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Mar 4th 2016, 4:16 pm
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Posted By gazzer82

Re: Car Leasing, Moving back to UK from US

Ok so if anyone else is going down this road, Apex Car Rental are also not able to help without a permanent UK address in place, with tenancy agreement e.t.c

This is so damn frustrating . . . . .
Mar 3rd 2016, 9:36 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,020
Posted By gazzer82

Re: Car Leasing, Moving back to UK from US

Hi BritInParis, thanks for the reply, but i'm likely going to be doing at least 1 hour a day on the M25, on a good day, so picking up some banger isn't really a realistic option.

I think a short...
Mar 3rd 2016, 7:43 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,020
Posted By gazzer82

Re: Car Leasing, Moving back to UK from US

I will say it've very frustrating that i was able to just walk into a VW and Ford dealership in the US with my visa and walk out with vehicle leases in the US, but in the UK there are no provisions...
Mar 3rd 2016, 7:39 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,020
Posted By gazzer82

Re: Car Leasing, Moving back to UK from US

Hi Pulaski, i have been in contact with some brokers who have gone to there financial underwriters and all have rejected the application as they need to verify my address, which doesn't work.

I...
Mar 3rd 2016, 7:30 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,020
Posted By gazzer82

Re: Car Leasing, Moving back to UK from US

I have just come across Apex Rental, seems like a reasonable/viable option, anyone have any experience of them?
Mar 3rd 2016, 6:45 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,020
Posted By gazzer82

Re: Car Leasing, Moving back to UK from US

Hi Pulaski,

Sorry to be clear, we are on the electoral role registered as an overseas voter, but that doesn't seem to work in the same way as being registered at living at a physical address in...
Mar 3rd 2016, 6:27 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,020
Posted By gazzer82

Car Leasing, Moving back to UK from US

Hello All,

So i have a situation that i didn't think was that unusual, but i am really struggling with!

Myself and my wife relocated to Los Angeles 18 months ago from the UK and for various...
Forum: USA
Sep 16th 2014, 12:54 am
Replies: 93
Views: 8,011
Posted By gazzer82

Re: Excited, Restless, limbo and holding it all in.

Indeed, not read that way! Just putting in my two cents that getting a Car and Bank account sorted before arriving is not super critical.

Plus i found it really hard to find decent information on...
Forum: USA
Sep 15th 2014, 11:14 pm
Replies: 93
Views: 8,011
Posted By gazzer82

Re: Excited, Restless, limbo and holding it all in.

Congratulations!

Partially agree with Wakini, getting somewhere to live is No1 priority, but the other you can just leave till you get here.

Bank account is easy (Bank of American or Chase)
...
Forum: USA
Sep 4th 2014, 4:39 pm
Replies: 93
Views: 8,011
Posted By gazzer82

Re: Excited, Restless, limbo and holding it all in.

Yeah life here's pretty good, the guys in work are great and the office is nice and chilled.

I've also now mastered the surface streets to work now so i can avoid the freeway when it gets all...
Forum: USA
Sep 3rd 2014, 7:42 pm
Replies: 93
Views: 8,011
Posted By gazzer82

Re: Excited, Restless, limbo and holding it all in.

As Hawkini stated, i think RFE's are pretty much the norm at the moment. My L-1A got RFE and they basically asked for a load of things we already submitted, we just "repackaged" things and sent them...
Forum: USA
Aug 10th 2014, 7:35 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 617
Posted By gazzer82

P85 for L2 spouse?

Hello all, we are in the process of completing our P85 forms as we are leaving the UK on Wednesday.

Mine is pretty strait forward as i have a new full-time job in the US.

However my wife, who...
Forum: USA
Aug 1st 2014, 12:05 pm
Replies: 93
Views: 8,011
Posted By gazzer82

Re: Excited, Restless, limbo and holding it all in.

Thanks Lilly!

Glad to hear you are settling in! I am fully expecting things to take a little longer than anticipated, the US sure loves it's paperwork!

