russell

LTV - interview and medical

As I previously posted, I successfully applied for a LTV Professional Liberale.

Now, having arrived in France i went onto the immigration website to activate it.

First thing to note is that...
Forum: France
Jul 11th 2021, 9:19 am
Replies: 7
Views: 1,049
Posted By jack_russell

Re: Working In France As A British Subject

In France, there are different levels of companies with varying levels of bureaucracy but the simplest for the self-employed starting out is auto-entrepreneur. But as others have pointed out, you now...
Forum: France
Jun 14th 2021, 7:21 am
Replies: 3
Views: 680
Posted By jack_russell

Re: auto-entrepreneur visa

Well, as promised I will post how I got on and I am please to say that I have been issued with a year long Professional Liberale visa and in the end the process was painless and very efficient.

I...
Forum: France
May 15th 2021, 3:48 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 680
Posted By jack_russell

auto-entrepreneur visa

Hi

I wonder if anyone has had any experience in applying for an auto-entrepreneur visa from the UK post-Brexit and if so any advice they may have. In my case I am a software consultant.
Forum: France
Feb 4th 2021, 10:40 am
Replies: 8
Views: 652
Posted By jack_russell

Re: Replacing gas boiler

Hi again

I now have 2 quotes and they are both around the 4300 euro mark. However, one company has told us about the grants being offered by the French Government for properties to be made more...
Forum: France
Jan 29th 2021, 3:50 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 652
Posted By jack_russell

Re: Replacing gas boiler

For completeness i attach the quote
Forum: France
Jan 29th 2021, 3:20 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 652
Posted By jack_russell

Re: Replacing gas boiler

It is a combi boiler and since it is on the Cote d'Azur heating is usually only required for heating a small period during the winter months. Hot water is the primary function

Are there are...
Forum: France
Jan 29th 2021, 2:15 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 652
Posted By jack_russell

Re: Replacing gas boiler

Thanks for the replies so far. the 3000 was just an indication from the agent but I have now received a full quote from the gas fitter and it is much worse than I feared, 4300 euros is the total...
Forum: France
Jan 28th 2021, 3:42 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 652
Posted By jack_russell

Replacing gas boiler

Hello

We have been advised by our agent in France that the gas boiler in our property needs replacing. We have been quoted 3000 euros for the work, does that sound about right?

Cheers
Forum: France
Dec 17th 2020, 2:46 pm
Replies: 40
Views: 7,275
Posted By jack_russell

Re: no MOT car stuck in France

I see contradictory statements regarding non-residents registering a car in France on other websites, some say it is possible some say it is not.

It appears that some prefecture offices did it as...
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