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Forum: USA
Nov 17th 2021, 11:26 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 1,697
Posted By Uktous19

Re: Should I stay or should I go? Future gazing tax questions..

Thank you so much for your help.

I’ve now spoken to a specialist and the trust is the kicker - essentially something set up to help circumnavigate U.K. tax has proven to be the issue and has made...
Forum: USA
Oct 19th 2021, 5:18 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 2,536
Posted By Uktous19

Re: Import duty and fees on chocolate from the UK shipped by DHL

There’s an Irish shop in Long Grove, IL: Paddy’s on the Square, does a roaring trade with all the local British & Irish
Forum: USA
Oct 19th 2021, 5:15 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 1,697
Posted By Uktous19

Question Should I stay or should I go? Future gazing tax questions..

Hello!

I’m looking for v brief, generalized- as much as humanly possible- tax help to aid us in making the decision of whether to commit to the States (Illinois) for ten years or to make the jump...
Forum: USA
May 27th 2020, 4:12 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 2,688
Posted By Uktous19

Re: Shipping UK - USA Views and Recommendartions - PSS

No worries. Happy to share as I trawled this site for info for months before we moved!

We had to pay the chassis fee this end which had been mentioned so make sure you budget for that too.

Good...
Forum: USA
May 27th 2020, 3:52 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 2,688
Posted By Uktous19

Re: Shipping UK - USA Views and Recommendartions - PSS

No problem.

Initial meeting & quote was great
Packing guys were fine: got everything done quickly.
(we didn't pack anything fragile due to some of the horror stories I had read on here: so we...
Forum: USA
May 27th 2020, 3:25 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 2,688
Posted By Uktous19

Re: Shipping UK - USA Views and Recommendartions - PSS

Just to update: we are now in the States and our shipment via PSS has arrived. Happy to give feedback if anyone is in need.
Forum: USA
Jan 8th 2020, 5:17 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 2,688
Posted By Uktous19

Re: Shipping UK - USA Views and Recommendartions - PSS

We are going ahead with them in a move mid Feb - choosing the, cheaper, shared container option so I should hopefully be able to give a full and frank review in a few months time.
All contact so far...
Forum: USA
Jan 3rd 2020, 1:34 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,614
Posted By Uktous19

Re: BA not flying dogs

Apparently the person who made the decision about not flying dogs is back from holiday on Monday so things may, hopefully, move then. :fingerscrossed::fingerscrossed::fingerscrossed:
Thank you...
Forum: USA
Dec 31st 2019, 7:39 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,614
Posted By Uktous19

Re: BA not flying dogs

Thanks everyone. Fingers crossed for a quick enquiry but the cynic in me thinks it will take ages. ARGH.
Forum: USA
Dec 31st 2019, 6:18 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,614
Posted By Uktous19

Re: BA not flying dogs

Thank you. It's Pet Air I've been talking to and they have said Virgin isnt an option - which I don't really understand as thought Chicago was a huge hub. I will investigate more after new year's day...
Forum: USA
Dec 31st 2019, 5:33 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,614
Posted By Uktous19

Re: BA not flying dogs

Thank you very much for that. And b*gger as no idea how long it will take for them to investigate.

Does anyone have recent experience of flying a medium/large size dog into chicago NOT with BA?
Forum: USA
Dec 31st 2019, 5:15 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,614
Posted By Uktous19

BA not flying dogs

We are planning our move to Chicago: due to be end of February and including a labrador and a cat. All was progressing and we were about to book flights but were told on 23rd December that BA have...
Forum: USA
Dec 5th 2019, 2:43 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,586
Posted By Uktous19

Re: British Mobile Phone and U.S. Phone Contract Conundrum

Sorry to jump in: is there anywhere on this site that handholds you through basic things like how to set up a phone when you arrive?

I was naively planning on dumping existing UK contract and...
Forum: USA
Nov 12th 2019, 8:06 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 4,576
Posted By Uktous19

Re: Moving/Shipping Company's

Thanks for the reply. I don't think I am brave/organised enough to sort it myself :blink:
Forum: USA
Nov 12th 2019, 7:35 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 4,576
Posted By Uktous19

Re: Moving/Shipping Company's

Would anyone actually recommend the company they used?! :ohmy:

Looking to ship from Surrey to Chicago in Feb
Nov 8th 2019, 1:57 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 621
Posted By Uktous19

Re: Immunisations needed pre move

Thank you! I had found this but was confused about the Hepatitis B requirements.
Nov 8th 2019, 1:01 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 621
Posted By Uktous19

Smile Immunisations needed pre move

Help!

My husband and I plus our 2 children (aged 6 and 7 and will be attending US public school) will be moving to Chicago in February. I can't find an online resource that clarifies which...
Forum: USA
Nov 4th 2019, 10:35 am
Replies: 6
Views: 850
Posted By Uktous19

Re: Container Shipment 2019 (UK to US)

We will be moving from Surrey to Chicago in Feb so I'm about to look into this: any recommendations would be highly welcome :fingerscrossed:
Forum: USA
Sep 1st 2019, 5:51 pm
Replies: 42
Views: 7,723
Posted By Uktous19

Re: Advice on Chicago suburbs please

Thank you everyone - exactly what I needed to hear.
Forum: USA
Aug 30th 2019, 3:29 pm
Replies: 42
Views: 7,723
Posted By Uktous19

Forum: USA
Aug 29th 2019, 3:15 pm
Replies: 42
Views: 7,723
Posted By Uktous19

Re: Advice on Chicago suburbs please

Hello! We are back from a week in Chicago and, in a nutshell, loved it and looked at Oak Park, various areas on the N Shore and Evanston.
We have loosely decided on OP, Evanston and S North Shore...
Forum: USA
Jul 15th 2019, 4:33 pm
Replies: 42
Views: 7,723
Posted By Uktous19

Re: Advice on Chicago suburbs please

How old were your daughters went they went into primary school if you don't mind me asking?

And yes - I think we can do 2 or 3 winters and think of it as a novelty and adventure (I say that...
Forum: USA
Jul 15th 2019, 3:53 pm
Replies: 42
Views: 7,723
Posted By Uktous19

Re: Advice on Chicago suburbs please

Thanks - much appreciated. We are coming over in August so we can get more of a feel for things on the ground. Did you children go back into the UK school system then or were they past that? I was...
Forum: USA
Jul 4th 2019, 9:00 pm
Replies: 42
Views: 7,723
Posted By Uktous19

Re: Advice on Chicago suburbs please

Agreed..!

We are going to come over in August so I'm.now hunting for a relocation person who could drive us around and show us areas and then help find us a rental in jan/feb next year. V excited...
Forum: USA
Jul 2nd 2019, 4:14 pm
Replies: 42
Views: 7,723
Posted By Uktous19

Re: Advice on Chicago suburbs please

Thank you everyone :D.
Salary has just been confirmed so I'm 99% sure we will be there in there early 2020 and hopefully coming for a scoping visit in August.

Highland Park, Evanston, Downers...
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