That's a measure which makes online shopaholics quite unhappy 😬. This means that all purchases above Rs 1,000 will be eligible to VAT charges when clearing customs in Mauritius. Previously, only items above Rs 3, 000 were concerned as there was a higher exemption value.
After using my iPhone 7 for more than 3 years now, I am upgrading to, of course, another iPhone. No, I'm far from being a die heart Apple fan boy but through the past years, I have loved the performance of the iPhone.
It took me probably more than a year to choose and finalize the purchase of a fire alarm system for installation in our home. The search started, of course on AliExpress and eBay, whereby one can find a really large choice of devices at a range of prices.
Earlier today, I stumbled upon a communiqué from the ICTA. From what one can read, the ICTA will now have a web site from which all import applications (permits / type approval certificates) need to be made. They will also cater for document uploads to support your applications. Until now, this process required the importer... Continue Reading →
Nearly 10 years since I started shopping online! Although prices are now competitive in the island, some people do not hesitate to put exorbitant price tags for items which can be purchased directly online.
The State Bank of Mauritius introduced this ShopNCash (also known as Cash Back) in October 2018 last year and I have been regularly using this service since then. This avoids me having to queue in front of an ATM machine to get some cash if I'm already purchasing something in a supermarket. I have personally... Continue Reading →
Hey people! After using the A118 for nearly 2 years, I had to look for a new dash cam when I sold my previous car. One of the reasons why I did not want to remove the camera is that I had to remove back the wire running from the cam, across the top of... Continue Reading →
As promised a few days back, here's the post which I wanted to write since quite some time. While browsing on AliExpress several months back for some timer-based lights, I stumbled upon some interesting wifi-enabled switches which allows you to control your lights and any other electrical devices differently. On top of being able to... Continue Reading →
Sawubona everyone! I'm back to our paradise island after spending a wonderful week in Johannesburg, one of the biggest cities of South Africa. Known as the "City of Gold" after the discovery of the precious metal in the 1880s, the city seems to be a great country to live in, with loads of places to... Continue Reading →
Today, I tested the new KFC Chizza for you! Well, while scrolling my Facebook news-feed this morning, I came across the KFC's post about their new item, the KFC Chizza. The nearest KFC outlet being only 2 mins from my office, I drove directly there after work. I absolutely wanted to grab one, take some... Continue Reading →