Services:

The programmes and services mentioned here are those most frequently requested but they are often modified and custom-tailored to suit the unique requirements of both the company responsible for the relocation and the executive and accompanying family.

 

Arrival Assitance & City Orientation
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A  stress-free arrival can influence how well and how quickly you settle in to your new life and it can also have a serious effect on your performance in your new position. Let us make it as easy and as enjoyable as possible by providing :

  •  Initial contact with the international assignee, mailing of questionnaire and an in-depth telephone  discussion to analyse your requirements.

  • Orientation visit – A reconnaissance visit prior to the move – as part of a regular business trip for you or with the family. One or two days to provide an overview of residential areas, properties and potential schools.

  • Personal welcome at the airport and help with car rental, hotel reservations, etc.

  • Practical tips and information on day-to-day life in Spain (supermarkets, sport facilities, medical centres, religious centres, leisure and entertainment...) Detailed information is also available from our Guide to Living in Spain.

  • Study of a number of residential areas (access to city, distance to schools and work, transport...).

 

Home Search & removals
Rental contract, utilities,...
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Using all the data that you provide we analyse your needs, identify properties that match your specifications and budget and establish a shortlist. Finding a suitable home is a top priority – our Home Search programme can take the stress out of this by -

  • Planning a homefinding schedule and organising appointments with real estate agents and landlords.

  • Accompanying the international assignee on all viewing appointments.

  • Evaluating the properties to identify the right neighbourhood and house (depending on family needs, access to city, distance to schools, etc.).

  • Giving advice on market prices.

  • Negotiating the rental price and conditions on behalf of assignee and his company.
  • Providing legal advice on rental contracts (getting the right clauses in the right contract)

  • Checking and translating the rental contract.

  • Dealing with registration of telephone and other telecommunications.

  • Contracting electricity, water, gas and other domestic utilities.

  • Providing contacts with electricians, gardeners, craftsmen, etc. for any work required before the property move-in.

  • Providing quality rental furniture – a cost-effective alternative to a hotel while waiting for your own household goods to arrive.

  • Coordinating shipment of personal belongings to and from anywhere in the world (providing contacts for international removal companies, etc.)

 

School Assistance
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Education is a complex and emotive area – it is imperative to have at your disposal the knowledge which will help you to choose the school that is right for your children in the short and in the long term.  We can assist you in this vital decision by –

  • Giving advice on local schools
  • Organisating school visits and appointment with headmasters
  • Enrolling children in the most suitable school.

First have a look at some of the school related sites on our Relocation Links site.

 

On-Going Support Program
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For one or two months or throughout your stay we can assist you by :

  • Preparing you for your new life in Spain with information on cultural activities and sports in the area, details of local welcome committees, organisations and clubs etc.

  • Our one or two day Cross Cultural and Language Training Programme could be an invaluable step in the adjustment process.

  • Dealing with insurance policies (house, car, medical ...)

  • Opening  bank accounts, establishing standing order payments..

  • Organising car rental or purchase.

  • Arranging language courses or one-to-one lessons.

  • Providing information on medical centres, hospitals and other social services.

  • Providing contacts with trustworthy baby-sitters, cleaning ladies....

 

Administrative Assistance
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Many years experience with Spanish bureaucracy allows us to deal quickly and efficiently with your paperwork – relax and let us arrange your –

  • Visa
  • Residence  permit
  • Work permit
  • Car registration]
  • Exchange of driving licence …..

 

Departure Assistance
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All good things have to come to an end – we can help you to enjoy the last few days of your stay as much as the rest  by :

  • Terminating  the rental contract

  • Coordinating the shipment of personal belongings (getting quotes from different international moving companies)

  • De-registrating the telephone line and domestic utilities (water, gas, electricity...)

  • Returning  the the property to the landlord, monitoring the return of security deposits, repairs and refurbishment work to be done, etc.

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