About this course
Welcome to the Moving Abroad Essentials Course: A clear step-by-step system for how to successfully prepare, move, as well as accommodate in your new country. In this course, you’ll learn about the things you absolutely need to take care of to have a faster, money-saving and enjoyable move. These are the Essentials your international move cannot happen without.
Let’s turn the life you’ve always dreamed of into reality and make that better future you’ve envisioned for yourself and the people you love happen. Enjoy the course. I’ll see you on the other side!
Do it right the first time! Choose the best country, city and neighborhood, based on what is most important to you.
Find out what to do your research on, to be confident with the choice you made on your ideal location.
A list of the most trustworthy and curated online sources of country-specific information, where you can find reliable information, as well as relevant international rankings of countries and cities.
Understand how to approach the paperwork process, one of the most time-consuming parts of moving abroad.
Create a list of all requirement documents and their status to keep under the control your process at all times.
Consider more than just one strategy for having a steady and reliable income and try these creative, but realistic suggestions.
Find out what exactly you need to do your research on, to be confident that you made the right job decision.
These processes are different from country to country, so be aware of what exactly is expected from you, in order to be successful at getting the job you want.
Based on the information and knowledge accumulated, go through this sequence of steps to land your ideal job.
A summary of the main take-aways for this chapter and heart-felt words of encouragement.
To make your job search more effective, follow these 4 smart tips on how to find a job easier and faster when moving.
Identify for yourself what you will not compromise on when choosing your home, to make the house finding search more streamlined.
Even before starting the actual home search, make these key-decisions for further streamline your process.
Learn the market-specific language of the country, to make sure the are no misunderstandings when you choose a place to live in.
Find out the best sources of information for your house search.
At the end of the chapter, these are your main take-aways and immediate next steps towards finding your ideal home.
More practical you might not have thought of for an effective move and home search.
Steps to follow to optimize the organizing, packing and shipping processes.
After you've decided what items you're going to ship, store, sell, donate or throw away, here are some smart strategies for each.
The best online sources to help you with your packing and shipping processes.
A list of all the items you need to take with you when you leave in your carry-on bag, as well as check-in bag.
Besides the big decision you've made so far, here are other life-aspects that you don't want to underestimate.
What to consider when planning for your and your family's education.
What to consider when setting up your health plan.
What to consider when signing-up for further insurance.
How to prepare for emergencies.
How to go about your future pension.
What to consider when setting-up your banking services.
How to optimize your transit and transportation options.
What to consider when choosing your telecommunications provider.
Do not forget to sign-up for utilities.
Why this is important and what it means.
Learn how to track your expenses, in order to be able to calculate your cost of living, as well as decide if you need more funds for your budget after the move.
Make sure you know the taxation systems of both countries, as they can be very different from one country to another.
Choose the most cost-effective option when deciding what to do about your bank accounts and how to transfer money from one country to another.
Carefully calculate your cost of living in relation to your potential income to determine your quality of life in the location you're moving to.
Find here the best resources to estimate your cost of living.
Follow these introductory guidelines when you calculate your moving budgets.
Find out all the budget items that fall under the budget before the move, in order for you to calculate it accurately.
Now find out all the budget items that fall under the budget after the move, in order for you to calculate it accurately.
Find out how to gather the money you need for the budgets before and after the move.
Avoid leaving any loose ends behind and make sure to close all your administrative accounts, which have to do with institutions.
Run the logistical errands, from your health check-ups to buying a ticket and preparing your luggage.
Maintain good relationships with the people in your life, because they will be your most important support especially in the beginning.
This is it! A final checklist of the things to do right before leaving and... take off with a smile on your face and excitement in your heart!
Learn about 5 reasons why people will continue to move during and after the COVID 19 pandemic.
Stay informed about the COVID news relevant to your international move.
Learn how to become efficient and thorough in your extensive research for your move.