Moving to Scotland from the US has become more popular for many Americans. Some people believe moving to Scotland will be difficult, but with the right help you can move your entire home with no hassle at all.
With over four decades of experience, Schumacher Cargo Logistics has completed thousands of moves to Scotland. We have streamlined the moving process, helping us deliver our customers the best value for their shipment.
Read our Scotland moving guide below and start your international move today!
How to Move to Scotland from the USA
With so many people thinking about coming here, we compiled a guide on how to move to Scotland. There are many nuances to moving to less populated parts of the UK which we’ll explain below.
Steps for International Moving to Scotland
- Calculate Volume of Goods
- Get a Quote
- Ship your Goods to Scotland
- Receive your Goods Overseas
Volume to Ship to Scotland
Before starting your move to Scotland, create an estimate for the volume you want to ship. Once you know the size of your move, you will have a better understanding of the necessary services. Each move is unique and knowing what you are actually moving will allow you complete the process successfully.
How Much Does Moving to Scotland Cost
Once you have a estimate for the size of your move, the next step is to complete a quote request. Each particular move will have a different price due to factors such as volume or origin. For this reason our representatives create custom quotes for every move to make sure you get the most accurate information. To illustrate the difference, the price for moving to Scotland from LA may be different than NY even for the same goods.
Request a custom quote through our Online Quote Form
Export Your Goods to Scotland
Our door to door moving service makes it easy to export goods to Scotland. We pick up the goods from anywhere in the US then pack and load them into a container. They will then ship once the container is ready to go. You will receive a Bill of Lading and message as the ship leaves which includes an ETA for the arrival.
Transit Time for Shipments to Scotland
There are many variables that affect the overall amount of time your move will take. Generally from your door to the port in England, it takes about 5-7 weeks from the East Coast. The actual time to move the goods to your door in Scotland has so many factors that we rather your representative give you an estimate once they have all your move details.
As international movers, we do everything that we can to meet our estimate but these should serve more as a guide than exact times.
Complete the Move Overseas
The main port for importing goods in Scotland is in Southampton, England. For shipping household goods to Scotland, we offer door to door services meaning you can choose for us to deliver anywhere in the country.
When arriving, your goods enter the custom clearance process. Once they clear, they will be unloaded and a representative will contact you regarding the next step. Your delivery will be scheduled as transit is secured and then delivered to your door. After receiving your goods, all that’s left is to enjoy your time as an expat in Scotland.
Fun and Interesting Scotland Facts
- Scotland’s national animal is the unicorn
- Golf was said to be invented here
- There is the most redheads per capita
Start your move to Scotland by filling out the our Online Quote Form today!
For more information regarding international moves, please call one of our representatives at:
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