Benefit from an “Easy Landing” from Comforts of Home
Comforts of Home’s Easy Landing welcome package will make your transition into Barcelona life effortless. Why spend time figuring out paperwork and transportation when you could be out exploring your new home? We’ll take care of it for you!
Individual airport pickup.
A driver from the company Taximés will be waiting for you by name at the airport to help you with your bags. Enjoy a smooth ride straight to COH’s office for your personalized check-in.
We’ll take you to your apartment.
After you’ve finished checking in at COH’s office and have your keys in hand, a driver from Taximés will take you directly to your new home.
Personalized help opening your bank account.
Opening an account in Barcelona is a more complex process than in many other countries. We’ll pre-open your Spanish account before you get to Barcelona, and we'll help you make an appointment so you can finish the process in the first days following your arrival.
Pre-paid SIM card.
Get connected as soon as you arrive. During check-in at our offices, we’ll provide you with a pre-paid SIM card, so you can call and text in Spain right away. If you choose, you can later convert this SIM to a monthly plan through. Remember to have your phone unlocked before coming to Spain.
Some students staying long term in Barcelona must obtain this document from the town hall to be able to obtain or extend their visas. A member of the Comforts of Barcelona team will accompany you to town hall to register as our tenant.
The first ten trips on the Barcelona metro are on us! We'll provide you will a 10-trip metro card at check-in so you can get out to explore the city right away.
COH "Ultimate Barcelona Essentials" Welcome Tote. This is your first-week Barcelona survival kit from COH. We'll provide you with the things you need to feel perfectly comfortable in your apartment right from the get-go: our favorite Spanish food items, basic household items, and toiletries so you can take a nice, hot shower and relax as soon as you get to your new home! We’ll also throw in a universal adapter so you can charge your computer and phone and get online right away. All of this will be waiting for you in a reusable shopping bag you can use all semester each time you go to the grocery store or the market.