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Stressed about the big move to Chile? There is a fair amount to consider, much more than just what to pack in a suitcase. Visa processes can take time, and finding spacious accommodation at a decent price doesn't come without a fair bit of research. The job market is difficult to navigate without a network, there is a language barrier, and information on the best schools is limited.
Expats move their entire lives, along with their spouse, children and even their pets; a process that – in a completely unfamiliar country with no contacts – can be rather daunting. One guaranteed way to ease the transition is by employing the services of a relocation company. These provide a full suite of services, whether it’s a big issue like investing in property or a small concern like pinpointing where the closest grocery store is. Relocation companies have vast networks of high-qualified staff and expertise to meet anyone’s needs.
Here are some relocation companies that can help when moving to Chile.
Relocation companies in Chile
Contact Chile offers tailor-made relocation packages for new arrivals to the country. The multilingual team is here to help clients with all their personal and practical needs in Chile. The company deals with everything from arranging visas and finding suitable housing to organising internships, Spanish courses and networking events for expats.
Expat.cl offers relocation packages to help expatriates moving to Santiago, Chile. The team covers all aspects of the move, be it school and accommodation searches, opening a bank account or visa applications for the whole family – pet relocations too. They also assist investors looking to buy or sell real estate in Chile. This company presents a solid network of partners and knowledgeable support.
Latin American Relocation Management (LARM)
LARM is a top choice for both personal and corporate relocations all around Latin America and the Caribbean. As a regional relocation company, LARM takes the weight off clients’ shoulders, efficiently coordinating and managing a complete and comprehensive package of services, including assistance with visas, shipping and settling-in.
Santa Fe Relocations
Santa Fe Relocation has decades of experience assisting corporate and individual clients. As an international company themselves, Santa Fe Relocation fully understands what is involved in a move and can ease the transition for any expat, offering comprehensive relocation services adapted to unique needs of shipping, pet relocations, home searches, language and cultural training, and so much more.
SIRVA is a globally-integrated relocation firm that guarantees quality services, adapted to unique needs. With its Latin American hub, SIRVA provides support in the region for immigration and visa applications, home and school searches, and a full-suite of orientation services. Expats stresses will be eased by the excellent customer service and support throughout their journey.
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Expat Health Insurance
With 86 million customer relationships in over 200 countries, Cigna Global has unrivalled experience in dealing with varied and unique medical situations and delivering high standards of service wherever you live in the world.
Aetna International, offering comprehensive global medical coverage, has a network of 1.3 million medical providers worldwide. You will have the flexibility to choose from six areas of coverage, including worldwide, multiple levels of benefits to choose from, plus various optional benefits to meet your needs.
Sirelo has a network of more than 500 international removal companies that can move your furniture and possessions to your new home. By filling in a form, you’ll get up to 5 quotes from recommended movers. This service is free of charge and will help you select an international moving company that suits your needs and budget.