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cant remember now...

Postby Flutterby » Wed, 28 Jun 2006 12:43 pm

You know those people who will run errands for you, pick up laundry, air tickets etc,water your plants, do your banking... ive read about them somewhere... any idea where i can find some info on them?

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Postby Bremen » Wed, 28 Jun 2006 1:41 pm

Personal Assistant/Secretary.
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uhuh

Postby Flutterby » Wed, 28 Jun 2006 2:27 pm

Bremen wrote:Personal Assistant/Secretary.


hmmn..not really... u know what i mean...
i did a search on the internet to no avail.. i saw an article recently in a previous issue of the IS magazine... should have kept that copy!

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Postby fung23 » Wed, 28 Jun 2006 2:38 pm

You mean "Concierge" ?

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Postby Bremen » Wed, 28 Jun 2006 2:42 pm

fung23 wrote:You mean "Concierge" ?


A fancy personal assistant. ;)
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Re: cant remember now...

Postby Wind In My Hair » Wed, 28 Jun 2006 3:50 pm

Flutterby wrote:You know those people who will run errands for you, pick up laundry, air tickets etc,water your plants, do your banking... ive read about them somewhere... any idea where i can find some info on them?

i think some banks here offer a concierge service if you hold a platinum card or are some other form of priority customer. try contacting Citibank or DBS or UOB or any of the bigger banks for more info. or you could employ a maid! :wink:

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Re: cant remember now...

Postby joop » Wed, 28 Jun 2006 3:53 pm

Flutterby wrote:You know those people who will run errands for you, pick up laundry, air tickets etc,water your plants, do your banking... ive read about them somewhere... any idea where i can find some info on them?


I watched on TV yesterday, this lady was providing such services, water plants, feed fishes, walk dogs, etc, deliver items, ..but they did not provide her contact details. :o
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Re: cant remember now...

Postby Flutterby » Wed, 28 Jun 2006 4:05 pm

Yep, thats the one i was rooting for - 'cept i dont understand Mandarin.

Personal concierge will be too expensive...

c'est la vie... will wait and see


joop wrote:
Flutterby wrote:You know those people who will run errands for you, pick up laundry, air tickets etc,water your plants, do your banking... ive read about them somewhere... any idea where i can find some info on them?


I watched on TV yesterday, this lady was providing such services, water plants, feed fishes, walk dogs, etc, deliver items, ..but they did not provide her contact details. :o

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Postby kimm » Sat, 01 Jul 2006 4:24 pm

Pm me i know one for you

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Postby kaurikid » Tue, 04 Jul 2006 2:49 pm

I think there is a woman who runs a business call expat concierge.
CHeck finder mag or google it


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