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Forum: USA
Aug 11th 2009, 3:28 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 432
Posted By Amandabee

Re: Aussie gas camping equipment

Just realised my location is still texas, we"re in the UK now.

We had to buy a converter to make it work in the US, I know the gas bottle is different and they wont let you ship it anyway.
Forum: USA
Aug 11th 2009, 3:23 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 432
Posted By Amandabee

Re: Aussie gas camping equipment

Yup we have our aussie BBQ here and all other camping stuff!

I think you might need to buy a valve or something, but it does work.

Amanda
Forum: Australia
Aug 11th 2009, 2:08 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 339
Posted By Amandabee

Need some advice for parents (parental contributory visa) and finances

Hi guys,

my parents have been given the contributory visa, and I am now just looking into aspects of their financial situation.

Is there any reliable sites out there that will give information...
Jul 30th 2009, 3:39 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 837
Posted By Amandabee

Re: Help our doggy!!!!

I'm not sure if this helps, but the quarentine facility can be any in the UK, so you can get one closer to where you will be living. All you have to do is get a transport company that is defra...
Jul 17th 2009, 11:21 am
Replies: 9
Views: 1,107
Posted By Amandabee

Re: should i have 2nd child in oz b4 returning?

Just one more point to consider, many private health insurances won't cover for childbirth/pregnancy if you havent had the coverage for a while.

Also in my area it wouldnt have mattered if I was...
Jul 17th 2009, 11:17 am
Replies: 10
Views: 1,987
Posted By Amandabee

Re: Pet travel from USA to UK?

We sorted it all out ourselves. it wasnt that hard actually. Just a matter of booking the dogs on the flight, and then turning up to the flight.

It saved a lot of cash, and we knew that they...
Apr 22nd 2009, 9:08 am
Replies: 5
Views: 969
Posted By Amandabee

Dog microchip and re-registration

Hi has anyone had any success or recommendations with registering their pets with their exisiting microchips, once you've moved back to the UK.

So far I'm running into some walls trying to find a...
Forum: Teaching
Apr 16th 2009, 12:27 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 660
Posted By Amandabee

Re: How would I get a teaching job once i'm there?

If you're planning on working in the state sector, then you need to apply to education queensland. You need to provide documents to demonstrate your previous employment etc.

You'll also need to...
Forum: USA
Apr 16th 2009, 11:49 am
Replies: 17
Views: 1,252
Posted By Amandabee

Re: Any teachers on here?

Amandabee - cheers, maybe I can PM you if that's ok and find out a bit more of your experiences in teaching.[/QUOTE]

Pm away :D

I wish we had been living in Austin, we visited there and fell in...
Forum: USA
Apr 15th 2009, 5:37 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 1,677
Posted By Amandabee

Re: Calling the US from a UK mobile - cheapest options?

I've been using a kind of phone card called just3 or just5, it costs 3 or 5 pounds and gives a 02 number to call. Every call is 1pence a minute whether to a mobile or landline. I got this because I...
Forum: USA
Apr 15th 2009, 3:18 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,252
Posted By Amandabee

Re: Any teachers on here?

Hi I was a teacher in Houston until we left a couple of months ago. I taught in a high school and a grade 9 campus. If you havent taught before then there isnt much you can compare it to, but of...
Mar 30th 2009, 12:17 pm
Replies: 33
Views: 2,002
Posted By Amandabee

Re: To Houston or not to Houston, that is the question

Oh yeah I forgot about the homicide, I had 2 kids in my class at school who were directly affected by guns, one's brother was killed for his 'rims' and another's sister was shot by her boyfriend. ...
Mar 30th 2009, 12:08 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,289
Posted By Amandabee

Re: Practicalities of moving back

Also you can hire furniture packages at either end to make life easier. We've done that on both moves, and it makes the time waiting for shipments to arrive much easier.

If you can't sell your...
Mar 30th 2009, 12:03 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 823
Posted By Amandabee

Re: How do I do these things back in the UK ?

I've just moved back, and in a (probably) similar situation to yours,

So far I havent had any problem setting anything up. We opened a bank account first, and even though our balance was ZERO,...
Mar 29th 2009, 11:55 am
Replies: 33
Views: 2,002
Posted By Amandabee

Re: To Houston or not to Houston, that is the question

I've just moved from Houston to the UK, and am so relieved. I would honestly not recommend Houston as a place to live even for (and probably especially for) a short period of time. I would agree...
Mar 27th 2009, 2:54 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,143
Posted By Amandabee

Re: Taking pets home to the UK

Same here, our dogs had been vaccinated against rabies and one had a microchip that was ok, the other had a 'generic' microchip done in the states and that wasnt the correct one, so she needed a new...
Mar 13th 2009, 5:06 pm
Replies: 1,414
Views: 99,926
Posted By Amandabee

Re: the ALL NEW SPARKLY contributory parents visa thread!!!

Hi I'm not sure if this has been asked before, and I'm on a tempoary pay as you go internet connection so really can't go through all the threads (sorry)

My mum and dad have just been asked to pay...
Forum: USA
Mar 10th 2009, 5:27 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,320
Posted By Amandabee

Re: car insurance help on international licence needed

Rebster- took me a while to work out your confusion :lol:

Thanks for the replies, I finally managed to get some insurance, apparently my car is a 'high performance car'!!!! its a 7 seater people...
Forum: USA
Mar 9th 2009, 4:41 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,320
Posted By Amandabee

Re: car insurance help on international licence needed

Thanks, I had done that a couple of days ago, but in the current climate I wanted to go with a more established company (well at least one that I recognised from when I was here last). those two...
Forum: USA
Mar 9th 2009, 4:31 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,320
Posted By Amandabee

Re: car insurance help on international licence needed

Luckily they will accept my no claims bonus from australia, but its the car and his international licence that's the problem.

Just tried Churchill no luck there either!
Forum: USA
Mar 9th 2009, 4:10 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,320
Posted By Amandabee

car insurance help on international licence needed

Hi, we have just moved to the UK from texas, and my husband who is a Kiwi does not have a UK licence. We've bought a 2L engine car, and I have just called direct line for a quote and they cannot...
Forum: USA
Jan 15th 2009, 2:56 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 15,897
Posted By Amandabee

Re: Can you get a green card as a secondary school teacher (age 11-16)

I know with my state Texas (and a few others I have heard about) they will give you a provisional licence to teach based on your UK quals, but you have to meet requirements within a certain time...
Forum: USA
Jan 14th 2009, 3:40 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 15,897
Posted By Amandabee

Re: Can you get a green card as a secondary school teacher (age 11-16)

I am teaching over here (on a spouse visa) and every school I have applied to has said "we don't sponsor visa's for overseas teachers". So I would really doubt if you could find a school to sponsor...
Forum: USA
Oct 20th 2008, 6:52 pm
Replies: 32
Views: 5,874
Posted By Amandabee

Re: counter-signatory for UK passport

Thanks jerseygirl - this is the one reason that I don't post on here unless it is an absolute emergency.

OF COURSE I WENT TO THE WEBSITE. but the forms do not say how long you have to know...
Forum: USA
Oct 20th 2008, 5:52 pm
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