Web Links

This list is produced with the main object of assisting people relocating to Southern Spain. In general no charges are made for entries although the publisher reserves the right of inclusion/exclusion. No responsibility can be taken by the publisher for following the links included as they are external web sites over which we have no control.

 
 
Ministry and Other Official Sites
Ministry of the EnvironmentInfo on conservation, national parks, meteorology and other aspects of the environment.
Ministry of Property and BudgetsMuch info on taxation, gaming, state pensions and european funding.
Ministry of the InteriorInformation with some very good English content
Ministry of the EconomyVery useful site about setting up/doing business in/with Spain. The Directorate advises potential investors about the possibilities of setting up operations in Spain
Ministry of the Economyexcellent list of links to professional bodies, trade associations, ministries etc
Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and FoodSignificant english content available
Ministry of Science and TechnologyEnglish pages are still under development, but some useful info.
Spain InfoSpanish weather in English from the Spanish Tourist Board
The president's office(Spanish only)
Valencian Tourist AgencyThis site offers photos & details of the towns of the Autonomous Community of Valencia
 
Translation
SDL InternationalOffer translation from English to Spanish, French, German, Italian etc.
I have used this and it is very good, but if you want perfect translation they also offer a charged service.
Dixon Servicios LingüüísticosTranslators & linguistic consultancy for projects of all sizes and 24h interpretors for all situations (business, government, courtroom etc.)
BabelFish.comOffer a variety of charged human translation services
 
Other Expat and Relocation resources
Spain InformationExtensive information and links resource in Swedish, English, German and Spanish by the former Consul of Spain in Gothenburg, Toni Schönfelder.
My CadizUseful information site for residents and vistors of the Costa de la Luz and general Area de Cadiz in Andalucia
SpanishBrolly.com
Information on Oliva and surrounding areas.
 
United Kingdom in SpainThe site of the British Embassy
OtherCountries.com SpainInformation for expats, would-be expats and others travelling, living or working in Spain.
 
Easy ExpatInternational Relocation Portal. The Spanish info is Madrid-oriented.
 
Miscellaneous Pages
Monarch Scheduled Airlinesfor value flights to Spain, Portugal, Gibraltar and the Canaries. Free pre-bookable seats, newpapers and in-flight entertainment. Frequent flyer benefits including free flights, priority check-in and extra luggage allowance.
 
Excel Airwayslow-cost fares to Spain, the Canaries, the Balearics, Portugal. Comfortable leather seating, in-flight entertainment including onboard entertainment for kids and a discount for online bookings.
 
DialAbroad Spain
An instant-dial international calling service. No sign-up, no accounts and no pin codes. Rates are from 4 cents/min.
 
Come Fly with MeA private pilot, Keith Worthington offers shared cost flights in a Piper Warrior over the Valencia region of Spain.
Social CaterpillarsNice info about the life and habits of processional pine caterpillars
 

[Practical Hints
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General Information
Emergency services, natural hazards & daily life
Language & Education
The languages of Spain and the education system
Health Care
Registration, english speaking doctors, A&E, hospital etc
Property Matters
Property purchase & residency, pitfalls and property for sale
Currency Transfer
Better rates from foreign exchange service companies
Utilities
Telecomm, water, gas & electricity service & supply issues
Useful Contacts
Recreational, consular, medical, travel & service contacts
Sports & Leisure
Sports, leisure & tourist information and contacts
Cars & Driving
Motor vehicle useage and ownership in Spain
Working in Spain
For those wishing to work or run a small business in Spain
Spanish Taxation
Introduction to Spanish taxes and where to get help
Hospice Appeal
Please help the Franciscan Brothers