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  1. Wildge

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    :( Just a timely reminder for all you folks dashing away to warmer climes.:cool:

    :rolleyes: Looked for our EHIC card today

    :censored: ................ expired last April .................

    :D on line for quick renewal. :whistle::whistle::whistle:
     
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  2. Mack100

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    Thanks for that, just checked and mine expired in June!
     
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  3. Wildge

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    Easily done . Only seems like yesterday from our previous renewal :)
     
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    What is an EHIC ?? Asked the missus...she said "how the hell do I know":mad:
    Do we need one for Twin Lakes ???:whistle::whistle:
     
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  5. Wildge

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    It's the European Health Insurance Card. Yes you will need one for Twin Lakes or anywhere else on your travels abroad ........especially from Wales :D:D It's a form of Health Insurance but doesn't cover all costs .....you still need travel Insurance
    Here's the link...www.nhs.uk/ehic

    ps. to check if you need a Visa visit .................:ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO:
     
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    Hi Bill & Judie(y)Do we need one for England?...or do we qualify for free migrant healthcare ??
     
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    You do if you come to Lincoln , ha ha
     
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    Thanks, must remember to pack ours as we have a stop over in Iceland on the way to and from our hols!

    Yep they are okay, valid until sometime in 04.2018!!!!
     
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    Hi Bill & Jude:):)
    Just renewed our EHIC online; Thanks for your timely reminder(y)(y)
    Could have blown me over with a feather when I seen your interest in Twin Lakes. Great minds think alike eh !!
    Looks like it could be a good meet , and get to know more funsters, including JaG.
    Viv
     
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    You might need them in Scotland soon but only if it stays in the EU! However, I guess if they do go independent there will be some sort of reciprocal arrangement with rest of the former UK, otherwise you really will need travel insurance to visit.
    One of many issues yet to be resolved if the Yes vote wins.
    Think I might go full timing in Europe for a couple of years and come back when it is all over. I lived in Kuwait for a while and completely missed the rise and fall of the Spice Girls. Bliss.
     
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    Thanks for the reminder.
     
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    There is now a brilliant free EHIC app for the iPhone to compliment your card. It explains in detail the procedure for each country and other useful info. Not sure if they do it for android too. (y)
     
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    They do indeed.

    Search the App Store for EHIC. The app is actually produced by the European Commission.
     
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    Got that android app and you can set yourself a reminder of the expiry date. Very useful.
     
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    Whilst checking the expiry date on your EHIC might be a good idea to check your driving licence too - it is easily done yet quite a hefty fine for letting the photocard run out of date. Also, particularly if planning to be abroad for a lengthy period, check expiry dates on your bank cards or you could get caught out. Many banks will only send replacements to your home address but will obligingly renew your card early on request.
     
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    Seeing the current threads about EHIC cards I got mine out and was shocked to find it expired a year ago! I've now been online to renew.:(

    Wyn
     
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    Just hang on in there, it takes 4 yrs for replies to show up here (y)
     
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    Just thought I'd recalled seeing a thread on the subject so did a search rather than starting another.

    Wyn
     
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    Only kidding mate :D(y)
     
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    Make sure you get the official website. There are some which charge for it!! Just another money making scam I think.
     

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