Moving to USA

International House Removals - UK to USA

Moving To USA

As a fully insured House Removals Company we are dedicated to providing an efficient house removals service right across the USA. We will be able to answer all your questions and assist you every step of the way. We are an international removals company trading as First Base Freight, we have over 20 years experience in the overseas relocation industry, as well as providing removals to hundreds of destinations worldwide we also offer services to ship vehicles. Due to us shipping vast volumes of traffic with the major shipping lines, we have managed to secure preferential rates to most of our current destinations, this allows us to pass these great savings on to you.

Overseas House Removals to USA

When moving & relocating from the UK to the USA, your household goods and personal effects will be shipped from the port of Southampton or Felixstowe in the UK. From here we can offer services to many different ports in America such as Baltimore, Charleston, Galveston, Jacksonville, New York, Port Hueneme, Tacoma and many more. Transit times differ vastly from 9-30 days depending on which port your household goods sail from and to, using the information you provide us; we will be able to arrange shipping from and to the most suitable ports whilst factoring in overall costs and travel distance.

Moving To USA - Online Quotation

You can receive your free quotation by simply filling in the quick quote form on your right, this will allow us to start the relevant proceedings to arrange your move to the USA.

We will require from you a copy of the photo page from your passport and an itemised inventory showing all the household goods that you have packed, alternatively you can opt for our professional packing team to carefully pack and itemise all your personal effects for you.

Depending on the amount of goods you are taking with you to the USA, we will either arrange for your household goods to be loaded into a 20ft or 40ft container outside of your property. Or we can arrange for your items to be brought back to our warehouse where they will be professional stacked and palletised using our bespoke packing methods; your goods would then be shipped in a shared container/groupage. Again depending on the information you give us, we will arrange the best method of shipping that suits you.

For any goods professionally packed by our removal team we can offer all risk insurance to cover your goods in transit against any accidental damage, if you choose to pack your household goods yourself then you have the option of Marine insurance to cover your goods against total loss, water damage and total loss only.

Local Moving Fees In The USA

When shipping anything to the USA you will be required to arrange and pay any local customs, duties and taxes. We can arrange an agent to help arrange all relevant paperwork for you who can assist you will all local fees, if you have your own agent or do not require one then please inform us. For more details on local fees in the USA please Click Here.

You will also need to fill in and submit a Declaration for free entry of unaccompanied articles form to the Department of Homeland Security U.S Customs and Border Protection. This will require an itemised list of all merchandise that you intend to take to the USA.


As well as providing a quality international removals USA service, we can also deliver your household goods to all the states in the USA including: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia. International removals to the USA, safe and secure shipping of your personal effects and furniture by secured container.


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