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Forum: Spain
Aug 4th 2012, 12:46 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 2,939
Posted By larryX

Re: Denounced

It was legally your machine, therefore either the rider took it without permission (in UK theft or Taking and Driving a Away) or you permitted the use. In that case you are responsible. The driver...
Forum: Spain
Aug 4th 2012, 12:22 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 11,132
Posted By larryX

Re: Gas bottles for BBQs

You can buy a bottle from a boot fair, 15 euros for an empty one is what I have paid several times, and then exchange it for a full one either at Repsol garages or the delivery drivers.

Or if its...
Forum: Spain
Jul 19th 2012, 12:38 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 2,021
Posted By larryX

Re: Exchanging Philippines Driving Licence for Spanish

Thanks Lynn, that was my first move.
Forum: Spain
Jul 3rd 2012, 2:04 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 2,021
Posted By larryX

Re: Exchanging Philippines Driving Licence for Spanish

Has anyone exchanged their Phil DL for a Spanish one, recently?
Forum: Spain
Apr 19th 2012, 6:44 am
Replies: 9
Views: 2,021
Posted By larryX

Re: Exchanging Philippines Driving Licence for Spanish

Thanks Fred but that was why I was asking if anyone had had personal experience, to save unnecessary action and expense. I did know the conditions as per the web site you directed me to. But thanks...
Forum: Spain
Apr 18th 2012, 12:09 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 2,021
Posted By larryX

Re: Exchanging Philippines Driving Licence for Spanish

This is the the condition I see as the obstacle:

No se canjean los permisos obtenidos con fecha posterior a la firma del Convenio respectivo, cuando su titular hubiera obtenido el permiso siendo...
Forum: Spain
Apr 18th 2012, 10:20 am
Replies: 9
Views: 2,021
Posted By larryX

Re: Exchanging Philippines Driving Licence for Spanish

Thanks Fred.
As often happens my wife-s situation is a little different.

She had a DL when she came to Spain but it expired (at that time exchange was not possible)

The DL expired and when she...
Forum: Spain
Apr 16th 2012, 6:34 am
Replies: 9
Views: 2,021
Posted By larryX

Exchanging Philippines Driving Licence for Spanish

Exchanging Philippines Driving Licence for Spanish

I know that one can exchange a valid DL but has anyone person experience of doing so please.

My wife had a DL when she came to Spain but it...
Forum: Philippines
Apr 12th 2012, 4:11 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 1,216
Posted By larryX

Re: MNL Departure taxes

We left MNL on 10th April.

My wife had to pay 200 P, She has been a permanent resident in Spain for 6 years.

and we then both had to pay 750 P each departure tax.
Forum: Philippines
Apr 7th 2012, 7:35 am
Replies: 4
Views: 1,216
Posted By larryX

MNL Departure taxes

I an sure this has been covered but I have tried searching without success.

My wide Filipino permanent residence in Spain and I, British, are about to depart MNL bound for Europe. Can any please...
Forum: Malaysia
Mar 24th 2012, 9:41 am
Replies: 9
Views: 2,109
Posted By larryX

Re: Visitor entry stamp Malaysia

No they are different. Brits don't need a visa
Forum: Malaysia
Mar 24th 2012, 9:24 am
Replies: 9
Views: 2,109
Posted By larryX

Re: Visitor entry stamp Malaysia

Bakedbean

"Bukit Kayu Hitam is not a visa on arrival entry point" Would seem to mean that those nationalities who need a visa to enter cannot get one there, unlike those, like Brits, who just...
Forum: Malaysia
Mar 24th 2012, 2:15 am
Replies: 9
Views: 2,109
Posted By larryX

Re: Visitor entry stamp Malaysia

Reg I don't live here and quite probably after the current 3 month stay (it's the third such stay) I am unlikely to return.

Although any result from my complaint will not assist me, it may improve...
Forum: Malaysia
Mar 24th 2012, 1:24 am
Replies: 9
Views: 2,109
Posted By larryX

Visitor entry stamp Malaysia

I have searched the internet but cannot find exactly what I am looking for, I am sure many of you guys on the spot will be able to point me to what I need.

I am going to make an official complaint...
Forum: Malaysia
Mar 24th 2012, 1:11 am
Replies: 12
Views: 1,414
Posted By larryX

Re: holiday in Penang and KL

I am just coming to end of my third 3 month stay in Batu Ferringhi in 8 years. I think it will be the last time. There are the tourist places to visit which others have posted about. I come now...
Forum: Spain
Mar 19th 2012, 9:21 am
Replies: 47
Views: 4,045
Posted By larryX

Re: Clampdown on Foreign Cars in Spain

Domino
Quote "No hablo Espanol". Second cop smiles and says "he wants your Driving Licence" in very good English.

I have Spanish/Swiss friend who speaks perfect English. He was stopped in UK...
Forum: Spain
Mar 11th 2012, 11:57 pm
Replies: 49
Views: 4,376
Posted By larryX

Re: painting outside terrace

I really do not understand some guys here.

To believe that a law or regulation is unnecessary or pointless or should be changed or abolished etc is one the thing, but to try to argue that if one...
Forum: Spain
Mar 9th 2012, 7:12 am
Replies: 23
Views: 2,568
Posted By larryX

Re: Tow bars...

If you mention 'complaints BOOK' they may think you don't know. Its no longer a book but a form consisting of three pages, sensitised

I believe you can complete the form in the Consumer's office...
Forum: Spain
Mar 9th 2012, 7:02 am
Replies: 3
Views: 746
Posted By larryX

Re: My property search

Why not try putting an advert in a local paper where you want to buy, setting out what you want, offering cash, or saying that you have funds in place to buy immediately and see what comes up.
...
Forum: Spain
Mar 9th 2012, 12:17 am
Replies: 49
Views: 4,376
Posted By larryX

Re: painting outside terrace

Fadingstarlight.

None of the guys here who are giving you advice necessarily expect you to take. They are telling you what the law is.

If you choose not to apply for a licence that’s your...
Forum: Spain
Mar 6th 2012, 1:11 am
Replies: 12
Views: 2,253
Posted By larryX

Re: Setting up a webcam in Spain - the law

In a presentation on Spanish law the abogado said that that unlike in UK, in Spain if there is not a law which says you CAN DO IT then you cannot.

I have no idea if he was correct, after all he...
Forum: Spain
Mar 6th 2012, 1:06 am
Replies: 23
Views: 2,568
Posted By larryX

Re: Tow bars...

Fiona,
I agree, instead of shouting 'Help' in Spain ask for the complaints form.

It's in three pages, sensitised paper.

One copy for the person you are complaining...
Forum: Spain
Feb 26th 2012, 12:29 am
Replies: 18
Views: 1,553
Posted By larryX

Re: Emergency bits in car

Or maybe the inspector did not notice as it was in the centre (of the car, not the testing station ! )

I don't know about in Spain but in UK if an optional light is fitted it is subject to...
Forum: Spain
Feb 25th 2012, 11:57 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 4,884
Posted By larryX

Re: Does anyone know any websites to watch live TV in Spain?

I am having just that problem, guess it my age (just a joke guys)
Forum: Spain
Feb 24th 2012, 7:16 am
Replies: 18
Views: 1,553
Posted By larryX

Re: Emergency bits in car

On the light bulb question.

I read several years ago that one ask the Guardia Civil to change a defective bulb. Its a free service.

Again, no personal comment from me on this.
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