You’ve bought your dream home in France and you’re planning to move over. Here’s a check-list to help you get organised – and make sure it all gets done!

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*** GET CONNECTED TO:

check box smallWater

check box smallElectricity

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check box smallTelephone

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*** BE MONEY-WISE:

check box smallEnsure your new house is insured

check box smallRetired? Find out if you’re eligible for the UK winter fuel allowance paid to you in France

check box smallIf you haven’t already, open a bank account

*** DRIVE SAFELY

check box smallOld or new, you will need to register your vehicle

check box smallMake sure your vehicle is insured

check box smallGet the lowdown on French road rules

*** HEALTH COVER

check box smallIf you’re eligible for French state cover, affiliate into the health system

check box smallWhy you will need complementary health insurance

*** EDUCATION

check box smallEnsure you have school insurance – it’s the law!

* LANGUAGE

check box smallIntegrate into your new life and enrol in French classes

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