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by john the baptist
Sat Jun 06, 2020 2:42 pm
Forum: Travel, Tourism & Destinations
Topic: wildcamping in spain
Replies: 11
Views: 1456

Re: wildcamping in spain

Hi yes between provinces in the same autonomous region.
by john the baptist
Fri Jun 05, 2020 10:41 pm
Forum: Travel, Tourism & Destinations
Topic: wildcamping in spain
Replies: 11
Views: 1456

Re: wildcamping in spain

Thanks Lavanda Ive heard of this ruta to santiago as its stars in sevilla. will look into it, unfortunately on monday we go to phase 3 which means travelling between provinces however we are still stuck in andalucia. so before the heat really kicks in i was thinking granada and almeria.
by john the baptist
Fri Jun 05, 2020 7:20 pm
Forum: Travel, Tourism & Destinations
Topic: wildcamping in spain
Replies: 11
Views: 1456

wildcamping in spain

i think im having a mid life criis of the lock down has fried my brain. But after too many views of Easy Rider i would like to go on a bike trip around spain and try wild camping. I know there are very strict laws for very good reasons about the beach and fires but has anyone had experience of pitch...
by john the baptist
Fri Jun 05, 2020 7:12 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: La Caixa Banking FEES
Replies: 2
Views: 606

La Caixa Banking FEES

Hi I know this subject may have been fully covered but ive just received a letter from La Caixa informing me that our bank accounts will start incuring fees and they could be as much as €60 per month or per quarter. I actually dont know and the letter just informs me that because of carona virus the...
by john the baptist
Sat May 23, 2020 8:43 pm
Forum: Cars, Bikes & Motoring
Topic: CAR ITV - Whats going on??
Replies: 62
Views: 4114

Re: CAR ITV - Whats going on??

when i tried the wedsite its simply would not proceed, the "latest news" section is what redirected to information that was recent. to be honest Id rather leave it as long as possible so if we are all in the same boat i happy to take it easy and get it done after the summer.
by john the baptist
Fri May 22, 2020 5:00 pm
Forum: Cars, Bikes & Motoring
Topic: CAR ITV - Whats going on??
Replies: 62
Views: 4114

Re: CAR ITV - Whats going on??

https://www.veiasa.es/noticias/2020/mayo/modificadas-las-fechas-de-prorroga-de-las-itv-caducadas-durante-el-estado-de Hi I just tried book an ITV appointment as the car runs out early next month. As per the above we have been given a 6 month extension so I now have upto the 3rd January 2021 :) I tri...
by john the baptist
Fri May 01, 2020 2:38 pm
Forum: Cars, Bikes & Motoring
Topic: CAR ITV - Whats going on??
Replies: 62
Views: 4114

Re: CAR ITV - Whats going on??

Thu, 04/30/2020 - 14:26 The Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Tourism has published a special version COVID-19 of the Inspection Procedure Manual for ITV stations that comes into force today, April 30, despite the fact that ITV centers are still closed throughout Spain. . The intention is for ITVs ...
by john the baptist
Fri May 01, 2020 12:34 pm
Forum: Cars, Bikes & Motoring
Topic: CAR ITV - Whats going on??
Replies: 62
Views: 4114

CAR ITV - Whats going on??

Hi can someone please clarify the situation as it is today this week on ITV for vehicles. Obviously all the test centers have been closed so for the last say 3 months or 2 their have been none done. owners obviously are not at fault and more or less are not using their cars ane bikes. so my question...
by john the baptist
Wed Apr 15, 2020 9:32 am
Forum: Cars, Bikes & Motoring
Topic: ITV whats going on NOW
Replies: 5
Views: 617

ITV whats going on NOW

HI are the itv being done now today at 15th April??? Ive got one in june but ive been told they have been suspended for 6 months. and of course there will be a massive backlog of all the cars that have to be done during the lockdown. I cant buy any car products as in oils and parts and my local gara...
by john the baptist
Sun Mar 08, 2020 8:18 pm
Forum: Cars, Bikes & Motoring
Topic: DeRestrict an A2 Motorbike
Replies: 1
Views: 292

