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Forum: Portugal
Dec 4th 2022, 12:36 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 246
Posted By Lelandy

Re: Vet in Tavira

We've used Novavet (by the Maria Nova hotel) for a few years now, very happy with the service provided by Sarah Langbridge and Juan.
Forum: Portugal
Jul 23rd 2022, 11:10 am
Replies: 13
Views: 688
Posted By Lelandy

Re: Passport validity

Applying early is probably the best option, remember that validity for the EU is ten years from the date of issue, which is not necessarily the same as the expiration date shown on the passport.
Forum: Portugal
Sep 27th 2021, 7:45 am
Replies: 33
Views: 1,618
Posted By Lelandy

Re: Covid questions

As you have already pointed out, the vaccination program in Portugal is now very successful. For me it was straightforward and efficient. I don't doubt that there are many cases where people have...
Forum: Portugal
Sep 26th 2021, 8:57 pm
Replies: 33
Views: 1,618
Posted By Lelandy

Re: Covid questions

"the monkeys working at the local health centre "

You really want to reconsider coming here with that attitude
Forum: Portugal
Sep 24th 2021, 7:32 pm
Replies: 39
Views: 2,137
Posted By Lelandy

Re: Bureaucracy and mental health

At the risk of being shouted down, I have to say I've never needed the services of a gestor or agency. Perhaps we have been divinely spared the experiences of many who find the day to day processes...
Forum: Portugal
Sep 20th 2021, 11:38 am
Replies: 21
Views: 1,048
Posted By Lelandy

Re: Santander/Bilbao to UK

The rain in Spain was an experience! I must say that I was impressed with the Spainsh motorway driving through the heaviest cloudburst I've seen in a long time. Everyone slowed right down, hazards...
Forum: Portugal
Sep 16th 2021, 6:29 am
Replies: 39
Views: 2,137
Posted By Lelandy

Re: Bureaucracy and mental health

You are right, it's a living nightmare and maybe not for you. Or Steve, or anyone else who can't cope with life here in all its facets. I suggest you choose somewhere else for your next nomadic...
Forum: Portugal
Sep 15th 2021, 9:23 pm
Replies: 39
Views: 2,137
Posted By Lelandy

Re: Bureaucracy and mental health

I don't know Steve from Beiras, but I would give him the same advice.

Sh1t happens, maybe the sender didn't fill in the correct form, maybe the Centro de Saude is busy in a pandemic, maybe he...
Forum: Portugal
Sep 15th 2021, 8:49 pm
Replies: 39
Views: 2,137
Posted By Lelandy

Re: Bureaucracy and mental health

Change your mindset from believing it's all "mindless bureaucracy "
Forum: Portugal
Sep 14th 2021, 7:28 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 1,048
Posted By Lelandy

Re: Santander/Bilbao to UK

Good to know, had our brain tickles today, setting off tomorrow, hoping to dodge the rain.
Forum: Portugal
Sep 9th 2021, 5:22 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 1,048
Posted By Lelandy

Re: Santander/Bilbao to UK

Ah, no I'm on Thursday. Bon voyage (but let me know if you have any snags 😉)
Forum: Portugal
Sep 9th 2021, 4:06 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 1,048
Posted By Lelandy

Re: Santander/Bilbao to UK

Ha, we're in the same boat (literally?). I've received a reply from Brittany ferries : "Good Afternoon,

Thank you for your email.

It is a recommendation and not a requirement. Both PCR and...
Forum: Portugal
Sep 2nd 2021, 2:08 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 531
Posted By Lelandy

Re: need some help please

The password should be your SNS number. Mine was when I first did it, but I've repeated the process on SNS24 to get a new certificate which now has an expiry date (6 months). No password on the...
Forum: Portugal
Sep 1st 2021, 4:40 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 1,048
Posted By Lelandy

Re: Santander/Bilbao to UK

Red Cross Tavira, Tuesdays and Thursdays, book online:
https://testescovidcvp.pt/en/home-english/
Forum: Portugal
Aug 30th 2021, 6:28 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 1,048
Posted By Lelandy

Re: Santander/Bilbao to UK

No, I arrive on the day of departure, so can't do a PCR test there and get results in time to be allowed to board, and I haven't paid upfront so no problems there.

I think my only option is to...
Forum: Portugal
Aug 30th 2021, 5:39 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 1,048
Posted By Lelandy

Re: Santander/Bilbao to UK

I have an Antigen test (results within the hour €20) booked in Portugal on Tuesday for a Thursday sailing. The UK now advise a PCR test (at least 24 hours for result, minimum of €100). Would obs...
Forum: Portugal
Aug 30th 2021, 5:31 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 1,048
Posted By Lelandy

Re: Santander/Bilbao to UK

Thanks for that, but I think the guidance changed this month.
Forum: Portugal
Aug 30th 2021, 5:25 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 1,048
Posted By Lelandy

Re: Santander/Bilbao to UK

The point is that the GOV.UK site says it 'recommends' a PCR test, not antigen. It doesn't mandate it. Timing I am aware of, but some sites offering PCR quote a 48 hour results service making it...
Forum: Portugal
Aug 30th 2021, 2:29 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 1,048
Posted By Lelandy

Santander/Bilbao to UK

I've booked an Antigen test to return to the UK by ferry, but as I'm going to be in Spain for 24 hours or so before boarding, shoud I follow the rather weaselly words of advice from the GOV.UK site...
Forum: Portugal
Jul 14th 2021, 3:59 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 570
Posted By Lelandy

Re: Converting NHS CV19 Certificate to EU Green Certificate

Not a full answer, sorry for that, but I saw this on 'another place':...
Forum: Portugal
Jun 29th 2021, 11:26 am
Replies: 48
Views: 3,703
Posted By Lelandy

Re: Covid 19 Certificates

Thanks RA, I must have misunderstood the post from Safe Communities. It is in law but not mandatory?

...
Forum: Portugal
Jun 28th 2021, 4:24 pm
Replies: 48
Views: 3,703
Posted By Lelandy

Re: Covid 19 Certificates

I had the Janssen jab 4 weeks ago, when I tried to access the SNS24 certificate it says "data is not valid or it is not yet possible to obtain certificate" has anyone else experienced this? Could it...
Forum: Portugal
Jun 14th 2021, 4:34 pm
Replies: 32
Views: 1,686
Posted By Lelandy

Re: Amazon deliveries (again!)

Just had my first Amazon delivery as a test, a book from the UK. Driver phoned for guidance to our un-numbered countryside house, sent him a dropped pin and he was here within 5 minutes. GLS.
Forum: Portugal
May 2nd 2021, 4:41 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 1,821
Posted By Lelandy

Re: Driving from Calais to Coimbra

We used to do that journey, but with dog not children so used F1 motels or Ibis/Novotels as we signed up to the Accor group for discounts. Tours is a good first stop from Calais, then Valladolid....
Forum: Portugal
Apr 11th 2021, 10:59 am
Replies: 14
Views: 617
Posted By Lelandy

Re: Easter affects covid numbers?

Not sure where you're getting the Tavira numbers from. The 8 spike is all itinerant farm workers;...
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