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by kieronf
Today, 8:45 am
Forum: General Menorca help forum
Topic: Security systems monitored.
Replies: 2
Views: 92

Re: Security systems monitored.

If it helps you judge demand, as someone who owns and lets a villa on the island, I would not want either CCTV or an alarm system. The perceived intrusion of CCTV, even for family and friends would deter guests. The crime rate, in my opinion is such that an intruder alarm is not warranted either. E...
by kieronf
July 18th, 2019, 6:50 pm
Forum: Property owners, buying or living in Menorca
Topic: NIE
Replies: 2
Views: 130

Re: NIE

This is the type of post that draws out any number of well intended, but contradictory responses. I would think that the British Consul's office would be the best place to get the definitive answer.
by kieronf
July 18th, 2019, 5:33 pm
Forum: General Menorca help forum
Topic: Clean Menorca !
Replies: 8
Views: 205

Re: Clean Menorca !

Menorquins have a strong sense of civic pride and that manifests itself in the cleanliness and the tidiness of the island in general - and also in the very low crime rate. Most of the crime that happens is imported crime, something like 90% of all reported incidents involve non-residents. Another po...
by kieronf
July 17th, 2019, 9:47 am
Forum: General Menorca help forum
Topic: Dinner in Mahon
Replies: 5
Views: 190

Re: Dinner in Mahon

Perla, Santa Rita, Maruda, ses Forquilles, Boinder, sa Bodega, Punt 7 - there are so many fabulous places to eat in town. I really have no idea why so many people head straight for the port to eat when there are so many wonderful restaurants dotted around.
by kieronf
July 6th, 2019, 11:54 am
Forum: General Menorca help forum
Topic: Driving offences.
Replies: 6
Views: 385

Re: Driving offences.

Just keep any old pair of reading specs in the car, the police can't check whether the prescription is your or not.
by kieronf
June 30th, 2019, 4:15 pm
Forum: General Menorca help forum
Topic: Rats in the olive trees!!
Replies: 3
Views: 238

Re: Rats in the olive trees!!

Tree rats are quite common and, unlike common rats, they usually find what they need to eat amongst the trees rather than foraging on the ground for food in waste etc. I had several canary palms die last year and when they were being removed a dozen or more rats scarpered - I hadn't seen one before ...
by kieronf
June 13th, 2019, 8:55 am
Forum: Property owners, buying or living in Menorca
Topic: IPTV Boxes - are they still a thing?
Replies: 18
Views: 698

Re: IPTV Boxes - are they still a thing?

Best contact Dan on Whats app - his subscription has changed to a rolling monthly payment, cancel whenever you feel, rather than annual fees. I pay by paypal.
by kieronf
June 9th, 2019, 10:20 am
Forum: Binibequer area.
Topic: Bambu
Replies: 4
Views: 452

Re: Bambu

Have a look at Expats Menorca on Facebook - people are reviewing every mortal thing at the moment - Weetabix, fish and chips - the lot - makes for exciting reading :???:
by kieronf
May 10th, 2019, 5:23 pm
Forum: Property owners, buying or living in Menorca
Topic: Tax
Replies: 4
Views: 257

Re: Tax

I think you can even pay online. I'll have a dig around for more info.
by kieronf
May 3rd, 2019, 5:08 pm
Forum: Property owners, buying or living in Menorca
Topic: Green shutters and red rain
Replies: 6
Views: 409

Re: Green shutters and red rain

Try a high pressure hose or a jet-washer on a low/medium setting to avoid blasting the paint off - worked for me