Relocating to China from the U.S.
If you are preparing to move from the United States to China, the team at Allied International can assist. We can help make your relocation smooth and somewhat stress free. Depend on our team of qualified and experienced movers for your overseas move.
We offer over 130 years of experience in relocating people and their belongings all over the world. When planning a relocation overseas, the last thing you want to worry about is the logistics of an international move. At Allied International we can help you proper documentation, Customs regulations and offer a variety of moving services. Depending on the timeframe of relocation you can choose from either ocean or air moving options.
Outlining Your Move to China
To help understand your moving options and requirements, a Allied International specialist will go through a few items with you. These may include:
- When do you have to be in China?
- Do you have a preference of air or by sea to ship your belongings? (may depend on when shipment is needed)
- Will you require packing or custom crating services?
- What is the timeframe you plan on remaining in China?
- Are you moving alone or with family?
- Estimate of the size of your shipment?
There is always some cost when it comes to moving. When moving overseas, it is a major factor to consider and be prepared for. Your initial step will be to contact Allied International to schedule a home survey to receive an estimate to relocate your belongings to China. Depending on your timeframe, you will want to be sure to set this up as early as possible so there is no delay in your shipment.
During a home survey, one of our trained and experienced moving specialists will review all your belongings and determine your shipment’s estimated cubic footage. They will also discuss other services you may need such as packing or crating. Once this is complete you will receive a free quote to relocate your belongings to your new destination.
To receive an accurate quote, contact Allied International to setup an appointment for a home survey. In the end, the cubic footage of your shipment, your chosen method of moving, the services you require, and other factors will determine the cost of your relocation overseas. Having this quote will only help you prepare for the cost of moving overseas.
We offer competitive international moving rates, as well as special discounts for smaller international shipments.
History of China
China, officially known as the People’s Republic of China (PRC), is in East Asia. It borders Mongolia, Russia, North Korea, Vietnam, Myanmar, Bhutan, Nepal, India, Pakistan and Afghanistan. China is the world’s most populous country with an estimated population of over 1.3 billion people.
China is the third most visited country in the world. In one year, there 55.7 million international visitors. This can be attributed to the variety of things to see and do in China. One of the most popular attractions is of course the Great Wall of China. It is the only man-made structure that is visible from the moon. With over 4,000 years of civilization, China has a rich and unique culture – tourists come for the cultural, religion, cuisine plus more. With mountain ranges and historic provinces, there is always something to see.
Dry seasons and wet monsoons help with the variety of temperatures in China. In the winter, the climate is cold and dry, while the summer it is warm and wet. Because of the complex topography in China, the climate changes depending on the region.
In terms of gross domestic product, China has the world’s second largest economy. China is a member of the World Trade Organization and their largest trade partners include Japan, Hong Kong, South Korea, US, Taiwan and Germany.
Many countries have items that are prohibited or restricted from being imported and exported. These items may include food, pets and medications and customs regulations are subject to change at any time. When traveling to China you want to be sure to research all customs regulations. This can be done with your local embassy or the country’s consulate prior to relocating. You can also visit VisaHQ.com, they offer customs regulations for numerous countries.
Plan Your Move Today
We are an international moving company who has been in the moving business for over a century. At Allied International we have the means and experience to successfully accomplish your international relocation. Request an online free personalized quote or in-home estimate to begin your journey across the globe.
Are you ready to start budgeting for your international move? Call Allied International for more information.