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New request from 'big nose...

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"I'm flying tomorrow morning, "yes. I know!
He says he has yet to lay down some voiceover for a yet to be finished new cowboy film. 'don't ask..
And pack his bag, "nothing new there then! ffs
But he does as his panic sets in, as usual.

He read somewhere on some egyptian site that, you need insurance cover incase you catch corona virus in
Luxor. Told him it sounded like total bo**ocks to me.

So he's due here to pick up my egyptian mobile at 8 probably be closer to 11 or 12.
If it can go wrong, trust me it will, last time he was in Luxor General he was bitten by a couple of street dogs.

Ace managed to save the dogs...bless..

So, if you know the answer or just fancy 'winding 'im up, all responses will be forwarded. Cheers! ... 8)

Oh! he just sent this ....
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Re: New request from 'big nose...

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Whatever blurb the authorities have issued I can assure you that there in no enquiry made as to your insurance cover ( if any) on arrival at Hurghada. The U.K. gov site is often behind with its information

You do indeed have to sign a Declaration Form ( given out on plane) . This doesn’t mention insurance .
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Having said that, it’s always a good idea to carry health insurance when visiting Egypt....particularly if you intend staying at the Sand Beach hotel, Hurghada. :P
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Re: New request from 'big nose...

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Cheers Newc, passed it on to him...
He should buy you a beer in hurghada on thursday evening.. 8)
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Re: New request from 'big nose...

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I bought the cheapest insurance I could find in September (Post Office)- waste of time and money, nobody asked to look at it.
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Re: New request from 'big nose...

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hatusu wrote: Wed Dec 16, 2020 4:51 pm I bought the cheapest insurance I could find in September (Post Office)- waste of time and money, nobody asked to look at it.
Me too...back in August before I’d seen the Declaration Form.

Note to self.....never trust U.K. gov sites appertaining to Egypt :cry:
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Re: New request from 'big nose...

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Who2 wrote: Wed Dec 16, 2020 4:42 pm Cheers Newc, passed it on to him...
He should buy you a beer in hurghada on thursday evening.. 8)
He’d have a problem ...as I’m in London.

Next time perhaps.
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He missed our plane once saying, "I'm not getting on a plane without insurance, I've got kids & responsibilities.
One of those £5 quid insurance machines, 15 minutes run from the gate..
He then borrowed another bee-hive o££ me....

I said "Oi! they are now calling us personally by name..over the bars tannoy...ffs..
I got to the gate the not so happy lady said "Where is he ?
I said "forget him, she shut the gate, You should have seen the looks given to me by everybody.
Then, they escorted me down to the tarmac to identify his stuff, pretty hilarious really, hi viz jacket & all...
(My hold luggage also consisted of 5 pool cues in a very suspicious oblong case)
All viewed by the portside, by now irate passengers....
Then later, even the captain had a nice little word with me, cockpit side. tbc.

I informed all the nosy drinking tourists that..
"it was a security problem from the start, and that, I had personally had sorted it out for them...
They fell for it....
Later that night in the bar, I informed some of my Emilo travelling companions it was all 'bignoses fault.

He arrived the next day 24hrs later, when Hurgharda was just a few huts..
Responsibilities ? try asking the woman who bore my godchildren ? he even borrows money off them.. 8)
That's opposite the The Kings of Clerkenwell, 'I took that..that's Art...
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The 'nose has just left the building, it's late he and johnny are drunk, if they make the flight
in the morning, goodluck and hasta la vista baby,
Enjoy his company luxorites, I've told him to organise a film & food night while he is there.

You never know it might just happen, but don't count on it.
Happy Xmas peoples.... 8)
Ps: Keep me informed if you bump into them, cheers........
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Re: New request from 'big nose...

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Just a thought tell Nick to get a taxi from Go Bus to the old hacienda, dont attempt to cross the Nile by boat. Access to the ferry and motor boats is horrendous especially if you have luggage.
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Just forwarded him his hotel booking, he used my card last night.
He is now on a full plane saying no problems incurred boarding... 8)
Thanks for all the info!
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All change, apparently the new ferry port is now open near to the hospital. So Nick should have no problems crossing by ferry. I'm going to check it out tomorrow.
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carrie wrote: Thu Dec 17, 2020 4:14 pm All change, apparently the new ferry port is now open near to the hospital. So Nick should have no problems crossing by ferry. I'm going to check it out tomorrow.
It looks quite impressive....although not conveniently positioned.
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carrie wrote: Thu Dec 17, 2020 4:14 pm All change, apparently the new ferry port is now open near to the hospital. So Nick should have no problems crossing by ferry. I'm going to check it out tomorrow.
I can’t work out where it is Carrie, despite Newcastle’s photo :ni: :ni:
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That is right between Luxor Museum and the local hospital. The lower landscaped corniche.
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Re: New request from 'big nose...

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Yildez wrote: Thu Dec 17, 2020 6:30 pm
carrie wrote: Thu Dec 17, 2020 4:14 pm All change, apparently the new ferry port is now open near to the hospital. So Nick should have no problems crossing by ferry. I'm going to check it out tomorrow.
I can’t work out where it is Carrie, despite Newcastle’s photo :ni: :ni:
Can you see museum to the right, in background?
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Surely if Nick is travelling over on the Go Bus there is a bus stop on the West Bank next to the old benzene station. I saw the signs for it and people waiting for the bus.
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They advertise it but it doesn't run! Buses from there go only to Cairo.
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I see, thanks Carrie. Happy Christmas to you by the way!
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Re: New request from 'big nose...

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And a very Merry Christmas to you both, and everyone else on the forum.
Lets also hope that next year sees all having a healthy safe happy year.
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