Further information at: VE Barbecue – Monday 15 August
Month: July 2016
200 Seconds Vienna – Pitch the City – Competition
Vienna Business Agency has a fabulous competition for all you creative people out there – it is called “200 seconds Vienna – Pitch the City” and people are invited to put together videos of 200 seconds in length to promote the city we call our adopted home. Further information is available on the Vienna Business…
24 July – VE Barbecue from midday
We have another barbecue/Grillfest coming up this Sunday from 12:00 noon. Further Details on the Event Page.
Consular Corner – fill out your next-of-kin Information in your passport
It’s been a while since since the Consular Section of HM British Embassy has had any news for you, so we thought it was about time we sent you the latest news from us here in the Consular Section. Obviously with the results of the referendum still being digested, there are lots of people out there…
Meet and Greet 14.07. Change of Venue
Due to bad weather, Sand in the City will be closed today (14.07.) so we are going to go to Roo Bar instead.
Unnecessary fees and skimming risks when withdrawing cash from ATMs in Vienna
There has been a lot of reporting in the Austrian media recently about some ATMs charging for cash withdrawals from Austrian accounts (non-Euro denominated accounts have always been subject to some kind of fees). Fortunately not all ATMs charge – the most widely-spread ones (Bankomat) with their distinctive blue and green logos are not charging…
Updated FCO Information about travelling and living in the EU
The FCO has updated information for British Citizens travelling and living in Europe in the EU available (updated 11 July 2016). Currently the Situation is one of “Business as usual!” https://www.gov.uk/guidance/advice-for-british-nationals-travelling-and-living-in-europe
Learning the language – knowing your A1 from your C2!
One of the largest obstacles that Expats face, in Vienna, as well as elsewhere is the language barrier – while many are hired for English-speaking jobs in multinational companies, not being able to speak the local language of the land can make even the most routine of tasks (e.g. shopping, sending and collecting parcels, banking,…
Don’t forget to take out travel insurance
The information below has come through to us from the Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO) – we would advise all expats (regardless of whether you are British citizens or not!) to make sure that you have adequate insurance cover prior to travelling. The below is provided to give you a good idea of what you…