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Are you moving your possessions to Cyprus? What should you give away versus what
should you move? What do you need to look for in a removals company? How do they
work? How much does it cost? What about moving pets? Get this and much more in our
moving section. 


Retiring to Cyprus

Retiring to another country is a big decision but one which can be helped along with some research. I’m not writing here about the practicalities of house buying or importing a car or deciding which bank account your pension will be paid into. I am writing about the day-to-day life in a new country. Yes, it’s exciting being in a new place and meeting new people. But once the novelty factor wears off, what is life really like and what can you do to find a happy  More...


Moving your pet to Cyprus

The earlier you think about if you want to take your pet to Cyprus the better as there is some red tape involved especially regarding the EU Pet Passport.   The Cypriot Veterinary Authorities define a pet as “an animal which is kept for company and not for commercial use”. Up to five pets can be transported to Cyprus per person but none can travel if they are under three months of age for humane reasons.   The  More...


Moving your pet to Cyprus

  The earlier you think about if you want to take your pet to Cyprus the better as there is some red tape involved especially regarding the EU Pet Passport.   The Cypriot Veterinary Authorities define a pet as “an animal which is kept for company and not for commercial use”. Up to five pets can be transported to Cyprus per person but none can travel if they are under three months of age for humane  More...


Moving your belongings to Cyprus

When relocating to Cyprus, there are a few options to consider when it comes to moving household contents. You can hire a BAR-registered removal firm, do it yourself or do half-and-half. Read on to find out more or to go straight to our detailed guide to the removals process, click here Obviously, the most costly way to go is with a registered removal firm. The services of a packing team,  More...


Renting a home long-term before buying

OGC has lost count of the number of times readers have told us they wish they had rented in Cyprus before making the decision buy. Of course this isn’t always the case. Many homeowners had been holidaying in Cyprus for years and knew it well before taking the leap of buying a property where they would live full time. However, if you are completely new to Cyprus, it may pay off to rent for at least six months in order to get a taste of local life. This can give you all  More...


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