Moving to Perth
At John Mason we are experts specialising in your international removals to Australia. We pride ourselves on our professionalism, efficiency and clarity. We take the time to understand the complexities and personal requirements for your move to ensure we meet and surpass the standards you would expect. Furthermore our ethos is one of clarity with our customers, providing clear pricing plans, delivery updates, and helpful guidance and assistance. We take the time to understand your personal requirements before our team commences with any international removals.
Perth is a charismatic and socially diverse city: whether you are moving to Australia for work, lifestyle, or other reasons our overseas removals service will reduce stress and make sure your move is something to look forward to. We pride ourselves on being trusted experts in international shipping, taking the utmost care of your possessions and you throughout the process.
About Relocating to Perth
With an array of stunning parks and beaches and a climate similar to the Mediterranean, moving to Perth has clear benefits. The city also offers excellent employment opportunities and a high standard of living due to its strong, stable economy built on abundant natural resources. In 2019, the city was even voted as the most liveable place in Australia! Perth is undoubtedly remote, sandwiched between desert and ocean, yet it retains a cultured, sophisticated feel with sleek modern buildings and diverse dining options. Perth’s strong expat community is testament to its popularity and one look at the breath taking Indian Ocean sunsets, you’ll see why.
There are plenty of options when considering where to make your home overseas in Perth. Read about the top 10 most popular Perth suburbs, and our guide to your relocation in Perth.
The central southern suburb of Applecross offers beautiful houses, quiet jacaranda lined avenues and stunning views across the Swan River. It’s a very short commute to the city centre and has excellent schools and the best playground in Perth.
With its enviable location overlooking the Indian Ocean, Burns Beach is fast becoming one of the most sort after locations in Western Australia. The northern suburb’s beautiful beaches and pristine parklands are perfect for families thinking of living in Perth.
Yanchep is located on Perth’s stunning northern coastline and boasts both a beautiful, sheltered beach and spectacular National Park. It is perfect for those looking for a suburb with a rural feel yet also has good links to the city and all the amenities a busy family could want.
Carramar is a quiet suburb with a warm, community feel just 30 minutes north of the city centre. It is centred on the Carramar shopping village and community centre and is very close to Lake Joondalup and Neerabup National Park.
Transport in Perth
Perth has a clean and efficient network of buses, trains and ferries all operated by Transperth, or Transwa in more rural areas. Five main train lines link the city to many of Perth’s suburbs and is a popular choice for commuters. As well as the wider bus routes, there is a free ‘CAT’ bus service running throughout the city centre. Perth’s simple, clear road network is driver friendly and, like all of Australia, there is a huge emphasis on road safety.
Leisure Activities and Things to Do in Perth
Perth is packed with beautiful spaces to relax and explore. Kings Park boasts 1000 acres of bushland and gardens right in the heart of the city with stunning views across the river. There are several pristine beaches, including Cottesloe, Scarborough and Trigg. Hillarys Boat Harbour combines a stunning beach and leisure park with a huge selection of shops, restaurants and bars, including some of the best fish and chips in town.
Perth Zoo is also a great family day out with a huge variety of indigenous and exotic creatures. There’s plenty to do around the outskirts of Perth too, the Swan Valley is particularly worth venturing out to for foodies and wine buffs. The port town of Fremantle has maintained its colonial atmosphere and its famous ‘Cappucino Strip’ is the perfect place to sip, sup and chat away an afternoon.
If you fancy a more active daytrip, pack a snorkel, cycling shorts and a picnic and catch a ferry to the beautiful Rottnest Island, you might even spot one of the Island’s adorable ‘Quokkas’, a rare, small marsupial found in just a handful of places in Western Australia.
Interesting facts about Perth
– Perth has more self-made millionaires per capita than any other city in the world, so it’s just the place to for you to explore that new venture.
– Perth was christened the ‘city of lights’ by the astronaut John Glenn when he spotted the city from space during his 1962 orbit.
– Perth is the most isolated capital city in the world, it’s actually closer to Jakarta than Brisbane.
– Known locally as ‘the Fremantle Doctor’, the ocean breeze that cools Perth most afternoons makes it the capital city with the most consistent wind in the world.
Moving to Australia post Covid-19
Relocating to Perth post Covid-19 can seem to be something that seems near impossible given the current circumstances. Considering recent advice from the Government and the British Association of Removals (BAR), we can confirm that John Mason International is fully operational. However, the safety of our customers and employees is our number one priority, therefore we have introduced several new safety measures to ensure we are ‘Covid Secure’. Our international removals remain to be in place, and we have ensured that our process remains as safe and sensible. International removals to Australia are still a viable opportunity despite the current pandemic, and we can assure you that we are here to ensure your move “down under” will be smooth. If you are looking to find out more information around moving to Australia post Covid-19, you can read more in our guide.
Established in 1884, John Mason International Movers has seen the world around us change and as a business we continue to evolve to ensure we deliver a first-class moving experience. Today we are one of the UK’s largest international removals companies, moving around 10,000 people each year. We can guarantee that if you are planning on moving to Australia post Covid-19, we can make the process far easier for you.
News Items about Perth
Read more about Perth in our blog:
Perth named as one of the world’s healthiest cities for women
Western Australia is the most popular destination for British migrants