And so this is Christmas - Spain 2020
everyone knows this Christmas is not going to be the same as others
in the past but currently that is all we know.
Not everyone in
Andalucía may enjoy a lifting of travel restrictions. Was the
warning made recently by regional president Juanma Moreno following
his latest meeting with his COVID-19 experts?
We are all waiting to
find out what happens on the 10th December and what
restrictions will be lifted, if any. Obviously it will be about the
numbers, the cumulative incidence rate the virus is achieving in each
of the health districts, the number of people requiring
hospitalisation, the impact on available ICU beds and of course
Mr Moreno was very clear that there was still a lot to review before December 10th and when asked if there could be different restrictions for different health districts stated; “Andalucía is a large region, larger than some EU countries and therefore it is possible.” He went on to add; “I would not like it and that is why we are working to ensure that all of Andalucía has the same restrictions at Christmas.” So in short we will know nothing further until we get to December 10th.
On another issue this Christmas we have the final count down for
Brexit and what that means for every expat in Spain and Europe in its
entirety! Quoting Michael Gove, talks are; “getting down to the
In this humble writers opinion the wire is barbed in order
to keep out common sense and the chance of crashing out with no deal
is looking the most likely outcome. I can only suggest we all do our
best this festive season to enjoy what we can with those that we can.
Santa may well be working from home, being in a high risk category
due to his age, but I am sure he has added drivers to his sleigh or
motor insurance policy rather than outsourcing to Amazon.
I can only
presume that his healthcare policy is up to date for both him and Mrs
Clause and that the elves are well insured at work and for travel,
although they only require travel insurance for one night in the
Being in the North Pole I am fairly sure he is not that
concerned with the goings on with Brexit and is in no way hindered in
doing what he does by the lack of trade agreements!
Keep a positive outlook and stay in good humour throughout this last month of 2020 and for all the months of the coming New Year. As always “here for what matters most” efpg Insurance brokers, Insurance for Spain in English.