evojoan

489 Visa granted

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    Just to share our good news with you all, Our migration agent called today and we have our visa, 1 week after our medicals ! Yikes.......... So happy & excited whilst apprehensive, all normal emotions from anyone moving to the other side of the world !!

     

    Cant wait, phone calls done to parents to let them know, celebratory drink had and now waiting for our 14 year old to come in to tell him our good news !!

     

    See you all hopefully soon x x x

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    Congratulations!! I just got approved for SS for a 489 and invited to apply on Thursday. I only put in my EOI last week. Hoping everything goes smoothly from here. Looking at your timeline it seemed to progress quickly enough

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    Congratulations! We have been here 2 weeks today! Feels like we have been here ages! We are loving it! Took a bit of getting used to,and I don't know if you have been before we hadn't (not really just in hostel bars travelling) but its massive so many suberbs to choose from to live! I didn't expect the size of adelaide to be this big!

    Its a beautifull place! X good luck!

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    Guest Russ c

    We have just been granted our visas and are flying out on the 14 July, we also have a 14 year old son, all excited

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    Hello Irish Glover, about 12 months start to finish, not sure when we'll get out to Oz we have until 28 May to validate, fingers crossed not long. Good luck with your visa process.

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    Scott&kerry & russ c can I ask which removals, short term let & flights companies you have used ? Russ c have you sorted your 14 years old school out yet or are you arranging that when you get there ! Any other advice would be appreciated. Thanks all

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    Guest Russ c

    Think we are going with Brittania removals and booked with flight centre. Flights are bit pricey at the moment as airlines have put prices up for the lions tour. But found a not bad price in the end

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    Still need to sort school just waiting on visa confirmation email, we are sending him to Henley high

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    Scott&kerry & russ c can I ask which removals, short term let & flights companies you have used ? Russ c have you sorted your 14 years old school out yet or are you arranging that when you get there ! Any other advice would be appreciated. Thanks all

     

    Hi we used crown relocations! They include the acquis fee which is customs fee, they were superb really relaxed packing up the house (the lead up wasn't but that's us! start organising in plenty of time! Our loft garage kids toys etc were a joke to sort out!)

    not received the continer yet so not sure how its going!! But bring them down a bit in price!

    We are still in our short term rental one of tykes, in Seaford rise a really lovely place! Also got a friend in tamaras in Christies which is also lovely!

    Flights we went with signapore airlines they were brill! Flew to signapore had a 6 hr stop went swimming there expensive but had to be done then straight on to adelaide,flights were no where near as bad as I expected they were actually brill and we have 3 children! We booked with trail finders,they don't put. Booking fee or credit card fee on so worked out ok!

    The rentals I mentioned are both in the south ands its a big place so a good 50 to hr to get north!

    Hope this helps kerry

    oh and I've still not sorted schools out took a while to decide where we want to settle going to start looking into it next week! Need to find a rental!! X

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