Moving Advice : International Removals

At reallymoving.com, it is our aim to provide useful international removals guides to help you with the moving process and your transition to a new country. Read through our extensive library for advice and knowledge at every stage of your international move.

Moving Advice Articles

  • How long does it take to move internationally?

    If you're moving to a new home abroad, you're likely to want to take your belongings with you. Find out about the length of time it takes to move internationally, and how the method of shipping your items can affect how long your move takes.

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  • How much more expensive is moving abroad?

    reallymoving.com has found that almost half of people considering moving abroad from the UK were put off by the perceived cost of the move, but how much more expensive is moving overseas compared to moving home in the UK?

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  • 11 Essential International Moving Tips

    Take a look at reallymoving.com's top tips for international moving to help you have a successful overseas move.

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  • Moving Abroad Checklist

    When moving abroad, there are many tasks to complete to ensure nothing goes wrong with your overseas move. Find out what you will need to do, and when you will need to do it, with our Moving Abroad Checklist.

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  • Questions to Ask your International Removals Firm

    For any move abroad, it is essential that you find a removal company that you can trust. Find out what questions to ask your international removal firm, so you can know what you’ll be getting from your move.

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  • International Moving Guide

    Let us help to uncover the numerous layers of complexity involved in a move abroad

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  • Guide to International Relocation and Overseas Removals

    Moving Overseas can seem like a huge task. We list key points you need to consider.

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  • Moving To Australia

    Thinking of heading to Australia? Read our detailed guide to helping British residents move overseas to Australia

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  • Moving to France

    Many people are tempted to move from Britain to countries with a nicer climate and a more relaxed way of life, and France remains one of the most popular destinations.

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  • Moving to Spain

    Spain offers a sunnier clime where the pace of life is relaxed and balanced, so it’s unsurprising that many British people are relocating to this part of the world. Read our guide for more information if you’re thinking of moving to Spain.

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  • Moving to London from overseas

    Are you planning a move to England’s 'big smoke' from overseas? reallymoving.com discusses the essentials of organising a move to London and making the most of everything the capital has to offer.

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  • What are the common mistakes when moving abroad?

    Moving to live overseas can be a great adventure, but there’s no denying the opportunity for calamity when things go wrong. We’re all capable of making mistakes and forgetting small details when focused on the bigger picture … and when moving abroad the fallout of those mistakes can vary from minor inconvenience to inescapable disaster!

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  • What UK tax documents do I need to fill out prior to moving abroad?

    If you are leaving the UK to live abroad permanently, or will be working outside of the UK for at least one full tax year, then it’s necessary to inform HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) of your plans. This ensures you will pay the right amount of tax and receive any tax refund or tax relief you may be entitled to. You don’t have to inform HMRC if you are leaving for business trips of shorter duration.

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  • International Moving Glossary

    Confused by the international moving jargon? Read our extensive list of every term and its definition you will need to know when moving abroad.

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  • Moving to USA

    Thinking of moving Across the Pond to America? Read our detailed guide for important information on moving to America, from customs to visas.

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