Originally Posted by Lynn R
With a lot of electrical appliances sold now, the instruction booklets which come with the machine are printed in multiple languages anyway (although that makes the print so small you need to buy a magnifying glass as well to read them!). I would certainly buy one in Spain because of the warranty issue.
and definitely shop locally. Using your local person who sells those types of appliance will mean that you will get far better after-sales service, often within an hour if you need it, no waiting for weeks for somebody to come out from a distance.