Great advice, especially if you’re planning your relocation to London. If your international relocation jobs package allows for it, you should try to visit the city, a couple of months before you move, just to get an idea of what to expect. This is particularly important if you moving to London with your family, or are trying to find out which suburbs you would like to live in.

Consulting with professional London relocation agents can certainly help you to see what is available as well as possibly helping to narrow down your list. Giving your future potential neighbourhood a pre-emptive visit can also serve another function besides allowing you to see what home you want to rent. It’s also an opportunity to get to know what might lay in store for you, and it might throw up other things that you may have missed or had not considered when you first thought about moving. Of particular importance to those with family and kids, coming over for an early visit gives you the chance to ask for firsthand advice on what schools that are available for your kids.

At a bit of a loss as to how you’re going to get around after your relocation to London? Here again, going in for an early visit can let you test out the available services yourself. Found a place that suits you? Find out where the nearest places are for offering anything you might need, from a school, to a doctor, police, through to a library. These things can seem like trivialities or maybe not that important earlier, but when the time comes when you will need them, you’ll be grateful that you had thought to check it out as the effort to find the required information won’t be needed.

Remember, moving home can be a complicated affair, akin to a military undertaking. In that respect, you want you’ll have to plan for every eventuality and as such, an earlier visit and getting professional advice from your London relocation agents can only help your relocation to London.