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Forum: The Barbie
Yesterday, 10:23 pm
Replies: 52
Views: 1,647
Posted By Pollyana

Re: Coles have reversed their plastic bags decision, will start handing them out

I agree, people are weird
I have had people from the US and the UK,as well as Australia itself, paying me $20 a go, plus postage, for Coles tatty plastic stuff...... couldn't make it up, could you!
Forum: The Barbie
Yesterday, 1:09 pm
Replies: 52
Views: 1,647
Posted By Pollyana

Re: Coles have reversed their plastic bags decision, will start handing them out

Somehow those bits of plastic became collectable for adults too. They are still selling well on ebay and my bank account is very pleased with them!
Forum: Australia
Oct 14th 2018, 7:01 am
Replies: 6
Views: 202
Posted By Pollyana

Re: NHS as a PR

Think of it as if you are returning to live get on the electoral roil, make sure the bank has your current address (I assume you still have an account) - then register with a GP as having returned...
Forum: The Barbie
Oct 13th 2018, 2:39 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 321
Posted By Pollyana

Re: Brisbane - is there an active BE group?

I'm still waiting for prize for hyying 90,000 so I guess not :( :getcoat:

All is much the same here, frantic start to this year's storm season which has livened things up a little!
Forum: Australia
Oct 13th 2018, 6:23 am
Replies: 6
Views: 202
Posted By Pollyana

Re: NHS as a PR

You would only be covered by the NHS if you were returning to the UK to live permanently, not to visit. As a visitor you are entitled to emergency care, under the reciprocal agreement with Medicare. ...
Forum: The Barbie
Oct 12th 2018, 3:12 pm
Replies: 42
Views: 1,026
Posted By Pollyana

Re: Son’s American girlfriend pregnant!

Something that occurred to me, which I have wondered before, and may or may not be relevant here I don't know what visa she is on in Aus, but I know someone on a WHV cannot be accompanied by...
Replies: 42
Views: 1,026
Posted By Pollyana

Re: Son’s American girlfriend pregnant!

Don't forget to consider, if you and the girlfriend do get visas for NZ and go there, make sure she has good medical insurance which covers the pregnancy.
Also make sure, if she is abe to enter the...
Replies: 42
Views: 1,026
Posted By Pollyana

Re: Son’s American girlfriend pregnant!

I have to agree with what SoS wrote after the original post from "mum" regarding your Aus visa status. If you are on a student visa you should be studying and should only be working 20 hours a week....
Oct 10th 2018, 12:46 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 209
Posted By Pollyana

Re: Urgent advice sought - Immigration & Visa

https://britishexpats.com/forum/australia-54/ is the main Australia forum and has lots of threads regarding healthcare,accmmodation etc etc. However he needs to get the visa sorted first as that can...
Replies: 23
Views: 1,834
Posted By Pollyana

Re: Clarification on process - UK Fiance Visa, then Spouse Visa from Canada

Can't help much I'm afraid, the queries were on behalf of a friend who is hoping to marry a Canadian. I've given them all the info and links tothe thread, but sofar I don't believe they have...
Replies: 73
Views: 1,408
Posted By Pollyana

Re: Few question about uk spouse visa

Insulting people who are trying to help really isn't a good idea round these parts..........
Forum: Australia
Oct 9th 2018, 3:42 am
Replies: 6
Views: 821
Posted By Pollyana

Re: Alternative to 457 to PR

If she applies for the de facto visa now then she will stay on the 457 until it expires.
Once she has applied a Bridging Visa A will sit in the background. If the 457 expires before the de facto is...
Forum: Barbados
Oct 7th 2018, 10:28 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 297
Posted By Pollyana

Re: I am coming to Barbados with my 3 brothers, can we get a cheap room to rent

Where did I say not to make things clear? Of course you should make things clear, as we do in every forum on BE when people ask questions about migrating. THAT is not my issue My issue, if you care...
Forum: Barbados
Oct 7th 2018, 9:32 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 297
Posted By Pollyana

Re: I am coming to Barbados with my 3 brothers, can we get a cheap room to rent

Oh I can see that, and after donkeys years reading posts like that I know the kind of hurdles he and hs brothers will encounter. I know its not the way things are done, but I've been reading...
Forum: Barbados
Oct 7th 2018, 2:40 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 297
Posted By Pollyana

Re: I am coming to Barbados with my 3 brothers, can we get a cheap room to rent

Why should it be a wind-up? The OPs posts all relate to moving to Barbados. He appears to have joined to try and find out how to move there and how to work there, which after all is what BE s here...
Forum: Barbados
Oct 7th 2018, 10:42 am
Replies: 38
Views: 478
Posted By Pollyana

Re: Do I need a transit visa for Morocco&USA before heading to Barbados from Nig

Well I'm not saying that Expedia are perfect but as they do not list any non-stop fights thats a fairy good indication that there aren't any, You could probably hire a private jet.........
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Oct 6th 2018, 8:48 pm
Replies: 36
Views: 625
Posted By Pollyana

Re: Tax on expats trying to return home possibly.

I understand all that.
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Since the site upgrade I can't find the :sarcastic: smilie which my post really needed.....so......

It is NOT a "tax on returning expats" (and lots of us would not be...
Forum: Barbados
Oct 6th 2018, 8:40 pm
Replies: 38
Views: 478
Posted By Pollyana

Re: Do I need a transit visa for Morocco&USA before heading to Barbados from Nig

Pretty poor travel agents then.
2 minutes on www.expedia.co.uk has produced 12 one stop flights and 68 two stops.
Oct 6th 2018, 3:53 pm
Replies: 36
Views: 625
Posted By Pollyana

Re: Tax on expats trying to return home possibly.

:confused:
What is EU citizenship, why is MrKen30 losing it next year and what has that got to do with a supposed tax on Brits returning home? I will be one of those Brits one day, but I still...
Oct 6th 2018, 12:16 pm
Forum: Barbados
Oct 6th 2018, 12:13 pm
Replies: 38
Views: 478
Posted By Pollyana

Re: Do I need a transit visa for Morocco&USA before heading to Barbados from Nig

Try websites like expedia, which allow you to specify your route, and then type in the airports suggested by BiP.
No disrespect intended but if you can't work out how to book an airline route then...
Forum: Australia
Oct 4th 2018, 4:33 am
Replies: 15
Views: 415
Posted By Pollyana

Re: Childs routine jabs and routine adult health checks

Having eczema and being wheezy doesn't mean one is "behind medically", as there is really no such thing. Many peple suffer from both conditions for their entire lifes. so you may just have to teach...
Forum: Australia
Oct 2nd 2018, 12:17 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 361
Posted By Pollyana

Re: New Zealand Introducing ETA and Tourism Levy

Which is precisely why I put the ETA in one post and the Levy in the other and mentioned visa status on each one :)

Sorry that wasn't clear enough for you but the onlyo ther way would have been...
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