Television and newspapers are awash with the success stories of people who have made that big move abroad, be it to further their career or to change their lifestyle. Relocation abroad whether for short- or long-term goals can be a costly and complicated process that requires careful consideration. The list of tasks can seem endless."Moving Abroad", a real-world guide to relocation, provides practical, step-by-step advice to make the process as pain-free as possible. From top tips for a successful fact-finding trip and guidance on applying for a visa to the basics of buying abroad, locating the best school for your kids and selling up in the UK, this book has the answers.For readers just starting to dream of life elsewhere there are profiles of a range of destinations in the Antipodes, Northern America and Europe as well as up-and-coming locations in the Gulf states, Asia and Africa. All destination profiles contain information on the immigration system, banking, healthcare, local bureaucracy and cultural considerations.