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Forum: Australia
Nov 28th 2006, 5:09 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 999
Posted By markeh

Re: Limit on Funds Transfer

The tax man likes your money! :p he will won't his cut!

Death and tax's old boy.

Bye
Mark
Forum: Australia
Nov 28th 2006, 11:11 am
Replies: 4
Views: 455
Posted By markeh

Re: transferring money

Hiya,
you could alway's open an account with HIFX and then transfer it that way.
Write a cheque from the Uk account and the transfer should cost you nothing.

Bye
Mark
Forum: Australia
Nov 27th 2006, 8:41 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 632
Posted By markeh

Re: if you can move to oz you can do anything!!!

[QUOTE=aston man]if you can put up with everything that you have to endure whilst trying to get into oz ,i honestly think that you could do anything..

selling your house,moving , filling in forms...
Forum: Australia
Nov 27th 2006, 7:42 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 350
Posted By markeh

Re: Telephones

Hiya, do a search,
their was a previous thread that said that the UK phoones would not ring withoutr a capacitor in the adaptor & that you caould buy one from Maplins.
VD36P is the part number.
...
Forum: Australia
Nov 25th 2006, 9:00 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 471
Posted By markeh

Re: uk ni contributions while living in oz

Hiya Lovealot,
It's explained in form ni38, do a google on it and you should find it. The contribution rate is in form GL23 - I think it's £2.10 / week.

You can wait up to 6 years, pay it monthly...
Forum: Australia
Nov 23rd 2006, 7:31 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 732
Posted By markeh

Re: transfer of money hassle!

The cheque option is also cheeper, for an electronic transfer they charge you! :eek:
Send them a cheque.

Bye
Mark
Forum: Australia
Nov 23rd 2006, 7:28 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 406
Posted By markeh

When The Container Comes!

Hi all,
Shipping all the "junk" from Uk to OZ - Port of Melbourne, so what happens once the container arrives at Port? who calls you?
I know that it will have to go through customs and AQS, is this...
Forum: Australia
Nov 4th 2006, 9:35 am
Replies: 4
Views: 390
Posted By markeh

Re: Need Help- Address in Melboure for Shipping

Talk about a panic! :scared: :eek:

I think it's a timely reminder to me to keep the old fashioned address book, and not an electronic one, but the paper type.

Thanks
Mark
Forum: Australia
Nov 4th 2006, 9:28 am
Replies: 11
Views: 726
Posted By markeh

Re: Dishwashers

Debs,
I've only just read the instructions for mine, after discovering them whilst shipping the house.

Can you turn the salt dose down / off?

Failing that get someone to send you a bag of the...
Forum: Australia
Nov 4th 2006, 9:24 am
Replies: 4
Views: 390
Posted By markeh

Re: Need Help- Address in Melboure for Shipping

Thank You Bordy. :)

many of these for you :beer: :beer: :beer:

Mark
Forum: Australia
Nov 4th 2006, 8:13 am
Replies: 4
Views: 390
Posted By markeh

Need Help- Address in Melboure for Shipping

Hiy all,
bit of a panic, the container with all my possessions came, got packed and left yesterday.

Only one small problem they require a contact name, address, and land line number in Oz,...
Forum: Australia
Oct 11th 2006, 6:24 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 573
Posted By markeh

Re: Leave UK end of October

Graham,
you are lucky, mine don't seam to be talking to me!
I've signed the contract, undated, but they just ask questions :confused:

Oh well, plenty more time for packing :rolleyes:

Bye...
Forum: Australia
Sep 6th 2006, 4:41 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 524
Posted By markeh

Re: Bringing my car to Aussie?

Hiya Andy,
I'm taking the wife's Range Rover for me :D

As long as you have owned it for 12 months then the process looks ok, but you need to get permission before you export it, which cost $50....
Forum: Australia
Aug 3rd 2006, 8:31 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 535
Posted By markeh

Re: A Little One on The Way (Without a Visa!)

Hiya Chris & Angie and congratulations!

Not a problem, just apply to High Comission in london for Child Visa and it should beback reely quickly, post short medical for baby and @£500.

But you...
Forum: Australia
Jul 30th 2006, 8:16 am
Replies: 9
Views: 498
Posted By markeh

Re: Done it - 'booked flights'

Hiya,
out of interest how much did you pay and did you opt for one way or return?

I know that the USA looks like a good place to have a holiday for a couple of weeks.
Bye
Mark
Forum: Australia
Jul 29th 2006, 7:07 am
Replies: 9
Views: 731
Posted By markeh

Re: extra baggage and stopover

Hiya Pearly,
we are considering going via the US, and having a stop over whilst their to taki in the Grand Canyon, Las Vegas etc.

I did previously contact Singapore Airlines, and their message...
Forum: Australia
Jul 29th 2006, 6:49 am
Replies: 1
Views: 701
Posted By markeh

Re: UK National Insurance Contributions

Good old government,
Wait until you find out about your state pension :eek:

Bye
Mark
Forum: Australia
Jul 25th 2006, 8:53 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 318
Posted By markeh

Re: Renew old passports with visa in ,before or after validation ?

Hiya,
wasn't it in the papers today that UK passport costs go up in October?

Might be best to do it now rather than then. :cool:

Bye
Mark
Jul 24th 2006, 7:58 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 633
Posted By markeh

Re: Child Visa Procedure for PR Parents

Hiya,
we too had our daughter after getting Visa.
Took only 1 week from the Australian High Commission in London - ACE!

Fill forms in and you don't need a statutory declaration, just both sign...
Forum: Australia
Jul 3rd 2006, 6:08 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 448
Posted By markeh

Re: HAPPY TO HELP! anyone moving over to geelong area

Nikki,
what an offer :)
We plan to head over in November, that's if we can de-clutter by then and the house gets sold :rolleyes:
That reminds me must put it up for sail some time :eek:
(that's...
Forum: Australia
Jun 26th 2006, 5:43 pm
Replies: 37
Views: 1,575
Posted By markeh

Re: Land Rover Versus Range Rover

Hiya,
I believe tat RR, LR and Disco all have a towing limit of 3.5 Tonnes.

I also believe that this is the limit you can to with a car licence before it becomes a lorry, don't know about the law...
Forum: Australia
Jun 19th 2006, 4:39 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 338
Posted By markeh

Re: Need some advice please on for self-shipping

Hiya,
should be an interesting response.
I was reading the thread the other day on self shipping and realised that it could sake a few pounds (worth while having in my pocket) and also give us the...
Forum: Australia
Jun 10th 2006, 9:09 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 798
Posted By markeh

Re: Fish for thought

Hiya Utopia,
We were wondering around (wife was shopping) when we came across the seafood shop in the Westfield mall.
They had such a range of "stuff" we had 3 diferent types of prawn's and they...
Forum: Australia
Jun 10th 2006, 3:30 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 798
Posted By markeh

Fish for thought

Visa Visa Visa, send us all mad, so here is something different;

Fish, the UK is an island,yet we have very little fresh fish. The wife noticed it as well when she came from France. (they must...
Forum: Australia
Jun 9th 2006, 3:59 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 733
Posted By markeh

Re: £ versus $ Is taking it squarely on the chin right now!

Hiya,
could you take out a forward contract, (10% now) paying the remainerd when the money is available?

Just a thaught :confused:

Mark
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