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by fincalospinos
Wed Jan 20, 2021 12:18 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: House Insurance
Replies: 14
Views: 290

Re: House Insurance

Beware of Linea Direct - Excellent on car insurance claims, diabolical on home insurance claims.
by fincalospinos
Thu Jan 14, 2021 9:32 am
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Noisy Aircon
Replies: 1
Views: 193

Noisy Aircon

The outside condenser unit on my aircon system has become quiet noisy, anyone had similar problems ? The unit is only 4 years old.
by fincalospinos
Sat Dec 19, 2020 10:16 am
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: New Alcohol Hours
Replies: 8
Views: 656

Re: New Alcohol Hours

Bars and restaurants have to close, its cafes that can stay open but not for serving alchohol. "This order establishes that from this day on, “the establishments that carry out their activity according to the Economic Activities Tax epigraphs 672, 674.6 and 676, intended exclusively for cafeter...
by fincalospinos
Sat Dec 19, 2020 9:28 am
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: New Alcohol Hours
Replies: 8
Views: 656

Re: New Alcohol Hours

It means that bars and restaurants have to physicaly cloes between 18.00 - 20.00 hrs, so if you order a dozen pints at 17.30, you only have half an hour to drink them. No problem :lol: :lol:
by fincalospinos
Tue Dec 08, 2020 11:15 am
Forum: Health, Beauty, Fitness & Sport
Topic: Cataract operation
Replies: 47
Views: 10639

Re: Cataract operation

Please tell me who knows a good ophthalmologist in the area of Malaga, Torremolinos, Rinconde de la Victoria, Torre del Mar for my mother. How much does the operation cost now without insurance. There is no time to wait. Thank you very much. Clinica Hidalgo in Velez Malaga. I have used them twice, ...
by fincalospinos
Mon Dec 07, 2020 11:18 am
Forum: Food, Drink, Recipes & Gastronomy
Topic: Pork "Secreto"
Replies: 13
Views: 737

Re: Pork "Secreto"

Did you have a big bill :lol: :lol:
by fincalospinos
Mon Sep 28, 2020 4:13 pm
Forum: DIY, Pools & Home Improvement
Topic: External pre paint treatment
Replies: 7
Views: 2209

Re: External pre paint treatment

Meant to say, it is a liquid and can be applied by brush or roller.
by fincalospinos
Mon Sep 28, 2020 4:11 pm
Forum: DIY, Pools & Home Improvement
Topic: External pre paint treatment
Replies: 7
Views: 2209

Re: External pre paint treatment

Emucril - Fijador Altas Prestaciones

You can buy it in Leroy Merlin / Bauhaus or try Amazon.es

Mix with water and apply to the area to be painted approx 10 - 15 minutes before painting. Acts a a sealant and glue.

Have used it very successfuly many times.
by fincalospinos
Mon Aug 31, 2020 10:41 am
Forum: Cars, Bikes & Motoring
Topic: Insurance companies recommended
Replies: 7
Views: 1407

Re: Insurance companies recommended

I have car and house insurance with Linea Directa. Car insurance is exceptional. I have had two claims over the last 3 years, first one not my fault, second one my car was hit whilst parked and other driver didnt stop, so it was my policy that paid out. First class service right from the initial cal...
by fincalospinos
Tue Aug 25, 2020 4:14 pm
Forum: Moving to Andalucia
Topic: Reconnecting Electric and Water in property
Replies: 19
Views: 3811

Re: Reconnecting Electric and Water in property

Here is a handy caculator to find out what power you need.

https://www.iberdrola.es/webclipb/calcu ... cia.action
by fincalospinos
Tue Aug 18, 2020 8:35 am
Forum: Cars, Bikes & Motoring
Topic: Cheap Fuel at junction 265 on A7
Replies: 7
Views: 2027

Re: Cheap Fuel at junction 265 on A7

Just a note of caution - Cheap diesel doent contain any additives and can cause problems with the engine. Consumption is also often higher so it may not be as cheap in the long run.
by fincalospinos
Tue Jul 28, 2020 9:31 am
Forum: Travel, Tourism & Destinations
Topic: Flying from Gibralta
Replies: 7
Views: 1893

Re: Flying from Gibralta

Thanks, I thought that this may be the case.
by fincalospinos
Tue Jul 28, 2020 8:16 am
Forum: Travel, Tourism & Destinations
Topic: Flying from Gibralta
Replies: 7
Views: 1893

Flying from Gibralta

Does anyone know if you need to self quarantine if flying back to the UK from Gibralta ?
by fincalospinos
Wed Jun 03, 2020 12:22 pm
Forum: You & the Law in Spain
Topic: Applying for UK Pension in Spain
Replies: 11
Views: 1619

Re: Applying for UK Pension in Spain

I have been resident for over 20 years and applied for my uk pension first, followed by my Spanish pension. No problem at all.
by fincalospinos
Wed Jun 03, 2020 10:40 am
Forum: You & the Law in Spain
Topic: Applying for UK Pension in Spain
Replies: 11
Views: 1619

Re: Applying for UK Pension in Spain

My understanding is that I have to go to the INSS because I am here and have worked a bit here as well as my 35 years in UK. The form above does not seem to be the right one to apply from here, I do not think I used this form to apply for my UK pension, 35 qualifying years, and then when it had bee...
by fincalospinos
Thu May 21, 2020 12:59 pm
Forum: Cars, Bikes & Motoring
Topic: CAR ITV - Whats going on??
Replies: 108
Views: 12798

Re: CAR ITV - Whats going on??

It is an appointment, but you do need to confirm it and a reference number is issued.
by fincalospinos
Thu May 21, 2020 12:08 pm
Forum: Cars, Bikes & Motoring
Topic: CAR ITV - Whats going on??
Replies: 108
Views: 12798

Re: CAR ITV - Whats going on??

Just out of interest, I had an ITV appointment at Algarrobo on 24th April which was cancelled. On the original email confirming this appointment, there was an instruction to go to the following web address to change the appointment http://lajunta.es ******* ( the ***** was a unique reference to my v...