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Jun 29th 2020, 3:19 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 437
Posted By brit_usa2014

Things fo know about Naturalization

I haven’t posted on here in a long time although I have been following the forums. The time has come for us to apply for Naturalization. While we won’t be applying until January 2021 thought I’d best...
Jan 22nd 2020, 2:44 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 1,746
Posted By brit_usa2014

Immigration Status of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex?

Help answer this curious mind- under what visa would you think that the Duke and Duchess of Sussex would be coming to Canada? I’m not sure if Royals even need visas. 2 situations come to mind- either...
Forum: USA
Jan 11th 2020, 1:30 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 921
Posted By brit_usa2014

Re: Import Duty?

Happy to report back that the parcel got delivered and had no duty to pay 💪🏻.Total weight was 6.5lbs so as long as I have a minimum of £50 worth of stuff to buy to avail free shipping I can have it...
Forum: USA
Dec 31st 2019, 11:41 am
Replies: 11
Views: 921
Posted By brit_usa2014

Re: Import Duty?

Yes I’m a PR living here. I was asking about things bought online and having the store being shipped directly to USA. I did read an article stating that goods bought in the UK is exempt from duty...
Forum: USA
Dec 30th 2019, 11:41 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 921
Posted By brit_usa2014

Import Duty?

Bought £110 (approx $145) worth of stuff from Debenhams UK before realizing I might have to pay import duty. They offer free shipping over £50 and it saves me time and having to watch my luggage...
Forum: USA
Aug 30th 2019, 1:45 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 1,053
Posted By brit_usa2014

Spirit Airlines

Anyone have any experience traveling with them within the country? It’s only a 3hr flight return Boston - FLL. No stopovers which means I don’t have to worry if flight gets delayed (as long as it...
Forum: USA
Aug 18th 2019, 2:34 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 848
Posted By brit_usa2014

Need Help With Paint Estimates

We are looking to paint our home (2500 Sq Ft) both exterior and interior. Just wanting an estimate as to what is a reasonable price to agree to contractors? We live in MA and I know price varies...
Forum: USA
May 5th 2019, 2:18 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 1,688
Posted By brit_usa2014

Re: When To Sell Car? Also Any Recommendations?

Thanks everyone for all the helpful replies!! Based on the recommendations here we’ve decided to keep our Camry and use it as a secondary car. We’ve been shopping around for a SUV and narrowed it...
Forum: USA
May 2nd 2019, 10:02 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 1,688
Posted By brit_usa2014

When To Sell Car? Also Any Recommendations?

So we bought a brand new Toyota Camry XLE back in 2012 when we first moved to the USA! Paid $27K and the title is now in our hand. It has got approx 80K miles on it (over a period of 7 years). We...
Forum: USA
Jan 22nd 2019, 9:26 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 902
Posted By brit_usa2014

Looking To Buy A Refrigerator: What Brands To Consider?

We are looking to buy a new refrigerator and want opinions/experts on what brand to go for. We are ideally looking for a 2 drawer bottom freezer with French door refrigerators and have narrowed down...
Aug 28th 2018, 10:14 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 565
Posted By brit_usa2014

Grand Canyon Tour Companies from Las Vegas?

Any recommendations for folks who are visiting from the UK? Also is it best to book a helicopter tour with the tour company or at the Canyon itself? Also, West Rim vs South Rim? They'll be in Vegas...
Mar 15th 2018, 4:29 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 912
Posted By brit_usa2014

Re: Thinking About Switching to Xfinity/Comcast

I read that. It didnt mention anything for the Internet/TV combination but for Internet only service it mentioned a cap of 1TB. Thank you for pointing that out. Otherwise I wouldn't have known to...
Mar 15th 2018, 4:24 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 912
Posted By brit_usa2014

