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.
Ultimate Guides to Moving to the USA
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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...
Very happy with service and price
They were absolutely amazing, couldn’t be more helpful and accommodating. Used them before and very happy with service and price.Caroline WhittleManchester
Professional visit and quote
James Conley was leading and in control at all times. Used the company after getting an impressive flyer through letter box and professional visit and quote. Martin Wilkes handled the initial enquiry knowledgeably and courteously all aspects.Bernard StevensBirmingham
So professional and efficient
They were absolutely brilliant! they just got on with the job while I tidied the remaining bits up and then started cleaning at the new house. Hardly knew they were there as they were so professional and efficient! Really nice crew. I would definitely recommend.
Nick was really friendly and I felt confident in everything he said. Felt really confident with the company.Natalie DaviesManchester
Hard working, incredibly friendly, and a delight to work with
Bradshaws moved my parents - John and Helen Bennett - from Stratford upon Avon to Henley on Thames this week. I wanted to give a personal recommendation, and a huge thank you, to Fabio on the team. He was hard working, incredibly friendly, and a delight to work with. I hope he is given suitable recognition for the work he does for you.John BennettBirmingham
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