We have yet to decide 100% but as I am...
Forum: USA
Jul 29th 2014, 7:30 pm
Replies: 93
Views: 8,011
Posted By gazzer82

Re: Excited, Restless, limbo and holding it all in.

Thanks all, that corresponds with the information I have managed to find around the Internet, so I will wait 10 day, submit it day 11 and hopefully go into the office and get the number day 12.
...
Forum: USA
Jul 29th 2014, 3:19 pm
Replies: 93
Views: 8,011
Posted By gazzer82

Re: Excited, Restless, limbo and holding it all in.

Hi WhyteBoar,

Can i pick your brains, how long did it take you guys to sort SSN, i have heard wildly different stories on how long it has taken. I'm currently planning to go into the office after...
Forum: USA
Jul 29th 2014, 1:58 pm
Replies: 93
Views: 8,011
Posted By gazzer82

Re: Excited, Restless, limbo and holding it all in.

Thanks!

The stress levels are slowly creeping up, but mostly we're anxious to just get going. It's been a very long time in the planning and there are so many things we can't sort till we get to...
Forum: USA
Jul 29th 2014, 11:24 am
Replies: 93
Views: 8,011
Posted By gazzer82

Re: Excited, Restless, limbo and holding it all in.

So an update on our progress.

Movers are in tomorrow, and by Friday we are out of our UK house.

We are then heading on our grand farewell tour!

Fly out to LA on the 13th of August, then...
Jun 20th 2014, 2:35 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 1,062
Posted By gazzer82

Re: US Bank Recommendations - LA Area

I'm thinking of using the First Entertainment Credit Union, anyone else got any experience of them?

My only concern is that i currently bank in the UK with First Direct, and there online service...
Forum: USA
Jun 16th 2014, 6:22 pm
Replies: 93
Views: 8,011
Posted By gazzer82

Re: Excited, Restless, limbo and holding it all in.

Yeah we had RFE as well, but they basically asked for a load of things what where already in the application. We added some CV's and Degree certificates for some of the people who work for me and a...
Forum: USA
Jun 16th 2014, 6:09 pm
Replies: 93
Views: 8,011
Posted By gazzer82

Re: Excited, Restless, limbo and holding it all in.

Hey Lilly,

California bound too, we are looking at Pasadena/Eagle Rock/Glendale, as they are all close to work for me. Would love to be near the beech, but the commute would be a nightmare!
...
Forum: USA
Jun 16th 2014, 3:45 pm
Replies: 93
Views: 8,011
Posted By gazzer82

Re: Excited, Restless, limbo and holding it all in.

Well i do like Cake . . . .

Yes the company paid for the initial application to be fast-tracked (Called Premium Processing Service), which guarantees a response within 15 calendar days. The...
Forum: USA
Jun 16th 2014, 12:17 pm
Replies: 93
Views: 8,011
Posted By gazzer82

Re: Excited, Restless, limbo and holding it all in.

Hi!

The actual interview took about ten minutes:

9.30am - Arrived at Embassy
11.00am - Entered Embassy
11.15am - Called to first window and submitted paperwork.
12.00pm - Called to second...
Forum: USA
Jun 16th 2014, 12:17 pm
Replies: 93
Views: 8,011
Posted By gazzer82

Re: Excited, Restless, limbo and holding it all in.

Hi!

The actual interview took about ten minutes:

9.30am - Arrived at Embassy
11.00am - Entered Embassy
11.15am - Called to first window and submitted paperwork.
12.00pm - Called to second...
Forum: USA
Jun 16th 2014, 12:00 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 538
Posted By gazzer82

Re: Good Tax Advisor in OC, CA?

If you could PM details to me too that would be appreciated!

Thanks

Gareth
Forum: USA
Jun 16th 2014, 12:00 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 538
Posted By gazzer82

Re: Good Tax Advisor in OC, CA?

If you could PM details to me too that would be appreciated!

Thanks

Gareth
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