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Forum: Spain
Yesterday, 9:48 am
Replies: 10
Views: 358
Posted By Jon-Bxl

Re: Electrician in Costa Esuri / Ayamonte

Hi Peter

Mozzie screens were my best 'high ticket' purchase. For me personally, better than AC.

I used this company (which I have no commercial connection with) .. British guy who supports...
Forum: France
May 20th 2022, 8:32 am
Replies: 10
Views: 222
Posted By Jon-Bxl

Re: Mobile 'sans engagement' questions

Time flies!! ;)

I just discovered https://www.red-by-sfr.fr/ also great pricing!

Actually I'm a bit surprised re French phone numbers, as mentioned a 1st time buyer may not have a fixed line.....
Forum: France
May 20th 2022, 6:39 am
Replies: 10
Views: 222
Posted By Jon-Bxl

Re: Mobile 'sans engagement' questions

I have a feeling that things have tightened up a bit, with all the newish money laundering rules etc. I remember a time when you could go into a tabac and buy a cheap BIC phone €20 with €10 credit no...
Forum: France
May 20th 2022, 4:09 am
Replies: 10
Views: 222
Posted By Jon-Bxl

Re: Mobile 'sans engagement' questions

Thanks again also for the info about Prixtel a great deal.... !!

Both accept credit cards, so that's good news too. And no SEPA hassle. But Lebara want passport/ ID card information which will...
Forum: France
May 19th 2022, 7:41 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 222
Posted By Jon-Bxl

Re: Mobile 'sans engagement' questions

Thanks for the prompt response. And for showing me that counting is not as simple as '123' :)

Re 2 I am not asking to keep / give me a Belgian number. In the application form for Auchan they ask...
Forum: France
May 19th 2022, 5:28 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 222
Posted By Jon-Bxl

Mobile 'sans engagement' questions

Hi

I am pleasantly surprised at mobile phone rates in France. Say with Auchan for example. Others are good too.

However I don't know how in practice I can switch the bundle on and off. Saving...
Forum: Spain
May 15th 2022, 8:26 am
Replies: 78
Views: 5,512
Posted By Jon-Bxl

Re: Costa Esuri Internet (PRIINET) options

Thanks Peter for your feedback.
You have a great deal with 3 at that price. :thumbsup:.

As you know I'm looking for a SIM to put in a router, and hopefully beam the signal around our...
Forum: Spain
May 14th 2022, 8:00 am
Replies: 78
Views: 5,512
Posted By Jon-Bxl

Re: Costa Esuri Internet (PRIINET) options

Wow thanks Loco for the detailed reply...

I'll stick with MEO see if it works well for the included 30 days and then look at the Digi offer which is cheaper.

Its annoying that tech support...
Forum: Spain
May 12th 2022, 6:49 am
Replies: 78
Views: 5,512
Posted By Jon-Bxl

Re: Costa Esuri Internet (PRIINET) options

Really interesting thanks!

A few points/questions:
1: MEO have upped the price ... https://www.meo.pt/servicos/movel/net-pc-router/pre-pagos
I still feel its a good option vs priinet for non...
Forum: Spain
May 6th 2022, 7:31 am
Replies: 37
Views: 1,923
Posted By Jon-Bxl

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

Thanks very much Bob, ET and Joppa for the prompt responses.

​​​​​​I'm entitled to a full state pension, based on the current rules (which I fear may change with all the current economic problems)...
Forum: Spain
May 5th 2022, 6:08 am
Replies: 37
Views: 1,923
Posted By Jon-Bxl

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

Quick question. The S1, is it automatically given (to expats) on retirement age... Or does one have to request it please?

If so, what is the protocol for requesting it please?

A form to fill...
Forum: Spain
Apr 26th 2022, 4:30 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 480
Posted By Jon-Bxl

Re: Gas inspection

I believe that you will void your insurance policy if the installation isn't approved and hence you are fully liable for damage to your place and neighbours.

