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Moving to Sydney

When you are ready to make your move from the USA to Sydney Australia, Schumacher Cargo is here to help. As one of the most established international moving companies here in the US, we are experts in moving clients from the USA to Sydney.

Read the guide below to find out more of what to expect when moving household goods to Sidney or get a quote for moving to Sydney, Australia now.

Moving to Sydney from the USA

Sydney is a fast paced and lively city with one of the most beautiful harbors in the world. The opera house is probably the most recognizable structure worldwide and it embraces the harbor with its elegance and statuesque presence.
It’s just one of the many things to look forward to when you move to Sydney from the USA.

Facts About Sydney

  • Sydney is the largest city in Australia encompassing 4,689 sq miles
  • Sydney Australia has a population of over 5 million people
  • The median age of residents in Sydney Australia is 35 years old
  • Sydney has the highest percentage of people that use public transportation among other Australian cities
  • The city is the 12th most expensive in terms of property on a sq meter scale
  • Sydney has the third largest fish market in the world!

Can Anyone Move to Sydney?

The Australian immigration dept has a very structured and specific test that you must pass in order to be considered for a visa to live and work in the country.

It depends on your status and if you are a returning citizen or not. If not, you must apply for a visa through the points system to see if you qualify.

Please see the Australian Governments immigration website.

Transporting Your Household Goods To Sydney from the US

International Sydney moving services

Relocating overseas with all of your personal effects from home may sound like a daunting task, however we make it simple. You select your service, tell us how much of your stuff you want to move and we take care of the rest.

In the case of those moving household goods to Sydney, chances are that your effects will have a direct shipment from the U.S.(Los Angeles usually).

*Other Schumacher Cargo locations include Houston, Savannah, Miami and New York.

Additionally, depending on which shipping service you select your shipment could enter Australia at one of the following ports:

  • Adelaide
  • Brisbane
  • Melbourne
  • Fremantle

What Happens When Your Household Goods Arrive in Australia

Depending on the shipping service you have selected, below is what you can expect once your household goods arrive in Australia.

Consolidated container moving:

Once your shipment arrives your goods will be taken from the port to a local warehouse for unloading and then delivered locally by our trusted agents.

Sole container moving:

Household effects could go straight from the port to the door of your new home in Sydney.

Moving a Vehicle to Sydney, Australia

If you are a returning Australian citizen or are moving to Sydney on a working visa, you can bring one car in on a one time only basis if you have owned it in the US for more than 6 months.

One way to prove this by having the title in your name for longer than the time required. You will also have to provide a current US ID.

For those who are importing a vehicle for sale, there are more regulations around this. Any vehicle over 25 years old is fine, and does not need a lot of organization.

Newer cars on the other hand are not so easy. They have to be converted to right hand drive, and conform to Australian standards.

This can cost up to and more than $25k and you will be subject to 9% GST on the value. Ask your Schumacher Cargo moving specialist for more information

If you are ready to make your move get a free online quote for moving your household goods to Sydney today or call us at : 800 599-0190 // 562 408-6677

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Schumacher Cargo Logistics utilizes insured, secured and bonded facilities. We provide warehousing, packing, crating, trucking and loading services out of our own warehouses here in the USA - Los Angeles, Houston, Savannah, Miami, New York, and New Jersey. All other worldwide destinations are covered by our affiliated organization member companies.