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Sep 29th 2011, 9:00 am
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Posted By Sentosa

Re: OVER 50's+ MOVING BACK TO THE UK - Part II

My Oh and I have been having this problem,we downloaded the forms etc from ss website. You have to get your bank to sign it then send it off to the address on the form. We did call them to ask if we...
Sep 7th 2011, 12:31 pm
Replies: 6
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Posted By Sentosa

Re: Boxes back to UK from Canada

I used upakweship from Florida, check out their website. They were absolutley brilliant highly reccomend them.
Aug 15th 2011, 9:28 am
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Posted By Sentosa

Re: OVER 50's+ MOVING BACK TO THE UK - Part II

Like Barb I've been back 6 months next week, were did that time go ?
Thought I would give a little up date. We are renting a lovely flat on the Isle of Wight but realise that it is not for us, we...
Mar 23rd 2011, 3:19 pm
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Posted By Sentosa

Re: OVER 50's & 60's MOVING BACK TO THE UK - Part II

Know what you mean, we moved back 4 weeks ago and are now living on the Isle of Wight, didn't realise how much I missed an English spring until I saw all the spring flowers out on the road side....
Mar 23rd 2011, 8:29 am
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Posted By Sentosa

Re: OVER 50's & 60's MOVING BACK TO THE UK - Part II

Sorry to to hear about you sister Rodney. Hugs for you and your Mum.
Mar 2nd 2011, 5:21 pm
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Posted By Sentosa

Re: OVER 50's & 60's MOVING BACK TO THE UK - Part II

Here is a link to I.O.W. photo's www.isleofwightpictures.co.uk/
I got the sofa's etc. at dfs got to wait almost 12 weeks for it though.
I like some of the stuff from ikea and for small electrical...
Mar 2nd 2011, 1:07 pm
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Posted By Sentosa

Re: OVER 50's & 60's MOVING BACK TO THE UK - Part II

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Sentosa, how great to hear that you found a place. Did you have any issues because you had been away re: credit? Did you need a guarantor before they would lease you...
Mar 2nd 2011, 7:33 am
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Posted By Sentosa

Re: OVER 50's & 60's MOVING BACK TO THE UK - Part II

We have now been home a week and we are settleing down great. We arrived on Tuesday last week and by Friday we had got ourselves an apartment, we move in on the 11th March. It is on the Isle of Wight...
Forum: The Lounge
Feb 28th 2011, 7:23 am
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Posted By Sentosa

Feb 27th 2011, 3:55 pm
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Posted By Sentosa

Re: OVER 50's & 60's MOVING BACK TO THE UK - Part II

Welcome home Bee it's a great feeling isn't it. We've been home almost a week and already found an apartment we love and we move in on the 11th March. :thumbsup:
Feb 22nd 2011, 2:02 pm
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Posted By Sentosa

Re: The 'Bon Voyage' Thread! - Flight Tracker!

Arrived safely after a good flight managed to get some sleep we had 4 seats between the 2 of us. Gatwick was misty and gray , and still rather gray this afternoon, but saw my first snowdrops and...
Feb 19th 2011, 11:30 am
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Posted By Sentosa

Re: OVER 50's & 60's MOVING BACK TO THE UK - Part II

Only 2 more sleeps before we fly home, the past few days have been filled with visiting friends and eating out, everyone wants to take us for food.Today will be another long lunch. We no longer have...
Forum: USA
Feb 17th 2011, 11:51 pm
Replies: 29
Views: 2,032
Posted By Sentosa

Re: Best Flight Deals

I usually book with B.A or Virgin on line I'm flying home on Monday with Virgin for $512 plus taxes.I tried all the so called cheap flight companies and always find booking direct works out cheaper.
Forum: USA
Feb 17th 2011, 11:47 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 966
Posted By Sentosa

Re: Tax return for the first time

We always use AARP you don't have to be over 55 to use them and it is a free service, they usually can be found at a local library or at the Moose Lodge or check AARP website on line they may be able...
Forum: USA
Feb 17th 2011, 11:43 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 4,870
Posted By Sentosa

Re: Shipping costs and companies

I've just used upakweship from Florida to U.K they do ship from u.k. to u.s. I shipped 9 boxes 18x18x24 a total of 47 cubic feet the cost $805 We took it to a local drop off and it will be delivered...
Feb 17th 2011, 9:03 pm
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Posted By Sentosa

Re: OVER 50's & 60's MOVING BACK TO THE UK - Part II

We are looking to move to the isle of wight we are going to rent put a limit of 700 pounds a month, my OH is on daily like you I will post some later as he has them on his computer.He also checks out...
Feb 17th 2011, 4:36 pm
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Posted By Sentosa

Re: OVER 50's & 60's MOVING BACK TO THE UK - Part II

My son checked a few out for us but he said they were very tiny and he felt claustraphobic after a few minutes. After U.S homes I need a little more space than that.We have been watching on Rightmove...
Feb 16th 2011, 7:52 pm
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Posted By Sentosa

Re: OVER 50's & 60's MOVING BACK TO THE UK - Part II

After all the running around, organising stuff etc. for the move back next week if Don is like me he'll be too tired anyway:rofl:
Feb 15th 2011, 12:48 pm
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Views: 144,647
Posted By Sentosa

Re: The 'Bon Voyage' Thread! - Flight Tracker!

My flight details.
Depart Orlando International Feb 21st at 18.05 flight # VS028
Arrive Gatwick 07.05 22nd Feb.:thumbsup:
Feb 15th 2011, 12:46 pm
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Views: 831
Posted By Sentosa

Re: We're on our way

Thanks for all the good wishes ,can't believe it is happening from putting the house up for sale to flying home took 10 weeks:lol:
Good luck to everyone who is going through the same thing,as Walt...
Feb 15th 2011, 12:42 pm
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Posted By Sentosa

Re: OVER 50's & 60's MOVING BACK TO THE UK - Part II

We are right behind you Don we leave Orlando 18.05 Monday 21st arrive Gatwick 7.05 on the 22nd.
Feb 14th 2011, 11:55 pm
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Views: 831
Posted By Sentosa

We're on our way

It's a done deal got the check for the house today, the new owners brought round 2 bottles of champagne and took us out to lunch .Booked the flights this evening leaving 21st Feb will be home 22nd...
Feb 14th 2011, 11:30 am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,483
Posted By Sentosa

Re: Booked flights to go home to the UK!!

Didn't want to book the flights before we got the check for the house sale, wanted to be 100% sure that it was sold. We are due to get the check this morning then I'll book flights this afternoon,...
Feb 13th 2011, 7:49 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,483
Posted By Sentosa

Re: Booked flights to go home to the UK!!

Congratulations on booking your flights, I'll be booking mine tomorrow,hope to be flying next week:D
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