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by john the baptist
Thu May 09, 2019 7:53 pm
Forum: Computers, Internet, Telephony, TV & Electronics
Topic: Best Pay as You Go sim Card
Replies: 7
Views: 373

Re: Best Pay as You Go sim Card

thanks for the advice just need a number for whatsapp as its the main type of communication that kids use these days with regards to homework.
by john the baptist
Wed May 08, 2019 8:27 am
Forum: Computers, Internet, Telephony, TV & Electronics
Topic: Best Pay as You Go sim Card
Replies: 7
Views: 373

Best Pay as You Go sim Card

Hi All We need another mobile line as well as our two contracted mobiles for one of our children however we need it only for calls. Im looking for a recommendation as most companies are offering monthly payment schemes with data and all im looking for is the old fashion PAYG top up every 3 or six mo...
by john the baptist
Wed Apr 24, 2019 8:30 am
Forum: Cars, Bikes & Motoring
Topic: Transferring Ownership of Secondhand vehicles with Trafico.
Replies: 2
Views: 189

Re: Transferring Ownership of Secondhand vehicles with Trafico.

Thanks Wollie, much appreciated, some of the links from the article are broken however it certainly is a great basic introduction of the system. I was completely unaware that there is an obligation for the seller to inform Traffico independently regardless of the buyers transfer documents and for th...
by john the baptist
Mon Apr 22, 2019 10:37 pm
Forum: Cars, Bikes & Motoring
Topic: Transferring Ownership of Secondhand vehicles with Trafico.
Replies: 2
Views: 189

Transferring Ownership of Secondhand vehicles with Trafico.

Hi All, Im looking at buying a Maxi Scooter to have as a run around the village and for trips up the mountains. I've used Gestors when buying from car dealers but I have many years ago have bought a Scooter privately and did all the paperwork via traffico and paid the tax at the hacienda (tax office...
by john the baptist
Fri Apr 05, 2019 9:43 am
Forum: Cars, Bikes & Motoring
Topic: Taxing a car I won't own
Replies: 13
Views: 1519

Re: Taxing a car I won't own

This may not be the case but if the owner of the car is registered disabled the annual car tax is waived for the vehicle registered in that persons name. also as stated who ever was the owner on the 1st jan is liable for the tax, if you are that worried just set up a direct debit for this one year a...
by john the baptist
Fri Mar 29, 2019 9:17 am
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Amazon Online Order
Replies: 6
Views: 1153

Amazon Online Order

Hi all, I ordered an item from Amazon Espana via my wife's Amazon account and paid as part of larger order of various other items for the family. The confirmation email that the item was being sent from China (a specialist motorbike item), to my wifes email address along with all the other individua...
by john the baptist
Wed Mar 27, 2019 8:21 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: SPANISH EXAM DELE FOR NATIONALITY CHANGE
Replies: 14
Views: 1647

Re: SPANISH EXAM DELE FOR NATIONALITY CHANGE

Dont forget if you are gonna be spanish to never mention the civil war, be extremely frightened of Guardia Civil and Policia National/Local, accept that Gibraltar is spainsh and is a tax haven (ignoring the tax have the spanish use in Andorra and their colonies of cueta and manila, always have an un...
by john the baptist
Thu Mar 21, 2019 2:45 pm
Forum: You & the Law in Spain
Topic: Identification of Guardia Civil and Policia
Replies: 6
Views: 1395

Re: Identification of Guardia Civil and Policia

Hi thanks for your thoughts its very therapeutic to share my experience other than to mu wife. It was a guardia civil not a police offer and as they had not started their shift i asked because i could not believe how he was speaking to me and of course because of this actions. i did not really follo...
by john the baptist
Wed Mar 20, 2019 10:30 pm
Forum: You & the Law in Spain
Topic: Identification of Guardia Civil and Policia
Replies: 6
Views: 1395

Identification of Guardia Civil and Policia

Hi all I dont want to bore anyone too much with a very distressing day I had today, but can anyone tell me are Guardia and policia obliged to identify themselves if they are in plan clothes or have not started their shift. I was involved in an incident where a speeding car almost caused an accident ...
by john the baptist
Thu Mar 07, 2019 3:40 pm
Forum: Travel, Tourism & Destinations
Topic: Wild Camping
Replies: 12
Views: 2137

