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Removals to Sweden

Moving to Sweden opens up brand new horizons and, although it is exciting to relocate to a new country, everything that comes with it - organising housing, removals to Sweden and getting to the grips with the language - can seem overwhelming at first. However, if you require stress free removals to Sweden or any other European destination, Greens can help. We have more than 40 years' experience in international removals and will ensure your move goes smoothly.

Greens Removals are proud to be British Association of Removers (BAR) registered for domestic and commercial international removals; so if you require removals to Sweden, or any other destination, you know your possessions are in safe hands. We offer high quality and reliable removals to Sweden and shipping to all Swedish cities including Stockholm, Gothenburg and Oslo.

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Expert Help for Removals to Sweden

With more than 40 years' experience in household and commercial removals to Sweden you can rely on Greens for your international removals. Shipping to Stockholm is trouble-free as we can help you with all paperwork you need, as well as customs clearance, so you can look forward to settling in to your new home.

If you need removals to Sweden, we provide a complete range of services that we adapt to suit your requirements. We can provide long and short term storage, full or part load removals, packing and unpacking, shipping to Stockholm or any other part of the country and comprehensive insurance services. If you need removals to Sweden but would prefer to do your own packing, we also sell packing materials including strong boxes, tape and bubble wrap.

For efficient, dependable removals to Sweden, or to any other European destination, contact our friendly team of staff who will be happy to help and answer any queries you may have. If you would like to find out more about any aspect of our service, or require a free quotation, please call us today on 01449 613053.

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Moving to Stockholm, Sweden: Living in Stockholm

Stockholm, Sweden's capital, is regarded as one of the beautiful cities in Europe. It is a vibrant capital with a mixture of old and new: ancient buildings sited alongside striking modern ones. Outside the city there are thousands of islands with fantastic, sandy beaches just waiting to be explored.

The city, on the east coast of Sweden, is regarded as the Venice of the north because of its open water, stunning buildings and expanse of parkland, which makes up 30 per cent of the city. It is referred to as the world's smallest big city and is made up of 14 islands connected by bridges.

Stockholm is one of the most visited city in the Nordic countries, attracting one million visitors a year. It is served by three main airports: Arlanda, Bromma and Skavsta.

Moving to Stockholm, Sweden: Places to Visit

Stockholm has a history that goes back to the 13th century and the old town (Gamla Stan) is full of narrow, medieval cobblestone streets and architectural delights. If you are fascinated by old buildings, one of the oldest surviving buildings is Riddarholm Church, a Franciscan monastery built in 1270. The Royal Palace, Drottningholm, is also well worth a visit and is one of two UNESCO world heritage sites.

Stockholm was awarded the European city of culture in 1998 and is full of museums, art galleries and fascinating architecture. In fact it has more than 100 museums to discover in and around the city including Nationalmuseum, home to Sweden's largest art collection which includes 16,000 paintings and 30,000 hand crafted objects.

If you enjoy art there is plenty to see in Stockholm, including the city's underground, which is regarded as the world's longest art gallery adorned with paintings, sculptures and mosaics.

Stockholm is also a shopper's paradise and the pedestrianised street Drottninggatan in Norrmalm is the place to go with many specialist shops as well as big name brands to tempt you.

Moving to Stockholm, Sweden: Climate

Sweden has a temperate climate which is mostly down to the Gulf Stream. Stockholm is fairly mild and enjoys an average of 2,000 hours of sunshine a year. You can expect to enjoy 18 hours of daylight in the summer months, although winters are long and dark. Summer temperatures vary between 12 - 25 °C, but it is not unusual for it to be hotter than this. Winters vary in temperatures between -3 - 3 °C and snow can be expected at any time between November to April.

Moving to Stockholm, Sweden: Accommodation for Expats

Although the standard of living is high in Sweden, accommodation for expats can be pricey. You can expect to pay around 5,500 Svenska Kronor (SEK) for an average three bedroom apartment and more for a flat in a better area.

You can either start your search for an apartment on the internet or use an agent. If you rent a first-hand rental apartment you need to provide either proof of guaranteed income or a Swedish personal identity number and this can prove tricky when you have first arrived. Another method - and this is far more common for expats - is renting a second-hand rental apartment. This does not require this extra paperwork and involves signing an agreement with the owner or the holder of the first hand rental contract.

Moving to Stockholm, Sweden: Out and About in Stockholm

To get out and about in Stockholm there is plenty of choice available. This includes the underground network, the commuter train, bus system, trams, rail, and ferry services. All of these use the same ticket system. To make travel easier there is a RFID card available, called SL Access, which costs 20 SEK.

Passes and coupons are both used on the travel system and strips of 16 coupons are available. At weekends, children under the age of 12 can travel free if accompanied by adults.

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