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Forum: USA
Mar 21st 2012, 7:28 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 598
Posted By AllysonCross

Re: Importing Vehicles

Hi, yes they do. We left last June and had to bring our funds by cheque to the US, once we banked the cheque and had it cleared the South African bank bounced it, and called it back. They did...
Forum: USA
Mar 21st 2012, 6:59 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 598
Posted By AllysonCross

Re: Importing Vehicles

i think the tricky thing will be getting it out of RSA, they are crazy bureaucrats! We want to avoid having to go back there and dealing with this if we can.
Forum: USA
Mar 21st 2012, 6:05 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 598
Posted By AllysonCross

Re: Importing Vehicles

Hi, it is a converted road car, its an Alfa Romeo 1969 gtv. it has been race modified and is not really 'roadworthy'.
Forum: South Africa
Mar 21st 2012, 5:07 pm
Replies: 0
Views: 422
Posted By AllysonCross

Exporting car from RSA to USA

Hi, does anyone know of a good export company that will help us get our race car out of South Africa to the US? It seems to be an impossible task so we need some help. Thanks.
Forum: USA
Mar 21st 2012, 5:05 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 598
Posted By AllysonCross

Importing Vehicles

Hi, its a bit of a shot in the dark, but has anyone imported a car from South Africa to the US? If so to add to the complications it is not a road car, (its a race car) so would have to be container...
Forum: USA
Oct 19th 2011, 8:36 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,541
Posted By AllysonCross

Re: MOVING TO GEORGIA

Hi, we found somewhere for 4 weeks as our house purchase completed and we were able to move into our new home, despite our furniture being weeks behind us! We are settled now and it is lovely here....
Forum: USA
Jul 3rd 2011, 9:35 am
Replies: 6
Views: 650
Posted By AllysonCross

HOME INSURANCE

We have had a quote for home insurance for our new home and it is a staggering $3500pa. this was from Nationwide in Georgia, this seems to be incredibly high, what experience does anyone else have? I...
Forum: Africa
Jun 27th 2011, 1:36 pm
Replies: 0
Views: 531
Posted By AllysonCross

selling my UK car

HI, we imported a car on a temporary import permit last year, and paid the tax then, we now are moving to the US and need to sell the UK car. We are getting caught up in so much red tape it is...
Forum: USA
Jun 14th 2011, 9:30 am
Replies: 28
Views: 2,566
Posted By AllysonCross

Re: tv, internet, telephone providers

Hi, can i ask how long you have had that package, and have you had any problems with them? It does seem to be very much personal preference as to who we choose. Are the companies quite quick to get...
Forum: USA
Jun 11th 2011, 4:06 pm
Replies: 28
Views: 2,566
Posted By AllysonCross

Re: tv, internet, telephone providers

ok, we will avoid that then. maybe it is better to look for things on an individual basis. it will be easier once we get there i hope, and if need be we will have to survive on 3g mobile devices and...
Forum: USA
Jun 11th 2011, 3:52 pm
Replies: 28
Views: 2,566
Posted By AllysonCross

Re: tv, internet, telephone providers

Hi, thank-you. We were used to fast speed internet in the UK, but since living here in RSA it has been none existent, so we are hoping that we can have it again in the US as my sons like to do online...
Forum: USA
Jun 11th 2011, 3:31 pm
Replies: 28
Views: 2,566
Posted By AllysonCross

Forum: USA
Jun 11th 2011, 2:19 pm
Replies: 28
Views: 2,566
Posted By AllysonCross

tv, internet, telephone providers

Hi, can anyone recommend what tv, telephone and internet provider has the most channels and the fastest unlimited internet speed? Is it better to get all 3 services in a package? I have looked at...
Forum: USA
May 9th 2011, 5:35 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 931
Posted By AllysonCross

Dwellworks

Hi, has anyone used them, and if so what was it like?
Forum: USA
May 9th 2011, 5:09 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 2,675
Posted By AllysonCross

Re: BANK ACCOUNTS

i think we will have a bank account with someone like Wells Fargo as my husband will be travelling around the States, and a credit union account to use locally, and we will keep our UK bank accounts...
Forum: USA
May 9th 2011, 2:53 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,541
Posted By AllysonCross

Re: MOVING TO GEORGIA

Hi, yes I am keeping a daily eye on this, I know that agents have warned me off using craigslist, but I guess they would. I think we will end up offering a higher rent to be able to have a shorter...
Forum: USA
May 6th 2011, 3:22 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 2,675
Posted By AllysonCross

BANK ACCOUNTS

Hi, I have had a look at the info re credit unions as opposed to banks and it does suggest that we ask someone from the area as it varies from state to state? We are moving to Georgia and will need a...
Forum: USA
Apr 29th 2011, 2:11 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,541
Posted By AllysonCross

MOVING TO GEORGIA

Hi, we are moving on July 1st and want to rent somewhere so we can have a look around before we decide where to buy. Can anyone tell me is it possible to rent for just 6 months? We have looked at the...
Forum: USA
Apr 27th 2011, 8:25 am
Replies: 26
Views: 5,709
Posted By AllysonCross

Re: drivers license- Georgia

Hi, we plan on living in the Cumming area as the boys will be going to a Forsyth County high school.
So as I understand it my 17yr old could come over with his UK driver license but he would not...
Apr 26th 2011, 1:15 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 815
Posted By AllysonCross

Re: Anyone rented out their home?

Hi, we have rented out our home and a flat we own in the UK. We found our tenants through an agent, and then after the first tenant left we decided to 'manage' the properties ourselves. It has not...
Forum: USA
Apr 26th 2011, 7:11 am
Replies: 26
Views: 5,709
Posted By AllysonCross

Re: drivers license

Thanks Bob for the reply. Our plan was for my son to take his actual test in the UK after having an intensive course of lessons (15-20hrs and $600 ish), as he has already passed his theory. Now I...
Forum: USA
Apr 25th 2011, 3:25 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 5,709
Posted By AllysonCross

Re: drivers license

thank-you for all of the information. I think I now understand the best way to proceed on this.
Forum: USA
Apr 25th 2011, 11:45 am
Replies: 26
Views: 5,709
Posted By AllysonCross

Re: drivers license

Hi, maybe I misunderstood about the surrendering thing? We will be in Atlanta on L1 & L2 and hope to stay permanently. Thank-you for the reply:D
Forum: USA
Apr 25th 2011, 11:38 am
Replies: 26
Views: 5,709
Posted By AllysonCross

drivers license- Georgia

Hi, we are Brits moving to Atlanta in a couple of months, and want to check about our UK drivers licenses, is it correct that they only valid for 1 year and then we must surrender them? Also my son...
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