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by rodd
Sat Oct 10, 2009 1:39 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Really GREAT experience with Continental
Replies: 3
Views: 1326

i always use Continental when flying to lima from london i have lost count how many times i have been upgraded to first class ,the one pass is a great idea
by rodd
Tue Oct 06, 2009 1:48 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Transporting Pets from Peru to the UK
Replies: 4
Views: 962

6 months quarantine or To enter or re-enter the UK from a non-EU listed country without quarantine a pet must, in this order, be microchipped, vaccinated against rabies and blood tested. It must also be issued with an EU pet passport or a third country official veterinary certificate and treated aga...
by rodd
Mon Sep 28, 2009 11:34 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Are visa rules changing, Again?
Replies: 11
Views: 2311

the last two times all i got was 60 days :shock:
by rodd
Thu Sep 24, 2009 2:22 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: 2 laptops
Replies: 13
Views: 1972

i should point out that my netbook is an eeepc 701 the very small ones i wonder if it could slip through as a portable dvd player :D
by rodd
Wed Sep 23, 2009 9:58 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Money Transfers From UK
Replies: 5
Views: 1022

use a SWIFT Transfer i think it costs £17 a time
by rodd
Wed Sep 23, 2009 9:37 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Purchase a Car in Tacna
Replies: 23
Views: 3155

the paper work stated that import tax had been paid and the details of the car it was in spanish and also some papers were in japanese , it was the paper work we needed to show get the licence plates for the car and register it, but like any paper work any thing can be made on a computer , i know wh...
by rodd
Tue Sep 22, 2009 3:18 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Purchase a Car in Tacna
Replies: 23
Views: 3155

the car i got was a japanese import it had all the paper work, there are thousands of cars there or there were a few years ago like a car any were in the world check it very well
by rodd
Tue Sep 22, 2009 1:44 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: 2 laptops
Replies: 13
Views: 1972

2 laptops

i have a small netbook and a full size laptop that i will be bringing to peru i use the netbook when travelling and the laptop is for my son as a christmas present, the question is will i get stopped at customs for having 2 laptops and get hammered for tax if so how much will i have to pay and is it...
by rodd
Tue Sep 22, 2009 1:32 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Purchase a Car in Tacna
Replies: 23
Views: 3155

also make sure you keep it in a garage when you are not using it, if you dont have a garage a lot or people will rent theirs out for a small fee, i say this because we got back home and did not have a garage and left it out at night and someone tried to get in the car with a screwdriver they failed ...
by rodd
Tue Sep 22, 2009 1:24 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Purchase a Car in Tacna
Replies: 23
Views: 3155

we got a toyota corolla from tacna a couple of years ago , we went to tacna by bus and we took it in turns to drive it home, i would suggest on flying to tacna as the bus drivers to tend to want to over take on corners so if you are nervious dont take a bus , there were lots of cars to choose from s...
by rodd
Tue Sep 15, 2009 11:46 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: name change
Replies: 18
Views: 2292

my son has my last name and her last name so it will be obvious that she is my wife and of course we have a marriage certificate , just making sure as its getting harder to get in to the uk nowadays
by rodd
Tue Sep 15, 2009 1:33 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: name change
Replies: 18
Views: 2292

name change

does a peruvian woman change her last name when she is married to her husbands name,
as my wife still has her surname and not mine , would this make any problems when applying for a visa
by rodd
Sun Sep 13, 2009 2:31 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: 2 Mobile Phones
Replies: 1
Views: 530

2 Mobile Phones

i will be coming to peru to visit family in a few months time and i have 2 mobile phones 1 work and 1 personal , one is new and the other is a bit beat up will i get through customs ok with 2 phones ?
by rodd
Thu Sep 03, 2009 3:38 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: The Goonies
Replies: 16
Views: 2335

by rodd
Thu Sep 03, 2009 3:19 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Home and Motor insurance
Replies: 2
Views: 640

Home and Motor insurance

hi
can someone tell me of good companies in miraflores/lima that do insurance for home contents and also for cars/4x4s
thanks
by rodd
Thu Jun 11, 2009 2:34 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Dentists in Peru
Replies: 1
Views: 855

