British Expats - Search Results

Go Back  British Expats > Search Forums
Reload this Page >

Search Results

 
Search: Posts Made By: Loafing Along
Showing results 1 to 25 of 1000
Search took 0.29 seconds.
Forum: Spain
May 7th 2022, 1:37 pm
Replies: 86
Views: 3,463
Posted By Loafing Along

Re: Just a reminder

See Post 10 ..................and there are others;)
Forum: Portugal
May 3rd 2022, 11:38 am
Replies: 16
Views: 531
Posted By Loafing Along

Re: Car rental recommendation?

I got great service and an excellent price out of : https://www.rentalcars.com/

Think they are a subsidiary of Booking.com
Forum: Spain
May 1st 2022, 12:33 pm
Replies: 86
Views: 3,463
Posted By Loafing Along

Re: Just a reminder

There you go :

https://spanishnewstoday.com/breaking-news-uk-driving-licences-no-longer-valid-for-british-residents-in-spain-from-may-1_1769118-a.html#bottom_navigate
Forum: Spain
May 1st 2022, 10:16 am
Replies: 37
Views: 1,860
Posted By Loafing Along

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

Try La Caixa, they have a range of plans and remember contributions are tax deuctible .
Forum: Spain
Apr 28th 2022, 4:04 pm
Replies: 75
Views: 3,369
Posted By Loafing Along

Re: Cost of Living

Could not agree more, in the late '80s I was based in Madrid every year the UK HQ would send me a Cost of Living survey to complete - cost of hundreds of items. Always used to inflate the answers a...
Forum: Portugal
Apr 27th 2022, 3:24 pm
Forum: Portugal
Apr 26th 2022, 4:37 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 836
Posted By Loafing Along

Re: ‘Fast track’ entry plan sees e-gates opened to visiting Brits

Stamping a passport is just the old-fashioned way of going through an E-gate, both record your date of entry/exit you just don't see the database. So "Yes" the clock starts ticking
Forum: Portugal
Apr 26th 2022, 12:59 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 590
Posted By Loafing Along

Re: Privately advertised rental properties

If you can manage it best way to go about it is a short visit to the prospective area you are looking at - book an AirBnb or similar and then "work" the area during your stay. We took a six week...
Forum: Spain
Apr 23rd 2022, 4:07 pm
Replies: 116
Views: 4,127
Posted By Loafing Along

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

Why not consider a lot simpler move to another part of Spain not just the south ? On the subject of pensions contributions are higher in Spain and you should get a much better pension here than the...
Forum: Spain
Apr 19th 2022, 5:48 pm
Replies: 75
Views: 3,369
Posted By Loafing Along

Re: Cost of Living

Interesting analysis on just one part of cost of living , also must think about utility costs and fuel , both particularly sensitive issues at the moment. I personally like the direct approach of the...
Forum: Spain
Apr 11th 2022, 10:07 am
Replies: 6
Views: 435
Posted By Loafing Along

Re: breakers yard near fuengirola

Not all scrapyards will collect a car wheras a tow truck deal is hassle-free.
Forum: Spain
Apr 7th 2022, 5:53 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 987
Posted By Loafing Along

Re: retención por embargo imposed on British residents

Don't hold your breath.. Tax on rentals in Spain is taxed in Spain, 19% for residents after allowable deductions and 24% for Non-EU residents without any deductions. I would check your UK tax return...
Forum: Spain
Apr 6th 2022, 6:10 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 435
Posted By Loafing Along

Re: breakers yard near fuengirola

You can start enquiries here : https://www.autodesguacecoin.es/es/

If you need other options do a Google search for : Desguace de coches Fuengirola
Forum: Europe
Mar 21st 2022, 3:05 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 1,229
Posted By Loafing Along

Re: Hybrid/electric vehicles in the EU.

Two issues coming up in UK press with frequency.

1. High percentage loss of distance in cold weather
2. Theft of charging cables from homes overtaking catalytic convertor thefts as a problem
Forum: Portugal
Mar 17th 2022, 5:27 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 329
Posted By Loafing Along

Re: Driving schools in Tavira.

There is one almost next to the Hotel Maria Nova - R. Antonio Pinheiro just past the Vet
Forum: Portugal
Mar 11th 2022, 6:14 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 241
Posted By Loafing Along

Re: Exchanging Driving licence

Can be done but not sure in all of them. Check on the website first :
https://eportugal.gov.pt/servicos/revalidar-a-carta-de-conducao
Check under "Revalidar No Local" - there is a search option at...
Forum: Spain
Mar 4th 2022, 2:50 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 526
Posted By Loafing Along

Re: Selling House

You can try and agree with the new owners a direct transfer of utilities if not you should cancel all contracts on the effective completion date.
Community Fees - you should get a statement from the...
Forum: Spain
Mar 4th 2022, 1:41 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 504
Posted By Loafing Along

Re: Taxation of UK SIPP

Interesting summary which may serve as a guide but, as already commented, when significant amounts involved get professional advice...
Forum: Portugal
Feb 25th 2022, 9:21 am
Replies: 22
Views: 1,456
Posted By Loafing Along

Re: New biometric Cards - Trial process underway

UPDATE from Embassy on the process on Madeira and the Azores

"The information that SEF have given the Embassy is that, for the pilot, only the three locations stated are available. Afterwards,...
Forum: Portugal
Feb 24th 2022, 6:04 pm
Replies: 33
Views: 1,453
Posted By Loafing Along

Re: Introduction

Fascinating question so could resist a bit of research - Start here : https://ec.europa.eu/food/animals/live-animal-movements/captive-birds_en

Personally know nothing about shipping chickens but...
Forum: Portugal
Feb 24th 2022, 9:36 am
Replies: 22
Views: 1,456
Posted By Loafing Along

Re: New biometric Cards - Trial process underway

The SEF say that the only valid document now is the pre-Brexit one with the QR code but then they do tend to make it up as they go along ...
Forum: Portugal
Feb 21st 2022, 9:36 am
Replies: 6
Views: 352
Posted By Loafing Along

Re: dog kennel

We have used it and excellent. A lot depends on the dog !! Merrylegs very suited to smaller dogs- very well set-up, individual air-conditioned housing ( we had a cocker ) but only only a small...
Forum: Portugal
Feb 17th 2022, 2:32 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 717
Posted By Loafing Along

Re: how to find a property`s owner ?

There is a service :
https://www.predialonline.pt/PredialOnline/
https://eportugal.gov.pt/servicos/pedir-uma-certidao-de-registo-predial
Your legal representative can access or if you are a...
Forum: Portugal
Feb 15th 2022, 12:13 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 1,456
Posted By Loafing Along

New biometric Cards - Trial process underway

The Immigration and Border Service (SEF) is today starting to contact British nationals resident in Madeira or the Azores under the Withdrawal Agreement, for them to schedule appointments to provide...
Forum: Spain
Feb 14th 2022, 3:20 pm
Replies: 36
Views: 1,512
Posted By Loafing Along

Re: Buying versus importing a car from the UK

Go hassle free. Sell your car in the UK and buy something when you get to Spain. All the relocation issues will keep you occupied enough.
Showing results 1 to 25 of 1000
 


 
Forum Jump

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service - Do Not Sell My Personal Information -

Copyright © 2021 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.