Just Had Another Cancellation 😭

Again! Sit cancelled as owners can’t travel :pleading_face:

Just posting in the hope of some sympathy…

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Oh no! We’re so sorry!

tenor

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Thank you! My post worked :slightly_smiling_face:

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@Saltrams that’s such a shame for both you and the owners, these are such unpredictable times.

I’ve had two recent local sit cancellations and have taken to addressing the issue in my application if it’s a sit within a month start date.

Given the prevailing situation, none of us can be 100% certain of arrangements going ahead which makes it even more important to have a plan B

@ScrewTheAverage … love your kind message, we are all in this together :pray::heartpulse:

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Sorry for you. Hug. Some member from Mallorca faced a sitter cancelllation and asked me if i was still available for Xmas. I have declined. France is under couvre-feu (curfew ?) at night and i’m anxious for the future. Hard to make plans… But we took the opportunity to chat.

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Thank you @Provence - I’m over it now, just felt depressed yesterday when it happened.
I didn’t know the French “couvre feu’ but I love etymology & its great how the two words are so similar - say them out loud and they are nearly the same. And the meaning “cover of fire” is really a tragic simile of how we are living at the moment.

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Don’t depress. With the Covid, many people change plans, it’s not because owners have found more expérienced sitters it may be more nearby sitters or no sitters at all. I’m surprised to see new ads everyday. In France people in large metropoles will not be allowed to be in the streets between 9p.m and 5am. Can you imagine the economic meaning for théâtres, restaurants, clubs, concerts ?.
In private homes, hosts and guests are not tolerated more than 6.
Times are changing… We need to adapt

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Massive sympathy from us. Such a disappointment when it’s cancelled so late. Hope you manage to find something else for the same dates.

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So sorry for you, I know what it’s like. I sometimes wonder whether to bother applying atm and keep seeing some sits advertised that have been on the website for ages with a build up of applications. Even if owners travel in the UK it’s all precarious now too. I’m on only my second sit since returning from Oz in March (one week before lockdown) having had several cancelled also. Luckily I don’t have to rely on sits for accommodation so for those that do it’s a nightmare! Things will get better and hope you get a sit soon :wink:

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Thanks everyone; I’m lucky, we don’t rely on sits, we have a home so I’ve pulled myself together now :wink:

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Oh :frowning: Hope you find another sit soon! :orange_heart:

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Yep happened to us too! You’re not alone, sympathy coming your way! xx

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Since yesterday we are allowed to go out to walk dogs 1hour per day maximum, only good reasons to go out (doctor, shopping food) are allowed (some jobs which can’t be done via computer)
Lockdown is there again in France until the end of novembre. May be later.
Cancelllations will fall again.
I had applied in Marseille, 100km ft home. Too far.

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