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Forum: USA
Oct 18th 2012, 4:21 am
Replies: 9
Views: 940
Posted By NSBlake

Re: UK Visit

We didn't have a problem at Heathrow going in UK citizens line - 2 adults with UK pasports and little one (6 weeks and then again at 5 mths) with US passport.

Last time was when we returned to the...
Forum: USA
Jun 5th 2012, 8:10 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 4,278
Posted By NSBlake

Re: AIG Travelguard auto insurance

Yep - it was easy to make a claim with 21st Century when a piece of metal got flung up and into our car on the interstate...........cost me $500 excess though as couldn't stop to get anyones details...
Forum: USA
May 30th 2012, 7:23 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 1,293
Posted By NSBlake

Re: Travel Insurance - Cancellation cover

Not sure if its true for US Airways - but I think with BA miles if you need to cancel reward flights you get the miles back and the tax back as you haven't flown.............perhaps check on the US...
May 30th 2012, 1:14 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,039
Posted By NSBlake

Re: Selling stuff in UK....local options..??

You're not selling stuff in Tunbridge Wells/Kent are you? Thought I'd ask - we need some wardrobes.................
May 29th 2012, 8:28 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,039
Posted By NSBlake

Re: Selling stuff in UK....local options..??

Gumtree - we are moving back to the UK in June and looking to pick up a few wardrobes and a futon to tide us over until our stuff arrives by boat........haven't bought anything yet but there is much...
May 24th 2012, 1:30 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,362
Posted By NSBlake

Re: David Cameron,Snake oil salesman or Statesman?

They and Cameron are our best bet at the moment - hopefully they can sort out the mess that Blair dug us into by just buying votes from the public sector workers by making up jobs and taking from...
Forum: USA
May 11th 2012, 3:52 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 2,042
Posted By NSBlake

Re: Is there a easy way to put a SMALL amount of money into my UK account from the US

+1 for Xoom, cheap and easy and the money gets there very fast. Good rates and only a $5 charge.
Forum: USA
May 9th 2012, 2:05 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 2,712
Posted By NSBlake

Re: USA "Petrol" Lawnmower - will it work on UK petrol

When the guys came to do the survey I mentioned I might take it back and he said it was fine - but just like all the tools I will have to give it a good clean (for the first time.............LOL)
...
Forum: USA
May 8th 2012, 4:05 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,977
Posted By NSBlake

Re: UK to USA flight

My Company has to pay for economy tickets back just for us two - we want to fly premium economy and this would be the cheapest way of doing it (we will pay the difference).

The last two times we...
Forum: USA
May 8th 2012, 12:31 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,977
Posted By NSBlake

Re: UK to USA flight

Thanks all

To Philk - yep I have quite alot of BA points still from a "previous life as a global auditor" but the only flights available when we need to travel using points are night flights and...
Forum: USA
May 7th 2012, 8:29 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 2,712
Posted By NSBlake

USA "Petrol" Lawnmower - will it work on UK petrol

I bought a petrol (gas) lawnmower when I came over to the USA - it just runs on regular which I think is 87 octane.

I'm going back to the UK and as my firm is paying for the shipping I was...
May 7th 2012, 7:51 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 564
Posted By NSBlake

Re: Not the call, but thought it was

I was going on the "in the middle of the night" - and 11pm is kind of there.
Forum: USA
May 7th 2012, 7:03 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,977
Posted By NSBlake

Re: UK to USA flight

Thank you - I'm sure they don't like it.........the airlines must think we are muppets to pay one way fares then.
Forum: USA
May 7th 2012, 6:40 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,977
Posted By NSBlake

UK to USA flight

Sorry - the thread title should be USA to UK flight..............DOH!

We are returning to the UK for good in June. (All prices include tax & fees by the way)

Now if I choose a one way ticket...
May 7th 2012, 1:17 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 564
Posted By NSBlake

Re: Not the call, but thought it was

Most definitely - however my family doesn't ring each other after 9pm so anything after that always worries me (very annoying when your wife's family thinks 10pm is a good time to start calling...
Forum: USA
Apr 23rd 2012, 3:51 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 22,343
Posted By NSBlake

Re: Cost of flying cat from UK to USA

We did exactly the same as you 2 years ago and used "petairuk". They were great. We took the cat to Heathrow and picked up the cat at the other end at JFK and it cost about £600 ("silver service").
...
Apr 11th 2012, 6:19 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,904
Posted By NSBlake

Re: Flying Cat back to the UK from US (New York area)

Ok, sorry :) You are correct.......(sadly)

Good luck on Friday!
Apr 11th 2012, 6:14 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,904
Posted By NSBlake

Re: Flying Cat back to the UK from US (New York area)

Wow - reasonable?...........I agree it may be more hassle to take the cat to the airport ourselves, but $2k for one cat (we took the Cat to the airport when we came over and in USD that was only...
Apr 11th 2012, 3:15 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,904
Posted By NSBlake

Re: Flying Cat back to the UK from US (New York area)

First quote (including pick up from US house and dropping off at UK house) is $2k...........

Thats a lot of cash - was hoping for around $1k
Apr 10th 2012, 5:58 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,904
Posted By NSBlake

Re: Flying Cat back to the UK from US (New York area)

Thanks Sally - We drove our cat to the airport and picked her up from JFK when we flew her over here (it was a little more stressful but saved about $400)

I will ask for 2 quotes - one with pick...
Apr 10th 2012, 2:39 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,904
Posted By NSBlake

Re: Flying Cat back to the UK from US (New York area)

Thanks Teach3r - this has been a great help!
Apr 10th 2012, 2:22 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,904
Posted By NSBlake

Re: Flying Cat back to the UK from US (New York area)

Thanks for the info - when did you do this? Was it recently?
Apr 9th 2012, 10:26 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,904
Posted By NSBlake

Flying Cat back to the UK from US (New York area)

Hi

We are moving back to the UK mid year, when we came out here in 2010 we flew our cat over with a great company (PetAirUK).

They can't help us this time, has anyone done it recently (USA to...
Forum: USA
Mar 9th 2012, 7:51 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 1,623
Posted By NSBlake

Re: Recommend a DVD player please?

I have a bought a lot of my stuff from:

http://www.220-electronics.com/specials.htm
Mar 9th 2012, 7:18 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,037
Posted By NSBlake

Re: L1 to GC - can you stay whilst it is beig processed?

Thanks all - I'll contact an immigration lawyer (but it doesn't look good)
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