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Forum: USA
May 14th 2019, 12:15 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 5,969
Posted By Tanja87

Re: What did you take with you?

Who knew beds could be so complicated?! :confused:

Guess we'll just sort out as much stuff as we can and then hope for the best when the shipping company arrives :rofl: Maybe we can get the...
Forum: USA
May 13th 2019, 4:50 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 5,969
Posted By Tanja87

Re: What did you take with you?

If we could afford it I'd sell/donate the vast majority of our stuff here and replace it all over there. But the deal is such that the company have given us a certain budget for shipping but any of...
Forum: USA
May 13th 2019, 2:41 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 5,969
Posted By Tanja87

What did you take with you?

Hello all

So, great news - we just had our visa interviews today and got approved :thumbsup: It has been a long, nerve-racking process but we made it!! We will be going over to CT next week to...
Forum: USA
Mar 28th 2019, 9:53 am
Replies: 48
Views: 3,642
Posted By Tanja87

Re: Cars - Leasing vs. buying used for cash?

Thank you all so much for your advice!

I've gone back to the IAS site to compare more prices and it seems there are indeed much cheaper versions for similar sized vehicles to what we were looking...
Forum: USA
Mar 27th 2019, 8:30 pm
Replies: 48
Views: 3,642
Posted By Tanja87

Re: Cars - Leasing vs. buying used for cash?

Wow!! Ok.....

We are looking at an SUV (Ford Explorer or similar - I'd like an Expedition but definitely out of our price range - we need a big car with kids and dogs to ferry around, plus we're...
Forum: USA
Mar 27th 2019, 6:06 pm
Replies: 48
Views: 3,642
Posted By Tanja87

Re: Cars - Leasing vs. buying used for cash?

Wow, so much great information! Thanks everyone!!

Another one of our worries re. leasing is the fact that, if we enter a lease agreement for, say, 3 years and then we have to return to the UK (for...
Forum: USA
Mar 27th 2019, 4:23 pm
Replies: 48
Views: 3,642
Posted By Tanja87

Re: Cars - Leasing vs. buying used for cash?

Yes, I had thought about the credit score thing but wouldn't renting a home do that too? We will be renting from the same time we'd be leasing a car so I figured we'd still build up the same amount...
Forum: USA
Mar 27th 2019, 2:10 pm
Replies: 48
Views: 3,642
Posted By Tanja87

Cars - Leasing vs. buying used for cash?

Another day, another headache :lol:

Bit of background - hubby got offered a job in his company's office in NYC and we're looking to move over on L1A (L2) visas in late May/early June. The idea is...
Forum: USA
Mar 27th 2019, 11:03 am
Replies: 8
Views: 1,384
Posted By Tanja87

Re: Moving to Connecticut from UK - really confused about cargo

Haha, I wish it was :rofl: It has been so stressful already but I keep reminding myself that it will all be worth it in the end..... Hopefully.... :fingerscrossed: haha! All the best to you, too! We...
Forum: USA
Mar 25th 2019, 1:17 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,384
Posted By Tanja87

Re: Moving to Connecticut from UK - really confused about cargo

We're currently planning our move from the UK to CT as well :thumb: As we're taking a lot of our stuff we've been getting quotes for a 20ft container and they've ranged anywhere from £5500 to $7800...
Forum: USA
Mar 21st 2019, 1:01 pm
Replies: 37
Views: 2,407
Posted By Tanja87

Re: Moving with our dog

Wow! 4:30 is one heck of an early start! I honestly didn't make the connection that Easton was just as far out as Fairfield - it's just one of the towns my husband said he liked the look of when he...
Forum: USA
Mar 21st 2019, 11:48 am
Replies: 37
Views: 2,407
Posted By Tanja87

Re: Moving with our dog

I was thinking the same :rofl:
Forum: USA
Mar 21st 2019, 11:46 am
Replies: 37
Views: 2,407
Posted By Tanja87

