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Cut moving costs — even when relocating abroad

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Kelsey Hubbard is a freelance broadcast journalist based in Connecticut. She is a former host of ABC News’ Money Matters and was a longtime host and reporter for The Wall Street Journal’s daily video business news shows.

Moving from one house to another is hard enough. Moving overseas can prove even more challenging — and expensive.

Surprise costs such as import taxes, inspection fees and storage costs quickly add up. Even if your company is footing the bill, plenty of unforeseen expenses will materialise, which your company won’t cover. 

Taking a few simple steps can save thousands, and assure your belongings arrive intact and on time. Click “play” to learn more — in 90 seconds.

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