Helping You Build a Life Overseas


Are you moving your possessions abroad? What should you give away versus what should you move? What do you need to look for in a removals company? How do they work? How much does it cost? What about moving pets? Get this and much more in our moving section.


This is directed at all you parents out there. If you have decided to move lock, stock and barrel, taking your family with you, a subject that is going to crop up sooner or later is education. Let's face it, this will require considerable preparation by you as the parent and it will be a period of enormous adjustment for the child. It can be an unsettling at first but, depending on their age, children generally make friends quite quickly and are able to adapt to their new school in a  More...

Moving Pets

The definition of pets in this note is dogs, cats and ferrets. The standard requirements for bringing a pet into EU countries are that it must be micro chipped and registered, and must have had a rabies vaccination within the last 12 months, more than 30 days prior to travel. Throughout the EU there are standard rules for the issuing of a PETS passport and animals travelling within the EU are required to have one. More information on the passport scheme and travelling with pets is  More...