DeRestrict an A2 Motorbike

Hi Im thinking of buying a friends A2 bike i have an A licence so obviously not interest in the limited horsepower. I know that it was expensive to get the restriction on the bike and the official dealers certificate however does anyone know the procedure of reversing this. I could un restrict it wi...
by john the baptist
Sat Mar 07, 2020 9:50 pm
Forum: Cars, Bikes & Motoring
Topic: Tax on second hand cars
Replies: 6
Views: 812

Re: Tax on second hand cars

Hi there is a vehicle tax on anything regardless on car bike etc and i believe its 4% on the value of the vehicle. Thats their value not what you pay. Traffico charge an EU ILLEGAL charge of €50 €52 euros regardless. Please note its a euro law that the transfer of vehicle ownership has to be free bu...
by john the baptist
Sun Feb 09, 2020 11:41 pm
Forum: Computers, Internet, Telephony, TV & Electronics
Topic: TD Sytems TV
Replies: 9
Views: 752

Re: TD Sytems TV

hi no its not listed as a manufacturer.
by john the baptist
Sat Feb 08, 2020 5:02 pm
Forum: Computers, Internet, Telephony, TV & Electronics
Topic: TD Sytems TV
Replies: 9
Views: 752

Re: TD Sytems TV

Just bought a TD Systems tv as an xmas pressy to myself. I use a programmable remote to control it. To be fair i have only programmed a couple of functions as i pretty much only use the tv as a display for my android box. No reason wjy you couldn't ptogram a bunch of othrr functions aseell it's nor...
by john the baptist
Sat Feb 08, 2020 4:19 pm
Forum: Cars, Bikes & Motoring
Topic: blocked windscreen washer jets
Replies: 12
Views: 2249

Re: blocked windscreen washer jets

never use tap water always distilled or ready made. the water in spain is not great especially if you live in a city.
by john the baptist
Fri Feb 07, 2020 8:14 am
Forum: Computers, Internet, Telephony, TV & Electronics
Topic: TD Sytems TV
Replies: 9
Views: 752

TD Sytems TV

Hi we bought a cheap tv from Carrefour which was on offer. Its their own make TD Systems and is very good for the price. This make is dedicated to the spanish market and i assume that its called something else around europe. Obviously everyhting these days is made in china. Does anyone else have one...
by john the baptist
Sat Jan 25, 2020 10:10 pm
Forum: Cars, Bikes & Motoring
Topic: Doing a Vehicle Transferencia Online
Replies: 3
Views: 1017

Re: Doing a Vehicle Transferencia Online

Thanks for the advice the lady who is the owner apparently works for a gestor and it will go through her work. Im obviously no going through with it if i cant go to her office and get it done officially also i will be going to the registered address if not then im not interested. i used to do transf...
by john the baptist
Mon Jan 20, 2020 7:07 pm
Forum: Cars, Bikes & Motoring
Topic: Doing a Vehicle Transferencia Online
Replies: 3
Views: 1017

Doing a Vehicle Transferencia Online

H i Im looking to buy a motorbike from someone near malaga and the owner informed me that the transferencia can now be done online. I did read that the Permission de circulacion can be done online and im aware that the vehicles sales tax can be done online but i was not aware that the traffico vehic...
by john the baptist
Mon Dec 30, 2019 10:11 pm
Forum: Cars, Bikes & Motoring
Topic: Exempt from paying Sello
Replies: 2
Views: 669

Re: Exempt from paying Sello

thanks beachcomber i think it may be the same. cheers
by john the baptist
Mon Dec 30, 2019 2:42 pm
Forum: Cars, Bikes & Motoring
Topic: Exempt from paying Sello
Replies: 2
Views: 669

Exempt from paying Sello

Hi does anyone know exactly how old a vehicle needs to be to be exempt from paying sello (the annual vehicle tax that does to the town hall) is it 20 years or more??? it obiously goes up with the size of the motorbike i know my 125cc was €8 and my 500cc is 19 euros however i know that its goes up al...
by john the baptist
Thu Dec 12, 2019 2:43 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: UK Social Security Contributions
Replies: 5
Views: 712

Re: UK Social Security Contributions

thanks for the information, I wont be claiming from the UK I left there 20 years ago :) Ill be applying in Spain where I live.