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Specialists in Shipping from the UK to the USA

At John Mason, we have a wealth of experience in Shipping to the US and other worldwide destinations. Whether you’re considering relocating to the US or Australia, we can handle your move in a professional and friendly manner. We provide a complete international removal door to door service, including full export packing and loading. This service is carried out through origin, shipping, customs clearance, delivery and unpacking at your chosen destination. If you are looking for storage at either your origin, or delivery destination, we can also provide this.

Now is better than ever to consider relocating from the UK to the USA. Providing great opportunities for emigrants from the UK, the US truly does offer the opportunity to live in a culturally diverse society.

Moving to the US Post Covid-19

Established in 1884, John Mason International Movers has seen the world around us change daily. As a business, we are continuing to evolve to ensure we deliver a first-class international removal service, making your move to the US and other countries as seamless as possible. Fast forward to today, we are now the UK’s largest international removals companies, moving around 10,000 people internationally each year. We can guarantee that if you are planning on moving to the US, post COVID-19, we can make your international move far easier.

Moving to the US post COVID-19 can feel daunting due to the current circumstances. However, considering the Government guidelines in addition to the British Association of Removals (BAR), we can gladly confirm that we are in fact fully operational. The safety of both our customers and employees, is our number one priority. Therefore, we have introduced several new safety measures to ensure we are Covid Secure. The international removals service to the US remains to be in place, and our process remains to be safe and sound! International removals to the US are a viable opportunity despite the current pandemic, and we can assure you that your move will be smooth sailing.

About Florida

Florida is the southernmost state in mainland USA, hence its nickname ‘the Sunshine State’. It is also the third largest state in terms of population, and names Tallahassee as its capital. Florida’s location allows the state the longest coastline in the mainland of the United States, and as such there are tonnes of beautiful beaches. Moving to Florida would be highly recommended for those looking to relocate to somewhere that is rich in tourism, agriculture and transportation industries.

Suburb Profiles

Tallahassee is the state capital and is home to Florida State University. The city has a large student population; around 36% of inhabitants are students. Tallahassee also plays host to many notable institutions such as the Florida State Capitol, the Supreme Court of Florida and the Florida Governor’s Mansion. Industry in the city is largely professional, hosting several law firms, lobbying organisations, trade and professional associations, including the Florida Bar and the Florida Chamber of Commerce.
Orlando is known as the “theme park capital of the world”, with many attractions such as Walt Disney World, Universal Studios and a whole host of water parks. Orlando is another large student destination: The University of Central Florida is the largest university campus in the US in terms of student population. Additionally, Orlando is one of the busiest cities in the US for conferences and events and is home to the 2nd largest American convention centre.
Miami is a major port city on the Atlantic coast and is home to a large port for cruise ships, often considered to be the best in the world. With regards to industry, Miami is a leader in finance, commerce, media, entertainment and the arts, and of course international trade. many sizeable national and international organisations have a Miami office, and the city has the highest concentration of international banks in the USA.
Jacksonville is the largest city in Florida by population and is the largest in mainland USA by land area. Jacksonville is home to a major military and civilian deep-water port, and thrives in the industries of banking, healthcare, insurance and logistics. There is also a strong tourism industry, particularly in golf-related tourism.

Getting Around in Florida

Transport in Florida is good, with rail services operating not only within the state but also intercity, connecting Florida with states as far as Virginia and New York. Florida has 131 public airports, 7 of which are large international airports, and between them they offer countless domestic flights for travel within the US. If you are considering moving to Florida, transport will most certainly not be a concern for you!

Things to Do in Florida

The world-famous amusement parks may be a huge tourist attraction. But that doesn’t mean locals can’t enjoy them too! Once you have made your big move to Florida, take a trip to Disney World or one of the water parks for a fun-filled family day out. We’d also advise making sure you don’t become complacent to the stunning beaches Florida has to offer, with their white sand, clear blue waters and constant sunshine. You can also head out onto the water for some boating, fishing, or to enjoy the maritime wildlife. On Merritt Island, the Kennedy Space Centre is an educational and fun place to spend a day. People travel long distances to visit the renowned space centre, so if you’re local to the state it’s certainly worth a trip.

Interesting Facts

  • Located on French Reef in Florida Keys, the Benwood is one of the most dived shipwrecks in the world.
  • The Saint John’s River is one of very few rivers that flows north instead of south.
  • Key West has the highest average temperature in the United States.


Our Credentials

As one of the leading providers of overseas removals services on a national and international scale, we pride ourselves on providing a professional and friendly service from ourhighly trained and competent team. We have been recognised as one of the leading international moving companies by the networks below and we are, therefore, proud of our credentials and the quality standard they represent.

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23 January 2023


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Some of our Customer Reviews

If anyone asks me to recommend a removal company, you and your team are absolutely first on my list. You guys have been super helpful plus, all the way from initial contact to the end and so approachable.

Surrey, UK to Sydney, Australia - December 2020

We have been so impressed with the care taken and the quality of packing, and also realise perhaps how lucky we have been to instigate the move when we did, and then to ask John Mason to do it for us.

D.P. Leeds, UK to Perth, Australia – November 2020

Absolutely one of the best movers I have worked with. Pleasant helpful admin staff and the delivery drivers were absolute angels sorting and moving the boxes where I asked them to. Arrived exactly when they said it would.

Selby, UK to Sydney, Australia - September 2020

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