United States of America

The United States of America is a federal constitutional republic comprising fifty states and a federal district. The country is situated mostly in central North America, where its forty-eight contiguous states and Washington, D.C., the capital district, lie between the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans.

The United States is bordered by Canada to the north and Mexico to the south. The state of Alaska is in the northwest of the continent and Canada lies to the east. Hawaii is an archipelago in the mid-Pacific and they also possesses several territories in the Pacific and Caribbean.

Allied Pickfords provide international removals services via airfreight and sea-freight to the USA and can offer you affordable services to suit your individual needs. Whether you require a full container sent by ship or a shared use container, Allied Pickfords can help you to pack and transport your effects to your new destination. You may also want to consider an air shipment when moving to the USA for those essential personal belongings you will require immediately upon your arrival.

Whether you are moving from Sydney to Dallas, Melbourne to Chicago, Perth to Boston, Brisbane to Miami or anywhere from within Australia, Allied Pickfords can assist you with your move to America. Our regular services to popular destinations include moving clients to Los Angeles, New York, Chicago, San Francisco and many more locations across the USA.

Allied Pickfords have over 75 years of experience in the region and we can provide you with the information you need to move – individually, or with your family, children, and even the family pet. Moving to the USA is a big step and Allied Pickfords can help you to make the process as easy as possible. Call us on 13 25 54 to discuss your move to America.

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Our International Removals Services to the USA

Allied Pickfords are the international furniture removals and relocation specialists in Australia. Our expert team of friendly, professional removalists have helped thousands of individuals and families make the move overseas to their new home in the United State of America and we would love to do the same for you. If you’re thinking about moving overseas from Australia, do so with the moving company more Australians trust to get them there in one piece. Our international relocation services include:

Packing

There are strict importation laws and processes in place when importing items into the USA and it is for these reasons we recommend that Allied Pickfords professionally pack your consignment. The packing teams take responsibility for the safety of your belongings and have the appropriate resources and materials required to ensure that the items arrives safely.

Our team of international removalists are professionally trained in wrapping and packing techniques in preparing your items for international transportation. Our international wrapping material offers the ultimate protection for your furniture and is designed to protect the items for their long journey ahead.

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Insurance

Moving overseas always presents risks, especially when travelling long distances across the ocean. There are circumstances outside of our direct control when moving overseas and why the team at Allied Pickfords recommend considering our International Transit insurance.

In the unlikely event your furniture or home contents are affected, Allied Pickfords offers a comprehensive transit and storage insurance solution for household moves and can provide you with a comprehensive “New for Old” cover. Ask our team for a copy of Product Disclosure Statement (PDS) so you can consider the most appropriate level of cover that best suits your needs.

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Storage

Many clients may not want to move all of their effects overseas and is why we offer a short or long term storage for those clients moving overseas. With our international network of over 600 locations around the world you can store your goods safely here in Australia or in anyone of our locations across the United States of America.

Our removals team will place all of your furniture into our storage modules which are designed to allow the furniture to breathe, and are also dust-proof and vermin-proof. All items placed into storage will be listed on an inventory list, then packed and moved to a designated Allied Pickfords storage facility and placed into a secure storage environment.

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Vehicle Transport

Getting a car imported to the USA can be difficult, so it is necessary to establish prior to shipment that it meets the criteria, otherwise it could be returned to origin or confiscated at the owner’s cost. For these reasons vehicles are best shipped separate from any personal effects. It is important to speak with one of our move consultants about the process as rules and regulations are subject to change and will vary at times depending on the individual circumstance.
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Pet Transport

Moving to United States of America can be a stressful experience when leaving family and friends behinds. The team at Allied Pickfords understand that Pets can also be part of the extended family and a major consideration when moving overseas.

There are strict controls and restrictions on the importation of animals, which is regulated by the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service and U.S. Public Health Service. As regulations can often change we always would recommend that you speak to your Allied Pickfords move consultants to ensure we can refer you to an approved pet specialist in this area.

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Additional Services

At Allied Pickfords, we offer a complete door-to-door international removals service so you don’t have to lift a finger. Imagine how great it will feel having the entire moving process taken care of by the experienced team at Allied Pickfords, including the pets! Arrive relaxed and organised in your new home thanks to our professional movers, by combining some or all of the following moving services:

  • Pre-Move Services
  • Organising your belongings
  • Complete unpacking services
  • Home cleaning services
  • Home handyman services

Speak to our friendly team to see how we can assist with moving you to United States of America and take the stress out of moving!

