Your Trusted Checklist for Moving Abroad with Robinsons

Oxfordshire, Uk (PressExposure) July 27, 2009 -- With recent reports from the World Wide Web showing that many Brits are searching online for properties to buy abroad, Robinsons removals company have come up with some with a checklist for you to keep as your bible throughout your journey to your final destination.

The results revealed that throughout May 2009 Spain was noted as the country with the most searches for buying property abroad, with the destination accounting for 30.53 per cent of all searches.

In fact Spain is becoming such a popular place to move, have seen searches for Spanish properties increase by 27 per cent in the previous 12 months.

Robinsons keep a keen eye on what is going on in the emigration world and know exactly what they are talking about when it comes to moving abroad, wherever your destination may be.

From Italy to New Zealand, international movers [] are never left in the dark as Robinsons overseas removals company have all the information you need to make your move fast and efficient.

The Big Countdown to moving day

When you are looking to move home there is always an endless list of things to do and organise.

To make sure you don’t miss a thing, Robinsons have come up with a list for you to stick by up to 6 weeks before moving.

Keep it in a safe place, abide by it and you can’t go far wrong!

5-6 weeks before moving

• Check that your passports and visas are valid • Check whether any permits are required e.g. for residency, work or vehicles • Check your travel documents and tickets • Collate all your personal documents e.g. birth certificates, marriage certificates and medical records • Advise your solicitor, bank, doctor, dentist, insurance company, building society • Cancel subscriptions to clubs and magazines • Notify Schools

3-4 weeks before moving

• Complete the Robinsons insurance form • Dispose of the items you don't want to take • Supply a contact number in the UK for after you have moved • Supply your overseas contact address and phone number • Ask for final accounts for gas, water and electricity • Complete all outstanding credit agreements • Cancel all rental agreements • Run down stocks of food and drink • Confirm your removal date with Robinsons

2. weeks before moving abroad

• Arrange for mail to be forwarded • Clean garden tools, bicycles, etc • Arrange care for children and pets on moving day • Arrange for mains services to be disconnected • Advise your newsagent and milkman and pay their final accounts • Empty lockers at school and work • Return or retrieve any items on loan • Drain fuel from motor mowers • Dispose of plants and perishable food

1-2 days before moving abroad

• Separate all personal items which are to travel with you e.g. keys, documents, passports, tickets, certificates, currency, clothing, etc • Disconnect, clean and dry any electrical appliances that you wish to take • Arrange with neighbours to leave sufficient parking space for the removal vehicle

On Moving Day

• Remain on hand in case the packers have any questions • Check all rooms, cupboards, walls, loft, garage and shed to make sure nothing has been left behind.

With Robinsons, overseas removals [] can be assured that their belongings are in safe hands, with a team of specialist packing and distributing experts on hand to ensure the efficient and smooth delivery of your products to their final destination.

If you are looking to move your office abroad, Robinsons deal with office removals to make sure your goods arrive in one piece.

For more information about their products and services visit Robinsons removals company today.


Notes to Editors

Established in 1895, Robinsons International has been a leading provider of quality moving and storage services in the UK, Europe and internationally for well over a century

Robinsons is the leading international removals company in the UK, providing a variety of moving and storage services for over 100 years.

About Robinsons International Removals

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OX14 1TN,
Tel: 01235 552271

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