Spain is a large and very varied country, with no two areas or two towns been the same, so how do people moving to Spain decide what part of Spain is right for them ?
Well firstly everyone is different with different needs and wants, so list what you want from Spain and what you need,
For example do you want to be in an area with a large amount of fellow Brits ? (Yes/no) the upside to this is if thats what you want it makes the transit in someways easier but can make learning for example Spanish more tricky, but many people do life in areas with many people from there own country,.
Or would you prefer an area thats mixed ?
Or mainly Spanish ?
If you have children what are the schools like? and how far are they from where we are looking to life ?
Will you be there year round ?Yes then what is the summer and winter temperatures like (they vary all over Spain ) If you want for example warm but not hot Summers the more northern areas may be for you. Or if you want hot summers and Mild winter regions like Almeria, Malaga may be your preferred area
these are just a few of the questions you may ask yourself, but all I will say is be sure where you move is right for you and if in any doubt why not do short term rentals to be sure.
It is worth noting that as a rule of thumb generally in Spain houses away from the coast and outside of villages, so for example in the mountains and other inland regions are often both larger and cheaper than their counterparts at the coast, the trade off thou can be some of these houses can be very isolated and miles from the nearest shops, now if thats what you want to be alone and away from it then that is a big plus for you
A few more pictures of our hard working van loading in Wales and at the delivery near Gandia in Spain
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We have space on the van for up to 15 cubic metres
And the trailer can carry either goods or a car or motorbike or atv or quad bike etc
*Enclosed car trailer so your car will be protected from the elements during transit
So when your ,moving your removals company needs an accurate inventory but why?
Well firstly it helps us know what will be on the load, what the volume is, what the rough weight is , whether there will be any items needing special handling or equipment etc
(but don't worry an inventory is easy to write/do )
How to write an inventory
Go room by room and write a list of the items your taking
But how do I work out how many boxes ?
well that can be simple find your self a box the size you want to pack for your move pack it then, pick it up (to ensure your haven't over loaded it ) and go well I got x in that box and have y left so I will need z boxes in total (we allow with boxes a slight error rate so if it is 100 boxes you booked we allow a 5% error so will allow up to 105 give or take )
Ashley R Clark