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We offer additional services to make your move easier

 

When you are moving to America the team at Allied Pickfords are here to help you with your international removal and packing services. Our professional overseas packing teams are trained and skilled to ensure the safe transportation of your household furniture items.

All our locations across Australia have quality systems and processes in place when it comes to how we wrap and handle your furniture items. Our removalist training academy also ensures that our professional removalists are trained in the art of overseas removals. The removalists teams are highly trained in the art of international packing and wrapping services to ensure your furniture are protected to industry leading standards for their overseas journey. It is for these reasons that thousands of customers each year rely upon our international shipping services to the USA and beyond!

Our international wrapping materials are of the highest quality when moving to the USA. We have a large range of moving boxes in all different shapes and sizes to ensure we protect your furniture items whilst moving overseas. We offer customised crating services for those higher value items which may need some added protection.

When moving to America there are strict laws in place when transporting household items to the USA. It is important that when shipping goods to America that they are professionally packed to avoid potential lengthy customs inspections. Our teams are well trained in the complexities and regulations around transporting your household items to America. Speak to one of our moving consultants for more information on shipping your goods to America.

What do you need to do when moving overseas from Australia to the USA?

To ensure your international furniture removal requirements to the United States of America are not only met, but exceeded, choose the international removalist company that helps you understand what it take to undertake a successful overseas move.

Do I have to be in the country when my goods are delivered as I may be travelling at the time?

Yes – There are certain regulations for when clients are moving into United States of America that stipulate you must be in the country on arrival of your personal effects.

If I have new furniture and household items will there be any taxes payable?

Any new items may be subject to customs inspection and charges. It is best to speak to one of our move consultants for more information.

How long will my goods take to get to United States of America from Australia?

The length of time for transit will vary from each capital city area and depending on what vessel dates are available at the time of booking. As a guide, we have put together the following table but these are indicative timeframes only and will always vary depending on the destination and shipping timetables.

Can I take foodstuffs into United States of America?

United States of America have very strict laws and regulations when transporting any type of food into the country. Food of any type, including herbs and spices/beverages, can cause delays in terms of clearances, so it is not recommended for inclusion in a personal effects shipment.

Can I take my car to the United States of America?

Yes you can, although it can be difficult, so it is necessary to establish prior to shipment that it meets the criteria, otherwise it could be returned to origin or confiscated at the owner’s cost. For these reasons vehicles are best shipped separate from any personal effects. It is important to speak with one of our move consultants about the process as rules and regulations are subject to change and will vary at times depending on the individual circumstance.

In most cases, cars can be imported duty free if owned for more than one year. All vehicles must meet stringent Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Dept of Transport Standards (DOT) criteria. Vehicles over 25 years old are exempt, but forms must still be completed.

Speak to one our moving consultants for more information.

Can I take my electrical items to the United States of America?

Electrical items will not generally function on the US system, due to the different voltages used.

Can I move my pet to the United States of America?

Yes you can, although there are strict controls and restrictions on the importation of animals, which is regulated by the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service and U.S. Public Health Service. Your move consultant will be able to provide more information.

Can you help me with the Customs forms?

Your move co-ordinator and consultant will guide you through the process. We do have a guide, “How to fill out your U.S. Customs Form” to ensure we make it as easy as possible.

Allied Pickfords have many shipping services to America. These range from “Shared Containers” where you have a small amount of furniture to be moved so you only pay for the space you use in the container right up to 40 Foot container shipments. The transit period for shared containers will be slightly longer and if you are not in a hurry for your furniture items this option can be a very cost effective way in moving to United States of America.

For those customers with full households to be moved our “Sole-Use” transit method may be more convenient and cost effective where we can then plan around specific dates and time frames when moving to the United States of America.

We can arrange air freight services where goods are required in a very short space of time to get you up and running in your new home overseas. Speak to one of our move consultants for more information and what type of transit method will best suit your needs and budget.

