Tips to help you save money when moving abroad! A total different ballgame than domestic relocation

8 Aug by Dr Dan Amzallag, PhD (Expert Mover)

Tips to help you save money when moving abroad! A total different ballgame than domestic relocation


Figure 1 Do you know how to save money while moving abroad? Alt. Money.

So – you are about to move to a foreign country. And once you realize this fact – pressure kicks in. Moving is quite stressful. But, once you decide to move abroad everything will get even harder. And for many reasons. Relocation is almost never as easy as it is, but when you decide to move internationally every task gets even more complicated. And not only that. Every aspect of your relocation gets way more complex. However, you shouldn’t worry about it too much. You have us for that. Stay tuned and learn all the tips to help you save money while moving abroad and much more!

Money makes the world go round

Even if you aren’t a kind of person that worries too much about the finances, this time it will be for a good reason. Moving abroad is quite expensive. And that is without exaggerating the facts. At all. As we have said it previously, moving to another country means you will have to prepare well in advance. Physically, physically and financially. Every aspect matters and even the smallest mistake can change the whole process’s direction. And if you are moving internationally you don’t want anything to go wrong. Why? Avoiding common mistakes will not only save you a large amount of money, it will save you a lot of trouble. But how to move without breaking the bank and most importantly – your spirit?

Moving stress-free is possible

It really is. How? Well, you will need to come prepared. And what better way than with a detailed moving strategy? This way you will not only avoid many small mistakes that can take you off your course, you will also save yourself some money on the side. It is really possible. And who doesn’t like having some extra money on the side? Well, everybody does.

Make a detailed strategy

That’s right. Make a strategy that covers every aspect of your moving abroad project. The project might seem like a strong word – but it isn’t. Moving abroad is more than that. It will take a lot of your time, and if you don’t play it smart – it will cost you a lot of money. So, don’t wait. Once you realize that you are about to move to another country – start right then and there. This might seem like too much, but believe us – it is not. And for many reasons.

Time flies, and before you know it your moving day is actually today. You don’t want that to happen. Ever. And especially not when moving abroad. Because – what can you do in such a short amount of time? Not much. That being said – start preparing as soon as possible. And if you do you won’t be sorry. Ever.


Figure 2 Make a detailed strategy in order to save money while moving abroad. alt. people making a travel plan.

Plan your time wisely. Think about your next move, and then think about it all over again. Take every task into consideration. Make a schedule and stick to it. Complete all your tasks one by one, and sooner than you’ll know it – you will be ready to move. Stress and hassle-free. And remember – do everything by the book and you will make this whole process so much easier on yourself.

It’s time to plan your finances

Nice and slow. Take your time. You don’t want to make a mistake here. At least – if you are looking to save money while moving abroad. Compare your expenses to your income. Try to cut some expenses too. Make a list of things you can live without and save some additional cash. Why not? Give it your best. And if you lack motivation – think about it this way: the more you save now, the more money you will have once you move. Let’s face it, the adjustment period is going to be what you make out of it. And if you make it your vacation – it will be. Even more importantly – you will have enough money for it.

How to save money on actual moving?

Our friends at Best Cross Country Movers advise you to find a professional moving company that can assist you with your international moving project, but at an affordable price. We all know that the price range doesn’t always represent the quality of given services, so opting for a cheaper mover doesn’t have to mean you will get low-quality service for your money’s worth. Make sure you find some balance. Give it some thought before making your final decision.


Figure 3 Try to cut some of your expenses. alt. Money sign in a notebook.

Where to look?

It’s time to start your search. Finding a reliable moving company is crucial. You need to find a mover that you can trust. And all that at an affordable price. Well, we know it might seem like a mission impossible. It is really not. The only thing you must do is to start your search in time. And there are a few options for you to choose from.

One of them is getting all the necessary information from the people you trust. Ask your relatives, co-workers and close friends for some advice. And you will get some references for sure. An average American moves around 12 in his/her life – and the chances are, you know somebody who has just moved.


Figure 4 Find a mover that you can trust. alt. Handshake.


And if that option fails, don’t worry. Finding a decent mover in Florida is not impossible option as some do exist, especially if you are moving from Florida to another country around the world. All you have to do is to open your internet browser and start your search there. Read online reviews and other people’s comments. Check every mover that catches your attention more than once. And by avoiding moving scams, you will save money while moving abroad.


There is more than one way to save money when moving to another country, but making a plan and sticking to it while letting a mover that you can trust take care of everything for you is your best option. Choose the moving services that cover all the bases, but at an affordable rate. And by doing so, you will have some extra money on the side to spend after moving abroad.


ByDr Dan Amzallag, PhD (Expert Mover)

20 years experience in the field of moving and relocation. Sharing tips and expertise in the proper ways to move, pack, and arrive at your destination. Managing, the leading consumer protection portal for the moving industry

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