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Forum: Australia
Nov 20th 2009, 3:13 am
Replies: 45
Views: 3,446
Posted By welovebonds

Re: What's the silliest things that packers packed?

Our packers packed a cake tin with cake in, arrived here in perfect condition, but felt after 3 months it had to be binned.
Forum: Australia
Jul 26th 2009, 10:02 am
Replies: 14
Views: 902
Posted By welovebonds

Re: Ants!

What works is Peppermint Oil, a few drops in some water and clean all surfaces and floor with this. Ants hate the smell, so they don't come back. But you need to use if every day.....but makes the...
Forum: Australia
Feb 11th 2009, 9:34 am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,119
Posted By welovebonds

Re: Spider Experts?

Well, the other other day my little boy said to me, 'wow that's a huge spider'...so I look up to where he is pointing to and I couldn't believe my eyes. This biggest spider I have ever seen out of...
Forum: Australia
Jan 30th 2009, 10:34 am
Replies: 11
Views: 775
Posted By welovebonds

Re: LOTS of wooden furniture ! Problem for customs?

we were lucky, had an old farm house kitchen table, whicker dining room chairs....some antiques and customs let them all thru. They only checked our Christmas Decoration box and again let it all...
Forum: Australia
Jan 15th 2009, 9:30 am
Replies: 115
Views: 5,409
Posted By welovebonds

Re: You've got to know when to hold 'em....gambling for Oz

Well, we had nothing to come to when we made the decision to come to Australia. OH gave up a really good well paid job, we had all our friends and family around us. We had a good standard of living....
Forum: Australia
Nov 1st 2008, 10:36 am
Replies: 4
Views: 602
Posted By welovebonds

Re: Removals oz end

yep just paid nearly $500 last week. Didn't question it as we all just want our things and don't want any more delays(the ship should have been here on the 9th Oct and only just arrived). We are...
Forum: Australia
Aug 10th 2008, 7:21 am
Replies: 9
Views: 874
Posted By welovebonds

Re: Is this normal?

Bernie

:rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl:
Forum: Australia
Aug 9th 2008, 7:19 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 874
Posted By welovebonds

Is this normal?

With just over a week to go before we fly to Melbourne, I now can't sleep, so am up in the middle of the night organising things (trying to not disturb the rest of the family!) Thank god the Olympics...
Forum: Australia
Aug 8th 2008, 8:12 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 2,102
Posted By welovebonds

Re: Horsham

We used to live in a tiny village about 20mins from Horsham....we were just outside a place called Cranleigh, which is lovely. Not too sure about Schools but lots of the villages have great schools....
Forum: Australia
Jul 1st 2008, 8:22 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 539
Posted By welovebonds

Re: Tax rebate

If you check out:

www.hmrc.gov.uk

Search for form P85, or paste in the below which should take you directly to the P85 form section.
...
Forum: Australia
Jun 24th 2008, 6:57 pm
Replies: 25
Views: 1,622
Posted By welovebonds

Re: Flying to Oz with a 1 yr old

We flew with a 8 month old, and we were surprised how well it went. He did spend hours sleeping on us, 8 hour stints between myself and OH and as he wasn't walking he couldn't go any where. We flew...
Forum: Australia
Jun 24th 2008, 6:48 pm
Replies: 90
Views: 7,631
Posted By welovebonds

Re: Shipping

If you pack for yourself you are not covered by insurance for breakages packing and unpacking, I am having them pack for me, as I'm using Letton Percival for the insurance despite their £100 excess
...
Forum: Australia
Jun 22nd 2008, 7:29 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 764
Posted By welovebonds

Will my Digital Radio work in oz?

I have a Pure Digital Radio here in the UK, just want to know does anyone know if this will work in oz?
Forum: Australia
Jun 17th 2008, 6:23 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,525
Posted By welovebonds

Re: Opening an Oz bank account before arriving

We have just opened an account with NAB, if you click on the link below and follow the steps thru to emigrating, you register online and then they contact you from the UK office (Tel: 020 8614 9320),...
Forum: Australia
Jun 13th 2008, 8:23 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 9,852
Posted By welovebonds

Re: How much should a 20' container cost to ship to Oz?

We have just booked with Robinson's and 20ft container is £3,630 plus insurance. I have to say we had 3 quotes and they all came in around the same price. It isn't a cheap process this moving...
Forum: Australia
May 22nd 2008, 8:37 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 590
Posted By welovebonds

Re: Insurance for your Removal - I'm confused?

Carlap, that's a brilliant idea, I will try that tomorrow and see if either of the removal companies will go down to £2%, have to agree don't want to be worrying about who is covering what.
Forum: Australia
May 21st 2008, 7:22 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 590
Posted By welovebonds

Insurance for your Removal - I'm confused?

We have had 3 quotes in for moving our contents to Melbourne, which all seems straight forward, but the cost of the insurance seems to be high ranging from 2.5% and 3%.

Now have contacted Letton...
Forum: Australia
May 16th 2008, 6:46 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 1,406
Posted By welovebonds

Re: Bromsgrove/Worcestershire meet no'4

Hi

Having not been to one of these events before. Does everyone eat before arriving or eat during the meet up?

Cheers
Forum: Australia
May 1st 2008, 10:33 am
Replies: 16
Views: 1,189
Posted By welovebonds

Re: Help !! we can't decide..

We were in the same boat, although we have our visas now and have already validated them. It was family that prevented us from going earlier (now leaving the UK this August)...but parents are beside...
Forum: Australia
Apr 28th 2008, 7:36 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 1,406
Posted By welovebonds

Re: Bromsgrove/Worcestershire meet no'4

Hi,

We would really like to attend on the 18th May, although it does depend on how our heads are as it's our little ones birthday on the 17th so might be a bit hung over.

A bit of back ground...
Forum: Australia
Apr 26th 2008, 4:47 pm
Replies: 32
Views: 1,585
Posted By welovebonds

Re: Which Suburb? Point Cook?Essendon?

PinkJane8 who have you used to get your rental property in Geelong?

It would be lovely to meet up once we are out...will keep you posted.

Sonn, would be happy to do a write up on the areas...
Forum: Australia
Apr 26th 2008, 12:30 pm
Replies: 32
Views: 1,585
Posted By welovebonds

Re: Which Suburb? Point Cook?Essendon?

We are also looking around similar areas and Geelong, with a move out date of middle of August this year. We also have a 2 year old (who will be 3 when we move out), so would be lovely to meet up. I...
Forum: Australia
Mar 27th 2008, 8:54 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 947
Posted By welovebonds

Re: anything herbal to help with flying

Try reflexology the day before you fly or if you are stopping off in Singapore (airside a place called Rainforest) very cheap and they do great reflexology. I slept for a straight 7 hours from...
Forum: Australia
Mar 18th 2008, 9:50 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 1,111
Posted By welovebonds

Question Start-rite childrens shoes & child car seats

Okay, back again with more trivia type questions, but these are the sort of things that I get concerned about.

Sad maybe, but I always get our toddler his shoes from start-rite, feet measured...
Forum: Australia
Feb 20th 2008, 10:37 am
Replies: 44
Views: 9,626
Posted By welovebonds

Re: Laptops as hand luggage?

many thanks for all the helpful advice, like the idea of a laptop rucksack and I think we will buy a couple of these even if the airlines allow you on with a laptop case it will just be easier to...
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