All posts in " relocation "

Questions to ask when choosing your international removalist

By Australian Expat Investor Contributor / November 15, 2017

Moving house is always a big deal, but moving abroad presents a whole new level of things to do and think about. Not only do your precious belongings have to arrive safely, but they also need to go through the customs process and a whole lot of paperwork that may not be in English. It’s […]


9 things you should know before taking out Expat Health Insurance

By Sponsor / November 15, 2017

Whether it’s for work, family, or a new adventure, moving overseas can be a daunting experience, so having the peace-of-mind knowing that you’ll receive the same level of health care in your destination country goes a long way in making the move that little bit easier.


Tips to save money when moving abroad

By Craig / September 16, 2017

Tips to save money when moving abroad   You’ve made the decision to move abroad, now comes the planning and preparation. For the smart traveler, getting things right in advance is the key to success. Make sure that your research is done and most importantly, ensure that you have everything costed correctly to avoid any […]


Moving to Australia – Tips for getting your furniture through Australian Customs quickly

By Craig / April 20, 2017

For some people, moving to Australia can be an administrative nightmare with Australian customs requirements.  In this article, we review the restrictions Australian customs and quarantine impose, and what you can do when moving to Australia to get your belongings through Australian customs quickly and efficiently with the least amount of headaches.


Moving home to Australia – what will you need to leave behind?

By Australian Expat Investor Contributor / April 20, 2017

Moving home to Australia can be an exciting and even a cathartic experience after living abroad. You might be looking forward to seeing your family, career advancement and even the little things like the weather or your childhood foods. When moving home to Australia, you probably also want to bring home souvenirs or household items from […]


Should you be taking pets overseas from Australia when moving abroad?

By Australian Expat Investor Contributor / March 27, 2017

Taking pets overseas from Australia when moving abroad is a big decision for any family.  There are a myriad of things to consider – not just the emotive issues of what to do with a loved member of the family, but also the practical issues of how or whether you will be able to bring your […]


5 reasons why expats choose IPMI

By Sponsor / February 14, 2017

You’ll miss it when it’s gone. We might take it for granted – but it’s worth remembering that the Australian healthcare system is consistently ranked as one of the world’s best. If life abroad is on the cards, the “little differences” you can take in your stride; but top quality healthcare is something you should […]


Checklist for an overseas relocation package

By Craig / January 31, 2017

If you are being transferred overseas with your current employer or have been recruited by an overseas company, you might expect a relocation package to be included with the offer.  In this article, I have summarised some of the most common components of a comprehensive overseas relocation package to enable you to negotiate the best deal […]


Typical Components Of An Expat Salary Package

By Craig / January 25, 2017

We’ve all heard stories of expats working overseas for a few years on massive salaries and then retiring a few years later in an exotic location.  Unfortunately, the reality is that it is not that common.  In this article, we explore the typical components of an expat salary package.