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Forum: Back Home
Aug 2nd 2014, 7:22 am
Replies: 20
Views: 4,235
Posted By tallperson

Re: We're home!!!

Good news! Good luck with the move, I hope all goes well :)
Forum: Back Home
Jul 15th 2014, 6:12 am
Replies: 20
Views: 4,235
Posted By tallperson

Re: We're home!!!

We tried online and it refused us so we called and they refused us again!
Forum: Back Home
Jul 14th 2014, 6:02 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 4,235
Posted By tallperson

Re: We're home!!!

Thank you!
We tried Aviva and they were the only company who wouldn't even give us a quote, just a refusal with no reason for turning us down!
Forum: Back Home
Jul 14th 2014, 7:26 am
Replies: 70
Views: 12,707
Posted By tallperson

Re: And this is the reason why...............

Miss Betty, I am so sorry to hear the sad news about your Dad. Strength and courage and big hugs to you for the future.
Forum: Back Home
Jul 14th 2014, 7:18 am
Replies: 20
Views: 4,235
Posted By tallperson

Re: We're home!!!

Thank you for all the good wishes. Nihao, we are visiting Lincolnshire with a view to moving there. We hope to start a business based on tourism so Peak District would probably be better but you can...
Forum: Back Home
Jul 12th 2014, 6:23 am
Replies: 20
Views: 4,235
Posted By tallperson

We're home!!!

We made it! Have been back nearly 3 weeks staying at my Mum's and everyone has stayed remarkably even-tempered and sane :)

Sadly she was in hospital last week with an internal bleed, looks like a...
Jun 29th 2014, 6:54 am
Replies: 10
Views: 1,040
Posted By tallperson

Re: Transferring Money

Sadly they only have a few currencies atm not including CAD.
Jun 25th 2014, 1:32 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,025
Posted By tallperson

Re: Looking for Shipping company Montreal-UK

We went with Brytor and so far so good. At the Montreal end the guy who came to estimate was very professional and helpful and afterwards answered all emails quickly. The packers who came were all...
Jun 23rd 2014, 2:26 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 467
Posted By tallperson

Re: UK Storage reccommendations

The shippers will deliver it to the address of our choice including a self-storage and then when we need to move it out we'll rent a truck!

I know they take it out of the container. I have seen...
Jun 23rd 2014, 11:22 am
Replies: 5
Views: 467
Posted By tallperson

Re: UK Storage reccommendations

Storage with the shipping company would be 115gbp per week with a 'warehouse fee' of 495gbp.
So I am looking at self-storage. There seems to be the traditional lock-up, ventilated, secure units or...
Jun 23rd 2014, 10:48 am
Replies: 5
Views: 467
Posted By tallperson

UK Storage reccommendations

So our 40ft container will shortly be on its way from Montreal, due to arrive into Liverpool July 6th. We don't have a house lined up so will need at least a couple of months storage for everything....
May 23rd 2014, 2:52 pm
Replies: 40
Views: 3,138
Posted By tallperson

Re: We bought our tickets!

We booked 1 way tickets with Air Transat. Could have had all our goods on the same flight for about the same price as shipping too!
May 13th 2014, 11:09 am
Replies: 40
Views: 3,138
Posted By tallperson

Re: We bought our tickets!

Can I join this thread :)
Moving back on June 23rd after 11 years here. Also no house, jobs or schools for our 3 kids. Nice to know there are others in the same boat. It will be interesting to see...
Forum: Canada
May 7th 2014, 10:44 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 910
Posted By tallperson

Re: Dental charges Montréal

Er no, that was each.
Forum: Canada
May 7th 2014, 2:11 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 910
Posted By tallperson

Re: Dental charges Montréal

We went to the dentist recently and paid $67 for oral exam, $63 for polishing and $84 for Perio scale.
The kids were $65 for oral exam, $56 for polishing and $28 for Flouride application.
HTH
Forum: Canada
May 5th 2014, 1:44 am
Replies: 28
Views: 1,468
Posted By tallperson

Re: I'm looking for a bank

Almost obsolete?? With 3 kids at school I am forever writing cheques.......and paying for them!
Forum: Canada
May 5th 2014, 12:29 am
Replies: 28
Views: 1,468
Posted By tallperson

Re: I'm looking for a bank

Another vote for Tangerine. Been with them for years and very happy with them.
Apr 27th 2014, 9:42 pm
Replies: 126
Views: 5,291
Posted By tallperson

Re: 2014 Gas price moaning thread

It was $1.53 here this week but has now gone down a bit.
Apr 15th 2014, 8:23 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 3,236
Posted By tallperson

Re: Moving back to the UK from Canada shipping costs?

I am in the midst of getting shipping quotes Montreal-UK. They have all quoted on volume and weight and vary from an estimated 36cbm to 50cbm with costs from $9000 to $12000. So it is a 40' container...
Apr 10th 2014, 5:52 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,025
Posted By tallperson

Re: Looking for Shipping company Montreal-UK

After reading on here about using Air Transat Cargo I gave them a call and got passed on to a Freight Forwarding Company who have been very helpful with a quote and very surprisingly have come out...
Forum: Canada
Apr 9th 2014, 7:39 pm
Replies: 42
Views: 6,381
Posted By tallperson

Re: recent shipping experiences?

Thanks for sharing. I am looking at shipping the other direction ie Montreal-UK.

Brytor is one of the companies that has been round to quote. Unfortunately they have come out at $2000 more than...
Mar 31st 2014, 11:07 am
Replies: 8
Views: 1,025
Posted By tallperson

Re: Looking for Shipping company Montreal-UK

Thanks, I will give them a call. Have you used them?
Mar 30th 2014, 12:56 am
Replies: 8
Views: 1,025
Posted By tallperson

Looking for Shipping company Montreal-UK

Any recommendations of who to use or who to avoid?

I have got in touch with Brytor, AMJ, Intraglobe and Export Depot so far. Two of them come to the house and estimate, the other two sent me a...
Forum: Canada
Mar 28th 2014, 2:46 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 527
Posted By tallperson

Looking for Shipping company Montreal-UK

Any recommendations of who to use or who to avoid?

I have got in touch with Brytor, AMJ, Intraglobe and Export Depot.

Thanks!
Forum: Canada
Mar 22nd 2014, 1:18 am
Replies: 4
Views: 770
Posted By tallperson

Re: Transferring funds back to UK and becoming non-resident

Excellent! Thank you so much for your advice. One less thing to worry about.
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