A Place in the Sun IbizaIt’s almost everyone’s dream to find a place in the sun Ibiza and for many people this is the ideal place to relocate. The Balearic Islands of Ibiza, Mallorca, Minorca and Formentera are now home to almost 24,000 Brits and with over 300 days of sunshine each year, this figure is set to rise. If you are considering a move to Ibiza, 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 Italy, 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. Founded in 1871, they are one of the UK’s largest international moving companies: White & Company Removals Storage & Shipping Dundas Spur Copnor, Portsmouth PO3 5NI Tel: 02392 663 221 E: firstname.lastname@example.org MAP www.whiteandcompany.co.uk Opening Times:
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A Place in the Sun Ibiza – About IbizaIbiza is a small island situated about 60 miles off the coast of mainland Spain. It is one of a group of islands call the Balearic Islands in English, (or ‘Islas Baleares’ in Spanish). The other islands in the group are Mallorca, Menorca and the tiny island of Formentera. It takes just under two hours flying time for the UK, Stansted Airport run direct flights all year. The island offers something for everyone; there is plenty of nightlife, bars and restaurants. With later closing times than in the UK, Ibiza Old Town is a great place to shop when the sun starts to go down. You can relax as the evening’s comparative cool makes shopping far less stressful. As well as the usual high-street shops, there are plenty of independent market stalls to browse and a good selection of cafes and bars.
A Place in the Sun Ibiza - Buying a Property in IbizaSpain’s economic crisis has resulted in a housing market crash, making this a good time to buy a property in Ibiza, as prices have fallen drastically in the past few years. You can currently expect to pay approximately 1700 € per square meter to buy an apartment in the city centre. Outside the centre the prices drop to 1500 €. Here is a list of real estate agents, which may prove helpful in your search for a property: • ZAN Ibiza http://www.zanibiza.com/ • Engel & Völkers Ibiza http://www.engelvoelkers.com/en-es/ibiza/ • Inmobiliaria LAS ANCLAS Ibiza http://lasanclas-ibiza.com/en/
A Place in the Sun Ibiza - Education and Schools in IbizaExpats, particularly those who only intend to stay in Ibiza for the short-term usually choose the international school, which offers the International Baccalaureate (IB). Morna International College, a private co-ed school attracts many expat families from the UK, Netherlands and Germany. The school has seen a 28 per cent increase in students in the past year and is very well regarded. Here are details for Morna International College and some other schools, which may be of interest. • Morna International College http://www.mornainternationalcollege.com/ • Colegio Mestral http://colegio-mestral.com/w3/en • Colegio Nuestra Señora de la Consolación http://www.consolacion-eivissa.com/
A Place in the Sun Ibiza - Travel in IbizaBuses are the main form of transport on the island; they are a frequent and reliable way to travel between the larger towns as well as some smaller, more remote towns and villages. An alternative to using the bus is to use the island’s taxis service; most taxi drivers are able to speak English so there should be no problems in communicating your destination. Taxis operate on a metered fare basis with a minimum charge irrespective of the distance travelled; this often makes them very good value. When moving overseas, making sure you get the best exchange rate possible is essential to starting your new life on a sound footing. White & Company has an exclusive arrangement with an 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 & 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.White & Company Have Branches In The Following Locations Bedford London Bournemouth Dunfermline Farnborough Forres, Guernsey Harrogate-York Jersey Knaresborough Lancaster Leeds-Bradford Plymouth Portsmouth Southampton Telford Winchester Opening Times: Mon 09:00 – 17:00 Tue 09:00 – 17:00 Wed 09:00 – 17:00 Thu 09:00 – 17:00 Fri 09:00 – 17:00 Sat 09:00 – 12:00 Sun Closed
White & Company are also proud winners of the British Association of Removers ‘Overseas Mover of the Year’ Competition 2016.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.