Thinking Of Moving To Cape Town & Need A BAR Registered Removals Company?
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 low cost of living.
If you intend moving to Cape Town 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
If you are relocating to South Africa and intend to purchase a home there, you can expect to pay around R12,740 (£740) per square metre of real estate in town. This price will drop the further outside of the towns and cities you search. If you are renting when you first arrive; this is advisable until you have explored neighbourhoods, then you can expect to pay approximately R11,000 (£650) for a three bedroomed apartment/house per month.
There are plenty of good estate agents who can assist you. If you are moving to Cape Town a helpful site is http://www.knightfrank.co.za/cape-town-property.
Schools if moving to Cape Town
Cape Town offers plenty of choice when it comes to schooling. Most expat parents tend to send their children to one of the city’s international schools, but there are also some excellent and often less expensive private schools worth considering. There are a number of well-respected government schools too, so it may also be advisable to see if they have places available.
Cape Town has a good range of specialist International and bilingual schools. Help to select a school can be found at http://houtbay.iesedu.com/
Local Information when moving to Cape Town
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 when moving to Cape Town
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.
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