Not only are there logistical factors in this process but furniture is not designed to be moved and prone to risk during the transit. This is why Allied Pickfords have developed our comprehensive Transit and Storage insurance policy to give you total peace of mind whilst your goods are in transit. As part of this process we have our own Financial Services Licence* which allows us the flexibility to offer our customers cover for your effects to their full replacement value (new for old) when moving overseas and in the rare instance of a claim ensuring you deal with a dedicated case manager – no messy third parties!

*Financial Services Licence # 294595 is registered under the name of SIRVA Pty Ltd trading as Allied Pickfords.

Importing your furniture & household items to the United States of America

When moving to United States of America, there are important considerations that you need to make sure of when relocating. It is important that all of your belongings are packed and labeled in the right way, and that they’re all acceptable for the authorities on the other side.

Importation of goods to the USA is overseen by the Department for Homeland Security and consignments arriving in the continental United States are considered from several angles with regards to Security, Safety, Customs Tax and Duty Revenues and Environmental Protection.

Your Move Consultant will provide you with the advice and forms required to ensure your move is completed with ease as these rules and regulations can change from time to time. Allied Pickfords has been moving people from Australia to United States of America for decades and are the award winning international moving company that people turn to time and time again.

Moving to America or anywhere across the United States of America is a long way from home! When moving to America, the journey is over 15,000 kilometres from Australia which means you need proven and experienced removalists to help you get there.

Allied Pickfords ISO Quality systems ensure that you are moving with industry leaders when shipping furniture to America. Our locations meet stringent quality standards with regards to packaging materials, resources, transportation methods and technology. Our Removalist Training Academy ensures that we continually improve and refine our methods for your goods safety whilst in transit.

Allied Pickfords are part of the following industry bodies:

With almost 400 years of overseas moving experience backed by a Global Service Charter and international removals tracking systems you can relax in knowing that your furniture is in safe hands when relocating to the United States of America.

Allied Pickfords has multiple locations across United States of America to ensure that you get safely to your final destination. Our door to door service means you can let us pack, transport and help you through the customs clearance process. Relax and let Allied Pickfords carry the load when moving to America!

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Taking care of the forms

When moving into the United States of America our import team will be there to work alongside you. We will assist with providing the necessary forms and information that you need for a smooth transition.

When moving with Allied Pickfords you are working with a team of dedicated international moving experts that understand all the regulations and documentation required. There’s no need to study up on legal terms and your rights and responsibilities if you are using our services as we are here every step of the way to assist you with the paperwork required. That’s the Allied Pickfords difference.

International Resources

As we have relocated thousands of clients to America, we have many years of experience with international moving and the questions clients ask. Our moving to United States of America “Fact Sheets” are a great step in beginning your research when moving overseas.

We have also compiled some FAQ’s for clients moving to United States of America and great range of moving tips and resources for migration, visas and country-specific facts. Should these not address your specific questions, we are only a phone call away!

Get in touch with our international removals team today

We provide a professional and affordable packing and international removal services from Australia for moving projects of every size. Allied Pickfords has everything you need, and we look forward to helping you with your interstate removals requirements! Call our team on 13 25 54 and speak with our friendly staff, or contact your nearest office below:

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Albury/Wodonga
9 Kane Road, Wodonga VIC 3690
Ph (02) 6024 5333
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The most trusted local & interstate furniture removal company in Geelong

Geelong
1-57 Wood Street, South Geelong VIC 3220
Ph (03) 5221 1854
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Melbourne Business Relocations Office
3 / 148-152 Bangholme Road, Dandenong VIC 3175
Ph (03) 9904 0100
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Melbourne Home Removals Office
202-228 Greens Road, Dandenong VIC 3175
Ph (03) 9797 1500
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Melbourne North West Home Removals Office
34 Colbert Road, Campbellfield VIC 3061
Ph (03) 9357 0330
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Allied Pickfords provide home & office furniture removals & storage services in Coffs Harbour

Coffs Harbour
22 Craft Close, Toormina NSW 2452
Ph (02) 6658 7125
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Newcastle
3 Orton Close, Heatherbrae NSW 2324
Ph (02) 4987 2211
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Sydney Business Relocations Office
25A Amax Avenue, Girraween NSW 2145
Ph (02) 8889 2500
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Professional, experienced & affordable furniture movers in Sydney

