If you need guidance on any aspect of removal to France, tap into our first-hand experience. We’re always happy to share insider tips and contacts that make the process less daunting. 
Key Services for Moving to France 
From start to finish, we offer specialised guidance and physical moving services: 
● Pre-Move Consultations: A dedicated move coordinator will assess your needs, timeline, and budget to customise a stress-free move plan. 
● Immigration Paperwork Assistance: We help demystify French residency/visa requirements and provide proper customs forms. 
● Packing/Unpacking: Our expert team will pack and later unpack your items with care according to an inventory list. 
● Crating/Storage: We can transport specialty items like pianos, and art in secure custom wooden crates. Storage options too. 
● Loading/Unloading: Using professional equipment, we'll efficiently load your shipment at the origin and unload at your French destination. 
● Transportation/Shipping: We coordinate trusted freight forwarders to safely transport your belongings in climate-controlled containers. 
● Destination Services: From unloading to unpacking, furniture assembly, home cleaning, and more - we're your one-stop shop. 
How Movers International Handles Removals to France 
Below outlines how we expertly facilitate moving services to France from start to finish: 
Pre-Move Preparations 
● Consultation with the move coordinator 
● Create detailed inventory 
● Obtain immigration/customs paperwork 
● Schedule packing/loading date 
● Protective wrapping of all items 
● Load boxes & crates methodically onto the truck 
● Secure speciality items like vehicles and pianos 
● Coordinate trusted freight forwarders 
● Continual shipment tracking updates 
● Climate-controlled containers 
● Sea and/or land transportation 
● Unload shipment safely and efficiently 
● Unpack boxes/crates methodically 
● Optional furniture reassembly 
● Remove excess packaging debris 
How to Prepare for Your Move to France 
Here are tips on how to set yourself up for a smooth removal to France
Immigration Logistics 
● Research visa/residency requirements for your situation 
● Start the application process early to allow enough processing time 
● Collect all required documents (identification, health certificates, income statements etc.) 
Housing Considerations 
● Decide between renting, buying, short vs long-term 
● Research market prices in different areas 
● Consider proximity to schools/workplaces 
● Furnished vs unfurnished 
● Virtual viewings before arrival 
Banking/Insurance Setup 
● Open a French bank account 
● Transfer savings/set up direct deposit 
● Acquire health insurance coverage 
● Consider home, life, and car insurance policies 
Shipment Logistics 
● Obtain itemised moving quotes 
● Ensure the moving company handles customs clearance 
● Confirm home insurance covers belongings in transit 
● Pack a separate air freight bag with essentials 
Preparing these key elements before your move date will ensure you hit the ground running once you arrive. Contact our relocation consultants to get started. 
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