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by jool
Tue Sep 29, 2015 9:07 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: renouncing CE
Replies: 1
Views: 716

renouncing CE

Dear Expat Community, I have a complicated situation with my 15 year old daughter. She has residence status in Peru through my husband (her step-father) but every time she travels she needs to get a permiso from her biological father - which is extremely complicated. And of course the permiso is onl...
by jool
Wed Jan 29, 2014 7:14 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Looking for woodworking machinery
Replies: 0
Views: 574

Looking for woodworking machinery

Anyone have any to sell?
by jool
Thu Dec 26, 2013 8:24 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Wanted: Small Freezer
Replies: 2
Views: 965

Wanted: Small Freezer

I am looking for a small freezer (not a frigobar). Anybody have one to sell or know where to get one at a reasonable price?
by jool
Tue Mar 20, 2012 3:37 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: VW Campervan for sale - Cusco
Replies: 4
Views: 2076

Re: VW Campervan for sale - Cusco

I am interested but how would I get it from Cuzco to Lima? can you email me at [email protected] with more details please?
by jool
Sat Jun 25, 2011 6:31 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Writers in Peru - We Won't Ignore You
Replies: 29
Views: 4907

Re: Writers in Peru - We Won't Ignore You

Sounds great. Address? What do we bring?
by jool
Fri Jun 24, 2011 3:16 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Writers in Peru - We Won't Ignore You
Replies: 29
Views: 4907

Re: Writers in Peru - We Won't Ignore You

7 is good for me too.
by jool
Fri Jun 24, 2011 7:12 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Writers in Peru - We Won't Ignore You
Replies: 29
Views: 4907

Re: Writers in Peru - We Won't Ignore You

Some weekdays OK for me depending on time and days. I work pretty much 9 to 5 so it would have to be in the late afternoons, early evening.
by jool
Wed Jun 22, 2011 10:36 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Internations GetTogether on the 24th of June
Replies: 10
Views: 2155

Re: Internations GetTogether on the 24th of June

Hi,

I'd like to be included, can you please send me an invitation to [email protected]?

Thanks,

Juliet
by jool
Wed Jun 22, 2011 9:07 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Writers in Peru - We Won't Ignore You
Replies: 29
Views: 4907

Re: Writers in Peru - We Won't Ignore You

This weekend sometime? Saturday afternoon?
by jool
Wed Jun 22, 2011 8:20 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Writers in Peru - We Won't Ignore You
Replies: 29
Views: 4907

Re: Writers in Peru - We Won't Ignore You

I'm in, where and when?

Jool
by jool
Fri Mar 25, 2011 3:45 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Renta de quinta categoria
Replies: 1
Views: 629

Renta de quinta categoria

Can someone please explain to me what the renta de quinta categoria is? And, from a salary of s/3200 how much would be deducted for this?

Thanks.
by jool
Thu Mar 17, 2011 7:18 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Looking for housekeeper/empleada
Replies: 10
Views: 1999

Re: Looking for housekeeper/empleada

If you are still looking for someone I can recommend Lisette, who is the younger sister of my empleada. Lisette has also worked for me and is very sweet and hardworking. She is great with kids (don't know if you have any) but also cleans and cooks well. If you need more information send me an email ...
by jool
Thu Mar 17, 2011 7:13 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Babies, fiances...
Replies: 15
Views: 4591

Re: Babies, fiances...

Hello and congratulations! I moved to Lima at 8 months pregnant from the UK specifically to have my baby here. My first child was born in the Dominican Republic by emergency c-section and so I had another here. In both places I was very pleased with the care I recieved, and the first time I didn't e...
by jool
Thu Jan 27, 2011 12:54 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Allspice
Replies: 5
Views: 2024

Re: Allspice

Yeah I saw that but didn't find any in either place so was wondering what the Peruvian name for it was so I could ask.
by jool
Thu Jan 27, 2011 12:41 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Allspice
Replies: 5
Views: 2024

Allspice

Does anyone know what allspice is called in Peru? I am desperately searching for it!
by jool
Wed Jan 26, 2011 8:38 pm
Forum: Jobs in Peru
Topic: I am looking for a civil engineer
Replies: 1
Views: 911

