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Forum: Spain
Oct 22nd 2017, 9:08 am
Replies: 28
Views: 2,682
Posted By YMF

Re: How to purchase a home in Spain - Advice required

There is a very good English speaking lawyer in Conil. If you are looking in Chiclana it is very important that you fully understand the status of any property you are thinking of as many of them are...
Forum: Spain
Feb 25th 2017, 1:49 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 755
Posted By YMF

Re: Travel insurance for part-timers?

The cost was not as expensive as I thought it might be. I got a quote for an annual multi trip policy for a couple, one age 65 the other 63 and was quoted £183 for trips of up to 90 days.
Forum: Spain
Feb 25th 2017, 12:53 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 755
Posted By YMF

Re: Travel insurance for part-timers?

I've been looking for the same thing for some time. This company https://www.cignainsure.co.uk/travel-insurance/single-trip-insurance/medical-only-travel-insurance looks to offer 90 day annual multi...
Forum: Spain
Dec 15th 2016, 9:28 am
Replies: 55
Views: 3,445
Posted By YMF

Re: Contactless cards (RFID)

These FAQs from Visa explain it clearly. https://www.visa.co.uk/products/visa-contactless/faqs
My only concern in Spain is that there doesn't seem to be a low transaction limit set as there is in...
Forum: Spain
Nov 3rd 2016, 2:00 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 3,087
Posted By YMF

Re: Looking for hedge trimmer

I've got the Bosch cordless hedge cutter with the 36V battery, it's very good and cuts my large Oleander hedge very easily. It is quite heavy but so much easier to use than a corded one. It uses the...
Forum: Spain
Jun 20th 2016, 10:40 am
Replies: 19
Views: 1,559
Posted By YMF

Re: EU Ref Ballot papers still not received with 4 days to go

Best thing is to phone the electoral office of your local council and ask them what your options are now. You may still be able to organise a proxy vote.

I phoned mine to discover they intended to...
Forum: Spain
Mar 15th 2016, 2:05 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 3,034
Posted By YMF

Re: Care for the elderly in spain

Depending on where he lives there may be help from local charities. If he is fully registered in Spain then the local social services may be able to give some help.
Best bet would be to contact Age...
Forum: Spain
Nov 12th 2015, 8:18 am
Replies: 20
Views: 1,440
Posted By YMF

Re: Retirement move

These two UK government websites will give you loads of helpful info.
Living in Spain (https://www.gov.uk/guidance/living-in-spain#healthcare)

Healthcare in Spain (http://healthcareinspain.eu)
Forum: Spain
Oct 7th 2015, 5:03 pm
Replies: 39
Views: 6,234
Posted By YMF

Re: Non resident bank account

[QUOTE=Eric S;11766299]I am non-resident and have the online account (https://www.bbva.es/eng/productos/ficha/cuenta-online-bbva/0CA0000245) with BBVA. There are no fees or monthly charges.

It...
Forum: Spain
Sep 24th 2015, 3:07 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,587
Posted By YMF

Re: Mosquito's

They say the more you get bitten you will eventually build up a resistance to the bite but that didn't seem to work for me as any bite still results in large red lumps the size of plates.

The...
Forum: Spain
Sep 15th 2015, 4:49 pm
Replies: 28
Views: 1,819
Posted By YMF

Re: Olives

Thanks for that, I spoke to one of my neighbours today and from my understanding of his very strong local accent his method sounded very similar.

The only difference was he did say the first week...
Forum: Spain
Sep 14th 2015, 3:11 pm
Replies: 28
Views: 1,819
Posted By YMF

Re: Olives

All the recipes I have tried have come from internet searches and foodie forums, none of them have produced anything particularly good hence why I am asking here in the hope that someone can give me...
Forum: Spain
Sep 14th 2015, 2:55 pm
Replies: 28
Views: 1,819
Posted By YMF

Olives

I have tried various methods of preserving olives but none have been very successful.

I only have one tree but it's currently weighed down with fruit so would like to have another try at making...
Forum: Spain
Aug 27th 2015, 4:33 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 3,466
Posted By YMF

Re: Cadiz, Chiclana area

I think those of us that live in Chiclana could tell you numerous times that it is not as others seem to say a dump apart from the beach but the only way you will find out is to go and rent there for...
Forum: Spain
Aug 26th 2015, 10:58 am
Replies: 21
Views: 3,466
Posted By YMF

Re: Cadiz, Chiclana area

Hi there was a recent thread about Chiclana with some info you might find useful.
http://britishexpats.com/forum/spain-75/urbano-no-consolidado-863506/

Yvonne
Forum: Spain
Aug 18th 2015, 9:02 am
Replies: 19
Views: 2,064
Posted By YMF

Re: urbano no consolidado

I think that's a good idea. There are plenty of houses for sale at good prices so no need to rush.

I live quite close to that area and was there during the flooding, the main road was closed for...
Forum: Spain
Aug 17th 2015, 10:17 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 2,064
Posted By YMF

Re: urbano no consolidado

I don't have access to the flood plain map at the moment but can see that Camino Lago Negro is certainly close to the flood area or possibly in it.

Some properties in that area do have serious...
Forum: Spain
Aug 16th 2015, 4:58 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 2,064
Posted By YMF

Re: urbano no consolidado

There are lots of roads in that area called Camino del Lago ....... so could be one of those maybe? Some roads are ust named locally and don't appear on maps.
Dave who posted earlier may know it.
...
Forum: Spain
Aug 16th 2015, 4:29 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 2,064
Posted By YMF

Re: urbano no consolidado

Hi I can't find that road on the local mapping or on google maps. Do you know the name of another maybe larger local road? Is it near Venta Lopez.
Forum: Spain
Aug 16th 2015, 3:30 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 2,064
Posted By YMF

Re: urbano no consolidado

I live in Chiclana and would only recommend Juan Antonio from Temple Cambria. He will give you an honest answer and explain clearly what the different terms mean and what charges you may have to pay...
Forum: Spain
Jan 29th 2015, 8:36 am
Replies: 14
Views: 2,592
Posted By YMF

Re: Stroke rehab for Englishman in Spain

If he has previously been in the army or navy you may be able to get help with repatriation. Give the Age Concern info line a call or email them. All the details are on the website. age concern...
Forum: Spain
Sep 19th 2014, 12:03 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 894
Posted By YMF

Re: Long Stay Travel Insurance

"A proven trip just before the 90 day period to say France Portugal or Gibraltar for a day or more would re start the 90 day clock"

Unfortunately I don't think that would apply, you have to return...
Forum: Spain
Sep 19th 2014, 10:15 am
Replies: 10
Views: 894
Posted By YMF

Re: Long Stay Travel Insurance

We've met with the same problems, you can buy single trip insurance that will give you long stay cover but how long will depend on your age. Also they tend to be expensive.

Some Multi trip...
Forum: Spain
Aug 9th 2014, 2:46 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 769
Posted By YMF

Re: Britannia Ferries / LD Lines

I've sent you a message but seem to recall you have to have posted a certain amount before you can receive???
Forum: Spain
Aug 4th 2014, 5:08 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,293
Posted By YMF

Re: Salt water pool

I've had a salt water pool for nearly ten years and have generally run it for around four hours per day in the summer and thirty minutes in the winter. It is a light use pool most of the time and...
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