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by Big Boy
Tue Dec 12, 2017 10:46 pm
Forum: Legal, Visa, Finances & Employment
Topic: Travel insurance - check the small print..
Replies: 3
Views: 70

Re: Travel insurance - check the small print..

Yes, sounds similar to the deal I had with Natwest. We had cause to use NatWest Insurance a couple of times, and they were alway prompt payers. They even paid for me to come to Thailand to help my wife return to the UK - a free, all expenses holiday - can't be bad.
by Big Boy
Tue Dec 12, 2017 10:30 pm
Forum: Legal, Visa, Finances & Employment
Topic: Travel insurance - check the small print..
Replies: 3
Views: 70

Re: Travel insurance - check the small print..

I've always said, don't read what is included in the policy, read the exceptions - they will tell you if your cover is adequate. I used to use NatWest's own insurance, but that was 6 years ago, They used to start with a basic 30 days, but were always willing to extend at not too great a cost. Might ...
by Big Boy
Tue Dec 12, 2017 8:24 pm
Forum: Legal, Visa, Finances & Employment
Topic: Hua Hin Immigration Move to top of Soi 88
Replies: 38
Views: 3251

Re: Hua Hin Immigration Move to top of Soi 88

Hopefully the move will negate the queues today. I've always praised immigration for their speed and efficiency. I went there today in the afternoon when it's usually quiet and there were more than a hundred people waiting. What happened? I left and will try again tomorrow. I have never seen the cr...
by Big Boy
Tue Dec 12, 2017 5:26 pm
Forum: The Beach Bar
Topic: Soi 94 map
Replies: 165
Views: 42156

Re: Soi 94 map

Yes, you are correct - one of the few I've been into. It will be corrected now, but won't be visible until the next issue.
by Big Boy
Tue Dec 12, 2017 4:57 pm
Forum: The Beach Bar
Topic: Electricity Outage 14 Dec 2017 - Bon Kai
Replies: 3
Views: 250

Re: Electricity Outage 14 Dec 2017 - Bon Kai

Thanks hhinner - the Thais in my house couldn't make it out.
by Big Boy
Tue Dec 12, 2017 3:04 pm
Forum: Motoring
Topic: Thailand tops global road death ranking
Replies: 8
Views: 272

Re: Thailand tops global road death ranking

Hua Hin High School. I consider them public, but I think they consider themselves private. She's at Uni now.
by Big Boy
Tue Dec 12, 2017 2:29 pm
Forum: White Board
Topic: Lost Keys
Replies: 2
Views: 188

Re: Lost Keys

Good news :clap:
by Big Boy
Tue Dec 12, 2017 1:47 pm
Forum: The Beach Bar
Topic: Electricity Outage 14 Dec 2017 - Bon Kai
Replies: 3
Views: 250

Re: Electricity Outage 14 Dec 2017 - Bon Kai

........and now a warning about disruptions tomorrow (13th Dec) in Bo Fai and somewhere that is illegible. This time from 8am until 1:30pm.
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by Big Boy
Tue Dec 12, 2017 1:41 pm
Forum: Motoring
Topic: Thailand tops global road death ranking
Replies: 8
Views: 272

Re: Thailand tops global road death ranking

My granddaughter received motorcycle training at school, and she rides very well. However, she won't wear a helmet :banghead: nor does she have time to get a licence :? .
by Big Boy
Tue Dec 12, 2017 12:02 pm
Forum: Life In Thailand, Opinion & Relationships
Topic: Online Ordering - a sign of the times?
Replies: 124
Views: 12185

Re: Online Ordering - a sign of the times?

What is Lazadapay please? Never heard of it.
by Big Boy
Tue Dec 12, 2017 8:08 am
Forum: Life In Thailand, Opinion & Relationships
Topic: Online Ordering - a sign of the times?
Replies: 124
Views: 12185

Re: Online Ordering - a sign of the times?

We've discussed Paypal several times - I can't open an account from Thailand. Warning bells are sounded when my bank is in the UK and I am in Thailand. Trying to use a Thai bank account for anything useful as a Farang just doesn't happen.
by Big Boy
Tue Dec 12, 2017 8:00 am
Forum: The Beach Bar
Topic: Electricity Outage 14 Dec 2017 - Bon Kai
Replies: 3
Views: 250

Electricity Outage 14 Dec 2017 - Bon Kai

There will be a major electricity outage in the Bon Kai area this Thursday from 9am until 4pm
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by Big Boy
Tue Dec 12, 2017 7:18 am
Forum: Flights, Airlines & Airports
Topic: Baggage at airports: Is that your bag sir?
Replies: 12
Views: 650

Re: Baggage at airports: Is that your bag sir?

The majority of Glaswegians are nice people - they can't help their accents. Yo be totally honest I seldom understand what they say. LOL, I used to go up there regularly to run training courses. Communication used to be fine between us until we stopped for a break. Once they were talking to each ot...
by Big Boy
Tue Dec 12, 2017 7:09 am
Forum: Life In Thailand, Opinion & Relationships
Topic: Online Ordering - a sign of the times?
Replies: 124
Views: 12185

Re: Online Ordering - a sign of the times?

I received a worrying e-mail from Lazada yesterday. A couple of weeks ago, I'd ordered a couple of retractable dog leads - cost 392 Baht. They were being shipped from China. I paid using the counter service at Tesco. Order made, I thought no more of it, The e-mail stated: We would like to inform you...
by Big Boy
Mon Dec 11, 2017 10:12 pm
Forum: The Beach Bar
Topic: Hua Hin is starting to look a lot like Christmas
Replies: 18
Views: 954

Re: Hua Hin is starting to look a lot like Christmas

Yes, you're right. There's a large artificial tree on your left as you travel North out of town, and there's a small decoration that I've seen somewhere else (sorry don't remember where), but other years the street lights have been exceptional. In previous years the lights have been up for Fathers D...