Removals to the United States of America
If you are planning on moving to America, whether to the East Coast, West Coast, or somewhere in between, Britannia Bradshaw has the expertise and the local knowledge to tailor the move to your specific needs.
Moving to the USA with Britannia Bradshaw
Packing & Delivery – Our trained packers can pack and wrap all your items to ensure that they are transported safely. If you choose a full door to door service, we will deliver the goods to your new home. Our agents can then unwrap your furniture and unpack your moving boxes onto a flat surface, and all used packing materials will be removed from the site.
Additional removal services – Britannia Bradshaw can provide a variety of additional services when moving to the USA. We can provide comprehensive insurance, can arrange international storage prior to delivery, and can also take care of your pet transport.
Importing Personal Effects to the USA
Household goods and personal effects can usually be imported duty free, provided they have been owned for at least a year before arriving in the USA. Most containers arriving in the United States of America will be subject to examination by US customs. You must ensure you have the appropriate visa for entry into the USA. To import your household goods, we will provide you with the correct customs form, that must be completed prior to the goods leaving the UK.
Prohibitions and Restrictions
In general it is in your interest not to import the following items to the United States of America:
- Firearms & ammunition
- Inflammable goods & substances
- Plants & plant material
- Foodstuffs, perishables or otherwise
- Narcotics and dangerous goods
- Offensive materials
- Alcohol & Tobacco
Transit of groupage or shared load consignments usually takes 8 to 11 weeks via the East Coast and 11 to 14 weeks if going via the West Coast. Sole use containers will normally take 2 weeks to the East Coast and 4 weeks to the West Coast. However, transit times will also vary depending on the size of your consignment, customs or immigration delays and weather conditions.
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Removal quote appointment booking service
Britannia Bradshaw can help your move go smoothly. Contact us for a free, no obligation quote, or by calling 0161 877 5555 (Manchester) or 0121 504 0966 (Birmingham & Coventry) and speak with one of our removals specialists.
How are our appointments carried out
In the current times you might prefer that we don't visit your house in person to carry out a survey. This is fully understandable and we can just as easily undertake the survey by video call, using whatever method you're comfortable with, usually FaceTime or WhatsApp.
See what our customers think of us...
Managed to pack all our belongings into just 4 boxes
Please pass on our thanks to the removal team you sent to us on Thursday and Friday: Tom (who was there both days), Tony, Richard and Andy were all really efficient, polite and professional. We would like to put in writing our thanks to them and told the Friday team we would do so.
Not only were they professional, but as you will know, they managed to pack all our belongings into just 4 boxes. Many thanks again.Allan ClownesManchester
Friendly service and explained everything well
They were both really friendly and helpful and got everything done quickly and smoothly. Used Bradshaws because of the friendly service and they explained everything wellAbi MooreBirmingham
Comments about our removals crew - Exemplary.
Used based on recommendationMark LavertyManchester
BAR company who were willing to respond very quickly
A very willing and courteous crew. Battery move was promised but could not be carried out. We got round it! Wanted a BAR company who were willing to respond very quickly to a difficult set of circumstances. This was a difficult move but Bradshaw scheduled and completed it very efficiently.
Comments regarding your initial enquiry - The move problem was urgent and we were answered quickly.David WilcoxBirmingham
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