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Moving to Geneva from UK please help!

Hi.

I am considering accepting a job in Geneva. I am married with a child of 2 months.

I am slightly concerned about the increase in living costs compared with the UK and was hoping someone could help in providing a breakdown in average costs, that would be great...

Rent for a 2/3 bed house/apartment
Tax
Food
Health Insurance
Cost of a car in comparison to the same one in UK (inc petrol, running costs etc)
Childcare costs
Schooling


Please could you also suggest affordable areas to live as we dont have a great deal of money to take out there. I have heard that some people communute from France as it is a lot more affordable. Is this correct?

Any help would be much appreciated. Thanks.
Sunny.
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Re: Moving to Geneva from UK please help!

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Hi.

I am considering accepting a job in Geneva. I am married with a child of 2 months.

I am slightly concerned about the increase in living costs compared with the UK and was hoping someone could help in providing a breakdown in average costs, that would be great...

Rent for a 2/3 bed house/apartment
Tax
Food
Health Insurance
Cost of a car in comparison to the same one in UK (inc petrol, running costs etc)
Childcare costs
Schooling


Please could you also suggest affordable areas to live as we dont have a great deal of money to take out there. I have heard that some people communute from France as it is a lot more affordable. Is this correct?

Any help would be much appreciated. Thanks.
Sunny.
Is it Merck-Serono your new job is with? If so forget it because I have reliable information that they are about to close their office there.
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Re: Moving to Geneva from UK please help!

Hi,

No, the job is with another company.

Do you have any information please?
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