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Forum: Australia
Jul 1st 2011, 8:34 am
Replies: 97
Views: 25,639
Posted By fluffy1

Re: Is $55,000 a good wage or not?

I can't speak for NSW but in SA & Qld where I have lived neither pay anywhere near $45k per year let alone $55!! My husband too is a time served Motor Mechanic of 23 years. Áverage (non Diesel...
Forum: Australia
Nov 24th 2010, 6:52 am
Replies: 8
Views: 924
Posted By fluffy1

Re: Advice Needed - Vets on the Gold Coast

Hi we use Anvet at upper coomera and they have always been good. I think theres is about $40 consultation fee from memory and we have been heaps of times
Jul 31st 2010, 10:29 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 13,242
Posted By fluffy1

Re: Concept Australia

We used Concept Australia back in 2004 (the Manchester one) and they were fine. They even helped us a couple of years after we got the visa when we needed a copy of something and helped straight away.
Forum: Australia
Jan 11th 2010, 7:14 am
Replies: 4
Views: 597
Posted By fluffy1

Re: Interstate removals

Hi Julie,

We used Crown as thats who we used to move UK-Adelaide. Good luck with your move

Marie
Forum: Australia
Jan 2nd 2010, 9:46 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 810
Posted By fluffy1

Re: Taking a Christmas Tree

We brought ours over with pine cones on and they said it was fine. Good luck with your move

:)
Forum: Australia
Jun 21st 2009, 9:18 am
Replies: 4
Views: 592
Posted By fluffy1

Blue Mountains Day Trips

Hi,

Could anyone please recommend which is the best Blue Mountains Day Trips to go on?

Thanks very much
Marie
Forum: Australia
Jan 5th 2009, 2:18 am
Replies: 6
Views: 554
Posted By fluffy1

Re: The Christmas Tree

Hi,

I brought my artificial tree from UK and it had pine cones on that look real. Mine got thorugh fine but I may just have been lucky.

Good luck with your move

Marie
Forum: Australia
Oct 30th 2008, 9:49 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,133
Posted By fluffy1

Re: Does anyone in Oz still have a Barclays account?

Hi We have a Barclays account and I requested the new pinentry (calculator type thing) a couple of weeks ago online. They posted it out to me here in Australia and it took around 5 working days. Hope...
Forum: Australia
Oct 8th 2008, 9:04 am
Replies: 8
Views: 650
Posted By fluffy1

Re: adelaide - south/east

Hi,

We lived in Old Reynella, South East of Adelaide and we never had any problems. Nice area, nice houses (in carews field estate) and the school was good too. Our kids were in year 1 and 4 when...
Forum: Australia
Sep 18th 2008, 8:36 am
Replies: 6
Views: 733
Posted By fluffy1

Re: Adelaide or Brisbane

Hi Lesley,

We moved to Adelaide and stayed there for 9 months, like you something was missing and we couldnt put our finger on it. We moved to the Gold Coast 2 and a 1/2 years ago and have not...
Forum: Australia
Sep 17th 2008, 9:22 am
Replies: 46
Views: 2,417
Posted By fluffy1

Re: 12 weeks for shipping???

We used Crown as well and our stuff was shipped in June, no where near christmas still took 16 weeks. I guess we must have drew the short straw.
Forum: Australia
Sep 16th 2008, 9:50 pm
Replies: 46
Views: 2,417
Posted By fluffy1

Re: 12 weeks for shipping???

Hi,

We were quoted 10-12 weeks and our stuff took 16!!! Be prepared for it to take longer.
Forum: Australia
Aug 19th 2008, 3:15 am
Replies: 20
Views: 1,901
Posted By fluffy1

Re: School enrollment fee's

Hi SuzyT,

It all depends on which state and also school you will be going to as they all differ. We first lived in Adelaide and my girls went to a state school where we just paid Annual fees and...
Forum: Australia
Aug 3rd 2008, 7:00 am
Replies: 17
Views: 1,581
Posted By fluffy1

Re: Removal firms from Perth to Queensland

Hi,

We moved from Adelaide to Gold Coast 2 1/2 years ago and found that Crown was the cheapest quote we had.

Good luck with your move
Marie
Forum: Australia
Jun 3rd 2008, 9:53 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,399
Posted By fluffy1

Re: I'm a celebrity get me out of here?

Hi Keel,

No it wasnt they havent started voting off yet and Miranda Burrows is in it now so she must have been another intruder, I missed one when they stopped it on friday nights as they didnt...
Forum: Australia
Jun 2nd 2008, 9:56 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,399
Posted By fluffy1

Re: I'm a celebrity get me out of here?

Hi,

Its on Sunday afternoons now at 2pm.

Hope this helps
Marie
Forum: Australia
Jun 2nd 2008, 8:20 am
Replies: 34
Views: 1,727
Posted By fluffy1

Re: Puppy question

Hi,

Our Zac is on Eukanuba and although it seems expensive the bag lasts 8 weeks so works out really cheap in the long run. I can highly recommend it and people are always commenting on how great...
Forum: Australia
May 22nd 2008, 8:58 am
Replies: 10
Views: 1,672
Posted By fluffy1

Re: Can someone explain?

When we first arrived we had not supplied this number and were taxed around 47% I think on all interest on our savings. Once we gave the bank the tax number we got it all back in full however at the...
Forum: Australia
May 22nd 2008, 8:42 am
Replies: 9
Views: 673
Posted By fluffy1

Re: Help needed for place to stay in Gold Coast

Hi,

We have stayed at the Courtyard Mariott in Surfers Paraidse twice now and both times were really nice, you can get an ocean view room...pretty sure it was no extra cost both times and views...
Forum: Australia
May 13th 2008, 8:33 am
Replies: 4
Views: 462
Posted By fluffy1

Re: accomodation in Adelaide

Hi,

The Comfort inn's are cheap. Depends on what room you get as to wether they are ok. We stayed with them a couple of times, different ones in Adelaide and one room was fab yet another time we...
Forum: Australia
Jan 4th 2008, 9:58 pm
Replies: 73
Views: 4,580
Posted By fluffy1

Re: the lowdown on the bugs

Not quite the size of a CD but heres one. We have had a bigger hairier one in the lounge but didnt get to take a photo as our puppy wanted to play with it. I wouldnt worry too much about spiders as...
Forum: Australia
Dec 30th 2007, 10:38 pm
Replies: 46
Views: 3,540
Posted By fluffy1

Re: geordies

Hi Ironchefgav,

We are geordies from sunny South Shields. We have been in oz for 2 and a half years now, we are also on the Gold Coast. Are you in Oz yet?

Marie
Forum: Australia
Aug 11th 2007, 11:35 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,390
Posted By fluffy1

Re: Why to Buy a 500 Ltr Slimline Tank - Gold Coast

Hi,

You can get them from Stratco at Carrara.
Forum: Middle East
Jul 8th 2007, 9:47 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 1,587
Posted By fluffy1

Re: Dubai Stop over

Thanks for that silverchick, there looks like theres a really good variety of places to eat.
Forum: Middle East
Jul 8th 2007, 1:20 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 1,587
Posted By fluffy1

Re: Dubai Stop over

Thank you for the replies. Sandwiches and Mcdonalds for lunch sounds ok to me....it would be awesome to be able to afford nice restaurant meals 3 times a day but when you earn Aussie dollars and have...
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