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Forum: Philippines
Apr 20th 2016, 6:20 am
Replies: 8
Views: 1,585
Posted By chmaiden

Re: sending money back to the UK

BPI sounds the way forward then...or HSBC I am assuming?
Forum: Philippines
Apr 13th 2016, 6:13 am
Replies: 26
Views: 2,347
Posted By chmaiden

Re: Shopping trolly

as an update - found a trolly in Landmark...but it was the usual "we have but we dont have"...ie none in stock!
Forum: Philippines
Apr 13th 2016, 6:11 am
Replies: 8
Views: 1,585
Posted By chmaiden

sending money back to the UK

hey team!

what is the best value way to send USD back to a GBP account in the UK from RCBC bank in Manila on a regular basis?

I used to use Ozforex when I lived down under and it was...
Forum: Philippines
Apr 3rd 2016, 11:35 am
Replies: 26
Views: 2,347
Posted By chmaiden

Re: Shopping trolly

Cheers...having experienced the pain of one parcel being sent here, I have given up on the postal service!
Forum: Philippines
Apr 3rd 2016, 8:21 am
Replies: 26
Views: 2,347
Posted By chmaiden

Shopping trolly

Hi

My wife is looking to buy a shipping trolly... You know, like the old grannies in the uk have. Anyone any ideas where? I'm in makati near greenbelt

Cheers
Forum: Philippines
Mar 9th 2016, 11:59 am
Replies: 5
Views: 914
Posted By chmaiden

Re: cheapest international flight

Cheers all. Off to HK for sat night! Hopefully!
Forum: Philippines
Mar 7th 2016, 8:37 am
Replies: 5
Views: 914
Posted By chmaiden

cheapest international flight

ok - so i need to go out and come back in again - anyone know a travel agent that can get me the cheapest international flight? Or tips? Ideally go out sat morning and come back in the evening but...
Forum: Philippines
Mar 3rd 2016, 5:31 am
Replies: 44
Views: 4,100
Posted By chmaiden

Re: Auntie strikes back!

couldnt get Hola to work last night to watch Match of the Day on iplayer... :-(
Forum: Philippines
Jan 24th 2016, 4:41 am
Replies: 2
Views: 612
Posted By chmaiden

cycling in Makati

hi

I've moved over to makati for work....kids and wife following. I will probably end up in rockwell or BGC but was wondering if it is worth bringing our bikes over? do families go for a ride...
Forum: Philippines
Jan 10th 2016, 10:33 am
Replies: 7
Views: 2,883
Posted By chmaiden

Re: Small family living in Manila

I'm arriving next week and the family in a couple of months. I don't play golf but will be in the same situation
Forum: Philippines
Dec 9th 2015, 7:18 am
Replies: 4
Views: 1,148
Posted By chmaiden

Re: Vaccinations

cheers mate - thats what i will go for!!! We are in Melbourne so used to having things bite us!!!!
Forum: Philippines
Dec 8th 2015, 8:57 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 1,148
Posted By chmaiden

Re: Vaccinations

Thats great... Will have a look at that thanks
Forum: Philippines
Dec 8th 2015, 10:13 am
Replies: 4
Views: 1,148
Posted By chmaiden

Vaccinations

Hi all

I've just accepted a job in Manila and will be moving over in Jan with family following in April.

Does anyone have any experience in which vaccinations I need? The doc says typhoid and...
Forum: Australia
Mar 16th 2010, 7:54 am
Replies: 4
Views: 605
Posted By chmaiden

uk trip and vat

hi
going back to the uk for 2 weeks in their summer - can i buy stuff now on the internet and get it shipped to my mums in london and then pick it up in the summer and claim the vat back when i...
Forum: The Barbie
Oct 30th 2009, 3:19 am
Replies: 65
Views: 3,719
Posted By chmaiden

Re: Mixed race marriages and families

i think that i might have started a discussion questioning racism as I am married to a Jamaican. In the UK we had a bit of racism, in Jamaica we had quite a lot, over here (melbourne) there is...
Forum: Australia
Oct 30th 2009, 2:39 am
Replies: 5
Views: 801
Posted By chmaiden

Next??? What happened?

I remember at the beginning of the year that someone was saying that Next wold be coming to Oz...anyone heard anymore?
Jul 14th 2009, 4:07 am
Replies: 5
Views: 576
Posted By chmaiden

Re: Confused - bad advice?

hi - bit confused now - i moved here sept 07 so have been here nearly 2 years.
obviously disappointed that the agent at ASA told me that it went on when the visa was granted
Jul 14th 2009, 12:55 am
Replies: 5
Views: 576
Posted By chmaiden

Re: Confused - bad advice?

bugger - so the migration agent basically got it wrong, and then lied to me
Jul 14th 2009, 12:20 am
Replies: 5
Views: 576
Posted By chmaiden

Confused - bad advice?

Hi
we got our visa awarded in May 07 and moved out here in Sept 07 (after selling house, working notice etc). Obviously the law changed in July 07 re how long to wait before applying for...
Forum: Australia
Jan 22nd 2009, 4:43 am
Replies: 53
Views: 4,764
Posted By chmaiden

Re: Mixed Race moving to Aus

being white Welsh with a black english wife, we havent experienced any racism whatsoever. we were pretty apprehensive before coming over, but we have had people in the shops tell us what beautiful...
Forum: Australia
Oct 17th 2008, 1:23 am
Replies: 7
Views: 699
Posted By chmaiden

Re: Securing rental property in Melbourne from UK

i was actually told that it is illegal to rent a place unless you or your agent hae viewed it...so unless you know someone that you trust to sign you up for 12+ months then go with the short term and...
Forum: Australia
Oct 5th 2008, 11:20 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 980
Posted By chmaiden

Re: Melbourne houses with pools

spring is here - lovely weekend - 23 degs yesterday. Spring is here - 13 degs today!!! Says it all I think! And the fact that we are in a drought so you cant fill your pool up anyway
Forum: Australia
Sep 29th 2008, 1:16 am
Replies: 6
Views: 1,088
Posted By chmaiden

Internet shopping from Oz

lets start a thread to compile the best internet shopping sites to use when shopping from OZ. Clothes over here appear to be of questionable quality and price compared to bargains online but some...
Forum: Australia
Sep 23rd 2008, 11:39 pm
Replies: 68
Views: 7,912
Posted By chmaiden

Re: Why I've been forced to shop in the US rather than Australia

excellent!!! what other sites do you guys use then?! lets get this list going!
Forum: Australia
Sep 23rd 2008, 3:40 am
Replies: 68
Views: 7,912
Posted By chmaiden

Re: Why I've been forced to shop in the US rather than Australia

so where does everyone shop?!?! I have bought from SierraTrading Post.com and thought it was excellent value. Am lloking at dealextreme.com for some techy stuff but any other recommendations??? Oh...
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