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Forum: Barbados
Apr 18th 2019, 4:20 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 418
Posted By mark.alexander

Why is it that although you are a dual citizen they still stamp you?

The last 2 times I went I got stamped with the maximum period that I can stay. Someone explain.
Forum: Barbados
Mar 11th 2019, 1:29 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 752
Posted By mark.alexander

Re: Has anyone ever or know of someone who has pitched up a tent on the beach at

I have a number of family names and addresses I can use so I am not worried about that.
Forum: Barbados
Mar 6th 2019, 2:57 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 752
Posted By mark.alexander

Re: Has anyone ever or know of someone who has pitched up a tent on the beach at

I'm not talking about leaving it there of course. It will be a 1 person tent you can pack down fold up and carry in a large camping rucksack.
Forum: Barbados
Mar 3rd 2019, 8:35 pm
Forum: Barbados
Aug 9th 2018, 6:21 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 466
Posted By mark.alexander

Re: cheapest south coast accommodation for a group of 8

Do you know anyone that specifically has a property we could rent?
Forum: Barbados
Aug 9th 2018, 3:06 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 466
Posted By mark.alexander

Re: cheapest south coast accommodation for a group of 8

I did say July 2019 for 2 weeks and it’s going to be a group of 8.

We are looking on the south coast.
Forum: Barbados
Aug 9th 2018, 10:42 am
Replies: 8
Views: 466
Posted By mark.alexander

Re: cheapest south coast accommodation for a group of 8

Rostrevor hotel prices are like any other hotel on the island. i'll have a look at AirBNB.
Forum: Barbados
Aug 8th 2018, 9:00 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 466
Posted By mark.alexander

cheapest south coast accommodation for a group of 8

It can be between Oistins and Accra.

Hi everyone. haven't posted here since 2012!
Well since my last post, I brought my Mum and stepdad back to the UK November 2012 and unfortunately Mum passed...
Forum: Barbados
Jul 15th 2017, 6:30 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 2,993
Posted By mark.alexander

Bajan citizenship by descent -

Hello people.

Haven't been here for a number of years. Last time I was here was around 4 years ago before I brought mum back to the UK. Brought her back here in Dec 2012 and she passed July 2013....
Forum: Barbados
Aug 4th 2012, 9:19 am
Replies: 5
Views: 1,843
Posted By mark.alexander

British Couple Leaving Barbados. They are selling up.

(If this is allowed here.)

I know of a couple above Oistins who are leaving Barbados ASAP to go back to the UK and are selling up.

You can PM and I will give you the details of where they live...
Forum: Barbados
Apr 24th 2012, 6:35 am
Replies: 8
Views: 941
Posted By mark.alexander

Re: Another Newbie.

I only show them my british passport. I think that cos I walked into the local line that I must be more than just a british citizen. I have never been asked to go back to the other line cos they can...
Forum: Barbados
Apr 23rd 2012, 10:28 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,321
Posted By mark.alexander

Re: Bajans don't care enough about tourism!

"Please always refer to the OP topic for guidance"...is this in bold for a reason and what does it actually mean?
It is something people say in discussion forums like this to keep on topic and refer...
Forum: Barbados
Apr 23rd 2012, 5:46 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,321
Posted By mark.alexander

Re: Bajans don't care enough about tourist!

Baskey70, thank you for responding.
Forum: Barbados
Apr 23rd 2012, 5:23 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 941
Posted By mark.alexander

Re: Another Newbie.

he he he the immigration officer i got in the local line, stamped me for the period that was on my ticket! When I spoke to the immigration about that they said he was wrong for doing so. I am a dual...
Forum: Barbados
Apr 23rd 2012, 5:08 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,321
Posted By mark.alexander

Re: Bajans don't care enough about tourist!

Oh dear! I just realised a typo error in the subject header. It should have been tourism and not tourist. Can you change this please?

Thank you you guys for responding.

My statements come from...
Forum: Barbados
Apr 23rd 2012, 1:17 am
Replies: 8
Views: 1,321
Posted By mark.alexander

Bajans don't care enough about tourism!

Let me define what I consider to be a tourist.

There are 2 types.
The first type is the ‘hybrid’ tourist who comes here seasonal and stays 2-6 months or more at a time. The second one is...
Forum: Barbados
Apr 22nd 2012, 10:39 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 905
Posted By mark.alexander

Building a property and renting out. Pitfalls?

Hi.
Does anyone have any real experience of what the pitfalls are of building a property and renting it out to locals and tourists?
1. Can the government tax you as if its a business?
2. What type...
Forum: Barbados
Mar 17th 2012, 9:02 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 624
Posted By mark.alexander

Re: customs/duty

Hi. You will have to pay duty on any items that is classed as duty free. I do not believe what you have is classed as that.
Forum: Barbados
Mar 2nd 2012, 2:09 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 2,381
Posted By mark.alexander

Re: REQUIRED - plastic barrels/drums - Blue

I have about 4 of them that I am not using.
Forum: Barbados
Dec 12th 2011, 9:05 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 1,214
Posted By mark.alexander

Re: Daily Mail Article today

Sensible tourists are not put off by danger on any island. Most of them travel in numbers and go out in numbers and go to safe places in numbers.

It would take for something similar like what...
Forum: Barbados
Dec 12th 2011, 6:19 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 1,214
Posted By mark.alexander

Re: Daily Mail Article today

Having said that, you are dealing with an older generation of a male dominated police force. You also have to factor in that this island is set in its ways and does not like to 'rock the boat'.
...
Forum: Barbados
Dec 11th 2011, 7:10 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 1,214
Posted By mark.alexander

Re: Daily Mail Article today

I stayed with a friend of in a house right on the beach near where this happened. We met a friend here on holiday that said (which ois now 2 weeks ago) she had a really bad encounter with a local man...
Forum: Barbados
Dec 11th 2011, 6:42 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 711
Posted By mark.alexander

Re: Doctors and Pharmacies ?????

Yes my mum and step dad and lol everyone else has mentioned this person who is still at Lewis there by the Virgin offices in Rockley. Going there tomorrow morning. Thank you.
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