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Forum: Italy
Oct 8th 2021, 9:41 am
Replies: 32
Views: 1,149
Posted By jiminalpago

Re: Moving to Italy

That's the sort of theatre that attracts me to the Italian political scene; and an untaxed first home as a "sacrosanct right"; and deserting a Cabinet meeting in a fit of huff; etc.
Forum: Italy
Sep 29th 2021, 1:22 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 525
Posted By jiminalpago

Re: Visiting Italy from UAE - questions on Green Pass/PCR

😧😧😧
Had difficulty in finding an emoji to match my embarrassment!
That was the first thing I did but nothing happened; I didn't wait long enough.
Thanks , to both of you.
Forum: Italy
Sep 29th 2021, 11:33 am
Replies: 16
Views: 525
Posted By jiminalpago

Re: Visiting Italy from UAE - questions on Green Pass/PCR

Thanks, Lorna, but it was that site that caused my frustration! I couldn't find how to "get my hands on" the pass itself although I now know all about it. To compound matters, the various search...
Forum: Italy
Sep 29th 2021, 8:12 am
Replies: 16
Views: 525
Posted By jiminalpago

Re: Visiting Italy from UAE - questions on Green Pass/PCR

My query regards the PLF for Italy.
There are numerous sites offering information on the requirement for the Form, how to fill it in, etc. but (after 30 minutes search) I can find none that access...
Forum: Italy
Sep 9th 2021, 7:18 pm
Replies: 29
Views: 1,293
Posted By jiminalpago

Re: Driving from UK to Italy July 2021

If you arrive on Friday, Saturday is Day 2.
Forum: Italy
Sep 9th 2021, 6:19 pm
Replies: 29
Views: 1,293
Posted By jiminalpago

Re: Driving from UK to Italy July 2021

At least you won't lack for table talk!
Good luck!
Forum: Italy
Sep 9th 2021, 10:09 am
Replies: 29
Views: 1,293
Posted By jiminalpago

Re: Driving from UK to Italy July 2021

The main body of my post is hidden behind "spoiler" on my account (don't know why); could you access it?
Forum: Italy
Sep 9th 2021, 7:56 am
Replies: 29
Views: 1,293
Posted By jiminalpago

Re: Driving from UK to Italy July 2021

Re the PLF, you have to complete it in the 48 hrs before but you can start it on line earlier: this has the advantage of registering your request on the system. I recommend this. (Bear in mind that I...
Forum: Italy
Sep 8th 2021, 4:46 pm
Replies: 29
Views: 1,293
Posted By jiminalpago

Re: Driving from UK to Italy July 2021

I set off with my "Green Pass" and a certificate, from a chemist's, of a negative lateral flow test. I knew of the need to complete the PLF before reaching the Uk border, had started the process but...
Forum: Italy
Sep 8th 2021, 7:37 am
Replies: 29
Views: 1,293
Posted By jiminalpago

Re: Driving from UK to Italy July 2021

I have used the A61/A6/A7 route suggested by Jake in recent years and found it the best route to the Brenner crossing; and I agree with his comment on the Stuttgart alternative.
In August I found...
Forum: Italy
Sep 7th 2021, 12:59 pm
Replies: 29
Views: 1,293
Posted By jiminalpago

Re: Driving from UK to Italy July 2021 lo

I would, also, leave the detail of the return journey until later. The ferries are empty (for non-freight traffic), as are the hotels. If you wanted a suggestion for Germany, I would offer...
Forum: Italy
Sep 3rd 2021, 7:55 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 715
Posted By jiminalpago

Re: Oxo cubes and branston pickle

I wish I'd said that!😊
Forum: Italy
Aug 21st 2021, 8:27 am
Replies: 8
Views: 349
Posted By jiminalpago

Re: Mobile phones

Wind, "Call your Country Gold". 300 minutes world wide for €10/month.
Aimed at immigrant market, foreign passport needed to qualify.
Forum: Italy
Aug 21st 2021, 7:30 am
Replies: 29
Views: 1,293
Posted By jiminalpago

Re: Driving from UK to Italy July 2021

As Stanley says, it is impossible to predict the situation 2 months ahead.
I made the journey via Dover/Calais last weekend. Entry to France required evidence of double jab plus a self-certificate...
Forum: Italy
Aug 16th 2021, 2:10 pm
Replies: 56
Views: 2,258
Posted By jiminalpago

Re: Visiting UK

And another thing. I have said my data roaming was not operative in Scotland: on the return, the phone gave a "ping" as soon as I reached Carlisle and I had data from then on!
Is GB trying-out its...
Forum: Italy
Aug 13th 2021, 7:24 am
Replies: 56
Views: 2,258
Posted By jiminalpago

Re: Visiting UK

Hospital District 1, Belluno. The pharmacy I used, Vetronelli(?), is in Farra D'Alpago.
My experience was as Stanley's.
Forum: Italy
Aug 13th 2021, 6:12 am
Replies: 56
Views: 2,258
Posted By jiminalpago

Re: Visiting UK

This Wind deal is perfect for me and I wouldn't drop it. I'll go into a Wind shop when I get back and see to it; I remember now I was scammed some years ago (provider Vodafone) - tempted into...
Forum: Italy
Aug 12th 2021, 2:43 pm
Replies: 56
Views: 2,258
Posted By jiminalpago

Re: Visiting UK

Thanks for the tip, marra.
€15 is linked to a number that I don't recognise for 5 mins tondo, tondo!
And the Wind web site doesn't have a Contact Us element: odd for a telecom company!
Forum: Italy
Aug 12th 2021, 2:33 pm
Replies: 56
Views: 2,258
Posted By jiminalpago

Re: Visiting UK

I have: received a bilingual certificate on Regione Veneto- headed paper with signature and stamp by the pharmacist, all for €22.
it was scrutinised and accepted by P&O Ferries. No-one in UK has...
Forum: Italy
Aug 11th 2021, 3:31 pm
Replies: 56
Views: 2,258
Posted By jiminalpago

Re: Visiting UK

[QUOTE=C.2s;13039222]As this discussion about mobile phone charges is in the 'Visiting UK' thread I thought at first that you were all talking about people visiting the UK and using your Italian...
Forum: Italy
Aug 9th 2021, 9:40 am
Replies: 56
Views: 2,258
Posted By jiminalpago

Re: Visiting UK

My deal is Wind Call Your Country Gold (250 mins/month world wide €10). I had made some local calls and not noticed an effect but a call to Malaya wiped out €15 credit in a few minutes. WhatsApp it...
Forum: Italy
Aug 9th 2021, 6:11 am
Replies: 56
Views: 2,258
Posted By jiminalpago

Re: Visiting UK

Not strictly on theme, but is phone charge Roaming another Brexit casualty? (I have been charged in UK for a call that in previous years would have been part of my package.)
Forum: Italy
Aug 6th 2021, 2:49 pm
Replies: 56
Views: 2,258
Posted By jiminalpago

Re: Visiting UK

I wondered about saying I was going to be travelling around in a camper but chickened out: I wanted to board.
Forum: Italy
Aug 6th 2021, 1:39 pm
Replies: 56
Views: 2,258
Posted By jiminalpago

Re: Visiting UK

Postscript
The literature I read and the exchanges at check-in referred consistently to "an appointment"".
Not so. I received diy kit by post this am.
Forum: Italy
Aug 5th 2021, 6:36 am
Replies: 56
Views: 2,258
Posted By jiminalpago

Re: Visiting UK

At Hull passport control:
"What do you need to see?"
"Only your passport, Sir."
And no Customs check.
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