http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AZdHNMZY6-c&feature=related<br />(We’re very sorry about how annoying this girl is)<br /><ul><li>Council Tax: Council tax is a system of local taxation collected by local authorities. It is a tax on domestic property. Some property is exempt from council tax. Some people do not have to pay council tax and some people get a discount.
http://www.livinginlondon.net/</li></ul>Finding a flat:London<br />
<ul><li>There is usually a voltage difference that makes it difficult to use large appliance abroad. You may need to just buy a new one upon arrival.
For example: Hair dryer, oven, dish washer, TV.
Keep in mind it is not practical to have to use an adapter for everything you plug in.
Have pets? Check restrictions of bringing an animal with you abroad.
Generally, they need a six month quarantine upon arrival to make sure they are not carrying any disease.
You’ll have to pay for vaccinations and a full physical for your pet.
Only certain airlines will transport pets.</li></ul>Sell/give way your things<br />
<ul><li>If you are moving for a job, check with your company to see if they will help pay for your things to be shipped to your new home.
The average cost for shipping a car abroad is $2,000
There are different types of shipping with an airplane or a boat
Consider timing, will your items be there when you arrive? Will they arrive before you?
If they arrive before you, make sure you have someone you trust there to receive them.</li></ul>International shipping<br />
<ul><li>Physicals are usually needed for visa applications so countries have an understanding of whatever medical needs you will require if admitted
It is also helpful so that you can get a longer prescription for any medicine you need, it may be a while before you are situated enough in your new country.</li></ul>Get a physical<br />
<ul><li>Register with State Department so in case of emergencies you will be taken care of
You register with the embassy in whatever country you live in
Your income can still be taxed by the United States government</li></ul>Register with state department<br />