Hints and tips for a stress-free move overseas
The Local, the English language news service based in Germany, has set out a series of hints and tips for those moving overseas.
Finding a reliable and reputable international moving company is high on the recommendations list, according to the news provider, as is keeping and reviewing an inventory.
The site also suggests that leaving contact details with the moving company on arrival for delivery purposes is a good idea as is being available for the delivery, with a furniture placement plan.
As moving can be a stressful time, the Local recommends involving young members of the family in the move and suggests the following ideas.
– Answer all questions about the move and be positive
– Take them to their favourite place and take photos before leaving
– Encourage them to keep in touch with family, collect photos, souvenirs
– Include them in the move to reduce anxiety
– Help them learn about the new country and look for exciting activities
Finally, prior to any international moving, it is vital to employ a company that is financially stable and has extensive experience, the news provider suggests.