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Expats moving to Saudi Arabia will likely have many questions, and finding the answers to them can be tricky and time consuming.
Relocation businesses provide companies and individuals with a full suite of services including pre-departure- and neighbourhood orientation, home-finding services, lease negotiation and utilities hook-ups, as well as school selection, visits and registration assistance. Removals companies, on the other hand, offer a more limited range of services that tend to focus on just the transportation of goods. But expats can have all their moving needs, including shipping and transporting, met through the help of a relocation firm. It may be an expensive route to take but it takes all the stress off of one's shoulders.
Here is a list of some relocation businesses to consider when moving to Saudi Arabia.
Relocation companies in Saudi Arabia
HelpXpat is an award-winning, locally based relocation company, that can help with all your relocation needs when moving to Saudi Arabia (including the cities of includes Riyadh, Jeddah, Jubail, Al Khobar and Dammam). Their team can help with immigration paperwork and work permit application, along with finding suitable accommodation and school search. Moving to Saudi Arabia can be a bureaucratic experience, and using an experienced relocation company like HelpXpat can ease the relocation process.
6th Move Relocations
Based in the UAE, 6th Move Relocations specialises in helping expats moving the the Saudi Arabia, and other countries within the Middle East. Moving to Saudi Arabia can be a challenging and stressful experience, and a local relocation company like 6th Move can ease the move, helping sort out visas and work permit, finding accommodation, setting up accounts with utility companies, liaising with landlords and opening bank accounts. Their school consultants can recommend suitable schools for children, and help with the admission process. 6th Move can also recommend local dentists and doctors, gyms and expat clubs.
Intouch Relocations, established in 1998, extends throughout the Gulf Region of the Middle East and Sub-Saharan Africa. Their dedicated on-the-ground professionals have extensive local knowledge to guide their clients moving to Saudi Arabia.
SIRVA is a leading international relocation company, providing the full suite of international relocation services for employee relocation globally, nationally and regionally. Leading corporations, government agencies, employees and families expanding, transferring and moving to Saudi Arabia will have all their relocation needs met with SIRVA.
Plus Relocation is a full-service global relocation management company providing domestic and international relocation, global assignment management and consulting services. Plus Relocation has the experts that can be trusted to make the move to Saudi Arabia easier.
Expat Health Insurance
Cigna Global can tailor an international health insurance plan to perfectly fit the needs of you and your family. With 86 million customers 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. Cigna are offering a 10% discount on all policies bought in November and December.
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.