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by alicia
Mon Apr 19, 2010 10:47 am
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Habitat - La Canada
Replies: 19
Views: 3407

Re: Habitat - La Canada

Hi Thanks for responses. It does ease my mind a little. It´s just sometimes you do tend to worry about things more here. Yes, Habitat can as you rightly say sometimes be "eyewateringly expensive.....for average quality" but sometimes Spanish furniture is just as expensive for run of the mi...
by alicia
Sun Apr 18, 2010 9:49 am
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Habitat - La Canada
Replies: 19
Views: 3407

Habitat - La Canada

Hi Just doing up the old "Casa" and looking to buy new sofa. Was looking around Habitat - but just wondered if anyone had any experience of buying from them! I do like their furniture and have bought from them before, but of course, in UK. On most of their stuff here there is a 6-8 week wa...
by alicia
Wed Apr 07, 2010 4:44 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Selling Up In UK
Replies: 2
Views: 294

Selling Up In UK

Hi

I love Spain. Am selling up in UK and even have a buyer. Does anyone know how to sell a house in UK without using Solicitor. Not purchasing another house in UK. Just want a quick simple process.
Don´t suppose anyone would know would they!
by alicia
Mon Mar 29, 2010 2:21 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Taxes for Resident
Replies: 8
Views: 572

Taxes for Resident

Hi

Just wnted to check what taxes I should be paying each year as a permanent resident. I live in one house and have other small house which needs doing up. Also, do I need to do a tax return every year!!!!

Any help would be greatly appreciated.
by alicia
Mon Feb 08, 2010 12:46 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Eurozone Greece
Replies: 1
Views: 313

Eurozone Greece

After watching Euronews about Greece and their economy and the Euro - have started feeling a bit nervous about what will happen with Italy, Portugal and Spain - especially with all the economies being very weak and all three Governments very corrupt - does make you wonder whether it is good idea to ...
by alicia
Fri Feb 05, 2010 8:03 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: John Lewis
Replies: 4
Views: 619

John Lewis

Hi

Would anyone know if John Lewis deliver to Spain! I know Next do but I want to order some furniture from John Lewis and just wondered!!! Would be grateful for any info or to hear if anyone done this!!!!

Many thanks.
by alicia
Wed Jan 13, 2010 5:14 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Changing Euros into Sterling
Replies: 14
Views: 1166

Changing Euros into Sterling

Hi

Going back to Blighty shortly and only have Euros so need to change them into GB Pounds. Anyone know best place on UK High Street to get best exchange rate.

Thanks
by alicia
Sat Jan 02, 2010 2:16 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Email From Easyjet
Replies: 1
Views: 161

Email From Easyjet

Hi

Forgot to say as well, that the email was asking for details of Passport!!!!!

Does it sound fishy or just security being tightened up after recent attempted attack on a plan flying to America?
by alicia
Sat Jan 02, 2010 2:09 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Email From Easyjet
Replies: 17
Views: 2544

Email From Easyjet

Hi Booked a flight back to Blighty ages ago. Then received email from Easyjet cancelling the return flight. Didnt know what to do as wasnt sure if the email was genuine or not - then after load of argy bargy finally managed to get everything sorted. Now, a few days ago, I receive another email from ...
by alicia
Mon Dec 21, 2009 11:42 pm
Forum: Health, Beauty, Fitness & Sport
Topic: Chipped Tooth
Replies: 5
Views: 1256

Chipped Tooth

Anyone know of a good and reasonable priced dentist in Coin!!!!!

Last dentist we went to cost fifty euros for a clean and polish - so am a bit worried how much it may cost to repair chipped tooth!!!!!
by alicia
Tue Dec 15, 2009 12:28 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Resident Taxes
Replies: 0
Views: 208

Resident Taxes

What taxes have to be paid if you are living here in Spain as a full time resident!!!!!

