Moving Abroad in the New Year: a Beginner’s Guide

If you have plans for an international move in the New Year, it’s time to get ready now. A move overseas is not something you want to put off until the last minute. There are many details and steps in the process to consider. Perhaps you are putting it off because you feel overwhelmed and aren’t even sure where to begin in the process. Keep reading for the Beginner’s Guide you need to get on track for a successful move to a new country.

Count the Cost

Relocating is expensive when you are heading across state, so it’s easy to understand how it will be very costly to move overseas. The best plan for managing costs is knowing what to expect and setting aside money where you can in advance. Obtaining a quote from a professional moving company as early as you can will at least help you to plan for that significant cost upfront. There may be a few other minor unexpected costs involved, but the quote will give you a good idea regarding how much you should plan to spend on moving expenses.

Know What You Can and Cannot Bring with You

Get the details for what the customs in your new country will and will not allow into the country. It is much better to know in advance than to be dealing with the issue at the airport or border.

Make Sure You Have Insurance on Your Belongings

Moving your belongings overseas can be risky. It’s a good idea to insure anything valuable, because it may become damaged during the trip, or you could even experience a loss. If you aren’t sure what kind of insurance to get, contact moving pros you can explore your best options. Whether you have questions that need answers or you are looking for a company that can help you with your international move in 2019, our team at Nilson Van & Storage is here to help. Connect with us online now for a free quote or for more tips to help your move go as smoothly as possible.

Whether your move is big or small, our skilled movers are dedicated to helping you every step of the way, no matter where life takes you.