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by 69roadrunner
Tue Jan 28, 2020 12:00 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: 90 days only for tourists now?
Replies: 11
Views: 391

Re: 90 days only for tourists now?

Unlimited. You could cross the border when your previous visa was up and conjole the the official into giving you 180 days when turning around and re entering Peru. Wash and repeat.
by 69roadrunner
Thu Jan 23, 2020 4:37 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: International Flights (Departure) ex Jorge Chavez International Airport
Replies: 2
Views: 38

Re: International Flights (Departure) ex Jorge Chavez International Airport

FDiH wrote:Quick heads-up for people departing with an international flight (most leave at night). The time it takes you to get through immigration and customs on week days is 45 to 90 minutes. Apparently it takes even longer during weekends.

Wow that's a lot faster thanks!!
by 69roadrunner
Tue Jan 21, 2020 10:30 am
Forum: Our Articles : Your Suggestions / Updates (WIKI)
Topic: Transfering Money to Peru.
Replies: 10
Views: 660

Re: Transfering Money to Peru.

We recently used Transferwise to send funds from Australia to Peru and it worked perfectly. The family received funds within 48 hours of our sending them. The advantage is that you send to a bank account and the recipients in Peru don't have to find a Western Union office and collect large amounts ...
by 69roadrunner
Tue Jan 14, 2020 11:31 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: 90 days only for tourists now?
Replies: 11
Views: 391

Re: 90 days only for tourists now?

Is there any legitimate reason why tourists are only now allowed 90 days? I would imagine that allowing tourists to stay longer than 90 days would be good for the economy. I doubt any legitimate tourist needs to stay much longer than 30 days let alone 90 or even 180 days. Doesn't he have a job back...
by 69roadrunner
Thu Jan 09, 2020 10:53 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Renting a good used car?
Replies: 2
Views: 84

Re: Renting a good used car?

woodchuck wrote:Is it possible to rent a good USED car in Peru similar to the options available in the US?
What are the best companies & ones to stay away from?
What should I expect to pay for a 30-day rental?
Happy New Year 2020 & best wishes.

Haven't all rental "cars" been "USED"?
by 69roadrunner
Sun Dec 29, 2019 1:57 pm
Forum: Our Articles : Your Suggestions / Updates (WIKI)
Topic: Getting your Peruvian Driver´s License
Replies: 8
Views: 542

Re: Getting your Peruvian Driver´s License

Wiracocha wrote:I really don't see the point in going for a driver's licence here
Cheers,
W

Uhhhh.......It's the law?
Cheers
by 69roadrunner
Sat Dec 28, 2019 1:13 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Should we be pissed off?
Replies: 18
Views: 618

Re: Should we be pissed off?

Alpineprince wrote:You can get a unlocked Motorola G6 (32 GB) at Ripley right now for about $100!

You mean this one? Doesn't look anywhere close to around 100 bucks.
https://simple.ripley.com.pe/motorola-m ... 227502964p
by 69roadrunner
Fri Dec 27, 2019 10:40 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Should we be pissed off?
Replies: 18
Views: 618

Re: Should we be pissed off?

woodchuck wrote:People have told us the Bitel cell phones use inferior components

Ya think?? Never seen a phone priced so cheap. You get what you pay for, I guess.
https://tienda.bitel.com.pe/prepago/bitel/b8506/bifri-5
by 69roadrunner
Tue Dec 24, 2019 9:51 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Should we be pissed off?
Replies: 18
Views: 618

Re: Should we be pissed off?

Hi, There are a lot of specialized technicians In Lima for repairing cellphone.. Some of them are the best in LATAM.. AFAIK, not all cellphone are repairable, but just take you cellphone and ask for a diagnosis , and if it is repairable Paruro in downtown of LIma is a good place to look for technic...
by 69roadrunner
Wed Dec 18, 2019 1:59 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: How can I get my package?
Replies: 42
Views: 1326

Re: How can I get my package?

Maybe you can find this stuff and give it a try. https://www.walmart.com/ip/General-Snake-Oil-1-Gallon/37892350?wmlspartner=wlpa&selectedSellerId=1194&adid=22222222227026291157&wl0=&wl1=g&wl2=c&wl3=51770045231&wl4=aud-430887228898:pla-83188338071&wl5=9031296&wl6=&...
by 69roadrunner
Sun Dec 15, 2019 12:14 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: How can I get my package?
Replies: 42
Views: 1326

Re: How can I get my package?

Alan, I assume the people with the CBD oil are not permanent stands at the international fairs in Parque Reducto in Miraflores. The reason I say this is a friend of mine in Lima visited this fair yesterday & was told "there are no vendors here today that sell CBD oil". I was excited a...
by 69roadrunner
Tue Dec 10, 2019 11:56 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: How can I get my package?
Replies: 42
Views: 1326

Re: How can I get my package?

