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by Geoff
Wed Dec 02, 2020 6:10 pm
Forum: General Carvoeiro
Topic: Easyjet booking changes
Replies: 5
Views: 436

Re: Easyjet booking changes

I think it's understandable that airlines are having to consolidate, change and cancel flights
Indeed...don't have a problem with that, just wish they had told me rather than just finding out when I checked bookings...could be a real problem if you loved some way from airport.
by Geoff
Tue Nov 17, 2020 4:34 pm
Forum: General Carvoeiro
Topic: Easyjet booking changes
Replies: 5
Views: 436

Easyjet booking changes

Just to say to check your flight bookings.....we were due to come out on the afternoon flight in early Jan ( Brexit & Covid permitting) and were emailed to say that Easyjet had assigned a different aircraft for the flight : not really a problem. When I checked the bookings though, I see they changed...
by Geoff
Sun Nov 15, 2020 10:38 am
Forum: Property owners forum / Portugal living.
Topic: F1.. who needs it!
Replies: 11
Views: 917

Re: F1.. who needs it!

I hear that...."The bar owner at Alvor camping went to the Formula 1 and got covid19. Now 21 people from the campsite have it and are all in quarantine in a hotel in Alvor.".....can't say that I am surprised, nor that Portimao and Lagos are now in the list of councils with extra restrictions.
by Geoff
Fri Nov 13, 2020 10:30 am
Forum: General Carvoeiro
Topic: Faro Airport
Replies: 30
Views: 4040

Re: Faro Airport

Maybe this should be posted in the Ramblers section of the forum, it hasn't got much to do with Faro Airport ? Probably not, but it's relevant to recent comments about travellers' behaviour once in Portugal....as we are still in the UK, I'm not leading any CVO Rambler walks but others are & I have ...
by Geoff
Thu Nov 12, 2020 10:39 am
Forum: General Carvoeiro
Topic: Faro Airport
Replies: 30
Views: 4040

Re: Faro Airport

Just heard about someone who went on a Julie Statham walk the other day....70 people...all apparently socially grouped on the walk, but difficult to see how that happens at start and finish....and against the spirit of the rules to my mind!
by Geoff
Sun Nov 08, 2020 11:01 am
Forum: Property owners forum / Portugal living.
Topic: F1.. who needs it!
Replies: 11
Views: 917

Re: F1.. who needs it!

Bit of contention helps to keep the forum alive...must admit, watching the video clip above scared me, and that was sitting at home in front of a laptop ! Dread to think what it was like actually on the bike. At least he ( presumably a he) stopped at a red light.
by Geoff
Sun Nov 08, 2020 10:56 am
Forum: Property owners forum / Portugal living.
Topic: Portuguese Bank Account
Replies: 11
Views: 1350

Re: Portuguese Bank Account

I get charged 8€ pm by Millennium.....sounds a lot, but we are used to free banking in UK. Service at either the CVO or Lagoa branches always very good. Online banking including Portuguese tax payments a doddle, as is transferring money out there at what appears to be excellent rates.
by Geoff
Sat Nov 07, 2020 11:41 am
Forum: Property owners forum / Portugal living.
Topic: F1.. who needs it!
Replies: 11
Views: 917

Re: F1.. who needs it!

so if your not interested do not post your comments here ! Totally disagree....the forum is for all shades of opinion.....personally not a favour of F1 ( bit like overgrown scalextric ) , and whilst I agree the Algarve needs the income boost, attracting lots of people in currrent climate does seem ...
by Geoff
Fri Nov 06, 2020 10:34 am
Forum: CVO Ramblers
Topic: WALK - WEDNESDAY 4 NOVEMBER 2020 – WESTERN FUNCHO
Replies: 4
Views: 199

Re: WALK - WEDNESDAY 4 NOVEMBER 2020 – WESTERN FUNCHO

Hi David
Did you manage to do this, or was it caught by the need to stay within your own council area?
Geoff
by Geoff
Sat Oct 31, 2020 10:09 am
Forum: CVO Ramblers
Topic: Numbers on my walks in November & December
Replies: 14
Views: 732

Re: Numbers on my walks in November & December

Sorry to hear you won’t be back until 2021, take care xx
Thanks Jenny...look after the Zs.
by Geoff
Sat Oct 24, 2020 10:20 am
Forum: General Carvoeiro
Topic: Faro Airport
Replies: 30
Views: 4040

Re: Faro Airport

Don’t think the local businesses would agree with your sentiments.
Hear, hear.....as we spend about 4/5 months pa in Portugal, don't think we are tourists any longer!
by Geoff
Sat Oct 24, 2020 10:08 am
Forum: General Carvoeiro
Topic: New covid rules
Replies: 9
Views: 800

Re: New covid rules

U.K. towns now look like a dystopian nightmare. Worse in Wales...you can go to a supermarket for essential goods, but items not deemed essential ( kettles, blankets , household goods etc ) have their aisles blocked off. And apparently the Gloucester police ( in England) are stopping Welsh cars in t...
by Geoff
Fri Oct 23, 2020 12:02 pm
Forum: General Carvoeiro
Topic: Faro Airport
Replies: 30
Views: 4040

Re: Faro Airport

I'm sure you will both be disappointed Geoff. I'm at Gatwick on my way out.
...I'm sure I will be....but no insurance, no Via Algarviana, no Wednesday nor Monday walks (as we know them anyway) ....possibly no zumba/aerobics....at least you can cycle! Have fun.
by Geoff
Fri Oct 23, 2020 9:57 am
Forum: General Carvoeiro
Topic: Faro Airport
Replies: 30
Views: 4040

Re: Faro Airport

Stay safe Geoff and keep us posted on your experience please.
Unfortunately, we won't now be coming out this autumn....variety of reasons...not helped by Easyjet cancelling our return flight in December without telling us...albeit offering alternatives.
by Geoff
Wed Oct 21, 2020 5:50 pm
Forum: CVO Ramblers
Topic: Walk 26 October 2020: Vale Fuzeiros, Sharon @ 50: CLOSED
Replies: 47
Views: 4989

Re: Walk 26 October 2020: Vale Fuzeiros, Sharon @ 50: CLOSED

Sue & I are not now coming to Portugal this autumn, so I won't be leading this walk. Rather than cancel it, I have left it open in case someone else wants to lead it. Hope to see you all next year.