Family Relocation International

Family Relocation Services
Saving you time and money as we arrange all your relocation needs

Family Relocation Services

See also: Family Relocations Intra-Stateand Family Relocations Interstate

Arriving in a new country can be exciting, but also overwhelming. You’ve attended to many details already, but it doesn’t stop there! You can readily find yourself stressed, frustrated and not enjoying the experience.
Let connectrelocate ease your workload. We can save you time and eliminate your concerns by arranging all your relocation details, starting from the moment you arrive in Australia. And it will all be done smoothly and professionally, to allow you to enjoy the experience of relocating to Australia.
We work closely with migration agents, property and financial brokers, recruitment consultants and business brokers to ensure we provide you with a comprehensive and supported relocation experience.
ARRIVAL: TRANSPORT:
We will arrange to meet and greet, or have a chauffeur service collect you at the airport and transport you to your pre-arranged accommodation. Alternatively, we will arrange your vehicle rental service if required.

  • airport transfer to arranged accommodation
  • meet and greet service
  • rental car
  • vehicle brokerage (rental / purchase)

LOCATION & ACCOMMODATION:
Feel that you don’t have the necessary time to devote to the research required for your move? Confused about where to reside? Looking for information on the best schools for your children, local sports facilities, the best suburbs to live? Our settling-in program will assist you to quickly become familiar with your new location.

We provide you with the level of local knowledge you need to become fully acquainted with your prospective new location. If you take temporary accommodation as a starting point, we will be there to suggest the best accommodation option to suit your budget, work location and personal requirements. If required, we’ll even arrange for grocery items to be delivered and stored at your accommodation for your arrival. You won’t be alone when you arrive. One of our consultants will provide you with the comprehensive guidance you’ll need.

Unsure of local property prices? Need reassurance that you will get honest, professional advice? Let us introduce you to a property broker to help you save time and money when buying your new home.

A typical area orientation information and assistance pack provided by connectrelocate will include:

  • arranging temporary accommodation (hotel, serviced apartments)
  • provision of DVD –city of choice – “Living Down Under”
  • provision of area orientation –
  • suburb report
  • local school report
  • future development report
  • community facilities
  • transport facilities
  • search for rental accommodation
  • suburb research report
  • provide information on rental requirements
  • brief on pre-viewing accommodation facilities
  • assist with viewing & submit tenancy applications
  • inventory inspection on rental properties
  • lease negotiation
  • finalise rental arrangements
  • facilitate rental payment procedures
  • key collection
  • facilitation of purchasing property
  • introduction to property buyer agent / real estate agents
  • provision of housing differential report to assist in purchasing suitable property
  • provision of information kit
  • public transport services / timetable
  • local map
  • directory local community services
  • utility services directory
  • tele-communication providers – mobile phones, internet
  • emergency services directory

FURNITURE & UTILITY SERVICES:
Make it easy on yourself. We can arrange all your utility connections at your new premises, organise short-term furniture rental until your furniture arrives, or long-term rental for your new, unfurnished home. We will even facilitate the purchase of new furniture, based on your budget and taste, if required.

  • arrange utility connections
  • organise furniture rental / purchase & delivery assistance

COMMUNITY SERVICES:
There’s no need to feel isolated or lonely in your new community. We understand the need for guidance and support in this vital area so you can settle quickly into your workplace and new location.

Like to find out about sporting groups and local community services? We’ll help with organised social gatherings and an on-going support line phone number. We will introduce you to people in your new community and assist you with dealing with any day to day issues that may arise. You’ll always have a friendly voice on the phone, and friendly company over a cup of coffee with your consultant at any time.

  • identification of local sporting clubs
  • introduction to community facilities / social networks

EDUCATION / CHILD CARE RESEARCH:
Researching for suitable child care centres or schools can take an enormous amount of time and energy. You may require specialised advice on what schools in the area offer, need to know how to organise tentative placements and understand the registration process for students. Your consultant can assist with these items and more.

  • school search / child care/ training institutions research report
  • provision of school prospectus
  • assistance with school pre-registration
  • arrange interviews & registration application
  • assist with school uniform purchase
  • provide information on school transport facilities

PARTNER (SPOUSAL) ASSISTANCE:
Will your partner find the move lonely and isolating? You may settle well into your work life, but your partner, home alone, may miss daily contact with others. We can assist to help your partner find work and receive invitations to our social events so that friendships can develop – all to support your settling-in process.

  • assistance with networking
  • introduction to community facilities / personnel


PET QUARANTINE PROCEDURES:

Researching and understanding the Australian Government’s animal quarantine procedures can be exhausting. We can provide expert guidance.

  • Guidance on animal quarantine procedures

CROSS CULTURAL & LANGUAGE TRAINING:
Moving to a new country often involves learning a new culture and new language. These are major hurdles for many international relocatees. Failure to allow for these needs can result in confusion and lonliness. connectrelocate consultants will provide information on settling and living successfully in your new country and culture. We can help with:

  • understanding of living conditions and environment
  • social and religious differences
  • access to language training
  • introduction to multi-cultural community facilities / advisors

OTHER SUPPORT SERVICES WE OFFER:
We will oversee the co-ordination and management of all external services we introduce to your staff. These could include – financial, business or property brokers.

  • support and co-ordination of external service providers

DEPARTURE:
Relocating to another location? With so much to do and often so little time to do it, connectrelocate can really take the pressure off! Let us co-ordinate your next We will tailor our services to meet your requirements. We can provide -

  • detailed planning checklist
  • facilitate return of bond, breaking of lease, or selling of property
  • co-ordinate utility disconnection
  • coordinate termination of school enrolment and return school uniforms
  • organise a concierge service to provide house/carpet cleaning
  • arrange removalist quotes
  • coordinate vehicle / house furniture removal or disposal
  • arrange transfers to airport
  • arrange mail forwarding