Moving to Italy with Reloux


Moving to Italy is an exciting experience. Whether you are moving to a fashionable Milan or historical Rome, Reloux is here to help you with your relocation to Italy.


Moving abroad requires vast experienced, Reloux highly trained international move managers will ensure that your household hoods and personal effects arrive safe, your temporary or permanent residence is ready and your immigration status is sorted. Being one of the best UK's international move management company, you can rely on Reloux!


Reloux will help you with:


  • Moving to Italy your household goods and personal effects from anywhere in the world

  • International shipping to Italy

  • Local Italy relocation

  • Emigrating to Italy to work

  • Emigrating to Italy to reside

  • Full Relocation to Italy

  • Italy visa

  • Italy customs documentation

  • Temporary and permanent residence in Italy and origin country

  • Settling in services in Italy

  • Italy school search

  • From shipping small boxes to full containers and trucks to Italy

  • Shipping to Italy by air

  • Shipping to Italy by sea

  • Shipping to Italy by road


Whatever relocation services you may require, please contact our experienced relocation managers now.


Life as an Expat in Italy


Italy is highly developed and is one of the founding members of the European Union. Expats from all over Europe account for almost 6 per cent of the population.


The cost of living in Italy is higher than many other countries within the EU. You will find that the living costs will vary according to the area of Italy within which you decide to live. The standard of living in generally much higher in the cities in the north of the country when compared with those in the south. Milan, Italy’s most expensive city, was named as the 38th most expensive city in the world. 


If you are moving to Italy, you are about to experience a very high quality of life. Life here is relaxed and enjoyable and the vivacious nature of the Italian people means that it is always interesting. The Italians are a welcoming nation and therefore foreigners who are intent on living here will not find it hard to strike up friendships.


Many people are moving to Rome or relocating to Milan due to large expat communities there. Many westerners choose to retire to the rural areas where they can live out their years in the relaxed and beautiful Italian countryside.


It is very easy to live and work here if you are from a country within the EU. However, citizens from non-EU countries are required to apply for visas and work permits – the easiest way to enter the country on business is to be offered work. If at any point you require assistance with visa please contact Reloux relocation managers.


Interesting facts


  1. In Italy, unfurnished means a property is completely empty, with the exception of a bathroom suite and maybe a kitchen sink.

  2. The interest rates charged by many Italian banks are very, very high, particularly for loans.

  3. If you’re a resident and living in Italy, the fees associated with buying a property in Italy can be offset against income tax.

  4. State education is free for the children of foreigners living in Italy, irrespective of whether they’re registered residents.

  5. After a year's residence, non-Europeans must acquire an Italian license.