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Forum: USA
Jan 12th 2017, 2:44 am
Replies: 66
Views: 6,391
Posted By WhyteBoar

Re: Cat Relocation

We used PetAirUK back in 2014 when both our our cats moved with us to Arizona.

They were good at keeping in touch; we had them organise all the paperwork, the crates and they collected them from...
Sep 12th 2015, 8:04 am
Replies: 19
Views: 1,217
Posted By WhyteBoar

Re: Are people competent where you live?

So much about the US is 'surface' or appearance': as long as you tell everyone how great you are... it must be true!

Agree about the bureaucracy too... so much form filling and people with a...
Sep 12th 2015, 7:58 am
Replies: 30
Views: 1,863
Posted By WhyteBoar

Re: 1st Visit to US Dentist

I don't think our US dentist had ever seen teeth NHS teeth. He was really surprised that I still had my wisdom teeth and was very curious as to how NHS dentistry works.

I hated my NHS dentists; I...
Forum: USA
Aug 26th 2015, 9:11 am
Replies: 35
Views: 12,930
Posted By WhyteBoar

Re: Possible move from UK to USA - Arizona

Just in time for the football season!! ;)
Forum: USA
Aug 26th 2015, 9:10 am
Replies: 35
Views: 12,930
Posted By WhyteBoar

Re: Possible move from UK to USA - Arizona

We moved out to Phoenix last August. I lived in Arizona (Tucson) when I was younger but my husband had only visited during the spring or autumn.

This summer was hotter than last year, but to be...
Forum: USA
Jul 31st 2015, 7:46 am
Replies: 40
Views: 3,141
Posted By WhyteBoar

Re: Last Night

I was home alone on my last night as my husband had travelled to Phoenix six weeks before my journey. I had spent the day overseeing the final inspection of our house, carpet cleaning and the sale of...
Forum: USA
Jun 3rd 2015, 9:40 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 553
Posted By WhyteBoar

Re: Banks and Addresses

Thank you, that's good to know. I was pretty certain it wouldn't be a problem to change it from here, but good to know others haven't had issues in the past.
Forum: USA
Jun 3rd 2015, 4:51 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 553
Posted By WhyteBoar

Banks and Addresses

Hope some of you can offer an insight for me.

Having visited a branch of Barclays, a member of staff has claimed that the account holder's address can only be changed in person. Obviously, if an...
Forum: USA
Apr 6th 2015, 6:58 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 1,420
Posted By WhyteBoar

Re: Postage to the US

Have you looked in to companies like Parcel Monkey or Parcel Hero? I know in the past it has worked out cheaper to use them to send parcels from the UK to Germany and the USA.
Forum: USA
Feb 4th 2015, 4:12 pm
Replies: 28
Views: 1,708
Posted By WhyteBoar

Re: Trying to find a rental with cats

We brought our two cats from the UK to Arizona last August and found a house without much of a problem at all. We just made it very clear that we had two cats, which meant we didn't waste time...
Feb 1st 2015, 5:12 pm
Replies: 77
Views: 4,357
Posted By WhyteBoar

Re: Super Bowl 2015

We went to he NFL experience on Friday and there were Seahawks fans everywhere :thumbdown:
Jan 24th 2015, 1:25 am
Replies: 77
Views: 4,357
Posted By WhyteBoar

Re: Super Bowl 2015

I'm a Cardinals fan so this Super Bowl is just... I hate the Seahawks and no way do I want them to win, but the Pats and Beli-cheat are just... urgh. I suppose the Pats are the lesser of the two...
Forum: USA
Jan 13th 2015, 3:52 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 890
Posted By WhyteBoar

Re: PetAirUK or AirPets?

We also got a quote from both but went with PetAirUK in the end because they assured us that our two cats would only be flown with BA, which was the only direct flight from LHR to Phoenix. I was...
Nov 3rd 2014, 5:15 pm
Replies: 8,873
Views: 703,115
Posted By WhyteBoar

Re: WTF in America

We have found cured hams, like parma ham, without a problem. We were just looking for 'good' ham for sandwiches etc.

I didn't look for ham when I was last in Sprouts, but I think going the way of...
Nov 3rd 2014, 6:41 am
Replies: 38
Views: 1,558
Posted By WhyteBoar

Re: Anyone else watching the All Blacks demolish the USA?

The USA team is getting better and now has a few players who play for good European sides. Filling Soldier Field for a game of rugby has got to be a good sign for the future of the sport in the US,...
Nov 2nd 2014, 7:36 pm
Replies: 8,873
Views: 703,115
Posted By WhyteBoar

Re: WTF in America

Meatloaf I like; it is just ground beef with what ever you want in it like onions, peppers etc, shaped like a loaf.

I hate the 'ham' here. I honestly cannot find decent ham. It doesn't matter how...
Forum: USA
Oct 30th 2014, 12:24 am
Replies: 6
Views: 658
Posted By WhyteBoar

Re: money transfer to uk

We send money to the UK using XE.com and it appears to be working well so far.
Forum: USA
Oct 28th 2014, 4:08 pm
Replies: 40
Views: 3,509
Posted By WhyteBoar

Re: Let's talk Dentistry- which country does it better?

I haven't been to a dentist here yet, well not since I was a child, so I can't comment on US dentists, but I struggled to find a good NHS dentist when I was in the UK.

The last practice I was...
Forum: USA
Oct 7th 2014, 3:28 am
Replies: 29
Views: 1,544
Posted By WhyteBoar

Re: PS3 and XBOX 360 from UK to usa

We had an Xbox One and 360s in the UK and sold them before the move.

We've bought new ones here and were able to go online and transfer our accounts to the US region, without a problem. We have...
Forum: USA
Sep 23rd 2014, 6:44 pm
Replies: 75
Views: 9,523
Posted By WhyteBoar

Re: Recent experiences of flying dogs over.

I flew my cats over to PHX this August and used PetAirUK. I paid 1300 for the crates, their flight, two nights boarding at their facility, pick up from my home in the UK, all the paperwork and the...
Forum: USA
Sep 16th 2014, 8:30 pm
Replies: 34
Views: 2,905
Posted By WhyteBoar

Re: Breaking news to family etc?

We use regular time slots, but Facebook messenger is also a great way to keep in touch between calls or when one of you is running late.

(We were lucky not to have been affected by the flooding...
Forum: USA
Sep 11th 2014, 9:10 pm
Replies: 34
Views: 2,905
Posted By WhyteBoar

Re: Breaking news to family etc?

I was in a similar situation; my dad lives here and my mum lives in the UK. We moved because of my husband's job, but the fact that I have wanted to come back to the US for sometime, was well known...
Forum: USA
Sep 4th 2014, 5:22 pm
Replies: 93
Views: 8,053
Posted By WhyteBoar

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

I hope you are a fortunate as we were, we had everything delivered just a week after it arrived in the country.
Aug 31st 2014, 11:51 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 1,500
Posted By WhyteBoar

Re: College football season starts!

I love college football. My family is from near Columbus so I follow Ohio State very closely. Here in Arizona I follow the Arizona Wildcats.

We were in Phoenix a few years ago on a visit and I...
Forum: USA
Aug 28th 2014, 1:36 am
Replies: 24
Views: 1,984
Posted By WhyteBoar

Re: How long did it take you to move countries

I think we had the offer confirmed in April; my husband moved at the end of June and I arrived in early August. We don't have children so I am sure that made things a lot simpler, but the short time...
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