Are you moving your possessions abroad? What should you give away versus what should you move? What do you need to look for in a removals company? How do they work? How much does it cost? What about moving pets? Get this and much more in our moving section.
Ten tips for shipping your car overseas
Moving abroad is a momentous task and one that involves a lot of research
and planning. If you decide that you want to transport your car to your new
country, there are a whole new list of things to consider. Here, we sum up
the top ten things that you need to know in order to sort out shipping your
much-loved car to wherever your new home may be.
1 – Find a reliable shipping service
It's absolutely essential that you trust the company that More...
Emigrating successfully as a family
When Julie, Steve and their son Ryan decided to emigrate for a better way
of life, they chose Perth in Western Australia as their new home. Five
years later they’re happily settled down under so we catch up to hear
their secret to a successful emigration
What made you decide to move to Australia?
Steve has a small amount of family here and we had enjoyed a couple of
holidays here over the years. Every time that we came we got more of a
Claiming your UK pension abroad
The idea of living out the twilight years abroad appeals to a wide range
of people. According to the Institute for Public Policy Research, over a
million British pensioners live overseas, while research by the Foreign and
Commonwealth Office shows that 38 per cent of over 55s are planning to
relocate to another country in the short- to medium-term.
Moving abroad is a huge step and there are issues regarding your pension
that you will need to be aware of. Here is a guide to make More...
It’s that time of year again; winter is here and snow is threatening
to fall and cause chaos. That is, if you are still in the UK. For many
people, the thought of snow couldn’t be further from their minds as
they begin to prepare for a Christmas abroad.
Christmas is celebrated almost everywhere in the world and each
country/region/religion celebrates differently. This means it is important
to learn all you can about the community in which you will be living so
Financing a property abroad
When it comes to financing a property abroad there are a number of ways in
which you can go about it. If you are fortunate enough, then the best
option might be to buy the property outright, either in one lump sum or in
stages. The most typical way, however, is to take out an overseas
Common ways to get a mortgage include: from an overseas mortgage broker,
such as Viva Costa International; from an overseas bank in the country in
which you are buying; from a UK bank or More...