Are You Moving House To Waterford And Looking For A Removals Company?
If you are thinking of moving to Waterford, is a port city located in Ireland and situated at the head of Waterford Harbour. It is the main city in the South-East Region. The port is Ireland’s closest deep-water port to mainland Europe, handling approximately 12% of Ireland’s external trade by value.
Waterford Crystal is the most important export item and has been manufactured in the city from 1783 to 2009 and again from 2010 to the present day. The city is also home to many multinational companies including GlaxoSmithkline, Bausch & Lomb, Nypro Healthcare, Genzyme, Hasbro, Teva Pharmaceuticals and Honeywell International.
Local Information if Moving House To Waterford
When you first move to a new city finding your way around the local taxes and requirements can be daunting, a quick visit to the following website can help you on your way: Banking & Tax Information
Accommodation if you are thinking of Moving House To Waterford
Most expats moving to Waterford often choose to rent a property, however for people who are planning to stay in the city for a number of years, buying may be the preferred option. Renting a 1 bedroom apartment in the city currently costs approximately Euro 650 (£573) per month. To rent a 3 bedroom family property it is Euro 800 (£705) per month.
House prices are now lower than pre-recession levels but are expected to rise soon. Like most cities, some areas of Waterford are more expensive than others. The east side of the city is often the preferred area to live; the Ballybricken area has plenty of older more characterful properties. The Templars Hall area has a lot of student accommodation and is quite noisy so may be best avoided, if you have a young family.
The following site has a selection of properties: Property Portal
Schools if moving house to Waterford
Finding a school in Waterford should be easy to organise. By law, any child in Waterford can attend public school, regardless of their parent’s visa status. However, it is worth remembering that many schools in Waterford will be full, it would be wise to contact your preferred school before arriving. Many expats will want to continue with the curricula from home and will choose an international school, although these can be very expensive.
The following site has a selection of international schools in Waterford:
St. Stephen’s N.S – http://www.ststephensbns.com/
Mount Sion School – http://www.mountsioncbssecondary.ie/
Newtown School – http://www.newtownschool.ie/
St. John Of God National School – http://www.stjohnofgod.net/
Travel if Moving House To Waterford
Waterford City is well serviced by the National Bus Éireann service, which links the city with the other towns in the county and also with the rest of Ireland. The main bus terminal is situated on the Quay opposite Dooleys Hotel. The train station is a short walk of about 5 minutes across the bridge, making it easy to transfer from one service to the other. Waterford airport is about 10 km from the centre of the city, with flights to most European destinations.
Currency Conversion If Moving House To Waterford
The official currency of Ireland is the Euro (EUR or €), which is divided into 100 cents.
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.
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. Foreign-Exchange Portal
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European Removals If Moving House To Waterford
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