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Forum: Australia
Jul 28th 2017, 4:05 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,490
Posted By CAH58

Re: Renting in Australia for 6 months on a e600 visa

I know some states (ACT) in order to rent a house, you must first view the property before putting an application in. The agents will not even allow you to rent a property without viewing it first....
Jul 28th 2017, 3:58 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 789
Posted By CAH58

Re: Car insurance after moving back from Canada

Keith Michaels insured us with discount for our overseas NCD from Australia. All I sent them was this years renewal, also had a 'certificate of policy schedule' on a email which showed our 60% NCD...
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 28th 2017, 10:30 am
Replies: 45
Views: 8,950
Posted By CAH58

Re: Been here 4 months and strugglinh

Hi there, Yes I lived in both NZ and Australia. In my experience the bullying was far worse in NZ amongst the schools and the workplace. Australia isn't without it's problems either, it does tend to...
Jul 28th 2017, 10:10 am
Replies: 24
Views: 1,549
Posted By CAH58

Re: Anyone have any upto date TOR wait times?

WOW £425! Thank god we got our TOR about 5 days before flying out! On collecting our dog at the Pets on Jets centre (Manchester) a lady collecting her cat had no TOR and she was charged around 20...
Jul 13th 2017, 2:47 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 2,103
Posted By CAH58

Re: Lack of UK credit history

It's crazy how agents vary from town to town isn't it? Almost every time I found a house online and emailed to the hubby, it had either already been taken OR didn't accept pets. Some agents charged...
Jul 13th 2017, 2:21 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 2,103
Posted By CAH58

Re: Lack of UK credit history

My hubby returned to UK ahead of me, he was struggling to get a rental that accepts pets. Eventually we found one, but somebody else turned up at the viewing and the gave him preference! She then...
Jul 13th 2017, 2:06 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 603
Posted By CAH58

Re: New to this forum moving back to UK

Yes if I can help in any way I will.
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Jul 13th 2017, 8:31 am
Replies: 11
Views: 603
Posted By CAH58

Re: New to this forum moving back to UK

Hi there and welcome. I came back to UK twice last year for a holiday, first time back in 10 years. The first visit, I couldn't wait to get back 'home' to Australia (I am a Brit) but the second...
Forum: Australia
Jul 13th 2017, 8:21 am
Replies: 25
Views: 2,707
Posted By CAH58

Re: Is this scam call?

That's exactly right Garry, so many times I googled a number and found lists of complaints against that number. My husband was daft enough at times to give his name and DOB until I told him to NEVER...
Jul 13th 2017, 8:12 am
Replies: 4
Views: 385
Posted By CAH58

Re: Just joined

Thank you Spouse of Scouse. Yes I have been in forums over the years so have the basic idea. Welcome to UK and hope you enjoy life here as I did in Australia. I have reasons to go back to visit as my...
Jul 12th 2017, 4:05 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 385
Posted By CAH58

Re: Just joined

Hello everyone, just joined yesterday. Spent 15 years living in both NZ and Australia. Loved Australia in particular. Only came home due to family and work reasons, more opportunities here for hubby,...
Forum: Australia
Jul 12th 2017, 3:54 pm
Replies: 25
Views: 2,707
Posted By CAH58

Re: Is this scam call?

I had a call once from a lady saying she was calling on behalf of Aus Gov asking how we find Australian Banks. She asked who we bank with (gave her a false one just in case) asked how long we had...
Jul 12th 2017, 3:44 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 1,912
Posted By CAH58

Re: Dual Citizen moving to the UK

Hi there, give the Insurance broker Keith Michaels a call as they deal with expats and other nationals coming to the UK
https://www.keithmichaels.co.uk/specialist-car-insurance/expat-car-insurance/...
Jul 12th 2017, 3:41 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 522
Posted By CAH58

Re: Car Insurance

** UPDATE ** Hubby finally got through to Keith Michaels, and we now have fully comp insurance which includes our 60% NCD carried over from OZ! Very good price too. :D :thumbsup: We should be given...
Jul 12th 2017, 1:04 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 522
Posted By CAH58

Re: Car Insurance

Thanks for that. I did bring our insurance policy with me in the suitcase which states the 60% no claims, also have the termination of the policy once we sold the car. Thanks, I will try them and see...
Jul 12th 2017, 11:12 am
Replies: 403
Views: 156,249
Posted By CAH58

Re: New DEFRA Regs from January 2012

Bringing a dog from Australia the requirement is they have a Rabies injection at least 30 days before travel. It has to be a AQIS registered vet. It is a good idea to have the Microchip done first,...
Jul 12th 2017, 10:56 am
Replies: 3
Views: 522
Posted By CAH58

Car Insurance

Anyone else found it hard to get reasonable price car insurance? As we have been out of the country for 15 years, our NCD is not accepted here, so starting from scratch with no, no claims is...
Jul 10th 2017, 2:55 pm
Replies: 36
Views: 3,399
Posted By CAH58

Re: How do you get life savings from USA bank to the UK when you can't open a UK acco

We used TorFX to transfer our money from Australia, and my husband opened a bank account with Lloyds after reading online they dealt with UK Expats returning home. We got a bank account with them no...
Jul 10th 2017, 2:52 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 1,653
Posted By CAH58

Re: New here! Pet question

LOL Yes they cost a fortune but well worth it! Now the dog has to get used to the English countryside smells (and nettles) LOL and of course the rain, plenty of it. We also flew Emirates and had the...
Jul 10th 2017, 12:24 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 1,653
Posted By CAH58

Re: New here! Pet question

I have just brought over my dog from Australia using Jetpets. They were in touch all of the way at each stage of my dog's journey. I was only on the last leg of the flight from Dubai to Manchester...
Jul 10th 2017, 12:14 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 1,549
Posted By CAH58

Re: Anyone have any upto date TOR wait times?

Hi there, ours took about 4 weeks approximately, and was just in time before our dog was due to fly from Australia. The tax was a small amount anyway which you can claim back if it doesn't arrive in...
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