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Moving to America – Relocating

Your Guide to Living in America

Moving to America? Get our guide!

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

Buying a car when you're relocating to the USA

How To Handle Buying A Car When You’re Relocating To The USA

Living in a new country can be overwhelming, and tackling something as significant as purchasing a car may seem especially daunting in this context. To reduce the trepidation you feel approaching this as an expat in the US, here are some ways to secure your ideal set of wheels, and some must-know facts about auto…

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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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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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Moving To The US Checklist

Relocating: Moving To The US Checklist  

Moving to a new country is daunting. You need to consider so many variables that it becomes overwhelming if you do not plan correctly. When relocating to America, there are several things you have to consider. You must look at visa requirements, find the correct accommodation, and set up essential services such as water and…

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Relocating To Texas With Your Dog

“Pawsitive” Tips For Relocating To Texas With Your Dog

It can be an exciting adventure to move to a new country, but if you’re a proud dog owner, you must think about your pet’s welfare throughout this time. Spend time on planning and preparation to ensure a simple and stress-free transition for you and your dog,. This guide will cover all the necessary advice…

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Customs Requirements On Moving To The USA

Everyone entering the US has to complete the Customs and Border Protection Form (CBP Form) 6059B, “Customs Declaration,” for accompanying goods. If your goods are arriving separately you will need to complete the CBP Form 3299 “Declaration For Free Entry of Unaccompanied Articles. “You cannot simply give a statement that the goods are “household effects”, but will need…

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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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moving to the US

Moving To The US – A Useful Guide For A New Beginning

  The USA is a country rich in opportunity. For many, it is the land of dreams, where anything is possible. However, moving to the US can also be a daunting prospect. There are many things to consider, from finding a place to live and getting a job to learning about a new culture and…

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parent abroad

Choosing A School In America – Top Issues For Expats

The business of choosing a school in America is of primary importance to expatriate families planning their move there. The US educational system offers enormous choice: provision varies from state to state, with both public and private schools as well as international schools to choose from. This article was written exclusively for Expat Network by…

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