Deciding to move overseas can be overwhelming, but let me assure you, living in London is more than worth it. And anyway, you don’t have to worry – I’ve taken care of all of the thinking for you!
This Moving To London section details all of the things big and small that you’ll need to take care of before you go and when you arrive in London. London checklist – check
The first thing on your list of things to do before moving to London is to check out what visa you are eligible for. This can change quite regularly, so it’s worth confirming your options with the British High Commission. As a starting point, here I have given a breakdown of the most common visa types and their eligibility criteria.
If you’ve never moved abroad before then the very thought can be extremely daunting, especially working what what you need to do and when. This checklist covers every little thing you’ll need to think of, ensuring you’re organised and stress-free on your moving day.
Flights could easily be your biggest expense when moving to London, but with some smart planning you can easily bag yourself a cheap flight. This section includes my tips for finding the best deals.
Whether you’re using a removal company, a shipping service or transporting your own things with you by plane or car, I’ve listed all the options here for making sure your treasured belongings arrive in London in one piece.
Only want to move to London for a short while? No worries, the city is set up for it more than anywhere else in the world!
Being a Londoner means contenting with rain, busy streets and many other crazy occurrences on a daily basis, so there’s a few things you’ll need to buy before or when you arrive.
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Places to stay when you first arrive that wont break the bank.
If you don’t know London well it can be hard to decide where you want to live, so to help you with this I’ve written descriptions for London’s most livable suburbs and what you can expect in each.
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London weather has a bad reputation, but it’s not as bad as you might think, and when it’s good, it’s good! Here’s what you can expect in terms of climate in the UK capital.