Moving to United Kingdom
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Moving to the UK

Relocation options for moving to the UK


If you're moving to the UK, what's the best way to send your furniture, belongings or car? This guide explains air freight, shipping and international moving companies in the UK.

UK driver's licence

Exchanging your driver’s licence in the UK


To legally drive in the UK you may need to exchange your driver’s licence for a UK driver's licence.

UK broadband

Setting up broadband internet, a landline phone and TV in the UK


This guide explains how to connect to UK broadband internet, a landline phone and television, plus provides a list of the main broadband internet, phone and TV providers in the UK.

Moving Abroad

Moving abroad with family: making a smooth transition

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Many expats move abroad alone but others come with spouses and children in tow, making the transition to a new country a little more complicated.

Moving to UK

Moving to the UK: A complete checklist of what you need to prepare


Moving to the UK requires a lot of preparation; this checklist outlines all the steps you need to take before and after you move to the UK.

Settling into life in the UK: Your first week

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Upon arrival in the UK, there will be several things you'll need to arrange including opening a bank account, getting a national insurance number, and finding work.

UK utilities: Connecting to water, electricity and gas companies in the UK

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This complete guide explains how to connect to UK utilities and pay your utility bills, plus includes a list of water, electricity and gas utility companies in the UK.

UK mobile phone

Getting a UK mobile phone and UK SIM card

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A complete UK mobile phone guide, including how to get a UK SIM card, UK mobile phone number, UK prepaid SIM card or unlock a phone in the UK.

The common challenges of expat repatriation

The common challenges of expat repatriation


Thinking about going home? We have put together a handy list of three challenges every expat encounters when repatriating abroad and how to overcome them.

Guide to relocating overseas

Guide to relocating overseas: Important things to consider

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Moving your life overseas is no easy task but considering several factors before relocating — like finances, property and healthcare among others — certainly takes off the pressure from your impending move.

Tip for settling in a new country for expats

Top tips for settling into your new country as an expat


Despite an initial settling-in process, expats say they are loving life in their adopted countries and are there to stay, reveals new research from AXA PPP International.

Moving finances abroad

A checklist for moving your finances abroad


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

culture shock

Culture shock and how to deal with it


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

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


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.

How to repatriate successfully

How to repatriate successfully


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

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