As always, moving abroad is never as easy and therefore one needs to be very much careful before embarking on the idea. Moving from UK to Spain is no less than moving and abroad and there are some factors you should consider, and such include:

 

  1. You do not need a visa

 

There Schengen Agreement is so friendly that it enables Swiss, EEA and EU nationals to permit you reside in the Spain even with no visa be it you are studying or working in the country.

 

  1. Cost of living

As compared to UK, life in Spain is quite cheaper. The eating out, leisure activities, utilities and food prices is quite lower even compared to the average of countries in Europe.

 

  1. Employment

 

For quiet sometime, Spain has undergone a financial crisis which has well paralyzed the job market. Getting a job in Spain is not as easy and it depends on the place you decide to relocate to. However, for the past year and the current year, an improvement in the number of opportunities has been noted in mostly the skilled work sector.

 

  1. Spain is now a bouncing back country

 

Currently referred as the superstar economy in the Eurozone, the country is going beyond its house and banking price crisis making part of the fastest growing euro economies. It has outdone France, Italy and Germany economy as far as real estate goes and has all types of property on sale. The capital of Spain, Madrid, takes the lead in economic growth with a current expectation of going above the Eurozone averages.

 

  1. Bank and shop during the a.m. hours

 

Not unless you are to reside in one of the major cities, shop before lunchtime as many of those shops are shut for siesta or lunch. Like the hospitality workers work in the United Kingdom, most of the retailers will work for split day. To enjoy banking anytime, try as hard to find a bank which offers online banking or else keep watch as many of the banks are closed at midday.

 

  1. Explore Spain

 

After moving in into your new location in Spain, take time to explore the area as much as possible. The first weeks could get you feeling like a stranger but do not give up, create time to explore different areas in the country to learn even of new tings. While exploring, meet people in the localities and learn some bit of Spanish. Though it’s not an easy language, it requires much of patience, confidence and commitment to prosper for a long-term deal.

 

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