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Moving to Spain: Residency and Work Permits

2020-01-20T13:54:52+00:00 Moving To: Blog|



Plan on moving to the sunny land of Spain?

If so, coming to grips with all the formalities, concerning your residency status is one of the first things you should deal with. Generally, it is much easier for EU citizens to obtain a permanent residency in Spain, while for non-EU nationals the process may be a little more complicated and lengthy.

In this […]

New Year, New Home: Tips For Moving Abroad in 2020

2020-01-14T07:48:40+00:00 Moving To: Blog|


Another year has passed by. Wow, that one has flown by far too quickly, hasn’t it? What has happened to all resolutions that you’ve committed to last year? Have you stick to them, or your list has ended up hidden at the back of a drawer?

It’s human nature to kick-start the new year with big promises and long to-do lists, and […]

Moving home: 10 Things to help you settle in

2019-12-19T08:40:25+00:00 Moving To: Blog|

Moving abroad is a daunting and exciting experience in equal measure. When the scary part is over and you are all unpacked in your new home, it comes the fun part. Or does it?

Settling in to your new home needs time and can often be a little more difficult than anticipated. Here a few handy tips that will guarantee a stress-free post […]

Top Five Places People are Moving to in Europe

2019-12-12T10:45:10+00:00 Moving To: Blog|


One of Europe’s famous nicknames is “The Old Continent”, which makes perfect sense, given that it is one the world’s oldest cradles of civilization in the world. But don’t let that nickname deceive you, she may be old and wise, but she is absolutely up to date with all the modern blessings. Actually, a great part of the discoveries that […]

Should I keep my bank account when moving abroad?

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


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, […]