Removals to Zürich | Moving to Zürich from UK | Removals to/from Zürich
Schepens Specialise in Performing Removals to Zürich
Located in north-east Switzerland, Zürich is a beautiful city of 400,000 people (making it the largest city in the country). It is a very old city that dates back more than 2000-years. It is filled with remarkable historical sights and incredible architecture that give it a real feeling of authenticity.
Zürich is a global city and a major financial hub in Europe. A vast number of international companies have bases in the Greater Zürich Area and the economy is flourishing. Culturally, the city is home to some of the most important museums and art galleries in the world.
The strong economy is one of the main reasons why so many people are moving to Zürich each year. If you are planning to move to this great city, you should use a reputable international removals company like Schepens to avoid any mishaps. We have performed many house removals to Zürich and across Switzerland over the years and love traveling to this incredible city. Our talented removers can make your move to Zürich stress free!
This blog will discuss the many reasons why Zürich attracts so many people and provide you with some handy tips for moving to Zürich!
Zürich Removals; Why Are so Many People Moving to Zürich?
Zürich is a very modern and sophisticated city that attracts thousands of new migrants each year. It has a very high standard of living, low crime rate, and a powerful economy. Zürich also receives high scores for the quality of its housing, leisure activities, education system, and resident safety.
The city has been carefully designed to separate urban areas from recreational areas. There are dozens of excellent parks located around the city and it is a wonderful place to bring up children. The public transportation system is outstanding and there is little traffic congestion in the city.
The strength of the economy is one of Zürich’s major draw cards. Many people move to the city to establish their career or to take the next major step in their career progression. Most Swiss banks have their headquarters in Zürich and the city is an important part of the European banking system. The Swiss stock exchange is also located in the city and many insurance companies are based in Zürich.
Other strong industries in Zürich include light industry, machinery, education, services, scientific research, textiles and tourism. It is a great place to find work and start a family.
The city is also a major cultural hub in Switzerland with dozens of important events each year including ZüriCarneval, Art on Ice, Zurich Festival, Live at Sunset Festival, JazzNoJazz and the Art International Zurich.
“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”.
Zürich Removals; The Education System in Zürich
Switzerland has one of the best education systems in the world! It is very diverse with each canton having a great deal of control over the schools in their region. The Canton of Zürich consistently receives praise for the performance of its schools.
The Swiss constitution declares that public education shall be free and attending school is obligatory for children. Children enter primary school at the age of 6 in Zürich. After 4-6 years they are split into different groups based on their abilities and career intentions.
All children must attend a minimum of 9-years of compulsory schooling although students who plan on attending university will spend more time in secondary school.
Switzerland has some of the best universities in the world. It also has a long history of excellence in higher learning, with the first university being built in 1460. There are currently 12 universities in Switzerland and it is an excellent place to obtain an undergraduate degree or to perform post-graduate studies.
Some of the best schools in Zürich include:
- Inter Community School Zurich
- International School Winterthur
- Swiss International School
- Zurich International School
Useful Resources For People Moving to Zürich
Here are a few useful resources for moving to Zürich or another part of Switzerland:
- Living in Switzerland advice from the UK government
- Visa information for Switzerland
- Swiss Federal Office for Migration
- Social insurance for foreign nationals
- Just Landed guide to living in Switzerland
Why Use Schepens For Removals to Zürich?
Schepens are an excellent choice for business or house removals to Zürich for a number of reasons including:
- Schepens understand the logistics of the journey to Zürich
We have performed countless house removals to Zürich over the years and understand the journey well. We know which routes to use within Switzerland to save time, moving your cargo to Zürich safely and efficiently.
- We are a family owned company with more than 100-years of experience
Our 4th-generation, family owned company was established more than 100-years ago. Since our inception, we have built a reputation for being the most honest and reliable international removals company servicing Zürich. Why risk using an inexperienced removals company when you can choose an experienced and reliable company like Schepens?
- Uniformed staff, trained to British Association of Removers standards
Our talented removers have all been trained to British Association of Removers Standards (BAR). Our adherence to these standards gives you the certainty that all cargo will be moved safely and efficiently to its destination.
- Schepens yes a fleet of specialised removals vehicles
All removals to Zürich use specialised removals trucks from our fleet. They are state-of-the-art vehicles that are fully alarmed and designed to move cargo over long distances. They have a variety of features for keeping cargo safe during the move to Zürich including an adjustable barring system and air ride suspension.
- Talented move coordinators
One of the main reasons why Schepens are the best international removals company in the world is our talented staff. We use highly experienced and well-trained move coordinators to help clients through the removals process. They will be available to answer questions, help you choose a delivery schedule, help you pick an insurance plan and much more. They can even help you complete the customs paperwork! They will make moving to Zürich simple and stress-free!
We offer a wide range of removals services
Schepens are a full-service removals company with a wide range of services including:
- Professional Packing Services
The best way to ensure your fragile possessions make it to Zürich in one piece is by packing them appropriately. Our experienced removers can make sure your items are well packed and arrive in Zürich safely.
- Customs Handling
The Schepens move coordinators can handle the customs paperwork on your behalf. Just one of the many ways that we take the hassle out of moving!
- Insurance for Removals to Zürich
There are a wide variety of insurance packages available for clients. You can simply choose the most appropriate plan for your budget and the kind of cargo you have,
- Schepens Storage Services
We have a range of secure storage facilities throughout Switzerland and other parts of Europe. They are highly secure facilities that are monitored 24 hours day. Our storage rates are very affordable and we offer long-term storage discounts.