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by gus-lopez
Tue Feb 02, 2016 10:42 am
Forum: Cars, Bikes & Motoring
Topic: Importing a British UK plated Car into Spain
Replies: 96
Views: 73071

Re: Importing a British UK plated Car into Spain

Hi pensure1988, I bought my Merc ML270 over with us and switched it to Spanish plates. What I found was that although the rear light clusters were correct the rear red fog light was only wired into one (UK)side and only that side had a bulb fitted. Simple matter of running a wire and fitting a bulb...
by gus-lopez
Sun Jan 24, 2016 9:48 am
Forum: You & the Law in Spain
Topic: norms in the campo
Replies: 18
Views: 4455

Re: norms in the campo

If it is turned down I'd use the official complaint forms.Make a specific complaint that the Tecnico is not interpreting the rules correctly.
by gus-lopez
Sun Jan 24, 2016 9:42 am
Forum: You & the Law in Spain
Topic: Felling mature trees
Replies: 10
Views: 3226

Re: Felling mature trees

I thought Franco's blanket " can't cut any down without permission " still existed ?
by gus-lopez
Sun Jan 24, 2016 9:39 am
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: house tax
Replies: 7
Views: 1117

Re: house tax

Sid, Also I am curious as to why the lady said. "its against the law to pay the bill that is in the name of another person" Has anyone heard of this before as this is as much the reason for the post as anything. . Ask for the exact law/ paragraph where it states it from them. If they don't come acr...
by gus-lopez
Sun Jan 24, 2016 9:19 am
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Endesa ICP and Smart Meters
Replies: 37
Views: 7357

Re: Endesa ICP and Smart Meters

Once the meter is being read remotely, normally 6 months after installation. then unless you are on a day/night tariff you will be billed on the new 'hourly usage' system whereby those using it in peak demand periods pay the most. When they change the meter they can only put it where it is now unles...
by gus-lopez
Sat Jan 16, 2016 9:28 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Spain political uncertainty
Replies: 116
Views: 28544

Re: Spain political uncertainty

flyeogh wrote:[
But equally Rajoy saying the whole Spanish population should vote is loonisy. Can't ever see the unemployed of Cadiz voting to chop of 20% of the profitable bit of the Spanish economy :lol:

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I think you'll find he is only stating what the spanish constitution says. Everyone has to vote.
by gus-lopez
Sun Dec 13, 2015 10:29 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Spanish Lottery
Replies: 23
Views: 6877

Re: Spanish Lottery

Can I do that if I live here? If you are asking can you buy an Irish lotto ticket then yes. Just go online and set up account. If you win anything it's transferred into your bank account direct. In the address section just use an Irish address, its no problem. https://www.lottery.ie/ With the Uk on...
by gus-lopez
Sat Dec 05, 2015 9:21 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: 13 year itch? Maybe now time to move on?
Replies: 28
Views: 4734

Re: 13 year itch? Maybe now time to move on?

kerbut wrote:.The only reason holding me back from selling is the amount of "under the table" we did at the time would never be seen back ,so will be hit for a tax bill.
No CGt if over 65. :thumbup:
by gus-lopez
Wed Dec 02, 2015 9:12 am
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Has it been windy? Torre Bull loses head.
Replies: 4
Views: 980

Re: Has it been windy? Torre Bull loses head.

Yes, is the answer as they are all the Spanish version of"listed" & national monuments. :thumbup:

P.s. We've even got one now :thumbup:

http://murciatoday.com/the-osborne-bull ... 078-a.html
by gus-lopez
Wed Dec 02, 2015 9:08 am
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: 13 year itch? Maybe now time to move on?
Replies: 28
Views: 4734

Re: 13 year itch? Maybe now time to move on?

Yes, I know how you feel. 14 years living here ,for us, & I suppose the novelty has worn off. Wife would like to move on but to where ? + this place is so cheap to run that anything else would be an increase in outgoings & for what ? We don't have anywhere in the UK & personally I wouldn't return.Ob...
by gus-lopez
Sun Nov 29, 2015 9:27 pm
Forum: Cars, Bikes & Motoring
Topic: Spanish registration and the meaning of words
Replies: 2
Views: 1433

Re: Spanish registration and the meaning of words

If it is legal in one EU state then in theory no other State can refuse to re-register it . By being registered in one, the UK , it is deemed to be legal in all EU states. I.e. the UK has already done anything that Spain can possibly ask for & according to 'EU rules' it is a rubber stamping job.Alth...
by gus-lopez
Fri Nov 20, 2015 10:21 pm
Forum: Cars, Bikes & Motoring
Topic: Re- Re- Registering a car
Replies: 21
Views: 3040

Re: Re- Re- Registering a car

Okay: general negative response noted... The car is described as having: 1/ Tarjeta Tecnica De Vehiculos, 2/ Permiso De Circulacion, 3/ Previous Owners Passport, 4/ Previous Owners NI Number, 5/ Compraventa Signed By the Vendedor, 6/ Trafico Report showing no Fines/Accidents or Embargos, 7/ Previou...
by gus-lopez
Fri Nov 20, 2015 10:11 pm
Forum: Cars, Bikes & Motoring
Topic: The act of buying a used car.
Replies: 13
Views: 1639

Re: The act of buying a used car.

" Not including transfer " doesn't mean he won't be doing it just that he won't be paying for it; you will & it won't be going anywhere until he has done it. Quite common.
by gus-lopez
Sun Nov 08, 2015 10:29 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Spain tourism boom 2016?
Replies: 26
Views: 4470

Re: Spain tourism boom 2016?

Lyric wrote:Sorry Gus wrong, Senior management worked Duty Free for years and she has just confirmed separate channel yes, treated just like a passenger yes. Manchester.
Not at Alicante, Murcia or Almeria . I watched them all just walk through,regularly.
by gus-lopez
Sat Nov 07, 2015 10:56 pm
Forum: DIY, Pools & Home Improvement
Topic: Demolition costs
Replies: 2
Views: 988

Re: Demolition costs

A general discussion with the assessor after the Gota Fria in 2012 & she was stating that I'd be looking at 40-50k for a 120m2 property.
by gus-lopez
Sat Nov 07, 2015 10:52 pm
Forum: DIY, Pools & Home Improvement
Topic: New Gas regs
Replies: 5
Views: 1423

Re: New Gas regs

It has always required a vent if the bottle was in the house. With bottle Outside the appliance doesn't.
by gus-lopez
Fri Nov 06, 2015 11:19 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Spain tourism boom 2016?
Replies: 26
Views: 4470

Re: Spain tourism boom 2016?

Oh, so we all have to go through security but the the stock,food and employees don't?. I suppose you'll be telling me that Iranians are Arabs next. No sit & watch sometime. Yes the various shop employees have security clearance but they do not get checked on entering & leaving every time & in most ...
by gus-lopez
Wed Nov 04, 2015 10:11 am
Forum: Cars, Bikes & Motoring
Topic: Spanish driving licence renewal
Replies: 4
Views: 1673

Re: Spanish driving licence renewal

Never have notified me. btp is being removed from spanish licences as from Jan.2016

If you renew C1 & C1+e then the others automatically get renewed.
by gus-lopez
Wed Nov 04, 2015 9:48 am
Forum: Cars, Bikes & Motoring
Topic: Cycle laws
Replies: 2
Views: 1419

Re: Cycle laws

by gus-lopez
Sun Oct 18, 2015 7:03 pm
Forum: You & the Law in Spain
Topic: SS payments
Replies: 4
Views: 1363

Re: SS payments

It is illegal. You have to pay from the day the business is started regardless of whether you even have any income.