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Forum: USA
Apr 5th 2008, 5:06 pm
Replies: 44
Views: 2,773
Posted By William Semmes

Re: Moving UK -> US soon - Any tips?

But, at half the price!
Forum: USA
Apr 5th 2008, 12:50 pm
Replies: 59
Views: 4,470
Posted By William Semmes

Re: american express

Sorry, don't think think they will do a transfer - their acceptance of your application will in part be based on your record with Amex UK. They are legally separate entities operating under...
Forum: USA
Apr 5th 2008, 2:28 am
Replies: 6
Views: 2,707
Posted By William Semmes

Re: Alcohol and California Customs

Our movers (shipment arrived this week) wouldn't ship any wine or liquor as it creates an issue at Customs (Federal, not state) and could delay your shipment. Duty is based on alcoholic content. I...
Forum: USA
Apr 5th 2008, 2:25 am
Replies: 21
Views: 1,743
Posted By William Semmes

Re: The removal men are here..... HELP PLEASE

our movers, Davies Turner took all sorts of cleaning stuff but no food, spices or liquors/wines. I shipped leather paint which is flammable and no problem - all arrived and no duty.
Forum: USA
Apr 5th 2008, 2:22 am
Replies: 59
Views: 4,470
Posted By William Semmes

Re: american express

there is an American Express website: americanexpress.com but usually I find their people extremely helpful. Assuming you have a UK Amex Card, call their 800 number which you can get from 800...
Forum: USA
Apr 5th 2008, 2:15 am
Replies: 82
Views: 36,966
Posted By William Semmes

Re: Converters to for UK electrical appliances in USA

http://www.accessorystore.co.uk/acatalog/us_uk_transformers.html; they should have them and a lot cheaper than in the UK
Forum: USA
Apr 5th 2008, 2:08 am
Replies: 30
Views: 23,963
Posted By William Semmes

Re: Optician prescription, different in the US?

I've had prescriptions both in USA and UK and no difference.
Forum: USA
Apr 5th 2008, 2:07 am
Replies: 19
Views: 28,818
Posted By William Semmes

Re: using a usa lamp in the uk,help

you have to change both the plug and bulb. The wiring is fine, I've use US light fixtures in the UK for 15 years and no problems. You can also use shaver adapter plugs easily available in the UK at...
Forum: USA
Apr 5th 2008, 1:58 am
Replies: 21
Views: 1,691
Posted By William Semmes

Re: Ashtma Inhalers

you can get Primatime Mist over the counter and it works but I don't care to use it. You do need a prescription from a Dr. and Proventil is excellent. You'll have to pay a Dr. to prescribe but if...
Forum: USA
Apr 5th 2008, 1:54 am
Replies: 20
Views: 1,331
Posted By William Semmes

Re: When moving to the US are there custom charges during shipping

You only pay duty on goods you bought during the past year - if it was antique furniture, no duty. Clothes, etc. don't worry but do make sure the M&S price tags aren't still on them. Customs duty...
Forum: USA
Apr 5th 2008, 1:48 am
Replies: 61
Views: 2,309
Posted By William Semmes

Re: I'm confused... car registration??

Nanny Ann, there are Motor Vehicle Departments in various locations around New Jersey, might be best to go into one and ask. I lived in NJ for many years until 1995 and not aware of any yellow tag. ...
Forum: USA
Apr 5th 2008, 1:42 am
Replies: 44
Views: 2,773
Posted By William Semmes

Re: Moving UK -> US soon - Any tips?

Movers - Davies Turner did a great job for us - well wrapped, just received this week and virtually no damage. Lamps easy to convert the plugs, use British wiring but bayonet bulbs in 120 voltage...
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