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Forum: Portugal
Yesterday, 3:23 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 280

Re: London Transport

AS others have said just tap in and out with your debit card and there is a maximum it will take ie you will pay no more than if you were to buy a "day travelcard"
Forum: Portugal
Yesterday, 3:19 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 210

Re: Residence permit

Do not confuse a Visa with a residency permit-basically a Visa lets you in to a country and the "permit" lets you stay with conditions depending on your situation
Once in the country you will then...
Forum: France
Yesterday, 3:12 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 208

Re: Real estate agents that work with expats?

You should note that it is the buyer who pays the estate agents fees and a French estate agent will do diddly squat for you until you have signed a contract agreeing to pay their fees,so do not...
Forum: France
Jan 25th 2023, 12:11 pm
Forum: Spain
Jan 24th 2023, 10:07 am
Replies: 6
Views: 333

Re: Unilateral relief on UK inheritance

The taxation treaties between various countries should not really be referred to as "Double Taxation " treaties as this gives the impression that if you pay tax on an income from country A whilst you...
Forum: France
Dec 20th 2022, 11:04 am
Replies: 26
Views: 1,440

Re: Leaving Panama for France

To get a Visa you will need an income of at least the French minimum wage or close to.There is a bit of flexibility plus you will need private health coverage until you are eligible to join the...
Forum: Spain
Dec 17th 2022, 5:01 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 1,482

Re: Important Marmite news!

Marmite Salad Cream and Angel Delight.Brits are such gastronomes :)
Forum: Portugal
Dec 17th 2022, 4:58 pm
Replies: 35
Views: 1,547

Re: Canary Islands wants EU to waive Brexit rules

Well if it is in The Telegraph it is bound to be an accurate reflection of the circumstances-NOT-and I wonder how many of the Brit home owners on The Canaries voted Brexit?
Forum: France
Dec 5th 2022, 3:52 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 468

Re: Moving to France from Portugal

The WA only applies to the country that you were living in pre Brexit.Therefore to move to France you will need to apply for a Visa .This is either going to be a Long stay visa which covers retirees...
Forum: France
Nov 25th 2022, 2:19 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,083

Re: Seizure of parcels

You may find that you could get some assistance,not least in speaking to the douanes if you visit a consumer help association.Your local Mairie will be able to tell you where your nearest one is.Also...
Forum: France
Nov 23rd 2022, 5:42 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,083

Re: Seizure of parcels

It is no good going to the police it is the douane you need to speak to,and you need to remember that they have extensive powers so you really need to accept that having an attitude will not help you...
Forum: France
Nov 20th 2022, 11:23 am
Replies: 16
Views: 932

Re: English chat needed in France

First suggestion would be(and I am not be sarky) is to learn French in a structured way.This will mean that you will need to do something on a daily basis.In addition you could look at volunteering...
Forum: Spain
Nov 15th 2022, 3:33 pm
Replies: 32
Views: 2,165

Re: Made me laugh

But have you seen what the Brits have done to Tagliatelle al ragu.Instead of slow cooking the pork, beef and sausages in a WHITE wine base with a soffritto and a rich tomato sauce they get some cheap...
Forum: France
Nov 13th 2022, 5:45 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,058

Re: Advice for Young Family Thinking of Moving to France

My best advice for you is to study French to the highest level that you can-and I mean serious study not just "tapes in the car"-showing my age there.Agree with your husband on certain times/days...
Forum: Spain
Nov 10th 2022, 3:50 pm
Replies: 31
Views: 2,171

Talking Re: End of the 90 day rule for non residents?

Of course if people wanted to stay longer they could always apply for a Visa couldn't they?
After all Brexit means Brexit
Forum: France
Nov 3rd 2022, 3:51 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 737

Re: I'm planning to set up an off-grid lifestyle in France.

If you do find a bit of land that you want to build on or even if there is a ruin check with local mairie before buying whether it will be possible to actually build or renovate Round our way the...
Forum: France
Nov 2nd 2022, 11:29 am
Replies: 57
Views: 3,777

Re: HSBC expat banking

Just a pointer re paying cotisations for French health cover.If you are in receipt of ANY TYPE of pension eg an occupational pension then YOU DO NOT pay any cotisations for CPAM cover.This change...
Forum: Al Fresco
Oct 28th 2022, 12:14 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 353

Re: Renewing Driving Licence

When I did mine when I lived in Italy I went to the local ACI office who sorted everything including the issue of a temporary permit as I was swapping UK for Italian
They also organised the medical...
Forum: Spain
Oct 26th 2022, 10:39 am
Replies: 26
Views: 1,162

Re: Spain Tax on UK Ltd. Company

Have a look at the Spain UK tax agreement this lays out what income is taxed where but the general rule of thumb is you are due to pay tax in the country where you do the work.So if you return to the...
Forum: Spain
Oct 25th 2022, 10:42 am
Replies: 26
Views: 1,162

Re: Spain Tax on UK Ltd. Company

As has been said your resident in Spain so you need to be submitting a Spanish tax return detailing all your income It is up to you to register with the tax authorities.I do not think that the "City...
Forum: France
Oct 25th 2022, 10:32 am
Replies: 3
Views: 472

Re: Learning the language

For a structured CD course Michel Thomas is probably the best.However you will need to do more than listening to a CD in the car because you cannot concentrate on taking it in.
Therefore you will...
Forum: France
Sep 27th 2022, 6:06 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 1,764

Re: Some general advice needed

The amount that is generally regarded as being the minimum amount that you would need is usually equivalent to the French minimum wage called SMIC.The current amount prior to deductions is 1678 € ...
Forum: Portugal
Sep 24th 2022, 11:42 am
Replies: 9
Views: 947

Re: Living in Portugal - Help with residentcy

So he went to Portugal in June 21 presumably on a UK passport so did he get a Visa to stay more than 90 days or did he just rock up got a stamp in his passport and has stayed beyond the 90 day limit...
Forum: Portugal
Sep 21st 2022, 3:03 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 307

Re: When to pick pine nuts?

Which is why they cost a fortune!!!
Forum: Spain
Sep 17th 2022, 11:38 am
Replies: 16
Views: 1,199

Re: To sell a property is there a way to stay for longer than 90 in 180 days?

I think the OP may be thinking of the "Stanley Johnson" defence but this was in relation to the COVID regs in the UK.Basically being part of the Johnson clan Stanley decided he wanted to go and spend...
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