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Forum: Australia
Apr 12th 2005, 7:55 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 1,056
Posted By cruisey

Re: Anyone know much about Lane Cove?

Tunnel info:

http://www.lanecovetunnel.com.au/
Forum: Australia
Apr 3rd 2005, 3:35 am
Replies: 4
Views: 477
Posted By cruisey

Re: Apartment search in Sydney

Hi, we've been living in Lane Cove for about a year now and love the place. It's very much a quiet family village which is nice and leafy. Any questions, just ask.....
Forum: Australia
Jun 21st 2004, 4:06 am
Replies: 8
Views: 831
Posted By cruisey

Re: Cronulla & surrounds

Hi,

I'm based at Bankstown airport too, training at Basair. We're currently renting in Lane Cove which is nice, but too far really (traffic wise) and not on the coast. In a few months we'll be...
Forum: Australia
May 7th 2004, 7:34 am
Replies: 11
Views: 513
Posted By cruisey

Ta. Agreed, it's pants. To be honest, we've been...

Ta. Agreed, it's pants. To be honest, we've been enjoying the outdoors so can't complain.

Been looking at Digital (e.g. FoxTel). Does it just work through your normal aerial, or do you need...
Forum: Australia
May 7th 2004, 7:26 am
Replies: 11
Views: 513
Posted By cruisey

Is there such a thing as a TV Licence out here??

G'day all,

Wife and I arrived out here a few weeks ago, so far so good!! One thing I'm not sure on is if you need a TV licence like you go in the UK. Judging by the endless adverts every 10 mins,...
Forum: Australia
Mar 11th 2004, 10:38 am
Replies: 12
Views: 761
Posted By cruisey

Thanks Mandy. Does CTP come as part of your...

Thanks Mandy. Does CTP come as part of your Comprehensive cover from your insurer? Or do you buy it seperately??
Forum: Australia
Mar 10th 2004, 11:43 am
Replies: 12
Views: 761
Posted By cruisey

Ah right. So when you tax your car it comes with...

Ah right. So when you tax your car it comes with 3rd party insurance included, sounds like a good idea.

If someone needs to make a claim against you, does that mean they claim off the 'rego'...
Forum: Australia
Mar 10th 2004, 10:42 am
Replies: 12
Views: 761
Posted By cruisey

Thanks. What about the 3rd Party stuff? Is it a...

Thanks. What about the 3rd Party stuff? Is it a one off purchase or do you buy it with your comprehensive policy each year??
Forum: Australia
Mar 10th 2004, 9:57 am
Replies: 12
Views: 761
Posted By cruisey

Angry Buying a car - tax, insurance etc.

I tried to figure out what you pay for when buying a car, but got totally confused. e.g. In NSW you buy:

3rd party insurance
I believe this is mandatory. Do you buy this along with your normal...
Forum: Australia
Mar 9th 2004, 12:51 pm
Replies: 0
Views: 281
Posted By cruisey

Sydney : Choosing a neighbourhood...

For those of you moving to Sydney, these articles may be of interest:

http://www.smh.com.au/media/2004/03/08/1078594304233.html

http://www.smh.com.au/articles/2004/03/08/1078594301538.html
...
Forum: Australia
Mar 1st 2004, 10:21 am
Replies: 29
Views: 1,366
Posted By cruisey

I quite like the look for the X-Trail. Anybody...

I quite like the look for the X-Trail. Anybody done one of these Aussie Trek Series trips? Looks like fun:

http://www.nissan.com.au/4x4_index.asp
Forum: Australia
Feb 28th 2004, 5:08 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 461
Posted By cruisey

We're using HIFX too, bought a forward contract a...

We're using HIFX too, bought a forward contract a few months ago at 2.32. Bugger.........
Forum: Australia
Feb 25th 2004, 2:49 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 1,610
Posted By cruisey

I've attached the form if anyone's interested. It...

I've attached the form if anyone's interested. It appears to allow you to claim back any tax you've paid in the UK whilst you have been non-resident. The question I have is, as we're leaving on 6th...
Forum: Australia
Feb 8th 2004, 8:29 am
Replies: 8
Views: 567
Posted By cruisey

Re: Flights booked ahhhhhh!

We've just sold too and booked our flights with Malaysian. MAN-KUL-SYD. Are they ok???
Forum: Australia
Jan 28th 2004, 5:17 pm
Replies: 56
Views: 2,698
Posted By cruisey

How's everyone getting on? We've just had our...

How's everyone getting on? We've just had our exchange date put back again, for the 3rd time. Guy at the start of the chain paid his deposit by cheque then promptly buggered off on holiday. It won't...
Forum: Australia
Jan 23rd 2004, 11:09 am
Replies: 56
Views: 2,698
Posted By cruisey

Snap!! We were supposed to exchange today, and...

Snap!! We were supposed to exchange today, and have just been told our buyer's solicitor "isn't ready" whatever that means. Just cancelled our 2 day slot with PSS, again!

We keep being asked by...
Forum: Australia
Jan 23rd 2004, 10:23 am
Replies: 56
Views: 2,698
Posted By cruisey

I'm with you on that one........

I'm with you on that one........
Forum: Australia
Jan 22nd 2004, 9:35 am
Replies: 56
Views: 2,698
Posted By cruisey

It's true, loads of houses are full of clutter....

It's true, loads of houses are full of clutter. Even though we are 'clutter free' we still cleared most of the house to present it better. Even stuck unused cabinets and a spare sofa in the garage,...
Forum: Australia
Jan 21st 2004, 6:59 pm
Replies: 56
Views: 2,698
Posted By cruisey

That's good advice, we had a lot more success...

That's good advice, we had a lot more success once we let the Agent show people around, people must have trusted them more for some reason. Make sure the agent is ok though, we had one agent (old...
Forum: Australia
Jan 21st 2004, 12:20 pm
Replies: 56
Views: 2,698
Posted By cruisey

Unhappy Selling the House - nightmare or not?

Is it just me, or is the house selling process a complete and utter nightmare?

We accepted an offer on our house at the begining of October and were still here!!! Our buyers are a pain, it's been...
Forum: Australia
Jan 19th 2004, 6:02 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 747
Posted By cruisey

Try this. It's a self-extracting Zip file. Run...

Try this. It's a self-extracting Zip file. Run it, and it will allow you to extract the spreadsheet to a specified location.

C.
Forum: Australia
Jan 13th 2004, 8:43 am
Replies: 13
Views: 804
Posted By cruisey

We had quotes from these: - John Mason (est....

We had quotes from these:

- John Mason (est. 655') : £2,500 for 655' of space
- PSS (est 731') : £2,700 for complete 880' container (including 2 weeks free storage in the UK)

So to keep...
Forum: Australia
Jan 11th 2004, 12:29 pm
Replies: 42
Views: 6,856
Posted By cruisey

Re: X-Trail or Rav4

X-Trail by a mile. RAV4 is still a bit of a hair dressers car IMHO :D We're thinking of having an X-Trail when we get out there, great car! Worth getting just for the air-cooled cup holders.....
Forum: Australia
Jan 10th 2004, 8:13 am
Replies: 11
Views: 629
Posted By cruisey

Thanks all. It's good to know people have used...

Thanks all. It's good to know people have used them and they've delivered the goods, I've always been given a good impression when speeking to them. My wife read an article in the Times not long ago...
Forum: Australia
Jan 9th 2004, 6:29 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 629
Posted By cruisey

Question HIFX (Halewood International)

Hi,

We're planning to use HIFX to transfer our money to Oz (sterling to dollars) in April this year. Has anyone used them at all? I'd love to here what you think of them (probably being over...
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