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Will be moving to Spain in around 4 years time

Old Apr 19th 2012, 5:17 am
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Originally Posted by swanseajack
Would I be a bad gringo if in Spain?

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Ask yourself the question "What do I think of foreigners who come to live in the UK and cheat the system?" and you will find your answer.
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Old Apr 19th 2012, 5:19 am
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Aaaah great point Lynn.

I promise to be a fine upstanding citizen as I am here in the UK!
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Originally Posted by swanseajack
That's very true and pertinent missile.

My health issues do cloud the issue at the moment but I refuse to allow them to rule my life or any decision I may make in the future.

I do have a few years of good health ahead now hopefully to make our final decision as to when we leave (sunny???) Wales and fulfill our dream to emigrate.

Would you think 400 euro for a two bed house is reasonable?
Some good news:

1.You could find a two bed house for 400 euros

2. Most prescription drugs are available and many are cheaper in Spain
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Old Apr 19th 2012, 5:57 am
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Default Re: Will be moving to Spain in around 4 years time

Originally Posted by missile
Some good news:

1.You could find a two bed house for 400 euros

2. Most prescription drugs are available and many are cheaper in Spain
It depends what drugs they are I know of people paying hundreds a month even with the discount for paying into the SS as workers, so it would be better to check.

there is no maximum charge like in the UK
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Originally Posted by swanseajack

We would like to rent close to Alicante Airport as the flights from Cardiff are cheap and frequent for any visitors.
Sure? Who with? BMIBaby have gone, apart from the odd expensive Thomson flight(about £200 each) I can't see any other direct flights at the moment. We used to fly Cardiff-Málaga, nothing doing now. Vueling start in June to Alicante, but it says
Depending on demand in what effectively will be a test period this summer, it could make the new routes permanent, as well as adding further destinations out of Cardiff.
So no guarantee they'll be around in the future, although Bristol is no big deal for you.
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It depends what drugs they are I know of people paying hundreds a month even with the discount for paying into the SS as workers, so it would be better to check.

there is no maximum charge like in the UK
And if he's from Swansea, all prescriptions are free in Wales.
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Old Apr 19th 2012, 6:32 am
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Yep your right agoreira.

We used to fly BMI but not for a year or so,they have pulled the plug on all flights!

BRS with Easyjet it would be then not too far as you say.

And we do enjoy free scripts too!
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Old Apr 19th 2012, 6:33 am
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Forward planning is fine, but 4years ahead could be pushing it a bit far.

So many things can change.
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Old Apr 19th 2012, 6:53 am
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Won't be in a position to move until then.

Have to finish the mortgage and wife has to be 55 to receive her occupational pension that she has from Sony.

I have had some good advice here,makes me feel at least the move is possible.
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Old Apr 19th 2012, 6:56 am
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Default Re: Will be moving to Spain in around 4 years time

Originally Posted by swanseajack
Won't be in a position to move until then.

Have to finish the mortgage and wife has to be 55 to receive her occupational pension that she has from Sony.

I have had some good advice here,makes me feel at least the move is possible.
It will do no harm to plan and look forward, but to try and nail down specifics such as rent and stuff might be a bit unproductive and not possible to predict.

They 400 euro rent might have gone down to 100 euros, you never know.
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Exactly, years is a long time...¿Quién sabe? Rents could even be 4000 with runaway inflation.
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Old Apr 19th 2012, 8:08 am
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Default Re: Will be moving to Spain in around 4 years time

I agree but so will the value of my house sale in 4 years time
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Old Apr 19th 2012, 8:20 am
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Default Re: Will be moving to Spain in around 4 years time

Originally Posted by swanseajack
I agree but so will the value of my house sale in 4 years time
i would suggest that is the risk inherent in your plan. You have worked hard to buy your house. The proceeds from selling your home may be sufficient fund your lifestyle for 30+ years in todays economic climate. The future is very uncertain.

Don't give up on your dreams.
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Old Apr 19th 2012, 8:45 am
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I will be more or less 60 when I come over so 30 years should be enough I am hoping.

Can't see me doing many more.

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Old Apr 19th 2012, 9:06 am
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Default Re: Will be moving to Spain in around 4 years time

Originally Posted by swanseajack
I will be more or less 60 when I come over so 30 years should be enough I am hoping.

Can't see me doing many more.

Thanks missile
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