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by El Cid
Fri Jul 10, 2020 3:46 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Beckhams Law
Replies: 7
Views: 202

Re: Beckhams Law

I think he managed to qualify as a “gilipollas profesional”

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by El Cid
Fri Jul 10, 2020 1:10 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Beckhams Law
Replies: 7
Views: 202

Re: Beckhams Law

Did you actually read the article? Nowhere does it say that you don't pay tax in Spain, just that it will be less.

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by El Cid
Thu Jul 09, 2020 7:32 pm
Forum: DIY, Pools & Home Improvement
Topic: Pool inverter heater
Replies: 4
Views: 86

Re: Pool inverter heater

Well that’s probably not a huge increase on what you would get without it. Maybe a cheaper lower powered unit could do that. The supplier should be able to advise you on that. Many people with pool heaters expect all year round heating.

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by El Cid
Thu Jul 09, 2020 6:07 pm
Forum: DIY, Pools & Home Improvement
Topic: Pool inverter heater
Replies: 4
Views: 86

Re: Pool inverter heater

The price depends on the output. If you fit the full recommended unit it may well look expensive.. if you fit a smaller one it will save money but won’t get quite as hot. They are not cheap generally but I imagine installation is complicated. Having installed one a solar bubble cover is essential to...
by El Cid
Thu Jul 09, 2020 12:05 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: T.I.E
Replies: 18
Views: 501

Re: T.I.E

I would like to point out that the extra step applies only to a first application for residency.

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by El Cid
Wed Jul 08, 2020 6:51 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: EHIC renewal
Replies: 23
Views: 516

Re: EHIC renewal

Are you sure about that Peter? I thought it was only pensioners in receipt of an S1 form that could get UK NHS treatment whenever they like without having to take up residence in the UK.

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by El Cid
Tue Jul 07, 2020 8:35 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Beckhams Law
Replies: 7
Views: 202

Re: Beckhams Law

by El Cid
Tue Jul 07, 2020 6:48 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: EHIC renewal
Replies: 23
Views: 516

Re: EHIC renewal

My point was that the benefits of an EHIC are less than the travel insurance that is recommended by the UK government and offers advantages over an EHIC, so to me it doesn’t seem to be much of an issue. OK if you have loads of exclusions on your travel insurance then an EHIC would cover those. If yo...
by El Cid
Tue Jul 07, 2020 10:18 am
Forum: Health, Beauty, Fitness & Sport
Topic: Coronavirus
Replies: 1734
Views: 41826

Re: Coronavirus

According to the reports from Barcelona it was identified as Covid 19

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by El Cid
Mon Jul 06, 2020 5:41 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: EHIC renewal
Replies: 23
Views: 516

Re: EHIC renewal

It’s called travel insurance. Easily available. There might be a reciprocal deal but why should there be. It’s not a big issue and the UK government advice has always been to not rely on the EHIC and buy personal travel insurance.

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by El Cid
Sun Jul 05, 2020 8:20 pm
Forum: Health, Beauty, Fitness & Sport
Topic: Coronavirus
Replies: 1734
Views: 41826

Re: Coronavirus

here's an alternative scenario: we should have ignored lockdown (the fittest will survive), not bothered about wearing gloves or masks (conflicting advice re effectiveness), nor had regard for social distancing as is a waste of space ie eat, drink and be merry with as many friends as you have ... n...
by El Cid
Sun Jul 05, 2020 12:11 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: T.I.E
Replies: 18
Views: 501

Re: T.I.E

I would imagine that is the case because it has always been optional to change it after 5 years. So long as the issue date on the old one is more than 5 years ago you are a legal permanent resident, but as we know, when a new process is introduced you can be sure that the police either have never he...
by El Cid
Sun Jul 05, 2020 11:54 am
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: T.I.E
Replies: 18
Views: 501

Re: T.I.E

The government has just issued the details of the application for the TIE. https://www.boe.es/buscar/doc.php?id=BOE-A-2020-7276 For existing permanent resident who hold the green form/card this is the relevant section. c) If the national of the United Kingdom is the holder of a permanent registratio...
by El Cid
Sat Jul 04, 2020 12:48 pm
Forum: Travel, Tourism & Destinations
Topic: Malaga Airport Arrivals from UK
Replies: 19
Views: 615

Re: Malaga Airport Arrivals from UK

Some airports are using thermal imaging cameras which scan a crown of people.

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by El Cid
Sat Jul 04, 2020 12:05 pm
Forum: Computers, Internet, Telephony, TV & Electronics
Topic: Where to put fibre router
Replies: 13
Views: 215

Re: Where to put fibre router

The cable runs from the router to a junction box in the middle of the house. The second cable runs from the junction box to the second extender. A cable runs from the junction box to the first extender (a short cable as the junction box it right next to the first extender). In other words, both exte...
by El Cid
Sat Jul 04, 2020 10:07 am
Forum: Computers, Internet, Telephony, TV & Electronics
Topic: Where to put fibre router
Replies: 13
Views: 215

Re: Where to put fibre router

The TP Link extender can be used as an access point. What that means is that if you run a cable to another floor you plug the cable into the extender and it emits a full strength WiFi signal. If you use it as an extender the signal strength will new be as good unless it is very close to the router. ...
by El Cid
Tue Jun 30, 2020 12:00 pm
Forum: Computers, Internet, Telephony, TV & Electronics
Topic: TV with built in satellite receiver
Replies: 7
Views: 236

Re: TV with built in satellite receiver

No as it would probably not have the ability to handle the encryption codes.

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by El Cid
Sun Jun 28, 2020 11:14 am
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Daily Express
Replies: 4
Views: 276

Re: Daily Express

Yes, it is available online with the crosswords.

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by El Cid
Sun Jun 28, 2020 11:12 am
Forum: Computers, Internet, Telephony, TV & Electronics
Topic: Best VPN for BBC Sounds downloads & iPlayer
Replies: 31
Views: 838

Re: Best VPN for BBC Sounds downloads & iPlayer

I don't think BBC Sounds is geo-restricted. I get all the BBC stations in my car without DNS or VPN.

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by El Cid
Fri Jun 26, 2020 7:13 pm
Forum: Computers, Internet, Telephony, TV & Electronics
Topic: Mobile Phone - Data Speed
Replies: 8
Views: 278

Re: Mobile Phone - Data Speed

Out of interest, what sort of speeds are you getting? With the right phone and connection they should be very high.

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