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 email@example.com 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 features in this issue include Expat Tax: US Tax Implications For Retired US Citizens Living in the UK by H&R Block; Wealth Management: Financial Considerations & Planning for Property Purchase As A US person in the UK by MASECO Private Wealth; Legal Issues: Domicile Status & UK Taxation Changes in 2017 by Mundays; Women’s Clubs News/Events; Theatre Reviews of Guys & Dolls, and Show Boat; Eating Out Reviews including Schpoons & Forx, Rotunda, Brasserie Blanc, & Kojawan; American Eye Meets Trevor Dion Nicholas (Aladdin); International Education In A British Setting; Take Five: Celebrate Summer; A Letter From Scotland - Royal Residences; Reader’s Lives: Bill Roberts & His Life In The UK; Arts & Antiques – Emerging Artists of London; Travel review of Jersey; Hotel review of The Club Hotel & Spa in Jersey; Settling Into The UK by an Expat Spouse; Open Top Tours; UK Sports Update; and US Embassy Corner.
To view previous issues of the magazine online please click here.
THE 2016 EXPATRIATE’S GUIDE TO LIVING IN THE UK
If you are new to the UK and would like a FREE PDF copy of this Guide, please email firstname.lastname@example.org 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, Legal Issues, Pet Transportation, Serviced Apartments, Tax and Travel. The Guide is available to view online here. The 2016 Guide has been published in April 2016.
US CITIZENS LIVING ABROAD: EXERCISE YOUR RIGHT TO VOTE! Every US citizen who moves abroad has the right to vote in all elections for President, US Senate, and US House of Representatives taking place where he/she last lived in the US. This applied no matter how long you have lived abroad. In addition, many states let the children of US citizens born abroad who have never lived in the US to be treated as if they lived at their US citizen parent's last US address. In order to be guaranteed a vote, you must request a ballot each election year: Go to www.votefromabroad.org and register/request your ballot. Print your ballot request, sign it, date it, and send it to the address provided.
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