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Feb 26th 2011, 5:59 am
Replies: 10
Views: 6,029
Posted By sniffydog

Shipping cost - Melbourne to UK

Hi all,

Going to be moving back to the UK from Melbourne. Has anyone had any quotes for 40ft container? Who did you use? Also any recommendations for getting our cats back home?

Thanks.
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Forum: Australia
Feb 26th 2011, 5:57 am
Replies: 2
Views: 603
Posted By sniffydog

Re: Shipping cost back to UK from Melbourne

Thanks - I'll ask there too!
Forum: Australia
Feb 25th 2011, 9:11 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 603
Posted By sniffydog

Shipping cost back to UK from Melbourne

Hi all,

Going to be moving back to the UK from Melbourne. Has anyone had any quotes for 40ft container? Who did you use? Also any recommendations for getting our cats back home?

Thanks.
...
Forum: Australia
Jan 17th 2011, 9:11 am
Forum: Australia
Jan 17th 2011, 8:37 am
Replies: 5
Views: 3,072
Posted By sniffydog

Camping - electric hookups...

Hi all,

Taking our tent out for the first time... Do Aussie powered sites (for tents not caravans) use 10A or 15 A plugs - are they just the normal house ones or speical fitting.

Basically do I...
Forum: Australia
Jan 3rd 2011, 7:20 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 608
Posted By sniffydog

Re: Dreft

Will give softly a go .... Delivereds are of course autocorrected delicates!

Thanks!
Forum: Australia
Jan 3rd 2011, 9:46 am
Replies: 3
Views: 608
Posted By sniffydog

Dreft

Apparently it's something you handwash your delivered in .... Can you get it here in Oz?!

Thanks!
Forum: Australia
Dec 7th 2010, 7:25 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 4,787
Posted By sniffydog

Holden Captiva vs Ford Escape (discuss)

Thread title says it all! Narrowed down to the two - any views on which way I should fall?!

Thanks
Forum: Australia
Dec 7th 2010, 7:13 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 821
Posted By sniffydog

Leasing car for one year?

Hi all,

Coming down under for a year - hiring a car is very expensive (obviously!). I've looked into novated lease with my company but all the allowable vehicles are expensive gas guzzlers. Is it...
Forum: Australia
Dec 7th 2010, 6:41 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 2,298
Posted By sniffydog

Re: Keeping a UK bank account

HSBC are fine - I have a premier account so don't know about others. i can understand the reluctance to contact bank first. I'm reluctant to ring the credit card company in case they say "we cant do...
Forum: Australia
Dec 5th 2010, 6:47 am
Replies: 9
Views: 2,463
Posted By sniffydog

Charles Worthington shampoo

Hi all, daft question I know but were moving over in a fortnight woohoo! And my wife is trying to find out if you can get Charles worthington full volume shampoo in oz? Thanks!
Forum: Australia
Nov 10th 2010, 4:49 am
Replies: 3
Views: 569
Posted By sniffydog

Re: Utilities

Thanks for that - does anyone know if there are any comparison websites? Or if Austar can be bundled with anyone?

Cheers!
Forum: Australia
Nov 9th 2010, 6:59 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 569
Posted By sniffydog

Utilities

Hi all,

Moving into the Pakenham (Melbourne) area in December. Want to arrange phone, broadband, pay tv, elec etc etc...

How do you know who to go with? Are there any comparethemarket.com type...
Forum: Australia
Oct 26th 2010, 11:21 am
Replies: 7
Views: 989
Posted By sniffydog

Private Health insurance for permanent residents...

Hello all,

The shippers are finalising the last few boxes (woo hoo!) - I'm a bit of a spare part so I'm getting on with a few preparations. Finally got round to thinking about medicare/health...
Forum: Australia
Oct 22nd 2010, 5:46 am
Replies: 4
Views: 754
Posted By sniffydog

Re: pdr / freeview tv recorder

Hang on - don't bin it! sure the freebies receiver will not work, but it is easily connectedto an aerial input - terrestrial or satellite so can be used for recording easily. If it had a DVD burner...
Forum: Australia
Sep 26th 2010, 6:09 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,719
Posted By sniffydog

Re: Singapore Airlines...anyone booked online recently?

Yes you have to pay before choosing seats. We printed a seating map from one of the seat guru - type websites, then rang air singapore immediately before booking online. the ywere very helpful and...
Sep 8th 2010, 8:50 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 815
Posted By sniffydog

Re: Got visa but passport running out!

Hi we realised our passports would have very little time left on them once our visa once granted so we applied for new ones nad informed Aus immigration of the new numbers. When our visa came through...
Forum: Australia
Sep 6th 2010, 9:20 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,628
Posted By sniffydog

Re: Melbourne Train crime

Been on the trains in Mel a few times and its the first place on the planet I've ever seen someone told off by an inspector for having feet on the seat. Right bo***cking she got! Go for it Connex!...
Forum: Australia
Sep 6th 2010, 9:05 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 949
Posted By sniffydog

Re: Taking a Gap Year(Holiday Work Visa) Help!

Interested in this - if a daughter's friend comes out to stay for a month or so is there an onshore visa she can apply for if she wants to extend her stay and work?
Forum: Australia
Sep 6th 2010, 8:54 pm
Replies: 37
Views: 15,589
Posted By sniffydog

Re: Hilly green Suburbs of Melbourne

Emerald? Cockatoo? Gembrook?
Forum: Australia
Sep 2nd 2010, 7:01 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 754
Posted By sniffydog

Re: Pet Immigration to Australia

We're just in the process with our four cats to victoria. They need to be microchipped (ISO compatible)l up to date jabs and they need to be de-flead and de-wormed by a vet within four days of...
Forum: Australia
Sep 1st 2010, 8:13 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,474
Posted By sniffydog

Re: Iphone question

Have the same problem - orange want me to pay contract in full. I intend not to - keep paying monthly and when they let me do best plan review I'll reduce payments.

Orange will do an official...
Forum: Australia
Aug 26th 2010, 7:16 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 3,936
Posted By sniffydog

Re: Shipping a car, Pros & Cons

Very interesting - could you tell me how they valued it for tax purposes? I was convinced (along the lines of your argument) to bring my 6 year old x-type estate. It's done over 100k miles but is...
Forum: Australia
Aug 21st 2010, 9:47 am
Replies: 6
Views: 644
Posted By sniffydog

Re: VIT Regitration Question

I don;t think I did this when I applied a couple of years ago to VIT. I'm not sure the working with children check was around then - I had to do a "Crimtrack" (great name) - will I need to do this...
Forum: Australia
Aug 20th 2010, 8:26 pm
Replies: 25
VCE
Views: 2,680
Posted By sniffydog

Re: VCE

Thanks! interesting the bonus for languages!
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