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Cost of moving from Munich to Vilnius

I am trying to figure out the expected cost for a move from Munich to Vilnius. Unfortunately, the moving companies where I inquired would not give me a quote without knowing exact dates, if they ...
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How much does public transit cost in Tokyo or in Komatsu? [closed]

I had applied for MEXT scholarship and I gradually plan my cost of living in case I got accepted. (Better safe rather than sorry.) And as part of my moving arround I will use public transit. The ...
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What kind of an RNI extract should I order?

After leaving the Netherlands, I'm trying to get an official verification of my de-registering as a resident - an extract from the "Registry of Non-Residents" (RNI). I've figured out how to ask for ...
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How to send/receive a used phone from USA to Europe, what about duties and tax? [closed]

A friend from the United States wants to give me a used phone, free of charge. The only cost that I should be concerned with are the duties/VAT, I think (Poland). How should we send/declare the ...
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How do bank transfer costs increase when you transfer further within the EU?

I know international bank transfers, across different national currencies, can get pretty expensive; while transfers between my own accounts in the same are typically free (may not be true everywhere)....
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Netherlands - How can I avoid paying contract costs to real estate agency?

I have been searching for apartments in Rotterdam and I recently decided for one. I contacted the real estate agency and we agreed on the rental conditions, but they are asking me 350€ + VAT for ...
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Living cost in Al-khobar, Saudi Arabia

Can anyone give some good guidance about a living cost in Al-khobar, KSA? such as rent decent 2-3 bedroom house/apartment, bills, transportation, cost of car etc. I am currently living in the UK, ...
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Preparing a funding proposal for a year in Montreal [closed]

I'm writing a funding proposal for a year of travel in Montreal and potentially Sweden, and I need to budget all the expenses I could possibly have during this time (the funding is to fully support ...
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does a visa extension have to have a health surcharge

I married my husband in June 2013 and came to the UK in September 2013 with a spouse visa. I am extending it in March and believe that I now have to pay a £500 surcharge. Is this right even though I ...
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Moving abroad for few years, maybe working on a start-up - which countries have reasonable costs of living and good IT infrastructure? [closed]

I'm an IT guy who would like to take some time off work, leave UK (and EU) and spend some time somewhere else. I'd like to work on my own projects/ideas, or just work on open source projects and spent ...
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French Post: What is the difference between "post export" and "lettre prioritaire" [closed]

I am sending small items, less than 50 grams, from France to the US mostly, and normally use "lettre Prioritaire" which takes 1-4 weeks for 1.78 Euro. I just sent something "post export" for 6.73 ...
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Are there 'cheap' Skilled Migration Visas?

I recently checked out Australia and the visa cost was estimated by their government website around 5230USD for me and my spouse. This is on top of the skill assessment required by ACS costing about ...
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Is earning $4000/month before tax enough to cover common expenses in Indiana, US? [closed]

I had a job offer and I'm considering relocation, but I don't know how much the taxes are and how expensive it is to live there. The job is as a visiting researcher for a university, and it would be ...