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Forum: USA
May 13th 2016, 6:12 pm
Replies: 31
Views: 4,274
Posted By mandpete

Re: Thomas Cook via Manchester?

Does anyone have any recent experiences flying long haul with TC? Looking at very last minute flights to Manchester within the next week or two but on certain dates the only direct flights available...
Forum: USA
Mar 7th 2015, 11:56 pm
Replies: 2,143
Views: 279,894
Posted By mandpete

Re: UK Foods in the US Share your finds!

Thanks! Went to Walmart today and bought some Persil powder.
Mar 2nd 2015, 1:50 am
Replies: 16
Views: 1,576
Posted By mandpete

Re: Europcar and credit card insurance coverage.

I have picked up a fair few rental cars from Manchester Airport over the years, including Europcar, and this is the first time I have had a problem.
Mar 1st 2015, 3:28 am
Replies: 16
Views: 1,576
Posted By mandpete

Re: Europcar and credit card insurance coverage.

I prebooked a car with Europcar via Orbitz to be collected at Manchester Airport on Feb 16. On arrival at Europcar in the rental car village I was told they had no cars available for at least an...
Forum: USA
Jan 28th 2015, 2:11 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 767
Posted By mandpete

Re: Passport return timescale

I sent my application December 19 2014 and it arrived January 10 2015., so about 3 weeks. Sent daughter's application the same day as mine and I just checked her application status and her passport...
Jan 15th 2015, 3:36 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,889
Posted By mandpete

Re: Citizenship - thinking of taking the plunge!

I sent off mine and my husband's applications in the same envelope in early October 2014. Our biometrics were scheduled in Newark on separate dates at the end of October but neither of us could make...
Apr 27th 2014, 12:29 pm
Replies: 430
Views: 46,364
Posted By mandpete

Re: What gig are you going to?

Eddie Izzard, Newark, May 7. Elbow, Philly, May 13. Bruno Mars, Hershey Park in July. Arcade Fire, Brooklyn in August. Brian Ferry, Philly suburbs in October. Amex sends us early notifications...
Forum: USA
Mar 28th 2014, 1:28 am
Replies: 106
Views: 25,007
Posted By mandpete

Re: Do UK workplace group personal pensions need to be reported on FBAR?

So a couple of months ago I received a letter from HSBC via HMRC informing me I have an old account with them and they needed my current address and signature. Today I received another letter from...
Feb 12th 2014, 10:07 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 1,784
Posted By mandpete

Re: N 400 application quick question.

Part 10 asks for details of all children under 18 years of age or over 18 years of age.
Feb 12th 2014, 7:48 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 1,784
Posted By mandpete

Re: N 400 application quick question.

He lives about 5 miles from us in the same county but a different township. His girlfriend did not want cable tv and said if he wanted it he had to put it in his name and he would then be using more...
Feb 12th 2014, 7:11 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 1,784
Posted By mandpete

N 400 application quick question.

We are finally getting round to applying for citizenship and have a question about my 22 year old son's application. He moved in with his girlfriend about 6 months ago but it's not a permanent move....
Feb 2nd 2014, 10:43 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 340
Posted By mandpete

Re: United Airlines Drops Cleveland As A Hub.

Not good news for my husband who connects through Cleveland to Madison, WI several times a month. The flight times are ideal for him unlike the connection through Chicago.
Forum: USA
Jan 29th 2014, 1:52 pm
Replies: 53
Views: 12,414
Posted By mandpete

Re: Matured Endowment and Tax Return..again

After going through Turbo Tax several times I have decided to enter the small profit we made as interest. This was the only category it seemed to vaguely fit into. I am not ready to file yet so if...
Forum: USA
Jan 27th 2014, 5:35 pm
Replies: 53
Views: 12,414
Posted By mandpete

Re: Matured Endowment and Tax Return..again

So after totaling contributions for the past 25 years we made a grand total profit of $3,000.00, all of which was added before we moved over here.
I have scoured all the documents I have and cannot...
Forum: USA
Jan 27th 2014, 4:44 pm
Replies: 53
Views: 12,414
Posted By mandpete

Re: Matured Endowment and Tax Return..again

Thanks Lansbury, it is hard to put in writing but this is our situation:

£10,000 value of policy when we moved to USA
£11,000 final maturity value
£5,000 contributions paid in since moving to...
Forum: USA
Jan 27th 2014, 2:33 pm
Replies: 53
Views: 12,414
Posted By mandpete

Matured Endowment and Tax Return..again

I have searched through the forums and cannot find the answer I am looking for.

We have an endowment policy that matured this year. Since we moved here we have paid in far in excess of the final...
Forum: USA
Nov 30th 2013, 2:23 am
Replies: 2,143
Views: 279,894
Posted By mandpete

Re: UK Foods in the US Share your finds!

A few things I bought today ready for Christmas:

Wegmans, 2 boxes of 6 mince pies $5.99 each

Home Goods, Thorntons Great British Pudding Chocolates $16.99 and 2 boxes of Thorntons Classic...
Forum: USA
Nov 28th 2013, 12:40 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,564
Posted By mandpete

Re: Varicella Vaccination - move from UK to California

My son had chicken pox and two weeks later my daughter caught it. There was a note on my son's UK health records but nothing for my daughter. I showed the US doctor my son's notes and told her my...
Forum: USA
Nov 24th 2013, 12:41 pm
Replies: 77
Views: 4,001
Posted By mandpete

Re: Anyone else not eat turkey at Thanksgiving ?

We usually go to the cinema and then have a roast beef and Yorkshire pudding dinner, turkey once a year at Christmas is enough. Son has just told us he wont be coming home so there will only be...
Forum: USA
Nov 14th 2013, 2:02 am
Replies: 2,143
Views: 279,894
Posted By mandpete

Re: UK Foods in the US Share your finds!

No King's near me :(. Wegmans has Tiptree Christmas and Plum puddings but they are quite pricey, sometimes they have mince pies but not seen them yet this year. My Mum brings over the pudding every...
Forum: USA
Nov 14th 2013, 1:44 am
Replies: 2,143
Views: 279,894
Posted By mandpete

Re: UK Foods in the US Share your finds!

I bought a box of Walkers 6 mince pies for $5.99 from Home Goods at the weekend. They reminded me of M&S mince pies and within 2 days I had eaten them all. Went back today to get some more and they...
Forum: USA
Nov 1st 2013, 12:00 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,496
Posted By mandpete

Re: More food searching

Saw them on Foodireland.com when I placed my order for a few british things recently, it's half price shipping at the moment. Not sure how the prices compare to Amazon though.
Oct 30th 2013, 11:50 am
Replies: 13
Views: 1,167
Posted By mandpete

Re: Guy Fawkes Night - Tri-state NJ/PA/DE

The Ship Inn in Milford, NJ celebrate Guy Fawkes night. We have never got round to going so not sure what they actually do. Their website doesn't mention anything for this year but their FB page...
Apr 7th 2013, 7:23 pm
Replies: 116
Views: 6,736
Posted By mandpete

Re: This is going to be fun for those living on the East Coast

I hate those wasps, in 2004 we had quite a few of them living in holes in the lawn. This time we have a dog so as well as trying to stop her eating the cicadas we may have to keep her inside to stop...
Apr 7th 2013, 5:58 pm
Replies: 116
Views: 6,736
Posted By mandpete

Re: This is going to be fun for those living on the East Coast

Oh no not again. In early summer 2004 Princeton was full of them. They landed on your clothes, in your hair and you couldn't avoid crunching them under your feet. The noise they made was really...
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