This is a collaborative post.
Moving abroad is something I would love to consider. It’s a great way to see new parts of the world and experience a completely different way of life. I would absolutely consider moving away from here and finding a beautiful part of the country to spend time in. In fact I would love to live in various places all over the world although organising the move can be tough. When considering moving abroad there are quite a few things you need to consider. I’ve also written things to consider when moving house which might be relevant to you.
- Finding a moving company to help you relocate is keep. You will want a company that is reliable, helpful and can manage long distance.
- Research the area. Something as simple as moving Toronto, as an example, can give you lots of information on how to move to your desired area.
- Pets. Some breeds of dogs, for example, might not be able to come with you to your chosen destination so it’s worth checking if you have pets and they’re able to come with you. They may also need to have vaccinations.
- Research popular areas to live and good schools. You might even find some good groups on social media that will help you with searching and providing recommendations for the area you want to live in.
- Get an idea of house prices early on so you can get some savings behind you. You will probably want to cover the first few months of living abroad with the money in your account especially if there are any issues with wages being paid.
- If you want to move to a particular area but have no connections then it’s a good idea to start looking at work opportunities first as this will make moving over easier. However, you will have to consider how you might be able to attend interviews if you’re overseas.
- Of course if you have your own business and it’s viable to continue doing overseas then you’ve got nothing holding you back, get saving and researching as soon as possible.
Do you have any tips on moving abroad?