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opening a spanish bank account

Posted: Fri Sep 17, 2021 11:33am
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Rdl

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Hi,

I am opening a spanish bank account and have been advised i need to pay 80 euro a quarter for health insurance, apparently cant open without it at BBVA, any advice?

Rob

Roland

Posted: Fri Sep 17, 2021 2:59pm

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Posted: Fri Sep 17, 2021 2:59pm

Yes.

Don't bother opening a Spanish bank account at all.

Their charges and service are horrendous.

Open a wise.com Euro account and use that for all your Spanish direct debits.

Use the search box at the top of this page and search banking.

Lots of advice there.

Rdl

Posted: Fri Sep 17, 2021 3:14pm

Rdl

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Posted: Fri Sep 17, 2021 3:14pm

Roland wrote on Fri Sep 17, 2021 2:59pm:

Yes.

Don't bother opening a Spanish bank account at all.

Their charges and service are horrendous.

Open a wise.com Euro account and use that for all your Spanish direct debits.

Use the search box at the top of this page and search banking.

Lots of advice there.

Hi Roland,

Thanks for the reply, i was reading the info as you advised.

Cheers,

Rob

yeah got that

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