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by costakid
Wed Jun 26, 2019 8:31 am
Forum: You & the Law in Spain
Topic: Logistics of selling a LHD car with Spanish plates - advice please
Replies: 16
Views: 2302

Re: Logistics of selling a LHD car with Spanish plates - advice please

[quote="wollie"]https://sede.dgt.gob.es/es/tramites-y-m ... -vehiculo/ I think i would write a nice letter to Traffico and explain situation. At least if something happens you will have record that you tried to do something to put things right. I think you are wasting your time. In my opin...
by costakid
Tue Jun 25, 2019 10:21 pm
Forum: You & the Law in Spain
Topic: Logistics of selling a LHD car with Spanish plates - advice please
Replies: 16
Views: 2302

Re: Logistics of selling a LHD car with Spanish plates - advice please

Just curious, costakid; on what are you basing that statement? On the other thread linked to earlier here, you mentioned The Loach Brothers, but I couldn't find any definitive connection to Pentagon. Are you sure they're the same people? Not sure they are the same people. The Loach brothers are bar...
by costakid
Mon Jun 24, 2019 3:03 pm
Forum: Moving to Andalucia
Topic: Sister moving to Velez Malaga
Replies: 7
Views: 152

Re: Sister moving to Velez Malaga

If your sister has had an offer accepted the seller will want 10% deposit asap which is non refundable if you pull out. You will deposit this through your solicitor.
Make sure you do a search also.
by costakid
Mon Jun 24, 2019 3:00 pm
Forum: Moving to Andalucia
Topic: Sister moving to Velez Malaga
Replies: 7
Views: 152

Re: Sister moving to Velez Malaga

If not in Velez just down the road in Torre Del Mar will be English speaking solicitors. They will also help your sister get her NIE number from the policia. I not sure if you can complete on a property without an NIE. I am sure you can’t but I think you can start the buying process if you have appl...
by costakid
Sat Jun 22, 2019 9:19 am
Forum: Cars, Bikes & Motoring
Topic: bike import
Replies: 33
Views: 1167

Re: bike import

I would advise anyone to have insurance. A case yesterday in the UK of a cyclist colliding with a pedestrian who was on her phone as she stepped into the road and with court costs and legal fees etc it will cost him £100000.00
by costakid
Fri Jun 21, 2019 6:03 pm
Forum: Travel, Tourism & Destinations
Topic: San Juan
Replies: 1
Views: 90

Re: San Juan

All along the coast they have parties on the beach. We usually go down to the front at Rincon or La Cala Del Moral because its very Spanish and always lively.
by costakid
Fri Jun 21, 2019 6:00 pm
Forum: Cars, Bikes & Motoring
Topic: Moved to Portugal with car
Replies: 8
Views: 182

Re: Moved to Portugal with car

Well I pm'd you the other day and you never bothered to reply so my help here ends.
by costakid
Thu Jun 20, 2019 10:24 am
Forum: Cars, Bikes & Motoring
Topic: Moved to Portugal with car
Replies: 8
Views: 182

Re: Moved to Portugal with car

Sent you a PM
by costakid
Tue Jun 18, 2019 12:53 pm
Forum: Cars, Bikes & Motoring
Topic: Range Rover help!! Granada area
Replies: 7
Views: 286

Re: Range Rover help!! Granada area

they should be able to sort if if they have JLR the diagnostic software.
by costakid
Fri Jun 14, 2019 1:56 pm
Forum: Moving to Andalucia
Topic: UK moving companies
Replies: 6
Views: 188

Re: UK moving companies

We used Roy Trevor in Fuengirola. Reliable and all insured.
by costakid
Wed Jun 12, 2019 3:23 pm
Forum: Moving to Andalucia
Topic: Best currency transfer companies for buying property
Replies: 23
Views: 644

Re: Best currency transfer companies for buying property

HiFx are reliable. Used them a lot in the past for buying € in large amounts when I was doing business.
by costakid
Wed Jun 12, 2019 8:41 am
Forum: Computers, Internet, Telephony, TV & Electronics
Topic: IPad cracked screen
Replies: 18
Views: 3602

Re: IPad cracked screen

The Manzana shops are popping up all over the place
by costakid
Mon Jun 10, 2019 6:37 pm
Forum: Cars, Bikes & Motoring
Topic: Range Rover help!! Granada area
Replies: 7
Views: 286

Re: Range Rover help!! Granada area

Well depending on the symptoms you may need a new pump. Resetting the suspension is unlikely to cure the problem. I have had a few RR and the older ones were really troublesome but also had a pump on a 2013 sport.
by costakid
Mon Jun 10, 2019 8:03 am
Forum: Cars, Bikes & Motoring
Topic: Replacement number plate
Replies: 6
Views: 124

Re: Replacement number plate

The key cutting shops who also repair shoes in every centro commercial also do them. To order I guess, can’t see them making them in store.
by costakid
Sat Jun 08, 2019 9:15 am
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Weather
Replies: 4
Views: 299

Weather

Its a sign that summer has arrived as it is very very quiet in here. I hope you are all enjoying the glorious weather.
by costakid
Wed Jun 05, 2019 8:38 am
Forum: Cars, Bikes & Motoring
Topic: UK Car now on Spanish Plates .. possible documentation problem!
Replies: 7
Views: 257

Re: UK Car now on Spanish Plates .. possible documentation problem!

They will have taken the codes from the EU COC. I wouldn't worry about it. If you are concerned carry a copy of the COC in the car to show the police if you are asked.
by costakid
Sat Jun 01, 2019 9:02 pm
Forum: Computers, Internet, Telephony, TV & Electronics
Topic: Changing address with Sky
Replies: 3
Views: 176

Re: Changing address with Sky

or go onto live chat and they will do it for you.
by costakid
Thu May 30, 2019 7:39 pm
Forum: Animals & Pets
Topic: Flying a dog from U.K. to Malaga
Replies: 11
Views: 340

Re: Flying a dog from U.K. to Malaga

Birmingham airport are specialists in pet trans. Not cheap though. Not sure if any airline that operates pets flys to Spain though.
by costakid
Thu May 30, 2019 6:47 am
Forum: Cars, Bikes & Motoring
Topic: Buying a car in Spain with a UK Address
Replies: 5
Views: 184

Re: Buying a car in Spain with a UK Address

You need an NIE and an address for the fines to be sent to. It could be a friends address in Spain.

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