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Jul 15th 2018, 12:49 am
Replies: 5
Views: 497
Posted By Phoodilicious

Re: Lost passport, reapply L1A, does L2 also need to be done? - Panic over - found!

Panic over, Denver Airport called to say the passport has been found thankfully before I cancelled it!
Apparently though for anyone's future reference, you can call the Consulate you prefer to go to...
Jul 14th 2018, 4:41 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 497
Posted By Phoodilicious

Re: Lost passport, reapply L1A, does L2 also need to be done?

thank you, yes they will no doubt help eventually but it's the weekend and the corporate lawyers move slowly and this will be considered low priority to them I am sure! I know I will get a faster...
Jul 14th 2018, 1:07 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 497
Posted By Phoodilicious

Lost passport, reapply L1A, does L2 also need to be done?

traveled yesterday domestically in US and had passport to go through TSA, put passport back in purse zipped pocket as didn't need it to board. At home, found pocket of purse unzipped and no passport....
Forum: Australia
Mar 23rd 2017, 3:52 am
Replies: 0
Views: 351
Posted By Phoodilicious

Anyone with recent experience of DASP

I have been on the official website regarding the "Departing Australia Superannuation Payment" (DASP) but it doesn't answer my question so hoping someone who has recently left Australia who had been...
Forum: USA
Feb 16th 2017, 1:54 am
Replies: 30
Views: 1,796
Posted By Phoodilicious

Re: Moving with animals

I moved with 2 cats from UK to Texas in 2011 (and since then moved them from US to Australia which was a whole heap worse due to quarantine and restrictions, pre-arrival vet work etc) and now will be...
Forum: Australia
Jan 23rd 2017, 2:13 am
Replies: 16
Views: 1,931
Posted By Phoodilicious

Re: Engineering Outlook - 2018/2019

You might also want to consider joining one of the global engineering companies in the UK first and then using this platform to get intra-company transfers/sponsorship (at the company's cost) in due...
Forum: Australia
Jan 22nd 2017, 10:55 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,931
Posted By Phoodilicious

Re: Engineering Outlook - 2018/2019

I work for one of the world's largest engineering companies and while the infrastructure market here is booming in some parts there are engineers who come from the resources and industrial sector who...
Forum: USA
Jan 13th 2017, 1:22 am
Replies: 5
Views: 950
Posted By Phoodilicious

Re: National Insurance contributions

I recently wrote to the UK and asked for my statement of qualifying years which they sent back within about 6 weeks with the amount it would cost to catch up on the years from 2011 when I left (Class...
Forum: Australia
Jan 13th 2017, 1:14 am
Replies: 30
Views: 1,799
Posted By Phoodilicious

Re: Medicare - Practical Question?

I think we should let new enquirers know that if they are not arriving directly from the UK within the last 3 months of leaving UK they are NOT covered by the reciprocal agreement.

I know this...
Forum: Australia
Jan 12th 2017, 5:12 am
Replies: 5
Views: 1,174
Posted By Phoodilicious

Re: Emigrating as a practice nurse with a cat...

It is showing under the Flood, fire .... forum currently Moneypenny.
Forum: Australia
Jan 12th 2017, 3:44 am
Replies: 5
Views: 1,174
Posted By Phoodilicious

Re: Emigrating as a practice nurse with a cat...

We brought two cats to Brisbane from USA (originally UK to USA with them then to Australia) and the following website is the official one for working out what you have to do and when to comply with...
Forum: USA
Jan 12th 2017, 2:10 am
Replies: 66
Views: 6,355
Posted By Phoodilicious

Re: Cat Relocation

we used Airpets from UK (LHR) in 2011 to TX, then PetExpress from US to Australia in 2014. Both companies offered very similar services and I found it a god send not to have to worry about my 2 cats...
Forum: USA
Jan 12th 2017, 1:44 am
Replies: 11
Views: 885
Posted By Phoodilicious

