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  • A guide to using the European Health Insurance Card (EHIC)


    The cover offered by the European Health Insurance Card is often misunderstood. The contents of the attached link give a clear, comprehensive guide to EHIC with leaflet to download. Comprehensive travel insurance remains very important and Ibex..

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  • Strong earthquake rattles Spain & Morocco


    A major pre-dawn earthquake struck in the Mediterranean today, sending people running into the streets in their pyjamas and causing concrete to fall from buildings. The magnitude 6.3 tremor had its epicentre about 48 miles north-west of Melil..

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  • Zika Virus


    Zika is a mosquito-borne infection caused by Zika virus (ZIKV), Typical symptoms include:a low-grade fever, joint pain (with possible swelling mainly in the smaller joints of the hands and feet), rash, conjunctivitis/red eyes, headache, muscle..

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  • Declaring income from property letting in Portugal


    Rental income from a Portuguese property should be accounted for and tax paid locally. Those adding property rental income to their UK tax return and those failing to account for rental income at all need advice, and soon. The internat..

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  • Christmas & New Year opening hours


    The Ibex offices will be open throughout the holiday period except as detailed below. All our offices will be closed on 25 December and 1 January. In addition, all offices will close at 1pm on 24 December and 31 December. Other dates on ..

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  • Daytime running lights on motorbikes in Spain


    The installation of Daytime Running Lights has become the norm for more modern vehicles, where additional illumination would allow other road users to have a heightened awareness of approaching vehicles. However, this development has not been wi..

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