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Forum: Australia
Nov 23rd 2009, 11:54 am
Replies: 32
Views: 3,108
Posted By NeilP

Re: Things NOT to take to Oz (inc. a car question!)

Don't bring electric kettles or electric heaters rated at more than 2.4kw. Aussie plugs are only 10 amps whereas UK ones are 13 amps.
Some UK TVs won't receive Aussie analogue channels, but will...
Forum: Australia
Oct 11th 2009, 4:04 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,327
Posted By NeilP

Re: Buying a secondhand car in WA

I'd recommend getting one privately if going for a cheaper secondhand one, you'll get a better car for the money. Try looking in the quokka (Perth free ads paper - out on a Thursday, also online)...
Forum: Australia
Aug 25th 2008, 1:17 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 484
Posted By NeilP

Re: Question for Toyota 4Runner expert

Pretty sure they're not standard. Could they be part of some aftermarket or diy alarm system? or... has it got or had extra lights fitted at some time? Probably the only way to find out would be...
Forum: Australia
May 27th 2008, 4:20 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,467
Posted By NeilP

Re: Buying a car in Australia

I think it can be done if you wait until a bit closer to when you are going to be there. Not sure if it is 100% correct to do this, but it should work:
Just get your buddy to buy the car and...
Forum: Australia
Jan 10th 2008, 8:12 am
Replies: 11
Views: 923
Posted By NeilP

Re: Water is wasted

So are the Water Corporation in WA:

http://www.watercorporation.com.au/W/waterwise_index.cfm

You also get rebates on things like water efficient washing machines:...
Forum: Australia
Dec 6th 2007, 1:01 pm
Replies: 49
Views: 9,272
Posted By NeilP

Re: Singapore Airlines Double baggage!

If the travel agent knew that you had already validated it is probably worth pursuing with either the agent or Singapore Airlines. We were in a similar situation (but had been initially told by...
Forum: Australia
Nov 18th 2007, 12:25 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 627
Posted By NeilP

Re: Cairns/Reef trip... advice?

Another site for you to check out:
http://www.gbrhelicopters.com.au/
Forum: Australia
Oct 30th 2007, 11:03 am
Replies: 10
Views: 812
Posted By NeilP

Re: Renting in Perth

I put some further employment history, - I ran my own company in the UK so put down a business reference and also details of who I was employed by before then. We also put details of the house we...
Forum: Australia
Oct 29th 2007, 1:39 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 474
Posted By NeilP

Re: Renting

The 1 weeks rent is supposedly optional it is supposed to be an indication that you are serious about the application. If your application is unsuccessful you get it back, the only time you lose it...
Forum: Australia
Oct 29th 2007, 12:56 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 812
Posted By NeilP

Re: Renting in Perth

You'd probably looking at around the 400 dollar mark for something decent. It took us some time to find one that we liked, the rental market is very competitive at the moment. You shouldn't have a...
Forum: Australia
Oct 29th 2007, 12:34 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 826
Posted By NeilP

Re: OK to ship food and med to Aus?

Wicker, cane, bamboo etc is allowed, it just needs to be declared. If customs don't like it they will either fumigate it (at your cost) or destroy it (also at your cost).
In our recent shipment we...
Forum: Australia
Sep 6th 2006, 9:51 am
Replies: 20
Views: 1,369
Posted By NeilP

Re: plasma tv's

Australia uses PAL B/G and the UK uses PAL I. Check the specification of the TV to see if it supports both. If it only supports PAL I you'll get a picture but no sound, but you could use it via a...
May 25th 2005, 12:23 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 432
Posted By NeilP

Re: Aus police checks - how long?

Mine took about 6 weeks to come back. Sent approx. 25th March, arrived back in UK 10th May (date on the certificate is 28th April).

Neil
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