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With South Africa's multitude of cultures and languages, it's understandable that planning a move there, not to mention adapting to its massive melting pot of cultures, can seem overwhelming for prospective expats. To make moving to South Africa easier, there are a number of good local and international relocation companies that can assist expats with their move.
Relocation companies offer services such as pre-departure orientation, neighbourhood orientation, home-finding services, pet relocation and house content relocation.
Below is a list of some of the most well-known relocation companies that offer services in South Africa.
Relocation companies in South Africa
All moving companies Cape Town has to offer on one platform - Wisemove. It connects the quickest and best-rated furniture movers in Cape Town and South Africa with the clients who need their services the most. The moving companies they work with are vetted removals professionals, who can help with your move, whether moving a small item within South Africa, or a house move across the world. Their prices are transparent and competitive.
Relocation Africa provides expats with seamless professional immigration and destination services. They align their innovations and services to support clients with specific requirements. Their services include family assistance, preparation before travelling, property and education services and settling-in services.
Sanelo specialises in providing customised end-to-end moving services to South Africa. Their experts are available 24/7 to make sure things go to plan and to ensure that their clients are fully supported during the process. Clients get five-star protection and coverage, first-rate packing, and expert guidance on immigration and custom clearance all through a single point of contact.
Odyssey is a US-based corporate relocation company that operates globally, and aims to ensure your staff feels confident when arriving in their new home, helping them find the right place to live, helping with visas and immigration, even looking for appropriate schools for your lille ones. They work alongside local relocation companies in South Africa to ensure your employees get the best service possible.
SIRVA is a leading international relocation company, providing the full suite of international relocation services for employee relocation globally, nationally and regionally. It counts many of the world’s leading corporations and government agencies as clients and also assists smaller companies with all they require during their employee relocation process.
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