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Moving to Australia? Free chat with industry experts

Posted in: Forum News by Rob on 06/12/2011

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, pet shipping and removals insurance. These sessions will take place on the 07th December 2011 from 7pm-9pm (UK Time).

National Australia Bank, Moneycorp, PSS International Removals, PetAir UK and Insure Your Move will be on hand to answer any questions you may have about your move.

To participate, follow this link – Chat with Industry Experts, then, once the chat software has loaded, tick the ‘Guest’ option at the top of the chat window, then choose a username and click ‘Login’ and enter the ‘Moneycorp, NAB, PSS, PetAir UK or Insure Your Move’ chat rooms.

National Australia Bank

National Australia Bank
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.


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

PSS International Removals
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.

PetAir UK

PetAir UK
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.

Insure Your Move

Insure Your Move
Insure Your Move provide some of the most competitive insurance rates for removals to Australia and New Zealand. The Policy is underwritten by the Royal & Sun Alliance plc and the coverage afforded is second to none.
If you want to know more about the actual cover or why it is important to take out insurance then please feel free to ask John who has over 15 years experience in the moving industry working with both removers and multi-national corporate clients.

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