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Forum: Middle East
Jun 11th 2014, 1:13 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 601
Posted By Ditz33

Shipping from USA to Doha

Hi,
Does anyone have recommendations if shopping companies that will do East coast USA to Doha?
I've been told to look for one that can easily sort out customs in Doha while we wait for the...
Forum: USA
May 19th 2014, 1:15 am
Forum: USA
May 19th 2014, 1:08 am
Replies: 10
Views: 1,016
Posted By Ditz33

Re: Visiting Canada but visa is in old passport. Possible?

oh..wait.... i read that wrong. the passport is clipped but the visa intact.. phew!
thanks!
:p
Forum: USA
May 19th 2014, 1:06 am
Replies: 10
Views: 1,016
Posted By Ditz33

Re: Visiting Canada but visa is in old passport. Possible?

thanks for this!. but sh*t... that scuppers our plans...............
:frown:
Forum: USA
May 19th 2014, 1:01 am
Replies: 10
Views: 1,016
Posted By Ditz33

Re: Visiting Canada but visa is in old passport. Possible?

we have UK passports with US visas in them I thought if we left the country to go to Canada then they would check our US visas to get back into the US?
Is that the case?
thanks!
Forum: USA
May 19th 2014, 12:44 am
Replies: 10
Views: 1,016
Posted By Ditz33

Visiting Canada but visa is in old passport. Possible?

Hi,
we are thinking of visiting Canada next week, but our daughter's visa is printed into her old (UK) passport which recently got replaced with a new one. We still have the old passport but...
Forum: USA
Apr 25th 2014, 6:14 pm
Replies: 47
Views: 2,977
Posted By Ditz33

Re: hiring a car on visit to the UK

So, an update! i got a call from a UK rental broker (Rentalcars) after i'd done an online quote. I was totally upfront about my situation, and got some good advice!
He said the US clients don't get...
Forum: USA
Apr 25th 2014, 5:37 pm
Replies: 47
Views: 2,977
Posted By Ditz33

Re: hiring a car on visit to the UK

Dammit... we used to have AMEX but the company switched it to MAstercard. Wonder if they offer the same thing....:fingerscrossed:
Forum: USA
Apr 25th 2014, 5:33 pm
Replies: 47
Views: 2,977
Posted By Ditz33

Re: hiring a car on visit to the UK

this is what happened to us. We thought we'd booked basic insurance, but they insisted it didnt have any and that she would not allow the car to leave them with no insurance! it was a complete con.
Forum: USA
Apr 25th 2014, 1:06 pm
Replies: 47
Views: 2,977
Posted By Ditz33

Re: hiring a car on visit to the UK

this is interesting.... i have a few credit cards... maybe i need to call them all up and see what they offer me!!
thanks!
Forum: USA
Apr 25th 2014, 1:05 pm
Replies: 47
Views: 2,977
Posted By Ditz33

Re: hiring a car on visit to the UK

I'm not sure it works in terms of where your credit card is registered etc. I find if i am looking on a UK website and it quotes in GBP, then im able to book full coverage. but when i go to book...
Forum: USA
Apr 25th 2014, 2:42 am
Replies: 47
Views: 2,977
Posted By Ditz33

Re: hiring a car on visit to the UK

sounds lovely!

Do you place the booking with a UK address and pay in GBP?
Forum: USA
Apr 25th 2014, 2:39 am
Replies: 47
Views: 2,977
Posted By Ditz33

Re: hiring a car on visit to the UK

thanks. I wonder if we have to have the credit card registered to the same address as on the licence? (can't remember how it works?)
Forum: USA
Apr 25th 2014, 1:54 am
Replies: 47
Views: 2,977
Posted By Ditz33

hiring a car on visit to the UK

Just wondering if anyone has any insight on the best option to hire a car in the UK (or, should i say - the cheapest!)? Our previous experience of hiring cars in the UK (with US licence) hasn't been...
Forum: USA
Feb 24th 2014, 2:22 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 728
Posted By Ditz33

Re: Help needed re: UK letting agents/laws

Really?? i understand they need to make their money, but they received around 1500 pounds when the tenant moved in. plus the overinflated costs of everything else they have done since then. they're...
Forum: USA
Feb 24th 2014, 2:02 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 728
Posted By Ditz33

Help needed re: UK letting agents/laws

We rent our house in the UK originally using a national letting agent, who initially were amazing. We switched to manage it ourselves (as we saved ourselves time/money liaising with the tenant...
Forum: USA
Jan 10th 2014, 4:58 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 2,697
Posted By Ditz33

Re: Child born in US to UK parents

another question sorry!
is is best to get the UK passport whilst here? or try and get one once we finally move back to UK? we could possibly we only visiting UK this summer before moving...
Forum: USA
Jan 10th 2014, 4:49 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 2,697
Posted By Ditz33

Re: Child born in US to UK parents

thanks for the advice everyone. this is a lot more complex than i thought. a lot to think about for the future. i guess once we are settled somewhere (possibly uk) and as she grows up we need to...
Forum: USA
Jan 8th 2014, 7:32 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 2,697
Posted By Ditz33

Re: Child born in US to UK parents

ok.
when do i need to start doing US tax returns for her?
Forum: USA
Jan 8th 2014, 7:31 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 2,697
Posted By Ditz33

Re: Child born in US to UK parents

do you mean, she'd always need a US passport? we had thought that this one expires we'd just get her a UK one.
Forum: USA
Jan 8th 2014, 7:04 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 2,697
Posted By Ditz33

Child born in US to UK parents

i apologise in advance if this has been done lots of times (in which case - if someone can point me in the right direction of the thread!)

My daughter was born here in the US and my husband and i...
Jan 8th 2014, 6:18 pm
Replies: 35
Views: 25,293
Posted By Ditz33

Re: Bournemouth or Weymouth

havent read all replies so hope not repeating...
Greenhill is a great area in weymouth to live. in fact i am currently selling a nice flat there... ideal retirement property... ;0)
(seriously...
Forum: USA
May 23rd 2012, 6:10 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 4,034
Posted By Ditz33

Re: UK driving license

thanks Bob, i have had a look and most say a year. So i'm either on public transport (on a bank holiday and on my own with a toddler in tow... oh joy!) or i'm illegal.
So frustrating that there is...
Forum: USA
May 23rd 2012, 5:01 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 4,034
Posted By Ditz33

Re: UK driving license

ah thanks... good to know.

ive not even been here a year so wouldnt be able to use it anyway. My MA licence took forever to get as i had to wait over 2 months just to take the test!
Forum: USA
May 23rd 2012, 12:51 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 4,034
Posted By Ditz33

Re: UK driving license

Thanks BritishGuy.

this is where i get confused; if i still have a house in UK, and in USA on a visa (so not a permanent resident here) am i am resident of the UK still?!

It states on the car...
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