Congratulations! You have decided to live out the dream and become one of the 240,000 UK expats currently enjoying the searing sun, exciting career opportunities, and famously lavish lifestyle that Dubai offers. You will understandably be keen to book your removal and relocate as soon as possible, but it is crucial to properly plan your move over to Dubai, since there are laws, customs, and requirements to consider that differ from the UK.
Continue reading as we outline what you need to consider before moving to Dubai and what it is like to live there.
New Zealand is a popular destination for Brits looking to escape the endless British cold winters and unpredictable summers for sunshine and hot weather all year-round. New Zealand is a country full of stunning landscapes, exquisite beaches, and vibrant cities.
Apart from having a shared history and language with the UK, the immense love of cricket and rugby also brings the countries together, making cultural integration easy. With low crime rates, high-quality healthcare facilities and a first-class education system, it is unsurprising that many individuals and families are deciding to relocate to New Zealand.
Read on to find out the key things to consider before you move to New Zealand.
Over the last few decades, the world has increasingly become a global village and is more interconnected than ever before, making relocation an exciting, life-changing and challenging prospect for many.
Moving to another country offers you the opportunity to leave your past behind and start a new chapter in your life. Many people also choose to broaden their skills and develop their career in another country, allowing them to meet new people, learn a foreign language and experience diverse cultures.
Continue reading to find out the several reasons why moving abroad can be great for your career.
The Spanish capital, Madrid, is a dream place for people who intend to celebrate the inseparable elements of human history, like art, music, literature, sculptures and even religion.
Madrid is developing every year from the perspectives of urbanisation and sustainable development. The capital city, Madrid was recently ranked the best city in Europe for expats, making it an excellent place to emigrate to. Moreover, Madrid welcomes every individual, regardless of their sexual orientation, culture, or religion. Although the history of Madrid is as old as the history of religions, the Spanish capital is still a city with utmost dynamism, filled with young and energetic people enjoying all the culture it has to offer.
Continue reading as we outline what you need to consider before moving to Madrid and what it is like to live here.
It is fair to say that we at Matthew James Global Relocations, as with many other companies, were extremely concerned about the impact that Brexit would have on our European operations.
As of the beginning of the year, Brexit has put an end to the free movement of people between the United Kingdom and other EU countries. This, of course, left European removal companies with a great deal of uncertainty as to whether we could continue to move our clients with as much ease as we did before the UK’s departure from the European Union.
Continue reading as we outline how Brexit will affect your ability to move to and from the UK and EU states and the impact we have seen on the removals process.
Matthew James Global Relocation never walks away from a challenge, and this is exactly what Raj Khaira, one of our team of Move Managers, faced when he received an enquiry for a move to Venice. The client explained that they had been informed ‘If Matthew James cannot do it, nobody can’.
Matthew James Global Relocations has strengthened its already impressive fleet of vehicles, with the addition of five brand new, ultra-lightweight SprintMAX low-loader vans from the UK’s leading supplier, Maxi Mover; the craftsmanship and service levels that they offer is second to none.
Portugal is a fusion of blistering sun, beautiful beaches, impeccable cuisine and friendly locals, all of which make it one of the most attractive places for UK expats to emigrate to. Approximately 49,000 Brits currently reside in Portugal, which is unsurprising given its warm, Mediterranean climate, affordability and relaxed pace of life.
If you are thinking of relocating to Portugal from the UK, then read our essential guide for UK expats.
The decision to move abroad is not one to be taken lightly, but with the correct planning and the right reasons, it could be the best decision you will ever make.
Continue reading as we round-up some of the main reasons as to why people might decide to pack up their life and move abroad.