1.1 About Kyiv
The standard electrical voltage in Ukraine is 220 volts (rather volatile). Power surges and other irregularities happen sometimes.
2.5 Moving-in/out support
Moving-in is the last step of the home search process that always gives some practical issues to be addressed:
Assist with making the tenant fami...
2.4 Home search
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2.3 Current situation on the rental market
The impact of the financial crisis followed by the 2nd revolution has taken its toll on the once flourishing rental market. Once the supply of good properties was little and the...
2.2 International schools
If you come to Kyiv with children, choosing a right school might be your first step in relocation process.
Most of expats in Kiev prefer to send their children to one of...
2.1 Expat areas in Kyiv
There are 3 popular locations where expats prefer to live:
1) Downtown - this area has apartments only
2) Near PSI (Pechersk School International)
1.8 Medical care (clinics, hospitals and insurances) and dental care
Ukraine is not known for good quality public health care. International organizations and companies have ready medical plans for emergencies and regular care for their expats. I...
1.7 Safety, petty crimes and other annoyances
Kyiv is a safe city for expats compared to any other big city in Europe.
Typical for Kyiv (Ukraine) are:
People do not buckle up in cars and speak on the phone w...
1.6 Mobile phones and internet
3G and 4G-internet is present in Kyiv, but 4G-internet is not available everywhere. Major hotels and restaurants have wifi. In case your organization does not provide you with a...
The local currency is the Hrivna. On www.bank.gov.ua you can check the official national bank exchange rates. www.aval.ua/en/ represents a foreign (Austrian) commercial bank wit...
1.4 Getting around the city
The city center is walkable and otherwise the best option is to use either the metro or a taxi.
Metro: the network has good coverage of the city. It costs 5 hrivna per r...
1.3. Arriving in Boryspil
There are two International airports serving Kyiv.
The main airport is Boryspil International Airport located 29 km east of Kyiv. The main terminal D is new and the serv...
Kyiv summers are pleasant with temperatures of around 30 degrees Celsius (86 degrees Fahrenheit) with often a short peak of temperatures soaring up to 37 degrees (99 degrees Fah...
3.1 Where to shop
Walk around the historical centre of Kyiv and explore the entire area. In the very heart of the city there is one particular street – Passage – where several top bra...
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