Repatriation or ‘heading home’ after working and living overseas, can be a time of mixed emotions for the expat family. They’re excited to be moving back and reconnecting with family and friends and going back to all that’s familiar. But also sad to be leaving new friendships, interesting experiences and what may have been a charmed and exciting lifestyle.
Relocating to Australia from UK can be a daunting prospect for the family. Venturing into the unknown, many thousands of miles from friends, family and all that’s familiar.
But you will be pleasantly surprised to see many similarities and strong connections between the two countries. Same Head of State, English the common language, shared love of sports, to name but a few.
It’s widely known that moving house is one of the most stressful life events you can go through. The sheer organisation needed for the task is mammoth, especially if you don’t prepare for it well ahead of time.
With that in mind, here are our top 10 expert tips to help make your big move as breezy as can be.
Packing for overseas move can present a big challenge to most people, even those with good organising skills. There is lot more to consider compared to a local or interstate move, and gathering the right information beforehand is important. We have presented the five useful questions you should ask yourself if you’re moving overseas, so you’ll be better prepared for the tasks ahead.
When moving pets to Australia from another country, it is important to know that Australian quarantine regulations are very strict when it comes to importing animals. All pets are required to undergo a period of quarantine upon entering Australia in accordance with the Rabies Prevention Law. Current legislation requires pets to be quarantined for the period of 30 days.