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  1. i think that will be too big for small packet. You have to send it by e.m.s or international parcel. They recently hiked up the price for e.m.s, so you may be better using a courier like UPS or FEDEX.
  2. I think it means Surface, Air and Land
  3. No, numbers 2,8 and 9 is a fully trackable system, similar to E.M.S, but slower. Registered service is simply an add-on option - used to be an additional 58 baht - which you can add-on to options 1,3,4,5,6 and 15.
  4. The cantonese is really bad, because it is spoken by a mandarin speaker. Also, the last few lines is not cantonese - it sounds like japanese - which fits in with the woman in the video wearing a japanese kimono. After the first few lines, the only thing i can make out is: 'i want you to ......'. Then in goes into the other language.
  5. But her children may not be British citizens! Yes of course they are not. But I don't think it's that straight forwards as you make it out. Children of British Citizen by Descent, who or whose parent's have a significant connection to the UK can achieve citizenship by registration. They are not automatically citizens, I think. If her children are born in the UK, the citizenship line is restored, and they will be British. Only if she has her children outside of the UK, will she not pass on her citizenship.
  6. Firstly, to get your child to the UK, you will need the mother's permission to get a Thai passport, and a letter of permission from her, as it is most likely that you will be asked for one at the airport, unless you have sole custody. Once in the UK, having a child is like having a gold pass, because you will get every government benefit under the sun. You do not need to stay with your daughter, as you will be given housing and housing benefit.
  7. Ebay is switching to new dashboard and metrics this month. There is a new metric for Late delivery - you should check your metrics now.
  8. For shipping not as described, you can file a 'item not as described' case with ebay - many buyers do.
  9. The PSI satellite system use to have loads of CCTV channels, but they are in Mandarin. If you only want cantonese, the astro satellite in malaysia has cantonese channels. You can also get the astro channels through the internet, and will be cheaper than satellite.
  10. If you have an old copy of her id card and housebook with her signature on it, you can get a one year multiple entry visa in savanakhet. I have done it on two occasions with just an old photocopy.
  11. It's a shame transferwise has withdrawn it's services. I just got my transfer this morning, and there was no receiving fee. Money was exchanged at mid market rate, and i got exactly the amount they stated. Hope it comes back soon!
  12. As far as I know, the typical Thai bank 0.25% (Bt200 min, Bt500) for an incoming international transfer is a funds receipt fee, which means it applies whether the currency arrives as a foreign currency or already converted to baht. I've seen some banks describe it as a "funds receipt and/or conversion fee," which means the fee gets applied whether they have to convert the funds or not...just receiving the funds triggers the fee. Below is how Bangkok Bank describes the fee and note how they say "receive an overseas funds transfer" which just means "funds" of any variety...USD, GBP, EUR, or even THB. And in the fee description it makes note that this fee will be applied before posting to your account which means no fee is reflected on your account which can fool a person into thinking no fee was applied but it most indeed was. Also creates confusion for the sender because he can't get the exchange rate quoted to him by the sending bank/transfer company to match the conversion rate his receiving math gives him...seems to be a couple hundred baht worth of exchange rate missing somewhere. And the Thai bank would also like to do the funds conversion for you because they'll make a little through their exchange rate spread plus the receiving fee already discussed. But if the funds arrive in THB already they still get the receiving fee. Thai banks just don't receive international transfers for free. Now if a funds transfer company like Transferwise actually sends the money to their own Thai bank account and then does a domestic transfer to complete the transfer then above Bt200-500 fee would not apply, but I expect the funds transfer company has already worked that into their pricing. Capture.JPG It states on their website that Thai baht transfers are local transfers, so no receiving fee. https://transferwise.com/support/customer/en/portal/articles/1569835
  13. Don't know if the op wants to process credit cards from Thai customers? Paypal can process credit cards, but it only works in some countries. With all the card fraud in Thailand, it will not work here. You can get a merchant account here with the banks, but you have to go through a vetting process: you need to supply business registration documents, bank statements etc. One other possibility is to open an online store that includes card processing - i believe Amazon and Vendio stores can do this for you.
  14. You may well have to send the photos to the UK for signature, or it may come to this. • if you cannot comply with the countersignatory requirements your application may be delayed. You must provide a full explanation in Section 8 and we will contact you, using the details on your application form, to agree a way forward. Full details are here https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/230586/OS_Guidance_Notes_08.13.pdf And when 'you cannot comply with the countersignatory requirements' and you need 'to agree a way forward', they may accept a Thai person of good standing. 'your application may be delayed' because they will need to confirm the credentials of the Thai person. They use to accept a Thai person, and i see no reason why that has changed. It sounds like GarryP does not have another option.
  15. I believe you can use a Thai person of good standing e.g school head or doctor.