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Moving

Are you moving your possessions to Turkey?  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 Turkey

For expats retiring to sunnier climes, particularly outside of the EU, the need to research and be sure of where and what they are going to be dealing with is of utmost importance. Knowing what to expect from your potential new home is the key to your future happiness. In Turkey, you will find that it is relatively simple to slip into an expat life surrounded by a good network of friends who are both locals and fellow expats. These much-needed friendship groups will provide  More...


Moving your pets abroad

They are often considered to be a part of the family but very little thought is given to the finance and the planning required to taking a pet abroad – or in some cases back to your origin country. If you are bringing a pet into Turkey then the following documents should be legalised by the Turkish consulate abroad: A certificate of health stating that the animal is in good health and that it has been vaccinated against rabies, issued not more than 15 days  More...


Moving your property to Turkey

When planning a move to Turkey, you will need to take the time to plan how you intend to transport all of your worldly goods. There are three main options to consider: using a professional moving company, hiring a “Man with a Van” or buying/ renting a van and driving there yourself. Read on to find out more or to go straight to our detailed guide to the removals process, click  More...


Renting a home

To live the dream in Turkey can be idyllic – sun, sea, sand and a glass of wine on the balcony overlooking yet another blood red sunset. Now take the rose-tinted specs off and quietly file them away.Once the honeymoon period of romantic nights and languishing on loungers has passed, the new expat will be looking to get to grips with prices, the cost of living and working out how to make their Turkish Lira linger a little longer in the supermarket aisles. As Europe  More...


What to take when you relocate

The thought of moving to Turkey can be a daunting prospect, especially when you start thinking about the logistics of removals. With thousands of different objects, each of a different shape, size and value, to potentially pack and transport, it is not always easy to decide what to take with you. Added to that, you may be renting when you first arrive in Fethiye, Alanya or wherever you move to. There is an art to packing items for overseas transportation, so it is worth hiring  More...


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