Moving to Munich
Munich is the third-largest city in Germany, and it’s the home of many big companies such as BMW, Audi, Siemens, Allianz, and others. With this rich business culture, it’s not surprising that many companies move to the city.
A company move might seem complex and challenging, but with nearly 45 years of experience dealing with international moves, we can help make this process easy and straightforward for you and your team.
If you’re looking for these services, including support for your employees to get to Munich and get settled in, we’re here to help!
Packimpex’s experts take the time to outline the process ahead of time so you know what to expect. Then, our experts will be there to answer all your questions and guide you through the move, from beginning to end.
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Our orientation tours are designed to help your team members and their loved ones feel more comfortable about their upcoming move. We will help align their expectations and give them an introduction to their new life in Germany!
The service is available both in-person and online so your employees can have an opportunity to learn more about where they will live and ask questions before their move.
Relocation Technology & Experience
Our Relocation Managers will help your transferees find the best house or apartment for their individual needs. After all, we strongly believe a company move is only successful if everyone is happy in their new home.
Plus, you can stay up-to-date with how your employees are progressing with their process using our cloud-based assignee platform, Relox. In just a few clicks, you can easily view their progress reports and receive updates.
Short and Long-Term Housing
Whether your employees need short or long-term stays in the city, Packimpex can help. Our broad network spans across the country and we can even help to find great accommodation options that are not listed on the housing market.
Our advisers will walk you or your transferees through the entire process and present the best and most suitable options.
Schooling and Childcare
At Packimpex, we believe that a successful relocation hinges on whether or not a transferee’s family adapts well to their new home. That’s why for us, schooling and childcare are one of our top priorities.
We will offer your team members a complete overview of the education system in Germany and inform them about the options available that are suited to their needs, the duration of the stay, and any other preferences they might have.
Moving doesn’t end once your team or new-hire has gone through the German immigration process. This is why our experts are available to help your employees get settled in Munich.
Packimpex’s services include everything from helping your transferees choose the best internet provider, opening a bank account, to getting a local phone number and even dealing with some of the bureaucratic aspects of getting settled into Germany.
Frequently Asked Questions
About the City
Munich is a city in southern Germany that has grown to become one of the most prominent cities in Europe. With over 1.5 million residents, Munich is an economic powerhouse and home to many large companies such as BMW, Siemens, Allianz Group, MAN SE and many others.
Where Is the City Located?
The city of Munich is located in the German state of Bavaria. It has over one million residents with an area size of 167 square miles, making it the third-most populous city in Germany.
Is It a Good Place to Live?
Munich is one of the best places to live in Germany. It has a high quality of life and low unemployment rate, making it an attractive place for both Germans and foreigners alike.
The city also offers many family-friendly attractions such as parks, bike paths, theatres and sporting events that make it a great place to raise children.
What Is the Weather Like?
The climate in Munich is relatively mild during the year. However, due to its inland location, temperatures on both extremes of hot and cold can be subject to temperatures. During winter, the city can be as cold as -20 degrees Celcius. During summer, temperatures can reach 35 degrees Celcius with some humid weather.
Where to Live in the City?
Munich is divided into 23 boroughs, each of which has its unique feel and can offer various housing options. It’s essential to take your personal needs and budget into account before deciding where you want to live in the city.
Here are some of the best neighbourhoods to live in Munich:
- Laim: Laid-back and hip, this district is home to many of the city’s young people. It can be noisy at night, but with plenty of bars and cafes nearby, there are plenty of places to go for a drink or party on any given evening.
- Bogenhausen: A bit quieter than other parts of Munich, Bogenhausen is a great place to live if you’re looking for less traffic and more greenery. It does have the downside of not being on many public transit routes, though it’s easy enough to take a cab or bike around town.
- Moosach: Moosach has one of the most beautiful views in Munich, with one of the few hills in the city and plenty of trees. It’s a bit more expensive than other areas, though it has good public transit connections.
- Schwabing: Schwabing is a bit more artistic than other parts of the city, with plenty of galleries and museums. It also has many cafes, pubs, and nightclubs for those who love a lively atmosphere.
- Nymphenburg: The most beautiful part of Munich in terms of nature and architecture, Nymphenburg is home to many parks and historic buildings, including Schloss Nymphemburg.
- Berg am Laim: A more affordable neighbourhood in Munich, Berg am Laim has plenty of good-value restaurants and bars as well as a popular flea market. It’s also family-friendly, especially for those with young children. It’s also close to some good bilingual and international schools.
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