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Forum: Back Home
May 27th 2015, 10:44 am
Replies: 23
Views: 5,832
Posted By rockpeblar

Re: Settling in Cornwall

That's the car I want to get next. Had a Octavia vRS 1.8T and a Fabia vRS TDi before we left the UK. Great cars although the wife's current Subaru Forester XT takes some beating.
Looking at a...
Forum: Australia
May 31st 2014, 3:51 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 2,787
Posted By rockpeblar

Re: No diesel in Perth

Gull Kalamunda had a delivery late this afternoon. Happened to be driving past in the wife's car and saw the tanker. Rang them when I got home to confirm they had diesel and drove straight there to...
Forum: Australia
May 31st 2014, 3:35 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 2,053
Posted By rockpeblar

Re: flights back to uk/return

www.kayak.com.au
Currently some great deals for travel during June/July
Forum: Australia
Jun 11th 2013, 12:53 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 7,524
Posted By rockpeblar

Re: Cheap flights via Expedia Brazil

Appreciate the thanks, it's expensive enough flying to and from Oz so anything to help reduce the cost should help
Forum: Australia
Jun 11th 2013, 4:12 am
Replies: 23
Views: 7,524
Posted By rockpeblar

Re: Cheap flights via Expedia Brazil

Price savings depend on how much the fuel surcharge is as a percentage of the overall fare. Apparently Qantas have a large fuel surcharge compared to some other airlines
Forum: Australia
Jun 10th 2013, 4:22 am
Replies: 23
Views: 7,524
Posted By rockpeblar

Re: Cheap flights via Expedia Brazil

According to Ozbargain and Whirlpool users, there are at least 10 people who claim they've already booked through Expedia Brazil and travelled on these flights without a hitch. Not tried it myself...
Forum: Australia
Jun 9th 2013, 3:09 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 7,524
Posted By rockpeblar

Cheap flights via Expedia Brazil

Not sure if this has been posted here before but if you are looking for cheap flights check out the fares on www.expedia.com.br Why are they so cheap, well the Brazilian government doesn't allow...
Forum: The Barbie
Oct 20th 2012, 4:07 pm
Replies: 62
Views: 4,958
Posted By rockpeblar

Re: British tourist dead

If only it had been a large truck instead of a taxi, the outcome would have been very different and justice would have been served
Forum: The Barbie
Oct 14th 2012, 4:57 am
Forum: The Barbie
Jul 2nd 2012, 4:11 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,318
Posted By rockpeblar

Re: Long Term Renters at risk of dirty tricks in WA

We've been pretty lucky recently getting another rental, previous tenants were a nightmare but we came along with excellent references and the landlord decided he would keep the rent the same as last...
Forum: Australia
Apr 23rd 2012, 4:45 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,519
Posted By rockpeblar

20% off at The Good Guys

Spotted this advertised today whilst at the local PO
20% off on The Good Guys gift cards when purchased at Australia Post from 30 April to 13 May
Lots of discuusion over at Ozbargain.com.au
Hope...
Forum: Australia
Apr 22nd 2012, 12:29 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 910
Posted By rockpeblar

Opinions on Homestead Ridge, Wellard, WA

Accepted on offer on our house in the UK so can now start looking to buy our own house here. Took a trip down to Wellard to a few home opens today. Liked the look of houses on the Homestead Ridge...
Forum: Australia
Mar 5th 2012, 12:41 am
Replies: 144
Views: 19,559
Posted By rockpeblar

Re: Back in UK 9 months - random observations...

Have a look for Kernow King on youtube. Some great videos on there!
Forum: Australia
Mar 4th 2012, 4:13 pm
Replies: 144
Views: 19,559
Posted By rockpeblar

Re: Back in UK 9 months - random observations...

That lovely Cornish village is Port Isaac on the north coast. The school in the TV series is actually the old school in PI and is now a hotel. Was lucky enough to stay there several years ago after a...
Forum: Australia
Feb 16th 2012, 3:24 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 3,203
Posted By rockpeblar

Re: WA Caversham any reviews please

Have you considered Kalamunda & Lesmurdie suburbs, some great schools here and not too bad a commute to the city
Forum: The Barbie
Feb 16th 2012, 3:21 pm
Replies: 52
Views: 4,425
Posted By rockpeblar

Re: Reasonable rent increases

I thought it was a maximum of 5% in any 6 month period
Forum: Australia
Feb 16th 2012, 3:13 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 2,329
Posted By rockpeblar

Re: advice on perth - to buy or rent?

We moved over nearly 5 years ago and rented out our house in the UK and have been renting here since we arrived. Definitely would recommend trying a few areas first to find the best location for you....
Forum: The Barbie
Jan 8th 2012, 6:52 am
Replies: 365
Views: 22,063
Posted By rockpeblar

Re: Good year to head back to the UK???

Just returning after spending a month in Cornwall. Caught up with friends and family there. Certainly things seemed to have declined since we were last there in mid 09. Lots more sales on in shops,...
Forum: Australia
Oct 20th 2011, 4:40 am
Replies: 18
Views: 6,171
Posted By rockpeblar

Re: Tips for getting a rental - Perth

Identify the areas you want to live in and then go and meet the local agents.
When we were forced to move from our previous rental that was being sold, we were lucky to get a great replacement...
Forum: Australia
Sep 2nd 2011, 3:17 pm
Replies: 188
Views: 34,511
Posted By rockpeblar

Re: Favorite mail order website from The UK?

To find the latest deals from UK retailers check out hotukdeals.com Not all retailers ship to Oz but quite a lot do
Forum: Australia
Sep 2nd 2011, 3:15 pm
Replies: 188
Views: 34,511
Posted By rockpeblar

Re: Favorite mail order website from The UK?

Amazon France have some good prices on lego. Not all sets can be shipped to Oz, but for the sets that they do ship, the postage charge is around 9 Euros compared to £22 with Amazon UK
Forum: Australia
Aug 7th 2011, 2:35 pm
Replies: 188
Views: 34,511
Posted By rockpeblar

Re: Favorite mail order website from The UK?

I think you can get one shipped to Oz from here
http://www.dvd.co.uk/search.htm?search=VAX&type=ALL
Forum: Australia
Jul 29th 2011, 8:32 am
Replies: 147
Views: 13,350
Posted By rockpeblar

Re: How far will houses fall in value to the trough in Oz?

Came across a house for sale in Golden Bay, WA that was advertised at $750k in May, now advertised at $595-635k. Big drop in only a couple of months!!
Forum: Australia
May 18th 2011, 12:24 pm
Replies: 118
Views: 9,379
Posted By rockpeblar

Re: Solar Power

We've got a Solahart 300litre with 2 flat panel collectors, plenty of hot water since Nov. Just started boosting now due to cloudy and rainy days. 23 yr old tank and still going strong!!
Forum: Australia
May 14th 2011, 1:00 am
Replies: 188
Views: 34,511
Posted By rockpeblar

Re: Favorite mail order website from The UK?

Make sure you get yourself an account with www.quidco.com so you can enjoy some cashback from all your UK purchases
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