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Forum: Australia
Apr 12th 2010, 11:23 am
Replies: 72
Views: 11,447
Posted By ray2gill

Re: Buying from the UK - customs charges

Will it have an international warrentee for if something goes wrong and you need a spare part or it gets damaged in transit?

Just a thought.
Forum: Australia
Apr 12th 2010, 11:15 am
Replies: 15
Views: 2,914
Posted By ray2gill

Re: How many days to recover from jetlag?

Aviation Doctors state recovery time as being 1 day per hour of time difference.
Forum: Australia
Apr 11th 2010, 12:54 am
Replies: 1,224
Views: 151,554
Posted By ray2gill

Re: Anyone got anything bad to say about Hervey Bay

Sorry to hear your sad news Mrs Kiwi.

I wish you trouble free travelling at this unhappy time. Thinking of you.
See you when you get back.

G.
Forum: Australia
Apr 10th 2010, 12:16 am
Replies: 1,224
Views: 151,554
Posted By ray2gill

Re: Anyone got anything bad to say about Hervey Bay

Yes we had them last night as well. they particularly liked the lamp in the living room.

Has anyone had flying ants indoors - very small ones?
Forum: Australia
Jan 29th 2010, 4:07 am
Replies: 1,224
Views: 151,554
Posted By ray2gill

Re: Anyone got anything bad to say about Hervey Bay

Hi Mrs Isles,

Only just seen your post. Would have come but too short notice as only got back from Brisbane airport at 04:10 this morning and absolutely whacked.

Enjoy your evening.
Forum: Australia
Jan 25th 2010, 7:31 pm
Replies: 1,224
Views: 151,554
Posted By ray2gill

Re: Anyone got anything bad to say about Hervey Bay

Hi Safin,

May be, say when and where as tied up doing family things this week. Daughter departs on Friday morning very early. Yet another trip to Brisbane airport.

Anyone had coffee at the...
Forum: Australia
Jan 22nd 2010, 8:20 pm
Replies: 1,224
Views: 151,554
Posted By ray2gill

Re: Anyone got anything bad to say about Hervey Bay

Hi Mrs Isle, long time no see.

Count us in please for any meet up, plus David & Rachael (who I think you met last Thursday) plus 2 year old Danyelle.

G.
Forum: Australia
Jan 15th 2010, 9:13 am
Replies: 41
Views: 3,003
Posted By ray2gill

Re: anyone gone to aussie without a job ???

AHHH but you know what they say about absence makes the heart grow fonder.

Think of all the great reunions you could have. There is a lot to be said for it - speaking from experience!!!;)
Forum: Australia
Jan 15th 2010, 9:09 am
Replies: 98
Views: 8,877
Posted By ray2gill

Re: Which Aussie Bank is best and why!?

Depends what type of visa you have.

If temp visa them HSBC won't issue a credit card without holding the amount of the credit card on deposit with them.:eek:

Westpac require a tax return and...
Forum: Australia
Jan 15th 2010, 8:57 am
Replies: 7
Views: 882
Posted By ray2gill

Re: Flights UK-Australia and price

You also get 30kg baggage allowance now with Emirates. It increased in June last year.
Forum: Australia
Nov 30th 2009, 5:48 am
Replies: 3
Views: 557
Posted By ray2gill

Re: Excess Baggage Costs

Hi Garry,

We have just received 10 boxes sent via Excess Baggage UK by our son to us here in Hervey Bay. Not sure of cost but clearance was $96 + $55 to confiscate our daughter-in-laws silk...
Forum: Australia
Nov 12th 2009, 9:18 pm
Replies: 1,224
Views: 151,554
Posted By ray2gill

Re: Anyone got anything bad to say about Hervey Bay

Count me in please.

Dinner and drinks is a good idea.
Forum: Australia
Oct 21st 2009, 10:39 pm
Replies: 1,224
Views: 151,554
Posted By ray2gill

Re: Anyone got anything bad to say about Hervey Bay

Hi Safin,

Using Vodaphone GPRS dongle. Although this is marketed as 3G it is GPRS (whatever that is!).

