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Forum: USA
May 10th 2020, 5:56 pm
Replies: 2,189
Views: 300,415
Posted By Dan725

Re: UK Foods in the US Share your finds!

Yep, PG tips always in stock at my local Publix.....but at about twice the price of Tetley British blend - which is more my staple given the cost discrepancy :)
Forum: USA
Mar 28th 2020, 6:59 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 2,142
Posted By Dan725

Re: TSA PreCheck Experience

I also recently got the Global Entry....took about 5 months for the conditional approval to come through. Interview dates are also apparently scarce to come by. Luckily, my approval came through...
Forum: USA
Jan 8th 2020, 2:56 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,007
Posted By Dan725

Re: Florida Renting

As the others have said, something like airbnb would probably make the best sense and you'd like have a bit of a hard time permanently renting a 'regular' type of apartment. Only way round it...
Sep 30th 2019, 5:45 pm
Replies: 25
Views: 2,969
Posted By Dan725

Re: Which passport do you use ?

That's right 😁 Spying on the interior of planes all the time it seems!
Forum: USA
Sep 30th 2019, 2:37 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 3,792
Posted By Dan725

Re: Transferring Money from the UK to USA

Another vote for transferwise, started using them when they were a startup and to my mind have just gone from strength to strength. I find their multicurrency 'borderless banking' very handy, and...
Sep 30th 2019, 2:29 pm
Replies: 25
Views: 2,969
Posted By Dan725

Re: Which passport do you use ?

Asides from the basic US pp for the US and UK for the UK, I use whichever one is less full as I travel an awful lot to countries which insist on chocking up your passport with full page visas....
Sep 22nd 2015, 7:53 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 913
Posted By Dan725

Re: Citizenship Day

Pay taxes even when you leave
Forum: USA
Oct 15th 2013, 5:42 pm
Replies: 40
Views: 4,678
Posted By Dan725

Re: To get a Florida driving license, just what exactly do you need to do?

I took mine 9 years ago and can concur with the above - 40 questions and "test" round the plaza car park where the local DMV office is located. Took it within two weeks of arrival, in my own car...
Forum: USA
Sep 8th 2012, 5:51 am
Replies: 26
Views: 3,165
Posted By Dan725

Re: XE.com - getting slow?

I think mine have always taken about a week or so - I don't really have a need to do them urgently or regularly so no biggie.

As an aside, what I'm wondering though is does xe still have a...
Forum: USA
Jul 26th 2012, 9:01 pm
Replies: 32
Views: 3,923
Posted By Dan725

Re: Oh god, not again..

I know exactly how you feel - exact same thing for me when my mum passed in January. Tragic event - but bringing people together and catching up is exactly what they'd have wanted.
Forum: USA
Jul 18th 2012, 7:01 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 5,633
Posted By Dan725

Re: Visiting Cuba - US Visa Problems?

Before I came to the US, I visited Cuba a couple of times. There are loads of US citizens there....they either go via Mexico or Canada as a rule. The Cubans welcome US citizens and I was told on...
Forum: USA
Jul 16th 2012, 11:36 pm
Replies: 32
Views: 3,923
Posted By Dan725

Re: Oh god, not again..

Very sad to hear - my condolences.
Forum: USA
Jul 12th 2012, 9:16 pm
Replies: 63
Views: 4,846
Posted By Dan725

Re: Oil changes

I change the oil as per what it says in the book for a "Normal" schedule. This whole every 3k thing is complete barlicks, IMO. Of course all the oil change places will tell you that - the other...
Forum: USA
Jul 9th 2012, 7:07 pm
Replies: 29
Views: 3,141
Posted By Dan725

Re: Internet Access / Providers in the US

Now that's one thing I will agree with you about...not just the guide but the workings of it. Just as I was leaving the old cable provider, they rolled out a new guide - and the best thing was on...
Forum: USA
Jul 9th 2012, 6:41 pm
Replies: 29
Views: 3,141
Posted By Dan725

Re: Internet Access / Providers in the US

I reckon it must be localized Bob - wonder if its anything to do with reuse of existing infrastructure or something. When they first rolled out Fios down here they spent millions and caused chaos...
Forum: USA
Jul 9th 2012, 3:41 pm
Replies: 38
Views: 5,046
Posted By Dan725

Re: Kids and tea drinking

Ice tea is a big thing down here - can't stand it myself, but kids grow up on it in the same way Brit kids grow up with hot tea.

My little almost 6 year old daughter also likes hot (well, warm)...
Forum: USA
Jul 9th 2012, 2:59 pm
Replies: 29
Views: 3,141
Posted By Dan725

Re: Internet Access / Providers in the US

Have to say I'm very happy with Fios. Managed to get a special "Gamer" deal around Christmas time for 35/35 for the same package price as their basic 15/5 (in reality I get a steady 43 down/26 up). ...
Forum: USA
Jul 9th 2012, 2:40 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,294
Posted By Dan725

Re: Moving funds from the US to the UK

As Ian said, by and large any established bank will be much of a muchness - they all follow the same patterns/protocols for money transfer; its the fee's that are important. As someone mentioned...
Forum: USA
Jul 8th 2012, 9:38 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,294
Posted By Dan725

Re: Moving funds from the US to the UK

www.xe.com is popular round here, as is http://www.ukforex.co.uk/
Forum: USA
Jul 7th 2012, 7:13 am
Replies: 19
Views: 2,630
Posted By Dan725

Re: Which is best-Passport or Registering Birth Abroad?

Correct and exactly what I do. But by the letter of the USCIS law you must enter and leave the US on the US passport.
Forum: USA
Jul 7th 2012, 6:56 am
Replies: 19
Views: 2,630
Posted By Dan725

Re: Which is best-Passport or Registering Birth Abroad?

Yes, that is correct. Entering/leaving the US a US citizen needs to use their US passport.
Forum: USA
Jul 6th 2012, 2:53 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 2,630
Posted By Dan725

Re: Which is best-Passport or Registering Birth Abroad?

Agree with Bob. Really no need for a UK passport unless planning to move there, but I think properly registering with the UK authorities (consular birth registration) is very worthwhile - what I did...
Forum: USA
Jul 6th 2012, 2:41 pm
Replies: 4,459
Views: 313,931
Posted By Dan725

Re: Price of gas update...

$3.09 here at the minute...seems to have been fairly steady for a week
Forum: USA
Jul 3rd 2012, 7:50 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 988
Posted By Dan725

Re: Correct "Passport Shuffle" sequence when traveling to countries other than UK?

Thanks guys...was just wondering if there was any kind of correlation between carrier records and immigration, i.e. "How did you get here?" type thing. Going to the UK, being a dual national figured...
Jul 3rd 2012, 7:41 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 5,594
Posted By Dan725

Re: Biometrics Walk Ins

This is why I did mine early...simply was going to be back in the UK on the scheduled date so chanced a walk in - they seem to be successful more of than not. Shouldn't imagine it makes much...
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