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Jul 4th 2022, 10:01 am
Replies: 10
Views: 750
Posted By vh3

Re: Curiosity question - second moves

Yes, the grass isn't always greener on the other side which is why we are enjoying the quiet right now. However, we both miss a number of things and where we thought a couple of days in a city every...
Jul 4th 2022, 7:49 am
Replies: 10
Views: 750
Posted By vh3

Re: Curiosity question - second moves

I am so glad everything is working out well for you. And that the rest of the family are coming over as well.
Jul 4th 2022, 7:46 am
Replies: 10
Views: 750
Posted By vh3

Re: Curiosity question - second moves

We settled in a very quiet area of Scotland which is close to family and friends. We found a house that we fell in love with and have no regrets as it has allowed us to get re-established back in the...
Jul 2nd 2022, 9:22 am
Replies: 10
Views: 750
Posted By vh3

Curiosity question - second moves

Hi, I have a curiosity question. Do people every move a second time once they come back to the UK? We have no regret about returning however we may decide in the future that our chosen area may not...
Jul 2nd 2022, 9:19 am
Replies: 1
Views: 418
Posted By vh3

Re: Wine transport

We moved back with 24 bottles of wine. We just used containers bought from UHaul and the shippers were happy to take them. We didn't take more than 24 as we would have had to pay duty and that was...
Apr 10th 2022, 4:54 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,033
Posted By vh3

Re: Filling out a D1 to exchange my license back to a UK one

Hi, We have just gone through this. We were lucky and kept our old green licence so we enclosed that as a reference. We did however enter our last UK address and the date we returned to the UK to...
Apr 9th 2022, 7:14 am
Replies: 4
Views: 844
Posted By vh3

Re: ToR list of items.

I used a very simple excel spreadsheet which seemed to work. For really small stuff I would have a misc box but tried to state if it was for living room/kitchen/laundry etc so that at least...
Forum: Back Home
Mar 31st 2022, 9:35 am
Replies: 3
Views: 2,537
Posted By vh3

6 months back

It has now been 6 months since we returned to the UK from BC, Canada. It has flown by as we had so much to do but we are now into our new home and feel we can finally put roots down. We never felt...
Mar 9th 2022, 7:22 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,925
Posted By vh3

Re: TOR1 Application rejected due to no UK address

No, it doesn’t matter as per HMRC.
Mar 9th 2022, 7:21 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,925
Posted By vh3

Re: TOR1 Application rejected due to no UK address

Hi, when we came back last autumn HMRC told us to use our hotel as an address as the majority of folks don’t have accommodation lined up.
Feb 6th 2022, 11:13 am
Replies: 19
Views: 3,464
Posted By vh3

Re: Tips on preparing to move home

We were very lucky that friends made the same move 7 years ago so could give us a lot of direction. We (well me) used this forum to the max and decided not to be too proud and just ask anything....
Forum: Back Home
Feb 6th 2022, 10:59 am
Replies: 10
Views: 3,945
Posted By vh3

Re: 5 week anniversary

We used Armstrong out of Vancouver which were excellent and kept us informed of all delays (which there were many). Our stuff finally arrived on Monday and that is where things fell of the rails... ...
Jan 20th 2022, 6:43 am
Replies: 26
Views: 3,300
Posted By vh3

Re: NZ to Scotland in the post covid/brexit world

Best of luck with your move. We recently returned to Scotland after 25 years in Canada. So far, no regrets. I didn't realise how much I missed being close to family. You don't need to see them lots...
Jan 13th 2022, 12:14 pm
Replies: 33
Views: 4,285
Posted By vh3

Re: Relocate back to Scotland, fears are real!!

We relocated to the Moray Coast (Kinloss) where we have family. We originally wanted to go to the Borders however COVID was bad when we arrived and we wanted to be close to family, so here we are. ...
Jan 10th 2022, 7:39 am
Replies: 33
Views: 4,285
Posted By vh3

Re: Relocate back to Scotland, fears are real!!

We returned to a Scotland in September after 25 years in Canada. It took a number of years of soul searching but having made the move, nothing beats being closer to family and life long friends. If...
Forum: Back Home
Dec 16th 2021, 11:01 am
Replies: 10
Views: 3,945
Posted By vh3

Re: 5 week anniversary

I am so glad you are enjoying your time back in England. Like you, we are enjoying being back home and closer to family and friends. I must say, so far we don't miss BC at all. That however might...
Dec 16th 2021, 10:57 am
Replies: 30
Views: 3,674
Posted By vh3

Re: Moving foreign Covid vax record to UK/NHS

Thank you for sharing this information. We have AstraZeneca followed by 2 doses of Pfizer so fingers crossed.
Dec 6th 2021, 2:29 pm
Replies: 68
Views: 7,395
Posted By vh3

Re: Finally, moving back to England!

We renewed our British passports from Canada after a lag of nearly 20 years. It was the easiest thing we ever did. Super timely as well.
Dec 6th 2021, 2:22 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,996
Posted By vh3

Re: Transfer of Residence form

Fingers crossed you hear back soon. Let us know how it went.
Dec 6th 2021, 2:21 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,996
Posted By vh3

Re: Transfer of Residence form

Sorry for the late reply. We just listed items that we shiipped.
Dec 6th 2021, 2:17 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,996
Posted By vh3

Re: Transfer of Residence form

Hello, I am just about to send you a direct message with the information we used.
Nov 30th 2021, 9:31 am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,996
Posted By vh3

Re: Transfer of Residence form

Sona90
I have sent you a privite message with the information. Unfortunately I couldn't (or don't know how) to attach my spreadsheet however I copied all the info for you.
Nov 29th 2021, 8:54 am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,996
Posted By vh3

Re: Transfer of Residence form

We itemised everything by room which made it easier (for us anyway). We did detail things however we entered 1 box of ornaments, box of napkins (dont ask), box of games but did detail ornamental...
Nov 29th 2021, 8:44 am
Replies: 6
Views: 1,176
Posted By vh3

Re: Moving belongings?

We became firm friends with our local charity shops. We preferred to donate good items rather than sell for next to nothing.
Nov 28th 2021, 6:50 am
Replies: 6
Views: 1,176
Posted By vh3

Re: Moving belongings?

We sold all our electrical goods with few exceptions. We decided to take all our furniture with us (we were in a condo so everything went in a 20 foot container). From what we have seen it has been...
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