Moving to Oslo
Are you planning on moving to Oslo? It is the capital of Norway and its biggest city. If you decide to move there, you will benefit from high wages, a good work-life balance, low-cost high quality educational facilities and quality childcare.
Most Norwegians are very proficient at speaking English so you will easily be understood. If you are looking to find a job in Oslo, the key industries are: Oil and gas, energy and environment, communication technology and Maritime. Shipping is an area of high employment with over 10,000 people employed in that sector.
Property prices if you are thinking of moving to Oslo
Property prices in Oslo are expensive and one thing to bear in mind is that the real estate market in Norway is booming. You can expect to pay 54,375.00kr per square metre in the city centre.
The following real estate agent has a selection of properties: http://www.yelp.co.uk
Schools if moving to Oslo
There are a small number of international schools in Oslo that teach a British curriculum. Most expats either choose an international or private school.
The following site gives a list of what is available: http://www.easyexpat.com
Local Information If moving to Oslo
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.
Travel If moving to Oslo
The transport system across the whole of Norway is efficient and comprehensive. Oslo city centre has an excellent public transport network of trains, buses, trams, ferries and underground (T-Bane), mostly operated by Oslo Sporveier, so you will have no problems making a journey.
Driving in Oslo is fairly straightforward but the city is relatively small and navigating your way round can be difficult, as there is a complicated one-way system. With such good public transport it is not considered necessary to own a car.
Currency Conversion If Moving To Oslo
The official Norwegian currency is the Norwegian Krone, or NOK. It is recognised as one of the worlds most stable and powerful currencies.
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 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. https://www.whiteandcompany.co.uk/foreign-exchange/
European Removals Company if Moving to Oslo
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