I heard recently that you can purchase the oil at the organic fairs held at Parque Reducto in Miraflores held on Saturdays, and at the Surquillo market fair held on Sundays. Good luck. Alan, Marihuana Oil seem to be trending topic here :) My friends, Have you think about replacing CBD oil with chew...
by 69roadrunner
Mon Dec 09, 2019 1:10 pm
Forum: Our Articles : Your Suggestions / Updates (WIKI)
Topic: Organizing a wedding in Peru
Replies: 5
Views: 436

Re: Organizing a wedding in Peru

Oh, ok. I thought your wife said "everyone works 6 days a week. And if you plan a party any other day (than Saturday) no one will come".
Got it!!!!
by 69roadrunner
Mon Dec 09, 2019 11:49 am
Forum: Our Articles : Your Suggestions / Updates (WIKI)
Topic: Organizing a wedding in Peru
Replies: 5
Views: 436

Re: Organizing a wedding in Peru

I remember when we got married in Peru, I asked me wife about the day of the week. She said only Saturdays. I asked why not Friday? She said because everyone works 6 days a week. And if you plan a party any other day no one will come because work comes first. We also had a civil wedding. The guy wh...
by 69roadrunner
Mon Nov 25, 2019 10:20 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Last Minute International Soccer Game in Lima and the Fast Response of Peru !
Replies: 11
Views: 385

Re: Last Minute International Soccer Game in Lima and the Fast Response of Peru !

Formidable, I have good news for you. Peru is not part of that Powder Keg and it not going to explode and probably Brazil, Argentina, Uruguay, Paraguay are not going ... too Bolivia has expelled a dictator as Evo Morales Colombia has made a good work controlling vandals Venezuela, no comments Ecuad...
by 69roadrunner
Sun Nov 24, 2019 10:50 am
Forum: Jobs in Peru
Topic: Spanish Teacher
Replies: 2
Views: 277

Re: Spanish Teacher

Just an observation, I think you need an English teacher. This guy teaches Spanish.
by 69roadrunner
Fri Nov 15, 2019 2:35 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: The price of beer?
Replies: 14
Views: 449

Re: The price of beer?

G'day Woody, While I can't comment on the prices of cases of beer, I can comment on individual bottle prices. I buy my favourite Cusquena Negra & Trigo 620ml bottles from the local bodega. It is now S/6 per bottle, when I exchange the empties for the new. That to me is dirt cheap at US$1.80 per...
by 69roadrunner
Fri Nov 15, 2019 11:42 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: How can I get my package?
Replies: 42
Views: 1326

Re: How can I get my package?

Thanks for all the help everyone. I didn't get anything (not even the TUMS); I refuse to be treated like a "piece of crap". I will find some other way to get my CBD oils & not have to kiss anyone's A**. When will Peru enter the 21st century & allow the new innovations in medicine?...
by 69roadrunner
Thu Nov 14, 2019 9:52 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Courier Service?
Replies: 5
Views: 280

Re: Courier Service?

It was suggested to me by a large CBD wholesaler to avoid customs in Peru at all costs! They felt one of their larger courier service companies would be a much better option. These companies import many items to Peru on a daily basis & have "ways" of getting items into Peru. It just s...
by 69roadrunner
Mon Nov 11, 2019 6:45 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Lima Peru and the best Airport in LATAM during 2019 !
Replies: 15
Views: 412

Re: Lima Peru and the best Airport in LATAM during 2019 !

Yeah Buddy, and through in some ahi. Heaven!!!
by 69roadrunner
Mon Nov 11, 2019 11:00 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Lima Peru and the best Airport in LATAM during 2019 !
Replies: 15
Views: 412

Re: Lima Peru and the best Airport in LATAM during 2019 !

Speaking of the food court, I wish there was a "menu" restaurant and more of that world class Peruvian cuisine. Wonder why there isn't?
by 69roadrunner
Tue Nov 05, 2019 9:56 am
Forum: Buy & Sell
Topic: Need 3xl mens clothes
Replies: 3
Views: 151

Re: Need 3xl mens clothes

missourijack65 wrote:I am having a hard time finding pants 44x32 and shirts 20 neck and 35 - 36 arm.

https://www.goldsgymperu.com/
by 69roadrunner
Sat Nov 02, 2019 8:40 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: 90 days only for tourists now?
Replies: 11
Views: 391

Re: 90 days only for tourists now?

rudder wrote:I just got to Peru. The migraciones guy who stamped my passport said that 90 days is now the maximum they’re allowed to stamp. Messed up my plans. I’m pissed. Now what?

