Do You Need Removals Companies Serving Benidorm?
Removals Benidorm Spain; if you are moving and searching for removals to Benidorm in Spain: White & Company have been providing a full removals and storage solution in the area for the past eighty years. As founder members of BAR, FIDI & OMNI. White & Company can provide for a local move, to or from anywhere in the UK, to Europe or to any international destination.
Planning Your Move
Planning your move as early as possible is definitely beneficial, as there are a host of things that need to happen to ensure your move takes place on the day or days you require. One of your first tasks should be to arrange a written quote from an established removal firm.
White & Company can offer a free home survey to assess your moving and storage requirements. Our professional surveyor will identify the volume of goods you are moving and supply you with a detailed quotation within 48 hours of a home visit.
Choosing a removal company
It goes without saying that your belongings are precious and should be handled and moved with care throughout the entire moving process. You will want to know that your worldly possessions will be treated with respect from the moment the movers arrive until the last item is placed into your new home.
Choosing White & Company, who are a BAR, FIDI & OMNI registered removal expert, will ensure you are using a company that meets the highest standards within the removals industry. Our removal staff have the necessary training, expertise, experience and professionalism to carry out your move as efficiently as possible.
Before committing to a removals company, it would be wise to check that they hold sufficient insurance to cover. White & Company offers comprehensive insurance and will be happy to supply you with full details.
White & Company
With branches across the UK contact your local branch or call the Spain team on the number below, to arrange a free removals quote.
Tel: 01202 901 330
Map showing location of Bournemouth branch of White & Company where moves to Spain are managed.
• Mon 09:00 – 17:00
• Tue 09:00 – 17:00
• Wed 09:00 – 17:00
• Thu 09:00 – 17:00
• Fri 09:00 – 17:00
• Sat 09:00 – 12:00
• Sun Closed
Packing your possessions
Once you have decided to move home, you should consider if you wish to pack your possessions yourself or arrange for a removal company to pack some or all of your effects for you. If you choose to pack yourself, White & Company can supply you with top quality packaging materials delivered to you as and when you need them.
If you would like us to pack for you, we will ensure china and glassware are wrapped in special paper and then packed in double-thickness cartons; furniture can be wrapped in bubble blanket for extra protection; and items requiring specialist care, such as antiques, can be packed in made-to-measure wooden crates. On arrival at your new home we can provide an unpacking service and on leaving you, we will remove all cartons and packaging materials leaving your home free from any waste.
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: Banking & Tax Information
Travel in Benidorm
Benidorm has an excellent public transport system with buses and trains. The train station is in the old town where you can get trains to Alicante, Barcelona and Madrid. There are plenty of safe and reliable taxis, with taxi ranks on almost every street corner. Bus routes are colour-coded for easy navigation and the buses are cheap, air-conditioned and modern. Alicante is the nearest airport and takes about 40 minutes by car or taxis.
Property prices in Benidorm
The cost of living and property prices are relatively similar to other European cities. Most expats will choose to rent a property, at least in the short term. As a general rule, the closer to the city centre you choose to live, the higher the rent or property price.
The following site has a selection of properties: http://www.benidormhomes.com/
Since 1999, Spain has used the Euro (EUR) as its official currency. It will be relatively straightforward to open a bank account in Benidorm. You will need to be over 18, have some proof of Identity and address. Residents will also need to produce their NIE certificate.
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. Foreign-Exchange
Education in Benidorm
There is a good choice of schools in Benidorm:
Sierra Bernia School S.L. http://www.sierraberniaschool.es/
Elian’s British School La Nucía http://elians.com/
Asociación Waldorf la Marina http://www.escuela-waldorf.org/
Altea International School http://altea-international-school.es/AIS/
Costa Blanca International College http://www.costablancacollege.com/
Expats, particularly those who have teenage children or only intend to stay in Benidorm for the short-term usually choose an international school, offering a British curriculum or the International Baccalaureate (IB).
The following site has a list of English language schools: http://www.eslbase.com/schools/spain
Until the 1960’s Benidorm was a small fishing village, that has all changed and it is now known for its hotel industry, beaches and as an expat retirement location. Well known for the package holiday, its economy relies heavily on tourism. The old town of Benidorm is a maze of narrow streets and little plazas. You will find lots of shops here and hundreds of places to eat and drink.
Benidorm has a thriving British expat community with many people planning their retirement here, if you are looking for a ‘home away from home’, this resort could be the ideal place to enjoy your retirement. Benidorm is also popular with families for its excellent theme parks including the enormous water park Aqualandia and Terra Mítica.
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