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    Plan ahead by moving overseas with the experts!

     

    Moving to Australia is not without its ups and downs. To make sure you stay ahead of the game, it pays to be well informed. Everyone wants to start their new life down under with as much money as possible and there are a number of things you can do to ensure you make the most of your funds. Key topics always discussed on the forum include moving your possessions and transferring your money into your new Australian bank account.

     

    Our sister site, Poms in Oz is hosting Live Chat sessions with leading experts in banking, currency exchange, international removals, vehicle imports and job hunting. These sessions will take place on 04th July 2011 from 8pm-10pm (UK Time). National Australia Bank, Moneycorp, PSS International Removals, Vista Financial Services and Iron Chef Imports (other companies tbc) will be on hand to answer any questions you may have about your move.

     

    To take part, use this link - Chat with Industry Experts

     

    Once the chat software has loaded, tick the 'Guest' option at the top of the chat window, then choose a username and click 'Login', you'll then be able to enter the 'Moneycorp, NAB, PSS, Vista Financial Services or IronChef' chat rooms.

     

     

    National Australia Bank

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    Rebecca Joils will talk about the Australian Banking system providing you with some insights as to what is different between the UK and Australia. She will also talk about how straight forward it is to open an Australian Bank account before you leave home and some of the services you should consider.

     

     

    Moneycorp

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    Whether you are moving to Australia, or living there already, Jonathan Griffith will bring you the latest updates on the Aussie dollar and provide insight into the key factors influencing market movements. Exchange rates are constantly fluctuating and transferring your funds at the right time, via the right channel, can make a big difference to the amount of money you actually end up with.

     

     

    PSS International Removals

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    One of the key ingredients when you are moving overseas is the planning of your removal. Liam Witham will be on hand to offer advice and answer any questions you may have regarding the packing and shipping of your household effects, including what items you can ship to Australia, Australian Customs procedures and AQIS. Whether you are importing household effects or just a vehicle, it is never too early to start researching or to start the process.

     

     

    Vista Financial Services

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    Andrew Williams is both a UK qualified and Australian practicing Financial Adviser and Mortgage Consultant specialising in advising UK expats in Australia on the transition and development of their financial affairs.

     

    From assisting clients with securing their first Australian mortgage through to working with them to understand whether transferring their UK Pensions is in their interests, Andrew is able to help answer your questions and concerns on a wide range of financial planning matters.

     

     

    Iron Chef Imports

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    Iron Chef Imports is a small, Australian-based business that specialises in arranging transportation of vehicles from anywhere in the world to any port in Australia. For a fixed brokerage fee, we can help arrange your vehicle's import approval paperwork, shipping, customs clearance and registration in Australia. Aside from our fee, all other costs are invoiced to you directly - no hidden markups! We're also happy to advise you if it's worth bringing your car over before you start (that part's free!).

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    PetAir UK

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    PetAir UK is a unique pet travel service run by specialised vets for ultimate peace of mind. We will transport your pets safely and comfortably - worldwide.

    No matter what the journey, we will remove the stress of complicated pet travel arrangements and ensure the best possible service to our clients and their much-loved companions is one of our highest priorities.

    We operate a 'one of the family' policy, where all animals are treated with the same respect and care as our own pets. We know how much it means to you that your beloved pet arrives safely and by using PetAir UK you can assure yourself you are providing the very best care for your pet.

    We offer truly comprehensive packages which provide absolute continuity from start to finish. Every client is allocated one of our personal veterinary consultants who will oversee every step of the process.

    From complex documentation and import permit applications through to last minute flight changes, nothing is a problem for our competent and dedicated team.

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    Our chat event is now at the half way mark and will run until 22:00 UK time. If you've any questions about:

    • Transferring money to Australia
    • Australian Bank accounts
    • Shipping/Removals
    • Importing a car to Australia
    • Pensions/Mortgages/Loans
    • Taking pets with you to Australia

    then come and join us in chat with industry experts.

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    Thanks for this. I read about it last night, went onto the NAB website, applied for a bank account, and hey presto, account set up and ready for use today already!!! :cute:

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