5 Things to Keep in Mind When Moving Internationally
Scared to move into a new and unfamiliar country? Here are five things that you can do to erase that fear and turn it into a successful move.
1. Plan ahead- planning eradicates fear for it prepares you for the move. Make a moving check list where all the things you need to do is listed. If time permits, start coordinating your international move to the embassy five months or more in advance. You need ample time to gather necessary documents, such as your passport and VISA application. Plus you need another time for packing and shipping your belongings.
2. Research about your new country- get familiar with the rules and regulations of the country so that you'll not find yourself in jail on your first day there. Also, reading about the country's culture can help you to easily socialise with the people who live there.
3. Pack smart, pack light- bring only the things that you can't live without. Bag only the minimum necessities for daily use. Donate or sell the things you don't really need.
4. Bring extra cash- unexpected bills might come your way, and this might put off your flight if not settled immediately.
5. Hire an international removal company- to secure the safety of your items, hire professional movers that could protect them during the move.
Hope that these five tips have erased your fears in moving internationally.