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Moving to France – Relocating

Moving to France? Get our guide!

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

Keeping Your Home Number Abroad

Keeping Your Home Number Abroad: An Expatriate’s Guide

Understand how VoIP lets you keep your country’s phone number anywhere worldwide. We will cover how VoIP transforms expatriate communication by enabling the retention of your home phone number anywhere in the world. This guide delves into VoIP’s main advantages, from global connectivity to always-on access to SMS messages, explaining what makes it an excellent…

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moving to france

What Are The Most Popular Regions In France?

Moving to France remains a popular choice amongst expats looking to change their way of life. There are many different French regions to choose from and each has its attractions, but the following four have proved to be consistently popular with people looking to move to France to live and work, or to retire. Brittany…

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Moving To A New Home

How To Streamline The Process Of Moving To A New Home

Moving to a new country across the world can be both an exciting and overwhelming experience. From packing up your belongings and saying goodbye to friends and family, to filling out all the paperwork for transferring utilities — the process of moving internationally can become quite complicated. However, being organized ahead of time can make…

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Reviews from local expats

Researching Life Abroad: Why Reviews From Local Expats Can Help

Moving abroad is an exciting adventure that captures the imagination. The lure of exotic new lands, fascinating cultures and a life less ordinary is tempting. Who hasn’t daydreamed about leaving routine behind for something new? However, transforming a dream into reality requires some careful research beforehand. Diving into life in a new country without truly…

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Moving To France

7 Things You Should Know Before Moving To France, According To Tiktok

If you are thinking about moving to France, TikTok research commissioned by AXA – Global Healthcare has revealed 7 top things to know before moving to France. Dining and greeting Many expats on TikTok highlight the importance of presenting yourself properly, for example greeting someone properly with a handshake or “la bise” and wearing non-athletic…

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Safe Vehicle Shipping

Master The Art Of Safe Vehicle Shipping: 8 Insider Tips For A Stress-Free Journey

Are you looking to ship a car, truck, motorcycle, or other vehicle? It’s an exciting time that can be filled with stress and worry. After all, it’s not every day you entrust your prized possession to the care of strangers. But don’t worry – with some helpful tips and tricks from experts in the field….

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Banking In France

A Guide To Banking In France

As you would expect, France has a sophisticated banking system offering a  wide range of financial services.  As well as national and international banking groups there are a number of local banking networks serving regional needs. Here we provide a guide to banking in France. As well as national high street banks (BNP Paribas, CIC,…

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What Should You Take With You When You Relocate – and What Should You Leave Behind?

Whether you are making a trip across town, or heading towards a new life with a trip across the world, you are faced with a massive problem… what exactly are you supposed to take with you, and what do you want to leave behind? It can be a much harder choice than many people think,…

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Customs Requirements For Entry To France

Household and personal goods may be shipped into France from another European Union (EU) country without customs formalities, although an inventory must be presented. A non-EU resident planning on moving to France is also allowed furniture and personal effects free of duty, provided the items have be owned and used for at least six months…

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Comparing Quotes From Moving Companies

Make sure you get quotes from three potential removal companies. Then you will need to evaluate them and make a choice. Price will clearly be a factor, but you should decide what is important to you and ensure that you take these into account and avoid choosing the cheapest and then incur more cost down…

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