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Forum: Italy
Feb 25th 2022, 11:47 am
Replies: 7
Views: 601
Posted By brian12

Re: La Transumanza

I was just quoting the UK.GOV info from yesterday.If this new info is correct,fantastic.I was about to order the LFT.Cheers,Brian.
Forum: Italy
Feb 25th 2022, 7:19 am
Replies: 7
Views: 601
Posted By brian12

Re: La Transumanza

Italy still requires a LFT within 24 hrs and a PLF.We are taking an online test with us for 10 quid.Post a photo of the test next to your passport and a cert is emailed within a couple of hours.Did...
Forum: Italy
Feb 21st 2022, 9:17 am
Replies: 7
Views: 601
Posted By brian12

Re: La Transumanza

Hi,we're doing the same on the 5th march via Chiasso.LFT and PLF required at the moment.We did the same route last Sept and armed with PLF and LFT results we were ignored by the border bloke who was...
Forum: Italy
Nov 27th 2021, 1:09 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 2,103
Posted By brian12

Re: Import tax on items purchased from UK.

Chadwell St Mary,I thought of Chadwell Heath at first then saw Tilbury under your avatar.We're in Hornchurch.Loads of different food stalls now at Romford market.I remember when it was a livestock...
Forum: Italy
Nov 26th 2021, 11:25 am
Replies: 27
Views: 2,103
Posted By brian12

Re: Import tax on items purchased from UK.

It also depends where you go.We live in the Romford area,more working class.A charity shop in posher parts is like comparing Harrods to Primark with prices.
Forum: Italy
Nov 26th 2021, 11:12 am
Replies: 27
Views: 2,103
Posted By brian12

Re: Import tax on items purchased from UK.

LOL,our daughter paid 25 quid for Ant Middleton's latest book a couple of years ago.A week later I bought one for 1 quid,she was gutted.
Forum: Italy
Nov 26th 2021, 8:20 am
Replies: 27
Views: 2,103
Posted By brian12

Re: Import tax on items purchased from UK.

Sometimes you can't beat the British High st.Reading glasses a quid in Poundland and 2nd hand books 50p in charity shops.
Forum: Italy
Nov 22nd 2021, 11:22 am
Replies: 12
Views: 767
Posted By brian12

Re: Online grocery Shopping Piemonte .

During lockdown,the Ipercoop was manic with lines stretching to the car park.We went between 12 and 2 and it was empty,lol.Even plod was absent on the roadblocks.
Forum: Italy
Nov 3rd 2021, 6:59 am
Replies: 3
Views: 597
Posted By brian12

Re: British Builders

Yeah but Bob's changed his name to Roberto.
Forum: Italy
Nov 2nd 2021, 9:36 pm
Replies: 1,413
Views: 249,835
Posted By brian12

Re: The Comfort Zone. Favourite food, drinks, where to buy, and recipes.

LOL,I was gonna say try some L&P in the baked bean experiment.Trial and error.
Forum: Italy
Nov 1st 2021, 4:52 pm
Replies: 1,413
Views: 249,835
Posted By brian12

Re: The Comfort Zone. Favourite food, drinks, where to buy, and recipes.

Coop round our way sell Heinz but they are expensive.
Forum: Italy
Oct 27th 2021, 11:45 am
Replies: 24
Views: 2,139
Posted By brian12

Re: Oxo cubes and branston pickle

Most cruiselines have the same policy at the moment.Going around in your own bubble with 50 others,lol.
Forum: Italy
Oct 27th 2021, 11:42 am
Replies: 24
Views: 2,139
Posted By brian12

Re: Oxo cubes and branston pickle

MSC have had bad reviews on a cruise forum I belong to.Personally I think Princess take some beating.We were due to sail Grandiosa this month funny enough but cancelled as it was from Barcelona and...
Forum: Italy
Oct 26th 2021, 4:29 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 2,139
Posted By brian12

Re: Oxo cubes and branston pickle

Hi,just being nosy.What cruiseline were you on.We cruise quite a lot.Cheers,Brian.
Forum: Italy
Sep 22nd 2021, 2:52 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,449
Posted By brian12

Re: COVID testing to enter Italy

If you're driving book a test in Calais 25euro each and gives you 2 whole days to get to Italy.When we got to Chiasso we weren't even stopped anyway.I just looked up pharmacies on Sante fr...
Forum: Italy
Sep 22nd 2021, 2:46 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 417
Posted By brian12

Re: Border at Chiasso

We drove thru on the 10th Sept.Long queues,thought it was checks at the border.The 1 border bloke stood there playing with his phone ignoring everyone,turns out it was big roadworks in Como.Gothard...
Forum: France
Sep 15th 2021, 6:42 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 521
Posted By brian12

Re: covid test

Care to elaborate.All I will say is I thought France was more strict but at our hotel in Colmar self service breakfast buffet was allowed.Not the case in Italy and covid jab certs were required in...
Forum: France
Sep 15th 2021, 11:12 am
Replies: 10
Views: 521
Posted By brian12

Re: covid test

After hanging around in Calais till 11am we finally got our certs.Arrived at Swiss Italian border to a massive queue.I thought hello they're checking everything,when we got to the post the sole...
Forum: France
Sep 8th 2021, 6:20 am
Replies: 10
Views: 521
Posted By brian12

Re: covid test

Update,phoned a random pharmacy in Calais on the Sante,fr website.Made an appointment for Friday morning and she spoke better English than me,lol.Thanks guys.
Forum: France
Sep 4th 2021, 8:26 am
Replies: 10
Views: 521
Posted By brian12

Re: covid test

Cheers,that's a lot cheaper than the scheisters over here and gives me an extra day before it runs out.We've got the double jab cert on our phones and the paper version,belt and braces,lol,Brian.
Forum: Italy
Sep 4th 2021, 8:21 am
Replies: 24
Views: 2,139
Posted By brian12

Re: Oxo cubes and branston pickle

Better go before I get into hot water.
Forum: Italy
Sep 4th 2021, 6:47 am
Replies: 24
Views: 2,139
Posted By brian12

Re: Oxo cubes and branston pickle

I'm not gonna stir it anymore.
Forum: France
Sep 3rd 2021, 7:51 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 521
Posted By brian12

Re: covid test

Cheers,can you or anyone link a website for this chain with an English translation.Sorry big ask,I speak little Italian but no French,Brian.
Forum: France
Sep 3rd 2021, 4:54 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 521
Posted By brian12

Re: covid test

Thanks for that.The test will be for Italy.Can I just walk in one these branches without an appointment and wait for result there.Cheers,Brian.
Forum: France
Sep 3rd 2021, 3:26 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 521
Posted By brian12

covid test

Hi all,we're getting the euro tunnel next week and driving to Italy and they require a negative test even though we are double jabbed.Is there anywhere near the tunnel on the French side we can get a...
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