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On Holiday or Resident in Andalucia

Useful information if you are intending to holiday in Andalucia or become resident in Andalucia. The rules for visiting Andalucia depend on where you are currently resident and the reason you are travelling to Spain.,,,,,,,

Since the 1st January 2021, the UK has not been part of the EU so the rules for UK residents travelling to Spain changed on that date, as did the requirements for residency.

The Covid 19 travel restrictions have also affected travellers to and from Spain.

Weekly Financial Market Update

Weekly Financial Market Update from Currencies Direct brought to you by Visit Andalucia ... Read the complete article >>

Covid Restrictions in Spain

Keeping you up to date on the covid rules and travel restrictions in Andalucia

Unless otherwise mentioned these rules apply to all the provinces in Andalucia, Almeria, Cádiz, Córdoba, Granada, Huelva, Jaén, Málaga and Seville. ... Read the complete article >>

El Gordo Spanish Christmas Lottery

Christmas in Spain would not be the same without El Gordo, the Spanish Christmas Lottery. Over 75% of the Spanish population watc ... Read the complete article >>


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Do I Need a Spanish Driving Licence

Do I need a Spanish licence to drive in Spain and how to obtain or exchange a Spanish driving licence ... Read the complete article >>


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Renewing a Spanish Driving Licence in Andalucia

Renewing a Spanish driving licence is easy as long as you follow the procedure and provide the correct documetation ... Read the complete article >>


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International Driving Permit

What is an International Driving Permit and does Spain require an International Driving Permit? Is an International Driving Lice ... Read the complete article >>


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Low Emission Zones

Does your vehicle need an Eco Sticker? Does your vehicle qualify for an Eco Sticker? What happens if I do not have an Eco Sticker ... Read the complete article >>


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New speed limits in Spain

New speed limits in urban areas in Spain after the 11th May 2021 ... Read the complete article >>


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Using Motor homes, Camper vans and Caravans

With over 70,000 motor homes and 230,000 caravans in Spain and only something like 1,000 sites to specifically cater for them, it ... Read the complete article >>


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Is My Passport Valid in Spain

All foreign visitors who come to Spain must meet passport requirements and in many cases, visa requirements as well ... Read the complete article >>


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Schengen Area Visas

Spain is in the Schengen area. Anybody holding a Schengen visa can travel freely between the Schengen area countries ... Read the complete article >>


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Who needs a Carta de Invitacion to visit Spain

Who needs a Carta de Invitacion to visit Spain and how to apply for invitation letter to enter Spain as a foreigner ... Read the complete article >>


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How to Take your Pet to Spain

During the Brexit negotiations Britain made a dog’s breakfast of their application and ended up on List 2 of the List of Countr ... Read the complete article >>


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Protection of Animal Rights Laws in Spain

The Draft Law and Protection of Animal Rights in Spain was published in the Official State Gazette on Wednesday 5th January 2022 ... Read the complete article >>


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European Entry/Exit System (EES)

The EES will be an automated IT system for registering travellers from third-countries each time they cross an EU external border ... Read the complete article >>


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ETIAS Visa Waver

The ETIAS Visa Waiver will be introduced into the European Union (EU) in late 2023. ... Read the complete article >>


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Tax Free Shopping in Andalucia - Step by Step Guide

A step by step guide - how UK tourists can claim refunds on IVA for tax free shopping in Spain ... Read the complete article >>


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Travel Insurance For Expats in Spain

As an expat living in Andalucia, you need to know what health and medical benefits you are entitled to when travelling outside Sp ... Read the complete article >>


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Healthcare in Spain for UK citizens

Many UK citizens are unsure what healthcare they are entitled to in Spain. Is my TSE (the Spanish version of the European Health ... Read the complete article >>


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Why the TIE card will become Mandatory

Why I believe the TIE card will become mandatory in Spain sooner rather than later ... Read the complete article >>


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How to Apply for a TIE card - for expat Brits resident before January 2021

A step by step guide to changing your paper based certificate of residence registration form for a TIE card in Spain ... Read the complete article >>


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Spanish residency visas in Spain in 2023

What you need to prove to get a Spanish residency visa, non-lucrative visa, investor visa or golden visa in 2023 ... Read the complete article >>


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Applying for Your First TIE - Entering Spain with a Visa

A step by step guide to applying for a TIE card in Spain having entered Spain on a visa ... Read the complete article >>


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Renewing a Non-Lucrative Visa in Spain in 2023

Renewing a Non-Lucrative Visa in Spain involves two stages, renewal of the non-lucrative visa followed by renewal of the TIE card ... Read the complete article >>


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Why Residency Applications are Being Rejected

As of September 2021, about 2,400 applications by British expats for residency in Spain have been refused ... Read the complete article >>


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Can I be a Digital Nomad in Spain?

The Digital Nomad Visa is available now. As of January 2023, applications can be made for the Digital Nomad Visa that allows remo ... Read the complete article >>


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Work Visas in Spain

Workers who are not from EU countries need to obtain a Work Visa to be able to live and work in Spain. Without a Work Visa non-EU ... Read the complete article >>


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Should My Vehicle Be Registered in Spain

Anyone wishing to import a vehicle into Spain must be a permanent resident, own property in Spain or have a rental agreement for ... Read the complete article >>


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How to Apply for the Padrón

Padrón is an abbreviation of empadrónamiento. It is a list held by individual municipalities of every resident in the municipal ... Read the complete article >>


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How to Apply for a Digital Certificate in Spain

The Digital Certificate or Certificado Digital in Spanish, sits on your computer, pad or mobile and is becoming an almost essenti ... Read the complete article >>


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How to live in Andalusia if you are a foreigner?

More and more foreigners are deciding that starting a new life in Andalusia, more than just a holiday, can be a great opportunity ... Read the complete article >>


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Living with Solar Power in Andalucia

Having solar panels installed and producing our own electricity has changed our lives ... Read the complete article >>


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Indoor Markets and Street Markets in Andalucia

A Guide to Indoor Markets and Street Markets in Almeria, Cadiz, Cordoba, Granada, Huelva, Jaen, Malaga and Seville provinces in A ... Read the complete article >>


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Diesel and Petrol Prices in Andalucia

price data, in euros per litre, is provided, each day, by Spain’s Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Tourism ... Read the complete article >>


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How to Deal With Rogue Traders

The rogue trader in Andalucia can offer to work for less than a regular trader because they do not pay tax, iva or social securit ... Read the complete article >>


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How to make a Complaint in Andalucia

Many people shy away from making a formal complaint or denuncia against a trader, business or company because they fear that they ... Read the complete article >>


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An Invitation to all Travel Writers

An Invitation to all travel writers who love Andalucia to submit articles about exploring Andalucia ... Read the complete article >>


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How to Insure against Earthquakes

Insuring your property against earthquakes and other natural disasters in Spain ... Read the complete article >>


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