Elementor #3616

You can’t beat a good true story! Many thanks to our client Colin Pope for taking time out to write a detailed account of his experience when passing his theory test in Spain, Over to you Colin!!!: ”So you thought you’d do the test!  Not sure about you but we got fed up with the…

Healthcare in Spain for UK passport holders – the GHIC

Now that the UK is no longer part of the European Union, there are now two types of healthcare cover available when travelling overseas – the UK GHIC (UK Global Healthcare Insurance Card) or if you have rights under the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK EHIC (European Healthcare Insurance Card). For most people, the UK GHIC…

Sending documents in Spain via courier or post

We all need to send documents and post out and let’s face it, we do need to be sure that items arrive on time and to the right address/person. Despite some bad press, Correos, the Spanish postal service is pretty reliable, especially if you use one of their premium services, but unfortunately, not everyone is…

Five top tips for a successful Non Lucrative Visa application

With many non-lucrative visas (NLV) under our belt, here are Upsticks five top tips for a successful application. Plan your relocation around the visa appointmentWhile we completely understand that people are keen to relocate to Spain as soon as they possibly can, trying to fit the paperwork deadlines and visa appointment around travel dates that…

1st May – Dia de los Trabajadores – Labour Day

Imported from the USA, this is a workers day off and as it falls on a Sunday this year, the following Monday is taken as the holiday.  Brief history This day off for workers has its roots in the fight for workers rights in the USA in the late 1880’s and eventually led to the…