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Old 03-10-2009, 17:18   #16
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...at Martinique ... 5 euro fee, and you have arrived!
No fees there as of 2006.

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Old 03-10-2009, 19:29   #17
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Just thought I'd relate our most pleasant check in procedure (at Martinique): report to the local marine store. Walk up to an unattended computer, type in your information (boat info, passport number, expected next port). Shop around the store a bit for boat parts. When you're ready, walk up the cashier, pay the 5 euro fee, and you have arrived!

LOL Set course for Martinique!!!!!!!!!!!!


Indonesia took us 4 days to clear in... and that was with a rally! Just bumped into a guy getting into Indonesia without the rally who paid US$100 bribes after he knocked it down from $200 bribes. Negotiation: "$200 in BRIBES?????????? ARE YOU CRAZY???????? I'll bribe you $100 and not a CENT more!"


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Old 04-10-2009, 14:39   #18
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... who paid US$100 bribes after he knocked it down from $200 bribes. Negotiation: "$200 in BRIBES?????????? ARE YOU CRAZY???????? I'll bribe you $100 and not a CENT more!"...
Yeah, market spoilers, they will come, pay 100$ bribe and claim Indonesia/Malaysia/whatever is oh so cool...

No, thank you - I will rather go to Martinique / Tahiti / Reunion ...

BTW I have a special list of countries which considered bribe an OK procedure. Now let any of their citizens come to my country and try to buy something from my little outlet ... I will add that 100$ extra on top of each and every of their orders ... it is an OK procedure, isnt it.

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