Relocating To the Cayman Islands & Shipping Solutions
Are you planning on relocating to the Cayman Islands: The territory comprises of three islands located south of Cuba and northwest of Jamaica, these islands are Grand Cayman, Cayman Brac and Little Cayman.
The islands have the highest standard of living in the Caribbean with tourism playing a large part in the i success of the islands. The Cayman Islands are also the fifth-largest banking centre in the world, with many expats job opportunities arising in this area. It is against the law for any expats to work without a valid work permit and visitors must apply for and hold work permits before arrival.
Property prices if you are relocating to the Cayman Islands
The average house prices on the islands are expensive; with prices of homes costing round CI $2,600,000. The Cayman Islands Real Estate Broker’s Association follows strict rules and regulations and publishes a magazine of listings, and this can be obtained upon request, free of charge. Information is also available through the association’s web site: http://www.cireba.com/
Schools if relocating to the Cayman Islands
The Cayman Islands has a good range of schools both government and in the private sector, expatriate children can attend government run schools but on a space-available basis and space is usually quite limited. Many expats will chose and international school.
Help to select a school can be found at: http://www.expat-quotes.com
Local Information if relocating to the Cayman Islands
When you first move to a new city finding your way around the local taxes and requirements can be daunting, a quick visit to the following website can help you on your way.
Travel if relocating to the Cayman Islands
There is a reasonable public transport system of taxis and mini buses for hire on the islands. However, most expats find that hiring or owning a car or motorcycles is the best option. There is a duty on imported personal cars, which can range from between 25-40%, depending on the cash value of vehicle.
It is easy to purchase a good used car on the island although you should expect to pay slightly more than you would in the USA.
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Currency Conversion If Moving To the Cayman Islands
The official currency of the Cayman Islands is the Cayman Island Dollar (denoted CI$), one US dollar buys about 80-82 cents worth of Cayman dollars.
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/
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International Removals if you are relocating to the Cayman Islands
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