A Place in the Sun Tunisia
It’s almost everyone’s dream to find a place in the sun Tunisia and for many people Tunisia is the ideal place to relocate. Situated on the north of Africa, Tunisia has a large expat community. With its Mediterranean coast and natural beauty, the country has a rich and diverse culture, which temps many expatriates to settle here to live and work.
If you are considering a move to Tunisia, 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 Tunisia, 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:
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A Place in the Sun Tunisia – About Tunisia
Tunisia is located on Africa’s Mediterranean Coast and has attracted tens of thousands of people to relocate there over the past twenty years. Tunisia is a culturally rich, fascinating and a vibrant place to live. The economy is based on mining, petroleum, and manufacturing.
Most expats are employed in senior management roles in these industries. Tunisia’s major cities are Tunis, Sfax and Sousse. The official language is a specific dialect of Arabic called Denija, French is also widely spoken in business.
A Place in the Sun Tunisia – Buying a Property in Tunisia
Expats living in Tunisia usually rent a property because of short-term job assignments, generally this should not be a difficult process. Many employers are willing to source accommodation as part of the job package offered to expats. The following site has a selection of properties:
If you are looking to purchase a property, you can expect to pay approximately 1980.00 DT per square meter to buy an apartment in the centre of the main cities and 1270.00 DT in more rural locations.
A Place in the Sun Tunisia – Education and Schools in Tunisia
Anyone considering moving a family to Tunisia should be aware that the schooling in very limited. There are a few international schools in the capital Tunis. Many expats choose to send their children to international boarding schools in France, Spain or Morocco, or to educate them at a boarding school in their home country. The following international school is located in Tunis:
A Place in the Sun Tunisia – Travel in Tunisia
Tunisian cities and towns are usually safe and easy to get around by taxis or bus. The capital Tunis has an electric train and tram network. Regular trains are run by SNCFT, and connect Tunis with major towns. The main route is north-south between Tunis and Gabès, via Sousse and Sfax.
The national bus company is SNTRI, which runs a fleet of modern coaches between towns and cities across the country. Booking ahead is advisable during the peak travel season of August and September.
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White & Company are also proud winners of the British Association of Removers ‘Overseas Mover of the Year’ Competition 2016 and finalists for 2017
Foreign Currency Exchange
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.
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