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Forum: Barbados
May 24th 2019, 8:00 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 1,385
Posted By Serendipidy

Re: 1. A nigerian relocating to Barbados: challenges and prospects.

If you look through the older posts you will find a thread regarding a Nigerian who was looking for work previous and the feedback that was given then as well
Forum: Barbados
May 19th 2019, 12:03 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 311
Posted By Serendipidy

Re: Setting Up Company

Hi Anthony

I have set up a company in Barbados although it was a long time ago. The setting up of the company was not the main work of the lawyers it was the getting the work permits as a company...
Forum: Barbados
May 7th 2019, 4:14 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 518
Posted By Serendipidy

Re: Citizenship Eligibility Question

Hi I am wondering how Barbadian Citizenship and UK Citizenship are related? If this was the case then all Bajans would have the rights to reside and work in the UK but they do not. Is your question...
Forum: Barbados
Mar 13th 2019, 1:24 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 816
Posted By Serendipidy

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

The police would ask you to leave for your own safety and then you risk them investigating why you are sleeping in a tent on the beach - they could ask you to leave the island if you cant afford to...
Forum: Barbados
Mar 13th 2019, 1:21 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 703
Posted By Serendipidy

Re: Ex-pat social scene?

I found integration was good via thinks like quiz nights and being sociable at places like Crystal Waters - south sides - there are quite a few women that come to the island as regulars
Forum: Barbados
Feb 1st 2019, 2:19 pm
Replies: 68
Views: 4,189
Posted By Serendipidy

Re: Building new home.

Quote : I'm a little confused, Dipity, about the part where you say.. expats couldn't use their homes like they could previously.. I don't think that many of the rules/regulations changed for home...
Forum: Barbados
Jan 31st 2019, 9:34 am
Replies: 68
Views: 4,189
Posted By Serendipidy

Re: Building new home.

Just a note on why there might be so many places for sale. About 10 years ago Barbados was awash with expats who wanted a home from home and was the height of when Place in the Sun was on TV a lot so...
Forum: Barbados
Jan 29th 2019, 10:04 am
Replies: 3
Views: 505
Posted By Serendipidy

Re: Barbados Driving Licence

When you go to apply for your ID card they can also probably answer this
Forum: Barbados
Jan 29th 2019, 10:03 am
Replies: 8
Views: 1,183
Posted By Serendipidy

Re: Looking for work

Hi Clive and Welcome to the forum

I think you will find these kind of opportunities by networking as in a small island its all about who ya know as Im sure you realise - so I would suggest...
Forum: Barbados
Jan 15th 2019, 5:47 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 974
Posted By Serendipidy

Info if Over 50 and looking at Retiring in Barbados

Happy Owner - one of our Barbados forum participants has kindly supplied this valuable information for anyone who is retiring and wanting to own property and live in Barbados. The info in this link...
Forum: Barbados
Jan 15th 2019, 5:38 pm
Replies: 68
Views: 4,189
Posted By Serendipidy

Re: Building new home.

Hi Happyowner Thanks for this it will be really useful - I hope at some point the government will offer something like this for those who can work remotely not just who are retired. Although I...
Forum: Barbados
Jan 15th 2019, 11:50 am
Replies: 68
Views: 4,189
Posted By Serendipidy

Re: Building new home.

I have to agree that without a good network of people on the island then building your own place has a high chance of costing you your dreams. investment and your trust in people. I too like others...
Forum: Barbados
Jan 9th 2019, 4:20 pm
Replies: 68
Views: 4,189
Posted By Serendipidy

Re: Building new home.

Hi Vinnie and welcome - not to burst anyones bubble but just because you have a home in any country (including UK) does not give you the right to live in it full time without the relevant status. I...
Forum: Barbados
Jan 5th 2019, 1:26 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 484
Posted By Serendipidy

Re: Short term rentals?

Hi Piglet what are you looking for ie how many beds - house appt ? location etc? will you be driving? Have you checked out Air bnb?
Forum: Barbados
Nov 20th 2018, 3:49 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 751
Posted By Serendipidy

Re: Used car prices

Yes Charlie this was biggest bug bear when I first emigrated. The main reason is supply and demand - a the time people were not allowed to (or costs were prohibitive) bring in cars older than 10...
Forum: Barbados
Oct 11th 2018, 5:25 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,135
Posted By Serendipidy

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

Welcome to the forum Jeck. Standard entry at the airport is 3 months and you will need to provide an address where you are staying. I would be interested why you have chosen Barbados which even for...
Forum: Barbados
Oct 11th 2018, 5:14 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 743
Posted By Serendipidy

Re: Area to live?

I agree Sunnie - people like to say I live in London which covers such a big area that much of it is not even London lol. When people say I live in Bridgetown I ask which parish just as we would ask...
Forum: Barbados
Oct 1st 2018, 2:26 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 947
Posted By Serendipidy

Re: Cost of living

Great post Sunnie!! to add to this is the price to lease or hire a car you can be talking about the price of renting a home to get a car! Then there is health care to consider as dental and doctor...
Forum: Barbados
Aug 8th 2018, 3:56 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 475
Posted By Serendipidy

Re: Reside & work through citizenship by marriage

Hi Daffney I haven't seen posts on this for a while now although it used to be a hot topic - I am sure someone will get back to you soon - especially as the change in government will hopefully see a...
Forum: Barbados
Jul 26th 2018, 4:28 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 504
Posted By Serendipidy

Re: Working visa

Your welcome - I cant help with this one but hopefully someone will come along soon who can
Forum: Barbados
Jul 26th 2018, 2:50 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 504
Posted By Serendipidy

Re: Working visa

Hi Max for prompt response can you be more specific - where are you at in the process? Has the company already offered you a role and are sponsoring the work permit?
Forum: Barbados
Jul 3rd 2018, 12:51 pm
Replies: 40
Views: 5,365
Posted By Serendipidy

Re: How much more hoops to jump through? 😩

Well done Sunset you have just transversed each obstacle as it appears - you will arrive in BIM exactly on time!!!
Forum: Barbados
May 30th 2018, 6:08 am
Replies: 40
Views: 5,365
Posted By Serendipidy

Re: How much more hoops to jump through? 😩

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Everything is exactly as it needs to be ...you might find that with your teaching qualification a whole lot of new doors open for you when you arrive in Bim
Forum: Barbados
May 16th 2018, 6:56 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 1,492
Posted By Serendipidy

Re: Citizenship through marriage

Thanks for the advice - med students does it have a training hospital there?

Wow those prices are high compared to Barbados. I need somewhere fresh to get my creative juices running but that...
Forum: Barbados
May 14th 2018, 8:37 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 1,492
Posted By Serendipidy

Re: Citizenship through marriage

UK Grenada I am looking for somewhere to come write my second book - somewhere different from Bim so I am definitely considering Grenada as it will be a for a few months. Looking for a place to rent...
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