Shipping Belongings from the UK to USA Guide

By Bournes International Moves - August 20, 2019
Shipping Belongings from the UK to USA Guide

One of the big questions you may have in preparing to move is what to ship to the USA with you and how to arrange international removals to get it all there. 

In this post we'll cover:

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Shipping a car to the USA - should you ship or buy when you get there?

By Kirsty Parsons - November 20, 2014
Shipping a car to the USA - should you ship or buy when you get there?

As well as deciding on which household goods to ship you might also be considering shipping a car to the USA when you move. But should you ship or should you buy a new car when you arrive?

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Speed Limits and their enforcement in the USA

By Kirsty Parsons - November 20, 2014
Speed Limits and their enforcement in the USA

If you're moving to the USA and planning to drive then speed limits and their enforcement in the USA will be an important thing to be aware of. Speeding is generally taken much more seriously in the US than in many other countries.

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Moving pets to the USA and Canada: top tips

By Kirsty Parsons - November 20, 2014
Moving pets to the USA and Canada: top tips

If you are moving to USA or Canada and worried about whether you can take your pet with you then you needn't be. Moving pets to the USA and Canada has become even easier recently thanks to the Pets Travel Scheme - or PETS for short - that has consolidated the requirements for those countries who have signed up to the scheme.

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How to drive in the USA: 4 top tips

By Kirsty Parsons - November 20, 2014
How to drive in the USA: 4 top tips

If you're emigrating to Ameirca and planning on continuing to drive when you get there then it's really important that you know exactly how to drive in the USA. From knowing which side of the road to drive on to what the speed limits are, here are our 4 top things to remember...

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Where to live in California

By Bournes International Moves - November 20, 2014
Where to live in California

Nicknamed the Golden State, California is synonymous with glamour; beautiful beaches, endless shopping opportunities and celebrity spotting are all some of the reasons people choose to holiday here. But what about if you’re planning to move here permanently, which area is right for you? Here's our guide to where to live in California

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Finding a school when emigrating to the USA

By Kirsty Parsons - November 20, 2014
Finding a school when emigrating to the USA

Finding a school when emigrating to the USA will be top of your list of priorities if you have kids. Moving with children is always difficult, but when you’re moving internationally there’s a lot more to think about – not only will you have to settle your offspring into a completely new way of life with new languages to learn, new friends to make and new food to get accustomed to, but you probably also need to find them a new school. So where should you even begin?

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Living in New York City

By Kirsty Parsons - November 20, 2014
Living in New York City

New York City (NYC), or ‘the Big Apple’ as it locally known is a great place to live - just ask the millions who already inhabit this vibrant, colourful and cosmopolitan city. If you are currently considering moving to the USA and living in New York City then here are a few factors for you to consider...

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Where to live in Chicago: Newcomers Guide

By Kirsty Parsons - November 20, 2014
Where to live in Chicago: Newcomers Guide

Famous for its musical interpretation, Chicago is a city with lots to offer. If you’re about to move then you’ll probably be considering where to live in Chicago trying to narrow down which neighbourhood is best for you – and with so many to choose from, it’s not an easy task…

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Things to see and do in California

By Kirsty Parsons - November 19, 2014
Things to see and do in California

Due to its sheer size and number of inhabitants, there’s no one way to define the Californian lifestyle – except simply to say, there is quite literally something for everyone. From city dwellers to beach goers and country bumpkins, the beauty of moving to California is that you can pick the part that best suits your requirements...

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