UK PCS Guide

COMMON BANKING OPTIONS
On-base options:

Community Bank
Keesler Federal Credit Union

Off-base options include:
Upon arrival, getting a cell phone is vital. The good news is that you have a variety of options and many resources are available to get you connected.
Providers: EE, Three, O2, Vodafone, BritishTelecom and Virgin
Tips for cell phone plans upon arrival:
Welcome to the U.K. Here is a one-stop checklist to help get you settled in a timely manner:
PRE-ARRIVAL
Everything you need to know about vehicles in the U.K.
From types of housing, viewing a home, lease signing, housing allowances, and more.
Everything you need to know about health and dental care in the U.K.
If you’ve brought your pet or plan to get one, familiarize yourself with the ins and outs of life for you and your pets while living in the U.K.
REGISTERING YOUR PET

Registration will take place on RAF Feltwell’s veterinary clinic.
Like many other overseas locations, it can be a challenging environment for spouses who are seeking employment. It is common for applicants to wait six months or longer to land a job that aligns with their education and/or experience.
The best way to get adjusted to life in the U.K. is to immerse in the new culture early on. If you’re afraid to tackle it alone, ask a friend or coworker who has been living here awhile to show you the ropes.
Moving overseas is a big change for the entire family. Children certainly feel this impact as they leave behind familiar schedules, classrooms, friends and neighborhoods. Here are ways to make the transition as smooth as possible for your kiddos.
ESTABLISH ROUTINES