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May 18th 2011, 9:12 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 680
Posted By Chrissywissy100

Re: GCSE

Afraid I cant help you, but I just wanted to wish you all the best, and I am sure someone will be along shortly with some actual real-life expereince.

Though have just thought.. have you tried...
Sep 20th 2010, 10:24 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 8,356
Posted By Chrissywissy100

Re: Leaving USA Checklist?

Thanks all.

Not a USC.. Am a soon to be Ex- L2 visa holder.

Leaving in 6 weeks :s

selling stuff at moment to reduce shipping costs.. not an easy feat!

Am most concerned about doing...
Sep 20th 2010, 6:24 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 8,356
Posted By Chrissywissy100

Leaving USA Checklist?

I have done a search to see if there is one floatinga round in the eather, but can only find Australian ones. Much is the same I am sure, but wanted to double check.

I am specifically think...
Sep 20th 2010, 6:04 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 1,478
Posted By Chrissywissy100

Re: US to UK relocation/ moving companies

Thank you all. we are engaging Allied, and also looked at Crown, but they had the bext quote for very similar services.
Sep 8th 2010, 9:22 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 1,478
Posted By Chrissywissy100

US to UK relocation/ moving companies

I have done a search, but keep coming up with OZ relocation threads.

Can anyone recommend any USA to UK relocation/ moving companies? We are looking at going back in 6 weeks, so need to get a...
Forum: USA
Jun 9th 2010, 7:31 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 2,870
Posted By Chrissywissy100

Re: Information on moving to New York

I've just had lots of good advice given to me on relocating to the NY area here...

http://britishexpats.com/forum/showthread.php?t=671026
Forum: USA
Jun 7th 2010, 12:07 am
Replies: 18
Views: 2,660
Posted By Chrissywissy100

Re: NY or back to blighty?

I was hoping for something a little grander than that.. but thanks for the suggestion! :eek:
Forum: USA
Jun 4th 2010, 11:14 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 2,660
Posted By Chrissywissy100

Re: NY or back to blighty?

Thanks for all your advice everyone. I'll certainly take a look at Englishmum's posts.

Its so hard to look at a map of the transit/ trainlines and try to correlate it with affordable nice areas,...
Forum: USA
Jun 4th 2010, 5:43 am
Replies: 18
Views: 2,660
Posted By Chrissywissy100

NY or back to blighty?

Hiya!

Currently, we have 2 options.. relocate with company to work in Manhattan, or go back to UK and stay with family and be jobless.

So we are exploring Manhattan, but know we are not City...
Forum: USA
Feb 25th 2010, 6:47 am
Replies: 4
Views: 603
Posted By Chrissywissy100

Re: House-hunting and competition for rentals in Bay area, CA

We still have the HSBC debit card online purchasing issues too - for the last 2 years and copious numbers of phone calls. I'm kind of glad its not me losing the plot, and didnt realise that the...
Forum: USA
Feb 9th 2010, 7:16 am
Replies: 8
Views: 1,177
Posted By Chrissywissy100

Re: Driving lessons in San Francisco

when I was looking around (although nearly 2 years ago - and in the Bay are, not SF proper) they were all pretty pricey. Out here "Safest Way" were reputable, and comparable, but stll $65 per hour...
Sep 11th 2009, 5:07 am
Replies: 55
Views: 2,121
Posted By Chrissywissy100

Re: Google Monopoly

Ahhhh! that must have been what my bro was talking about on facebook then! I all makes sense now! I'll check it out.
Sep 8th 2009, 6:13 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,011
Posted By Chrissywissy100

Sep 8th 2009, 5:24 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,011
Posted By Chrissywissy100

Re: Rabies Innoculations?

Oh yes, I figured as much regarding Rabies, but I was refering to the wooden boxes.
Forum: USA
Sep 8th 2009, 12:34 am
Replies: 43
Views: 2,824
Posted By Chrissywissy100

Re: Takings Pets to the US

http://craigslist.org/sf

is commonly used in the SF/ East Bay area (I found my last two places on there - and we have cats too), and if you click on the Ebay tab at the top in apts/housing, you...
Sep 7th 2009, 8:48 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,011
Posted By Chrissywissy100

Re: Rabies Innoculations?

Don't know about the other bit, but we flew our cats out of Heathrow to SFO in wooden crates last April 08, through BA World Cargo. I wouldnt epexct there to be much diference in the rules between...
Sep 5th 2009, 6:45 am
Replies: 33
Views: 2,429
Posted By Chrissywissy100

Re: Norfolk Broads/Gt. Yarmouth

Only thing I like in Great Yarmouth is the fantastic 18 hole pirate themed crazy / mini golf! Wroxham / Wroxham Barns is quite a nice afternoon out, but Norwich is the place to go IMO. A couple of...
Forum: USA
Sep 2nd 2009, 9:56 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 993
Posted By Chrissywissy100

Re: Options for mail forwarding to US

Barclays, Egg, HSBC
Had Current, Saving, Credit, Overdraft and loan accounts with them
Forum: USA
Sep 2nd 2009, 6:09 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 993
Posted By Chrissywissy100

Re: Options for mail forwarding to US

We didn't direct mail using the UK Postoffice's mail forwarding service, although plenty have with no problems at all (try searching BE for previius threads - this has been discussed before)

We...
Sep 2nd 2009, 6:03 pm
Replies: 40
Views: 1,993
Posted By Chrissywissy100

Re: selling property before you move

Figured that if they managed to put Al Capone away for tax evasion then I wouldnt stand much of a chance! ;)
Sep 2nd 2009, 5:26 pm
Replies: 40
Views: 1,993
Posted By Chrissywissy100

Re: selling property before you move

Yes, you want to watch out for that one.. our house "completed" the sale one month after being in the US, and we were taxed by the US Gov't on the money we "earned" in the sale. :frown:
Aug 28th 2009, 2:49 am
Replies: 14
Views: 1,174
Posted By Chrissywissy100

Re: LA1-GC: Medical RFE

Great that its all nearly sorted for you and the family!
How long ago did you begin the GC process, if you don't mind me asking?
Forum: USA
Aug 27th 2009, 3:12 am
Replies: 47
Views: 3,238
Posted By Chrissywissy100

Re: California - Residency and the 10 day rule for licenses

Technically (ie in the handbook) it says that someone else should drive you to your test, in case you fail and then can't legally drive yourself back home!
Forum: USA
Aug 23rd 2009, 11:09 pm
Replies: 40
Views: 3,018
Posted By Chrissywissy100

Re: Repaying Student Loans

Having actually done some fact checking, Ozziedoc is right - what Blair actually said something akin to leaving the door open for the possibility of tutition fees to be introduced - something which I...
Forum: USA
Aug 23rd 2009, 4:24 pm
Replies: 40
Views: 3,018
Posted By Chrissywissy100

Re: Repaying Student Loans

:blink:

People who went to uni the year before I did didnt have to pay student tution fees, so why should I have to?.. esp when Mr Blair broke an election promise!?

Anyway, I'm not doing...
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