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Moving Service Beginner Part 1

12 May 2022

Moving to a new place is an adventure. Some may feel excited about it, while some may not. To release some anxiety and stress about moving, you should know more about it. Not many people have sound knowledge of moving since it is not a frequent activity that everyone enjoys. However, you would wish to know a bit more about it when it comes to you. Here is the common moving terminology you better know before moving.

 

Expat

An expat is a person temporarily or permanently residing in a country other than that of their citizenship. For example, a British living in Hong Kong is an expat.

Expat

Moving

The word, moving, expresses the idea of transporting one’s belongings from one dwelling to another. It can also refer to a person’s move from one place to another.

 

Relocation

Relocation services are different from moving. Instead of just moving the belongings, the relocation companies provide services like school search for kids and orientation to help them settle in a new place. In general, relocation services are mainly targeted at multinational companies, helping them ensure the successful transfer of thousands of employees across the globe. In today’s global economy, the need for international workers seems never-ending, even during a recession.

 

Let’s continue in Part 2! If you would like assistance with shipping or relocation support, contact your local Asian Tigers office or reach out to us via our online contact us.

If you found this article interesting, you might also be interested in taking a look at 8 Things to Consider When Calculating International Moving Costs – Part 2; Learn From My Shipping Mistakes (So You Don’t Make Them Too), Set Yourself Up For A Successful Expat Experience, and Expat Life – Moving Abroad During Covid-19.

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