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Local services in Pollensa area, Majorca

The services featured below are particularly useful for residents in the Pollensa area of Mallorca (Majorca) and property owners. For specific services relating to property, see our our page on Property Services

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medical & dental

See SA29. Your social security insurance, benefits and healthcare rights in the European Economic Area

If you are resident in Spain you may be entitled to reciprocal state health insurance for a limited time but may still to prefer to take private health insurance.


Amex International Healthcare Plan
What are the benefits of the American Express International Healthcare plan?:
  • If you are living and working away from home, this is the perfect policy for you - especially tailored for expatriates.
  • In an emergency, one call to an 24 hour, Alarm Centre, staffed by multilingual operators will immediately ease your situation.
  • Three levels of cover that give you choice and flexibility

financial services & insurance

Currencies Direct Foreign Exchange ServicesCurrencies Direct

Currencies Direct is the market leader in the provision of commercial foreign exchange services. We give you exchange rates normally only available to large companies.


  • No Commission Fee.
  • Free Transfer on transactions over £5,000.
  • Better Exchange Rates. We use the volume of our transactions to obtain wholesale rates from the currency markets and pass these savings onto you.
  • Dedicated Dealer. You will be assigned a dedicated dealer who will understand your needs and explain your options to you in plain English.
  • Range of Services. Whether you need your foreign currency in 18 hours or 18 months, we have a wide range of foreign currency instruments to meet your needs.
  • Regular Payments. We specialise in helping clients save money when transferring money abroad for mortgage payments, maintenance expenditure etc. and have low flat fee of just £5 per transfer compared to £10 to £40 typically charged by a bank.

Currencies Direct have offices on mainland Spain as well as arrangements with several of the major Spanish banks to ensure that unnecessary charges are not incurred including receiving charges. Contact Currencies Direct today



Skype is an amazing new service that lets you make FREE telephone calls via your computer and internet connection to any other Skype user. With Skype you can make free calls over the Internet. Skype the whole world can talk for free

But it doesn't stop there. Check out these new services:

SkypeOut lets you call landlines and mobile phones around the world at local rates and users can buy credit in units of €10 or €25. Call ordinary phones anywhere in the world from your computer for the price of a local call with SkypeOut. www.skype.com

SkypeIn gives you a personal number so that friends can call you on Skype from their old-fashioned phones, wherever you connect around the world. A SkypeIn number costs €10 for 3 months or €30 for a full year and comes with free Skype Voicemail . Why would someone want to get a SkypeIn number? Again there are many reasons. Perhaps you would just like a cheap additional phone line, for business or pleasure. And for those that travel a lot or find themselves away from home often, there is even more reason. Choose a SkypeIn number with what you would call a “local” area code and your friends and loved ones can call you anywhere in the world for the price of calling that area – and for you there are no roaming charges! Just your flat price for the number.

Skype Voicemail lets you pickup messages when you’re offline, away from your computer… or just ignoring people. In addition you can send voicemails directly to other Skype users for those times when you need to express something in words but perhaps don’t have time for a conversation. A Skype Voicemail subscription costs €5 for 3 months or €15 for a year.

Pull into PC Pitstop for a free PC tune-up!PC Pitstop

Is your PC acting sluggish? Are strange windows inexplicably popping up on your screen? Do you have to reboot your computer because of errors and lockups? Our free computer checkup and diagnostics can help you detect and fix many common PC problems! Our full PC tune-up should be your first stop.