Moving to Cherbourg
Are you thinking of moving to Cherbourg? The city is situated in Normandy and is a port town with a long and interesting seafaring history. It can easily be reached by ferry from Poole and Portsmouth with a crossing time of 4.5 hours from Poole and 3 hours from Portsmouth. The historic town has a popular commercial area with 1,400 shops and 5 outdoor markets every week.
It is a major economic force with job opportunities in the busy seaport and in commercial and administrative businesses. It had a university and a hospital. The town has a number of good restaurants and the old town has a splendid fresh fish market at Le Vieille Ville.
Property prices if you are thinking of moving to Cherbourg
Buying a property in Cherbourg is generally a straightforward and well-regulated process. It would be advisable to find an estate agent that can speak English; he will be able to arrange a notaire (French conveyancing lawyer).
Unless your command of the French language is very good, it is worth paying to have all documents translated into English before proceeding with the sale. Should you decide to rent a property you can expect to pay about 400 € per month for a one bedroomed apartment.
The following site has a selection of properties: Property Portal
Schools if moving to Cherbourg
The majority of expats choose to educate their children at an international school, especially if they only plan to stay for a few years. This option eliminates any concerns surrounding the language barrier and children are able to follow the curriculum of an expat’s home country.
The following site will help you find a suitable international school: Schools Portal
Local Information if moving to Cherbourg
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
Travel if moving to Cherbourg
Cherbourg is easily accessed by car and is about 6 hours from Paris. The town has a good network of buses but everything can be easily reached on foot. The main train station has direct trains to Paris St Lazare.
Currency Conversion If Moving To Cherbourg
The official currency in France is the euro (€). One euro is divided into 100 cents. Most credit and debit cards are accepted in France and ATMs can easily be found across the country. There is a good selection of local and international banks and opening a bank account is a simple and straightforward process.
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 has 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. Foreign-Exchange
European Removals If Moving To Cherbourg
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Because it is so important that your possessions are cared for throughout your entire process, White & Company are members of the British Association of Removers and all services performed are in accordance with European standard BS EN 12522.
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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