Re: I am looking for a civil engineer

Hi,

My (Peruvian) husband is a civil engineer, he has worked both here in Peru and overseas so is quite experienced and used to working with non-Peruvians. I can put you in contact with him if you like. Send me a PM if you are interested.
by jool
Wed Jan 26, 2011 5:04 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: RUC from SUNAT
Replies: 6
Views: 2104

Re: RUC from SUNAT

Hi Guys, Just an update and for general information. I went to SUNAT this morning and got the RUC in no time flat. All they asked for was 2 copies of my CE and an original and copy of a utility bill. Got it there and then. Of course that was for recibos de honorarios, don't know what would have hepp...
by jool
Tue Jan 25, 2011 6:13 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: RUC from SUNAT
Replies: 6
Views: 2104

Re: RUC from SUNAT

My RUC would be for giving recibos por honorarios rather than for a fixed business property so hopefully won't need a lease. Does a constancia have to be notarized? Or can I just write one and print it out?
by jool
Mon Jan 24, 2011 4:31 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: RUC from SUNAT
Replies: 6
Views: 2104

RUC from SUNAT

Hi Everyone,

Can anyone tell me how I get a RUC from SUNAT? Finally got my CE today and need to take the next step to independence....

Juliet
by jool
Mon Jan 24, 2011 4:22 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Book Swap
Replies: 21
Views: 4003

Re: Book Swap

Hi Kelly,

Would LOVE to come, please do send me the details.

Juliet
by jool
Mon Dec 27, 2010 3:21 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Local moving companies in Lima?
Replies: 3
Views: 872

Local moving companies in Lima?

Hi Guys, I am about to move apartments (both apartments are within Surco) with ALL my furnishings. Does anyone know a reliable and reasonable moving company? I bought all the boxes and stuff from a place in Surquillo that specialises in it and offers moving services but I have no prior knowledge of ...
by jool
Wed Dec 15, 2010 3:44 pm
Forum: Jobs in Peru
Topic: Ninera/Empleada Wanted
Replies: 1
Views: 791

Re: Ninera/Empleada Wanted

Hi Gaby,

I know a really good lady who worked with me when I first got here. She is excellent. She looked after my 1 month old son (now 14 months) and my 10 year old daughter and did housework. If you want more details or a contact number you can email me at [email protected]

Juliet
by jool
Mon Dec 06, 2010 2:49 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Looking for good vacation deals
Replies: 1
Views: 1413

Looking for good vacation deals

Hi all, I am resident in Peru but have not yet got my carnet (but should so in the next week or so). I am looking for a nice resort hotel to take my 2 young kids to for a few days in December. I was thinking about Las Dunas in Ica but all possibilities welcome. Basically I was wondering what is the ...
by jool
Sat Nov 20, 2010 2:58 pm
Forum: Jobs in Peru
Topic: Designer needed urgently (easy job)
Replies: 4
Views: 1724

Re: Designer needed urgently (easy job)

Hi Alex,

Have you found someone for this? I used to do page layout for a newspaper so might be able to help. E-mail me and we can chat if you want.

Cheers,

Juliet
by jool
Sat Oct 02, 2010 8:30 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Visa Debit
Replies: 8
Views: 2155

Re: Visa Debit

I use my visa debit all the time in Wong. They always think its a credit card and try to swipe it then belately realize its a debit and ask me to put in the pin. They are not supposed to ask for ID with debit but often do. But mine always works no prob.
by jool
Sat Oct 02, 2010 8:12 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Carnet de extrajera for kids?
Replies: 4
Views: 1051

Re: Carnet de extrajera for kids?

Yes, but he's her stepdad. Her father isn't Peruvian.
by jool
Fri Oct 01, 2010 5:26 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Carnet de extrajera for kids?
Replies: 4
Views: 1051

Carnet de extrajera for kids?

