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Official customer statement regarding Coronavirus Part II

The impact of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) is showing its effects around the world. We do hope you are safe and well and are able to keep the recommended safety distance. At Start-up Services, we continue to monitor and adapt to this changing situation, and we will keep you informed. You can be sure we are following health and government recommendations. We…

Official customer statement regarding Corona Virus

On 30 January 2020, the Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the outbreak of the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) to be a Public Health Emergency of International Concern. The WHO has issued a set of recommendations for ensuring that basic protective health measures be implemented in an aim at decreasing the risk of exposure and potential spreading of COVID-19…

Hahnenkamm ski race in Kitzbühel

One of the anticipated events in Tyrol, Austria is to watch the Hahnenkamm ski race in Kitzbühel. It takes place every year in January. This year celebrates the 80th anniversary of the race. The ski run starts at 1,665 meters altitude and is 3,312 meters long. With a downhill grade of roughly 50 %, it is the second steepest start…

Off to Germany…

By global standards, Germany is a safe, clean, environmentally conscious country with very good medical care and a very attractive standard of living.  However, when relocating to Germany you may be aware of discouraging reports about the severe challenges of the housing market in major locations like Munich, Berlin, Frankfurt, and Hamburg. In spite of the atrocities of the market,…

Relocation nach Deutschland

Relocation to Germany – 9 Insider Tips

The employment contract or the assignment letter has been signed, the visa has been applied for – but what awaits the Transferee really in his new home country Germany? What surprising habits await me when looking for a place to live, regarding bureaucracy and everyday life? Start your new adventure of relocation to Germany, but with less surprises. Better prepared…

Rental market Nuremberg – Housing Markets in Germany Part 3

Today’s article is about the housing market of the second largest city in Bavaria – Nuremberg. Together with its neighboring towns Fürth, Erlangen, Schwabach and the bordering communities, more than 1.3 million people live in the metropolitan area of Nuremberg. Among them are also numerous expats. And Nuremberg’s population is growing rapidly. With an increase of 6% between 2010 and…

Dino world Munich

DINO WORLD – A journey into the world of giants in Munich

Now that spring has finally arrived and the holiday season is coming closer, your kids are certainly eager to go out and have some fun. The exhibition “DINO WORLD – Eine Reise in die Welt der Giganten” could be the perfect activity for your upcoming weekend or the vacations in Munich, as dinosaurs rank among the most interesting species that have…

EURA Global Quality Seal Start-Up Services

EuRA Global Quality Seal – Service excellence and quality recertified

Start-Up Services is delighted to announce that we have successfully earned recertification for the EuRA Global Quality Seal. Since 2010, Start-Up Services is the proud holder of this worldwide leading quality seal for relocation providers. By passing the audit, we have renewed the seal until February 2020. Every two years, we are audited by DQS, an external German certification body.…