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7 Ways to Survive Onboard a 17 Hour Flight with Toddlers

With the recent historic first non-stop commercial flight from the UK to Australia, it brings up a lot of questions about what this actually means in practice for flyers. Yes, you and your family are indeed spared the frustrating changeovers – disembarking, walking, queuing, waiting around, boarding again! However, let’s not forget that 17 hours is a long time to be cooped up in a confined space. As adults, it can present a whole host of interesting challenges and when you ... Read more

2018’s Best places to retire abroad

If you are considering retiring abroad in 2018 or just curious where the best places might be then according to a report by The International Living Annual Global Retirement Index, the number 1 location is Costa Rica (up from No.4 in 2017). The International Living Annual Global Retirement Index collects data for 24 countries, ranking them for 12 categories ranging from health care to climate to entertainment and amenities. They also rank each country on its stability and its political environment. Top 10 ... Read more

HMRC replaces C3 and C104A import forms with the new online ToR01 system.

Since the 1st January 2017 HMRC have been transitioning the new ‘Transfer of Residence’ (ToR) online application form, which is now mandatory for applicants changing their country of residence to the UK and wishing to import used personal and household effects with them. The ToR01 application form must be completed online for submission by post or email to HMRC in advance of their belongings arrival in the UK. It replaces the manual C3 Customs Declaration forms, and must be completed by any ... Read more

Not always a smooth ride for Expats living abroad!

Moving home has always been a stress inducing experience, if you add relocating abroad to the mix the stress levels increase tenfold. However, for years thousands of people from the UK have successfully made their homes in other countries around the globe. Many of these are young professionals, entrepreneurs, and students, but retirees make up a large chunk of these British expats living abroad. Spain is the most popular location for British expat retirees due to the warmer climate and the ... Read more

Thinking of moving to Indonesia?

Explore a taste of Indonesia - Britannia Movers Indonesia has always been a sleeping giant in South East Asia. Social and political instability as well as its vast geography have historically disabled its efforts to take a firm footing on the world economic stage. In recent times consecutive Governments have finally managed to address many of the issues such as corruption and security that had previously deterred overseas investment and a strong physical footprint from Western companies. As a result, Indonesia (like China ... Read more
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