I just got my marriage certificate registered with RENIC but now I am told I URGENTLY need to get a carnet de extranjera for my 10 year old daughter who is not a Peruvian. How would I go about doing that? I don't yet have my own carnet. She is registered in a school here and I have her legalized bir...
by jool
Tue Sep 28, 2010 11:32 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Schengen visa
Replies: 3
Views: 820

Schengen visa

Hi everyone, I am posting out of desperation. I am going to Italy to visit my father shortly. I have a British passport so I do not need a visa but my two children who are 10 yrs and 11 months old do not have British passports and therefore need schengen visas. I have been trying to get an appointme...
by jool
Tue Sep 28, 2010 11:27 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Australians in Lima
Replies: 37
Views: 10204

Re: Australians in Lima

Dear Auzies in Lima, LADIES CRICKET!!!! Come tomorrow night to the Lima Cricket Club and find out more, even if only through idle curiosity. It is a great way to meet other expats. 7.30, good English Pub and I guarantee there'll be at least one other Auzzie. Address and other details at this website...
by jool
Tue Sep 28, 2010 11:23 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: apostille
Replies: 5
Views: 1234

Re: apostille

I tested it a few months ago with my marriage certificate and got absolute blank looks and had to send it all the way back to be legalized again in the original country.
by jool
Tue Sep 21, 2010 9:31 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Anyone for women's cricket?
Replies: 0
Views: 472

Anyone for women's cricket?

Believe it or not Lima (and Peru) has a thriving cricket community but we lack the essential qualification to be truly world class: A women's cricket team! Whether you have played cricket before or just been a spectator - or even if you have no idea what the hell cricket is - If you're interested in...
by jool
Sun Sep 12, 2010 12:12 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Need large apartment or house for short term rental
Replies: 1
Views: 552

Need large apartment or house for short term rental

I have a bunch of family and friends who are planning to come to Lima over the Christmas/New Year's period. Does anyone know where I can find a house or apartment with lots of en suite rooms, a nice terrace and even a pool if possible for weekly rental?

Juliet
by jool
Sun Sep 12, 2010 11:29 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Iron On transfer paper
Replies: 4
Views: 1110

Re: Iron On transfer paper

Thanks to both of you. Especially to Fanning - I went to the website and found what I needed instantly. Went to the shop and bought it and got very helpful advice from the guy as well.

Thanks again!
by jool
Sun Sep 12, 2010 11:24 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Any Fishermen out there?
Replies: 3
Views: 899

Re: Any Fishermen out there?

I am a keen fisherwoman and would be delighted to join up with some fellow enthusiasts. So far I've only ben able to fish tiddlies with my kids from one of those boats you can rent at the pier in Chorrillos. Don't have any equipment so would definitely need to borrow a rod.

Juliet
by jool
Thu Sep 09, 2010 8:37 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Lima resident, itchy bug bites
Replies: 10
Views: 3933

Re: Lima resident, itchy bug bites

This is happening right now in my family. About 6 months ago my daughter got the myserious bites but no one else. I bought the anti-car (or whatever it's called) spray at Ace Home Centre and sprayed her bed and washed the sheets and the problem was solved until a week or so ago. Now she has them aga...
by jool
Wed Sep 08, 2010 3:40 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Iron On transfer paper
Replies: 4
Views: 1110

Iron On transfer paper

Does anyone know where I can buy iron-on transfer paper to use in a printer? The one you use if you want to transfer a design to a T-shirt for example. You put the paper in the printer, print the design and then iron on and peel off. I have been searching all the paper/office supply shops in Lima an...
by jool
Sun Aug 15, 2010 8:12 am
Forum: Jobs in Peru
Topic: Urgently seeking domestic employee/nanny
Replies: 1
Views: 734

Urgently seeking domestic employee/nanny

I am urgently looking for a trustworthy domestic employee who can look after my 10 month old baby and my apartment. I need someone who can work from about 7 am to 5 pm and is flexible about the occasional night babysitting.

Grateful for recommendations please!
by jool
Sun Aug 15, 2010 8:07 am
Forum: Jobs in Peru
Topic: Excellent Domestic Employee Available
Replies: 1
Views: 931

Excellent Domestic Employee Available

I have an excellent housekeeper/nanny. She is trustworthy, self-starting, hardworking and excellent with children. I really don't want to part with her but I have recently started working a job where I will need someone with more flexible hours than hers (she works 9-5 or 7-3 neither of which will w...
by jool
Mon May 24, 2010 7:40 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Buying used cars
Replies: 21
Views: 3797

Re: Buying used cars

Stuart,

thanks so much for this comprehensive reply. Extremely useful and I will take all of it on board! Any suggestion as to the best brand/model to buy in terms of availablility of part and knowledge about repairing it?

