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Forum: Australia
Feb 20th 2017, 12:17 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 1,021
Posted By quercus

Travel insurance for non residents. Any ideas please?

My grandson and his father, who are in Aus on tourist visas, are making a short visit to Fiji and we have been looking for travel insurance. So far Australian insurance companies we have looked at...
Forum: Australia
Feb 12th 2017, 12:07 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 866
Posted By quercus

Re: Ideas for short safe overseas trip please

Thanks everyone for the suggestions, we are in Brisbane and Fiji is looking favourite. Can anyone further recommend a good resort for a tot, or area to stay near with safe beaches etc.
Cheers
Penny
Forum: Australia
Feb 12th 2017, 1:01 am
Replies: 13
Views: 866
Posted By quercus

Ideas for short safe overseas trip please

Hello all,

We have been informed that my grandson and his dad need to be out of the country for a minimum of 5 working days asap. My grandson is not yet 3 so we are thinking NZ.

Does anyone...
Forum: Australia
May 15th 2016, 2:04 am
Replies: 37
Views: 2,646
Posted By quercus

Re: Travel insurance

The quote is now $175 without the Italian side trip. I will probably go with that so thank you all, particularly goldchoccycoin! I might take a look at Amex first.
Forum: Australia
May 15th 2016, 1:52 am
Replies: 37
Views: 2,646
Posted By quercus

Re: Travel insurance

Thanks for your replies guys.

I am leaving on Tuesday so left it too late to apply for a credit card but it does remind me that I have free insurance on my Nationwide account so travel from UK to...
Forum: Australia
May 14th 2016, 10:56 am
Replies: 2
Views: 2,623
Posted By quercus

Re: Noosa meet up QLD

Lucky you I love that area!
Forum: Australia
May 14th 2016, 9:44 am
Replies: 37
Views: 2,646
Posted By quercus

Travel insurance

Hi all

I'm not sure if I'm posting in the right place here. I'm not used to the mobile site.
I never usually bother with travel insurance but i must be getting cautious in my old age. The compare...
Aug 8th 2015, 3:28 am
Replies: 4
Views: 904
Posted By quercus

Re: Renewing permanent residency

Thanks Louie, it would definitely count as an emergency, but hasn't come to that yet and hopefully it won't but with elderly parents it can be a worry. thanks to you both for the information.

Penny
Aug 6th 2015, 1:45 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 904
Posted By quercus

Re: Renewing permanent residency

Blackcab thank you so much!
Karma to you!
Aug 6th 2015, 10:58 am
Replies: 4
Views: 904
Posted By quercus

Smile Renewing permanent residency

Hi everyone,

I am intending to apply for my residents return visa and the residency requirements should be met early next year. All good except that a family emergency back in Blighty is...
Mar 11th 2015, 3:17 am
Replies: 1
Views: 512
Posted By quercus

citizenship ministerial decision

I would like to apply for citizenship but am well short of the 4 out of last 5 years residency qualification. I notice that in exceptions to the residency requirements, under the ministerial...
Forum: The Barbie
Aug 29th 2014, 9:16 am
Replies: 3
Views: 349
Posted By quercus

Gold Coast recommendation wanted!

Can anyone suggest a pre purchase motor inspection service on the coast please?
The dealer I am considering buying from does not like the RACQ but welcomes anyone else.
Thank you!
Forum: Australia
Jul 5th 2014, 11:41 am
Replies: 3
Views: 728
Posted By quercus

Mail forwarding company

I remember on here a few years back there was a company that started a mail forwarding service. Is it still operating does anyone know?

Thanks!
Forum: Australia
Jun 16th 2014, 2:13 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 2,062
Posted By quercus

Re: importing a vehicle

Thanks Jillibee and Alfresco.

The process looks rather daunting and costly so I might have to mothball my trusty steed. I don't really want to part with it.

Buying cars without transport is a...
Forum: Australia
Jun 16th 2014, 2:13 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 2,062
Posted By quercus

Re: importing a vehicle

Thanks Jillibee and Alfresco.

The process looks rather daunting and costly so I might have to mothball my trusty steed. I don't really want to part with it.

Buying cars without transport is a...
Forum: Australia
Jun 6th 2014, 12:43 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 2,946
Posted By quercus

Re: Flights to Melbourne for £400 return

Ha ha yes you have a good point!

Thanks again for the tips and sorry to take this thread slightly off point.

Penny
Forum: Australia
Jun 5th 2014, 9:10 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 2,946
Posted By quercus

Re: Flights to Melbourne for £400 return

That's a very kind offer, thank you so much! I got a bit carried away and booked it already though! It was coming up to the end of day deadline and there were only 3 seats available at that price so...
Forum: Australia
Jun 5th 2014, 5:38 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 2,946
Posted By quercus

Re: Flights to Melbourne for £400 return

Thank you you guys! I couldn't travel as early as that date but found a flight with fly.com with EVA for £699. Flight Centre guarantee to beat any price but could only give me a £1 discount on that...
Forum: Australia
Jun 4th 2014, 11:52 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 2,946
Posted By quercus

Re: Flights to Melbourne for £400 return

I'm looking at flights to Brisbane next month, hard to find for under £1000 and thats one way. ouch!
Forum: Australia
Jun 2nd 2014, 5:55 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 2,062
Posted By quercus

importing a vehicle

Can anyone please point me in the direction of information on importing a UK Vehicle to Aus? The search box does not appear to be working. Thanks
Apr 17th 2014, 10:26 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,725
Posted By quercus

Re: Applying for RRV

The onshore visa looks perfect for them although entering looks fraught with possible pitfalls.
The babies father aside, is there no way my daughter could properly take her baby with her in that...
Apr 17th 2014, 8:17 am
Replies: 16
Views: 1,725
Posted By quercus

Re: Applying for RRV

Thank you for that information and link. In the short term would the baby and his father need tourist visas to enter with my daughter in July, as spouse visas take so long?
Apr 16th 2014, 11:51 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,725
Posted By quercus

Re: Applying for RRV

I have just been discussing this again with my daughter who would like to return with me to Aus in July with the baby and his father. I am now wondering what the visa position would be for the baby...
Mar 28th 2014, 2:58 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,725
Posted By quercus

Re: Applying for RRV

She left with me in Aug 2009 due to my mother's poor health. I have returned to Aus 3 times since then, but due to financial constraints she has not been back at all. I was just reading the...
Mar 28th 2014, 2:44 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,725
Posted By quercus

Re: Applying for RRV

Thanks Louie, you are right, the bulk of my time was between 4 and 5 years ago so I am looking at more like 2 years than one.

Thanks for your input. x
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