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Forum: Spain
May 1st 2022, 3:07 pm
Replies: 37
Views: 1,976
Posted By Dxf

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

Hola.

NO, the basic state `pension that i get with 30 years of contributions (you only needed 30 years not the current 35 when I retired) is £141.85. However, later retirees do get more

Davexf
Forum: Spain
Apr 29th 2022, 8:28 am
Replies: 14
Views: 873
Posted By Dxf

Re: Tax on UK Gov pensions

Hola,

The magic words are "Article 18 of the UK / Spanish Double Taxation Agreement" and if you obtain a certificate or letter from the HMRC to that effect, then the Spanish tax authorities will...
Forum: Spain
Apr 23rd 2022, 4:11 pm
Replies: 116
Views: 4,255
Posted By Dxf

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

Hola,

I really think Spain is “dead” for retiring Brits as the monthly income requirements (27,000€ single person, 33,000 married couple plus 6,500 for each dependant) are far too high for all...
Forum: Spain
Apr 20th 2022, 9:13 pm
Replies: 1,846
Views: 191,968
Posted By Dxf

Re: Gibraltar 2

Hola,
I feel this thread is getting unwieldy, would it be better to close it and open a new thread "Gibraltar 3" ?

Davexf
Forum: Spain
Apr 11th 2022, 9:32 am
Replies: 37
Views: 1,246
Posted By Dxf

Re: Simple cremations both Spain and UK

Hola,
Companies quote higher figures to make more profit !!!

Davexf
Forum: Spain
Mar 31st 2022, 3:28 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 626
Posted By Dxf

Re: One-Way Car Hire?

Hola,

As I understand it, the hire costs include a repatriation cost on a car transporter, which is why it is more expensive (apart from extra insurance costs).

Davexf
Forum: Spain
Mar 4th 2022, 10:18 am
Replies: 8
Views: 513
Posted By Dxf

Re: Taxation of UK SIPP

Hola
Like all these things, you need expert advice from companies like Blevins Franks as there are always work arounds for the minor differences that occur in such plans - usual disclaimer, i have...
Forum: Spain
Feb 13th 2022, 3:28 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 1,411
Posted By Dxf

Re: Spanish cafe bar lease

Hola

OH YES IT WAS - it is the best advice even though it is not what you wanted to hear - and whilst the pantomime season is past, I will continue to shout when knowledgeable people tell you the...
Forum: Spain
Feb 7th 2022, 8:57 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 624
Posted By Dxf

Re: Let me introduce you please

Hola,
You say " I can be in our London office in 4 hours which is the same as my drive time currently get to our London office" - If there is only one flight a day, then you can be in your office...
Forum: Spain
Jan 27th 2022, 11:20 am
Replies: 46
Views: 1,998
Posted By Dxf

Re: Travelling in Schengen DOUBTS

Hola,

Whilst in theory you can "hop over a border" say to Portugal or France, should you get caught for whatever reason, then you could come unstuck. I know the border with Portugal / Spain N22 /...
Forum: Spain
Jan 24th 2022, 8:54 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 593
Posted By Dxf

Re: Haggis

Hola
Actually the nearest Overseas Store to Jerez is in Sotogrande and they normally have haggis all year round - but worth phoning in these times as delivery is not what the stores really need
...
Forum: Spain
Jan 15th 2022, 8:59 pm
Replies: 145
Views: 9,927
Posted By Dxf

Re: BRITS LEAVING SPAIN

Hola,
I speak as one whose house is up for sale; I will be moving back to the UK permanently after 19 years here in Spain. I believe the numbers of people moving here will be decimated, and we have...
Forum: Spain
Jan 14th 2022, 1:45 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 748
Posted By Dxf

Re: Personal Effects transport Spain to UK

Hola,
I will be in the same situation in the summer, that is transporting personal belongings from Spain to the UK. I helped a friend before Christmas; they used a proper furniture removals company...
Forum: Spain
Dec 24th 2021, 3:37 am
Replies: 23
Views: 1,425
Posted By Dxf

Re: New Year resolution...

Hola,
Sorry, but you are wrong; you haven't mentioned those with underlying health problems - Whilst I am "hale & hearty" I recognise that I am in a vulnerable group and therefore could potentially...
Forum: Spain
Dec 11th 2021, 8:30 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,085
Posted By Dxf

Re: Paying Cash into Bank

Hola,
Very simply, just pay in LESS than 1,000€ a day so you are under the limit. Above that limit attracts the bots in blue

Davexf
Forum: Spain
Dec 9th 2021, 5:31 pm
Replies: 140
Views: 8,751
Posted By Dxf

Re: 25 Year old moving to Spain advice

Hola,
While part of me says "You have to do these things while you are young" the reality is that you are unlikely to get an unskilled job unless the English language is involved. You appear to...
Forum: Spain
Nov 12th 2021, 9:39 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 2,706
Posted By Dxf

Re: IPTV in Spain

Hola,

I use the free RedBoxTV, TvMob Firestick as a backup, and also I have the Slamious build for everything else. All free but yes sometimes you get buffering but usually I can change to an...
Forum: Spain
Nov 10th 2021, 9:15 pm
Replies: 76
Views: 4,084
Posted By Dxf

Re: Confused!

Hola

10,000 a year is just over 800 a month not 700 a month

When I came to Spain in 2003, I had about 100,000 to last me for 9 years until I received my old age pension - However, my first...
Forum: Spain
Oct 29th 2021, 10:44 am
Replies: 8
Views: 773
Posted By Dxf

Re: Removal company Spain ( Ayamonte) to Scotland

Hola

As I am intending to move back to the UK (Chiclana to South London), I decided to check Shiply out. I have had several replies and some companies have quoted more than once which makes me...
Forum: Spain
Oct 28th 2021, 5:20 am
Replies: 67
Views: 3,192
Posted By Dxf

Re: Visa over-stayers, how does Spain react to them?

Hola,
Yes of course it is in theory possible. In practice, there is a "Stop & Search" type routine in most countries where the fact could be uncovered. Most probably you are more likely to be...
Forum: Spain
Oct 18th 2021, 10:04 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 867
Posted By Dxf

Re: English speaking Spanish lawyers

Hola

The British Consulate have a list of English speaking lawyers

Davexf
Forum: Spain
Oct 14th 2021, 4:49 am
Replies: 2
Views: 506
Posted By Dxf

Re: Rules for driving back to Spain from UK

Hola
I drove back using the Channel Tunnel on 1st October; I handed over my passport at the "French Border control" and was asked if I had a TIE! They checked the TIE and I was waved on.

The...
Forum: Spain
Oct 1st 2021, 6:47 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 615
Posted By Dxf

Re: Packing boxes and bubble wrap (Ayamonte)

Hola
Having moved many times I'd say between 20 & 50 is usual so do those numbers make any difference if the OP wants 20 or wants 50? As to size then different sizes are always preferable as...
Forum: Spain
Sep 12th 2021, 3:59 am
Replies: 10
Views: 672
Posted By Dxf

Re: Spanish resident but with UK registered vehicle in the UK taxed, insured & M

Hola
I you have swapped your UK driving licence for a Spanish licence, then you are not allowed to drive a foreign car as in a UK number plate - the theory says you must change the car to Spanish. ...
Forum: Spain
Sep 8th 2021, 2:08 pm
Replies: 67
Views: 3,438
Posted By Dxf

Re: 3 month travel.

Hola

The problem is one of holiday homes; because they are invisible, the town as a whole suffers - not so much for schools but for other services provided by the town hall. So not a perfect...
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