Are You Moving To Kassel & Need A Removals Quote?
Moving to Kassel? Kassel is located on the Fulda River in the Northern Hesse. It is often called the “Capital of the German Fairy Tale Route”. This is because of its magnificent parks, historic architecture and monuments. The centre of Kassell suffered much damage during WW2 and was rebuilt in a post-war fashion. This area of the city is now dominated by banks and insurance companies.
Schools if moving to Kassel
The standard of education in Kassel is generally very good. The majority of expats will choose an international school, especially if they only plan to stay in Kassel for only a few years. This option eliminates any concerns surrounding the language barrier.
The following site will help you find a suitable international school: Schools Portal
Local Information If Moving To Kassel
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.
Simply visit: banking & Tax Information
Accommodation if you are thinking of moving to Kassel
Buying a property in Kassel is generally a straightforward process and with the economy still in a state of recovery following the global credit crisis, property prices are lower. That said, most expats still choose to live in rented accommodation.
There are several ways to find a place to live in Kassel. The easiest is through an Immobilienhändler, (a real estate agent). The disadvantage to this method is the high cost: these firms are allowed by law to charge two months’ basic rent, as well as sales tax, for the place they find you. Their fee is completely separate from the deposit you’ll have to pay to the landlord, which will amount to another two to three months’ rent.
If you intend to live in the city, you an expect to pay a monthly rent of €400 (£353) for a one bedroomed apartment. Outside the city the cost drops to €251 (£221).
The following site has a selection of properties for sale and rent: Property Portal
Travel if you are thinking of moving to Kassel
The city has a good tram, bus and streetcar system. A public transport Wochenkarte ticket will allow you to travel as much as you like on trams, streetcars and buses for a full week from date of issue. Fast ICE trains stop at Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe station. To reach to the city centre, jump on trams N°1 or 3 from platform 3. Tickets are available from machines on the platform and on the tram. The closest airport is Frankfurt
Currency Conversion If Moving To Kassel
The official currency in Germany is the euro (€). One euro (EUR) is divided into 100 cents. Most credit or debit cards are accepted in Kassel and there are plenty of ATMs. Many international banks have branches in Kassel. The major banks are Bayerische Vereinsbank, Westdeutsche Landesbank, PostBank and DeutscheBank.
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. Currency Portal
European Removals If Moving To Kassel
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