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Dec 11th 2019, 4:02 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 4,729
Posted By RKS_in_Calgary

Re: Moving money from Canada to UK

We spoke to multiple people, both at our branch (via phone) and via phone banking service and all gave us the same answer so perhaps things have changed (or TD is stricter than other banks?). We also...
Dec 10th 2019, 4:23 am
Replies: 17
Views: 4,729
Posted By RKS_in_Calgary

Re: Moving money from Canada to UK

Should mention, to get to the two options i mentioned above, hubby spent two days on the phone to money transfer companies and our bank in Canada, plus our uk bank. It’s been a bit of a painful (and...
Dec 10th 2019, 4:19 am
Replies: 17
Views: 4,729
Posted By RKS_in_Calgary

Re: Moving money from Canada to UK

Thank you alll for your responses. We are familiar with money transfer companies having used them to move money to Canada when we moved our there, the issue was with TD Canada trust and the Canadian...
Dec 4th 2019, 5:27 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 4,729
Posted By RKS_in_Calgary

Moving money from Canada to UK

Hi, I’m really hoping someone can help us. We moved back to the uk from Canada this summer and are buying a house here with the deposit bring the proceeds of our house sale in Canada which is...
May 22nd 2019, 10:58 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 6,502
Posted By RKS_in_Calgary

Re: ToR (Transfer of Residence) Timeline Update

so I’m sitting at the airport without my TOR so will be paying VAT when I land tomorrow. Moral of story, do your TOR as early as possible (sadly I wasn’t in a position to do mine earlier so will be...
May 16th 2019, 1:56 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 6,502
Posted By RKS_in_Calgary

Re: ToR (Transfer of Residence) Timeline Update

I called today (my application was sent April 23 and I’m flying with my 2 cats next week). Despite an email confirmation from HMRC when I sent my forms, my emails were not received because there is a...
Apr 23rd 2019, 10:18 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 2,823
Posted By RKS_in_Calgary

Re: Driving licence

interesting. When I looked on the DVLA website, the first question is:Are you a resident of Great Britain?You’re normally a resident if you have a permanent address in Great Britain that you’ve lived...
Apr 23rd 2019, 9:58 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 2,823
Posted By RKS_in_Calgary

Re: Driving licence

I was advised that you need to be in the UK for at least 6 months before DVLA will give you your UK licence back. My work fleet services advised that you can drive on Canadian licence for 12 months...
Apr 19th 2019, 4:27 pm
Replies: 0
Views: 336
Posted By RKS_in_Calgary

Vet costs UK vs Alberta

Hi

Can anyone advise likely cost in the UK of getting a cats teeth cleaned and / or removed please. Trying to decide if its cheaper to bite the bullet and do this before leaving or wait till be...
Apr 9th 2019, 11:57 am
Replies: 2
Views: 573
Posted By RKS_in_Calgary

Re: Airline approved pet shipping crates

thank you! hadn’t thought of trying the airline, will ask them.
Apr 9th 2019, 3:09 am
Replies: 2
Views: 573
Posted By RKS_in_Calgary

Airline approved pet shipping crates

Hi

tryong to buy airline approved shipping crates to take our cats back to uk. Google search keeps bring up us companies. Can anyone recommend Canadian source for these please. Don’t want to pay...
Apr 7th 2019, 10:19 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 3,557
Posted By RKS_in_Calgary

Re: Lovely Leqmington Spa

We googled international movers and then asked for quotes, which we are waiting for at this time. We also had a local Calgary company recommended so are talking to them too. Most Canadian companies...
Apr 7th 2019, 10:18 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 3,557
Posted By RKS_in_Calgary

Re: Lovely Leqmington Spa

Good luck with your move Elnino05 . Rugby’s about 20 mins drive from Leamington if I remember correctly.

Options are full service move where a company packs everything, ships it then unpacks...
Apr 7th 2019, 12:54 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 3,557
Posted By RKS_in_Calgary

Re: Lovely Leqmington Spa

we have t moved yet. Still looking at options.
Apr 6th 2019, 1:30 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 3,557
Posted By RKS_in_Calgary

Re: Lovely Leqmington Spa

Thanks tiredtony
Apr 5th 2019, 3:55 am
Replies: 15
Views: 3,557
Posted By RKS_in_Calgary

Re: Lovely Leqmington Spa

Thanks PrairieWriter good luck with your move too!
Mar 31st 2019, 3:34 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 3,557
Posted By RKS_in_Calgary

Re: Lovely Leqmington Spa

Southam college not Southampton!
Mar 31st 2019, 3:12 am
Replies: 15
Views: 3,557
Posted By RKS_in_Calgary

Re: Lovely Leqmington Spa

Thanks petitefrancaise will check out Sotham, I know Southampton Collage is supposed to be a good school, sounds lovely. I can’t compete with your ‘Bridge’ name tho!
Mar 29th 2019, 3:53 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 3,557
Posted By RKS_in_Calgary

Re: Lovely Leqmington Spa

thanks you so much Englishmum , even if your original response was lost, I appreciate your reply, I lived in Leamington many years ago but up to date knowledge is much appreciated. I will check out...
Mar 29th 2019, 1:56 am
Replies: 15
Views: 3,557
Posted By RKS_in_Calgary

Lovely Leqmington Spa

So it looks Leamington Spa is the location of choice for work. Anyone here from that neck of the woods? Do you have any advice on good bits, not-so-good bits, things to consider when moving there,...
Mar 25th 2019, 12:16 pm
Replies: 0
Views: 523
Posted By RKS_in_Calgary

Move my gas bbq

hi

hubby bought himself a very nice bbq last year here in Canada. He REALLY wants to bring it back to the UK with us. Has anyone shipped their BBQs to the UK? Do they work ok? Do you need an...
Mar 18th 2019, 7:22 pm
Replies: 0
Views: 553
Posted By RKS_in_Calgary

Timing for TOR1

Hi
looks like I’m heading back to UK with family following 3-4 months later. Plan is for me to take the cats and a few suitcases of personal items, and hubby to bring mini plus ship our household in...
Mar 18th 2019, 12:58 am
Replies: 7
Views: 876
Posted By RKS_in_Calgary

Re: Where to start

thanks Elnino05. Lots of lists to make but house sale is definitely high on the agenda.
Mar 17th 2019, 11:47 am
Replies: 7
Views: 876
Posted By RKS_in_Calgary

Re: Where to start

Thank you all. Yes, we are all British citizens so no problem from that side. We got loads of great help and support from this site when we moved to Canada back in 2010 so I know it’s a great...
Mar 17th 2019, 11:40 am
Replies: 7
Views: 876
Posted By RKS_in_Calgary

Re: Where to start

We are all British citizens
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