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Oct 28th 2020, 7:37 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 1,772
Posted By Cynic

Re: What to do with UK car in NL?

If you have somebody to pick it up from the docks on the other side, you could send it unaccompanied; I did it once, just took the car to Hoek van Holland and my mate collected it from Hull.
Sep 4th 2020, 7:13 pm
Replies: 52
NHS
Views: 4,371
Posted By Cynic

Re: NHS

LOL - you're not my wife are you? I joke; she has similar heart issues, diagnosed as palpitations; she had a heart attack 10 years ago which resulted in her having stents put in, was done overnight...
Forum: Canada
Aug 28th 2020, 6:18 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 2,754
Posted By Cynic

Re: Police Officer moving to Canada

I do recall when I worked in Canada meeting 2 RCMP officers who were ex British Service policemen (1 x Navy and 1 x WRAF); both were married to Canadians (perhaps it was this that got them into the...
Jul 29th 2020, 9:19 am
Replies: 1,755
Views: 122,427
Posted By Cynic

Re: Planespotting II

Not a pilot, but spent a lot of time upfront in my 24 years in the military, varied from small helicopters to wide-body jets; loading, unloading, preparation, trim-sheets, ground marshalling and...
Forum: Europe
Jun 23rd 2020, 4:45 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 3,279
Posted By Cynic

Re: Moving to EU after Brexit

The only one's I can think of are dual-nationals; for example my children will all be able to what you describe.
Jun 23rd 2020, 3:10 pm
Replies: 1,755
Views: 122,427
Posted By Cynic

Re: Planespotting II

The Conways in a VC10 were really distinctive; probably my favourite aircraft having flown and worked with it for 25 years. The last taxying version will also go with Bruntingthorpe's demise.
Jun 23rd 2020, 2:25 pm
Replies: 1,755
Views: 122,427
Posted By Cynic

Re: Planespotting II

Saw it being discussed elsewhere; apparently not suitable for much more than what it does already; there was a rumour going around that the RAF might be interested to replace the C-17's that they've...
Jun 23rd 2020, 1:48 pm
Replies: 1,755
Views: 122,427
Posted By Cynic

Re: Planespotting II

They've converted some DC-10's as well; at least that had a KC version with the USAF.
Forum: Italy
Jun 22nd 2020, 2:04 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,261
Posted By Cynic

Re: Registering foreign vehicle in the UK

The biggest problem I ever had with a LHD car in the UK was getting a replacement exhaust as the steering box on the LHD car blocked the way for the RHD exhaust; ended up having cut and weld some...
Jun 21st 2020, 4:09 pm
Replies: 52
NHS
Views: 4,371
Posted By Cynic

Re: NHS

Waiting Lists? Right now, nobody knows for certain. The press is forecasting problems (no surprise there) the NHS is reporting a shortage of "normal" patients since COVID19, we have adverts on the...
Forum: Italy
Jun 19th 2020, 6:28 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,261
Posted By Cynic

Re: Registering foreign vehicle in the UK

It's described on the UK Gov website; this link (https://www.gov.uk/importing-vehicles-into-the-uk) will take you straight there. I did it some time ago, it was no hassle at all.
Jun 19th 2020, 3:07 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 504
Posted By Cynic

Re: Quarantine

This link (https://www.netherlandsandyou.nl/travel-and-residence/visas-for-the-netherlands/qas-travel-restrictions-for-the-netherlands) may help.

I should add - I did the journey UK/NL/UK on the...
Jun 19th 2020, 2:13 pm
Replies: 1,755
Views: 122,427
Posted By Cynic

Re: Planespotting II

May be able to offer an insight; from another place - at sea level, water boils at 100 °C (212 °F). For every 500-foot (150 m) increase in elevation, water's boiling point is lowered by approximately...
Forum: Europe
Jun 19th 2020, 8:39 am
Replies: 53
Views: 10,006
Posted By Cynic

Re: Which EU countries have best safety net for disabled or unemployed?

Thank you; I agree with what you've said. My only real comment is that in some EU countries, medical insurance is not voluntary and you must pay from the day you arrive. How much that costs may be...
Forum: Europe
Jun 19th 2020, 8:35 am
Replies: 53
Views: 10,006
Posted By Cynic

Re: Which EU countries have best safety net for disabled or unemployed?

I should apologise for my rather short reply last night; in my defence, I was using an iPhone and having fingers like fish-fingers, I hate using them for this kind of conversation. My concern is...
Forum: Europe
Jun 18th 2020, 9:28 pm
Replies: 53
Views: 10,006
Posted By Cynic

Re: Which EU countries have best safety net for disabled or unemployed?

Which Is why I said work-visa, a national wouldn't be there on a work-visa, they would have the right to live and work there.
Forum: Europe
Jun 18th 2020, 9:09 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 5,440
Posted By Cynic

Re: What happens to bank accounts when leaving the UK?

This link (https://www.which.co.uk/news/2017/08/ask-an-expert-im-an-ex-pat-and-struggling-to-open-a-uk-bank-account-what-can-i-do/) was part of my investigation; my daughter was allowed to keep her...
Forum: Europe
Jun 18th 2020, 8:57 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 3,279
Posted By Cynic

Re: Moving to EU after Brexit

I agree, but it's about the only one directly related to the resident permit I can think of.
Forum: Europe
Jun 18th 2020, 8:47 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 3,279
Posted By Cynic

Re: Moving to EU after Brexit

If your friend moved to (for example) Holland (a Schengen country) and gained a resident permit, that permit would, together with a valid national passport, act as a temporary visa to visit (not live...
Forum: Europe
Jun 18th 2020, 8:42 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 5,440
Posted By Cynic

Re: What happens to bank accounts when leaving the UK?

I've been asking this question recently as we're planning on moving back to Holland from the UK in the not too far distant future; it seems that the only reason that UK citizens were able to open a...
Forum: Europe
Jun 18th 2020, 8:23 pm
Replies: 53
Views: 10,006
Posted By Cynic

Re: Which EU countries have best safety net for disabled or unemployed?

Quick answer, none of them, all work visas have that little clause in them that permit the host country to return you to where you came from should you become a burden on the state. I can't think of...
Jun 17th 2020, 8:33 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 2,153
Posted By Cynic

Re: Dual US/Dutch citizenship?

Dutch nationality law is based primarily on the principle of jus sanguinis, which I've always interpreted as meaning that you inherit the nationality of your parents at the time of your birth. All...
Jun 17th 2020, 7:32 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 2,153
Posted By Cynic

Re: Dual US/Dutch citizenship?

You will find the answer to your question on the IND website; this link (https://ind.nl/en/Pages/main-residence.aspx) will take you straight there.

Hope this helps.
Jun 2nd 2020, 12:48 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 769
Posted By Cynic

Re: Driving Holland to London via Belgium & France - possible?

I just made the return journey via Ferry, but direct into Holland; no problems at all.
Mar 23rd 2020, 8:05 pm
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