In fact for that reason a few years...
Forum: Spain
Apr 25th 2022, 9:34 am
Replies: 14
Views: 823
Posted By Jon-Bxl

Re: Ayamonte: Car Hire Punta Del Moral / Marina

Just a thought... Why not google 'vila real de santo antonio car rental' and similarly for Monte Gordo, which should have more options, and both are easily accessible.... I just tried it and there...
Forum: Spain
Apr 12th 2022, 9:39 am
Replies: 78
Views: 5,512
Posted By Jon-Bxl

Re: Costa Esuri Internet (PRIINET) options

Just in case you were following the discussion: Here is the response from TP link support. Regarding selecting a preferred network on the router

As for the situation you mentioned, whether the...
Forum: Spain
Apr 10th 2022, 6:19 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 346
Posted By Jon-Bxl

Re: Options sewage for eco-lodge with compost toilet

Since you are 'going Eco'
Id start here and continue searching for "Domestic Sewage Treatment Plants"
or"Domestic waste water treatment plants"

Then look for the bio-efficient models that suit...
Forum: Spain
Apr 9th 2022, 10:30 am
Replies: 31
Views: 1,136
Posted By Jon-Bxl

Re: NS&I Premium Bonds and Savings

I dont think you can, Bob.

I have Skype as well (as already recommended) with auto reload when it falls below a certain amount. This gives me 3 choices to call, the 3rd being a 'normal' call...
Forum: Spain
Apr 9th 2022, 7:35 am
Replies: 78
Views: 5,512
Posted By Jon-Bxl

Re: Costa Esuri Internet (PRIINET) options

Thanks again
I haven't seen the no-roaming comments on the site and when I went to the shop, she checked on the computer to give me the roaming info.

My phone is set to automatically choose the...
Forum: Spain
Apr 7th 2022, 10:37 am
Replies: 78
Views: 5,512
Posted By Jon-Bxl

Re: Costa Esuri Internet (PRIINET) options

Hi Loco. Ive covered this in other posts but to save you scrolling here is a summary: I do have one question, please, at the end.

I still have Priinet. The contract is terminated at the end of...
Forum: Spain
Apr 5th 2022, 4:39 am
Replies: 78
Views: 5,512
Posted By Jon-Bxl

Re: Costa Esuri Internet (PRIINET) options

Thanks for that Mary. As I supposed - it could have been a sales ploy to get me to move. But it will happen eventually. To be fair, they did tell me that it would remain active for 'about' a month.
...
Forum: Spain
Apr 2nd 2022, 10:11 am
Replies: 78
Views: 5,512
Posted By Jon-Bxl

Re: Costa Esuri Internet (PRIINET) options

Quick additional point: the MEO SIM is 5G ready too! So future proofed.... And is pre-cut to fit in mini/micro/nano slots
Jon
Forum: Spain
Apr 2nd 2022, 8:43 am
Replies: 78
Views: 5,512
Posted By Jon-Bxl

Re: Costa Esuri Internet (PRIINET) options

Hi Mary

I am not techy either, so have asked questions step by step to get to a solution that works for us personally. As ever I am delighted with the help that people offer on this forum. Thank...
Forum: Spain
Apr 2nd 2022, 7:57 am
Replies: 78
Views: 5,512
Posted By Jon-Bxl

Re: Costa Esuri Internet (PRIINET) options

Hi Mary

It started when I asked them to switch on internet for our stay. They emailed to confirm and told me that I should switch to fibre, because they were taking down the aerials and the...
Forum: Spain
Apr 1st 2022, 10:13 am
Replies: 78
Views: 5,512
Posted By Jon-Bxl

Re: Costa Esuri Internet (PRIINET) options

This is s message from Priinet received today...(below). Its for Marina Esuri. But the writing is on the wall for all....

This thread is therefore very timely ,👍👍

Jon
Good Morning,
the...
Forum: Spain
Mar 31st 2022, 8:22 pm
Replies: 78
Views: 5,512
Posted By Jon-Bxl

Re: Costa Esuri Internet (PRIINET) options

Hi Keith
Ill answer this and then a question I was meaning to ask you to bring it back on topic :)

Everything is as ever. Set menu several main course choices all in €8. On each day (ex Tuesdays...
Forum: Spain
Mar 31st 2022, 2:08 pm
Replies: 78
Views: 5,512
Posted By Jon-Bxl

Re: Costa Esuri Internet (PRIINET) options

HI D+M
You may remember that I was always suspicious about 'smart TV's'....

I don't think its a good idea to use them for everything....

​​​​​​Its not high tech, but here in Spain I have...
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