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Oct 12th 2020, 8:15 am
Replies: 2
Views: 442
Posted By iainandsam

3 yrs back still not settled

Hi there,
I am struggling with life back in the UK, 3 years on. We lived in Aus for 9 yrs when parents got ill (they are fine now) and we decided it would be a good idea to move back.
kids then...
Jan 20th 2017, 3:56 am
Replies: 10
Views: 1,633
Posted By iainandsam

Re: Moving back with daughter who has braces

The timing is for the start of the school year, hence August. Can't wait till she gets them off. Hopefully I will be able contact an orthodontist prior to returning. I was just wondering if anyone...
Jan 19th 2017, 2:27 am
Replies: 10
Views: 1,633
Posted By iainandsam

Moving back with daughter who has braces

Hi everyone, just wondering if anyone has had similiar issue. Planning to move back to cambs area August. My daughter has braces and she will be a yr into her treatment with about 4 mths to go.
I'm...
Oct 5th 2016, 9:25 am
Replies: 4
Views: 712
Posted By iainandsam

Re: Moving a dog Melbourne to uk

Thank you. That's great to know. It is a worry. I've just had a quote through from dogtainers & they seem very efficient. I'm worried she will be sitting in her toilets for hours on end, what happens...
Oct 4th 2016, 6:50 am
Replies: 4
Views: 712
Posted By iainandsam

Moving a dog Melbourne to uk

I have sent off asking for quotes for our golden retriever to be moved Melbourne to UK. I have sent emails to jetpets and dogtainers.


Has anyone had experience of the above.


Thank you.
Oct 4th 2016, 6:47 am
Replies: 0
Views: 457
Posted By iainandsam

Advice shipping Melbourne to UK

Hi All,
I've had some quotes for a 20ft container from near Melbourne to UK. I have had quotes from Santa fe Wridgeways, King & Wilson, OSS Worldwide movers.


Has anyone got any recommendations...
Oct 2nd 2016, 7:52 am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,948
Posted By iainandsam

Re: Moving back to UK from oz. where to start?

Thanks for that. What was the cost of just moving boxes, if you don't mind me asking?
Oct 2nd 2016, 7:33 am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,948
Posted By iainandsam

Moving back to UK from oz. where to start?

Hi all,
After doing all this from uk-oz 8 yrs ago. We are now ready to head back to life in the uk. I'm finding it all a bit daunting to be honest.
I'm after advice on shipping companies and approx...
Forum: Australia
Feb 11th 2013, 9:01 am
Replies: 2,789
Views: 838,731
Posted By iainandsam

Re: Business Class Airfares to UK / Europe - approx $2700 - $2800 rtn!

Our family of 2 adults 2 kids are looking to go back dec 2013 do you suggest doing this with 4 seats? Tips anyone flights are soo expensive this end
Forum: The Barbie
Feb 11th 2013, 8:33 am
Replies: 12
Views: 983
Posted By iainandsam

Re: Leaving family

So how did you cope with this and what took you away from your family? Do you have any regrets from your own experience?
Forum: The Barbie
Feb 10th 2013, 8:13 am
Replies: 12
Views: 983
Posted By iainandsam

Re: Leaving family

Thank you, i know lots of people are in the same boat, it just feels terrible when they first leave.
Forum: Australia
Feb 10th 2013, 12:24 am
Replies: 5
Views: 1,084
Posted By iainandsam

flights to uk dec 2013

just wondered if anyone has any advise as to airlines / travel companies where its best to book resonably priced flights for mid december from melb-uk. I would like to have a stop over for 2 nights...
Forum: The Barbie
Feb 10th 2013, 12:18 am
Replies: 12
Views: 983
Posted By iainandsam

Leaving family

Ive been here 4 yrs now, my parents came to see us and their grandchildren for 10 wks and left yesterday and i feel heart broken, i hadn't seen them for 2 yrs. It never gets any easier. We have a...
Forum: Australia
Sep 3rd 2011, 4:37 am
Replies: 1
Views: 542
Posted By iainandsam

Shipping a caravan

hi there,
has anyone shipped a caravan to oz, how much does it cost and what are the implications, tax etc, on a second hand caravan. Any suggestions appreciated
Forum: Australia
Mar 9th 2011, 8:34 am
Replies: 8
Views: 1,582
Posted By iainandsam

Disney Stores

Does anyone know if there are any disney stores in Melbourne or where you can buy disney merchandise, thank you.
Forum: Australia
Jan 25th 2011, 10:36 pm
Replies: 0
Views: 471
Posted By iainandsam

Carpenter wages

Can anybody tell me what a carpenter 15 yrs experience would get hourly wages in Vic, regional and city, any replies most appreciated thank you
Forum: Australia
Jan 13th 2011, 9:19 am
Replies: 433
Views: 126,002
Posted By iainandsam

Re: Renewal of UK Passports in OZ.

How did you travel back don;t you have to send in your old one when renewing?
Forum: Australia
Jan 10th 2011, 3:14 am
Replies: 1
Views: 460
Posted By iainandsam

Hotels in hobart

anyone been and can recommmend a nice hotel for 2, thanks
Forum: Australia
Jan 10th 2011, 3:10 am
Replies: 433
Views: 126,002
Posted By iainandsam

Re: Renewal of UK Passports in OZ.

We have family coming in Feb Hubbies passport runs out in March. Can they bring over a form take it back with them with current passport and then post it out to us when they recieve it? Anyone else...
Forum: Australia
Oct 29th 2010, 2:15 am
Replies: 29
Views: 2,098
Posted By iainandsam

Finding a new deal for phone, internet etc

Looking to change our deal with telstra, we seem to pay alot for phone, mobile and internet with them, also how do get our of contract i think we have 3 yrs they didn't tell us this when we signed...
Forum: Australia
Aug 18th 2010, 3:59 am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,148
Posted By iainandsam

Re: Aus schooling early years

Thanks to all who have shared their views, its interesting to hear different peoples views on the subject.
Forum: Australia
Aug 16th 2010, 10:17 am
Replies: 3
Views: 724
Posted By iainandsam

Forum: Australia
Aug 16th 2010, 4:57 am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,148
Posted By iainandsam

Aus schooling early years

Hi there, Just wondering what people think about the whole keeping back thing that goes on here. My child will be 4 next March 19th and is due to start 4 yr old kinder in Feb 2011, therefore when...
Forum: Australia
Aug 16th 2010, 4:22 am
Replies: 3
Views: 724
Posted By iainandsam

Aus mortgages, mindfield!!

When looking for a mortgage here in Australia, has anyone any advice. Banks or internet for home loans? Also where best to go if looking to build ourselves and already have the money for the land. ...
Forum: Australia
Jul 27th 2010, 10:49 am
Replies: 47
Views: 4,522
Posted By iainandsam

Re: Whats it like living in Queensland

thanks for all the interesting comments, i suppose the grass is always greener. I do love the island, summer is fantastic, but the winter seems long, although there is work here and is great for the...
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