Costa Med Consulting

Driving Licences in Spain

If you are living in Spain permanently and have a UK driving licence, from 19th January 2015 you could be fined up to 200€ for not having the correct licence.

Spanish Bank Holidays in 2015

Confused about red days? Check here for the Spanish bank holidays in 2015

Funeral Plans in Spain

Are you visiting Spain for more than 4 weeks a year? what do you know about funeral procedures and costs?

EU Court Rules Against Spain on Inheritance Tax Involving Foreigners

The EU Court has ruled against Spain regarding Inheritance tax paid on estates that are left to foreigners. If you have signed an Inheritance deed recently you may be entitled to a refund.

24 hour Access to Police Services

Direct access to remote police stations and services from this new booth located in Torrevieja.

Spanish Property Valuations and Transfer Tax

Have you received a letter from the tax office asking for extra tax, because they have reviewed the declared value on your purchase escritura?

Car Hire in Spain and Europe

Travelling to Spain over the summer and hiring a car? Read on…

Single Euro Payments Area (SEPA)

The Single Euro Payments Area (SEPA) is making euro payments faster, safer and more efficient within the 34 EU countries. It enables customers to make cashless payments to anyone within the EU

Travel Insurance & European Health Insurance Card

The British Embassy has issued a warning that may youngsters are travelling to Spain and risking huge medical bills because they do not have sufficient travel insurance or they have not applied for and carrying their European Health Insurance Card (EHIC).

Battle to save Orihuela Costa postal service

The central postal office in Madrid have made the decision that as of 1st September 2014 the home delivery service in five areas of the Orihuela Costa will be cancelled unless multi-mail boxes are installed.

The areas that will be affected are: Dehesa de Campoamor, Cabo Roig, La Regia, La Zenia I and II.