Uhhhh.....Gee, just a wild guess? Go back home?
by 69roadrunner
Tue Oct 29, 2019 5:09 pm
Forum: Jobs in Peru
Topic: I'm looking to hire a driver
Replies: 2
Views: 297

Re: I'm looking to hire a driver

What are you willing to pay?
by 69roadrunner
Tue Oct 22, 2019 3:43 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Peru, the Country with the Best Reputation in Latin America !
Replies: 23
Views: 761

Re: Peru, the Country with the Best Reputation in Latin America !

One thing I gotta say......you are the most graces loser. You do me honor. Gracia.
by 69roadrunner
Tue Oct 22, 2019 12:47 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Peru, the Country with the Best Reputation in Latin America !
Replies: 23
Views: 761

Re: Peru, the Country with the Best Reputation in Latin America !

I do not recall asking you to explain why you laugh, show me the post.
by 69roadrunner
Tue Oct 22, 2019 12:38 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Peru, the Country with the Best Reputation in Latin America !
Replies: 23
Views: 761

Re: Peru, the Country with the Best Reputation in Latin America !

I am not offended by the word 'bribery'. I just wonder why you chose to twist my words, that is misleading and offensive.
You have chosen not to answer my previous question, "Tell me why hahaha... funny but useless"?
by 69roadrunner
Tue Oct 22, 2019 11:55 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Peru, the Country with the Best Reputation in Latin America !
Replies: 23
Views: 761

Re: Peru, the Country with the Best Reputation in Latin America !

You tell me. You seem be the mind reader. Tell me why "hahaha... funny but useless "? Did I mean something different? I certainly did not mean it to be funny but then again you seem to know what I mean. Now tell me, what did I mean.
by 69roadrunner
Tue Oct 22, 2019 11:29 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Peru, the Country with the Best Reputation in Latin America !
Replies: 23
Views: 761

Re: Peru, the Country with the Best Reputation in Latin America !

... Looks like a company ya gotta pay them a few soles to build that reputation. You didn't say the word "bribe", but you mean that I did??? You must be one smart hombre. Bribe: To persuade (someone) to act in one's favor, typically illegally or dishonestly, by a gift of money or other in...
by 69roadrunner
Tue Oct 22, 2019 10:11 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Peru, the Country with the Best Reputation in Latin America !
Replies: 23
Views: 761

Re: Peru, the Country with the Best Reputation in Latin America !

Can you back that up? A reference maybe? Youtube perhaps?
by 69roadrunner
Tue Oct 22, 2019 9:40 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Peru, the Country with the Best Reputation in Latin America !
Replies: 23
Views: 761

Re: Peru, the Country with the Best Reputation in Latin America !

Yeah found that one. Looks like a company ya gotta pay them a few soles to build that reputation. From their front page describing themselves, "the leading data and insights technology powering global companies to build credibility worldwide" key word 'build'.
You got any real sources?
by 69roadrunner
Tue Oct 22, 2019 8:49 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Peru, the Country with the Best Reputation in Latin America !
Replies: 23
Views: 761

Re: Peru, the Country with the Best Reputation in Latin America !

My goodness. With all the recent events, it's hard to believe. Then again, very little news about Peru seems to filter abroad. Just as well! :) The problem with the Dissolved Congress was the less possible traumatic event because was Fast and Precise. In less than 24 hours the extirpation of the Ca...
by 69roadrunner
Sat Oct 19, 2019 5:08 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Courier Service?
Replies: 5
Views: 280

Re: Courier Service?

Many readers may be aware of all the problems I have had importing CBD oil for personal use. If you are not already aware, Customs is NOT consumer friendly & they list an apparent non-staffed phone # on their forms (the phone rings, but is never answered nor is there an option to leave a messag...
by 69roadrunner
Fri Oct 18, 2019 4:33 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Numismatic Museum in Peru a wonderful collection of Coins !
Replies: 5
Views: 282

Re: Numismatic Museum in Peru a wonderful collection of Coins !

I am an avid coin collector. Do they have other coins on display besides Peru?
by 69roadrunner
Wed Oct 16, 2019 12:41 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: How can I get my package?
Replies: 42
Views: 1326

Re: How can I get my package?