Not sure what normal internet speeds in OZ are like appart from when we used the wireless...
Forum: Australia
Oct 10th 2009, 7:18 am
Replies: 32
Views: 2,202
Posted By ray2gill

Re: Queensland New Road Rules - 12 October

You just like your bed tooo much Safin to be up early enough to see it! Fog that is.:)
Forum: Australia
Oct 10th 2009, 7:13 am
Replies: 8
Views: 756
Posted By ray2gill

Re: One-way travel insurance

Supposing you were taken ill during a flight and it had to be diverted. Most countires outside of Europe which you would be diverted to would not let you leave until all your medical bills had been...
Oct 10th 2009, 7:03 am
Replies: 5
Views: 768
Posted By ray2gill

Re: 405 retirement visa

You might like to pose your questions on the following site were some 405 visa holders often lurk. It is primerially for 410 visa holders but some holders of 405 visas are very often online.
...
Forum: The Barbie
Sep 17th 2009, 12:42 am
Replies: 24
Views: 3,549
Posted By ray2gill

Re: Continuation of payments into UK state pension

Actually we are currently waiting the report from the European Court of Human Rights as to whether the UK Government can legally continue freezing UK State Pensions of some expats and not others. ...
Forum: Australia
Sep 17th 2009, 12:16 am
Replies: 17
Views: 1,149
Posted By ray2gill

Re: HELP!! Medicare while here on holiday???

You are so right! Anyone who travels without Travel Insurance which covers medivac is an idiot in my book, but so many do.

I wonder how many people are stuck in hospitals in god for saken...
Forum: Australia
Sep 16th 2009, 11:56 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 561
Posted By ray2gill

Re: any advice is great

Suggest you first look on the skills list as I thought due to the current global situation a restriction was in force with regard to construction workers visas.

Hervey Bay in Queensland is a good...
Forum: Australia
Sep 16th 2009, 11:46 pm
Replies: 72
Views: 15,865
Posted By ray2gill

Re: Singapore Airlines or Emirates - who should we fly with?

[QUOTE=brisbec;7892135]Tricky one that!

Unless Emirates are now using the A380, then the flight used to be in three legs, UK-Dubai-Singapore-Aus. Three legs at about 7-8hrs each, much better for...
Forum: Australia
Sep 16th 2009, 11:12 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,991
Posted By ray2gill

Re: UK Removal Firm Scam - its a long one!

If you think it's a scam then tell the company that you have cancelled all your credit cards due to going overseas but will give them a cheque. If they are a bonified company this will be perfectly...
Forum: Australia
Aug 30th 2009, 5:23 am
Replies: 25
Views: 1,869
Posted By ray2gill

Re: Bringing in biscuits in luggage

What i'd give for a tin of Birds Custard powder. The only type I can find here is the ready made stuff and it is so thin and runny it's like pouring water on apple pie or bananas.

Does anyone...
Forum: Australia
Aug 29th 2009, 7:35 am
Replies: 42
Views: 6,203
Posted By ray2gill

Re: UK fridge/freezers

If you list it as new and it is only for your own personal use customs do not seem to have a problem. List it as new due to being a warentee replacement.
Forum: Australia
Aug 29th 2009, 7:16 am
Replies: 25
Views: 1,869
Posted By ray2gill

Re: Bringing in biscuits in luggage

Your right there. We declared Marmite and Devonshire fudge also prescription medicans and our card was stamped and we just walked through.

You seem to clear Customs much quicker if you have...
Forum: Australia
Aug 26th 2009, 10:26 am
Replies: 1,224
Views: 151,554
Posted By ray2gill

Re: Anyone got anything bad to say about Hervey Bay

Oh and there I was beginning to feel really sorry for you!

Only just read Safin's post about the walk so too late for me anyway.:o

See your girls next time. Hope you found the sunnies...
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