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Buying a Spanish car in the UK before moving to Spain

We have just bought a property in Spain, we intend moving out a.s.a.p. I have noticed on AutoTrader that there are Spanish registered cars available no doubt brought over to the UK by people ...
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Negotiating new car prices in Spain [closed]

I used to sell cars in the US, where it is normal for car buyers to negotiate final sale price of the vehicle, even on a new car. I'm looking to purchase a new vehicle in Spain. Is it normal/...
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Can a car be registered in two EU countries at the same time?

I have recently relocated to a different EU country, and as a resident I will have to register my overseas car here. After that, will I have to notify my home country that the car has been registered ...
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UK MoT, tax and insurance in Ireland

I have 12 months mot and 2 months tax left on my car and I am planning to move to Ireland with my car, so can I drive with the UK mot and tax or do I have to buy new tax and mot and Can I buy an ...
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buying a car to travel in UK and Europe

I have dual citizenship, UK and Australian. I want to return to the UK buy a car and travel Europe for at least 12 months. I have kept my old paper licence. Would it be possible to buy a left hand ...
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Drive American car with American plates go the UK

I want to drive my car from Italy to my house in London but I have still american plates and in Italy I had never problems with that! However, the information on gov.uk website is so confusing because ...
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Can I trade in a left hand drive car in the UK?

We will be moving soon to the UK. We currently have two lhd cars that we intend to replace with a rhd one as soon as possible. I thought that I could pack a lot of stuff in one of our current cars, ...
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Foreign registered car in UK [closed]

I am considering buying a Spanish registered car in the UK and driving it to Spain where it will be registerd in my name and left there permanently If the car is close to the 6 month limit from the ...
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How do you get a German car registered in Belgium?

A friend of mine is moving to Belgium from Germany. Since buying a second hand car in Germany is less expensive then in Belgium, he is considering to buy a car there, then move and then register the ...
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How to get a car for a one year relocation in UK?

I need to move to UK for a year, and get everything set in less than three weeks. For the time I'll be in UK, I'll need a car. I'd like to find a car lease/rental that can take care of maintenance and ...
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Can I own a car in Switzerland, without living in Switzerland? [duplicate]

I am from Sweden, I live in Switzerland and I am moving to London. I have a car in Switzerland that I am not yet sure what to do with. I like it and I want to keep it. However, I am not sure what my ...
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What to do after a small car incident in Germany?

I got into a small fender-bender yesterday and did not really know what to do. I want to know the proper actions one should take when dealing with such situations. I'll first describe in short my ...
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Van rental service for a move inside Nordic countries from Finland to Norway?

My studies require moving from one university to another. The distance is not that long from Helsinki to Oslo but most car renting firms are not renting car here for abroad trips. Which van renting ...
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How long can I drive with an EU registered/insured car in Brazil?

There is a "ferry" between Antwerp and Rio. This implies that it is okay to drive in Brazil with a EU registered car. Does this also apply if I am working for 6 months in Brazil? Can I simply bring my ...
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Buying car in Germany as an EU-citizen

I'm an EU citizen (Poland) and resident of Germany. I'm planning to buy a car, but obligatory insurance in Germany is much more expensive than in Poland. Am I obliged to insure a newly bought car in ...
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How to lease a car in the USA just after relocation?

Usually leasing requires you to have a credit history in US and establishing it takes at least a year. What options you have to lease the car without credit history in US but having employment here (...
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