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Hallo Basel answers your questions about moving to Basel

Top Questions Asked By Basel Newcomers

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Getting Started in Basel

Where do I begin? This can be the most pressing question when you decide to move to Basel. This page gives you an overview about life in Basel.

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Schooling in Basel

If you have school-age children, questions about their education can be one of the biggest on your mind. This pages introduces you to the school system in Switzerland and the options in Basel.

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Understanding Switzerland

Switzerland and Swiss culture may be quite different to you home country or your previous host country. This page gets you started discovering some key facts about Switzerland.

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Shopping in Basel

Questions about shopping are particularly key for newcomers to Basel. Here you will find an overview of the shopping environment in Switzerland whether groceries, clothing, appliances and cross-border shopping.

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Schooling in Basel

If you have school-age children, questions about their education can be one of the biggest on your mind. This pages introduces you to the school system in Switzerland and the options in Basel.

Hallo Basel answers your questions about insurance in Basel

Insurance in Switzerland

Questions about insurance (especially about the mandatory health and liability insurances) are particularly urgent for newcomers to Basel. Here you will find an introduction to insurance in Switzerland.

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Taxes in Switzerland

Taxes can feel overwhelming whether you are a newcomer or not! This page gives an overview of taxation in Switzerland.

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Hallo Basel Team

Everything you ever wanted to know about the Hallo Basel team!

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Still Have Questions About Basel?

Moving country or city can generate lots of questions.  At Hallo Basel we can point you to the answers.

Ask us a question and we will email you back, completely free of charge. No strings attached. Simply a helping hand from those a few steps ahead on a similar journey.