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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 Travel Internationally With Your Pet

    Robert Moreschi  Posted by Robert Moreschi on March 3, 2013

    Moving overseas can be a scary experience for just about anyone. You're most likely moving far away from your close friends and family members and beginning a new chapter of your life in a strange place with all new customs and culture. Fortunately, you don't have to go...

  • Common Mistakes During an International Move

    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 stressful--there are many factors to consider before choosing to relocate abroad. Can you afford it? Are you willing to be so far from your loved ones? Can you live without your hometown's staple cuisine that you have come to take for granted?...

  • How to Transfer Money Internationally

    Robert Moreschi  Posted by Robert Moreschi on June 20, 2013

    Making an overseas move 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...

  • Tips for Retiring Overseas

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

    Are you considering retiring overseas? You're not alone--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 to choose...

  • 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...

  • Reasons to Move Overseas

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

    Now more than ever, people are flocking to start a new life in foreign countries and discover what other cultures have to offer. There are a variety of reasons -practical and not--that motivate expats to pick up and relocate to an unfamiliar place. No matter what your reasoning...

  • Tips for Moving Abroad for the First Time

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

    Moving overseas is exciting, enriching, and terrifying. It also requires complex planning, thorough research, and proper preparation to ensure the relocation is a success. If you are considering a move to a new country--whether it is for work, school, or the need for...

  • What You Need to Know About Moving to the Caribbean

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

    Sunshine, gorgeous sunsets, and miles of breathtaking beaches make life in the Caribbean appear to be heaven on earth. However, before making the hasty decision to pack your bags and hop on a plane, read on to find out if moving to the Caribbean is truly right for you. Weather...

  • Key Differences Between Local and International Moves

    Staff Writer  Posted by Staff Writer on August 19, 2013

    You literally have the world in your hands as you tightly embrace the globe with your fingertips. Of course we have all asked ourselves, if we could live anywhere in the world, where would it be? Though some of us would choose to settle on the other side of the planet, others...

  • 10 Things to Know Before Moving Internationally

    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 Visas for an International Move

    Cassandra Rose  Posted by Cassandra Rose on June 25, 2015

    Moving internationally for a short or long period of time? If you're not a permanent citizen, you will most likely require a visa, but which type should you apply for? A work visa? A cultural exchange visa? Although there are a multitude of visas out there -- all of which allow...

  • Preventing International Moving Jet Lag

    Cassandra Rose  Posted by Cassandra Rose on July 21, 2015

    Want to avoid jet lag so you can start your new life immediately after an international move? Follow these tips to prevent jet lag before and during your move and learn how to cope with it after you arrive in your new country. Before your move Take precautions before your move to...

  • 7 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

    Many are born and raised in the same region. Others move from state-to-state trying to find their way. And then there are the brave souls who leave their homeland to live abroad for any number of reasons. When this is the case, it is so important to transition with care as you...

  • 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 making the trip with children, you have to ensure that they are making the transition happily and healthily...

  • Overcoming the Fear of Moving Overseas

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

    If you are planning an international move, it's no surprise that you are scared and apprehensive. Leaving behind your loved ones, your home, and everything that is familiar to become immersed in foreign culture and an unfamiliar language is a staggering thought. To get prepared...

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