A Place in the Sun Gibraltar
It’s almost everyone’s dream to find a place in the sun Gibraltar and for many people this is the ideal place to relocate. With over 300 days of sunshine each year, impressive architecture, duty-free shopping and a breath-taking natural environment, Gibraltar is an expat favourite.
We take pride in our mission statement:
“To continue the traditions founded in 1871 by providing the quality expected by our clients; backed up by superb packing materials, highly trained crews, effective management and a genuine commitment to customer care and the environment.”
As well as offering a full removal service, we can also offer storage solutions. You may find that you need to arrange temporary or long term storage for some of your belongings. All White & Company’s depots have storage facilities. These safe and secure units are offered at affordable prices. The storage is flexible and if your needs change, you can easily change units.
Give us a call today to arrange for one of our friendly and experienced surveyors to arrange a home visit and provide a free written quotation.
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Moving to Gibraltar
If you are considering a move to Gibraltar, it is essential to do your research so that you can avoid any costly issues.
Before you go ahead and make the move, you should make sure that you have:
• Researched your destination, and the local customs and laws
• Obtained independent legal advice
• Researched the tax regulations
• Made plans for your health cover
Once you have taken the decision to relocate to Gibraltar, you will undoubtedly need to enlist the services of an international moving company to ship your goods overseas and to help manage your move. White & Company can provide a top- quality and efficient removal service to any international destination and as founder members of BAR, FIDI & OMNI, you can rest assured your move will be in safe hands.
White & Company is the proud winner of the 2016 British Association of Removers ‘Overseas Mover of the Year’ Competition, reinforcing the high level of service they provide to all their customers.
Founded in 1871, they are one of the UK’s largest international moving companies:
A Place in the Sun Gibraltar – About Gibraltar
Gibraltar is situated at the southernmost point of the Iberian Peninsula where Europe is closest to Africa. Often called ‘the rock’, Gibraltar is just 5km long and 1400 feet above sea level. It’s closest neighbour is Spain to the north, with Morocco 26 km across the sea. It has a population of about 30,000 people and is a very popular destination for British expats. The official language is English, although Spanish is often spoken along with a curious mix of both Spanish and English. Gibraltar is home to a British Royal Navy base and cruise ships frequently stop for passengers to take advantage of the tax-free shopping.
A Place in the Sun Gibraltar – Buying a Property in Gibraltar
The process of buying a property in Gibraltar is fairly similar to buying in the UK. There are no restrictions on foreign nationals making a purchase, although anyone without a residency permits or work permits will need to go through an application process with the Gibraltar government. You should expect property to be quite expensive as space is at a premium. Recently there have been several developments, which have been built in conjunction with the government, in order to create more affordable housing.
The following site has a selection of properties: http://www.bfagib.com/
A Place in the Sun Gibraltar – Education and Schools in Gibraltar
The education system in Gibraltar is really similar to our education system in the UK. All teachers will have trained in the UK and have been issued with a registration number and will require qualified teacher status, in order to obtain a teaching job in Gibraltar. There are 15 state schools as well as a number of private schools.
The following site has a selection of international schools: http://www.gibraltar.alloexpat.com
A Place in the Sun Gibraltar – Travel in Gibraltar
Most people choose to drive in Gibraltar, unlike the UK, cars drive on the right hand side of the road, as it shares a land border with Spain. There are a total of 8 bus routes on the island and plenty of taxis available. Gibraltar airport has flights to most European destinations.
When moving overseas, making sure you get the best exchange rate possible is essential to starting your new life on a sound footing. White and Company has an exclusive arrangement with The FX Firm (foreign exchange company).
Simply follow the link below to see what additional monies you will receive compared to using your high street bank and to set up a free no obligation account. White and Company/foreign-exchange
Whether you need to arrange monthly payments to service an overseas mortgage, or wish to protect yourself against exchange rate fluctuations and fix the rate for up to a year, we will be able to suggest the most suitable way to do so. Open your free, no obligation account in as long as it takes to stop for a coffee.
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