Importing Your Car and Household Goods to Austria

If you’re planning an upcoming move to Vienna, there are quite a few customs regulations that you’ll need to be aware of. The good news is, whether you’re transferring your household from another EU country or from a non-EU country abroad – in most cases you can do so without paying any duties or taxes.

Introducing Metropole – Discounted Subscriptions for VE members

Metropole was launched as a print and online magazine back in October 2015, appearing 10 times a year (monthly with a double issue at year-end and in the summer), determined to serve the best of Vienna and Austria to English-speaking expats and internationals. The aim is to allow readers to draw on everything Vienna has…

The Heart of Vienna walking tour – Direct on your phone

Living in Vienna, you have an opportunity to experience a city with a distinct culture and history that spans over 2000 years.  On your walk to the store, commute to work, or weekend stroll you pass icons of history that you might never know are there.  Would you like to learn the secrets hiding in…

Introducing Vienna Diplomatic – online shopping for expats and diplomats

Vienna Diplomatic is a new and exclusive online shopping experience for expats and diplomats, and sells a range of luxury goods, including perfumes and spirits. Maria Kitsati, Vienna Diplomatic’s Sales Manager, remarks “Our aim is to provide expats and their families with access to luxury goods.” The exclusive web shop is only available to expats,…

We live in funny times – English-speaking comedy in Vienna

The song that British comic duo Morecambe & Wise were best known for was a song called “Bring me sunshine” – and the opening lines went “Bring me sunshine / in your smile / bring me laughter / all a while” and recently there has been a surge in comedy shows in English in Vienna….

Joel’s Guide to watching NFL in Vienna

Watching the NFL in Vienna has never been easier. With the “early” game times (for US sports), one can catch most American Football games and still get a full night’s sleep each week. Of course, the easiest way is to catch it on local TV, as both Puls4 (in German) and Sky Sports US (in…

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…