I am just moving from Switzerland to Johannesburg. I will be working in the Bryanston area.
Really need some advice on where to live that has a good community feel and good for single people.
Any thoughts on Bryanston vs Hyde Park vs Fourways?
All three of these areas are generally good to live in. If you are going to be working in Bryanston, living there may be the best option. Hyde Park tends to be much more expensive. Morning traffic from Fourways into Bryanston can be very hectic.
Will you have your own car or be dependent on public transport? Our page on accommodation in Johannesburg may be helpful. Alternatively, you could also consult a local real estate agent from well known agencies like Seeff or Jawitz.
Hope this helps and good luck with the move!
Expat Health Insurance
Cigna Global Health Insurance - 10% off any plans bought in November and December 2023
With Cigna, you won't have to rely on foreign public health care systems, which may not meet your needs. Cigna allows you to speak to a doctor on demand, for consultations or instant advice, wherever you are in the world. They also offer full cancer care across all levels of cover, and settle the cost of treatments directly with the provider. Cigna is currently offering a 10% discount for seniors (over 60) on their Silver package.
International Movers. Get Quotes. Compare Prices.
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.