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Updated 2 Feb 2010
Tell us about your expat experience…

Your answers will help inform and guide new and prospective expats in your city and your responses will be published on Expat Arrivals. If you'd like to be featured on our site, copy the questionnaire below into an email and send to info@expatarrivals.com
 

About you


Q: Where are you originally from? 
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Q: Where are you living now (city + suburb)? 
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Q: When did you move here? 
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Q: Did you move with a spouse/children? 
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Q: Why did you move; what do you do? 
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About your city


Q: What do you enjoy most about your host city, how’s the quality of life? 
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Q: Any negatives? What do you miss most about home? 
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Q: Is the city safe? Are there any areas expats should avoid?
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Q: How would you rate the public transport? What are the different options? Do you need to own a car? 
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Q: How would you rate the healthcare?
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About living here


Q: Which are the best places/suburbs to live in the city as an expat?
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Q: How do you rate the standard of housing in the city?
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Q: What’s the cost of living compared to home? What is cheap or expensive in particular?
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Q: What are the locals like; do you mix mainly with other expats?
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Q: Was it easy meeting people and making friends?
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About working here


Q: Did you have a problem getting a work visa/permit?
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Q: What’s the economic climate like in the city, is there plenty of work?
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Q: How does the work culture differ from home?
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Q: Did a relocation company help you with your move? 
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Family and children


Q: Did your spouse or partner have problems adjusting to their new home?
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Q: Did your children settle in easily?
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Q: What are the schools like, any particular suggestions?
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And finally…


Q: Is there any other advice you would like to offer new expat arrivals?
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