Moving to Reus
Are you thinking of moving to Reus? It’s both the birthplace of Gaudí and one of Catalonia’s most culturally active towns. The town centre is full of old stone buildings and modernist architecture. It has excellent bars, shops and restaurants and a generally relaxed and low-key ambiance.
Reus is only 15 – 20 minutes drive from one of Europe’s biggest theme parks – Port Aventura. The people in Reus primarily speak Catalan, and as a second language they speak Castillano. If you are relocating to Reus it will be easier if you can speak one of the above, but many people do speak some English as well.
Local Information if you are thinking of moving to Reus
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: Tax & Bank Information
Property prices if you are thinking of moving to Reus
Expats will find housing and property rental prices are quite low in Reus. If you want to buy a house and don’t speak Spanish, then a local real estate agent can help you. They will know the town and will be able to advise you on the different areas to live. You can expect to pay approximately 1600.00 euros per square meter for an apartment in the centre of town.
The following site has a selection of properties: Property Portal
Schools if moving to Reus
Expats, particularly those who only intend to stay in Reus for the short-term usually choose an international school, they can offer a British curriculum or the International Baccalaureate (IB). They are ideal for expats who want their children educated in the English language, with the possibility of going on to university in the UK or the United States.
The following site has a selection of international schools: http://www.eslbase.com/schools/spain
Travel if you are thinking of moving to Reus
The public transport system in the city is reliable, efficient and safe. Many expats choose to drive in Spain and there are several laws that may be different from Britain. Cars in Spain drive on the right hand side of the road and are required to flash their vehicle’s lights before overtaking the car in front of them. Reus has its own airport, which is 10 minutes drive from the centre of town. It is served by the budget airline Ryanair.
Currency Conversion If Moving To Reus
Since 1999, Spain has used the Euro (EUR) as its official currency. One euro is divided into 100 cents. It will be relatively straightforward to open a bank account in Reus. You will need to be over 18, have some proof of Identity and address. Residents will also need to produce their NIE certificate.
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