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Aug 30th 2012, 9:47 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 1,071
Posted By cancov

Best way to send $7000 Can from Canada to UK?

Hi

I need to wire my husband approx. $7000 Canadian (4250 pounds to be exact) from Canada to UK asap so that he can pay money down on our new rental.

We have been doing some smaller amounts...
Forum: USA
Aug 29th 2012, 2:03 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 2,091
Posted By cancov

Re: Applying for jobs before you go back

I personally think this is the best way for poeple to approach it. If I could go back and have the forsight and ability to plan a bit more, this is exactly what I would have tried.

Now that I...
Forum: USA
Aug 29th 2012, 2:47 am
Replies: 17
Views: 2,091
Posted By cancov

Re: Applying for jobs before you go back

Thank you. I'm over the rejection now! I honestly believe if I had of been there in person I would have got the job. I need to be able to "read" the people and respond accordingly. I just couldn't...
Aug 25th 2012, 1:47 am
Replies: 6
Views: 2,105
Posted By cancov

Re: How much groupage space (shipping)???

Thanks! I have gone and bought boxes from home depot-150 cubic feet's worth, all the same size (32 of them). I start packing tomorrow.

When I shipped 75 cubic feet from UK to Canada 6 yrs ago it...
Forum: USA
Aug 25th 2012, 1:43 am
Replies: 17
Views: 2,091
Posted By cancov

Re: Applying for jobs before you go back

Well the interview went well, no technical glitches. It is definitely NOT the same as being there in person, being able to shake hands, read people's "vibe" etc.

I did well, but I didn't get the...
Aug 25th 2012, 1:39 am
Replies: 13
Views: 1,654
Posted By cancov

Re: Technologically Dumb-Canadian TV in UK-Help!!!

Thanks so much RustyChain

I don't think we could get a new tv there for less than 230 pounds,so doesn't it work out better to buy the converters? I suppose I need to add the extra cost of shipping...
Aug 24th 2012, 12:28 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,654
Posted By cancov

Re: Technologically Dumb-Canadian TV in UK-Help!!!

Yes, this helps, it is the part I don't really get. Thanks
Aug 24th 2012, 1:14 am
Replies: 17
Views: 8,153
Posted By cancov

Re: Credit Checks in UK after Canada

Thanks.....

as an update, we did get the house. :)
Forum: USA
Aug 24th 2012, 1:11 am
Replies: 17
Views: 2,091
Posted By cancov

Re: Applying for jobs before you go back

I have an interview over Skype over tomorrow, so I shall let you know if it works!
Aug 22nd 2012, 9:21 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,654
Posted By cancov

Re: Technologically Dumb-Canadian TV in UK-Help!!!

Thanks, that really helps!!!

Ok so I think I have the voltage converter thing figured out.

Now I need to understand more about this not bieng able to receive signals and how to overcome it...
Aug 22nd 2012, 5:39 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 2,105
Posted By cancov

Re: How much groupage space (shipping)???

Thank you, I did contact this company but they said they aren't servicing Canada right now because of some problems they are having with getting stuff from Canada to the States for export. No idea...
Aug 22nd 2012, 5:38 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 2,105
Posted By cancov

Re: How much groupage space (shipping)???

Thanks, did you end up sending 150 cubic foot and if so what were you able to send for that amount of space? Also how much did it cost? Thanks
Aug 22nd 2012, 5:37 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,654
Posted By cancov

Re: Technologically Dumb-Canadian TV in UK-Help!!!

Thanks for the replies......

I won't be able to afford to buy new tvs in the UK, so I do want to try and make this work if I can.

Can anyone post a link to the right kind of voltage adapters...
Aug 22nd 2012, 1:49 am
Replies: 13
Views: 1,654
Posted By cancov

Technologically Dumb-Canadian TV in UK-Help!!!

Hi

I am really dumb when it comes to electronics. I have read through the posts on here that relate to this but honestly don't understand them! Lol

I have two tvs, Samsungs, flatscreens, 40"...
Aug 21st 2012, 8:30 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 2,105
Posted By cancov

How much groupage space (shipping)???

I am having a really hard time getting quotes from any of the shippers since I decided we are not going to send all our furniture and so don't need a 20 foot container.

They are telling me I have...
Forum: The Lounge
Aug 17th 2012, 8:25 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 1,152
Posted By cancov

Tips Needed-Skype Job Interview

Hi everyone,

On Monday I have a telephone interview regarding some temping work (through Criminal Justice Skills) that may be available when I get back to the UK in 5 week's time. I can handle a...
Aug 17th 2012, 8:11 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 8,153
Posted By cancov

Re: Credit Checks in UK after Canada

They did with us. We had to pay 185 pounds. And if we are successful with "referencing" (which according to the form includes checks on employment, income, credit check, and previous landlord...
Aug 15th 2012, 2:46 am
Replies: 17
Views: 8,153
Posted By cancov

Re: Credit Checks in UK after Canada

I used to live in Tile Hill too about 15 years ago, but in the council estate in Delius St. My ex MIL lived in Hathaway Road.

Small world!
Aug 15th 2012, 2:28 am
Replies: 17
Views: 8,153
Posted By cancov

Re: Credit Checks in UK after Canada

Thanks for that....it seems we are having to pay the 6 months rent in advance AND go through this reference and credit check thing too. How frustrating. I just really hope they do a Canadian Credit...
Aug 15th 2012, 2:07 am
Replies: 17
Views: 8,153
Posted By cancov

Credit Checks in UK after Canada

Hi

Does anyone have any insight or experience of the following?

We are applying to rent a house in the UK. Hubby is already there and I am still here in Canada. We have agreed to pay 6 month's...
Aug 14th 2012, 9:26 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 2,335
Posted By cancov

Re: Return to the UK in over a month.

Wow, that is a great accomplishment to not only plan the whole return but to keep it a surprise!!! Well done and have fun with it!! I love the "Mrs Smith" car sale too!
Aug 14th 2012, 9:23 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 2,054
Posted By cancov

Re: QM2 One way rentals and getting there

I called a few days ago and they said they had room for 3 dogs and a cat in the early part of 2013. Maybe just keep trying up until its time to go for your hubby and dog?
Forum: USA
Aug 13th 2012, 3:26 am
Replies: 12
Views: 1,110
Posted By cancov

Re: How do I sell a car (in Canada)?

Thanks, I shall look that up. I feel so foolish when it comes to this!
Forum: USA
Aug 13th 2012, 3:06 am
Replies: 12
Views: 1,110
Posted By cancov

Re: How do I sell a car (in Canada)?

Ok, thanks, that was what I was thinking. I guess I am going to need to talk to the lender. I won't have the cash lump sum to cover the difference, so I don't know what I am going to do. Every penny...
Forum: The Lounge
Aug 13th 2012, 1:16 am
Replies: 2
Views: 812
Posted By cancov

Re: The great UK Myth

Interesting. I had always felt that so much of England is actually not urban-never have to go far to be in beautiful countryside. All the more reason for me to feel ok about going home. :)
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