We had always planned to be apart for one month. Pete's H1B visa allowing him to work in the U.S. expired on October 1st, 2017. Passing on the option to extend it when we decided to move to New Zealand, Pete booked his flight home for September 28th. I would stay behind for a few [...]
Getting Your Pet Ready To Go New Zealand is a rabies-free country making it very, very difficult to bring pets into the country from the U.S. or any other non rabies-free country. The whole process takes about 6 months from getting the international microchip implanted to sealing the crate for your pet's flight. When it [...]
Taking a break from the stress of waiting for my visa to come through, I have found myself diverting much of my attention to wedding planning. I'm a planner at heart, so I've felt very up for the challenge (and a 7 day road trip with Pete certainly accelerated the process). Things seemed to be [...]
It feels like a million years since I wrote my first post. Since then I have Decided to use a Pet Relocater to get our pup from Portland, OR to Christchurch, NZ Got the pup her international microchip Packed up a shipping crate with all of my worldly possessions Had additional documents requested by my [...]
Here's a breakdown of what you need to know for this visa...