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Nov 9th 2011, 8:59 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 728
Posted By Kingseat

Re: Last surviving relative visa

We pretty much knew that but thought we'd ask anyways.

Thanks for responding.
Nov 9th 2011, 8:26 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 728
Posted By Kingseat

Last surviving relative visa

We think we know the answer to this already but I am putting this out to those who may be know more than we do.

We are a family of 3. My husband's family are now all in australia. Both parents...
Replies: 464
Views: 37,424
Posted By Kingseat

Re: Qld Flooding - general chat and stuff.....

headline new on Sky this morning. I do hope everyone is safe.
Forum: Australia
Dec 28th 2010, 10:04 am
Replies: 9
Views: 1,310
Posted By Kingseat

Re: Things to do with the grandparents - perth

Would you believe we've done the Prison tour twice. Both times we had the same guide. A guy called Terry I think. On our third visit with friends we found out he retired.

We moved back to the...
Forum: Australia
Dec 23rd 2010, 2:05 pm
Replies: 42
Views: 15,410
Posted By Kingseat

Re: Best Airline - UK to Perth

I really would never do Qantas or Emirates again (although if you go BA your flight from Asia into Perth will always be Qantas). I just don't rate them as airlines although others on here rave about...
Forum: Australia
Dec 22nd 2010, 5:20 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 1,817
Posted By Kingseat

Re: Shipping Insurance

I disagree with lots of the above. We've used them both.

They wanted professional packing. Assuming this was the case, they were happy to insure us for storage (we had 3 weeks before our items...
Forum: Australia
Dec 16th 2010, 6:45 am
Replies: 19
Views: 1,948
Posted By Kingseat

Re: Anyone has an opinion on Honda Jazz?

We had one as a hire car for 3 weeks. its an ok little car. But as somone said above, if you can get better and more for the same money then look at that. The jazz is a very basic car but does the...
Forum: Australia
Dec 12th 2010, 6:12 pm
Replies: 61
Views: 6,205
Posted By Kingseat

Re: car seats

It doesn't matter if they are made by the same people and are the same seat. If you bring one to Australia that doesn't carry the Australia equivalent of a UK kite mark it is illegal.
Forum: The Barbie
Dec 4th 2010, 3:25 pm
Replies: 102
Views: 5,513
Posted By Kingseat

Re: Who have you sat next to on a plane/train etc

Bob Geldof - dirty, smelly, arrogant twat of a man - on a flight from LHR to Edinburgh.

I also sat next to Billy Connolly in the waiting area at Sydne Bridge Climb.
Forum: The Barbie
Dec 1st 2010, 11:24 am
Replies: 61
Views: 3,263
Posted By Kingseat

Re: Arsonists - how would you punish them?

Lordy. That is a hard one. I don't think I'd like to see them severely burned so they need care because that is then a drain on government funding/benefits etc.

Prison obviously but I'd probably...
Forum: Australia
Nov 20th 2010, 11:10 am
Replies: 9
Views: 878
Posted By Kingseat

Re: Buying things for delivery before we arrive.

I wish I'd known that in July Dorothy! We ended up with an awful cake for my son's birthday!
Forum: Australia
Nov 19th 2010, 11:20 am
Replies: 4
Views: 836
Posted By Kingseat

Re: Advice please - damaged laptop in accident at hotel

Will their own home contents insurance not cover it? Ours would.
Forum: Australia
Nov 18th 2010, 7:45 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 2,963
Posted By Kingseat

Re: Australia or UK? - Difficult circumstances

As the others have said it should be your husband moving out and not you with your children. May be you need to get some professional advice though.

This site might help you
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Nov 18th 2010, 12:05 pm
Replies: 37
Views: 4,796
Posted By Kingseat

Re: Finally...we have a date for going home!

Just a little thing that might help when you get back. If you can download your local electoral register forms and get them into the UK as quickly as possible. There is an update of the national...
Forum: Australia
Nov 12th 2010, 5:47 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 5,371
Posted By Kingseat

Re: Air Mail Post to UK

about a week. That said, I had a letter sent to me last Tuesday from Perth and it arrived last Friday which was super quick!
Forum: Australia
Nov 12th 2010, 5:45 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 852
Posted By Kingseat

Re: Getting post forwarded to Oz

Its £110 for the year per surname not per person.
Forum: Australia
Nov 12th 2010, 2:21 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 669
Posted By Kingseat

Re: Child car seats - where to buy near Joondalup

Not bad thanks. Cold though! Hope your plans are coming along!
Forum: The Barbie
Nov 12th 2010, 2:19 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 434
Posted By Kingseat

Re: WA Car Registration

Which DVLA won't accept. Think I've managed to get a UK importer to do a certificate for me which is good.

Settling in ok. No job yet so getting twitchy about that but doing ok. Miss Perth...
Forum: Australia
Nov 11th 2010, 1:43 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 669
Posted By Kingseat

Re: Child car seats - where to buy near Joondalup

Target, Big W and Toys R us are all in Joondalup. Target and Big W are in Lakeside and Toys R Us are in Winton Road. There are also several baby shops in Joondalup like baby on a budget.
Forum: The Barbie
Nov 11th 2010, 1:36 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 434
Posted By Kingseat

WA Car Registration

Can anyone help?

My husband brought his motorbike back to the UK from Australia and went to register it today. DVLA won't register it without the original registration papers, ie equivalent to UK...
Forum: Australia
Nov 5th 2010, 9:04 am
Replies: 130
Views: 10,784
Posted By Kingseat

Re: Do you ever get used to Aussie Christmases?

I didn't particularly enjoy our WA Christmas last year. I personally felt locals made more of mother's day! The whole run up was completely souless, no carols, no naff made for TV movies on. In...
Forum: The Barbie
Nov 1st 2010, 7:51 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 519
Posted By Kingseat

Australian ad - website name please!

There is an advert on foxtel for a huge cupcake and I think the deal was BOGOF! Can anyone tell me the website for it please?! Thanks
Forum: Australia
Oct 26th 2010, 12:29 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,041
Posted By Kingseat

Re: Shipping Insurance

We used L&P too. Had to claim with stuff going out to Australia which was sorted very quickly.

Have just written to advise of a claim again now we are back in the UK - to my husband's ducati...
Forum: The Barbie
Oct 25th 2010, 7:20 am
Replies: 179
Views: 11,192
Posted By Kingseat

Re: Totally shocked at grocery prices!

You can and will get cheaper and better fruit at the markets. I used to head to Wanneroo market on a Sunday to stock up. You need to find the right seller as some do sell substandard fruit and veg...
Oct 25th 2010, 7:13 am
Replies: 9
Views: 1,781
Posted By Kingseat

Re: Moving back to UK - shipping advice

We did this recently and used Kent in Perth. Wouldn't use them again.
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