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Kinds of shipping pallets to use for overseas shipping

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This discussion goes over the kinds of pallets that can be used to prepare an overseas self pack shipment.  If you are planning a self-pack international move you are probably going to need to fill your own pallet boxes and set them on top of a shipping pallet. Pallets come in a variety of sizes and materials and depending on ...

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Go Abroad: What you need to know before you leave

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Before setting out on your journey to go abroad, understand that the adventure you are about set out on will hold more new experiences than you can imagine. That’s why I am going to share with you what you need to know before you leave and start your new life. Going abroad is not always about living in paradise or ...

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How to Pack A Pallet For Moving Abroad

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One of the ways you can save money on your moving cost is to pack a pallet box or container yourself instead of hiring someone to do it for you. This is called a self pack move. A Self pack move means just as it sounds, you pack your goods and the carrier will pick the pallets up at your ...

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Deciding to move abroad?

Tourist looking at the coastline

Weighing a decision to move abroad is opportunity knocking at your door that does not come often. You can ask advice from friends and family or talk with expats about their lives abroad but the truth of it is there are no two people or life experiences that will grantee you if moving abroad is the right decision for you. ...

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The four signs of relocation stress

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No one realizes how stress can build up and there are four easy signs to help you know when you have hit the melting point of relocation stress. Tom and Elizabeth moved into the perfect home with a breath taking view overlooking the coastline of Aruba. No more cold weather, no more sitting in traffic. Six months to a year later Elizabeth ...

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What to pack when moving abroad

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The best place to get advice on what to pack when you move abroad is from people who have actually moved overseas. A lot of moving company websites like to promote their moving services and give you their version of how to save money or time on an international move. And that’s quite ok if you are taking a job ...

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10 things to consider before you move abroad

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As someone who has moved abroad many times over many countries no matter where I go I always have to make adjustments in my life that most people would never think about if they want to live in another country so I put together a list of 10 common things to consider before you move abroad. If you are planning ...

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How to prepare to move abroad

Moving internationally is not as easy as packing a suitcase and boarding a plane ,which is why I will share with you first hand from experience, some of the  tips on how to prepare to move abroad. If you own property, have a family, friends and financial obligations then it is not that simple.  A lot of people make the ...

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