Moving to the Netherlands blog

At PartnerPete we like to help recently arrived and settled expats get connected to all needed utilities such as internetenergy, and insurance. Aside from helping our customers get connected, we like to inform them about living in the Netherlands. In our blog section, you can find useful information regarding connecting utilities in Holland and about moving to the Netherlands.
Get notified when you can save on your energy contract!

Get notified when you can save on your energy contract!

We will inform you We have helped you in the past with your utilities in the Netherlands, and we would like to advise you in the future as well. Therefore we would like to let you know that as soon as we think you can save on your current energy contract, we will...

What to expect after accepting your tailor made offer

What to expect after accepting your tailor made offer

1. Understanding your utility bills in the Netherlands Whether it’s a water or electricity, or an internet bill, the type of bills you receive will determine the best strategy to go about understanding that bill. All the bills I offered you will be direct debited by...

Why the Netherlands is a must-see country

Why the Netherlands is a must-see country

The Netherlands is the country to see in 2020 according to the Lonely Planet. In this blog PartnerPete tells you why you should visit the Netherlands.

Highest wage rise in the Netherlands of the past decade

The past period the Dutch unions have been fighting for higher collective wage agreements in every industry. The highest wage rise in the Netherlands of the past decade is now a fact. Read more in what this means for you as an expat in the Netherlands.

How to deal with the Dutch

How to deal with the Dutch

We will help you understand the Dutch in a better way, and we’ll give you the proper tools to blend. Become the expat they always wanted to have!

Tax advantages for expats in the Netherlands

Tax advantages for expats in the Netherlands

The Netherlands has a special tax regime for expats working in the Netherlands. A special tax regulation has been put into place. This 30% regulation compensates you for a part of the costs you have to make to go and work in the Netherlands.

VrijMiBo The Evening To End Your Workweek

VrijMiBo The Evening To End Your Workweek

Work does not end at Friday 5 o’clock. VrijMiBo is the thing to properly end your workweek with your co-worker. The goal isn’t only to be social, but it can also help your career in the best but also the worst way. So check our blog about the VrijMiBo to learn more

7 Weird Dutch Habits

7 Weird Dutch Habits

Weird habits? Leave that to the Dutch. Check out these 7 habits you probably never heard of!

4 Need to Knows About Pride Amsterdam 2019

4 Need to Knows About Pride Amsterdam 2019

In a few weeks, the 23rd gay pride will be held in Amsterdam, starting on the 27th of July and ending on the 4th of August. PartnerPete tells you all you need to know about this festival that celebrates diversity and acceptance.

7 Checks to feel at home in your new residence

7 Checks to feel at home in your new residence

While moving house is super exciting (especially when you are relocating to another country), it can often take a while to adjust and feel like you’re truly at home in your new place. Check out our 7 tips to make your new house feel like home!

The cost of Dutch utilities as an expat

The cost of Dutch utilities as an expat

Want to know how high your utility bill in the Netherlands will be? PartnerPete tells you all you need to know about the cost of Dutch Utilities.

Expat guide: Banking in the Netherlands

Expat guide: Banking in the Netherlands

Need help setting up a Dutch bank account? Luckily for you, PartnerPete is here to help! In this article, you can find everything you need to know about Dutch banking.

How to choose the right Mobile Provider in the Netherlands

How to choose the right Mobile Provider in the Netherlands

When living in the Netherlands as an expat choosing the right Mobile Operator can be quite a challenge. PartnerPete has set up some tips that will make selecting the right Mobile Provider in the Netherlands a little bit easier.

Go Green! Use Renewable Energy

Go Green! Use Renewable Energy

Using renewable energy is mandatory if we want to preserve our planet. PartnerPete tells you all you need to know about the benefits of renewable energy.

Top 5 Insurances that Expats needs

Top 5 Insurances that Expats needs

Good insurances are important. But which ones do expats need when moving to the Netherlands? Read more about the essential insurances you’ll need!

What do Dutch People watch?

What do Dutch People watch?

Cable TV is fairly cheap in the Netherlands and offers a wide variation of channels. What do Dutch people watch and which channels are being broadcasted? PartnerPete will tell you!

What kind of Internet User are you?

What kind of Internet User are you?

Don’t know what internet package you need? We help you decide what kind of internet user you are so that you can make the right choice.

Is Insurance in the Netherlands Mandatory?

Is Insurance in the Netherlands Mandatory?

Moving to the Netherlands involves a lot of hassle such as finding the right insurances. But is insurance mandatory in the Netherlands? We’ll help you find out!