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Forum: Spain
May 13th 2022, 7:46 pm
Replies: 86
Views: 3,485
Posted By Lefty2021

Re: Just a reminder

Perhaps a link to learning resources or helpful information in how others have learned Spanish may be helpful, I’m 60 and don’t find it particularly easy to learn, I can see why people get daunted...
Forum: Spain
May 1st 2022, 11:42 am
Replies: 37
Views: 1,865
Posted By Lefty2021

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

My dad encouraged me to start a private pension in 1984, I did freeze payments for 10 years due to cost of living, divorce, child maintenance payments etc, I have never been part of a company pension...
Forum: Spain
May 1st 2022, 11:30 am
Replies: 86
Views: 3,485
Posted By Lefty2021

Re: Just a reminder

I wonder how many British will bury there head in the sand and continue driving, I can imagine the caravan park residents on the Costas being targeted for spot checks
Forum: Spain
Apr 27th 2022, 6:21 pm
Replies: 116
Views: 4,132
Posted By Lefty2021

Re: Move back to UK or stay in Spain ? 2022

I had to laugh as I live in Stoke and you are correct, it is a cesspit 😂 crime and drugs are out of hand, we are the monkey dust capital of the UK, the amount of mindless drunken attacks, racial...
Forum: Spain
Mar 1st 2022, 9:49 am
Replies: 6
Views: 516
Posted By Lefty2021

Interesting info on buying a car in Spain

I never realised how much red tape there was in buying a car in Spain 😯
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Forum: Spain
Feb 26th 2022, 3:43 pm
Replies: 48
Views: 2,600
Posted By Lefty2021

Re: Driving licence exchange, latest news....

how did he do and how did he find it?
Forum: Spain
Feb 24th 2022, 10:18 am
Replies: 48
Views: 2,600
Posted By Lefty2021

Re: Driving licence exchange, latest news....

Ive no idea what fluency level would be required to take a driving test or what level of competence GCSE level Spanish at school consists of, from my own experience I have only been taking Spanish...
Forum: Spain
Feb 10th 2022, 8:15 am
Replies: 29
Views: 1,358
Posted By Lefty2021

Re: UK families avoid Spain over vaccine rules

I’ve seen posts regarding brits in their thousands cancelling holidays to Spain but holiday prices do not seem to be coming down, prices seem really expensive this year.
Forum: Spain
Dec 28th 2021, 6:04 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 858
Posted By Lefty2021

Re: U.K. licence after 31st December

It looks as though another extension has been granted until the end of February

https://www.facebook.com/422269771210763/posts/2603734009730984/

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Forum: Spain
Dec 26th 2021, 4:03 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 858
Posted By Lefty2021

U.K. licence after 31st December

Has the 31st December deadline for residents driving on a U.K. licence been extended as my friend in Spain says it has but I can’t find reference to the extension
Forum: Spain
Nov 2nd 2021, 6:01 pm
Replies: 90
Views: 4,981
Posted By Lefty2021

Re: Passport stamps

Ive seen on a Facebook group a post regarding stamping of passports, many people have been stamped entering the country but not leaving the country, there has been reports of passport control not...
Forum: Spain
Nov 1st 2021, 4:48 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 520
Posted By Lefty2021

Re: TIE & working occasionally in UK

🤔 my friend isn’t on this forum and doesn’t know I’m asking on her behalf, I am quite concerned for her as there are other concerns and I can see her getting in serious trouble, some people bury...
Forum: Spain
Nov 1st 2021, 2:26 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 1,104
Posted By Lefty2021

Re: DGT extends UK licence deadline to end of December

Does anyone know of anybody who has taken the Spanish driving test this year, if so how did they find it? Any problems with language?

I have a friend who is relieved that it has been extended...
Forum: Spain
Nov 1st 2021, 2:18 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 520
Posted By Lefty2021

TIE & working occasionally in UK

Ive tried searching for the answer but can’t find what I need to know.
I have a friend who lives in Benidorm, has TIE, visits UK quite regularly where she owns an house and while here works shifts...
Forum: Spain
Oct 6th 2021, 7:36 pm
Replies: 33
Views: 1,579
Posted By Lefty2021

Re: Spanish motorcycle licence

I can honestly say at nearly 60 years old learning Spanish is not easy, well t isn’t easy for me 😂 I did duolingo for 12 months and I have been having lessons for the last 5 months, my teacher said...
Forum: Spain
Sep 5th 2021, 12:53 pm
Replies: 67
Views: 3,417
Posted By Lefty2021

Re: 3 month travel.

I was wondering exactly the same thing as I too want to cruise as well as spend time in the Costa Blanca, as far as I’m aware it is a 90 day allowance for the whole of the Schengen zone
Forum: Spain
Aug 28th 2021, 2:55 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,157
Posted By Lefty2021

Re: Question for Benidorm residents - diet!

Regarding diets, if you were living there you would have your own kitchen facilities so able to prepare your own food controlling your own calorie intake, my wife and myself have spoken about exactly...
Forum: Spain
Aug 9th 2021, 4:31 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,310
Posted By Lefty2021

Re: Learning Spanish 2

Ive downloaded all my cd’s to iTunes on my laptop then synced them to an old iPod we had knocking about and not used for years, it is small enough to keep in my pocket and I listen to it while...
Forum: Spain
Aug 3rd 2021, 8:43 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 999
Posted By Lefty2021

Re: If You Were Booking A Holiday In Spain ?

Ive only used Airbnb in New Zealand and U.K. but I have recently been looking at Airbnb in Spain rather than hotel stays.
Forum: Spain
Aug 3rd 2021, 7:21 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,310
Posted By Lefty2021

Re: Learning Spanish 2

I used duolingo for 12 months but gave up on it for now, it is ok to learn some words and sentence structure but you will never be proficient using duolingo alone, it gave me an head start when I...
Forum: Spain
Jul 20th 2021, 8:35 am
Replies: 8
Views: 1,491
Posted By Lefty2021

Re: Alicante - English speaking driving instructor

Has anyone actually sat the practical driving test yet as an insight would be useful, perhaps even a sheet of commonly used instructions to learn in Spanish could be offered, it could be just as...
Forum: Spain
Jul 16th 2021, 7:57 am
Replies: 17
Views: 1,310
Posted By Lefty2021

Re: Learning Spanish 2

I can see what you mean now, I joined in January but until the learning Spanish language thread a few weeks I had nothing to add or help on topics and as I myself is on the language learning journey...
Forum: Spain
Jul 15th 2021, 8:57 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,310
Posted By Lefty2021

Re: Learning Spanish 2

Not at all, just a recommendation of a good product I have found which may benefit others, I could list ever single resource I have looked at over the last 12 months, sorry if it offends you but...
Forum: Spain
Jul 15th 2021, 5:57 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,310
Posted By Lefty2021

Learning Spanish 2

I hope it is ok to post this, following on from the last thread regarding learning the Spanish language I thought I would update my progress.

For the last 12 months I have been learning from the...
Forum: Spain
Jul 1st 2021, 7:59 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,684
Posted By Lefty2021

Re: Benidorm Campsites

I agree with you Barriej, we did consider buying a caravan a few years ago before Brexit but after weighing up the costs and the uncertainty of Brexit we decided against it, once all the restrictions...
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