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  1. Relocation Re: Shipping items to Tenerife from UK. What are the customs requirements?

    When we shipped our household effects, copies of our residencia papers, patronato and NIE details were required, an administration charge was levied of €8,99. no other import duties were charged.
  2. Thread: Ferry to La Palma

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    Other Re: Ferry to La Palma

    Try Armas or Fred Olsen websites
  3. Thread: Advice wanted

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    Relocation Re: Advice wanted

    I reside on El Hierro, i used to be a swallow, I stored the car in our garage, sometimes for 9 months, battery disconnected, handbrake off, and car covered with cloth, when I returned it always...
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    Paperwork Re: I have finally received my Spanish nationality

    Some one posted a while ago, What advantages are there for becoming a Spanish national? Well, we have just had a refund on our car insurance, apparently it is far more expensive for foreigners.
  5. Sticky: Re: Current weather in South Tenerife as reported by forum members

    Cool today on El Hierro, had the festive season in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, where for the fifth consecutive ear the weather was superb.
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    Paperwork Re: I have finally received my Spanish nationality

    Bosslady was granted Spanish nationality, last week, three years after the initial application, over thirteen years after first registering on the foreigners register.

    I am also informed that new...
  7. Thread: Water Heaters

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    Home and Garden Re: Water Heaters

    We have another in an apartment, 15 litre, does one shower, then takes under 15 minutes to re heat. I find it quite adequate but Bosslady is always chuntering
  8. Thread: Water Heaters

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    Home and Garden Re: Water Heaters

    Ours is a 25 litre Cadeca, fitted it myself to replace an old one, enough for sinks and showers, heats up in less than 30 minutes after use. There are many different makes, enquire at your local...
  9. Thread: Water Heaters

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    Home and Garden Re: Water Heaters

    Go to a ferreteria and view the different sizes, we use a 15 litre for an apartment, one shower uses most of the hot water, but it takes less than 15 minutes to re heat. We have a 30 litre in our...
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    Poll: Other Re: EU exit. For or against?

    Really, never realised he/she was here, far too busy watering the onions.
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    Poll: Other Re: EU exit. For or against?

    All is well here
  12. Thread: Learning Spanish

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    Education Re: Learning Spanish

    Go into a bar and get plastered with the locals, conversational will soon cease to be a problem :cheeky:
  13. Thread: Residencia

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    Paperwork Re: Residencia

    We needed a certificate de convivencia, Certificate that we were residing together, from the Town Hall, but that was about 15 years ago,

    Below link should help
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  14. Relocation Re: Shipping items to Tenerife from UK. What are the customs requirements?

    further to the earlier message, we have changed plans again and will be flying to Tenerife from mainland Spain as it is too difficult to buy a car in Spain and drive it over to TF (in terms of...
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    Relocation Re: Moving from Estonia to Tenerife

    Estate agents here in the Canary Islands are notorious for not answering Emails requests, you have to get them face to face in a corner where they cannot hide.
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    Poll: Other Re: EU exit. For or against?

    Definition of Expert,

    Divide the word Ex then become X an algebraic symbol that means sweet F all.

    The remainder of the word sounds like spert or spurt, can only be defined as a "Drip under...
  17. Thread: Learning Spanish

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    Education Re: Learning Spanish

    Here, El Hierro, English is hardly used at all, that's because there are few English speaking tourists, and fewer English residents, so Spanish it has to be, or you go hungry :)
  18. Relocation Re: Young family moving to Tenerife, any suggestions?

    Have a read of the below link, which indicates the regulations you have to comply with to become a resident,

    https://www.gov.uk/guidance/residency-requirements-in-spain
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    Poll: Other Re: EU exit. For or against?

    Where I used to live in the U.K.(Kirklees) 64% voted to leave the E.U. The people have spoken, lets close the argument and get on with life.
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    Poll: Other Re: EU exit. For or against?

    Wrong, In the eyes of the Spanish, I am Spanish, nothing else just Spanish, however, in the eyes of the U.K. I now have dual nationality, Spanish and U.K. and retain the same entitlements that I had...
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    Poll: Other Re: EU exit. For or against?

    Well well well, now I didn't think that would happen, blooming eck!!!! once we realized the result I said to Bosslady, " Shall we sell up and return to Yorkshire,"

    Her reply was very Anglo Saxon,...
  22. Thread: Window Bars

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    Home and Garden Re: Window Bars

    We have tilt and turn, hardly any on this island with those iron bars, however we have almost no crime at all.
  23. Sticky: Re: Current weather in South Tenerife as reported by forum members

    Hierro Airport Weather
    Now
    Mostly Clear
    Temperature: 24°C

    Humidity:50% Wind Speed:19 KMH Wind Direction:N (010°) Barometer: 1023 mb Dewpoint:13°C Heat Index:25°C Wind Chill:24°C Visibility: 11...
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    Poll: Other Re: EU exit. For or against?

    Surprise surprise, I have just received my postal vote for the referendum. So from here out in the Atlantic 2000 miles south of the U.K. and, thanks be to the gods, almost 1000 miles away from the...
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    Poll: Other Re: EU exit. For or against?

    The argument seems to be focused on the possible economic issues, you know those two Russians keep sticking their heads above the pond level Wativ and Butiv.

    Surely this referendum should be...
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