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Fingers crossed for you Murky x


Vet 16/8/11: IELTS 3/9/11 L8.5 R9 W9 S9 (Band 9): Vetassess Pos 22/11 SS: WA applied 30/11-SS granted 01/12: 176 Lodged 15/12, Meds 10 Jan, uploaded 18 Jan, PCC 16 Jan, VISA approved 20 Jan 2012:wubclub:

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Guest nikkidel

Have you come across these people before?

 

http://www.iom.int/jahia/Jahia/concession-fares

 

They are the International Organization for Migration, and have deals with some airlines to get discounted flights for migrants. I don't know whether they only help out on one-way tickets, or whether they help if you wanted a return ticket, but if you email them then if they're able to help, they will.

 

Dh and I booked our tickets recently because we were in a hurry and didn't want to wait for them to email back...anyway, when we heard from them they offered us flights for over £100 less per person than we ended up booking, and it was the same flight with the same airline as we had just booked.

 

I reckon it's worth a try...hope it all works out for you. :smile:

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Glad to see you are looking at flights. Are you looking for one way or return ? And hows the money gathering going?

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Guest the hamlyns

Can't really imagine the stress you and your family must be going through right now. Just hope you manage to sort something out, as all the others have said, the visa is a gift which you cannot waste, it has taken you too long to get it to let it slip through your fingers now. Do whatever you can to get to Oz and validate to buy yourself more time. Wishing you the best of luck, please keep us posted with your progress...here's wishing for a happy ending x

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Guest JulianP

Guys, just a quick question if I may. Once your visa has been approved how long before you have to be in Oz to validate your visa, is there some sort of time frame, weeks/months?

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Guys, just a quick question if I may. Once your visa has been approved how long before you have to be in Oz to validate your visa, is there some sort of time frame, weeks/months?

 

You are given 12 months from the date of your police certificate / medicals (whichever is oldest) to validate your visa.

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Go Through Hell & High Water Dont Let It Run Out, You will Be Sorry ,Try Car Boot Sell Anything You Can To Valitade :wink:

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I really feel for you guys and wish you luck. I have had no joy with this myself but seasoned raveller once said to me that if you call the airline direct and ask to speak with one of the sales managers you can barter the airline price. Wortha shot. Call one and play the sob story and say you are willing to fly where ever when ever before the 30th and see if they can help. I tried it once and couldn't get past the initial sales adviser but perservere and you may get lucky. Good luck


 


Kate (34), Lewis (37), Eve (11), Rhys (7), Phoebe (5)

DH granted Citizenship by descent 30/10/09 sub class 100 visa granted 4/12, Arrived 5th Sept 13.:biggrin:

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Guys, just a quick question if I may. Once your visa has been approved how long before you have to be in Oz to validate your visa, is there some sort of time frame, weeks/months?

 

I think it's within a year of the date of your police checks. Somebody correct me if I'm wrong...

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I think it's within a year of the date of your police checks. Somebody correct me if I'm wrong...

 

Oops sorry, I see someone already answered.

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How are you doing Mrs Murky, any closer?


If you are depressed you are living in the past. If you are anxious you are living in the future. If you are at peace you are living in the present.

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Guest Ligs

Surely if Mr & Mrs Murky fly out to validate their visas, the kids can reapply? They couldn't refuse the kids applications when their parents have already been granted.... could they?

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Guest matt and sarah

Good luck xxx

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Guest tandcmum

good luck Murky, really hope you manage to come up with the funds and get to validate your visa

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Hope you find some way of getting the money together. Fingers crossed for you. :wubclub:


Lodged 175 visa June 09 (Fitter) CO assigned 8/9/11, police checks sent to agent 27/9/11, medicals done 18/10/11, visa granted 4/11/11!

Now just wanting to go!!

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Surely if Mr & Mrs Murky fly out to validate their visas, the kids can reapply? They couldn't refuse the kids applications when their parents have already been granted.... could they?

 

It's more expense though - the visa fee for a subclass 101 (the visa the kids would need) is $1995 plus new medicals and (probably) new police checks for the parents.


Chartered Accountant (England & Wales); Registered Tax Agent & Fellow of The Tax Institute (Australia)

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Any progress Murky? Hope things are going ok?

Dx


Vet 16/8/11: IELTS 3/9/11 L8.5 R9 W9 S9 (Band 9): Vetassess Pos 22/11 SS: WA applied 30/11-SS granted 01/12: 176 Lodged 15/12, Meds 10 Jan, uploaded 18 Jan, PCC 16 Jan, VISA approved 20 Jan 2012:wubclub:

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Good Luck to you, We don't have nearly as much money as we hoped due to the recession and me get paid about half of what I did a year ago and are going to be living in a campervan for at least a year (probably catching our own food for a while-good job I luv the taste of Kangaroo! but the reality of staying in Blighty is to bleak to consider..once again Good Luck we all know the pain you've gone through to get this far.

 

Forbes & Jane

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Guest mandi1971

We only paid £2200 for 4 of us we went through Hoodaki, manchester to Perth flying with singapore airlines xx

 

http://www.hoodaki.com

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Guest nikkidel
We only paid £2200 for 4 of us we went through Hoodaki, manchester to Perth flying with singapore airlines xx

 

http://www.hoodaki.com

 

I just took a quick look at their website,and saw they do a flight (with China Airlines - no idea what they're like) from Heathrow to Brisbane for £473 one way. That's pretty good.

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Their website is very misleading they advertise one price you phone up and they try and upsell you because they quite obviously don't have the flights in the first place, it sounded like a dodgy bucket shop in India, China Air are basically like Ryan Air but very old ropey planes that don't always stay in the sky !

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Their website is very misleading they advertise one price you phone up and they try and upsell you because they quite obviously don't have the flights in the first place, it sounded like a dodgy bucket shop in India, China Air are basically like Ryan Air but very old ropey planes that don't always stay in the sky !

 

Eep! :eek: Glad we're going with Emirates then! Worth the extra money.

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hi, we went with china airlines this feb, they were fine, have had abig makeover and had all the mod cons. Their safety record is now ok too. Worth a try if you are short of money, they were great.

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Hi Mrs Murky

 

How are things, have you managed to get anything sorted. (hope so).

 

:hug:

 

Best wishes

Donna :cool:


started process 08/08, granted 01/11, validated 11/11, flights booked 11th feb 13, one way yeh :jiggy:

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Hi Mrs Murky

 

How are things, have you managed to get anything sorted. (hope so).

 

:hug:

 

Best wishes

Donna :cool:

They cant reply as they are in the north sea at present in a rubber dingey with there sat-nav lol.

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