Yo carloso, he got nuttin'. Guess it ain't so legal.
by 69roadrunner
Mon Oct 14, 2019 12:50 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Peruvian Technicians and New Level of Competitiveness in Peru
Replies: 14
Views: 469

Re: Peruvian Technicians and New Level of Competitiveness in Peru

Oh....ok.....maybe you can enlighten us.
by 69roadrunner
Mon Oct 14, 2019 12:18 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Peruvian Technicians and New Level of Competitiveness in Peru
Replies: 14
Views: 469

Re: Peruvian Technicians and New Level of Competitiveness in Peru

Yeah, I can see why Argentina is a model to look to. It is one of the richest nations in South America, Peru landing just above Venezuela as one of the poorest.
https://www.worldatlas.com/articles/the ... erica.html
by 69roadrunner
Mon Oct 14, 2019 11:30 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Peruvian Technicians and New Level of Competitiveness in Peru
Replies: 14
Views: 469

Re: Peruvian Technicians and New Level of Competitiveness in Peru

I'll take your word for it. Maybe you could tell is why "Peru has one of the best Place in South America for studying a Technician Career?"
by 69roadrunner
Mon Oct 14, 2019 11:01 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Peruvian Technicians and New Level of Competitiveness in Peru
Replies: 14
Views: 469

Re: Peruvian Technicians and New Level of Competitiveness in Peru

Those translators never get it right. All I am asking is what makes "Peru has one of the best Place in South America for studying a Technician Career?"
by 69roadrunner
Mon Oct 14, 2019 9:51 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Peruvian Technicians and New Level of Competitiveness in Peru
Replies: 14
Views: 469

Re: Peruvian Technicians and New Level of Competitiveness in Peru

Peru has one of the best Place in South America for studying a Technician Career Agro-Industry, Industrial Electricity, Technicians for the Food Industry, Textiles, Machine Shop, Printing, Jewelry , etc. They work together with SNI (Sociedad Nacional de Industrias) and prepares Technicians that wil...
by 69roadrunner
Thu Oct 10, 2019 9:34 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: South American Pensions
Replies: 1
Views: 207

South American Pensions

Uruguay and Chile at the top Peru and Bolivia at the bottom.

https://www.brookings.edu/opinions/the- ... n-america/
by 69roadrunner
Fri Oct 04, 2019 10:11 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: President Vizcarra dissolves Peruvian Congress, Great News !
Replies: 16
Views: 590

Re: President Vizcarra dissolves Peruvian Congress, Great News !

Breaking through police lines and a mob running wild in the streets is freedom from what? Law and order, perhaps?
by 69roadrunner
Wed Oct 02, 2019 11:39 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: How can I get my package?
Replies: 42
Views: 1326

Re: How can I get my package?

woodchuck wrote:A friend from the US sent me a package using USPS of CBD oil (legal in Peru) & TUMS (not available in Peru).
"Your item is being held in Customs at 2:18 pm on August 14, 2019 in LIMA COLIS, PERU."

What about the Tums? Did you get them?
by 69roadrunner
Tue Oct 01, 2019 1:29 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: President Vizcarra dissolves Peruvian Congress, Great News !
Replies: 16
Views: 590

Re: President Vizcarra dissolves Peruvian Congress, Great News !

The right to choose and debunk corruption is at the ballot box or impeachment. Otherwise, why have a ballot box if someone can just walk in and banish duly elected representatives? When the point has to be made that all the military and police have given support, that is scary. If it is all legal wh...
by 69roadrunner
Tue Oct 01, 2019 10:35 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: President Vizcarra dissolves Peruvian Congress, Great News !
Replies: 16
Views: 590

Re: President Vizcarra dissolves Peruvian Congress, Great News !

People in Peru is so happy, now Finally Vizcarra decided to close the Congress and Call for New Elections All over the country and in all cities, Peruvians are supporting to their President The End of a Corrupted Congress is on its last days The Army, Navy, Aviation and Police has also demonstrated...
by 69roadrunner
Tue Oct 01, 2019 8:57 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: President Vizcarra dissolves Peruvian Congress, Great News !
Replies: 16
Views: 590

Re: President Vizcarra dissolves Peruvian Congress, Great News !

People in Peru is so happy, now Finally Vizcarra decided to close the Congress and Call for New Elections All over the country and in all cities, Peruvians are supporting to their President The End of a Corrupted Congress is on its last days The Army, Navy, Aviation and Police has also demonstrated...
by 69roadrunner
Mon Sep 16, 2019 10:00 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: A mess in San Miguel...
Replies: 4
Views: 370

Re: A mess in San Miguel...

Had the usual look at house prices in Lima again on adondevivir the other day. I check the prices out every now and again and I still don't understand how the housing prices are so high or how they can justify the prices. The market really is insane. That crash has to come soon like it did in Spain...
by 69roadrunner
Mon Sep 02, 2019 8:58 am
Forum: Jobs in Peru
Topic: Expat/Us Citizen Abroad: Hiring
Replies: 1
Views: 562

Re: Expat/Us Citizen Abroad: Hiring

How much will you pay? pay?

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