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 New York
There is much more to New York than just New York. With 19.85 million residents, New York is the fourth most populous state in the USA. It’s true that 40% of the state’s population lives within New York City, but there is plenty to explore across its 55,000 square miles. New York state was one of the 13 original colonies which first formed the United States, which is perhaps why we associate NY culture with being so typically American. All of this, truly does make New York a remarkable city to reside in, why not consider moving to New York?
New York City – let’s start with the obvious. NYC is the most populous city in the US, and is deservedly the cultural, financial and media capital of the world. The city’s fast pace is a result of its position as a hotspot for business, and it is also an important location for international diplomacy, acting as host to the headquarters of the United Nations as well as other organisations.
Rochester – located on the southern shore of Lake Ontario, Rochester is a great place to live for people of all ages, with low living costs as well as a low rate of unemployment. In terms of education, Rochester has good schools and several universities, including the University of Rochester and Rochester Institute of Technology.
Buffalo is New York state’s second largest city and lies in a beautiful location on the eastern shore of Lake Erie, close to Niagara Falls. There is plenty to do in Buffalo whatever your interests, from roaming around the 50+ art galleries to taking a stroll in one of the city’s many parks- there are more than 20 in total!
Albany is the state capital and is situated on the west bank of the Hudson River. The city is a hub for high-technology and nanotechnology industries, so is a great location to consider for your move to the USA if you work in this sector. Albany has plenty to offer by way of keeping you entertained both by day and night, with more than 60 public parks, as well as a vibrant nightlife and good entertainment.
Transport / Getting Around in New York
There is great public transport to get you around within New York as well as connections to other states and countries. The ‘Northeast Corridor’ train service runs through New York on its way between Boston, Massachusetts and Washington DC. Within the state, the ‘Empire Corridor’ runs between New York City and Niagara Falls. There are also intercity networks which can get you from place to place on a budget. In terms of aviation, New York state has 20 commercial airports, 11 of which operate international services. With this in mind, transport around New York is most certainly not an issue.
Things to Do in New York
Moving to New York is an exciting adventure which offers an array of opportunities. Whilst you’re nearby, it’s highly recommended that you experience the buzz of NYC. For a more outdoorsy vibe, you can go hiking in the Adirondack mountains, or fishing in Lake Ontario. Letchworth State Park is a largely overlooked spectacle but is sufficiently breath-taking to be referred to as the “Grand Canyon of the East”.
New York City has 722 miles of subway track
The “New York Post” is the oldest running newspaper in the United States and has been in print since 1803.
The first railroad in America ran a distance of 11 miles between Albany and Schenectady
New York was the first state to require license plates on cars.