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Citizens Advice Bureau Spain Membership At 10.000

It is almost inconceivable that in such a short space of time, barely a year. Citizens Advice Bureau Spain has a membership figure of 10.000. The team from CAB  Spain would like to thank you all for joining. Thank you for all your kind words an

Roaming Charges In Europe Drop Again On July 1st

News from the European Parliament. Extract from europa.eu.   Huge cuts in mobile data roaming price caps from 1 July – a drop of over 50% from last summer!   Type of mobile activity in the EU 2013 caps (before VAT) 2014 caps

Letters Sent From Nhs To Expats Have Many Confused.

Have you had treatment recently at your local NHS hospital? If so you are likely to receive a letter from the hospital written in Spanish. This letter will tell you of the treatment received and cost. Do not be alarmed as in most cases and if yo

Mums Abroad Interviews Myra, Founder Of Cab Spain

Citizens Advice Bureau Spain – Myra Cecilia Azzopardi Myra set up the Citizens Advice Bureau Spain in 2013. They advise on “absolutely everything that affects the expatriate community who live, invest or visit Spain, from relocation

Plan Pive 6

Published in the BOE of Saturday 21st of June, Real Decreto/Law 7/2014 confirming the sixth edition of Programa PIVE, offering financial incentive to buy more eficient vehicles, thus decreasing the amount of older vehicles on Spanish roads. A ne

Theft From Rental Cars. How To Avoid This

There is a point to this topic. We (who are habitual habitants of Spain) are aware of the robberies which often occur in places such as supermarkets parking lots. Another prime area for easy pickings is from the numerous cars parked near to our

Spain Has A New King

After thirty six years on the Spanish throne. The king Don Juan Carlos Primero de Borbón who announced his abdication earlier this month and was legalised by the senate, signed his abdication on Thursday the 18th of June. Today the 19th of Jun

Balearic Islands. Their First Urbanistic Law Since Aquiring Autonomo Status

Since they became a politically independent Comunidad Autonoma in 1983, the Balearic Islands (Mallorca, Menorca and Ibiza) have not had their own, proper Ley de Urbanismo as the  ´Ley de ordenación y uso del suelo´ is commonly known. Now th

Holidaymakers Warned To Watch Out For Highway Robbers In Spain

The British Embassy in Spain is warning holidaymakers to watch out for ruthless gangs of modern-day highway robbers who are preying on people driving foreign-registered vehicles and hire cars. Police in the Catalonia region of Spain have dealt w

Warning About Renewals Of British Passports

Avoid leaving the renewal of your British passport until the last minute British nationals wanting to renew or obtain a British passport should avoid leaving their applications too late. You currently need to allow at least six weeks for a passp

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