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Forum: Spain
Nov 15th 2021, 5:57 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 831
Posted By dypcdiver

Angry Re: Please be aware of the Palm weevil danger!

Our local Town Hall sent out registered letters to people who had palm trees that were visible from the road. Included was a system of recommended treatment and where to get the chemicals from, this...
Forum: Spain
Sep 26th 2017, 10:06 am
Replies: 37
Views: 5,792
Posted By dypcdiver

Re: Banking/ UK via Spain

Things I would make sure; that the source of the pension/s is clearly stated, and that your bank in Spain will not charge you for receiving/processing the payments.
The exchange rate from the UK...
Forum: Spain
Sep 24th 2017, 11:35 am
Replies: 11
Views: 2,714
Posted By dypcdiver

Re: Northern Spain, Lugo, Leon, Burgos area

Think of Wales but 5 to 10 degrees warmer.
Forum: Spain
Sep 24th 2017, 11:30 am
Replies: 37
Views: 5,792
Posted By dypcdiver

Re: Banking/ UK via Spain

I bank with BBVA, who don't levy charges if I have my pension arriving there. My pension is paid in Euros from the UK Gov Pension office. I also have a small draw down from a pension fund which is...
Forum: Spain
Sep 3rd 2017, 10:26 am
Replies: 13
Views: 7,264
Posted By dypcdiver

Re: Opening dog boarding kennel help please

My ex next door neighbours for 6 years moved out to a finca to open boarding kennels.
They built 2 blocks to house a total of 30 dogs, they had all the plans for the kennels approved before...
Forum: Spain
Aug 9th 2017, 3:23 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 308
Posted By dypcdiver

Re: Vehichle Recovery in Bilbao or Barcelona

We did something similar some years back, just phoned a local garage and they sent a grua, for a pre-arranged price. There is probably a classic car club in Bilbao you might get them to help as they...
Forum: Spain
Jun 8th 2017, 10:55 am
Replies: 4
Views: 1,652
Posted By dypcdiver

Re: Leaking Astral multiport valve

As I said that I couldn't help with your valve because I have the 07444 version. However it is 18 years old, so I don't feel too bad about replacing it.
Forum: Spain
Jun 8th 2017, 10:26 am
Replies: 4
Views: 1,652
Posted By dypcdiver

Re: Leaking Astral multiport valve

:starsmile:By the way I am replacing my valve because of a hairline crack in the top, I had replaced all the "O" rings but it continued to leak. It was only visible on very close inspection.
Forum: Spain
Jun 8th 2017, 10:23 am
Replies: 4
Views: 1,652
Posted By dypcdiver

Re: Leaking Astral multiport valve

I cannot comment on your multiport selector valve but I have just bought a new one and a cleaning robot from the company below, very good prices and I ordered on Friday and goods arrived Monday...
Forum: Spain
May 31st 2017, 10:53 am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,157
Posted By dypcdiver

Re: Transferwise Account Numbers

A friend of mine in Majorca has just been scammed, he received an email telling him that the parts that he ordered and had subsequently been delivered, had not been paid for. For his convenience they...
Forum: Spain
May 24th 2017, 10:01 am
Replies: 14
Views: 2,317
Posted By dypcdiver

Re: Changing my UK licence to Spanish

I also got fined for driving on a UK licence, I had asked in Trafico if I needed to exchange it 3 years earlier when I bought a new car and was told no. However the law changed a couple of years back...
Forum: Spain
Nov 18th 2016, 11:47 am
Replies: 9
Views: 912
Posted By dypcdiver

Re: Old wiring causing problems

Just buy a few new style sockets and have a friendly electrician fit them.
Forum: Spain
Nov 8th 2016, 2:58 pm
Replies: 29
Views: 8,454
Posted By dypcdiver

Re: ITV Rules

Make an appointment online for when you get back and do not use the car for any other purpose other than going directly to the ITV station.
Forum: Spain
Jun 1st 2016, 9:42 am
Replies: 12
Views: 1,057
Posted By dypcdiver

Re: Pool maintenance

Welcome Celticfloot (http://britishexpats.com/forum/members/celticfloot-255752/)


I have had my pool for 17 years, and do all my own maintenance. I go along with Fred James...
Forum: Spain
Jul 13th 2015, 10:19 am
Replies: 6
Views: 703
Posted By dypcdiver

Re: SPAIN Life Ins. Investments - TAX

I have transferred my previous investments held in the IoM into my SEB Spanish Portfolio Bond without a problem or tax. Try asking the advisor.
Forum: Spain
Jun 21st 2015, 9:33 am
Replies: 22
Views: 2,135
Posted By dypcdiver

Re: Living in Spain with a UK bank

BoS is happy to send credit cards etc. to me here in Spain.
Interestingly though they picked up that I pay a UK phone bill (my father's) by DD and wrote to me to ask if I had returned to the UK.
Forum: Spain
May 25th 2015, 9:20 am
Replies: 14
Views: 2,917
Posted By dypcdiver

Re: Sand coming out of jets in pool

http://pdbdocs.astralpool.com/recambios/KIT10_20128_filtro_cantabric_AP_v02_2014-07-10.pdf[/URL]
Forum: Spain
May 25th 2015, 9:18 am
Replies: 14
Views: 2,917
Posted By dypcdiver

Re: Sand coming out of jets in pool

Here is an Astral filter showing the spider that is probably at fault, as you can see all the parts are replaceable.

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Forum: Spain
Apr 25th 2015, 9:58 am
Replies: 8
Views: 1,152
Posted By dypcdiver

Re: Salou and Surrounding Areas - Super cheap for a week?

Hi cre I live between Salou and Cambrils just across the road from the Villa Mitzyboy mentioned. Regrettably I have no idea where you might find anywhere cheap in August in this area. I would be...
Forum: Spain
Jun 2nd 2014, 9:36 am
Replies: 4
Views: 1,016
Posted By dypcdiver

Re: ADSL in Coma-Ruga / El Vendrell

I'm in Cambrils, Tarragona region and have had Telefonica for the last 13 years without problem. It once went down for an hour, phone line as well. When it came back on I received a call telling me...
Forum: Spain
Feb 28th 2014, 8:31 am
Replies: 23
Views: 1,418
Posted By dypcdiver

Re: Pool build question

A local pool building company built mine, at the time I asked if all the paperwork was in order, he said that as it was his job he had lots of contacts at the local town hall and I was not to worry....
Forum: Spain
Nov 25th 2013, 7:06 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 4,798
Posted By dypcdiver

Re: How to find out the cause of death in Spain

I have been through this some years back, as you have said the cause is not on the certificates, this caused problems with the insurance company. However a copy of the original certificate as signed...
Forum: Spain
Oct 30th 2013, 1:16 pm
Replies: 25
Views: 1,610
Posted By dypcdiver

Re: car insurance

Interestingly when we bought our first car here we insured with Linea Direct as just 2 named drivers. 10 years later we needed to add a friend on whilst he was staying with us. I phoned the insurance...
Forum: Spain
Sep 18th 2013, 10:02 am
Replies: 216
Views: 15,078
Posted By dypcdiver

Re: Winter Fuel Payment

I struggle to see why moving from one country to another wipes out contributions you have made in the country you have left. Further more I'm pleased to see that the governments generally agrees with...
Forum: Spain
Sep 18th 2013, 9:34 am
Replies: 216
Views: 15,078
Posted By dypcdiver

Re: Winter Fuel Payment

I am usually based in Andorra at 6000ft altitude and can assure the government that it is a lot colder than it ever gets in the UK. Moving out of the UK does not mean you don't need heating.
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