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    Most of the local bars will sell single packs but...

    Most of the local bars will sell single packs but if you want to buy in bulk, you have to go to San Miguel. As you come in from the top and pass the church, in front of you at the traffic lights.
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  2. Thread: Educational Help

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    Both children, particularly the 14 year old are...

    Both children, particularly the 14 year old are too old to be thrown in the deep end of the Spanish state education system in my opinion. You'll give the eldest almost no chance of getting any...
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    You won't get much more intensive than the...

    You won't get much more intensive than the courses at Istituto Konigin don Delfin in Torrevieja. They do 5 hours a day, 5 days a week and you'll need the parecetemol by the end of each day.

    Just...
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    Campoamor is probably the easiest to play and...

    Campoamor is probably the easiest to play and easiest to get onto if you don't have a handicap certificate.

    La Finca is the best course of the four, but all of them are a bit tired after the...
  5. Thread: SECURITY

    by AndyH
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    Hi harcon, The sun, sea and sangria does funny...

    Hi harcon,

    The sun, sea and sangria does funny things to people. For some reason, they get to their rented accommodation, unpack all their money, passports, mobiles and stuff, leave them on the...
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    Capital Gains Tax Liability

    If, as a non-resident, your liability to Capital Gains tax on selling your property exceeds the 5% retention, who is responsible for paying the balance and how long do you have to pay it?

    Thanks.
  7. Thread: Air con

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    Pre-installation means that the ducting is put...

    Pre-installation means that the ducting is put inside the walls at the construction stage so you don't need to drill big holes in your walls to get the piping through.

    As with most things in...
  8. Thread: Dog Trainers

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    :D Do you want your dog taught in English or...

    :D

    Do you want your dog taught in English or Spanish??

    :wink: :wink:
  9. Thread: living on a boat

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    mmmmm.... More research needed I think dawney,...

    mmmmm....

    More research needed I think dawney, in a part of the world where it doesn't rain at all for up to 5 months and is suffering from the worst drought in 40 years, rivers and canals are in...
  10. Amanda, Consider buying your new car here in...

    Amanda,

    Consider buying your new car here in Spain. It costs you a proportion of the value of the car to re-register onto Spanish plates and if your car is brand new it could be really expensive....
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    Dave, The new hospital in Torrevieja was...

    Dave,

    The new hospital in Torrevieja was taking applications during Nov and Dec 2005. Personal interviews were held until 24th April 2006 and all the successful candidates were informed from...
  12. Thread: Passport

    by AndyH
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    As with everything in Spain, the paperwork you...

    As with everything in Spain, the paperwork you need to carry really depends on who you need to show it to.

    Although the Guardia MAY accept a Notarized copy, they may not. Some shops will allow...
  13. Thread: bathroom tiles

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    Yes, if you are heading towards Torre on the 332...

    Yes, if you are heading towards Torre on the 332 come off at the park of nations, go right at the first roundabout, left at the second, past the windmill until you reach the traffic lights at the...
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    Hi Pete, The island of Tabarca is a...

    Hi Pete,

    The island of Tabarca is a godforsaken place but you can get the 'glass bottom' boat from Torrevieja harbour in the summer months. It's basically about 1 hour away but the boat we went...
  15. Thread: Blood tests ?

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    Hi Bones, At one time or another in the last 4...

    Hi Bones,

    At one time or another in the last 4 years, my whole family has had their blood tested at the path lab in Torrevieja. It's about 100 meters from the fountain and really easy to find. ...
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    45 mins to 1 hour in the car.

    45 mins to 1 hour in the car.
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    If it's quality you want go for La Manga Club...

    If it's quality you want go for

    La Manga Club 150 Euros
    Hacienda del Alamo 80 Euros
    La Finca 75 Euros.

    in that order.

    Others around this area are Villamartin, Las Ramblas and...
  18. Thread: Inheritance tax

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    I've always found this link to be very helpful...

    I've always found this link to be very helpful with all tax issues.

    http://www.windrammiller.com/tax_spain.html

    and if you read the bit about inheritance tax, you will see that;

    95% of the...
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    Hi Timc, Well, the weather in Feb/Mar can be a...

    Hi Timc,

    Well, the weather in Feb/Mar can be a bit iffy. Some years it's really nice, in the low 20's with blue skies and other years it can be freezing cold and raining alot. Not much help I...
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    It's a dirty job Bridgie, but somebody's got to...

    It's a dirty job Bridgie, but somebody's got to do it!!
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    Hi Bridgie, We used Digbys, based in Basildon....

    Hi Bridgie,

    We used Digbys, based in Basildon. Great company, very professional, good service and reasonable price. They have one van permanently doing the run from Essex into France and down...
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    Hi Squeals, El Limonar in Villamartin is a...

    Hi Squeals,

    El Limonar in Villamartin is a genuine bi-lingual school, administered from the main school in Murcia City. They have three levels of tuition for those whose first language is not...
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    A few do's and don'ts. Do learn as much...

    A few do's and don'ts.

    Do learn as much Spanish as you can
    Do make sure you take all the security precautions you would in the UK
    Do try and mix with the local Spanish population
    Do try and...
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    Good news Ashley, hope it all goes well for you,...

    Good news Ashley, hope it all goes well for you, although I will be amazed if you ever get any photos from them. You never know though........
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    Hi Ashley, Manzana is only the name of part of...

    Hi Ashley,

    Manzana is only the name of part of the phase you property is located on. Usually, in your contract, it will say something like 'Phase II, manzana I, plot 6'.
    By the way, there are...
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