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    • sammy_kaye18
    • By sammy_kaye18 26th Mar 19, 7:32 PM
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    Husband is 40 - HELP
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    • 26th Mar 19, 7:32 PM
    Husband is 40 - HELP 26th Mar 19 at 7:32 PM
    Hi guys
    So Im not working anymore.
    My menieres disease put a stop to it.

    My husband is turning 40 in June and I want to treat him.
    Last year he took me away for a beautiful weekend in a glamping pod and it was beautiful and I loved having time together.

    I don't have a fortune saved but I have about 150 so far. I'm hoping to make it more by then.

    Id like to really treat him.
    He works 60 hours a week and does his best for me and his 3 kids.

    He wanted to go to Edinburgh but I really don't think I can afford it.
    I don't have a passport and he has a driving license.
    Then with flights, hotel and food. I'm a bit stuck.

    Does anyone have any ideas?
    I thought of giving him a spa day in a nice hotel with a stay and breakfast if I can find something nice on groupon (so then he can have a nice massage and relax) and then maybe a driving experience of some sort.

    Any other ideas or suggestions?

    He likes tractors, farming, motorbikes, cars, his phone and Jack Daniels!
    Finally sorting myself out.
    Debts - 2022.18 owed. 8 lenders.
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    • suki1964
    • By suki1964 26th Mar 19, 7:39 PM
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    • 26th Mar 19, 7:39 PM
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    • 26th Mar 19, 7:39 PM
    You don't need passports for Scotland if you are British citizens
    if you lend someone 20 and never see that person again, it was probably worth it
    • Valli
    • By Valli 26th Mar 19, 9:52 PM
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    • 26th Mar 19, 9:52 PM
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    • 26th Mar 19, 9:52 PM
    You don't need passports for Scotland if you are British citizens
    Originally posted by suki1964
    Unless you're flying - I'm guessing she doesn't have photo id and that's what she's referring to.
    Last edited by Valli; 26-03-2019 at 9:55 PM.
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    • suki1964
    • By suki1964 26th Mar 19, 10:18 PM
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    • 26th Mar 19, 10:18 PM
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    • 26th Mar 19, 10:18 PM
    Unless you're flying - I'm guessing she doesn't have photo id and that's what she's referring to.
    Originally posted by Valli
    Even flying, you do not need a passport

    Photo id yes, but not a passport
    if you lend someone 20 and never see that person again, it was probably worth it
    • MsPisces
    • By MsPisces 26th Mar 19, 11:51 PM
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    • 26th Mar 19, 11:51 PM
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    • 26th Mar 19, 11:51 PM
    Where do you live? Possible to take a mega bus or similar for cheap transport to Edinburgh.
    • Valli
    • By Valli 27th Mar 19, 2:06 AM
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    • 27th Mar 19, 2:06 AM
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    • 27th Mar 19, 2:06 AM
    Even flying, you do not need a passport

    Photo id yes, but not a passport
    Originally posted by suki1964
    And, for some people, myself included, a passport is the only form of photo id they have. I'm guessing that's what the OP is referring to, should she want to fly.
    Last edited by Valli; 27-03-2019 at 2:15 AM.
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    • D_M_E
    • By D_M_E 27th Mar 19, 1:03 PM
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    • 27th Mar 19, 1:03 PM
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    • 27th Mar 19, 1:03 PM
    Does he like driving?

    Depending on where you like and what sort of car you have, try

    https://www.meadowhead.co.uk/parks/mortonhall/

    for ideas.

    You might be able to do a weekend away to Edinburgh for your 160 - including the cost of getting there and back and a night out could be possible as well.

    As others have said you don't need passport for travelling in the UK when you are already here but you might need some sort of ID if flying between UK airports
    • suejb2
    • By suejb2 28th Mar 19, 2:09 PM
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    • 28th Mar 19, 2:09 PM
    Birthday
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    • 28th Mar 19, 2:09 PM
    Have you thought about a Farm experience day?
    Last edited by suejb2; 29-03-2019 at 1:00 PM. Reason: Invalid link
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    • scottishminnie
    • By scottishminnie 3rd Apr 19, 10:25 PM
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    • 3rd Apr 19, 10:25 PM
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    • 3rd Apr 19, 10:25 PM
    How about a farm or vintage tractor show round about the time of his birthday? Perhaps you could have a day at the show, a nice dinner that evening and a night away in a hotel before heading home next day.

    Saw this one advertised in a tractor magazine of hubbys -
    http://www.eastwalesandborders.org.uk/pandy-show/

    Also quite a comprehensive list here

    https://www.farminguk.com/Showsandevents/June-2019
    NO FARMS = NO FOOD
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