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Preparing for the Move

Moving internationally requires complex planning, thorough research, and proper preparation to ensure the relocation is a success. There are many ways to make the transition an easy one.

  • How to Move Pets Internationally

    Robert Moreschi  Posted by Robert Moreschi on March 3, 2013

    Moving abroad can be scary as well as challenging especially when you don't know how to ship your pet internationally. Traveling with a pet is never easy, and the further you travel, the more difficult it gets. International pet shipping can be a daunting task, but thankfully...

  • Top 7 Common Mistakes Expats Make When Moving Overseas

    Nicole La Capria  Posted by Nicole La Capria on April 5, 2013

    International relocation is a major venture that requires a great deal of planning, preparation, and careful consideration. It is not a decision to make hastily, and it is not the kind of move that you can plan at the last minute.

  • Pros and Cons of Moving Abroad

    Nicole La Capria  Posted by Nicole La Capria on December 18, 2013

    Moving overseas is exciting-but it's also stressful. There are many factors to consider before choosing to relocate abroad. Can you afford it? Are you willing to leave your loved ones behind? Can you live without your hometown's staple cuisine that you have come to take for...

  • How to Transfer Money Internationally

    Robert Moreschi  Posted by Robert Moreschi on June 20, 2013

    Moving abroad is difficult, not only because you'll be leaving your home for a completely different country, but also because of all of the logistics involved. In between all of your preparations for the actual move, there's also the issue of transferring your money overseas. If...

  • Retiring Abroad: A Complete Guide

    Nicole La Capria  Posted by Nicole La Capria on July 30, 2014

    Are you considering retiring overseas? You're not alone - more and more people are choosing to settle in a new country after retirement to enjoy a relaxed lifestyle, lower living costs, and pleasant weather. Before you decide to make the move, read on for more information on how...

  • Tips for Studying Abroad

    Nicole La Capria  Posted by Nicole La Capria on April 6, 2013

    Studying abroad is a thrilling opportunity for any college student. Traveling, meeting new people, and exploring a foreign culture is a life-changing and character-building experience. If you are considering taking advantage of your school's exchange programs, these tips will...

  • Top 8 Reasons Why You Should Move to Another Country

    Nicole La Capria  Posted by Nicole La Capria on July 3, 2013

    You may know some expats who has decided to move to another country either temporarily or permanently. But have you ever wondered what's the root of decision made by them to leave everything behind and move overseas? Well, you are! In fact, living in a foreign country offers new...

  • Tips to Know Before Moving Abroad for the First Time

    Nicole La Capria  Posted by Nicole La Capria on March 1, 2013

    Moving abroad for the first time is endlessly exciting and enriching but can also be a bit scary. Because it requires complex planning, thorough research, and proper preparation to ensure the relocation is successful. If you're traveling abroad for the first time--whether it's...

  • Moving to the Caribbean - What You Must Know

    Nicole La Capria  Posted by Nicole La Capria on August 2, 2013

    You may think that moving to the Caribbean will allow you to enjoy a lot of sunshine, gorgeous sunsets, and miles of breathtaking beaches; but there's more to it. Before making the hasty decision to pack your bags and hop on a plane, you'll need to know if moving to the Caribbean...

  • Key Differences Between Local and International Moves

    Staff Writer  Posted by Staff Writer on August 19, 2013

    Whether you're planning a move locally or internationally, the relocation process is really a challenging thing to experience - it takes lot of time and gives us stress and headaches. You need to plan everything in advance and organize smoothly in order to reach your new...

  • Things to Do Before Moving to Another Country

    Nicole Schurott  Posted by Nicole Schurott on September 28, 2018

    Moving to a new country can be a daunting task, and there will be many barriers that you will need to overcome. Besides the possible language barrier, you might also need to get over a cultural barrier. You're also probably worrying about how to move internationally.

  • Documents You'll Need for International Relocation

    Nicole La Capria  Posted by Nicole La Capria on April 4, 2013

    Find out what important documents are necessary to ship your goods and enter your new country during an overseas move. It requires significant and advance planning and research to determine exactly what's necessary to effectively execute the move.

  • Different Types of Travel Visas: Everything You Need to Know

    Cassandra Rose  Posted by Cassandra Rose on June 25, 2015

    As you have seen, the visa is one of the most important travel documents which is required to get both into and out of a country. If you're not a permanent citizen, and you're planning to move abroad (whether it's for a short or a long period of time), you'll most likely require...

  • How to Avoid Jet Lag: Before, During and After Your Move

    Cassandra Rose  Posted by Cassandra Rose on July 21, 2015

    For anyone who moves internationally or cross-country, the symptoms of jet lag are almost same - disturbed sleep, daytime fatigue, and tiredness etc. It affects not only your physical being but also your mental state. And whether you're traveling for work or to study, you don't...

  • Tips for Moving Internationally for Cheap

    Staff Writer  Posted by Staff Writer on October 2, 2018

    there are many ways to lessen the financial burden of an international move. Here are the top 7 ways to cut your costs when your moving overseas: research, patience, moving by sea, selling off what you don't need, opening an international bank account and preparing well in...

  • Tips for Moving Back Home After Living Abroad

    Staff Writer  Posted by Staff Writer on July 17, 2013

    Whether you're moving back home after living abroad for many years or just a few months, coming back from abroad can be a little harder than you might expect. You'll be excited to see your friends and family and to enjoy your old world, but you'll miss the new friends and the new...

  • How to Move Abroad with Children

    Nicole La Capria  Posted by Nicole La Capria on July 23, 2013

    Dealing with homesickness, culture shock, missing loved ones and learning a new language are just a few of the many hurdles to overcome when moving overseas. However, when you're moving with children, you will have to ensure that they are making the transition happily and...

  • Fear of Moving Abroad and How to Deal with it

    Nicole La Capria  Posted by Nicole La Capria on September 4, 2013

    Moving to a new country is an adventure that lets you explore a lot of opportunities and exciting experiences. However, feeling scared about an international move is also common especially when you are moving abroad alone. Leaving behind your loved ones, your home - and...

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