Moving to Barcelona – Utilities

After finding and renting a place the next step would be changing the contracts for all the connected utilities. Let’s just hope that everything is connected since it’s much easier and quicker to get everything working.

For us it was changing the contract for water, electricity and broadband into our name.

Some of them are pretty easy and some will just take a bit longer or more follow ups, but you can get it done with almost no Spanish I would say.

If you are using the service of MovingToBarcelona then she will try and help you change all the contracts, but sometimes the companies just want to deal with you and not third parties.

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Moving to Barcelona – Renting

When moving to Barcelona you basically have two options in my opinion.

  1. Do everything yourself
  2. Hire someone who will do it for you

Obviously the second option is much better if you don’t speak the language and have no idea how the system in Spain and/or Barcelona works.

If you still want to do everything yourself because maybe you want to safe some money, then here are the two main websites you should look at for finding a new place:

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