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Retiring to Thailand From The UK

Thailand, with a total area of about 513,000 square kilometres, is located in the heart of Southeast Asia. During the past decade,...
Hong Kong skyline

How to Open a Hong Kong Bank Account from Abroad

If you love the idea of living in a fast-paced city combining Asian culture and Western freedoms, then Hong Kong might be...
Toronto skyline, Canada.

How Canada is Attracting Expats During The Pandemic

Visitors who wish to immigrate to Canada are in luck. The Canadian Department of Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship recently announced visitors can...
Auckland, New Zealand

New Zealand Welcomes Stranded Expats

After the Covid-19 pandemic took hold around March of 2020, some 268,000 foreign nationals left New Zealand due to new border restrictions....
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The Most Expensive Cities in the World for Expats

When you’re choosing where to move abroad you have a whole world of destinations to choose from. So you often begin your...
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Moving to China – A Guide for Expats

With an estimated population of 1.4 billion, it’s no surprise that there are quite a few expats living amongst the ever-growing population...
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Moving to Argentina – A Guide for Expats

Between its spectacular landscapes, delicious food and wine, and passionate people, it’s no wonder Argentina has nudged around 2.2 million expats to...
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Moving to Spain – A Guide for Expats

Whilst we don't cover Spain as part of our international removals services, we still thought a guide on moving to Spain would...
Al-Masjid Al-Haram, Mecca, Saudi Arabia

How to Stay Safe When Living in Saudi Arabia

Images of Saudi Arabia evoke desert landscapes, oil-based wealth, the birthplace of Islam and the home of the holy Mecca site.
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What You Need to Ship Your Belongings Abroad

So you’re moving abroad, you have an opportunity, your visa is sorted and you’ve booked your ticket. But how on earth will...
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How to Open a Bank Account in Dubai (From Overseas)

If your you’re ready to start your long-term trip or life in the UAE, you’ll be full of questions, doubts and excitement....
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Cost of Living: New York, USA

The land of the free and home of the brave, the US offers variety, colour, energy and multicultural living. There’s nowhere this...
Moving to Dubai, UAE

Shipping to Dubai: What You Can and Can’t Bring

You’re standing on the precipice of your old life, about to take a giant leap into your new beginning. It’s exciting; it’s...
Expat Pensions in the US

British Expat Pensions in the US

If you are currently receiving a UK pension and want to know how to move from the UK to the USA or...
Buying Property Abroad - International Removals

Top 10 Tips for Buying Property Abroad

The chances are that while on a relaxing holiday in the sunshine, perhaps after a lazy al fresco lunch, you’ve been struck...
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Cost of Living in Dubai

Think endless sunshine, glitzy skyscrapers and man-made islands, amazing job opportunities, great local travel and a surprisingly rich local culture and you...