Your work takes you everywhere, at times for limited period often for longer durations. Relocation to a new city is an exciting event, especially when it comes to professional reasons and growth. However, the initial planning required in relocation can be a tedious task for all. We at Live Innovative are here to help you during your initial days.
A little of planning and study helps you familiarize with the city and keep you prepared on what to expect. Keep these points into consideration before you decide to relocate.
Understand your new city:
Take the time to understand what your new city has in store. Check out the various online reviews and feedbacks, other blogs that will help you understand the city. Study the map and understand the important landmarks along with proximity to your workspace.
If it is possible to take a trip to the city or ask a friend or acquaintance to do that on your behalf. Talk to them and understand what to expect when you reach the new city. Understand the travel time from airport/railway station to your destination.
Your Family’s Reaction:
Whether you are married or single, relocation affects everyone. Be it your parents, spouse or your friends. You need to make tough decisions if you are planning to take your spouse and children along. Your research is dependent on these decisions. When relocating with children many factors are to be considered.
Relocation is costly, the longer the distance more is the cost. You should consider the cost of transport and packaging involved. Often your company would have a related policy for such scenarios. Study the policy in detail, to understand your entitlements.
If you have not finalized your location of stay then pack minimum. In metro cities, you can easily find a fully furnished service apartment at the best of locations. Service apartments are centrally located with ease of travel access and come fully equipped with all the basic things that you would need. Just carry your clothes and start making your home in the new city.
Understand your local transport:
In every city the transportation is different. In Mumbai, locals are the quickest mode of travel wherein in Pune it is more buses, auto, and taxis. Also, it is important to understand the distance from the airport/station or bus stop to your initial stay location. Now with various radio taxi-services like OLA and Uber, it is extremely easy to take a cab and reach your destination.
Keep a guide handy
Everything is there on your smartphone. The best of restaurants, map to your home and office, malls and multiplexes. Just install the relevant apps and be prepared. Also, a little bit of homework would help you in settling in the new city.
Be Prepared for the cost
With the relocation to big cities, the cost also increases. At times the difference can be minimal or huge, depending on your existing and new city. Often, it takes time to adjust to the cost of living which includes travel and food and other basic necessities like ironing your clothes.
Let’s take a look at a solution for the same.
If you are relocating to Mumbai or Hinjewadi area of Pune then you can just relax. Live Innovative is here to help you in the transition to in the new city. We provide fully furnished serviced apartments, located in the prime areas of the city. Visit our website today and get the best of options for making your relocation easy.