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by curatokid
Tue Apr 16, 2013 10:22 pm
Forum: Travel, Tourism & Destinations
Topic: In and out of Gibraltar Sunday
Replies: 78
Views: 12797

In and out of Gibraltar Sunday

Going to visit Gibraltar on Sunday and wondered what to expect at the crossing, is it busy on that day ? what time would be best to enter and leave ? thanks.
by curatokid
Thu Jan 24, 2013 12:02 pm
Forum: You & the Law in Spain
Topic: parking - 16 day rule?
Replies: 4
Views: 1222

Re: parking - 16 day rule?

If you are flying from Madrid airport I use SHS Hotel which has a secure open air car park and a good free shuttle service to/from airport, cost me about 150 euros for two nights stay including 30 days parking.
by curatokid
Thu Jan 24, 2013 11:50 am
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Can anyone tell me waht this embargo is
Replies: 13
Views: 2100

Re: Can anyone tell me waht this embargo is

Could it be the "top up" IBI relating to last year ??
by curatokid
Wed Jan 09, 2013 10:08 am
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: amazon delivery.
Replies: 4
Views: 783

Re: amazon delivery.

I have had ongoing problems with Amazon deliveries when they used MRW, they are now using UPS and I had hoped to see an improvement but so far this is not so, I think the problem is local as the tracking will show it has arrived |Malaga no problem then the system seems to stop, are you surprised ? :...
by curatokid
Wed Jan 09, 2013 9:57 am
Forum: Travel, Tourism & Destinations
Topic: Malaga Airport Parking - Beware!
Replies: 26
Views: 15624

Re: Malaga Airport Parking - Beware!

I always use P3 owned by AENA the airport owner and found them very good, pre book and its as cheap as anyone, undercover and very secure. Oh yes and you take your keys with you !! :thumbup:
by curatokid
Mon Nov 05, 2012 1:13 pm
Forum: Travel, Tourism & Destinations
Topic: Ryanair cabin allowance
Replies: 16
Views: 15766

Ryanair cabin allowance

Just received reminder from Ryanair regarding cabin baggage allowance and notice it is now max 10k but size 55 x 40 x 20 Easyjet are still 56 x 45 x 25 with unlimited weight, measured the case I normally travel with and its 25 , is this another Ryanair sqeeze ? Some airlines in USA now charge for &q...
by curatokid
Sat Aug 25, 2012 9:32 am
Forum: You & the Law in Spain
Topic: shooting in the campo
Replies: 3
Views: 1111

shooting in the campo

Now that the season has started again we have people shooting near to our house, does anyone know the law regarding the minimum distance they should be from an urbanisation.
by curatokid
Tue Jul 31, 2012 7:22 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Travelling scrap men
Replies: 10
Views: 1624

Re: Travelling scrap men

There have been a lot of break ins in the Antequera area mostly attributed to these so called scrap dealers, same pattern as above where they drive around and knock at a door and survey the scene and return again at night,some houses have been burgled while the owners were in bed or watching TV, it ...
by curatokid
Thu May 24, 2012 11:33 am
Forum: Travel, Tourism & Destinations
Topic: Airport assistance (Ryanair)
Replies: 5
Views: 1079

Re: Airport assistance (Ryanair)

Your Ryanair boarding pass will be printed with " assistance " printed on it.
by curatokid
Sat Apr 21, 2012 8:13 am
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Pensioners prescriptions
Replies: 49
Views: 5889

Pensioners prescriptions

I read in the paper that a charge of ten percent of the cost is to be made on prescriptions for pensioners, how will this work for UK citizens living in Spain...
by curatokid
Sat Apr 21, 2012 8:07 am
Forum: Travel, Tourism & Destinations
Topic: Sadly true
Replies: 17
Views: 2614

Re: Sadly true

Could be that larger size clothes take up more room..... :lol:
by curatokid
Sat Mar 10, 2012 11:05 am
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Electricity Meter??
Replies: 4
Views: 1146

Re: Electricity Meter??

I understood that if you do not pay they remove the meter and it seems the thing that is being done is you reconnect the service yourself without the meter , very dangerous if you dont know what you are doing but seems its a lot cheaper !! if you know what I mean.
by curatokid
Mon Feb 20, 2012 7:15 pm
Forum: You & the Law in Spain
Topic: Car ownership Transfer
Replies: 3
Views: 1554

Car ownership Transfer

At the end of last year I sold a car to a dealer who said he would transfer the ownership through his Gestoria when he sold it , I have now received a bill for this years tax, I think the dealer has gone out of business, what should I do ?
by curatokid
Sun Jan 08, 2012 10:29 pm
Forum: Travel, Tourism & Destinations
Topic: Tolls on A22 between Ayamonte and Portugal
Replies: 30
Views: 12532

Re: Tolls on A22 between Ayamonte and Portugal

How long will it be before Spain installs tolls on their side of the bridge easy way to raise some extra revenue...
by curatokid
Sat Nov 12, 2011 8:24 am
Forum: Travel, Tourism & Destinations
Topic: Cabin bag crisis is nearing
Replies: 46
Views: 6657

Re: Cabin bag crisis is nearing

I have a theory to solve all these problems, shrink wrap all passengers along with their luggage at check in, they are then put into a standard size box given a sedative to cover the total journey, security scanned on a conveyor and on arrival at destination put in a recovery room, no problem with a...
by curatokid
Sat Nov 05, 2011 6:41 pm
Forum: Cars, Bikes & Motoring
Topic: Driving in Spain with English D/L
Replies: 21
Views: 2176

Re: Driving in Spain with English D/L

Many people with a UK licence when they have to renew it for another Uk one using a UK address break the law by stating that it is their permanent address when they are resident in Spain, I went through all this and for peace of mind changed to a spanish licence with no problems and so far no regret...
by curatokid
Mon Oct 17, 2011 5:48 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Campo Fire Dates
Replies: 14
Views: 2491

Re: Campo Fire Dates

As a matter of interest how much did the licence cost ?
by curatokid
Mon Oct 03, 2011 10:03 am
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Andalucian Auctions
Replies: 3
Views: 1704

Andalucian Auctions

Does anyone know when they are going to start up again ? I have tried ringing them on many occasions and do not get a reply, Andalucian Auctions were based at Campillos and closed for August to move to new premises.
by curatokid
Tue Sep 27, 2011 7:32 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Agua Fuerte, rats and patio
Replies: 23
Views: 2851

Re: Agua Fuerte, rats and patio

My spanish friend told me to use porridge oats mixed with yeso put under cover, seems a bit cruel but if it gets results its cheap enough.