Bringing Your Pet From The UK To France Post-Brexit

Christophe GUAY // Wednesday, 08 February 2023

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It’s still possible to bring your pet to France from the UK, but post-Brexit, there are several rules and regulations to follow. Your pet must be microchipped, vaccinated against rabies and have an Animal Health Certificate issued in the ten days prior

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How The Gendarmes Can Keep An Eye Out On Your Home When You Are Away

Christophe GUAY // Tuesday, 31 January 2023

Opération Tranquillité Vacances


This is a free service where the gendarmerie/police keep an eye on your house in France whilst you’re away. They undertake to patrol regularly to check on your home several times a day (over the week and weekend) to make sure everything is ok.

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Five Plus Sides of An Upside-Down French House

Christophe GUAY // Thursday, 24 November 2022

Five Plus Sides of An Upside-Down French House


Sous sols, or houses with living space over the first floor are extremely popular in France, and for good reason. When looking to buy a house for sale in Charente, it may not be on the top of the list of everyone’s search criteria, however, there are many positives to owning an upside-down house – read on to find out more.

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Brexit: Moving Household Goods to France

Christophe GUAY // Saturday, 15 October 2022

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As the UK is no longer a member of the European Union, some goods now need to be declared to French customs and customs duties and VAT paid on some items.

The rules differ, depending on whether you are moving goods to your main home

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Rising energy bills: France to keep price cap in 2023

Christophe GUAY // Wednesday, 07 September 2022

Energy prices

In January the French government forced state-owned energy provider EDF to cap price rises at 4% for a year. The measure has already stopped prices from increasing by 40% and has kept inflation lower in France than in many other countries – but it has cost the state €24billion.

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