Sydney ​Home Removals Office
Unit 2, 1 Foundation Place, Pemulwuy NSW 2145
Ph (02) 8868 2888
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Sydney Local Moving Office
20 Tarlington Place, Smithfield NSW 2164
Ph (02) 8788 5600
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Wagga Wagga
204-210 Hammond Avenue, Wagga Wagga NSW 2650
Ph (02) 6931 7144
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Brisbane ​Business Relocations Office
70A Flanders Street, Salisbury QLD 4107
Ph (07) 3216 7440
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Brisbane ​Home Removals Office
490 Freeman Road, Richlands QLD 4077
Ph (07) 3717 5300
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Cairns
296-298 Hartley Street, Cairns QLD 4870
Ph (07) 4035 2694
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Emerald
Lot 14 Industrial Drive, Emerald QLD 4720
Ph (07) 4982 4344
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Gladstone
5 Bentley Street, Gladstone QLD, 4680
Ph (07) 4979 1177
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Allied Pickfords offers home & office moving services on the Gold Coast

Gold Coast
25 Casua Drive, Varsity Lakes QLD 4227
Ph (07) 5593 4263
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Allied Pickfords Mackay offers professional, award-winning moving & storage services

Mackay
6 Margaret Vella Drive, Paget QLD 4740
Ph (07) 4952 5687
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Allied Pickfords specialises in relocating homes or officeson the Sunshine Coast

Sunshine Coast
32 Kayleigh Drive, Maroochydore QLD 4558
Ph (07) 5479 6537
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Toowoomba
1 Molloy Street, Torrington QLD 4350
Ph (07) 4634 0526
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Residential & commercial moving in Townsville.

Townsville
156 Webb Drive, Bohle QLD 4818
Ph (07) 4774 5799
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Adelaide Business Relocations Office
33 Wingfield Rd, Wingfield, SA, 5013
Ph (08) 7099 4866
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Allied Pickfords is the Adelaide home & office relocation company you can depend on

Adelaide Home Removals Office
41-45 Davis Street, Wingfield, SA, 5013
Ph (08) 8444 7000
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Albany
22A Kelly Street, Albany WA 6330
Ph (08) 9841 8924
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Broome
11 Farrell Street, Broome WA 6725
Ph (08) 9192 3108
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Commercial & Residential Removals Service in Bunbury

Bunbury
25 Kerr Road, Picton WA 6229
Ph (08) 9725 6055
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Allied Pickfords furniture removal services in Esperance

Esperance
Lot 4, 2001 Hill Street, Esperance WA 6450
Ph (08) 9071 2600
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Allied Pickfords offers home moving services in Geraldton, Western Australia

Geraldton
308 Place Road, Geraldton WA 6530
Ph (08) 9921 2134
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Kalgoorlie
Suite 7/36 Brookman Street, Kalgoorlie WA 6430
Ph (08) 9021 1348
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Karratha
1969 Anderson Road, Karratha WA 6714
Ph (08) 9185 1822
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Newman
Lot 1589 Welsh Drive, Newman WA 6753
Ph (08) 9185 1822
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Perth Home & Office Removals from Allied Pickfords

Perth
80-92 Sheffield Road, Welshpool WA 6106
Ph (08) 9334 5555
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Perth Business Relocations Office
Suite B, 80-92 Sheffield Road, Welshpool WA 6106
Ph (08) 9459 6766
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Hire the BEST furniture movers in Port Hedland

Port Hedland
Lot 3 Trigg Street (Cnr Sandhill Street), Wedgefield WA 6721
Ph (08) 9172 2699
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Allied Pickfords is a removalist company in Alice Springs, Australia.

Alice Springs
8 Power Street, Alice Springs NT 0870
Ph (08) 8955 5885
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Local, Interstate & International Removalists in Darwin

Darwin
887 Stuart Hwy, Berrimah NT 0828
Ph (08) 8932 5999
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Groote Eylandt
39 Errungwa St, Alyangula NT 0885, Australia
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Canberra
47 Sawmill Circuit, Hume ACT 2620
Ph (02) 6298 8400
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“Top customer service from every staff member”

I received a very friendly welcome at the depot and advice to repack for the safety of my belongings – then with my permission the guys did it for me! I was very impressed. When it came to collection at the other end the depot gave follow up calls and ensured I knew where my boxes were and when to expect them. Then they arrived about a week early so I was very pleased! Planning on using them again soon. Great value for money and lovely people to deal with.
Tessa, Melbourne

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