Thanks again,
Juliet
by jool
Mon May 24, 2010 5:04 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Buying used cars
Replies: 21
Views: 3797

Buying used cars

Hi everyone,

I'm looking for information and advice on buying a reliable used car in Lima. Where is the best place to look? What are the prices like? What should I look out for, etc, etc.

All advice welcome!

Juliet
by jool
Mon Apr 26, 2010 7:28 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Information on Intreviews for US Visa!!!
Replies: 2
Views: 725

Re: Information on Intreviews for US Visa!!!

Hello, I just went through the visa application process. You have to buy a PIN either with a credit card by phone or in a banco continental for US$12. This gives you 8 minutes to speak to a representative and make an appointment. You will need your pasport details when you call and they will tell yo...
by jool
Mon Apr 26, 2010 4:58 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Space for a birthday party?
Replies: 1
Views: 546

Space for a birthday party?

Hi All,

Does anybody know of a space I can rent to have my 10 year old daughter's birthday party? Ideally an open space (either indoors or outdoors) like a tennis court where we could put up a couple of tents and play water games, etc.

All suggestions welcome!

Juliet
by jool
Thu Mar 25, 2010 10:36 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Un-registering a domestic employee
Replies: 4
Views: 776

Re: Un-registering a domestic employee

Won't they come after you for the monthly payments?
by jool
Wed Mar 24, 2010 3:47 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Un-registering a domestic employee
Replies: 4
Views: 776

Un-registering a domestic employee

When a domestic employee leaves your service do you have to let SUNAT know and if so, how?

Thanks

Juliet
by jool
Sat Feb 13, 2010 10:24 am
Forum: Jobs in Peru
Topic: Really great maid still looking for work
Replies: 8
Views: 3216

Re: Really great maid still looking for work

I most certainly do know an excellent maid looking for work, especially with a family. If you'd like more details you can email me on [email protected]

Cheers

Juliet
by jool
Thu Jan 28, 2010 12:11 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Looking for a baby "bumper jumper"
Replies: 4
Views: 848

Re: Looking for a baby "bumper jumper"

Antonio,

Thanks very much! I checked the site and found exactly ONE of what I wanted (columpio saltarin) and I have just bought it.

Many thanks again.

Juliet
by jool
Wed Jan 27, 2010 5:05 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Looking for a baby "bumper jumper"
Replies: 4
Views: 848

Looking for a baby "bumper jumper"

Hi everyone, I am desperately looking for a baby "jumper". It is basically a seat with straps and springs that hangs from a doorway and lets your baby bounce up and down happily. Amazon won't ship them to Peru and I can't find any here. The version they sell here is like a baby "walke...
by jool
Mon Jan 18, 2010 2:36 am
Forum: Jobs in Peru
Topic: Really great maid still looking for work
Replies: 8
Views: 3216

Re: Really great maid still looking for work

Peter, I don't know if you've recieved a reply re Nancy but I did an earlier post recommending Rosa who has worked for an expat family for many years and has excellent references. she is really great and still does some part-time work for me (her sister is my full-time person) but would obviously li...
by jool
Fri Jan 08, 2010 5:34 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Would like to borrow baby gear for February trip to Lima
Replies: 8
Views: 1591

Re: Would like to borrow baby gear for February trip to Lima

Hi again Heather,

If you need a good babysitter while you're here I can also recommend one.

Juliet
by jool
Fri Jan 08, 2010 11:39 am
Forum: Jobs in Peru
Topic: Looking for a good nanny or domestic employee?
Replies: 0
Views: 648

Looking for a good nanny or domestic employee?

If anyone is looking for a reliable and hardworking nanny or domestic employee I can recommend one. Her name is Carmen Rosa Correa Calle. She has worked with expat families for many years and has excellent references. She understands English. Her telephone contacts are: 582 3810 (home) 991843991 (ce...

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