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How to Relocate for Your Job in the Smoothest Way Possible

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Moving somewhere new can be equal parts exciting and terrifying. Will you find a new friend group, acclimate to a new culture, and fit in at a new office?

These questions, and more, are what make relocation an adventure—whether you're moving 500 miles away or halfway around the world. But, your company can be a big help when it comes to an international or cross-country move. For example, Booking.com offers a comprehensive relocation package for several positions, including a trip to the new city, packing and moving services, help finding a new home, and more. So be sure to ask what type of help a company offers soon-to-be relocators.

If you're looking to take the leap, two Booking.com employees share their best advice and experiences, as they have each relocated multiple times—both domestically and abroad. Read on for tips to a successful relocation and to learn from the experts.


Infographic design by Mary Schafrath.



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