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Forum: USA
Dec 10th 2019, 8:39 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 730
Posted By g1ant

Shipping BACK to the UK.

Anyone just given up and returned home? Are there the same problems shipping your stuff back as there are coming the other way.
Any recommendations or otherwise for shipping companies.
Im not...
Dec 10th 2019, 8:16 pm
Replies: 43
Views: 3,584
Posted By g1ant

Re: Life Knows How To Kick You In The Teeth!

That’s a bugger. I kinda know how you feel. Things were going good for us after 11 years here when some twat totaled my car and all but killed me.
three weeks in ICU and a total of five months in...
Oct 26th 2019, 4:13 am
Replies: 62
Views: 7,157
Posted By g1ant

Re: Healthcare - out of network expenses

My bill was from Georgetown Fire Dept EMS. They billed $1100. My insurance paid $450 and I got balance billed for the rest.
Forum: USA
Oct 26th 2019, 1:08 am
Replies: 3
Views: 682
Posted By g1ant

Shipping iPad to UK.

I’m sending my dad in England my old iPad.
Does anyone have experience of the best shipping method that isn’t going to get him stung with customs charges.
The value of the iPad is $225.
thanks...
Oct 26th 2019, 1:05 am
Replies: 62
Views: 7,157
Posted By g1ant

Re: Healthcare - out of network expenses

who is your medical insurance company and who was the ambulance company?
i am in a similar situation.
Forum: USA
Jul 6th 2018, 9:47 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 2,397
Posted By g1ant

Re: Virtual number for SMS

Santander won't accept a number that isn't from an established mobile provider. I have a number from Telos that takes calls and SMS but Santander's system will not recognise the number.
Forum: USA
Mar 12th 2017, 5:57 am
Forum: USA
Jan 10th 2017, 3:41 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 2,739
Posted By g1ant

Re: singapore airlines bargains IAH - Manchester

We are on it in May. $602 return.
Flying in economy for the first time for a long time. :ohmy::ohmy:
Sep 20th 2016, 4:46 pm
Replies: 1,018
Views: 1,200,031
Posted By g1ant

Re: Traveling cheaply and well using miles and points

Indeed. But for that price, I'm not even thinking of burning miles.

I'll be sitting in the back for the first time for 8 years..... the indignity of it !!!
Sep 19th 2016, 9:45 pm
Replies: 1,018
Views: 1,200,031
Posted By g1ant

Re: Traveling cheaply and well using miles and points

From October Singapore Airlines switch their Houston-Moscow flight to Houston-Manchester.

It's available wide open dates through to next summer for $606 all in. That's a great deal.
Jul 26th 2016, 5:44 am
Replies: 19
Views: 1,108
Posted By g1ant

Re: gang steals £20k worth of jammie dodgers...

When I lived in Birstall, Yorkshire (famous now the shooting of an MP) about 15 years ago, someone knocked off a 40ft trailer full of Cadbury's cream eggs.

If you would have stood in the market...
Jun 23rd 2016, 5:58 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 3,053
Posted By g1ant

Re: Global Entry

You are good to go as soon as your interview is finished. You don't need the actual card for anything at all.
Jun 16th 2016, 6:41 pm
Replies: 41
Views: 2,927
Posted By g1ant

UK MP murder

And I thought all the crazy people lived in the USA.

Jo Cox MP shot and stabbed to death in Birstall, W Yorkshire.
300 yards from the house that I lived in for 25 years before I moved to Texas....
Jun 8th 2016, 1:36 am
Replies: 50
Views: 4,345
Posted By g1ant

Re: The old country has gone to the dogs

Better pubs in Shipley too.
Jun 2nd 2016, 5:29 am
Replies: 1,018
Views: 1,200,031
Posted By g1ant

Re: AA business award space to Europe wide open

I have a RTW trip to Oktoberfest booked for late September.
AUS-DFW AA F
DFW-FRA AA F (7 day layover in Germany)
MUC-ZRH - LH Y (how will I survive 50 minutes in coach?)
ZRH-HGK - CX F (5...
Jun 1st 2016, 2:58 pm
Replies: 1,018
Views: 1,200,031
Posted By g1ant

Thumbs down Re: AA business award space to Europe wide open

Even with the devaluation AA J is not bad for 57.5K.
I usually fly in F, but not any more. :o
Forum: USA
May 3rd 2016, 9:03 pm
Replies: 29
Views: 2,680
Posted By g1ant

Forum: USA
Apr 23rd 2016, 6:20 am
Replies: 1,661
Views: 421,079
Posted By g1ant

Re: UK state pension and USA social security

No, UK forecast. 40 years.
full pension. I'm not complaining.
Forum: USA
Apr 23rd 2016, 5:53 am
Replies: 1,661
Views: 421,079
Posted By g1ant

Re: UK state pension and USA social security

I just got my pension forecast. It says I have 40 years of contributions.

I'm 50 and have lived here almost exactly 10 years. According to that I paid since the age of 10. It was bloody hard...
Forum: USA
Apr 14th 2016, 4:21 pm
Replies: 51
Views: 4,912
Posted By g1ant

Re: International Drivers License Expired in FL

You are considered a resident of Florida if you:
Reside in Florida for more than six consecutive months.

And if you are a resident, you are required to have a Florida licence.

Who needs to get...
Apr 12th 2016, 5:11 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,821
Posted By g1ant

Re: Elton John

I'll file this one in the "Who Gives A Sh*t" drawer.
Apr 11th 2016, 6:01 am
Replies: 66
Views: 5,818
Posted By g1ant

Re: United Airlines

Usually plentiful.
https://gyazo.com/2ea632d3d7e395e33d202ac02e80635d
Apr 10th 2016, 6:19 pm
Replies: 66
Views: 5,818
Posted By g1ant

Re: United Airlines

Don't do it. It's hell back there. :eek:
Apr 10th 2016, 6:13 pm
Replies: 66
Views: 5,438
Posted By g1ant

Re: Buying a forclosure house

I only ever went to one auction, on the steps of the county courthouse. There were a ton of hopeful people there but the banks won every foreclosure. Never bothered going again.
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