Re: Wild Camping

Thanks everyone for the advice. I cant wait for the summer and to explore the north better.
by john the baptist
Thu Mar 07, 2019 10:18 am
Forum: Travel, Tourism & Destinations
Topic: Wild Camping
Replies: 12
Views: 2137

Re: Wild Camping

cheers for the website link. Im very surprised how regulated Spain "still" is. I can understand the rules with regards to Fire and sleeping on the beach but as a person that lives in a town in at "natural park" I know that the first thing that they like to do is erect fences and ...
by john the baptist
Thu Feb 28, 2019 8:48 pm
Forum: Travel, Tourism & Destinations
Topic: Wild Camping
Replies: 12
Views: 2137

Re: Wild Camping

cheers for the comments costakid. I know you are not allowed to sleep on the beach over night and because of gypsy they are strict with caravans and tents (although motor homes seem ok). the arthritis means i wont be riding forever, and i camped in pamplona in the early 90s and ran on the first day....
by john the baptist
Thu Feb 28, 2019 6:50 pm
Forum: Travel, Tourism & Destinations
Topic: Wild Camping
Replies: 12
Views: 2137

Wild Camping

I heard its completely illegal to say ride a motor bike across country and at night put up a tent and crash out until morning. Ive been told especilially in Andalusian is not allowed except on specific fiesta days or san juan on the beach. As a single biker i wanted to take a trip up north however e...
by john the baptist
Sat Feb 16, 2019 11:51 am
Forum: Cars, Bikes & Motoring
Topic: Exchanging UK driving Licence for a Spanish one
Replies: 69
Views: 14304

Re: Exchanging UK driving Licence for a Spanish one

BTW we are still waiting for our Spanish Driving licences. we applied in November the UK ones expired in December and the months just keep on going. :(
by john the baptist
Tue Jan 15, 2019 11:14 pm
Forum: Computers, Internet, Telephony, TV & Electronics
Topic: Intelsat 907 Again Apologies in advance
Replies: 0
Views: 1429

Intelsat 907 Again Apologies in advance

Hi everyone can anyone recommend the best sat box for intelsat 907 and the BBC ITV channels ideally one that will obviosly support biss code/keys but also the astra 19 ccam as well. Ive just been informed that the ccam for one year is sold on ebay for €10 a year which is great as i now need several ...
by john the baptist
Thu Jan 10, 2019 10:36 pm
Forum: Computers, Internet, Telephony, TV & Electronics
Topic: sky news on astra 19
Replies: 8
Views: 1978

Re: sky news on astra 19

lol yes the ASO is a french company and money machine which also owns the tour de france. I remember watching the the Tour pass by as a student when i was at Uni in BRIGHTON. Dakar it better in south america. The whole rally is in peru this year. BTW after the 11pm show they show the eco rally which...
by john the baptist
Wed Jan 09, 2019 9:44 am
Forum: Computers, Internet, Telephony, TV & Electronics
Topic: sky news on astra 19
Replies: 8
Views: 1978

Re: sky news on astra 19

Hi no Idea, I get around 1000 channels on astra 19 and ignore the french and German paid ones even though I get them encrypted as they basically replicate the Spanish ones ie history MTV Discovery, sports etc. Whilst i have the opportunity may I ask Im a big DAKAR fan, apart from Eurosport live in E...
by john the baptist
Tue Jan 08, 2019 3:42 pm
Forum: Computers, Internet, Telephony, TV & Electronics
Topic: sky news on astra 19
Replies: 8
Views: 1978

Re: sky news on astra 19

omg i got the mop out and wiped the 1.3m dish and lnb and sky is back. i noticed it was dusty with some bird mess but now its cleaned ive got 90% again like every other channel.

if only everything in life was so simple
by john the baptist
Tue Jan 08, 2019 12:27 pm
Forum: Computers, Internet, Telephony, TV & Electronics
Topic: sky news on astra 19
Replies: 8
Views: 1978

Re: sky news on astra 19

:( ive definitely have an issue then :(

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