Moving to the Netherlands
Are you planning on moving to the Netherlands? The country is well known for its liberal views and tolerance. The Netherlands has a varied expat community with people from Morocco, Turkey, Germany and Indonesia as well as England.
It is often looked upon as being the legal capital of the world, with The Hague holding five international courts and tribunals. It is also the headquarters of the European police.
Accommodation if you are thinking of moving to the Netherlands
There is a wide choice of property available in the Netherlands; most expats choose to rent an apartment or house at least until they become familiar with the country.
Housing in the east of the Netherlands is a lot cheaper than in the west; the following site has a selection of properties to rent or buy: http://www.colliers.com/en-gb/netherlands
Schools if moving to the Netherlands
Most expats choose to educate their children in international schools and these are mostly concentrated in the main cities and often prove to be the best option for older children or for families staying in the Netherlands for a relatively short time.
The following site will help you find a suitable school: http://www.expatica.com/nl
Local Information if moving to the Netherlands
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: http://www.expatarrivals.com
Travel if moving to the Netherlands
Travelling around the Netherlands is easy, safe and affordable. It has one of the most advanced public transport systems in the world, making travel reliable and enjoyable.
There is an extensive rail network with high-speed trains called “fyra” operating between Amsterdam, Rotterdam Antwerp, Brussels and Breda.
Currency Conversion If moving to the Netherlands
The currency of the Netherlands is the Euro; this is divided into 100 cents. Coins come in denominations of one, two, five, 10 and 20 cents.
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/
International Removals if you are relocating to the Netherlands
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