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Forum: Spain
Feb 10th 2022, 8:06 am
Replies: 16
Views: 1,155
Posted By Cats-R-Us

Re: Soy Major No idiota/I am old, not an idiot

We use a Kia hybrid. Can't really go full electric as nearest large town is 26km away and not much in the way of infrastructure for electric vehicles to recharge up in the mountains.
Forum: Spain
Feb 9th 2022, 9:25 am
Replies: 16
Views: 1,155
Posted By Cats-R-Us

Re: Soy Major No idiota/I am old, not an idiot

Although I agree with many of your comments I have to disagree with the "still living in caves" comment. Along with many others where I live, we do live in a cave home. Before you ask, yes, we do...
Forum: Spain
Mar 14th 2021, 11:58 am
Replies: 1
Views: 501
Posted By Cats-R-Us

Re: Accountant to help with tax

Hi, Haven't used these ourselves yet but intend to this year as have had good reports from friends: Bernardo Martinez Blanque, Gestoria Meses y Martinez, Carretera de Murcia 22, Baza. It is near the...
Forum: Spain
Nov 12th 2020, 10:18 am
Replies: 45
Views: 4,200
Posted By Cats-R-Us

Re: EHIC Updates

We are UK state pensioners and have permanent Spanish residency so OK as far as being under the provisions of the Withdrawal Agreement. In March 2020 we applied for and received new EHIC cards which...
Forum: Spain
Aug 17th 2020, 9:37 am
Replies: 42
Views: 3,720
Posted By Cats-R-Us

Re: Acclimatising to the heat

We had a holiday home on the coast (Alicante) for 14 years. When we moved over permanently we moved after about 3 years as it was too humid and have lived high in the mountains of the Altiplano de...
Forum: Spain
May 15th 2020, 10:27 am
Replies: 14
Views: 595
Posted By Cats-R-Us

Re: Funeral Plans/Life Insurance

Our personal choice was to buy funeral plans. When we first moved over we didn't think about them so don't know if they were actually available then. Around 10 years ago we took out insurance cover...
Forum: Spain
Oct 8th 2019, 3:34 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 398
Posted By Cats-R-Us

Query on letter from NHS Business Services Authority

I am presuming that it is not only English people I know in my area that are receiving the letter regarding "Your healthcare after Brexit" and hope someone can help me with a query I have regarding...
Forum: Spain
Sep 29th 2019, 9:52 am
Replies: 18
Views: 1,673
Posted By Cats-R-Us

Renewing British passport from Spain

A friend is trying to renew his passport before it expires early November. He has been unable to find out where he can print off the application form. I tried for him but the gov.uk web site seems...
Forum: Spain
May 3rd 2019, 9:14 am
Replies: 4
Views: 1,399
Posted By Cats-R-Us

Re: Play sand in spain ???

Can't help with your question but would advise you to check with someone in your area about local wild life. A neighbour of ours wanted to have a sand pit but was advised against it as we have...
Forum: Spain
May 3rd 2019, 9:09 am
Replies: 10
Views: 1,067
Posted By Cats-R-Us

Re: Help - repatriating father in law

Hi. Is your father-in-law ex-military? Even if not a member of the Royal British Legion but is ex-military he/you may be able to get help/advice from the RBL spain north district who are based around...
Forum: Spain
Dec 21st 2018, 12:41 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 902
Posted By Cats-R-Us

Re: medical cover

Had the same problem again. This time different friends locally went to Barcelona and their green Andalucia cards were refused. Do we need to get new cards?
Forum: Spain
Nov 17th 2018, 12:42 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 718
Posted By Cats-R-Us

Emergency drive to hospital

Yesterday we had a call from a neighbour who needed to get to the emergency dept of the hospital 30km away. We had also done this for him a year ago when he thought he was having a heart attack...
Forum: Spain
Nov 14th 2018, 11:08 am
Replies: 9
Views: 2,012
Posted By Cats-R-Us

Re: Moving to Spain from the UK

We live on the outskirts of Castillejar and love it. However, the comments above should be taken into account. There are now more pig farms than there were when we moved up here 14 years ago but they...
Forum: Spain
Nov 9th 2018, 7:43 am
Replies: 2
Views: 538
Posted By Cats-R-Us

Re: Coloured number plate

Thanks for that. We thought it was possibly something like that but being the first one we had seen we were curious.
Forum: Spain
Nov 8th 2018, 2:28 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 538
Posted By Cats-R-Us

Coloured number plate

Just curious about something we saw today. Driving back from the nearest large town we were overtaken by a "people carrier" type vehicle. The rear number plate was coloured blue and had white...
Forum: Spain
Oct 29th 2018, 10:24 am
Replies: 5
Views: 893
Posted By Cats-R-Us

Re: Gibraltar waiting times to enter

re: gluten free products, do you have a Carrefour or Alcampo supermarket anywhere near? We live 126km north from Granada and drive there when I can't get products locally to visit these stores as...
Forum: Spain
Aug 29th 2018, 9:39 am
Replies: 14
Views: 1,080
Posted By Cats-R-Us

Re: To Speak or Not to Speak (Spanish)

Where we live speaking the language is a must. However, being far inland, our neighbours speak a dialect not pure Spanish which is an added complication. I would say though that when we lived on...
Forum: Spain
Jun 10th 2018, 10:04 am
Replies: 6
Views: 902
Posted By Cats-R-Us

Re: medical cover

Our cards are green issued by the Junta. There is no expiry date on them. I know friends who have lived over here longer than us were originally given a red card which, although they have moved...
Forum: Spain
Jun 8th 2018, 8:07 am
Replies: 6
Views: 902
Posted By Cats-R-Us

medical cover

I was surprised yesterday to be told by a friend who travels to the Torrevieja area from Andalucia frequently that when her husband fell ill in Torrevieja and needed treatment they refused his...
Forum: Spain
Jun 3rd 2018, 9:47 am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,347
Posted By Cats-R-Us

Re: Foreigners Register (Residencia)

I thought you would know the answer. Thank you.
Forum: Spain
Jun 3rd 2018, 9:08 am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,347
Posted By Cats-R-Us

Foreigners Register (Residencia)

Hi, hope someone can answer this for me. When our residencia cards expired we duly went to the necessary office in Granada and got the A4, green, piece of paper that shows we are registered with...
Forum: Spain
May 31st 2018, 3:07 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 921
Posted By Cats-R-Us

Re: Vet in or around the Albox/Huercal Overa area

There is a vet in La Alfoquia, near Albox. they did have an English vet but I am not sure if she has retired or not. They have an English receptionist: Veterinario ABC, Plaza Virgen del Carmen, La...
Forum: Spain
Mar 31st 2018, 11:20 am
Replies: 12
Views: 1,411
Posted By Cats-R-Us

Re: can a NIE ever be converted to DNI?

I always understood that an NIE equivalent for Spanish people is an NIF - Numero de Identidad de Fiscal - ie tax number.
Forum: Spain
Mar 16th 2018, 10:12 am
Replies: 4
Views: 756
Posted By Cats-R-Us

Re: Small van load from London to Granada... advice please

Hi. Have never used this company but saw their van at Plymouth when arriving from Santander a few years ago and made a note. They do one way van hire and seem to specialise in UK to/from Spain. ...
Forum: Spain
Mar 4th 2018, 10:42 am
Replies: 12
Views: 679
Posted By Cats-R-Us

Re: Renewing European Driving Licence in Spain.

Renewal time can also depend if you have medical problems. My neighbours - he is 81, she is 78 - he has to renew every year and she does it every 3 but they do both have medical issues that are...
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