Planning and Preparation


Prepare and Plan for Your Move Abroad

Everything you need to know to help you plan your overseas move.

Before You Move Overseas With Your Children

Here are some key points to read up on before you relocate abroad with children.

Also, quick links to the most important details you'll need for these early days of planning and preparation.

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What to Know Before You Go

I've selected the following as the key points you need to be aware of before you get too far into planning your move abroad with children. For specific article topics, scroll down this page.


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You MUST read this before moving abroad with children

Must read

Legal information about moving and travelling with kids

Legal advice

Finding a good removal company for your international move

Removal company

Articles about preparing your children for the move

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A complete guide to organising your packing ready to move abroad

Packing guide

Plan and Prepare for Expat Life

What do you need to do before you move and live overseas?

The more prepared you are, the better your experience will be. Start preparing yourself and your children for the overseas move well in advance. Select from the topics below to discover more.

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I Can Help You Plan Your Move

You can get individualised and personal help from Carole.

I offer one-to-one support and targeted help and advice to help you navigate your own expat journey, from beginning to end.



ExpatChild makes moving abroad with children easier for all the family with articles sharing expert insight on all aspects of expat life. This site has loads of practical, useful and honest advice for anyone considering a move and life overseas.

Carole Hallett Mobbs is an Expat Life Mentor and Consultant who created ExpatChild in 2012. She would love to support you with personalised, no-nonsense advice for every stage of your expat journey. Make sure you have your best life overseas!

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