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Forum: Australia
Jul 17th 2022, 9:59 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 1,045
Posted By Turban Explorer

Re: Uk to oz shipping container cost ATM

Be careful as they can add a lot more cost along the way too which you are not prepared for - demurrage for delays, excess fuel charges keep popping up so don’t assume that is the final cost. The...
Forum: Australia
Jul 17th 2022, 7:05 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 526
Posted By Turban Explorer

Re: Removal nightmares - random charges

The six months late problem has already cost me thousands as I have had to purchase a full set of new furniture already. Allied Pickford have already added £3500 for my change of address in the U.K...
Forum: Australia
Jul 16th 2022, 9:19 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 526
Posted By Turban Explorer

Re: Removal nightmares - random charges

Doesn’t seem like I have any from your post. I’m currently deciding whether I just dump the cargo and walk away.
Forum: Australia
Jul 16th 2022, 6:57 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 526
Posted By Turban Explorer

Re: Removal nightmares - random charges

My contract is ‘door to door’, Allied have consistently tried to charge me extra costs along the way and the shipment is 6 months late. Do we have no legal rights in this process?
Forum: Australia
Jul 15th 2022, 6:33 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 526
Posted By Turban Explorer

Removal nightmares - random charges

After a nightmare of a move with Allied Pickford , my furniture and possessions have arrived 6 months late, in the U.K. and I’ve just got a random bill for demurrage and fuel surcharges of an...
Forum: Italy
Feb 27th 2022, 9:09 am
Replies: 13
Views: 1,182
Posted By Turban Explorer

Re: Buying in Italy after Brexit ?

Thank you for the warning. Given the amount of property for sale I was assuming we would have it for life. As we have a history in renovating and interior design and have time on our hands we...
Forum: Italy
Feb 26th 2022, 11:37 am
Replies: 13
Views: 1,182
Posted By Turban Explorer

Re: Buying in Italy after Brexit ?

I wouldn’t want to waste money paying rent. The idea is to fix up a run down property.
Forum: Italy
Feb 26th 2022, 7:26 am
Replies: 13
Views: 1,182
Posted By Turban Explorer

Re: Buying in Italy after Brexit ?

Moreover how would they calculate duty on clothes, decades old household possessions ? My heart sinks every time I read the word Brexit on all the freedoms we’ve lost.

What are peoples thoughts...
Forum: Italy
Feb 23rd 2022, 6:50 am
Replies: 13
Views: 1,182
Posted By Turban Explorer

Re: Buying in Italy after Brexit ?

They would make you pay duty on bringing personal possessions to a holiday home ? Do you know the percentage ?
Forum: Italy
Feb 22nd 2022, 4:51 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,182
Posted By Turban Explorer

Re: Buying in Italy after Brexit ?

Thanks for your help. Is there any customs issue with driving a van over to Sicily from the U.K. with my possessions and DIY materials. We are thinking now Trapani old town might be a nice place. ...
Forum: Italy
Feb 17th 2022, 6:27 am
Replies: 13
Views: 1,182
Posted By Turban Explorer

Buying in Italy after Brexit ?

Hi

Seduced by the incredibly cheap property of many areas of Italy we are looking at the idea of buying a fixer up property (my partner is a builder) possibly in Sicily…. It’s a very fledgling...
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 14th 2019, 11:06 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 835
Posted By Turban Explorer

Container purchase and shipping uk to nz

Has anyone actually bought a container and shipped it from the UK to NZ? I’m keen to use a 20 ft container as storage so it makes sense to kill two birds with one stone. Looking for a company that...
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 19th 2019, 8:42 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,810
Posted By Turban Explorer

Re: Becoming a Kiwi Resident and importing assets

I’ve just seen this. Fabulous and very helpful.
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 23rd 2019, 12:41 am
Replies: 13
Views: 1,810
Posted By Turban Explorer

Becoming a Kiwi Resident and importing assets

Hi

I’m Aussie and British and own property in NZ but have never lived there. I’d like to do so now and import my personal assets from Australia and Britain. Does anyone know if I can do this...
Forum: Australia
Jul 18th 2018, 4:33 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 701
Posted By Turban Explorer

Removals from Perth to Scotland

I'm after the cheapest ocean freight to ship a few pallets from Perth, WA to Shetland Island, UK. Has anyone got any recommendations? From my experience living in Australia prices can vary wildly....
Forum: Indonesia
Feb 13th 2018, 7:37 am
Replies: 5
Views: 1,768
Posted By Turban Explorer

Re: My Bali - Lombok - Gili idea ... help?

Many thanks for your help Davita.

Do you know what sort of tax amount they charge on shipping in possessions? Its furniture Ive had going on 20 years.... Its been in storage since I left...
Forum: Indonesia
Feb 12th 2018, 9:43 am
Replies: 5
Views: 1,768
Posted By Turban Explorer

My Bali - Lombok - Gili idea ... help?

Hello everyone

Im seeking some advice... Im contemplating visiting Bali or the neighbouring islands with a view to buying a villa. Critical for me is proximity to scuba diving reefs as...
Forum: France
Feb 28th 2015, 6:58 am
Replies: 20
Views: 4,464
Posted By Turban Explorer

Re: Midi Pyrenees/Languedoc in winter

30% off would be very appealing. I had sort of noticed the vast price discrepancies between French property sites and English ones and was working on the basis I would probably be stuck with it until...
Forum: France
Feb 27th 2015, 1:35 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 4,464
Posted By Turban Explorer

Re: Midi Pyrenees/Languedoc in winter

'Impossible to sell again' means there's a good chance i can get a big discount on the asking price? What % do you think I could have a chance of knocking the price down by? What sort of time scale...
Forum: France
Feb 27th 2015, 7:57 am
Replies: 20
Views: 4,464
Posted By Turban Explorer

Re: Midi Pyrenees/Languedoc in winter

My reconnaissance trip went very well. Explored the area based in a very rainy Toulouse and have pinpointed Foix as perfect for what I am looking for. It's stunning and there are quite a few farm...
Forum: France
Feb 18th 2015, 10:36 am
Replies: 20
Views: 4,464
Posted By Turban Explorer

Re: Midi Pyrenees/Languedoc in winter

I haven't lived in a city for many years. I've spent the last 7 living on a yacht in the Pacific and around Australia. I'm not very interested in cinemas, galleries etc but I do like access to a few...
Forum: France
Feb 17th 2015, 11:47 am
Replies: 20
Views: 4,464
Posted By Turban Explorer

Re: Midi Pyrenees/Languedoc in winter

Just booked a flight to Toulouse to have a look in the vicinity. 20 mile radius of a city should mean there is still stuff to do in winter?
Forum: France
Feb 17th 2015, 5:11 am
Replies: 20
Views: 4,464
Posted By Turban Explorer

Re: Midi Pyrenees/Languedoc in winter

Yes. I would be spending less than 183 days in France per year. I've worked through the buying costs, taxes etc. my only issue is the area in which to buy. Don't care about the coast as the other...
Forum: France
Feb 16th 2015, 4:16 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 4,464
Posted By Turban Explorer

Re: Midi Pyrenees/Languedoc in winter

Would you say Beziers and Perpignan would be equally as quiet?
Forum: France
Feb 16th 2015, 1:13 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 4,464
Posted By Turban Explorer

Midi Pyrenees/Languedoc in winter

I've been on here a couple of times asking for advice so I'm sorry if its an old record. Basically I am looking at somewhere in the Languedoc or Midi Pyrenees region to buy with the intention of...
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