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Should I keep my bank account when moving abroad?

2019-12-03T11:58:51+00:00 Moving To: Blog|

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If you have made the decision to make the move abroad, there are a number of options available to you when it comes to banking as an expat. Most probably you are trying to get to grips with some of them and are feeling a bit overwhelmed which would be the ideal choice for you.

We feel your pain, which is why […]

Moving to Spain: Tips for buying a home

2019-11-13T12:32:51+00:00 Moving To: Blog|

 

Spain is a very popular destination with people planning to move abroad in search of a better quality of life. The largest cities such as Madrid, Barcelona and Seville attract thousands of expats from around the globe who come here for the sunny, warm climate and golden beaches, but immediately fall in love with the bohemian lifestyle […]

The Cost of Living Abroad

2019-10-31T15:59:42+00:00 Moving To: Europe|

Cost of living abroad

Aside from the expenses for moving to your new home, which include removal costs, rent deposits and sale fees,  have you considered the actual cost of living abroad? Many people think that life in a new country is cheaper and they are most likely right in some cases. But still, there are countries such as Norway or Switzerland which are famous for its […]

Making the move from the UK to Switzerland: Customs Clearance and Regulations

2019-11-05T13:00:55+00:00 Moving To: Blog|

Moving to Switzerland: customs clearance

Switzerland is a lovely country with glorious mountains and famous for its high standard of living, its chocolate and beautiful nature. So it comes as no surprise that the country often tops the lists of the most desirable places to move to and draws thousands of expats from all over the world who are seeking their next adventure or a place to […]

Update your address after you have moved – The Ultimate Checklist

2019-10-31T07:27:30+00:00 Moving To: Blog|

Update your address

It’s important that you update people of your new address after your move, but there are some people who need to be updated as soon as possible to ensure they can contact you. We have produced a checklist of the most important people to inform of your new address:

  • Inform those who you’re expecting mail from – You may need to set […]

Moving abroad with pets – The Ultimate Checklist

2019-11-05T13:08:21+00:00 Moving To: Blog|

Moving abroad with pets makes an already emotionally charged event something potentially even more stressful. We’ve already talked about moving with children, providing some great tips on how you can make the move less stressful for everyone. So it’s time to dedicate a special blog post to the other most loved members of the family, our four-legged friends.
And while moving your hamster would hardly cause you (or them!) much stress, […]

Making Your New Place Feel Like Home

2019-11-05T13:20:11+00:00 Moving To: Blog|

Making Your New Place Feel Like Home

When you move abroad, it can be difficult to know what to take with you. If you have a house full of furniture will you be able to fit it all in or will you need more than you already have? Perhaps it’s time to have a good old clear out? One thing that you […]

5 Ways to Save Money When Moving Home

2019-11-05T13:19:49+00:00 Moving To: Blog|

If you’re thinking of organising your removals to another European country, and are looking to save money when moving, we have a few tips for you.

save money when moving

Most people would agree that relocating to another country isn’t exactly cheap. Most moving companies and removers will charge you a hefty sum to move your belongings from one country to another. And […]

Healthcare System in the UK: An Overview for People Moving to the UK

2019-11-05T13:22:24+00:00 Moving To: Blog|

Healthcare in the UK

If you are moving to the UK, signing up for a healthcare service should top the list of things to do as soon as you arrive. And while you cannot actually register and sign up for healthcare service prior to your move to the UK, you can at least get familiar with how the healthcare system works and what services are available to you […]

4 Essential points about packing fragile items

2019-11-05T13:26:33+00:00 Moving To: Blog, Europe|

Essential points about packing fragile items

Often times the possessions we hold closest to our hearts are the ones a mouse’s sneeze could shatter into a million pieces. Glass trinkets, porcelain plates, huge glowing screens of technological wonder; even that hand carved crystal Star Trek figurine chess set that your girlfriend won’t let you play with anymore. Whether strictly sentimental or part […]