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International blog

Welcome to Excess International’s blog for people planning to ship their goods overseas or into the UK. We regularly post tips and hints, international customs updates, moving recommendations and travel advice.

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Best places to live in Spain

Spain is a very popular European destination amongst our customers, and we are not surprised. Expats love it here as the cost of living is relatively cheap in comparison to Italy, France or even the UK. Spain’s healthcare system has also been ranked as one of the best in the world. It’s hospitals are modern,

Pros and cons of living in Sydney

Moving over the other side of the world, to the wonderful city of Sydney, is a very exciting time for the majority of our customers. The city is a great place for the younger generation to live, with great weather, endless opportunities, divine beaches and an extensive range of places to socialise with new friends

The best places to live in Germany

Germany is a very popular destination with expats from all over the world and noticeably with our customers too. People tend to be drawn to the country due to its thriving economy that offers expats the stepping stones to reach their ambitions. However, it takes a lot more than a stable economy for expats to

US laws regarding your personal data

If you’re shipping your goods to the United States then you need to be aware of important information regarding your personal data. Under the current U.S law, third party companies can access and examine vessel manifests and summarise statistical reports of imports and exports, including household goods shipments. This information includes elements such as your

What is the safest country to live in?

Feeling safe is one of the most important factors when deciding where your going to live, we understand how critical this is. We have put together a list of the top ten safest countries to live in based on 23 different indicators, such as social factors, international conflict, and security and political instability. 10. Switzerland

Best places to live in Australia

Famous for its sunny climate and laid back culture, we’re not surprised that Australia is such a popular destination amongst our customers. The expat population Down Under is rapidly growing and if you love the idea of it too, then we can help.   Moving half way across the world can be daunting and deciding where

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