The American Hour website offers advice and information to American expatriates moving to, and living in, the UK.
Launched in 1999, The American Hour continues to support expatriates to ensure your life in the UK is as enjoyable and rewarding as possible, by providing useful advice and information on all aspects of relocating to the UK, and living in the UK as an American expatriate.
The left hand side column of the pages on this site feature a number of Useful Information & Advice links which are there to support you before and during your relocation and whilst living in the UK. These pages are written by professionals in their field of expertise and if you require more specific advice, please feel free to contact them directly.
If you have any news, events or announcements relevant to Americans living in the UK, or general feedback to give, then contact us.
Monthly Email Newsletter
We send out a monthly email newsletter with news, advice, events, competitions and special offers to Americans living in the UK, or about to relocate to the UK, so if you would like to sign up for this newsletter please email firstname.lastname@example.org and put 'Newsletter Request' in the subject.
Free Annual Subscription to American in Britain magazine
The American Hour is a sister product to American in Britain magazine, which has been published by us since 1996.
If you are an American expatriate living in the UK and would like to register for a free subscription to our quarterly magazine click this link.
The magazine features a number of regular topics that includes Sports, Travel, Investments & Wealth Management, Theatre, Healthcare, Restaurant Reviews, Tax Advice for Americans, Arts & Antiques, Legal Matters, Top Ten Tips, Hotel Reviews, International Schools & Education, Women's Clubs News, US Embassy Corner, Property in the UK and other specialist features.
The latest issue of American in Britain magazine is now available to view online. The issue features theatre reviews of Urinetown The Musical, The Scottsboro Boys and Sunny Afternoon; restaurant reviews of The Porchester, Rowley’s Restaurant and L’Escargot. Our hotel review is of the historic and stunning Hartwell House in Buckinghamshire. Other articles include: Travel Review to Cambridge; Caring For Your Family Whilst Living Away; Immersing Into The Local Culture – Bursting The (Expat) Bubble: How American Teens in London Engage with the Local Culture by Mary Langford, Education Specialist; Did My Identity Get Lost In The Move? by FOCUS; Take Five: Winter Warmers (including hot tickets, ice skating, art, opera and soul music!); UK Tax Issues Arising With US Revocable Trusts by Suzanne Willis, Westleton Drake; Kick-Starting The New Year With A Financial Spring Clean by Andrea Solana at MASECO Private Wealth; plus all the regular features including Women’s Clubs News, Reader’s Lives – An American In Bristol, Arts & Antiques – A Victorian Obsession, UK Sports and The American International Church.
To view previous issues of the magazine online please click here.
THE 2015 EXPATRIATE’S GUIDE TO LIVING IN THE UK
If you are new to the UK and would like a FREE copy, please email your postal address to email@example.com. Please also share information about the Guide with any families you know who are in the process of coming to the UK, or who have just arrived. The Guide this year is full of useful information including: Banking, Clothing Conversion Chart, Expatriate Clubs, Driving, Dual Careers, Education, Healthcare, Immigration/Visas, Insurance, Lettings, Serviced Apartments, Tax and Travel. The Guide is available to view online here.
For further information on this website or for advertising opportunities to reach and target your business to Americans in the UK, please call Helen Elliott on +44 (0)20 8661 0186 or email Helen@theamericanhour.com, or Damian Porter on +44 (0)1737 551 506 or email Damian@theamericanhour.com