Moving To Geneva & Finding A Reliable BAR Registered Removals Company
Are you are thinking of moving to Geneva and need a European removals company? The city is considered to be Switzerland’s most international city, and has been a long established destination for British ex-pats. It has the European headquarters of the World Health Organisation and United Nations as well as Dell and IBM. The official language in Geneva is French but Spanish, German, Russian and English are all spoken.
One thing to bear in mind if you are considering moving to Geneva is the high cost of living. Especially concerning the cost of accommodation, this is because there is a considerable housing shortage.
It is also mandatory for anyone moving to Geneva to purchase a health insurance policy within three months of arrival in Switzerland. This is not usually provided by the employer and should be budgeted for when you move.
Currency Conversion if Moving to Geneva
The local currency is the Swiss Franc (CHF), which is divided into 100 rappen, or ceimes (for the French speaking parts of the nation).
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. https://www.whiteandcompany.co.uk/foreign-exchange/
Finding a property if you are thinking of moving to Geneva
It is legal, although expensive and difficult to purchase a property in Geneva, foreign nationals should ideally have a Type C Residence Permit. It is possible to make a purchase without this, but it will be subject to numerous restrictions on the type and location of the property you are allowed to buy. Estate agents promote their houses on the major property sites such as: http://search.knightfrank.co.uk/property-for-sale/switzerland/geneva
Schools if moving to Geneva
There are a number of highly regarded international schools in Geneva. Help to select a school can be found at: http://www.easyexpat.com
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 following website can help you on your way. Simply visit: http://www.expatarrivals.com
Public transport in Geneva is generally excellent, however, it is expensive. The transport system is always punctual, clean and comfortable. The standard of the road networks in Geneva and throughout the whole of Switzerland is very good. If you are planning to stay in Geneva for over a year, you will need to exchange your international driving license for a Swiss driving license after 12 months.
This item is brought to you by www.whiteandcompany.co.uk the European removals storage and shipping company serving Geneva and the surrounding area.
White & Company were also proud winners of the British Association of Removers ‘Overseas Mover of the Year’ Competition 2016 & finalists for 2017
European Removals To Geneva
This service is aimed at people moving to Geneva and for those looking for a removals, storage and shipping company.
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.