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Submitted by Kay Villarreal on 10/03/2020

Moving overseas requires a lot of physical and mental preparation. There are many factors to expect like anxiety, stress and of course some excitement. I am here to give you a road path about everything there is to the new journey you're about to take. Here, you'll learn about the essentials in both the physical and mental state you would have to endure. The expenses of packing may influence your own selected path you'd want to take. Such as, what you may want to bring, what you need or don't, what you can't live without or would rather donate to Goodwill. Nothing in life comes cheap so all of these external factors may influence your perception of how you want to take this big step. Time is also something you may want to consider, anything you're packing with you will all need is time to travel.

It is as if youre your own international Amazon package. Nothing will be immediate so you will have to consider if you would like to take your car or not, and if you choose to do so, when exactly will you need your car? Will it get there at time of necessity or will you have to wait four to six weeks. And with this, you will also have to consider what method is most available to you? There are three ways you could choose to transport your vehicle overseas, such as AirFreight, through inside a plane but it comes more costly. In an article written by A-1 Auto Transport, it is mentioned that this method is mostly chosen when certain people prefer to transport their luxury vehicles. If you're wanting a cheaper alternative, there is the Ro/Ro.

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It is a ship where hundreds of cars can be transported at an efficient rate. If you're wanting something around the middle between these two methods there is a method named Container, which means your car would be stored inside a large container, where it would be the same from any damaging circumstances. Another external factor may be where exactly you'd be moving to. Whether it is because of a job or a personal decision. If it is a personal decision, have you considered the country's laws? The “new rules”? The cost it takes to live there? Take Seattle to Argentina as an example, to simply send your belongings, it will average out (no matter it being 2 BR or 4BR) to costing roughly about three thousand to twelve thousand dollars not including any external taxes and fees and plus an average about a four to six waiting period to get them shipped.

Before even beginning to apply numbers and calculations towards your necessities, are you able to live in another country? Do you feel capable and willing to learn a new language or keep improving a language if you already know it? Do you have everything ready to travel? Important documents, Visa and Passport information for International Relocation? Have you recently checked with the embassy of the country you're traveling to? According to A-1 Auto Transport, you must know the most recent and accurate information about the essentials of living and transportation of the country you're going to live in. How about residency? Being able to fully participate in a job? Start off by doing your own research and learning about what it takes to live in the country you are about to live in.

Crime rate? Natural disaster rate? How much do they pay? Is it expensive to live there? Processing this all must be very new, perhaps you have never lived in another country before or perhaps you've never dealt with the struggles of moving anywhere. Moving also takes a big toll on you when moving, you may find yourself asking “will I be able to communicate?” “Will I be able to make friends?” “will I feel at home?” or if you're moving with your family, some other questions may be rising through your brain like “will my kids like it?” “will my husband/wife like it?” The act of moving requires more than the physicalities. It requires strength. It requires the strength to encompass and embark on a different and new journey, no matter if it is near or far. It can take so much out of relationships and emotions to be able to move. But if your head is clear and set on this decision, there is nothing to worry about other than the massive excitement. You will find yourself at a brick wall at many points, but it will ultimately lead you to where you belong, whether that be in your new home or your home.

Submitted by Kay Villarreal on 10/03/2020

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