I know about the bin and rubbish tax which has to be paid at Town Hall!!!!! But are there any others!!!! Like, Income Tax at Hacienda or stuff like that!!!! Would be grateful for any info.

Many thanks.
by alicia
Tue Dec 15, 2009 12:25 pm
Forum: Computers, Internet, Telephony, TV & Electronics
Topic: PAY AS YOU GO MOBILE
Replies: 12
Views: 786

PAY AS YOU GO MOBILE

How to go about getting pay as you go mobile in spain and where can you top them up if you don´t have bank card!!!!!
by alicia
Sun Dec 13, 2009 5:04 pm
Forum: Computers, Internet, Telephony, TV & Electronics
Topic: PAY AS YOU GO MOBILE
Replies: 10
Views: 1034

PAY AS YOU GO MOBILE

Hi Have Vodafone Contract Mobile at moment but finding it pretty expensive. The contract finishes soon and am looking to get Pay As You Go Mobile - can anyone recommend good pay as you go phone provider - also can you buy pay as you go SIM unlocked phones here (Near Coin) and where would you buy the...
by alicia
Sun Oct 25, 2009 11:42 am
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Changing Euros into Sterling
Replies: 6
Views: 1491

Re: Changing Euros into Sterling

Hi Campo Babe Thanks for taking time out to reply. Thing is I get paid in Euros and just looking for best way to get the best amount of sterling for my euros so I will have enough to pay this bill in UK. That was why I didnt know if it was better to change my euros here in Spain or wait until got to...
by alicia
Sat Oct 24, 2009 11:01 am
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: 'Deady Secrets' - Corruption in Southern Spain
Replies: 22
Views: 2219

Re: 'Deady Secrets' - Corruption in Southern Spain

I enjoyed reading the posts on this one - so how did it end for Lord Kilmarnock then!!!!!! I have never heard of his book although I am an avid reader - albeit much slower in Spanish.
by alicia
Sat Oct 24, 2009 10:55 am
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Changing Euros into Sterling
Replies: 6
Views: 1491

Changing Euros into Sterling

Hi Just looking for a bit of advice. I have to pay a bill in February in Sterling but have only got Euros. Is it better to go to a Spanish bank here in Spain and change my Euros into Sterling - would that mean I get more "sterling" for my Euros????? Or is it better to wait until I go to UK...
by alicia
Sat Oct 24, 2009 10:44 am
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Sterling crashing down
Replies: 114
Views: 8587

Re: Sterling crashing down

Hi This may sound like a stupid question but .... I have to pay a bill in Sterling but have only got Euros. Is it better for me to change my Euros at the bank here in Spain! Will it mean I will get more Sterling in return. Or, is it best for me to change my Euros into Sterling when I go back to UK i...
by alicia
Thu Jul 30, 2009 12:03 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: VODAFONE PREPAY MOBILE
Replies: 2
Views: 301

VODAFONE PREPAY MOBILE

Last post, for today, honest. Currently have contract mobile with Vodafone - but want to change to a pay as you go mobile at Christmas. Could anyone suggest best company/deal - or can I stay with Vodafone, keep same mobile as now, and just convert to pay as you go!!!!! Would be grateful for any sugg...
by alicia
Thu Jul 30, 2009 12:00 pm
Forum: Computers, Internet, Telephony, TV & Electronics
Topic: NEW SPEAKERS FOR COMPUTER
Replies: 9
Views: 644

NEW SPEAKERS FOR COMPUTER

Sorry to be a nuisance today by doing more than one post but anyone know best place to buy reasonable quality speakers at reasonable price in Malaga area. Would "Carrefour" sell them do you think!!!!!!
:)
by alicia
Thu Jul 30, 2009 11:47 am
Forum: Health, Beauty, Fitness & Sport
Topic: EYEBROW TINT
Replies: 1
Views: 433

EYEBROW TINT

Would anyone happen to know where it is possible to buy eyebrow tint/eyelash tint in Malaga. Would be really grateful. Thanks