33 things you should know before leaving London to live abroad

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  • HOME Let your London property — and househunt abroad
  • FAMILY Make it work for the kids and find the right schools
  • WORK Your visa options in short. Plus, tricks to research jobs
  • LIFESTYLE The truth about living costs and culture shock
  • BELONGINGS What it costs to ship pets, cars and furniture
  • MONEY Straight talk on cross-border tax, pensions and banking 

33 things you should know before leaving London to live abroad

Download this FREE UK emigration guide to plan the right move for your family

Get 23 pages of tips and tools from cross-border experts and real Londoners living overseas help you move...

  • HOME Let your London property — and househunt abroad
  • FAMILY Make it work for the kids and find the right schools
  • WORK Your visa options in short. Plus, tricks to research jobs
  • LIFESTYLE The truth about living costs and culture shock
  • BELONGINGS What it costs to ship pets, cars and furniture
  • MONEY Straight talk on cross-border tax, pensions and banking 

33 things you should know before leaving London to live abroad

Download this FREE UK emigration guide to plan the right move for your family

Get 23 pages of tips and tools from cross-border experts and real Londoners living overseas help you move...

  • HOME Let your London property — and househunt abroad
  • FAMILY Make it work for the kids and find the right schools
  • WORK Your visa options in short. Plus, tricks to research jobs
  • LIFESTYLE The truth about living costs and culture shock
  • BELONGINGS What it costs to ship pets, cars and furniture
  • MONEY Straight talk on cross-border tax, pensions and banking 

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Learn from real stories

Londoners who have moved abroad share what they did right and wrong, so you don’t have to learn the hard way

Megan & James Left Chiswick for Melbourne  

Tina Left Clapham for Cape Town  

Samara & Alexis Left St Margaret's for Melbourne 

Jim & Siobhan Left Twickenham for Qatar 

Andrew & Denise Left Putney for Perth  

‘The 33 Things guide is a great place to start for anyone looking to move abroad. We wish we had had this before we made our move’ 

Katherine & Dermot - Left Putney for Canada

Who is it for?

Leaving London to live abroad is daunting, terrifying — and exciting. This eBook will walk you through everything you need to consider if:

You’re trying to decide if your future is on the other side of the world  

You’re facing a wall of moving admin, but don’t know where to start

About the authors

Daniel Lees Having moved countries himself, Daniel founded Swift to let and manage the London homes of owners living all over the world. He also wrote The Accidental Landlord, a bestselling guidebook to renting out your own home.  

Martina Lees An award-winning property journalist at The Sunday Times and co-author of The Accidental Landlord. 

Ian Henning Sennor financial adviser at Sable International, a specialist in cross-border financial and immigration advice.

Ross Nichols Co-founder of Just Move In, a concierge service for home movers.  

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