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Moving to Australia – Relocating

Moving to Australia? Get our guide!

Whether you are emigrating, taking a short term assignment or joining family in Australia we have put together the information you will need to make your move a smooth one.

stress of moving abroad

5 Tips For Dealing With The Stress Of Moving Abroad

It is easy to get the travel bug when everyone on social media posts photos of fantastic vacation spots. The idea of moving abroad and living as a nomad, moving from one country to the following sounds exciting and utterly glamorous. Still, when it comes to actually taking the step and moving away from your…

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moving overseas with a pet

7 Things You Should Know About Moving Overseas With A Pet

  Moving overseas with a pet is an arduous task that requires a lot of forethought and planning. Most travelers leave their pet to a care facility to avoid all the hassles and loads of paperwork associated with bringing a pet abroad. However, parting ways can be a hard choice for people having a deep…

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Stress-Free Family Move Overseas

8 Essential Tips For A Stress-Free Family Move Overseas

    You may have landed a job abroad, and you just want to settle in a different place. Regardless, moving overseas is a significant decision.  That said, you should keep these tips in mind to ensure a stress-free family move overseas:     1. Check for Repairs When settling into a new home, especially overseas,…

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5 Biggest Challenges Of Moving Abroad And How To Face Them

  The opportunity to move abroad is an exciting time but alongside the anticipation of a new life in a new culture there are many challenges of moving abroad.  It is important to understand what to expect so that you know how to face them.       Over their lifetime, every person faces a…

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Top Tips For Moving Abroad

Top Tips For Moving Abroad As An Expat

  Life as an expat has both advantages and disadvantages and it is not always easy to adapt to a life that is very different from what you are used to back at home.  But before you jump on the plane to leave your home country, there are a few things you definitely should know about…

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adjust to school abroad

6 Tips For Helping Your Child Adjust To School Abroad

  As a parent, you’ve probably experienced or at least thought about the anxiety surrounding your child’s first day of school. You know that you’re leaving them in good hands, but you can’t help but wonder what their experience will be. A new environment, unfamiliar faces, and tons of new information all at once seem…

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travel to Australia

New Rules For Travel To Australia

The Australian Government has announced new rules for travel to Australia, which include the need to take a COVID-19 test before travel and mandatory requirements to wear a mask. The changes were agreed by the National Cabinet on 8 January 2021 in response to the new COVID-19 strain that is more infectious and will take effect no…

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Getting Connected In Australia

Getting connected – organising mobile phones (cellphones) for yourself and your family members, together with broadband for your new home –  will be one of your first and most important tasks when arriving in the Australia.    Electricity Mains voltage in Australia is 230V 50Hz. Most countries in Europe, Asia and Africa have appliances that…

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moving to australia

Moving To Australia Checklist: Tips For A Stress Free Move

Researching your move to Australia? Read Crown Relocations’ tips for a seamless move Downunder. Written exclusively for Expat Network by Crown Relocations   Gaining a visa Visa documentation can be a key cause of stress when planning an international move. Immigration to Australia is calculated on a points system, based on factors such as if…

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health insurance

How Do You Secure Affordable Health Insurance?

Health insurance is getting costlier every year around the world as medical costs continue to rise. Finding healthcare that won’t cost an arm and a leg is at the forefront of many people’s minds, but experience has taught us that the cheapest plan is often too good to be true. Today, Pacific Prime explains what…

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