Message: All Those Retired Funsters Sunbathing in Spain and Portugal

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  1. Jim

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    I have it on good authority that your Winter Fuel Payments are now in your accounts. It's your round. San Miguel please :)
     
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  2. tedontour

    tedontour Funster Life Member

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    you mean you have yours already Jim (y)
     
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  3. Jim

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    No, far too young. :) but I know a few who are £200 richer today :LOL:
     
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    cheers for that we can go for a meal now(y)
     
  5. Phill D

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    think i'll in vest mine in a few Euro's in anticipation of next trip...(y)
     
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    Bugger........ retired early so FAT chance of ever getting it. Never mind just have to enjoy the 19C currently outside.......................
     
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  7. tedontour

    tedontour Funster Life Member

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    yes we can get a bag of chips now :giggler:
     
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    Way too young!
    But if I had extra £200 just think how many more bottles of Larios I could buy:D

    ........I'd need an even bigger fridge;)
     
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    Pfft! Not much chance of that, ruddy years to wait yet. Oh well I suppose I better go and get change out of my shorts and sun top, it's gone a bit chilly now and it's G&T o' clock.

    I hope you crusties enjoy the the heating allowance!:lips::imoutahere:
     
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    it's not means tested.. even old farts in the House of Lords get it ..
    https://www.gov.uk/winter-fuel-payment/overview
    You usually get a Winter Fuel Payment automatically if you get the State Pension or another social security benefit (not Housing Benefit, Council Tax Reduction, Child Benefit or Universal Credit).

    Not to be confused with Cold Weather Payments, a different payment that is means tested
     
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    GRASS.

    JJ :cool:

     
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    Well if they live here then some must be telling porkies as it is stopped from this year for Brits living abroad.(n) Apparently doesn't get cold here so it couldn't have been ice I scraped off the windscreen this morning.:rolleyes:
     
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    Got mine, thank you. (y)

    The VeryOldMoIceCreamInternetMan gets double bubble, 'cos he is special. :whistle:
     
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    Some Funsters already spending thiers in Alicante today.:)
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    if you look at my avatar i went and got mine in the summer :whistle:
     
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    If you used to get it and no longer qualify YOU have to tell them you no longer qualify. :)
     
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    You are at the wrong door mate, you need number 11 :giggler:
     
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    si** that is why i never got it :swear: had to wait till winter
     
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    Of course, I'm sure Funsters would not be fraudulent, they are just visiting for the Sun. Anyway...Spain...Who would want to LIVE there? Winter yes but LIVE! not me. Portugal on the other hand.... it grows on me more every time I visit.
     
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    They'd know by your address & the fact that, unless on a type of pension that cannot be paid gross, you are in the spanish tax system . or both
    Yes I was thinking of moving there back in '84 . Wish we had done but one reason or another it didn't.:(
     
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