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Changing your UK Driving Licence to a Spanish Licence

Changing your UK Driving Licence to a Spanish Licence There is a lot of debate about this subject and so much conflicting information around. Updates November 2019  The special measures put in place by the Spanish Department of Transport for UK nationals to exchange their driving licence have now been extended, so that the deadline to…
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Travelling over the half term? Brexit period?

Travelling over the half term? Brexit period? Travelling over the half term? Brexit period? This advice is from the UK government, and put together for an article for the BBC Holiday company adverts are still urging you to whisk your family off on a European city break during the half-term holiday. Yet the minds of…
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Living or moving to Spain, Official Guidance

Living in Spain Official information British people moving to or living in Spain need to know, including guidance on Brexit, residency, passports and healthcare. All information is provided by the gov.uk. Last updated 29 August 2019 This page tells you what to do ahead of the UK leaving the EU. It will be updated if anything changes, including…
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Is Benidorm set to return as a film?

The show was loved by ITV viewers for 11 years before it was cancelled in 2018, but now BENIDORM fans everywhere can rejoice because the cancelled show is coming back as a movie – and it’s filming next year, according to star Sherrie Hewson. Speaking exclusively to The Sun Online, Sherrie Hewson said: “I know…
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UK Passport entry requirements to Spain

UK Passport entry requirements to Spain Updated August 30th 2019 information provided by the Uk.Gov website so is correct at time of publishing. Entry requirements The information on this page covers the most common types of travel and reflects the UK government’s understanding of the rules currently in place. Unless otherwise stated, this information is…
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New technology could mean the end for liquid restrictions at UK airports

Air passengers will no longer have to take liquids and laptops out of their carry-on bags under new rules coming into force for UK airports to upgrade their security scanners. Similar to CT scanners used in hospitals, the new technology will provide a detailed picture of a bag’s contents and allow images to be visually…
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Voting in Spain – Changes due to Brexit

Voting in Spain British citizens living abroad who meet certain eligibility criteria can vote in some UK elections. To do so, you’ll first need to register as an overseas voter. UK nationals cannot vote in general or regional elections in Spain. In order to vote in local elections in Spain, you must be registered on the municipal register where you…
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UK to Spanish clothing conversions

Spanish Clothing Sizes Sizes are in metric, but Spain uses a different system to some other European countries and tend to be 2cm more – so a size 12 in France would be a 40 but 42 in Spain and in Switzerland its a 38! The problem is compounded by the fact that many shops…
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Foreign plates (anything but Spanish) are permitted ONLY 30 days in Spain if you’re a resident. Rule changed from April 2017.  If caught you will be fined up to 500 euros, your car impounded for almost six months at 9 euros per day until the vehicle is on Spanish plates! The police are currently upholding…
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