Are you moving your possessions to Canada? What should you give away versus what should you move? What do you need to look for in a removals company? How do they work? How much does it cost? What about moving pets? Get this and much more in our moving section.
Retiring to Canada
The dream of retiring to Canada is becoming a reality for more and more
British citizens. Many expats have made the move across the Atlantic in
order to enjoy their twilight years in a relaxed, easy going country with
reasonable living costs.
Although there are currently no formal retirement visas offered by
Immigration Canada, retirees can apply for residency via the sponsorship
program, providing they have an eligible relative or friend to sponsor
them. Or, it is More...
Taking your pets with you to Canada
For many people that emigrate to Canada there is one member of their
immediate family that they couldn't possibly consider leaving behind -
their family pet. Moving with a pet is a complicated procedure and involves
many aspects that you will need to consider. You will need to get the
relevant vaccinations for your pet, complete all the necessary paperwork
and this is before you go about arranging the actual flights.
Fortunately for cats and dogs entering Canada from the UK More...
Moving your belongings to Canada
Moving overseas is a far more complex procedure than moving locally. In
fact, one of the major challenges you will face during your relocation from
the UK to Canada will be the actual movement of your possessions.
Read on to find out more or to go straight to our detailed guide to the
removals process, click here
There are many companies that provide an international moving service so
Renting before you buy in Canada
For a variety of reasons many expats moving to Canada decide to rent
property at first rather than buy. Purchasing a property is a massive
commitment and that's why some expats prefer to enter a fixed term
lease so that they can ensure they are happy to be in that location before
buying their first Canadian home. Should there be any concerns about the
area or other issues such as employment, renting a property will mean it is
easier to move to a new city or province if More...
What to take when you relocate
If you plan to move your furniture and possessions from your home in the
UK to a new property in Canada you will need to go through one of the many
companies that provide an international moving service. The company you
choose and the level of service they provide will depend on your own
requirements and budgetary constraints, e.g. if you want to cut costs you
can forgo a door to door service and pick up your possessions yourself from
If you are concerned More...