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by curatokid
Fri Oct 30, 2009 1:02 am
Forum: Cars, Bikes & Motoring
Topic: "Record" car hire - a cautionary tale
Replies: 18
Views: 2605

Re: "Record" car hire - a cautionary tale

A friend of mine on returning his car to Record was told that the spare tyre and jack were missing, as he had not checked it on collection he had no alternative but to pay for them at great cost, maybe an idea to check when collecting, problem is usually the boot has all the cases in by then !! Be w...
by curatokid
Wed Oct 21, 2009 6:14 pm
Forum: Computers, Internet, Telephony, TV & Electronics
Topic: Trace telephone call
Replies: 2
Views: 384

Trace telephone call

I am receiving some telephone calls at night and when I answer they hang up, is there a number I can call to trace the caller ???
by curatokid
Tue Aug 18, 2009 11:11 pm
Forum: Computers, Internet, Telephony, TV & Electronics
Topic: Live English Premiership Football
Replies: 20
Views: 2864

Re: Live English Premiership Football

When watching on spanish TVE2 if you tune the radio into Five Live you get english commentary as well.
by curatokid
Mon Jul 20, 2009 9:13 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Pie & Mash shop ?
Replies: 16
Views: 1871

Re: Pie & Mash shop ?

Thanks Scotty I will give it a try.
by curatokid
Mon Jul 20, 2009 8:00 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Pie & Mash shop ?
Replies: 16
Views: 1871

Pie & Mash shop ?

Does anyone know if there is a Pie and Mah shop anywhere along the coast, my mums craving a taste of East London !!
by curatokid
Sat Jun 06, 2009 5:26 pm
Forum: Gardens & Gardening
Topic: Cherry tomatoes
Replies: 5
Views: 2607

Re: Cherry tomatoes

Thanks Cid, mine are Dobies cherry toms, I will let them grow as a bush and see what happens, I have rigged up a support system as they tend to fall all over the ground.
by curatokid
Sat Jun 06, 2009 5:18 pm
Forum: Cars, Bikes & Motoring
Topic: Spanish driving licence classes to drive
Replies: 35
Views: 7993

Re: Spanish driving licence classes to drive

Thanks all for your input much appreciated....
by curatokid
Fri Jun 05, 2009 3:53 pm
Forum: Cars, Bikes & Motoring
Topic: Spanish driving licence classes to drive
Replies: 35
Views: 7993

Re: Spanish driving licence classes to drive

What happens when I return to UK and rent a car ? they always ask for the paper bit that would show any endorsements and state that " the complete licence including paper part must be produced " ....
by curatokid
Wed Jun 03, 2009 10:21 pm
Forum: Gardens & Gardening
Topic: Cherry tomatoes
Replies: 5
Views: 2607

Cherry tomatoes

Do you have to remove the side shoots on cherry tomatoes ??????
by curatokid
Wed Jun 03, 2009 10:20 pm
Forum: Cars, Bikes & Motoring
Topic: Spanish driving licence classes to drive
Replies: 35
Views: 7993

Spanish driving licence classes to drive

I have just changed from a UK driving licence to a spanish one and note that the classes listed on my UK licence have been omitted on the spanish one, I queried this and was told that If I want to drive anything other than a car or car with trailer I will have to pass a test on that vehicle, this do...
by curatokid
Wed May 13, 2009 10:56 pm
Forum: Travel, Tourism & Destinations
Topic: Self Drive Minibus Hire
Replies: 2
Views: 463

Re: Self Drive Minibus Hire

I have used Record at the airport.
by curatokid
Wed May 13, 2009 10:54 pm
Forum: Cars, Bikes & Motoring
Topic: renew car insurance
Replies: 10
Views: 1247

Re: renew car insurance

Thanks all for advice, I have today spoken to them and they were very helpful, and as I am retired I got an extra 40 euro discount , so far so good, I have english speaking telephone numbers to cover Europe in the event of needing assistance.
by curatokid
Sun May 10, 2009 8:57 am
Forum: Cars, Bikes & Motoring
Topic: renew car insurance
Replies: 10
Views: 1247

renew car insurance

My car insurance is due for renewal and I have been looking around to see if there are any competative prices and Direct Line seem to be very good, my only concern is that dealing with a company like that is will I get good service in the event of a claim ? Any experiencies would be helpful. Thank y...
by curatokid
Sun Apr 26, 2009 11:13 pm
Forum: Travel, Tourism & Destinations
Topic: easyjet enforcing cabin bag size
Replies: 16
Views: 2758

Re: easyjet enforcing cabin bag size

When they take your oversize bag at the boarding gate to put in the hold do they make a charge for it ????
by curatokid
Mon Apr 13, 2009 10:19 pm
Forum: DIY, Pools & Home Improvement
Topic: Changing UK plugs to 2 Pin ones
Replies: 30
Views: 12428

Re: Changing UK plugs to 2 Pin ones

I saw a very simple adaptor the other day in the local ferreteria that you could just plug your UK plug into and retain the fuse and simply plug into spanish socket cost about a euro, cheaper than changing the plug and safer.
by curatokid
Thu Mar 19, 2009 12:55 am
Forum: Gardens & Gardening
Topic: I need a climber that isn't thirsty
Replies: 13
Views: 3497

Re: I need a climber that isn't thirsty

Ivy groes anywhere with great gusto and no water.
by curatokid
Thu Mar 19, 2009 12:44 am
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Jacuzzi and 2nd hand wardrobe???
Replies: 1
Views: 303

Re: Jacuzzi and 2nd hand wardrobe???

Bauhaus had some hot tubs on sale recently for about 3,500 euros for a six seater.
by curatokid
Mon Mar 09, 2009 11:41 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Elec - dual or single meter cheapest?
Replies: 10
Views: 686

Re: Elec - dual or single meter cheapest?

I have saved a lot under the new charging , we only use about 20% at the top rate and programme all we can such as washing machine and dishwasher to be during cheap rate, also bought a gas kettle for use during high charges period, and it whistles !!!! :lol:
by curatokid
Thu Mar 05, 2009 6:12 pm
Forum: Cars, Bikes & Motoring
Topic: UK Driving Licence - No need to exchange
Replies: 34
Views: 7122

Re: UK Driving Licence - No need to exchange

I went to the Police station in Malaga today, waited about 30 mins, not bad, and they gave me some more forms to complete and I have to go to the bank to pay 10 euros and then back to police with passport photocopy , receipt and form duly completed, will go next week and let you know what happens.
by curatokid
Thu Mar 05, 2009 12:06 am
Forum: Cars, Bikes & Motoring
Topic: UK Driving Licence - No need to exchange
Replies: 34
Views: 7122

Re: UK Driving Licence - No need to exchange

I am in the process of changing UK to Spanish licence and produced all the documents and did the medical , they returned my NIE number saying it was "out of date " I now have to go to the Policia National to have it renewed, I thought they were issued for life, mine is twenty years old. Is...