How to Get an Autorización de Regreso
May19

How to Get an Autorización de Regreso

With holidays around the corner, many short-term residents in Spain scramble to figure out what to do during dead summer months. At COMO we get loads of questions asking, “How can I extend my student visa?” or “How can I travel around Europe when my resident card expires?”, and most often the solution they’re looking for is an autorización de regreso. At its most basic, an autorización de regreso is...

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Getting a Driver’s License in Spain
Feb05

Getting a Driver’s License in Spain

What went wrong The GPS led us off the toll road and onto a little-traversed secondary highway that snaked through isolated Soria. We happened upon a quaint small town on the river Duero, starting our La Rioja road trip with a glass of red and a stroll around town. As we hopped into the rental car and headed towards Logroño, I drove straight into a speed trap. Thankfully, I was a few kilometers under the limit, but we were still...

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Trains, Planes & Automobiles: Money Saving Trips for Travel in Spain
May01

Trains, Planes & Automobiles: Money Saving Trips for Travel in Spain

Tourism is big business in Spain, accounting for nearly 11% of the country’s GDP, and it’s a sector that is taken quite seriously. The government pours billions of euros into hospitality schools, hotels and even its public and private transportation. Traveling around Spain is easy and there are heaps of options when considering both how to travel and for how much. Trains The Spanish railway system, known as Red Nacional de...

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