Many of us dream about packing up and starting a new life abroad. We have visions of a better quality of life and getting more for our money. Around 1 in 12 people of pensionable age have currently made this dream a reality and many of them never look back. However, careful planning and preparation are crucial to ensure such a huge life change is a success and this will help you in the years to come. This guide aims to highlight some of the key points you will need to consider, with tips for preparation and pointers to useful contacts.