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Mail Delivery

Post Posted: Sat Jun 24, 2006 10:10 pm

I am going to be moving to Spain, and while I was there visiting I did not notice any rural mail boxes.

How do you receive mail in Spain? Do they deliver in rural areas? Do they drop it through your door like in England?


silly question but it was an observation.

 

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Re: Mail Delivery

Post Posted: Sat Jun 24, 2006 10:31 pm

Hi

I live in a rural area and some people get their post and others dont, you can rent a post office box from the local post office for approx 45E per year and collect it from there, but you may be lucky and be in the delivery zone. Whereabouts are you moving to?

 

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Re: Mail Delivery

Post Posted: Sat Jun 24, 2006 10:42 pm

About 6 Km from Nerja, Torrox area. They tell me there is no phone service that I would have to have wifi for my computer.

Where are you located?

 

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Re: Mail Delivery

Post Posted: Sat Jun 24, 2006 11:02 pm

In Cartama 20 min north of malaga, even though we have a telefonica phone line nearby they wouldnt connect us but we managed to get a wireless internet transmitter works similar to broadband 24/7 sometimes a bit slow loading and if its windy it plays up a bit but most of the time its okay we used

www.iberbanda.es E45pcm

Torrex is close to the coast I was there a couple of times and we got lost up the competa mountain.

when are you moving over?

 

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Re: Mail Delivery

Post Posted: Sat Jun 24, 2006 11:13 pm

I will be comming over end of August the get everything sorted and moved in then I will fly back to England late September and my husband and I will drive over End of September early Oct to bring what we need and of course the dog.
My husband will be back and forth for awhile but only every few monthds or so.

What does it cost for the wireless network set up, if I may ask?


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Re: Mail Delivery

Post Posted: Sun Jun 25, 2006 1:18 am

Hi your doing the opposite to me, when we had it put on there was a special offer and it was free, but I think the usual cost is approx E150, the website is in spanish but there should be a phone number, ill have a look on my bills and see if i can find one and there will be english speakers on the other end.

Be careful with your dog as there is no problems bringing them into spain but there is taken them back out as there is rabies here, so you need to make sure that he/she is vaccinated and you get the appropiate paper work also there are lots of other things that they can catch here that they wouldnt in england, mosquitos that are quite dangerous, you probably know all this anyway but just in case check out defra for guide lines.

www.defra.gov.uk

 

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Re: Mail Delivery

Post Posted: Sun Jun 25, 2006 1:59 am

Great thanks for the info. Well we already have the villa and it is ready for us late August. We will rent for a year and the re asses. My husband will be in Spain most of the time with me but will return to England to keep things here sorted.

I am really looking forward to the move. It is quite an experience and a learning curve.

I know with me being American citizen and he being British citizen it is hard to get answers as to how we are to do this properly.


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