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Exchange Rates in Benidorm

Exchange Rates in Benidorm Saturday 22nd September 2018 This is the average rate around town – Always use a reputable exchange bureau, see below. No change today, holding STEADY at 1.11€. PREVIOUS 7 DAYS Friday 21st September – 1.11 Thursday 20th September – 1.11 Wednesday 19th September – 1.111 Tuesday 18th September – 1.105 Monday 17th September…
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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 all our members…
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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 29/06/18 Lambert and Butler –…
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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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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 back costs of just under €300…
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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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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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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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Choosing the RIGHT Travel Insurance

YOUR GUIDE TO CHOOSING THE RIGHT TRAVEL INSURANCE You have booked your next holiday and now it is time to start thinking about getting some travel insurance. By having the right level of cover when you travel means that you can relax and enjoy your time away, without those niggling ‘what ifs’. But choosing the…
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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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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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