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Exchange Rates in Benidorm

Exchange Rates in Benidorm Tuesday 17th September 2019 This is the average rate around town – Always use a reputable exchange bureau, see below. See this page for exchange places to avoid.  Another slight RISE today, back UP to 1.115€ PREVIOUS 7 DAYS Monday 16th September – 1.11 Sunday 15th September – 1.10 Saturday 14th September –…
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Benidorm Seriously Sponsorship

Benidorm Seriously Sponsorship Benidorm Seriously would like to express our sincere thanks and appreciation to the companies who sponsor the work we do on both the Facebook Group and the Web Site.   Without their help Benidorm Seriously could not continue to provide the services and information we offer completely free of charge.  We therefore urge…
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FairFX with Benidorm Seriously

FairFX Travel Card Offer Apply here and receive £20 free Benidorm Seriously have teamed up with currency specialists FairFX to provide an offer on their leading travel card. If you apply for a card via the registration link below, you will receive £20 free upon activation. Get great exchange rates on the FairFX travel card…
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Spotting fake Euro notes

Spotting fake Euro notes Here in Spain to date there are still two types of Euros available and some people mistake the older style to be fake notes, this is not the case both are still legal tender. The above is a NEW 50€ note Below is the old style   The new series – Europa…
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The Pea/Potato Men

The Pea/Potato Men WARNING – THE BENIDORM PEA MEN. DO NOT stop, as enticing as it seems with all the cheering and clapping. The majority of the so called spectators are actually members of the gang trying to lure you to stop and take part. They will wave a 20€ or even 50€ note saying…
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Tabacco/Cigarette Prices

Tabacco/Cigarette Prices Please note:- These prices are for products purchased in the Spanish government controlled “Tabac” shops, . For a list of Tabacs click HERE To see what the DUTY FREE allowance is from Spain to the UK click HERE The most popular Cigarette Prices for 200 – prices updated 23/05/19 Lambert and Butler –…
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Money Travel Guide

Money Travel Guide The majority of us can only afford, or have the time to go away once a year, this makes it even more important to gt the best price available when you’re changing your money into a foreign currency. Getting the best deal means yo often spend less on charges and commission and…
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Avoid these Exchange Places

Avoid these Exchange Places The places below will always advertise a rate slightly higher than everyone else s. Do not be fooled you will only get the higher rate if you are changing over a large amount of money normally in the region of 2,000€, but they don´t tell you that until it is too…
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Choosing the RIGHT Travel Insurance

YOUR GUIDE TO CHOOSING THE RIGHT TRAVEL INSURANCE Brexit and insurance – updated 6th January 2019  For people visiting the EU, we recommend buying travel insurance to ensure you can travel safely. You should make sure you understand the terms and conditions of your travel insurance policy, and that the policy is sufficient to cover…
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New rules and guidelines for Property Rentals

New rules and guidelines for Property Rentals The Government extends the rental contracts and limits the bonds but does not limit the prices. Article Written & Published By: elpais.com  Translated from Spanish to English so some detail may be lost in Translation. information also proved by www.elconfidencial.com The Government green light this Friday (14th December 2018) in the…
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How To – Register for Autonomo

How To – Register for Autonomo What is Autonomo? Autonomo status is the Spanish equivalent of self-employed or freelance and in addition covers people operating (unincorporated) small businesses. Anyone engaged in any of these activities is obliged to legalise them with respect to registration, paying the taxes and charging IVA (VAT). Autonomo will set you…
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How to – Understand a Spanish Bank Account Number

Here is a simple explanation of how to understand your Spanish bank account number. Whether you are already living in Spain or are moving to Spain, it is a good idea to understand the different bank codes you may need. Spanish bank account numbers are made up of 20 digits. For example:  2100  2527  33…
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Save Space and Money by Pre-Ordering at the Airport

Superdrug is a health and beauty favourite, stocking all the last minute travel essentials you need at great value prices. Superdrug stores are located in most UK departure lounges after security.  You can pre-order items before you travel and collect it from the Superdrug store after security, giving you greater space in hand luggage for…
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How to – Open a Residents Spanish bank account

OPENING A RESIDENTS BANK ACCOUNT IN SPAIN If you intend opening a business, studying, working or becoming a resident in Spain (A person who spends more than 3 months per annum in Spain should apply for residency). Resident’s accounts offer slightly better commissions and fewer charges than Non-resident accounts, but the difference is marginal. DOCUMENTATION NEEDED Passport:…
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