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by fincalospinos
Wed Nov 09, 2005 4:49 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Bouncing cheques
Replies: 16
Views: 6153

I don't wish to sound like a supercilious prat
You said it Syd.

In my business, where I deal with Spanish people and clients from all over Northern Europe, cheques, credit cards, charge cards and cash, all form an equal part of daily transactions.
by fincalospinos
Tue Nov 08, 2005 6:18 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Lost Info Please........Dodgy Finance advisors etc
Replies: 2
Views: 1430

Many thanks Beachcomber, it was the first link
by fincalospinos
Tue Nov 08, 2005 5:06 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Lost Info Please........Dodgy Finance advisors etc
Replies: 2
Views: 1430

Lost Info Please........Dodgy Finance advisors etc

A short while ago someone posted a link to a site that gave details of dodgy Financial Advisors/ Institutions/ Insurance companies/ estate Agents etc.
I would be ever so grateful if the link could be re-posted.
Thank you in anticipation
by fincalospinos
Tue Nov 08, 2005 4:54 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Weather at the Moment
Replies: 13
Views: 5275

by fincalospinos
Tue Nov 08, 2005 4:47 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: spiral staircases
Replies: 5
Views: 1717

Cant help with supplier, but think twice before you buy. We had one in a property and it was a nightmare getting furniture up and down. If you do go for one, make sure that the diameter is as wide as possible, that any hand rails can be removed, and that the upper landing is not restricted. Best of ...
by fincalospinos
Mon Nov 07, 2005 4:26 pm
Forum: Travel, Tourism & Destinations
Topic: Parking in Competa
Replies: 9
Views: 6868

The guys name in the car park is Cele and, as stated in previous posts, he is very helpful and totally harmless. He is part of a large family who look after each other, so any "donations" are, I am sure, very welcome. There are two new car parks in Competa, both very accessible and plenty of room. T...
by fincalospinos
Wed Oct 12, 2005 4:59 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: using UPS Delivery service
Replies: 8
Views: 4278

Hi Andy Have used UPS in the past and found them OK. However, although it should be easy to find an urbanization address, they wont exactly jump through hoops. I have a similar problem as my house is in the campo and so can get nothing delivered direct. Have resolved the problem by having delivered ...
by fincalospinos
Wed Sep 21, 2005 11:20 am
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Malaga Shopping
Replies: 8
Views: 5486

Hi Claire,
Try the following website for directions
http://www.viamichelin.com
Whilst in malaga, check out some of the Spanish stores also, such as Feliz Sainz,you may be pleasantly suprised.
Happy shopping
by fincalospinos
Tue Sep 20, 2005 3:17 pm
Forum: Computers, Internet, Telephony, TV & Electronics
Topic: New Satellite Telephone System from Telefonica
Replies: 1
Views: 3927

New Satellite Telephone System from Telefonica

I have had one of the old Track phone systems for a number of years from Telefonica, and last year applied for a new digital system. However, my house is situated on the side of a hill where there is absolutely no mobile signal at all ( even with boosters), so the new digital telefonica system could...
by fincalospinos
Tue Sep 20, 2005 2:43 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: What a lovely day
Replies: 91
Views: 29219

Both countries have good and bad points, there is nothing better than a walk on a cold ,crisp, sunny January morning in the UK, but unfortunately, they are few and far between, with grey skies the norm. There are nice balmy days in late spring, but when temperatures start getting above 20* - 25*, so...
by fincalospinos
Mon Sep 19, 2005 2:05 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Free Health cover ?
Replies: 5
Views: 5912

Health care

Hi Bongtrees
Take a look at the following site, this should answer your question
http://www.acespana.org/acespana/living_spain.htm
best wishes
fincalospinos
by fincalospinos
Fri Sep 16, 2005 5:39 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Life in Andalucia
Replies: 28
Views: 13493

Life in andalucia

Hi Steve and Yvonne,
Have pm´d you some details on where to get some more info on Competa.
Despite what some other contributors say, it is still a lovely place to live.
Best wishes,
Fincalospinos