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Forum: USA
Jul 4th 2018, 11:56 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 390
Posted By capin

Forum: USA
Jul 4th 2018, 9:24 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 390
Posted By capin

NC driving licence renewal

Hi All,

I've been living in NC for almost 3 years now and I absolutely love it over here. Here's a bit of an update and a question, I apologize if I get some of the exact terminoligy wrong.

I...
Forum: USA
May 2nd 2017, 9:57 pm
Replies: 54
Views: 4,983
Posted By capin

Re: Anyone homesick?

I've been playing around with various TV systems, meh, its a lot of cat and mouse.

I found Heinz Baked beans in ingles $2.39 a tin - ouch.
Forum: USA
May 2nd 2017, 9:46 pm
Replies: 54
Views: 4,983
Posted By capin

Re: Anyone homesick?

I miss the TV back home, TV in the US is appalling.

I also miss baked beans, bad.
Forum: USA
May 2nd 2017, 8:55 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 726
Posted By capin

Re: Travel insurance

:goodpost:

It looks like I am covered to some extent but I think I still need some sort of travel insurance.

"When you travel outside your home country for leisure or on xxxx business, xxxx...
Forum: USA
May 1st 2017, 8:38 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 726
Posted By capin

Re: Travel insurance

Thanks everyone for the advice.
Forum: USA
May 1st 2017, 5:37 pm
Replies: 38
Views: 3,633
Posted By capin

Re: Job offer in Atlanta

I've driven through Atlanta 3 times on the way to the airport. Once I went straight through on the 85 and after that experience I now use the 285 (which isn't all that much better). I think Atlanta...
Forum: USA
May 1st 2017, 3:58 am
Replies: 38
Views: 3,633
Posted By capin

Re: Job offer in Atlanta

Aaaah, You've been here? :rofl:
Forum: USA
May 1st 2017, 3:46 am
Replies: 62
Views: 2,382
Posted By capin

Re: Using UK Apple devices in the USA

Apple has some fantastic engineers based outside of Cupertino.
Forum: USA
May 1st 2017, 3:26 am
Replies: 10
Views: 726
Posted By capin

Travel insurance

Hi All,

I'm living in NC on an L1-B. I'm off to Thailand in mid May on holiday and am looking for some travel insurance.

Born and raised in the UK but I have an Irish passport, Am I a UK,...
Forum: USA
May 1st 2017, 3:16 am
Replies: 38
Views: 3,633
Posted By capin

Re: Job offer in Atlanta

FWIW, I live around the Denver/LKN area in NC. Moved here about 18 months ago and absolutely love it. I'm so happy I chose the south over San Jose.
Forum: USA
Sep 8th 2016, 9:16 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 1,719
Posted By capin

Re: I.T professional - move to USA (#2)

I gave our lawyers my CV and they filed the petition but they had a lot of questions. Here's an example (and a very simple one at that) -

As you may know, L-1B petitions that are submitted to...
Forum: USA
Sep 8th 2016, 8:34 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 1,719
Posted By capin

Re: I.T professional - move to USA (#2)

My interview was less than a minute in the embassy in Dublin and was a breeze, the 3 hour wait was the worst part by far. The tough questions I was referring to were in the application paperwork (and...
Forum: USA
Sep 8th 2016, 8:06 pm
Replies: 66
Views: 17,670
Posted By capin

Re: Latest AMEX offers

:goodpost:

Nooooooooooooooo

I'll keep telling myself that the cash back would probably have failed after the 20% and I should be happy with 30% off. Keep telling myself that, keep doing it......
Forum: USA
Sep 8th 2016, 7:30 pm
Replies: 66
Views: 17,670
Posted By capin

Re: Latest AMEX offers

Thanks TonRob,

I am buying a house, I got a 10% voucher from lowes and discover are currently doing the 5% home improvement deal doubling at the end of the year for me so I bought my washing...
Forum: USA
Sep 8th 2016, 7:22 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 740
Posted By capin

Re: Mortgage application & Credit History/Job

I rented for my first year here (contract ends on Sept 30th). I love the area I live in and am buying a house across the road (get the keys on the 19th :)). I was going to buy cash but then the UK...
Forum: USA
Sep 8th 2016, 7:15 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 1,719
Posted By capin

Re: I.T professional - move to USA (#2)

I moved over a year ago on an L1B. Funny thing is that MsElui mentioned in part one of this thread that her husband is a manager in SAN storage and server management and I am an engineer in this area...
Forum: USA
Aug 10th 2016, 11:24 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,024
Posted By capin

Re: Car Insurance NC

It was a broker that got me the $3600 policy last year. I am going to go back to them but I wanted to have an idea what I could get direct first. Nationwide are coming in at 178 bucks a month for...
Forum: USA
Aug 10th 2016, 9:07 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,024
Posted By capin

Re: Car Insurance NC

I understand that, Insurance is after all a business. My first years insurance in the US cost me $3600 on a new 4runner. I searched loads of insurance companies and agencies, Geico quoted me nearly...
Forum: USA
Aug 9th 2016, 3:01 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,024
Posted By capin

Re: Car Insurance NC

around the 700 mark. Never been late with any form of payment, just not very established here.
Forum: USA
Aug 8th 2016, 11:36 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,024
Posted By capin

Re: Car Insurance NC

Yes :thumbsup:
Forum: USA
Aug 8th 2016, 11:19 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,024
Posted By capin

Re: Car Insurance NC

Pulaski, thanks for the reply.

I moved to NC on 03 Sep 2015, As part of my relocation I got a hire car for 6 weeks and bought and insured the 4runner round about October 10th and I just paid the...
Forum: USA
Aug 8th 2016, 11:04 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,024
Posted By capin

Re: Car Insurance NC

Thanks for the reply. The money you mentioned is much more like what i am looking to pay. I also read this thread and they all seem to be in the sam ball park -
...
Forum: USA
Aug 8th 2016, 10:04 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,024
Posted By capin

Car Insurance NC

Hi All,

I've read several thread on here about car insurance and had a search through the forums.

I've lived in NC for just about a year. I live near Lake Norman about 30 miles north of...
Forum: USA
Apr 18th 2016, 7:47 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,141
Posted By capin

Re: Buying houses

Hi All,

Thanks a lot for all the responses, suggestions and advice.

Is it fair to say that in my circumstance that buying a house may not be a bad idea and merits further investigation? Just...
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