Moving abroad is an exciting time in your life, but it can also be an anxious one. As a newcomer to Macau you will have a lot of questions about your new home and you might not know what to expect when you arrive. This guide answers your questions and provides useful reminders to ease your transition.
This guide reaches out to people from different cultural backgrounds. There is a strong community of expatriate workers in Macau that will welcome you and support you. We have incorporated their insights into the following pages.
Different people have different needs and ‘Moving to Macau’ provides basic information about Macau and tips on what you need to know to live and work in Macau. There are cultural reminders that will satisfy Westerners’ curiosity and give insights to Chinese and Asian people, as well as tips to kick start your daily life.
You might have worked overseas in the past or you could be leaving home for the first time. Be sure to read the chapter on ‘Preparing for the Move’ which contains reminders and a handy checklist to complete before you leave.