Working and Living in Indonesia Cost, Visa, Procedures

Working and Living in Indonesia: Cost, Visa, Procedures

An alluring employment opportunity or an alluring location for a prosperous installation might encourage expatriation. These two ideas are combined in Indonesia, where there is a sizable French-speaking population. However, given the size of the nation, Jakarta is not the same as Bali in terms of living conditions for foreigners. How do I resolve it? All of our information is below.

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International move & Temporary housing

Now operating in over 50 countries around the world, we have adapted to each customer. When it comes to moving your home and family, you can trust our network of partners to get your belongings where they need to go. 

Are you looking for a reliable transportation company to help you? DocShipper will meet your needs, whether it's just to answer a question or to help you move.

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How to choose your moving boxes?

How to choose your moving boxes?

You are during preparing for a move and you are wondering whether you should buy new cartons or retrieve old boxes.
For more information do not hesitate to contact us, our experts will answer you quickly!

How do I have to pack my belongings?

If you use a mover, you do not have too many questions to ask yourself … the company you have chosen will certainly provide you with as many boxes as you like. On the other hand, if you have decided to move on your own, you will have to go to the “fishing” package. You can of course buy your boxes on an online sales site but well, it is intellectually, economically, and ecologically not very satisfactory to buy new while many stores around you will provide it.
On the other hand, if you retrieve already used cartons, you are not sure that they will resist the weight of their contents. If on the day of the move, you find your stuff spread on the street because the bottom of the cardboard has yielded, you will have just gained the cheerful and slightly cynical look of your neighbors.

Moving: what types of cardboard reuse?

Let’s start by specifying the cartons not to be reused:

  • Cartons that have lost their original shape: this is not a good sign
  • Cartons folded in all directions: they will not be rigid enough when you close them
  • Cartons with damaged corners: when you tap them, they risk breaking under the weight of your business
  • Wet cartons or moisture stains: they may get stuck
  • Cartons designed to transport light materials: beware of the boxes that are obtained from the grocer of the corner

Let’s go to the “regulatory” boxes:

  • Evidently cardboard in good condition
  • Cardboards which have been used for the transport of heavy goods such as books (libraries), bottles (wine shops) or paper reams (office supplies)
  • Old plastic bins that you could get from pharmacies
    Our ultimate advice if you have chosen the “recovery” solution.
  • Do not forget to close your cartons with large adhesive tape and to limit their weight to 20 to 30 kilos maximum.
  • Do not fill all your boxes the same day … it is not in the hurry that one works best.
  • If you have several cartons of the same family, fill one and transport it to measure its resistance.
  • Do not put more than 2 cartons on top of each other during the storage phase.

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DocShipper Advise : We help you with the entire sourcing process so don't hesitate to contact us if you have any questions!

  • Having trouble finding the appropriate product? Enjoy our sourcing services, we directly find the right suppliers for you!
  • You don't trust your supplier? Ask our experts to do quality control to guarantee the condition of your goods!
  • Do you need help with the logistics? Our international freight department supports you with door to door services!
  • You don't want to handle distribution? Our 3PL department will handle the storage, order fulfillment, and last-mile delivery!


SIAM Relocation - Best price moving company in Thailand !


Due to our attractive pricing, many customers trust our services and we thanks them. Stop to overpay the services and save money with our tailored package matching will all type of removals, from small volume to full house, let us find the best and cost-effective option.

Communication is important, which is why we strive to discuss in the most suitable way for you!

packing during a move

Importance of packing during a move

The packing is probably the most important step in logistics

If the price of your move seems too expensive, or if you simply want to save money for your on-site installation, we’ve thought of everything. Indeed, we have thought of a special service, where your involvement in the loading and / or packaging of your goods can lighten your bill.

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saving money on packing

How to save money on packing?

PACKING and LOADING: Get involved and save money!

You want to move to Thailand, however you find moving prices too expensive for your budget? Would you rather keep this money for your on-site installation? Siam-relocation has provided a special service or your involvement in packing and / or loading will allow you to save  a considerable amount. A frequently asked question from our customers is:

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