Re: Moving with our dog

I did like the look of Fairfield as well (from what I can see on the internet lol) but hubby reckons it's a bit far out for his commute?! :huh: We are currently looking at sites like realtor.com or...
Forum: USA
Mar 20th 2019, 1:48 pm
Replies: 37
Views: 2,407
Posted By Tanja87

Re: Moving with our dog

Hoping to walk in some woods, yes (depending on where we end up I suppose but I'd like to) so I'll definitely keep that in mind :thumbsup:



Ok, yeah, I've heard of them! Didn't realise I needed...
Forum: USA
Mar 18th 2019, 7:49 pm
Replies: 37
Views: 2,407
Posted By Tanja87

Re: Moving with our dog

I mentioned the possibility of living in NYS as opposed to CT to hubby but he reckons the taxes there are that much higher that it wouldn't be worth it?! :blink: But we will speak to our realtor (a...
Forum: USA
Mar 17th 2019, 4:23 pm
Replies: 37
Views: 2,407
Posted By Tanja87

Re: Moving with our dog

Thank you for the replies!

Hmm.... Hubby has a 2h commute each way now so we would really like to cut down on that if possible. We are budgeting for 2 cars anyway, the idea being him driving to...
Forum: USA
Mar 16th 2019, 5:18 pm
Replies: 37
Views: 2,407
Posted By Tanja87

Re: Moving with our dog

Ok, great! Thanks for the advice and I'm glad your dogs are ok! What kind are they, if you don't mind me asking? We have a dachshund (or shall I say Wiener dog :rofl:)

We are looking at places...
Forum: USA
Mar 16th 2019, 5:04 pm
Replies: 37
Views: 2,407
Posted By Tanja87

Re: Moving with our dog

Ah ok, cool! Lots of things to think about and consider, thank you so much :thumbsup:
Forum: USA
Mar 16th 2019, 9:43 am
Replies: 37
Views: 2,407
Posted By Tanja87

Re: Moving with our dog

Thank you for your response debdes! So you didn't need to get a health certificate or anything? From what I read that's what we *should* need along with the rabies shot. She has a passport but it's...
Forum: USA
Mar 16th 2019, 9:38 am
Replies: 37
Views: 2,407
Posted By Tanja87

Re: Moving with our dog

Hi Nutek :thumb: Can't wait to get there!
Forum: USA
Mar 15th 2019, 2:48 pm
Replies: 37
Views: 2,407
Posted By Tanja87

Re: Moving with our dog

Thank you so much for your reply Nutmegger! (btw "deep in the woods of CT" sounds lovely :thumbsup:)

You are so right - I hadn't considered the fact that we'd be flying into NYS and not CT, thank...
Forum: USA
Mar 15th 2019, 1:55 pm
Replies: 37
Views: 2,407
Posted By Tanja87

Moving with our dog

Hello
Sorry, I'm gonna be on here with a lot of questions over the next weeks/months I think :o
We are set to move from the UK to Connecticut in late May and I'm starting to look into taking our...
Forum: USA
Mar 8th 2019, 10:13 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 801
Posted By Tanja87

Re: Yet another thread about shipping...

Excellent! I hadn’t heard of them before but shall definitely contact them for a quote! Thank you :)
Would you know if they reassemble furniture? So far that seems to be hubby’s main sticking point...
Forum: USA
Mar 8th 2019, 4:40 am
Replies: 4
Views: 801
Posted By Tanja87

Yet another thread about shipping...

Hi all

I know this topic has been discussed at length on this forum but I’m looking for answers I simply have not been able to find on this platform yet...

We look set to be moving U.K. to US...
Forum: Australia
Mar 12th 2017, 3:29 pm
Replies: 145
Views: 12,545
Posted By Tanja87

Re: UK to Sydney - what to expect?

Whoa, come on guys, let's be nice to each other, shall we?
True, we have no visa so we're not going anywhere yet - thanks for pointing that out.... Ouch! Lol... And fair enough, if people chose to...
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