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What do I need to know before retiring in Vienna?

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When we asked people what advice they would give someone preparing to move to Vienna, they said...

"Retiring in Vienna can be a wonderful experience as it offers a variety of cultural activities, excellent healthcare, and a high quality of life. Before making the move, it is important to familiarize yourself with the country's retirement policies and visa requirements. It is also essential to check the health insurance coverage offered in the country and acquire the right documents, such as a European Health Insurance Card. When it comes to finding a place to live, it is important to research the available housing options and find an area that best suits your needs. Additionally, it is important to be aware of the cost of living in Vienna, as it is higher than in other parts of Austria. Lastly, expats should work with a local immigration authority to ensure that all the required paperwork is in order for a successful and stress-free transition," mentioned another expat when asked about moving to Vienna, Austria, Austria.

"Try to accept the local way of life and learn the language. This is perhaps the country in the whole world where speaking the local language and imitating local customs makes the difference between being truly "in" and just getting by," commented one expat who made the move to Vienna , Austria.

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