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Forum: Barbados
May 19th 2017, 5:52 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 1,232
Posted By yellowsunset

Re: Caricom Skilled National - Spouse work permit

Hi... still waiting! I called for an update today as still not heard anything. The telephone numbers have changed since my initial application in December. The hand written telephone number from...
Forum: Barbados
May 8th 2017, 3:09 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 1,232
Posted By yellowsunset

Caricom Skilled National - Spouse work permit

Good morning... not been on here for a looooong time but in case is useful for anyone - I discovered last year that spouses of caricom skilled nationals are now allowed to apply for a work permit -...
Forum: Barbados
Sep 2nd 2015, 3:58 pm
Forum: Barbados
Aug 28th 2015, 2:39 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 830
Posted By yellowsunset

Re: Driving Permit

I'm great thanks Dips. We are still here! :). Hope all good with you.
Forum: Barbados
Aug 27th 2015, 8:16 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 1,257
Posted By yellowsunset

Re: Furniture Shopping recommendations

That's useful to know about Cost-U-Less - I went there recently but couldn't find my card so left as I didn't think I could shop there without it.
Forum: Barbados
Aug 25th 2015, 7:59 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 830
Posted By yellowsunset

Re: Driving Permit

Great thanks Ian.
Forum: Barbados
Aug 25th 2015, 1:34 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 1,257
Posted By yellowsunset

Re: Furniture Shopping recommendations

You can try PriceSmart (need paid membership), Cost-U-Less (need free membership) in Warrens and St Thomas. Shopsmart - various locations. Massy Stores (used to be called Dacosta Mannings) -...
Forum: Barbados
Aug 25th 2015, 12:45 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 830
Posted By yellowsunset

Driving Permit

Good morning

I have been off island but have now returned and I cannot find my driving permit so I will need to get a new one. Can anyone definitively tell me if I can get it in Speightstown or...
Forum: Barbados
Jul 4th 2015, 4:35 am
Replies: 12
Views: 2,424
Posted By yellowsunset

Re: help settling in

Hi Ellie... I am off island at the moment but return to Barbados beginning August. I am in the same situation as you ... though my husband's 6 month job turned into 12 years! If you would like to...
Forum: Barbados
Jul 4th 2015, 4:26 am
Replies: 18
Views: 2,615
Posted By yellowsunset

Re: Moving from UK what to bring or buy

Hi... I usually pick up a supply of things like Germolene and Vicks First Defence nasal spray as you can't get them here. Also english crisps, chocolate, paxo stuffing, tea bags, marmite, deodorant,...
Forum: Barbados
Jan 24th 2013, 2:39 am
Replies: 6
Views: 2,307
Posted By yellowsunset

Re: taxi cost

We would only be leaving the island 3 or 4 times per year - I doubt they would even remember me by then - and actually a few of them have tried to charge more than the quoted rate anyway. The quotes...
Forum: Barbados
Jan 22nd 2013, 3:49 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 2,307
Posted By yellowsunset

Re: taxi cost

Hi satellite_ian - do you manage to get the same fare back? I have never been quoted less than bbd80 from Holetown to the airport, and it's even creeping up to bbd90. I don't know if this is right...
Forum: Barbados
Jan 21st 2013, 6:21 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 2,307
Posted By yellowsunset

Re: taxi cost

Hi - taxi fares are posted at the airport - think it's supposed to be bbd58 from the airport to holetown - more if you need a van rather than a car. Don't know on the other one. Interestingly, the...
Forum: Barbados
Aug 13th 2012, 9:57 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 1,226
Posted By yellowsunset

Bag Snatch at Pricesmart - 12 August

Hi - just wanted to alert people to be careful. Was at Pricesmart yesterday around 6 pm and a lady had her bag snatched. I think it must have been from her trolley as she was loading shopping into...
Forum: Barbados
May 29th 2011, 2:00 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 3,751
Posted By yellowsunset

Re: Passports

Sunnie - the High Commission here seem to have the position that they no longer deal with passports and we have to follow the procedure which is to call the designated Careline. The problem with the...
Forum: Barbados
May 29th 2011, 12:57 am
Replies: 13
Views: 984
Posted By yellowsunset

Re: Site Meet Up

Hey :) - would be good to catch up for a drink if you're free.... We're still in Holetown area but could come up (or that should probably be down!) South if that's where you are...
Forum: Barbados
May 28th 2011, 11:53 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 3,751
Posted By yellowsunset

Re: Passports

Ugh - we are in exactly the same boat - the website said 4 weeks processing time - we fed x'd our passports off early March, they were signed for a couple of days later. We had a travel date noted...
Forum: Barbados
May 28th 2011, 11:19 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 984
Posted By yellowsunset

Re: Site Meet Up

Hi Dips - really sorry to have missed your visit. We have moved house and have been having major problems with Lime phone and internet since we moved. Hope you had a good visit.
Forum: Barbados
Mar 28th 2011, 3:55 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 927
Posted By yellowsunset

Re: Storage Facility and Shipping Advice Needed.

Here's a couple of websites to check out. Have not used either personally but have a friend who is just about to use Pro-Storage.

http://storagebarbados.com/

http://www.storeallbds.com/
Forum: Barbados
Jan 19th 2011, 3:25 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 2,886
Posted By yellowsunset

Re: Home Sick

Hi - I am down in St James and though I cannot work here, am in a fairly similar situation. We have been living here for 7+ years and I do miss my UK friends/family a lot especially around my...
Forum: Barbados
Dec 13th 2010, 2:28 am
Replies: 4
Views: 1,111
Posted By yellowsunset

Re: Christmas dinner musings...

You could probably get a dinner pass for Mango Bay on Xmas day - I think it's around 150 BBD (might be more for xmas) and includes drinks with dinner.
Forum: Barbados
Dec 6th 2010, 10:56 am
Replies: 5
Views: 1,326
Posted By yellowsunset

Re: UK Passport compiant photographs

Ok - great thanks - I will try the place recommended on the West Coast first -I assume it's in the Sunset Crest parade of shops where FCIB/the large Cave Shepherd is as I have not noticed a photo...
Forum: Barbados
Dec 2nd 2010, 1:07 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 1,326
Posted By yellowsunset

UK Passport compiant photographs

Good morning

Could anyone recommend a reliable but reasonable (!) place to get passport size photos, compliant to UK Passport requirements. My passport expires in June next year and I will have...
Forum: Barbados
Nov 15th 2010, 2:02 am
Replies: 6
Views: 1,254
Posted By yellowsunset

Re: Come on over...

Hey Razz - you're back! :) We love a bit of a gamble so would definitely be up for a game of texas hold'em! Not tried Dazzlers yet - still going to Wendy's.
Forum: Barbados
Aug 27th 2010, 8:35 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 821
Posted By yellowsunset

Re: Meeting people

Hi,

I am on the West Coast in Sunset Crest. Give me a shout if you fancy a walking buddy or a meet up :).

Sara
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