Dentists in Peru

has anyone used this dentist in miraflores http://www.travelandsmile.net or does anyone know of anyother websites of dentists in peru as the prices in the uk are very expensive :x and the prices below are in uk pounds for a private dentist as it is almost impossible to get a dentist who does it on t...
by rodd
Thu Jun 11, 2009 1:51 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Telefonica and Google = Fail
Replies: 4
Views: 1085

its not just in peru also i have had problems connecting to the internet over the last 2 weeks and most of the time i cant get google i have to use yahoo or bing and i am in london at the moment , perhaps the internet is about to go Bang :shock:
by rodd
Tue Jun 02, 2009 1:28 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Need to find complete Miraflores Hotel list
Replies: 2
Views: 794

by rodd
Sat Dec 20, 2008 4:17 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: banco de credito
Replies: 11
Views: 2760

Why Banco de Credito? Did you know that to open a bank account in Peru you need to show you are actually living in Peru? You have some US dollar "0 mantenimiento" accounts in BCP but you always get to pay fee somewhere... who told you that ? last time i was here all you needed was your pa...
by rodd
Sat Dec 20, 2008 11:40 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: banco de credito
Replies: 11
Views: 2760

banco de credito

hello
can anyone tell me which is the best account to open with banco de credito so i can send money from a uk bank
to a bank account in peru and also to pay bills and also i would need internet banking
many thanks
Rod
by rodd
Fri Dec 19, 2008 8:20 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: sofa bed
Replies: 0
Views: 505

sofa bed

anyone know were i can buy a new sofa bed in miraflores ?
thanks
by rodd
Tue Sep 23, 2008 7:25 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: parent/child group
Replies: 1
Views: 634

parent/child group

hi i have a son who is 3 and a half years old and lives in miraflores my wife tells me that he has to wait until next year to join a kindergarden/ unlike in the uk when he could have joined anytime , and as we have decided that he will move with me to the uk next year i was wondering if there was an...
by rodd
Sun Sep 21, 2008 10:07 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: school year
Replies: 6
Views: 1287

which would you recommend out of these schools hiram bingham -markam college- others ? i am english and my wife is peruvian and my son has lived all his life in peru i would like him to learn both spanish and english
cheers rod
by rodd
Sat Sep 20, 2008 7:46 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: school year
Replies: 6
Views: 1287

school year

my son is going to kindergarten next year anyone know when the school year starts
by rodd
Wed Jun 18, 2008 11:44 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: laptop insurance
Replies: 0
Views: 701

laptop insurance

anyone know were i can get insurance for my laptop in miraflores
by rodd
Wed Apr 30, 2008 5:12 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: airline approved child seat
Replies: 0
Views: 560

airline approved child seat

anyone know were i can get an airline approved child seat in peru for my 3 year old son so he can fly to the uk
by rodd
Thu Apr 10, 2008 6:36 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: KFC
Replies: 0
Views: 691

KFC

anyone know how much it would cost to have a party for my son in KFC in miraflores
thanks rodd
by rodd
Fri Apr 04, 2008 7:30 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: hotel
Replies: 13
Views: 2757

hotel

does anyone know of a good hotel in the $ 50 a night bracket in miraflores very close to parque kennedy/ pizza street , also were is the irish pub located i guess they do sell guiness in there ? :D
by rodd
Tue Mar 11, 2008 12:00 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Innocuous Topic: CARS
Replies: 25
Views: 3487

they call landrovers off road vehicles because they spend most of their time off road and at the garage being repaired
by rodd
Sun Mar 09, 2008 10:00 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: wongs shopping card
Replies: 0
Views: 629

wongs shopping card

does anyone here use the wongs shopping card ? my spanish is limited but it looks like i can put money on the card from the uk by western union am i right ? cheers
by rodd
Sat Mar 08, 2008 7:22 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: childs ride on car
Replies: 0
Views: 628

childs ride on car

anyone know were i can buy a childs ride on car in miraflores for my soon to be 3 year old son ? many thanks
by rodd
Thu Mar 06, 2008 12:09 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: dogs for sale
Replies: 7
Views: 1985

have a look at mercadolibre peru also know as the peruvian ebay
by rodd
Wed Mar 05, 2008 12:47 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: 3 year olds party
Replies: 9
Views: 1491