Re: Pet transport companies

We used Pet Express Home - Pet Express Pet Travel Agency (http://pet-express.com/)
Forum: Australia
Nov 1st 2016, 2:50 am
Replies: 3
Views: 2,538
Posted By Phoodilicious

Re: Brisbane - January / February 2017

Welcome Twinny! We have been in Brisbane for nearly 2 years now and also know SoCalDon (above post) and other BE'ers in the area. Shame you won't be here already by New Year's Day as the local folks...
Forum: USA
Oct 27th 2016, 6:20 am
Replies: 27
Views: 1,974
Posted By Phoodilicious

Re: Processing time for SSN

Our first move to the US was to TX as well and our SSNs took less than 2 weeks even though they said expect them in approx. 4 weeks.
Forum: Australia
Sep 20th 2016, 10:49 am
Replies: 41
Views: 5,109
Posted By Phoodilicious

Re: Brisbane

I made a pack of things like copy of 457 visa letter, employer's letter stating salary, past references, copy of passport, other ID ( we had our Australia drivers license already which helped for the...
Forum: Australia
Sep 20th 2016, 6:29 am
Replies: 41
Views: 5,109
Posted By Phoodilicious

Re: Brisbane

Obviously we all have different priorities and what one considers livable versus someone else's interpretation of that. When we arrived in Brisbane and started looking at rental properties nearly 2...
Forum: USA
Sep 13th 2016, 2:28 am
Replies: 41
Views: 3,727
Posted By Phoodilicious

Re: Getting a job in Texas/California from the UK

I relocated with my job from UK to Ft. Worth, TX in 2011 and lived there just over a year before being relocated again by my employer to Irvine, CA where I was for 3 years till Nov. 2014 when I was...
Forum: Australia
Aug 19th 2016, 3:01 am
Replies: 4
Views: 2,361
Posted By Phoodilicious

Re: Moving to Thornlands.....would love to meet some new people

As SoCalDon (Dave) mentioned Pete and I (Heather) live in Birkdale and also know Bobby and Linda who has posted above too, Curry place and awesome fish and chips place in Birkdale are just up the...
Forum: Australia
Aug 2nd 2016, 9:54 am
Replies: 17
Views: 6,539
Posted By Phoodilicious

Re: Advice on where to live in Brisbane

Welcome to Brisbane area, hope you'll be very happy you made the move. Just chiming in as you mention commuting into the city from the Gold Coast. A colleague of mine lives right in the middle of the...
Forum: Australia
Jun 28th 2016, 3:49 am
Replies: 17
Views: 6,539
Posted By Phoodilicious

Re: Advice on where to live in Brisbane

And we are the said buggers as mentioned above ;-)

We lived in a north suburb for a year but then moved to Birkdale on the water in March this year and much prefer being here. I commute by train...
Forum: Australia
Jun 8th 2016, 3:04 am
Replies: 12
Views: 1,066
Posted By Phoodilicious

Re: Confusion/Help needed!

Thank you Alan, checked the tax return for the part year last year that Deloittes did and apparently I am 'resident for tax purposes" as you thought.
Forum: Australia
Jun 8th 2016, 3:01 am
Replies: 6
Views: 628
Posted By Phoodilicious

Re: Water compliancy?

And I was the poster of the original thread but can add that I ended up in a property that was water compliant and saw the certificate etc but in a year never did get charged any water charges but...
Forum: Australia
Jun 6th 2016, 6:23 am
Replies: 9
Views: 807
Posted By Phoodilicious

Re: Brisbane Dog Owners

I live in Birkdale on the coast near Wellington Point and just down the road from me is a large off-leash dog walking park ...
Forum: Australia
Jun 3rd 2016, 3:03 am
Replies: 12
Views: 1,066
Posted By Phoodilicious

Re: Confusion/Help needed!

No, not sure - was just going by the fact that I know part of my relocation uplift was to do with tax compensation and as the company's accountants do the tax returns for ex-pats I admit to never...
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