Moving to the Netherlands
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Getting utilities connected in the Netherlands

Getting utilities connected in the Netherlands

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A guide to connecting utility services to your Dutch home, including water, electricity and gas providers, plus information on post offices and decorating your home.

Exchanging a foreign driver’s licence in the Netherlands

Exchanging a foreign driver’s licence in the Netherlands

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If you have a driver's licence from outside of the Netherlands, certain nationalities must exchange it for Dutch driver's licence.

Buying a bicycle in Amsterdam

Buying a bicycle in Amsterdam

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Want to buy a bike in Amsterdam? Explorer Publishing offers some tips on buying Dutch bicycles.

Moving to the Netherlands? How you can prepare

Moving to the Netherlands? How you can prepare

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You'll need help organising your new life in the Netherlands; ABN AMRO is the 'expert in expats' with all the information you need to get started. [Contributed by ABN AMRO]

"i am not a tourist" Expat Fair: For expats who want to 'arrive'

"i am not a tourist" Expat Fair: For expats who want to 'arrive'

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Learning Dutch, finding a house, experiencing Dutch culture, making connections, solving immigration and tax issues – all at Expatica's “i am not a tourist” Expat Fair in Amsterdam on Sunday, 4 October 2015.

A checklist for moving your finances abroad

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Before moving abroad, make sure your finances, pension plan, housing payments, tax arrangements and investments are carefully organised for the big move, too.

The best plumbers in the Netherlands' 10 major cities

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Need a plumber? Here's a list of top plumbers in the main 10 Dutch cities, as recommended by a local Dutch resident.

Dutch communications: Connecting TV, internet, telephone and mobile

Dutch communications: Connecting TV, internet, telephone and mobile

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A guide on how to connect to telephone, internet, television and mobile services in the Netherlands, plus a list of the main communication providers.

10 tips on moving to a new country

10 tips on moving to a new country

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The first weeks and months in a new country can be exciting yet disorienting as you adapt to a new life abroad. Here are 10 tips to make your move abroad easier.

Culture shock and how to deal with it

Culture shock and how to deal with it

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Culture shock is a common experience for many who move abroad, even between European countries. How can you deal with the shock of integrating into a new culture?

Reverse culture shock: What, when, and how to cope

Reverse culture shock: What, when, and how to cope

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Moving home isn't always easy – many who repatriate feel different and utterly out of touch. This article explains what happens when culture shock is reversed, what to expect, and how to cope with its effects.

Checklist for moving out of the Netherlands

Checklist for moving out of the Netherlands

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Kissing the Netherlands good-bye? Moving home can be as daunting as moving abroad but adhering to a few guidelines can save you a lot of stress when relocating.

How to repatriate successfully

How to repatriate successfully

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As the challenges of repatriation are increasingly identified, here are tips for expats and organisations on managing a successful relocation back home.

Bringing a pet to the Netherlands

Bringing a pet to the Netherlands

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Pets are welcome in the Netherlands but there are strict rules relating to bringing pets into the country, particularly around proving they are healthy and are transported appropriately.

Pet relocation 101

Pet relocation 101

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Is your pet an 'at-risk' breed to travel, or 'crate-trained'? When relocating your pet abroad, owners must make an informed decision whether their pets are ready for the trip.

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