Are You Moving to Bologna & Looking For A Removals Company
Are you planning on moving to Bologna? The medieval University City has a lot to recommend it. It is situated at the foot of the Apennine Mountains in northern Italy and is famous for its towers and porticoes, earning the nickname La Turrita or ‘City of Towers’.
Bologna is often called la Rossa or ‘Bologna the Red’ because of the predominant colour of the city’s buildings and political history! It is also a recognised and well know cultural and artistic centre and has the oldest university in the world.
It’s also one of the most prosperous cities in Italy and, as a result the cost of living here is high.
Local Information If Moving To Bologna
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: http://www.expatarrivals.com
Schools if moving to Bologna
Most expats will choose to send their children to one of the private or international schools in Bologna. Most international schools will follow major European curricula such as the International Baccalaureate (IB). Private schools are often run by religious organisations and may be less suitable.
Accommodation if you are thinking of moving to Bologna
Recently, house sales in general all over Italy have been depressed. However the overall trend for Bologna is showing property sales are set to rise at a predicted 7% by the end of 2017. The average cost per metre to buy a one bedroom apartment in the city is Euros 3,930 (£3,452) outside the city this drops to Euros 2,518 (£2,211).
Because of the high property prices, most expats usually choose to rent property in Bologna, especially if they are only planning to stay for a short period of time. Three months rent is usually required when the contract is signed. To rent a one bedroomed apartment in the city you will currently pay around Euros 1,140 (£1001) and on the outskirts Euros 471 (£413) per month.
A selection of properties can be found at the following site: http://www.homesandvillasabroad.com
Travel If Moving To Bologna
Owning a car in Bologna is not really necessary, parking is difficult and the public transport system is more than adequate.
Bologna is a major train junction for northern Italy with high-speed trains running to Rome, Milan and Florence. There is a good bus service and the Guglielmo Marconi airport is 8km northwest of the city.
White & Company are proud winners of the British Association of Removers ‘Overseas Mover of the Year’ Competition 2016 and finalists in the 2017 competition.
Currency Conversion If Moving To Bologna
The official currency of Italy is the Euro (EUR), which is divided into 100 cents. Bancomat or ATMs are widely available across Bologna.
If you are thinking of moving overseas. Make sure you get the best exchange rate possible. It 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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European Removals Company if Moving To Bologna
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