How to plan for your move in uncertain times

Posted by RR

In this time of global uncertainty, many of your relocation plans have been impacted. You are now adapting to a new living routine, trying to calm your nerves and looking after yourself and your family, it can seem impossible to plan for your move right now. However, it’s never too early to plan your move abroad when the world eventually ramps back up. The more time you have to plan, the better.


Here are some tips to help you plan your move in this uncertain period.
   1. Do your research

From differences in culture and climate to how you will spend your leisure time. Decide what needs to be done prior to your move, such as visa applications and renewals, and what needs to be done after you arrive, like finding a local doctor and grocery store.

   2. Moving solo or with family

If you’re on your own, chances are you’ll want to make friends quickly. If you’re moving with a partner, they may be interested in job opportunities. Young families will have different requirements from those with teenagers. Who’s moving with you has a major impact on where you go, what to look for and what you’ll need from your new home.

   3. Securing your finances

Financial matters raise some of the biggest concerns for people moving abroad. From opening and closing bank accounts, through managing pensions to disparities in tax, these questions should be addressed as early as possible.

    4. Develop a complete inventory 

Take the time to understand the logistical and transport costs – from packing to airfares, and sea or air freight costs. Depending on what you are taking, air freight, while faster than road or sea, is generally much more expensive. You decide what’s going with you and, if you’re planning on coming back, what’s going into storage. You should look to develop a complete inventory of all your possessions to make sure nothing is missed. Crown is fully digital, and they are able to conduct Virtual Consultations without having to come to your home.


Crown Relocations has a dedicated team to help people who have already moved and are seeking advice about a future move they are planning. Crown understands there is a lot of information being shared online so they aim to help people by providing recommendations and guidelines. While Crown endeavors to continue business as usual, they are taking all necessary steps to ensure their operational teams and office staff are operating in a safe environment, protect their customers and continue to provide the high levels of service.


Please contact Crown Relocations via this email address and share with anyone you know who is also in this position.


Call +852 2636 8399 or visit Crown Relocations website for more information.

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