How Intlmovers.com works
How to use Intlmovers.com for your Florida move
- Choose where you are moving to and from on the dropdown
- Select from the listed international movers
- Complete the simple online quotation request form
Why you should use Intlmovers.com for your international removal to Florida
- The movers have years of experience with removals to Florida
- Avoid the stress, the movers do all the hard work
- They have contacts in Florida which can make your removal
About moving to Florida
Florida is home to Disney World, an international destination for many. Disney World is not just one park but is a huge area that is includes a number of Disney theme parks.
These include the Magic Kingdom, Epcot, Animal Kingdom Park and Hollywood Studios. There are also the water parks of Blizzard Beach and Typhoon Lagoon.
Sea World is another popular international attraction based in Orlando, as is the Kennedy space center in Cape Canaveral.
Whilst tourism certainly makes a huge contribution to the state of Florida, it attracts people from everywhere for more reasons than just the theme parks.
Climate in Florida
Florida is also referred to affectionately as the sunshine state. It is considered a transient state because many people relocate to Florida during the winter months to enjoy the mild Florida winter.
Conversely, they often leave to avoid the hot and humid summers that often arrive with thunderstorms. From the 1st June to the 30th November it is hurricane season in Florida.
It is prudent to always have a hurricane kit supplied with torches, tinned food and spare batteries.
Cost of living in Florida
Florida is made up of 67 counties, and the cost of real estate across the region varies depending on where you are and the type of accommodation you are looking to rent or buy.
As you would expect, prices are generally more expensive in the bigger cities of Jacksonville, Miami, Tampa, St Petersburg and Orlando.
Whilst it is the state capital, Tallahassee is actually the seventh most populated city in Florida.
Florida is considered to have one of the lowest tax rates in the USA. There is no state income tax and state sales tax and corporate tax is very low, which makes Florida a very attractive option for many.
There are also other benefits offered in regards to home ownership, where the value of your home for tax purposes may not increase more than 3% per annum.
Whilst income amounts vary substantially depending on an employee's are of expertise and their specific skills, the average salary is $49,000.
Visa requirements for Florida
Canadian and Mexican passport holders have special rules, depending on their reason for travel to the USA.
Residents with valid passports from some specific countries do not need to have a visa for US stays of up to 90 days.
The USA offers a Visa Waiver Program, of which Australia, New Zealand, Singapore and a number of European countries qualify.
In fact, there are a total of 36 countries that qualify under this program. Should you wish to stay for more than 90 days, you need to arrange a visa for yourself.
The type of visa that you need for your stay in the USA will depend on your reason for being in the USA.
There are a number of special circumstances that warrant special consideration. This includes being married to a US citizen or travelling under an employer sponsorship.
There are also special visas for students, professional athletes, artists and performers.
In order to apply you will need the following documents:
Naturally, it is always recommended that you check with your local authorities for the exact needs for your personal situation before you embark on any international travel.
- Passport - valid for at least 60 days beyond the expiry date of the immigrant visa
- Photographs - 2 passport approved format photos
- Application for Immigrant Visa and Alien Registration (DS-230 Part I & II)
- Civil documents - these include birth and marriage certificates, etc
- Financial support - proof that you can support yourself financially
- Medical forms - confirming medical check and vaccinations
Popular moves from the USA
Most people who live in the USA request moving quotes from Florida, Texas and Illinois
Moving from Florida
The moving companies on Intlmovers are professionals, who often
offer specialization in specific services or fields. If you are moving
from Florida you can request free moving quotes from the best international
moving companies from Florida.
Free of costs and obligations
Without any obligation, you will have the chance to compare
quotes. This will save you time and money. You will receive
a preselected list of six international moving companies, which match your international
moving requirements. By requesting and comparing quotes, you
will find the perfect moving company for the shipping of your personal belongings.