Bail Bonds for Spain

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  1. fusbill

    fusbill Read Only Funster

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    Hello All.

    I've just been on another forum (sorry) and someone mentioned the need for something I've not heard mentioned for ages.

    That is the Bail Bond when visiting Spain. I know I've heard of it but its not been amongst peoples lists of necessities when they offer advice to new motorhomers on forums like this.

    I for one have spent a month in Spain without one as have, I suspect, many others.

    What are your thoughts please?

    fusbill
     
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    Snowbird Funster Life Member

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    We used to have to have them years ago with trucks, but that was before the days of the EU. Haven't heard of them for years, and don't think it will be applicable to tourists anyway.
     
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    I drove to Spain last year (in a car ) I had to extend my insurance to cover Europe and in the document it said something about it covers any bail bond requirments I should check with your insurance first
    John
     
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    You have no need to worry about bail bonds these days. The Bail Bond was a guarantee to be lodged with the police in the event of an accident or major traffic violation - they are no longer a legal requirement for Spain and most insurance companies have stopped issuing them.
     
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    Thanks All. Answers are pretty much I line with what I thought.

    Was to lazy to check my insurance but now its been mentioned I seem to recollect there is cover within it.

    Thanks again.

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