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Apr 30th 2014, 10:28 am
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Posted By ble

Re: NZ-UK

Hi

We got a quote for 13k for 3/4 of a 40 ft container. That was with Convoy.

Got a quote of 10.5k for 20ft container 'condensed packed' from Crown. Both companies were shown the same items...
Apr 5th 2014, 1:04 am
Replies: 32
Views: 3,065
Posted By ble

Re: last minute jitters, anyone else?

And if we each had a coffee (or tea - if that's your poison) it would be like a coffee morning.:D
Apr 4th 2014, 8:23 pm
Replies: 32
Views: 3,065
Posted By ble

Re: last minute jitters, anyone else?

I know - but it was for sole use of a 40ft.
So I guess looking at your price it is about right.

I have a another couple of companies coming round, and have also asked for what sort of cost saving...
Apr 4th 2014, 9:24 am
Replies: 32
Views: 3,065
Posted By ble

Re: last minute jitters, anyone else?

That is with us shipping what I thought was a reduced household.
But with a queen bed, 3 singles, 2 cots, 2 chest of drawers, 1 bookcase, 1 sideboard, lounge suite, 4 blanket boxes ....

Okay, it...
Apr 3rd 2014, 11:07 pm
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Views: 3,065
Posted By ble

Re: last minute jitters, anyone else?

Oh the stories you will be able to tell.

And - you have had the guts to try something new, and while that didn't work out - there is no saying that a different new thing won't be the one for you!...
Apr 2nd 2014, 1:54 am
Replies: 180
Views: 23,668
Posted By ble

Re: NZ-UK

Sad, mostly.

I am leaving my family, and in the last year or so I have made a couple of good friends.
But I know, having done this before how to keep in touch with everyone, and that some who...
Apr 2nd 2014, 12:42 am
Replies: 180
Views: 23,668
Posted By ble

Re: NZ-UK

Thanks.

How is it going with yourselves?

Just had convoys in and the guy was nice. Should have a quote tomorrow. Apparently I will be over a 20ft container. Oh well. Figured that might be...
Apr 1st 2014, 11:01 pm
Replies: 32
Views: 3,065
Posted By ble

Re: last minute jitters, anyone else?

I think the above is a large part of it

I always felt like we were living the dream for loads of our friends and OH family in the UK.
On behalf of them as they couldn't or wouldn't do it for...
Mar 31st 2014, 2:04 am
Replies: 180
Views: 23,668
Posted By ble

Re: NZ-UK

Just adding again to this thread to bump it to the top for barberella1973 as she was wanting to know what companies are out there and I didn't know how to copy the link in while on then ipad. ...
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 26th 2014, 9:46 am
Replies: 40
Views: 2,597
Posted By ble

Re: May Arrivals and Departures 2014

Leaving May 21, one way Christchurch to UK (via 3 wk hol in America).
Me, OH and a gaggle of kids. (We are the family that get frowned at for daring to travel with more than 3 kids):rofl:
Mar 26th 2014, 9:36 am
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Views: 725
Posted By ble

Re: NZ House Sold, UK here we come..

Looking around 20 May.
Not too far away - scary stuff!
Mar 26th 2014, 7:36 am
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Views: 725
Posted By ble

Re: NZ House Sold, UK here we come..

:rofl:
Loved that movie
Mar 26th 2014, 12:58 am
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Views: 725
Posted By ble

NZ House Sold, UK here we come..

Okay, just a wee update for you all, I know that I have'nt been on here much the last month or so.
Been a busy wee time selling the house, toddlers operation, general chaos of having 5 kids under my...
Mar 26th 2014, 12:50 am
Replies: 18
Views: 2,297
Posted By ble

Re: Moving back to the UK from NZ... Help!!

Hi
From memory when my OH did his citizenship a couple of years ago one of the requirements where that you intended to stay in NZ. But sometimes things crop up with elderly parents and the like and...
Feb 24th 2014, 1:55 am
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Views: 23,668
Posted By ble

Re: NZ-UK

Exciting times for both you and Davros

We are still in the process of selling but OH has given notice as at the end of term 1 (although all is flexible if house doesn't sell)
But given that once...
Feb 8th 2014, 3:24 am
Replies: 180
Views: 23,668
Posted By ble

Re: NZ-UK

Thanks for the update.

We had our first open home, with four groups through and another two lots booked to come though in the next week. So things are moving this end.
But I will be honest, I...
Forum: Back Home
Jan 31st 2014, 9:49 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 4,392
Posted By ble

Re: Four weeks in and first wobble

Or your wedding day.
So much hype about the day itself, but once it's over the real reality and hard slog starts:rofl:


But in all seriousness, I suspect I too am going to have serious wobbles. ...
Forum: Back Home
Jan 31st 2014, 7:10 pm
Replies: 57
Views: 12,245
Posted By ble

Re: Back but struggling

Don't feel a sense of failure that your adventure didn't work the first time.
And don't let that stop you trying somewhere else if the opportunity came up and you thought it good for the family....
Forum: Back Home
Jan 31st 2014, 9:16 am
Replies: 57
Views: 12,245
Posted By ble

Re: Back but struggling

I feel for you.
7 years ago when we moved back to my homeland I struggled for years to find peace with the decision. I was super happy with our life in the UK and wasn't bothered about moving to...
Jan 30th 2014, 10:49 pm
Replies: 180
Views: 23,668
Posted By ble

Re: NZ-UK

Thanks for that.
I will definately call them and see what they say for our container load in a few weeks.

House officially on the market, went live last night apparently. So here's hoping for a...
Jan 24th 2014, 6:59 am
Replies: 180
Views: 23,668
Posted By ble

Re: NZ-UK

That is good to hear, reassuring on the cleaning front.
We are just out of Darfield.
Jan 23rd 2014, 5:43 am
Replies: 180
Views: 23,668
Posted By ble

Re: NZ-UK

I will check up on what my hubby has in his Very Important Big Box of Must Not Throw Out Cords and Plugs, which might come in use one day ... :rofl:
Jan 23rd 2014, 5:40 am
Replies: 180
Views: 23,668
Posted By ble

Re: NZ-UK

Hi Choccie

Well done in making it back in one piece.
Would be interested in who you use. Where are (were) you in NZ out of interest. We are Canterbury.

Just done the day in the garden. ...
Jan 22nd 2014, 7:56 pm
Replies: 180
Views: 23,668
Posted By ble

Re: NZ-UK

Thanks - I hadn't thought of calling them for a quote.
Where you happy with the service?
Jan 22nd 2014, 7:49 pm
Replies: 180
Views: 23,668
Posted By ble

Re: NZ-UK

You're on!?! :thumbsup:

I would suggest though that strong spirits might be the way to go - Hubby and I find a whiskey or three is quite effective:rofl:


Right, estate agent phoning today to...
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