déménagement international

Moving abroad: what should you know?

Do you want to move internationally? It is not an easy task. Indeed, moving is one of the most stressful periods in a life even if it takes place from one city to another. Therefore, for an international move, it is important to know the lexicon in order to better understand the offer available on the market. Here’s what you need to know before considering an international move.

Understand the service provider’s vocabulary

For an international move from Geneva, it is possible to use several service providers. Whether in the United States or in Europe, in this case Switzerland, there are several companies that can greatly facilitate your task. Therefore, for the lexicon in French, the most used are :

–         Déménagement
–         Courtier en déménagement
–         Entreprise de déménagement Genève
–          Déménageurs
–          Compagnie d’assurance
–          Agent immobilier

Concerning the terms that can be used in English, we have:

–          Movingplanner/broker
–          Removal men
–          Estate agent
–          Insurancecompany
–          Movingremoval
–          Etc.

For an international move, it is important to have a solid knowledge of English, a language that is essential to communicate in the host country.

Terms of quotations and contracts

When moving from one country to another, it is important to know how to read quotes and contracts. For this, it is important to have some knowledge of the lexicon used, especially English. Among these, we have :

–          Moving-in
–          Moving-out
–          Quotation
–          Insurancecoverage
–          Inventory
–          Quotes

For the French terms, they revolve around :

–          Déménagement Genève
–          Livraison
–          Devis déménagement Genève
–          Emménagement/livraison
–          Déclaration d’assurance
–          Inventaire

What equipment is used for an international move?

International moving requires a certain amount of logistics. Therefore, you will need :

–          Cartons
–          Moving blankets
–          Adhesive tape
–          Moving truck
–          Furniture Lift

In English, it reads:

–          Bubble wrap
–          Marker pen
–          Movingblankets
–          Tape
–          Removal trucks
–          Lift

The lexicon of services

When moving from one country to another, it is important to know the main terms of the service. This allows you to know what is included in the move and what is not. We then have the following French terms:

–          Emballage
–          Déballage
–          Démontage
–          Nettoyage
–          Meuble

For English terms, they revolve around:

–          Cleaning
–          Packing
–          Unpaking
–          Dismantle
–          Fourniture

In addition to the terms provided, please do not hesitate to contact a removal company in Geneva to find out more about the terms and conditions of the move and possibly know other terms specific to the removal company.