Removals to Switzerland | House Removals | Swiss European Removals
Schepens Specialise in Performing Removals to Switzerland
Switzerland is perfectly located in Western Europe, sharing borders with Italy, France, Germany, Austria, and Liechtenstein. It is a fairly small country with a land area of 41,285 km2 (15,940 square miles) and a population of 8.21 million people. The country is known for its world-class infrastructure, pristine natural environment, thriving economy, high standard of living and friendly citizens.
Many people move from the UK to Switzerland each year to study, work, retire or reunite with family. Switzerland is very welcoming to migrants and the Swiss government provides them with support so they can assimilate into the community more easily.
If you are moving from the UK to Switzerland in the future, you should choose an experienced international removals company. With more than 100-years of experience, Schepens is a great choice for removals to Switzerland! We have helped thousands of clients move to this great country and look forward to helping many more in the years to come.
This article will examine the many reasons why so people are moving to Switzerland before detailing the European removals services that Schepens provide.
Why move to Switzerland?
There are so many reasons to move to this fantastic country!
- High standard of living
Switzerland has a very high standard of living, with quality housing, high incomes, excellent food, plenty of employment opportunities, political stability, religious freedom and a high GDP per capita. In 2013, the Human Development Index ranked Switzerland as #3 in the world for its quality of living.
- Incredible infrastructure
Switzerland has some of the best infrastructure and public transportation options in the world! Its location is also great for exploring Europe, with France, Italy, Belgium, and Germany a short distance away. People living in Switzerland can easily visit Italy or France for a weekend away, enjoy some great food and wine, then be back at work on Monday.
- High salaries and low taxes
Workers in Switzerland are paid very well compared to most other developed countries. Highly skilled professionals do particularly well in Switzerland, but the minimum wage is also quite high. The high salaries combined with the low rates of taxation means that citizens have a high level of disposable income.
- Incredible Food!
Switzerland is well known for having some of the best beer, cheese, chocolate and wine in the world. The country’s proximity to Italy, France and Germany means that citizens have access to the best food that those countries offer. It really is a foodies paradise!
- An incredible pristine natural environment
The Swiss government is extremely careful about protecting the environment in Switzerland. They have taken steps to reduce energy consumption and limit the number of vehicles on the road. This means there is far less air pollution than most other countries have. Switzerland is packed with stunning mountain ranges and fertile plains. It is the perfect environment for anyone who likes skiing, mountain biking, swimming, hiking, rock climbing or boating.
- A strong education system
Switzerland has a very diverse education system with individual cantons running their schools. A student typically attends 1 to 3 years of kindergarten, 4 to 6 years of primarschule (primary school), 3 to 5 years of sekundarschule (secondary school), 3 to 4 years of sekundarschule II and then optional higher education or vocation training.
Switzerland is recognised as having a high-quality education system and some of the best universities in Europe.
Some of the best schools in Switzerland include:
- International School Basel
- British School Bern
- The British School of Geneva
- International School of Neuchâtel
- Aiglon College
- Institute Montana
Useful Resources For People Moving to Switzerland
Some useful resources for people intending to move to Switzerland from the UK:
- Visa information for Switzerland
- Advice for British nationals moving to Switzerland
- Swiss Federal Office for Migration
- Social insurance for foreign nationals
“Your team worked really hard and nothing was too much trouble, they kept smiling and in good spirits even when things were more tricky that first envisaged”.
Why is Schepens The Best Choice For Removals to Switzerland?
The answer is simple — experience, professionalism and reliability! We have been performing international removals to Switzerland for decades and have helped thousands of clients move to this part of the world. There aren’t many other international removal companies with the same level of experience. Other reasons to choose Schepens include:
- We regularly perform international removals to Switzerland
Schepens are performing removals to Switzerland on a regular basis. The frequency of our journeys to Switzerland provides some great benefits to clients including a flexible delivery schedule and access to professionals who know the country well.
- Removals Switzerland – Schepens have a large global network
Over the years, we have developed a large global network of storage depots and processing facilities. This helps us move cargo to Switzerland efficiently and safely! Our transport network is much larger than most other overseas removals companies.
- Talented movers trained to BAR standards for removals to Switzerland
We are very proud of the quality of our staff. All removers are friendly, professional, hard-working and trained to British Association of Removers standards. We strictly enforce the BAR standards to all removals, providing clients with a very professional service.
- Removals Switzerland – We can help manage customs and quarantine requirements
Schepens are very experienced international movers and we have helped thousands of clients move to Switzerland. Because we have helped so many people move to Switzerland, we have a very thorough understanding of the customs and quarantine arrangements. We can help you deal with the paperwork and make your move to Switzerland simple.
- Removals Switzerland – You will be assigned a dedicated move coordinator
Clients who are moving to Switzerland will be assigned a dedicated move coordinator. They are highly experienced staff members who have helped hundreds or thousands of clients relocate to Switzerland over the years. Your move coordinator will explain the entire removals process to you and answer any questions that you may have.
- Removals Switzerland – Both shared and exclusive use containers available
We accommodate removals of any size — ranging from small flats through to large businesses. Clients can decide if they want to share a shipping container with other clients or hire one for their exclusive use.