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Forum: Spain
Today, 3:56 am
Replies: 12
Views: 865
Posted By missile

Re: Apply for residency without address?

You got me there :sarcasm:
Forum: Spain
Sep 18th 2019, 10:46 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 335
Posted By missile

Re: Starting a Dog Kennels in Costa Blanca.

I assume you have some experience of running a kennel in the UK?

I would suggest you visit the kennels in the area. Perhaps look for a vacancy where you could learn what is required. You should be...
Forum: Spain
Sep 18th 2019, 5:34 am
Replies: 12
Views: 865
Posted By missile

Re: Apply for residency without address?

I am amazed at how many apparently law abiding UK citizens, think it is acceptable to lie and cheat when they come to Spain.
Forum: Spain
Sep 15th 2019, 12:52 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 892
Posted By missile

Re: Buying in Spain cost examples

Add to that the stress when your tenant does not pay rent and trashes your property.
Forum: Spain
Sep 9th 2019, 8:38 am
Replies: 22
Views: 1,616
Posted By missile

Re: Who knows about Spanish Tv's?

Watch out for manager specials/ cheap deals are often old models with limited functionality
Forum: Spain
Sep 7th 2019, 4:31 pm
Replies: 34
Views: 2,137
Posted By missile

Re: Family of 5 living costs on the Costa Del sol

Hi,
Some items are more expensive e.g. internet and others are much cheaper than UK.
If you budget on the same expenditure as you currently have in the UK, then you will not be far off.
Forum: Spain
Sep 6th 2019, 4:33 am
Replies: 12
Views: 1,080
Posted By missile

Re: Private pool use

Whatever it is, I would try my best to get it.

Do you really want to loose a sale for want of a trip to your town hall?
Forum: Spain
Sep 5th 2019, 8:40 am
Replies: 26
Views: 2,214
Posted By missile

Re: moving spain on benefits

That seems to be the situation in a nutshell. I am aware of at least one family i.e. my next door but one neighbours who have done exactly that for nearly twenty years.
Forum: Spain
Sep 4th 2019, 1:46 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 2,214
Posted By missile

Re: moving spain on benefits

I would suggest you phone DWP and ask which if any of the benefits you currently receive are transferable..

You are required to tell DWP that you are leaving UK. I do know some do not, but if and...
Forum: Spain
Sep 1st 2019, 12:11 am
Replies: 17
Views: 1,119
Posted By missile

re: Help with Local Knowledge - Murcia area please

Why Murcia?
It is a large diverse region
Do you want to be inland = Orihuela might suit you?
Do you want to be on the coast = lots of towns along Mar Menor
You might want to be near an...
Aug 29th 2019, 7:23 am
Replies: 430
Views: 14,673
Posted By missile

Re: Do not prorogue Parliament

Yes please :amen:
Forum: Spain
Aug 28th 2019, 3:10 am
Replies: 22
Views: 1,616
Posted By missile

Re: Who knows about Spanish Tv's?

Go to a retailer where you can see the tv working and test the features you want to use.
Forum: Spain
Aug 24th 2019, 11:17 pm
Replies: 38
Views: 2,742
Posted By missile

Re: Questions re driving car into Spain (don't want to import)

If the cap fits -
& very few of your posts are polite :sarcasm:
Forum: Spain
Aug 24th 2019, 3:19 pm
Replies: 38
Views: 2,742
Posted By missile

Re: Questions re driving car into Spain (don't want to import)

I did not say foreign registered cars were illegal. I was merely making an observation that there is an equivalent situation with an increasing number of foreign registered vehicles in the UK. I am...
Forum: Spain
Aug 24th 2019, 1:56 pm
Replies: 38
Views: 2,742
Posted By missile

Re: Questions re driving car into Spain (don't want to import)

I believe you cannot register RHD Campervans or Caravans in Spain either?

Foreign registered cars seem to be increasing in the UK. I often wonder how many of those are legal? I wonder if it is too...
Forum: Spain
Aug 24th 2019, 12:20 pm
Replies: 38
Views: 2,742
Posted By missile

Re: Questions re driving car into Spain (don't want to import)

The Police often have a purge in and around Torrevieja. They target cars with foreign plates and any looking in poor condition. They check their status, illegal cars are confiscated and crushed.
Forum: Spain
Aug 18th 2019, 1:47 pm
Replies: 25
Views: 3,290
Posted By missile

Re: fuengirola and the plague of LOOKIE-LOOKIE

Good news, thanks for sharing.
Forum: Spain
Aug 16th 2019, 6:21 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 474
Posted By missile

Re: Buying a car/van - Santander

It is possible and I would suggest not more expensive and a lot less hassle than buying, insuring and selling. Go online for a quote.
Forum: Spain
Aug 16th 2019, 5:00 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 474
Posted By missile

Re: Buying a car/van - Santander

Thanks. You are a good man who doesn't suffer fools and calls a spade a shovel
Forum: Spain
Aug 16th 2019, 3:08 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 474
Posted By missile

Re: Buying a car/van - Santander

For only 9 months, I would rent rather than buy.

Please note: You cannot legally drive a UK registered vehicle in Spain for 9 months.

It is very easy to buy, but if you don't know what to look...
Forum: Spain
Aug 14th 2019, 4:54 am
Replies: 25
Views: 3,290
Posted By missile

Re: fuengirola and the plague of LOOKIE-LOOKIE

Nice one, made me laugh :goodpost:
Forum: Spain
Aug 13th 2019, 11:03 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 609
Posted By missile

Re: New bank account in Tenerife

Pleased to help, enjoy Tenerife :goodpost:
Forum: Spain
Aug 13th 2019, 1:39 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 501
Posted By missile

Re: Health insurance

Are you are retiring and receiving pension early due to health issue?
Private insurance can be prohibitively expensive with pre-existing conditions. I would suggest you go online to get a quote.
Forum: Spain
Aug 13th 2019, 1:35 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 844
Posted By missile

Re: Planning to buy property in Spain

If you have already chosen your area, then the process is much simpler. I know that area well, we purchased in Ciudad Quesada which is close by. AFIK there are no illegal builds in La Zenia. Check...
Forum: Spain
Aug 13th 2019, 11:43 am
Replies: 11
Views: 609
Posted By missile

Re: New bank account in Tenerife

Maybe you want to consider switching banks?

I find Santander convenient. Their internet banking system is easy to use. They do not charge me for deposit, withdrawal, or ATM. I believe they have 6...
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