3 year olds party

hi my son is soon to be 3 years old, any ideas were i can take him for a party ie, kentucky, bembos, other ? all ideas are most welcome
cheers :D
by rodd
Sat Feb 09, 2008 7:15 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: weather
Replies: 2
Views: 872

weather

hi can some one tell me when the weather changes i know it is summer i am coming to peru for the 20th time in may just cant remember what the weather is like
cheers
by rodd
Thu Jan 24, 2008 11:30 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Pay overdue tourist visa at Lima Airport
Replies: 5
Views: 2179

i over stayed by 4 months should have paid 1 dollar a day but since i told them my son was born i got away with paying a lot less. you should have no problem as long as you have a good excuse why you are late
by rodd
Thu Dec 20, 2007 9:58 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: BODY GUARDS
Replies: 20
Views: 6752

lapenna59 or rkhavana59 or mr happy who are you today 2 or 3 log on names ? i am sure you would be the last person anyone want as a body guard with an attitude like yours
by rodd
Thu Dec 20, 2007 9:54 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: BODY GUARDS
Replies: 20
Views: 6752

Re: Bodyquards in Peru

Peru is one of the worst countries for theft in all of South America. Kidnapping for ransom is an art form there. To Rodd from the U.K. Not that it any of your business but YES, I am U.S.State department trained as well as former US miltary and private contractor long before all the ha ha companies...
by rodd
Thu Dec 20, 2007 9:43 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Tattoo Shop Peru
Replies: 4
Views: 1650

and what would these tattoos be ? :roll:
by rodd
Wed Dec 19, 2007 9:40 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Tattoo Shop Peru
Replies: 4
Views: 1650

Tattoo Shop Peru

hi does anyone now were i can find the regulations on opening a tattoo shop in peru
thanks
by rodd
Tue Dec 18, 2007 10:10 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: BODY GUARDS
Replies: 20
Views: 6752

so you are a fully trained and certified and registered body guard are you
by rodd
Sun Dec 09, 2007 8:42 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: import taxes
Replies: 3
Views: 1203

import taxes

i was thinking of bringing items like mobile phones and i pods from the usa to sell in peru do i need to be registered and what sort of import taxes do i have to pay
by rodd
Mon Dec 03, 2007 9:14 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Car advice - ship or buy in Peru?
Replies: 16
Views: 15334

go to tacna and buy a japanese import it will be several thousand dollars cheaper than in lima
by rodd
Mon Dec 03, 2007 9:12 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Permit for tinted windows Peru
Replies: 33
Views: 8002

we bought a toyota corolla from tacna and it was a japanese import and it came with tinted windows it was not stick on film it was black glass and it would have cost hundreds of dollars to replace all of the windows, we never got a permit and the police only bothered us if the windows were down so t...
by rodd
Tue Nov 27, 2007 8:45 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: house alarm
Replies: 1
Views: 929

house alarm

does anyone here have a house alarm and contents insurance , i remember someone last year trying to sell me a house alarm with rapid responce cant remember who it was and since i am getting a house soon with everything new in it i need to get it alarmed and insured also would it be a good idea to pa...
by rodd
Tue Nov 27, 2007 8:41 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Expats on a pdestal? I think not
Replies: 47
Views: 10360

my wife is peruvian and they charge her in soles as soon as they see me they charge me double, she gets a taxi it is 4 soles as soon as i open my mouth when we get to our destination it has jumped to 9 soles do i pay the 9 soles no i pay just 3 thats what they get for being greedy , me smart me no c...
by rodd
Mon Nov 26, 2007 8:16 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: molina plaza
Replies: 0
Views: 1110

molina plaza

does anyone know if the molina plaza in la molina has a website like jockey plaza does ? :wink:
by rodd
Mon Nov 26, 2007 7:03 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: automobile association - RAC - buying a car
Replies: 2
Views: 1080

oops suat should have been soat :lol:
by rodd
Mon Nov 26, 2007 6:58 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: automobile association - RAC - buying a car
Replies: 2
Views: 1080

hi best place for insurance is pacifico and rimac they both have websites ,i would buy a toyota as they are very reliable and there are lots here so mechanics will know how to fix them and parts should be easy to get, i am not sure if there is any breakdown recovery but i am sure someone on here wil...
by rodd
Sat Nov 24, 2007 10:21 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Global warming!
Replies: 6
Views: 1594

they keep telling everyone not to fly because of the aircraft fumes and dont drive big 4x4 in the uk, what about all the cars in south america and other countries that poor smoke out in to the air, here in the uk every year cars have to have a smoke emission test yet in peru i see cars buses and lor...
by rodd
Sat Nov 24, 2007 10:14 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: How to avoid getting sick in Peru
Replies: 35
Views: 19686

spent 2 years in peru and never been sick yet, been sick more in the uk , dont worry about getting sick worry about it when you are sick

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