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by Johnandali
Tue Sep 15, 2020 10:27 pm
Forum: You & the Law in Spain
Topic: First actual problem re:Brexit
Replies: 30
Views: 672

Re: First actual problem re:Brexit

I simply exchange from GBP to EUR within my account at the interbank rate and then transfer to my Spanish Bank Account. I actually used it to buy a car which saved me money. Money arrives same day - sometimes within minutes. You are only charged a fee if you exchange at weekend or in evenings when m...
by Johnandali
Tue Sep 15, 2020 10:02 pm
Forum: You & the Law in Spain
Topic: First actual problem re:Brexit
Replies: 30
Views: 672

Re: First actual problem re:Brexit

Don’t know if this will help - when I left the UK last year to live in Spain full time I set up a Revolut Account.This works really well - set up as a GBP and Euro account. My UK pension is paid into it every month and I can then transfer to my Spanish bank account when exchange rates are favourable...
by Johnandali
Mon Nov 25, 2019 10:53 pm
Forum: Computers, Internet, Telephony, TV & Electronics
Topic: Is there a simple answer for uk tv?
Replies: 35
Views: 4626

Re: Is there a simple answer for uk tv?

I use a 4K Firestick and UK ExPat VPN...this can be installed on the Firestick and will allow access to BBC iPlayer, ITV hub etc for other TV use Unlock my TV and Live net tv installed on Firestick works perfectly on my wireless internet connection....no fibre here !!!!
by Johnandali
Fri Nov 15, 2019 5:46 pm
Forum: Cars, Bikes & Motoring
Topic: Changing to Spanish driving licence
Replies: 41
Views: 21046

Re: Changing to Spanish driving licence

Totally agree used a Gestor for residency and driving licence.... money well spent.
by Johnandali
Fri Nov 15, 2019 5:41 pm
Forum: Cars, Bikes & Motoring
Topic: Changing to Spanish driving licence
Replies: 41
Views: 21046

Re: Changing to Spanish driving licence

Re payment, it looks like you can pay in the trafico office by card when you go for your appointment per the DGT site. Is this the case?? My first appointment with Gestor was 22nd October to complete paperwork and start process. Got my full licence yesterday - I was really surprised. Starting proce...
by Johnandali
Thu Nov 14, 2019 10:59 pm
Forum: Cars, Bikes & Motoring
Topic: Changing to Spanish driving licence
Replies: 41
Views: 21046

Re: Changing to Spanish driving licence

My Gestor handled my licence exchange.....handed across my UK licence on 22nd October .....imagine my surprise when Gestor called today to advise my Spanish licence was ready for collection.....could not believe it......
by Johnandali
Sun Feb 10, 2019 8:39 pm
Forum: Travel, Tourism & Destinations
Topic: Malaga car hire.
Replies: 170
Views: 180669

Re: Malaga car hire.

Hire cars from Helle Hollis on average 7 times a year at Malaga Airport since 2011 - never had a single issue and they provide brilliant customer service....record is under 30 minutes from landing to driving out of airport........I do not even search anywhere else......
by Johnandali
Tue Dec 04, 2018 2:26 pm
Forum: You & the Law in Spain
Topic: Taxation Question
Replies: 1
Views: 3282

Taxation Question

Looking for some feedback on Pension Taxation ahead of my move to Spain. I plan to move to Spain in late 2019 becoming Tax resident and liable for Tax from 1st January 2020. At that time I will have taken my final salary Pension but I will also have a small cash pension which will be invested in the...
by Johnandali
Mon Mar 26, 2018 8:22 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Contacting Fenie Energiea
Replies: 4
Views: 1445

Re: Contacting Fenie Energiea

Hi we were advised to do a tactical change by our lawyer to retain power as the house was a complete renovation including all new electrics and they were concerned that if inspected we ended up with no electricity. Don’t know how correct this was but when you are organising from a distance seemed pl...
by Johnandali
Mon Mar 26, 2018 7:31 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Contacting Fenie Energiea
Replies: 4
Views: 1445

Contacting Fenie Energiea

Went to our house in Frigiliana last week for the first time since January. Found out that we have had a Smart Meter installed - have also found out we need to increase our Potencia - lost count of the number of power trips....anyway contacted both Fenie Energie and local Agent but no response to em...