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Nov 27th 2017, 9:15 pm
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Posted By barney41

Re: Shipping costs/TOR

It does, thanks for the information and link.
Thanks again.
Nov 25th 2017, 2:22 am
Replies: 2
Views: 754
Posted By barney41

Shipping costs/TOR

Hello, we have just sold our house in Australia and are moving back to the UK. We are taking about 20 boxes but aren't taking much furniture back, maybe 10m3 in total. Would anyone be happy to share...
Replies: 19
Views: 16,444
Posted By barney41

Re: Converting Midwife qualifications UK to US

Hi, from my understanding you will have to first become registered as a nurse as there is no route for midwives (I may be wrong on this). For this you will need to pass the NCLEX exam as well as be...
Forum: Australia
Aug 4th 2015, 8:43 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 902
Posted By barney41

Re: ATO Private Ruling - Forex Gains

Not sure if anyone could answer this but if we first entered as Permanent Residents in 2007 would this be the date that would be first used as the forex transfer rate or will it be our next entry...
Forum: Australia
Jul 29th 2015, 11:05 am
Replies: 2,789
Views: 839,849
Posted By barney41

Re: Business Class Airfares to UK / Europe - approx $2700 - $2800 rtn!

Thanks for the clarification.

Price won't be too bad as it will only be a one-way flight UK-AUS. It seems lifemiles do better deals than AA but trying to find flights with them puts me off.
Forum: Australia
Jul 27th 2015, 7:14 pm
Replies: 2,789
Views: 839,849
Posted By barney41

Re: Business Class Airfares to UK / Europe - approx $2700 - $2800 rtn!

I am currently looking into awards for our return to Australia next year. We (2 adults, 1 child) all have lifemiles and AA accounts but noticed someone used US airways issued awards on AA. Can I ask...
Forum: Spain
Nov 23rd 2014, 9:20 pm
Replies: 86
Views: 11,003
Posted By barney41

Re: Thinking of buying a holiday home - annual costs

Thanks for all your replies, it is very useful to see these costs in black and white, rather than me imagining what they would be.

We would be looking at a 2 bed apartment within a complex (pool...
Forum: Spain
Nov 20th 2014, 12:22 pm
Replies: 86
Views: 11,003
Posted By barney41

Re: Thinking of buying a holiday home - annual costs

Wow taxes are heavy and hadn't looked into the inheritance side of things.

We would still take a holiday somewhere else during another end of term, don't think we will be able to avoid the likes...
Forum: Spain
Nov 20th 2014, 11:36 am
Replies: 86
Views: 11,003
Posted By barney41

Re: Thinking of buying a holiday home - annual costs

Yes, is it roughly 10% on buying, not sure on selling hadn't thought of that as hopefully we wold be buying now to use as a holiday home for about 20 years and then as a retirement home 6months...
Forum: Spain
Nov 20th 2014, 11:19 am
Replies: 86
Views: 11,003
Posted By barney41

Re: Thinking of buying a holiday home - annual costs

Thanks everyone, much cheaper than expected. We are weighing up the annual costs of running an apartment vs renting over the school holidays every year.

Finally, is the IBI a community charge and...
Forum: Spain
Nov 20th 2014, 12:53 am
Replies: 86
Views: 11,003
Posted By barney41

Thinking of buying a holiday home - annual costs

Hi everyone

We are considering buying a holiday home in the Orihuela Costa region and would appreciate your knowledge on what our annual running costs of the property would be, specifically...
Forum: Australia
Nov 17th 2014, 9:38 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 2,233
Posted By barney41

Re: Gas Engineer from UK needing some advice

MY husband is a gasfitter, we are in Qld so can only tell you about here. In Qld he had to get his LPG and natural gas licenses, this entailed sitting the relevant exams and was very time consuming....
Feb 3rd 2014, 12:01 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 804
Posted By barney41

Re: Waiting for grant of Child Visa. Advice?

We did that, same advise from case officer. Flew to Australia in November, visa ready to be granted in December and my daughter and I took a flight to New Zealand in February, visa granted day after...
Forum: The Barbie
Oct 1st 2012, 1:39 am
Replies: 16
Views: 3,660
Posted By barney41

Re: Fetch TV / Foxtel or other (better options)

Yes, this is what we have but also signed up to Hulu Plus for another $8ish a month.
Forum: Australia
Aug 1st 2012, 6:47 am
Replies: 10
Views: 17,580
Posted By barney41

Re: Landlords Insurance whilst Overseas

We use ukinsurancenet and cia insurance.
Forum: Australia
Apr 16th 2012, 1:00 am
Replies: 11
Views: 896
Posted By barney41

Re: Life insurance

Our life insurance is with the Legal & General, I informed them we were moving to Australia and asked if we could keep the policy with them. It wasn't a problem and they confirmed the same in writing.
Forum: The Barbie
Mar 18th 2012, 6:29 am
Replies: 90
Views: 7,449
Posted By barney41

Re: apple tv

I love my Apple TV too, bought it to watch Netflix which is great. I couldn't find out if Netflix could be used on an Australian WD TV live box as would have preferred that.
Feb 14th 2012, 11:05 am
Replies: 12
Views: 581
Posted By barney41

Re: How long is Child Visa 101 taking to be granted? (merged threads)

How about you give some helpful advice then?[/QUOTE]

See post 29, I never wrote what you are quoting me as writing. :confused: I did agree with Campervan though and still do.

Also, I have given...
Jan 21st 2012, 11:28 pm
Replies: 120
Views: 23,986
Posted By barney41

Re: How long is Child Visa 101 taking to be granted?

Nowhere did I say that I expected it to be dead on 3 months, what I was showing was that the current actual times are way different to the client charter times. The OP is wanting to know how long the...
Jan 21st 2012, 4:03 am
Replies: 120
Views: 23,986
Posted By barney41

Re: How long is Child Visa 101 taking to be granted?

Just had a 101 visa granted for my daughter, took seven and half months and was lodged in London. The client charter times are certainly way out for this visa type.
Oct 12th 2011, 3:48 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 2,647
Posted By barney41

Re: Child Visa 101 - contents query

If payslips are easier you could sponsor your child instead of your husband. I wouldn't get too hung up on it though, my husband took a year off when we had our daughter so we only put in payslips...
Oct 12th 2011, 3:23 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 2,647
Posted By barney41

Re: Child Visa 101 - contents query

Hi, I used the attached checklist http://www.uk.embassy.gov.au/lhlh/immi_child_checklist.html. Also I filled in a separate form for the payment...
Oct 12th 2011, 2:32 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 2,647
Posted By barney41

Re: Child Visa 101 - contents query

Hi, you need to prove the past 2 years earnings with either payslips or a letter from an employer.

Not sure if it has changed now, we applied in May, but we also put in a copy of mine and hubby's...
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