When you're prepared for all of the potential complications involved with international relocation, you can focus on what matters most, whether that's preparing your new career or planning for your next big adventure.
Those moving abroad may not know what expat destination offers the best lifestyle and working opportunities. Here's our guide to where's hot and where's not.
Relocating overseas means expenses like sea freighting valuables. However, there are costs people don't consider before moving abroad - we cover them here.
A relaxed lifestyle and friendly people may make a trans-Tasman relocation seem easy - but here are three things to consider before moving to New Zealand.
The plane wheels touched down, I cleared customs and then I could feel reality setting in. I could feel the beads of sweat. I was back in Sydney and the February humidity hit me like a sticky tidal wave before I’d even left the airport. After an emotional reunion with my family at arrivals, [...]
Like a proud parent, OSS World Wide Movers is proud to announce it has had another two employees join the 10+ years of service club and one join the 20+ years! Cameron Hines – National Operations Manager – 20 years Balvinder Singh – Group Financial Controller – 10 years Erin Wray (now Richie) – [...]
Had a lovely experience with the company. From the paperwork, our non stop email communication, as well as the delivery, it was perfect. I packed most of the goods except for the furniture and we got it all in excellent condition. They have been so professional with everything and I recommend you to choose [...]
We moved from Melbourne to Singapore from a 3 bedroom house and before i chose OSS , did lots of research, i was highly impressed by the initial quote and visit and didn't regret it. Price was competitive and no compromise to the service. My container arrived on same date as was given and [...]
I recently used OSS Worldwide movers to move all my furniture from my 2 bedroom apartment in Brisbane, Australia to Vancouver, Canada. The process was very smooth and surprisingly quick. All of my furniture was packed really thoroughly and is in the same condition as it left. I’m really happy with the service, the [...]
We recently moved from NSW to Poland. OSS packed a 20ft sole use container for us with approximately 18m3. The two packing guys arrived onsite on time and ready to go. They packed 71 boxes in four hours. Everything was packed extremely well in solid boxes and well inventoried. Upon arrival in Poland there [...]
We had a 40ft container coming from overseas. Had a chat with Chris, the director, late Friday afternoon and an email arrived shortly after our conversation, it contained all we needed to do. we followed the instructions and everything else was done by their team - Very professional, friendly and pain free service- Highly [...]
My wife and I couldn't be happier with the recent shipping of our goods. We have used other 'big name' companies in the past, and have been sadly disappointed. However, from the very start OSS have been excellent, corresponding regularly to keep us up to date, and their service has always been friendly, professional [...]
Our move from our apartment in Auckland to Mackay was seamless and stressfree - largely due to the excellent service we received from OSS Brisbane. Their initial quotation was highly competitive and everyone we dealt with was friendly and professional. Our goods arrived in perfect condition within the time frame we had been given. [...]
We moved to Australia from Colorado USA after living in our home for over 25 years. OSS packers in Canberra treated our belongings as they would their own. As it became apparent some goods were damaged during transit, OSS employees and consultants treated us with compassion and supported efforts to file the proper paperwork. [...]
Personal belongings are being moved to the UK. Everyone we had dealings with at OSS Brisbane had a friendly and professional manner which made the whole process a lot easier than initially expected. They are a pleasure to deal with and we would certainly recommend this company. This Review was posted on the OSS [...]
I needed to move a one bedroom house lot of furniture from Brisbane to Auckland. From the get go OSS were very helpful, very knowledgeable and pleasant to work with. I would definitely recommend them. This Review was posted on the OSS Product reviews Page by Vicki
We moved from Melbourne to the UK in a 40ft container plus our car. OSS World Wide Movers were fantastic throughout the whole process; they gave a competitive quote at the start and kept us fully informed along the way. The packers were quick and efficient and Fox Movers equally good the other end. [...]
We moved our furniture and car from Australia. We found the office and packing team in Melbourne to be very professional. The team on this end was equally efficient. Altogether a very positive experience. This Review was posted on the OSS Product reviews Page by Margaret
I wholeheartedly believe that one of the driving factors behind people moving overseas is so that they can finally walk down to the shops in their underwear without bumping into a single familiar face. I’d like to believe this is why people move overseas, as it was 100% my main motivation. Complete transparency though, [...]
Moving overseas boosts the average worker's income by $US21,000, with the best-paid staff found in Switzerland, the US and Hong Kong. That's the conclusion in a survey showing that 45 per cent of expats said their existing job paid more internationally and 28 per cent changed locations for a promotion. In Switzerland, famous for [...]