Removals to Abu Dhabi | International Removals | Moving to Abu Dhabi
Abu Dhabi is one of the most interesting, technologically advanced and culturally rich cities in the world. It is a bustling metropolitan with a population of more than 2.7 million people — making it the second-most populous city in the United Arab Emirates. Abu Dhabi is the capital of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, and an important location for international finance, industry, trade, and regional politics.
Abu Dhabi is an extremely wealthy city that has developed into a large and advanced metropolis over the last 30 years. It is a major cultural centre in the UAE, with dozens of incredible museums and art galleries. The combination of ancient Middle Eastern culture with some of the most technologically advanced buildings in the world makes for an incredible experience.
If you are move to Abu Dhabi this year, choose an experienced international removals company like Schepens. We perform many removals to Abu Dhabi each year and will ensure your cargo arrives safely.
All removals to the United Arab Emirates are managed by one of our skilled move coordinators. They are talented removers who have been performing international removals for years. They are very experienced at handling the complex logistics involved with international moves — they make moving to Abu Dhabi simple!
In addition to managing the logistics of the move, your move coordinator will answer any questions that you have and provide useful advice on life in Abu Dhabi. They can also help you complete customs and quarantine paperwork.
This blog post will take a closer look at Abu Dhabi and explain why so many people are moving to this great city. Then, we will explain why Schepens is the best choice for removals to Abu Dhabi.
Why are so many people moving to Abu Dhabi?
Abu Dhabi attracts thousands of migrants each year. It is a particularly popular destination for UK citizens, largely because of the city’s interesting culture and incredible prosperity. The most common reasons why people are moving from the UK to Abu Dhabi include:
It’s a fantastic place to find a high paying job
Abu Dhabi is a major centre for trade, finance and commerce. It is packed with successful business from around the world. This makes it an excellent location to develop or establish your career. If you are interested in working in Abu Dhabi, you should find employment before leaving the UK and have your employer help you deal with the residency/visa process when you arrive. Working in Abu Dhabi has some incredible benefits including a tax free salary, housing, and access to healthcare. There are often vacancies for positions in the education, construction, law, finance and hospitality sectors.
It is a very safe and family-friendly location
Abu Dhabi is one of the safest places to live in the Middle East and it has a very low crime rate, making it a family-friendly location. There are also dozens of tourist attractions which your children will love, including Water World Abu Dhabi, Ferrari World Abu Dhabi, Murjan Splash Park, and Kidoos Entertainment.
The food is incredible!
The people in Abu Dhabi are fanatical about food and have embraced culinary styles from many countries including Vietnam, Ethiopia, Nepal, China, India and Thailand. You will be able to try authentic food from dozens of countries! The best part — the food is incredibly cheap.
Plenty of travel opportunities
The location of Abu Dhabi and the excellent transport links to the city makes it easy to explore surrounding areas. You can easily take trips to India, Nepal, Ethiopia, Turkey, Greece and many more countries.
An incredibly diverse and interesting culture
Because Abu Dhabi attracts so many migrants, you will meet people from many countries. Everyone will dress differently, speak different languages, and have different cultural beliefs. It really is an exciting cultural melting pot.
Abu Dhabi has some excellent schools
Because Abu Dhabi attracts so many foreigners, it has many great international schools including:
- The British International School, Abu Dhabi
- Brighton College Abu Dhabi
- Pearl Primary School of Abu Dhabi
- Vision Private School
Tips for moving to Abu Dhabi
Plan your move to Abu Dhabi early
Cargo transit times for removals to Abu Dhabi from the UK are usually between 4 to 6 weeks. Shared load removals to Abu Dhabi may take a couple of weeks longer, because another client needs to be scheduled in. Make sure you start planning your removal early.
Prepare your documents early
It helps to gather your important documents together, including your passport, birth certificates, university degrees, school records of your children, medical documents, and work documents.
Gather the items you need to enter Abu Dhabi
You will need a visa, passport and packing list that describes your cargo inventory. Your move coordinator will help you prepare your cargo for entry into Abu Dhabi. If you intend on staying in Abu Dhabi for a long period, you will need proof of residence, which can be a rental agreement or proof of purchase. Before leaving the UK, you should secure employment if you are planning on staying for a long period of time.
Useful resources for moving to Abu Dhabi
Here are some helpful resources to make the process easier.
- United Arab Emirates Customs Guide
- Foreign travel advice for UAE
- Living in the United Arab Emirates
- Doing business in the United Arab Emirates
How Schepens makes moving to Abu Dhabi simple
Schepens has the right combination of skills and experience to make removals to Abu Dhabi simple. The main reasons to choose us include:
We use highly trained removers
Our removers are trained to British Association of Removers standards. This gives you the certainty that your removal to Abu Dhabi will be performed professionally and efficiently.
Schepens offers clients a 100% free moving quote to Abu Dhabi
All prospective clients receive a 100% free moving quote to Abu Dhabi. Our quotes contain all of the information you need, including the total cost, list of items being removed, pickup date, delivery window, and cargo insurance being used. All moving quotes are also completely obligation free.
We offer clients a professional packing service
An optional packing service is available for all clients having removals to the United Arab Emirates. This service really takes the hassle out of moving and ensures your cargo is well protected during the journey.
Schepens regularly performs removals to United Arab Emirates
Our company performs many removals to the United Are Emirates each year. This has given us excellent local knowledge of the cities in the UAE. It also means clients moving to Abu Dhabi have many scheduling options.
Our removals to Abu Dhabi from UK are affordable
Because we are such a large removals company, we operate at a large scale and can make substantial savings on our logistics. We pass those savings onto our clients!