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Forum: USA
Jan 18th 2022, 9:51 pm
Replies: 38
Views: 2,447
Posted By london lou

Re: Electricals - to ship or not to ship

Thanks everyone for the helpful advice. Sounds like I’ll be busy selling / giving away stuff!
Hopefully we can get new power cables for the laptop and speakers. I don’t think I want to risk...
Forum: USA
Jan 18th 2022, 4:09 pm
Replies: 38
Views: 2,447
Posted By london lou

Electricals - to ship or not to ship

Hi everyone.
Grateful for any advice on what British appliances will be usable in the US, with or without adapters etc.
Moving to NYC soon and keen to know what’s worth shipping and what will be...
Forum: USA
Dec 28th 2021, 9:18 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 581
Posted By london lou

Re: NYC rental brokers

Thanks. We're aware that lack of credit history there will be an issue. We took out an Amex card a while ago to help with this, but any other tips welcome!
We're likely to be in a temporary place...
Forum: USA
Dec 26th 2021, 7:08 am
Replies: 4
Views: 581
Posted By london lou

NYC rental brokers

Hi all,
My husband and I recently got our L1/L2 visas and will be moving to NYC next year.
We’ll be visiting in January to check out different areas to live and would like to contact some rental...
Dec 15th 2021, 7:32 am
Replies: 112
Views: 19,482
Posted By london lou

Re: L1 visa interview timescales

We had our appointment on a Wednesday and our passports were available to collect the following Monday (we live in London so collection was an easy option). I think they may actually have been...
Dec 13th 2021, 7:50 pm
Replies: 112
Views: 19,482
Posted By london lou

Re: L1 visa interview timescales

Yes my husband had to pay the USD500 for his blanket L1. The other fees were issuance fees for the L2s.
Dec 13th 2021, 7:38 am
Replies: 112
Views: 19,482
Posted By london lou

Re: L1 visa interview timescales

GBP thankfully. I don't think the ATM at Waitrose next to the embassy dispenses USD :)
Dec 10th 2021, 11:31 am
Replies: 112
Views: 19,482
Posted By london lou

Re: L1 visa interview timescales

Hi all. Just in case anyone on this thread is still waiting for their visas, my family and me recently got ours and there was one unexpected thing that it may be useful for you to know. The card...
Sep 22nd 2021, 8:01 am
Replies: 3
Views: 799
Posted By london lou

Re: L1 - time for issue and then travel?

Thanks postbox134 that's really helpful to know. I'm glad there's flexibility on travel date, that makes planning a lot easier and less risky!

Itwillrain our appointment is in December. Best of...
Sep 21st 2021, 8:59 am
Replies: 3
Views: 799
Posted By london lou

Question L1 - time for issue and then travel?

Hi,
Apologies if this has been asked before, but I can't find the info anywhere.
My family have our interviews booked at the embassy in London for L1 & L2 visas (no NIE or anything involved)....
Jul 4th 2021, 7:33 am
Replies: 1
Views: 827
Posted By london lou

Re: Useful website to look at visa interview data and estimate the backlog/wait

That's interesting, thanks for sharing GaleOfWind. Yes hopefully that bump is a good sign. Fingers crossed!

I notice it "naively assumes that the number of visa applications didn’t change during...
May 12th 2021, 9:00 pm
Replies: 112
Views: 19,482
Posted By london lou

Re: L1 visa interview timescales

Thanks for sharing that LegalEagleTX. We'll keep checking regularly!
May 11th 2021, 1:38 pm
Replies: 112
Views: 19,482
Posted By london lou

Re: L1 visa interview timescales

Thank you! That is good to know :)
May 11th 2021, 10:04 am
Replies: 112
Views: 19,482
Posted By london lou

Re: L1 visa interview timescales

Hi gloriana and UK2US08 I've just checked the appointment booking website and I was able to progress to the next step of paying the fee. But it says the next available appointment in London is 1st...
May 4th 2021, 1:50 pm
Replies: 112
Views: 19,482
Posted By london lou

Re: L1 visa interview timescales

For anyone in a similar position, I've just found this tool online that tells you current waiting times for interviews:...
May 3rd 2021, 11:42 am
Replies: 112
Views: 19,482
Posted By london lou

Question L1 visa interview timescales

Hi everyone.
Has anyone here recently booked or had an interview in London for an L1 visa? Are appointments being made at this time?
My husband and I are in the process of applying for L1/L2 visas...
Forum: USA
Jan 26th 2020, 8:44 pm
Forum: USA
Jan 23rd 2020, 12:42 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 3,781
Posted By london lou

Re: Move from London to NYC - request for advice

I’ve been checking out neighbourhoods and schools on niche.com

Wondered if anyone had comments on the reliability of the info, or additional/alternative sources?
Forum: USA
Jan 22nd 2020, 8:25 am
Replies: 30
Views: 3,781
Posted By london lou

Re: Move from London to NYC - request for advice

Thank you! We'll take a look at those areas, and helpful to know about brokers.

:ohmy: $3m! I hope everyone is doing well now.
Forum: USA
Jan 21st 2020, 8:09 am
Replies: 30
Views: 3,781
Posted By london lou

Re: Move from London to NYC - request for advice

This is incredibly helpful, thank you. Apparently the company has a healthcare scheme, but until we see an offer in writing I'm budgeting for everything. And now we'll be better placed to understand...
Forum: USA
Jan 20th 2020, 7:59 am
Forum: USA
Jan 20th 2020, 7:54 am
Replies: 30
Views: 3,781
Posted By london lou

Re: Move from London to NYC - request for advice

Thank you, that's really helpful.

This may seem like a stupid question, but how do actually find a place to rent over there? Here I'd look on websites, visit some estate agents on the high...
Forum: USA
Jan 19th 2020, 6:47 am
Replies: 30
Views: 3,781
Posted By london lou

Re: Move from London to NYC - request for advice

Thank you! I haven't looked at Bay Ridge, we'll check it out. A quick glance at the map suggests it's near a golf course which will go down well with OH.


Thanks, this is really helpful. I did...
Forum: USA
Jan 19th 2020, 6:24 am
Replies: 30
Views: 3,781
Posted By london lou

Re: Move from London to NYC - request for advice

This is really good to know. I've never done a tax return, that fills me with dread :(


Thank you!
Forum: USA
Jan 19th 2020, 6:20 am
Replies: 30
Views: 3,781
Posted By london lou

Re: Move from London to NYC - request for advice

Thanks for the input everyone, this is really helpful. Can't believe I left out cell phones! We'll up the budget to $300 for TV, internet & cell phones. I can't imagine we'll have a 'premium' TV...
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