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Moving To Cape Town

Are you are thinking of moving to Cape Town? The Republic of South Africa is home to more than 200,000 expats who have made the move from the UK. Apart from work commitments, people are drawn to the countries beautiful beaches, wonderfully warm climate, wildlife and a relatively low cost of living. If you intend to work in South Africa you will need to apply for the correct visa. For all visas you will need to have a medical, radiological report, police clearance and the cash equivalent of your airfare home. It would also be wise to be fully vaccinated against a number of illnesses; the most important are cholera, hepatitis A and B, rabies and typhoid. You can visit the following site for more information http://www.nhs.uk/conditions/Travel-immunisation

Property prices if you are thinking of moving to Cape Town

The average price of small homes (80-140 sq. m) is ZAR852,000, a larger home will cost, around ZAR1,814,000.
If you are moving to Cape Town and need to find a property for sale then a helpful site is http://www.knightfrank.co.za/cape-town-property.

Schools if moving to Cape Town

Cape Town has a good range of specialist International and bilingual schools.

Wynberg Boys’ Junior School
www.wbjs.org.za
Oxford Rd
Cape Town, South Africa
+27 21 762 5707

Rondebosch Boys’ High School
www.rondebosch.com
Rondebosch, Cape Town
South Africa
+27 21 686 3987

Wynberg Boys’ High School
www.wbhs.org.za
Lovers Walk
Kenilworth, Cape Town, South Africa
+27 21 797 4247

Westerford High School
www.westerford.co.za
Rondebosch, Cape Town
South Africa
+27 21 689 9154

International School of Cape Town
Claremont, Cape Town
South Africa

Bishops Diocesan College
www.bishops.org.za
Rondebosch, Cape Town
South Africa
+27 21 659 1000

S.A. College Junior School
www.sacollege.org.za
Dean Street
Newlands, Cape Town, South Africa
+27 21 689 4164

Local Information

When you first move to a new city finding your way round the local taxes and requirements can be daunting, a quick visit to the Expat Arrivals website can help you on your way. Simply visit http://www.expatarrivals.com/south-africa/cape-town/moving-to-cape-town

Travel

Ideally you should buy a car to travel around the city. Although Cape Town is compact and has large natural landmarks to help you, there are no subways and metered taxis are very expensive. The trains can be unsafe and although a lot of the city can be conquered on foot it would not be wise to do so at night.

This item is brought to you by www.whiteandcompany.co.uk the international removals storage and shipping company serving Cape Town and the surrounding area.

Currency Conversion If Moving To Cape Town

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 have an exclusive arrangement with The FX Firm. Simply call us on Tel: 01494-857672 or follow the link to see what additional monies you will receive compared to using your high street bank and to set up a free account. https://www.whiteandcompany.co.uk/foreign-exchange/

International Removals To Cape Town

This service is aimed at people moving to Cape Town and for those looking for a removals, storage and shipping company.

If you are looking to move to Cape Town, White and Company have been providing an international removals, packing and storage service for over 140 years and are members of FIDI. http://www.fidi.org/quality/fidi-faim-certification and Omni: http://www.omnimoving.com/locate/members/view/?member_id=54

White & Company also provide specialist removal services to locations around Europe and all international destinations. We work tirelessly to provide the best possible service and peace of mind for those looking to move home.

Moving To Cape Town, 8th February 2015

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