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    Advice wanted Re: Postage - Ebay Business

    Unfortunately my experience with getting something from outside Tenerife hasn't been great, especially this year things became really bad. I ordered things from different countries at different...
  2. Re: New Government planning a return of free health care

    Does this mean that unemployed resident expats from UK will not have to pay for private health insurance? Wouldn't that be great!
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    Tax Low income and autonomo

    Autonoms (self-employed) pay at least about 280 euros per month for social security and 20% income tax on the rest.
    But I really wonder if anybody knows what happens to the people who earn less than...
  4. Health Re: Should I ditch or keep my private healthcare?

    Guess what!? I went to Caixa bank to cancel my medical insurance and I was told I cannot do it now, but have to wait until one month before the end of the contract and then do it, which is in...
  5. Health Should I ditch or keep my private healthcare?

    Hi there,

    I have a private health care insurance with Adeslas, it is about 95e p/m including the dental care.
    Since I have become an autonomo, the social security payment is gradually increasing...
  6. Thread: Fibre optic

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    Internet Re: Fibre optic

    The normal line is not "converted". They just install a fiber optic cable if there is distribution point near by. The monthly cost goes about two euros up for 50Mbs and about ten for 300Mbs. There is...
  7. Internet Re: Neighbors prevented me getting fiber-optic Internet

    Thank you for the reply. I think they want to keep the old one for the future tenants, plus they work the minimum they have to. What I don't understand why should they ask a permission for each new...
  8. Internet Neighbors prevented me getting fiber-optic Internet

    I recently ordered an upgrade of my ADLS line into the fiber-optic one. As in many old streets here in Tenerife the telephone cables hang over the front walls of the houses.
    When the Moviestar...
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    Tax Re: Looking for an accountant

    Thanks JungleJim but Diana is too physically remote to get to by public transport - lives on the entirely opposite side of the island.
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    Tax Looking for an accountant

    Hi, I am looking for an accountant who can do my tax returns, plus I want to start as autonomo this year.
    I live in Santa Crus de Tenerife, but can travel to the south e.g. Los Christianos or near...
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    Internet Re: Fiber optic Internet connection type

    According to what I can understand by using Google translate it seems that Orange would have to rent this service from another provider.
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    Internet Fiber optic Internet connection type

    I have asked Orange if I can have a fiber optic Internet and they say only the indirect one is available 50Mbs symmetric.
    What I am not sure is what is the difference between the direct and...
  13. Re: Room with bathroom for rent in Santa Cruz de Tenerife

    The room with the bathroom mentioned above is available now for 260 euros per month.
  14. Room with bathroom for rent in Santa Cruz de Tenerife

    A room with its own bathroom available for residential rental in a quiet street in Santa Cruz de Tenerife. The street is pretty with lot of greens and there are five cheap bus lines on each corner....
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    Entertainment Tenerife Carnival 2017 full programme

    Here is the link to the full programme with location and times, in Spanish: carnival 2017
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    WANTED in Tenerife Wall Spherical Mirror

    I am looking for a spherical mirror, not too expensive, like the one usually placed on the corner of the street or a garage exit, for better viewing.
    I have a bedroom that is opposite to a patio...
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    Other Re: Any other English speakers in Santa Cruz?

    Hi Gary,

    I moved to Santa Cruz last fall, and now live here permanently. I'll send you a pm.
  18. FOR SALE in Tenerife Re: Dehumidifier 15L per 24h, as new with warranty

    Dehumidifier - SOLD!!!
  19. FOR SALE in Tenerife Dehumidifier 15L per 24h, as new with warranty

    I have a good quality dehumidifier EQUATION 15L for sale. Considering recent hard rains, you may find it useful.

    In ideal conditions it can remove 15 liters of water per 24 hours.
    It has 2.2L...
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    Television Re: Movistar + / Digital + Box question

    Unicorn
    There are tons of cheap "5.8GHz 200m Wireless AV Sender TV STB Audio Video Transmitter Receiver IR Remote" about £30 on eBay. However ones with HDMI, true HD, are much more expensive. I...
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    Television Re: Movistar + / Digital + Box question

    Unicorn you should ask Movistar technical support first, otherwise things can get complicated with custom solutions as this is not an easy thing to do, unless the device itself allows connection to...
  22. Re: Problem with viewing & posting on Tenerife Forum

    I use Google Chrome, never had problems.
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    Re: Madrid mobbed by*bullfight protesters

    So good to hear that the Canary Islands have banned this tradition. Not all traditions are necessarily good...
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    Television Re: Recording English movies on Spanish TV

    OMG jeste747, you are an angel!!! You are right, the USB recording also stores the other language audio track, I just need to press AUDIO button on my remote again, something I just did not expect....
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    Television Re: Recording English movies on Spanish TV

    Most of the latest TVs have their own USB port, for an external memory storage, so they can play media files or record the programme on it. If you have it, try to switch to English audio on a movie...
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