Re: Thinking About Switching to Xfinity/Comcast

Thanks all, the replies on here seem pretty reasonable and true compared to the awful reviews that I read on Facebook:rofl::rolleyes: Went ahead and signed up for their service for $60 (for the first...
Mar 14th 2018, 4:11 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 912
Posted By brit_usa2014

Thinking About Switching to Xfinity/Comcast

Right now we’ve been with our current Internet/Cable Provider for 3+years and our bills have skyrocketed to $120+ (just for Internet/Tv and no phone line). Found a better deal with Xfinity for $50...
Jan 31st 2018, 1:28 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,997
Posted By brit_usa2014

Dublin and Shannon Airports Experiences

I’ve got 2 questions for those who have travel experiences with both Dublin and Shannon Airports

1. While going to the UK I have a 9hr wait at Dublin airport. Is it worth to book a lounge or are...
Jan 25th 2018, 2:42 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 2,330
Posted By brit_usa2014

Re: Flight Prices Back Home- Reasonable or Considered Expensive?

For those who asked I'll be flying out of Boston Airport. When I looked yesterday flights to NCL were $750 and now they're around $850 :ohmy: Flights are reasonable either to Edinburgh/Manchester!!...
Jan 24th 2018, 2:45 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 2,330
Posted By brit_usa2014

Flight Prices Back Home- Reasonable or Considered Expensive?

Need to fly back home to Newcastle in February and I can fly either by Aer Lingus and pay $750 or fly to Edinburgh and pay $550 and get the train from there. Another option would be to pay $350 and...
Nov 27th 2017, 8:55 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 2,096
Posted By brit_usa2014

Re: Unopened Samsung Tablet- Checked Baggage or Cabin Bag?

Exactly, this is what Im most worried about. A few years ago on a flight from Boston-Paris my bag was checked. Like Tom mentioned above I came to know because there was a note inside that said "this...
Nov 26th 2017, 10:09 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 2,096
Posted By brit_usa2014

Question Unopened Samsung Tablet- Checked Baggage or Cabin Bag?

I am going home next week for Christmas and bought a Samsung Tablet during Black Friday Sales for folks back home. Do I put it in checked baggage (and risk it being stolen) or do I put it in cabin...
Jul 1st 2017, 8:42 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 1,317
Posted By brit_usa2014

Re: Traveling to Martha's Vineyard from Boston

Thank you for all those who have taken the time to reply. Glad to see politeness is still not lost amongst most people. I respect each and everyone's opinions but just because you're an old member it...
Jun 29th 2017, 8:52 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 1,317
Posted By brit_usa2014

Traveling to Martha's Vineyard from Boston

Planning a day trip to Martha's Vineyard (EdgarTown) from Boston. I know you have to take the ferry etc; but which ferry and from where do you take it? Is it possible to park the car before taking...
Jun 6th 2017, 9:42 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 639
Posted By brit_usa2014

Amazon Delivered Item; But Cancelled Item Prior to Delivery

So long story short, I placed an order for a king size headboard on Memorial Weekend and being a Prime Member; it got delivered today. I contacted Amazon on June 1 asking for a cancellation and got a...
Forum: USA
Jan 6th 2017, 3:02 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 848
Posted By brit_usa2014

Question Advice for an American Transiting Through LHR

So a colleague of my husband is planning on going to Europe on a Cruise sometime in March/April. The cruise starts from Europe but he'll be transiting through LHR. He asked my husband whether non...
Oct 10th 2016, 12:43 am
Replies: 45
Views: 2,502
Posted By brit_usa2014

Paracetamol vs Tylenol- Both The Same?

Are Paracetamol & Tylenol both the same? Google says yes (it contains the same active ingredients) but I find paracetamol much better for giving pain reliefs.

Any insights?
Forum: USA
Aug 19th 2016, 9:58 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 489
Posted By brit_usa2014

Question Shipping Medications from UK To USA

Has anyone ever shipped medications from UK-USA previously? Or is it a totally stupid idea?:confused: I have friends who work for the NHS and will be able to write me some prescriptions rather than...
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