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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 Texas

Nicknamed “the Lone Star State” Texas is a giant both in terms of its land area and population, being ranked the 2nd largest state in the US by both of these factors and acting as home to a remarkable 27.5 million inhabitants. Texas was the 28th state to join the USA and has become one of the country’s most famous areas thanks to its distinct culture. The University of Texas in Austin is a well-known and highly regarded institution. If you are considering moving to the US, Texas will undoubtedly check your boxes! With several educational opportunities, and teeming with culture, moving to Texas should most certainly be of interest.

Urban Areas

Houston is the most populous city and the primary port in Texas. It is also the most diverse city in the state, performing on the world stage in a wide variety of industries, from energy through aeronautics to media and fashion, amongst many others.
Austin is the state capital of Texas and is renowned as the live music capital of the world. It is the fastest large growing city in the United States and is a hub for the technology and business industries, with many large companies having their headquarters there. Austin is sometimes referred to as the ‘city of the violet crown’ because of the beautiful glow of colourful light which appears across the hills just after sunset.
Dallas is known for its past centrality to the oil and cotton industries. Today the city is home to many millionaires and billionaires, including a notable number of celebrities. You will find plenty to keep you entertained in Dallas, including a remarkable number of opportunities for eating out: the city has more restaurants per capita than NYC!
San Antonio is the oldest municipality in Texas. The city is Spanish-founded and showcases attributes of this in its character and culture. Industry in the city is centred around the military, healthcare, finance and government civil service.

Getting Around in Texas

Numerous railways operate throughout Texas, connecting towns and cities in the state to one another and making travel within the state very straightforward.

For further travel, Texas has 26 commercial service airports, enabling quick travel within the USA. 14 of these airports operate international flights, so if you’re moving to the USA and want family and friends to come and visit, this is easily possible in Texas. Travel need not be an issue in Texas, with several routes available for you, moving to Texas will be easier than ever.

Things to Do in Texas

Once your move to Texas is in full swing, you won’t be short of things to do. The state is home to the famous Schlitterbahn waterparks, which are in four different locations throughout Texas. The state’s skies also offer some of the best stargazing opportunities in the world, so be sure to make the most of this. On the gastronomic front, Texas barbecue is a real highlight, and if you live in Texas you can enjoy this delight day in, day out. With several offerings around things to do, being proactive and keeping busy will be a thing of the past, so why not consider moving to Texas?

Interesting Facts

  • Texas is the only state to join the US by treaty rather than by territorial annexation.
  • The Waco Bridge was the first suspension bridge to be constructed in the USA. It was built in 1870 and is still in use today as a way for pedestrians to cross the Brazos River.
  • The armadillo is Texas’s official state mammal.

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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Some of our Customer Reviews

From the initial meeting to the pack up John Mason were both friendly and professional. We have already recommended them to friends, we don’t hesitate to recommend them for your move.

Surrey, UK to Auckland, New Zealand - June 2018

My whole experience with John Mason's has been very good, from having Tony surveying till today with the container being packed, I will definitely recommend John Mason to provide removal services.

M.H. South Shields, UK to Perth, Australia – November 2018

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 2019

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