Moving to Houston, USA
Compare International Movers
Intlmovers is the perfect way to request up to six quotes from different international moving companies. If you are moving to or from Houston, we have moving and shipping companies who are specialists in moves to and from the Houston area. It is quick and easy to submit your request, and you will only need to take a couple of short minutes to complete the request form. The international moving companies will contact you directly with their offers, so there is no chasing around.
Save yourself time and money
With Intlmovers allowing you to compare a number of quotes in a single request, it means it saves you a lot of time. You don’t have to ring around because the international moving companies receive your move request immediately. When you are able to compare a number of quotes, you can easily see what different prices and services are available and save yourself money.
Logistics and moving
Organizing an international move involves a bit of preparation and work. You can let the international moving companies, who are specialists in logistics, help you manage much of what needs to be done. They will help ensure that your move is handled professionally, and that correct processes are followed to avoid any delays with the transfer of your business and personal goods to or from your Houston address.
How intlmovers.com works
- Choose where you are moving to and from on the menu
- Select from the listed international movers
- Complete the simple online quotation request form
Why you should use Intlmovers for your international removal to Houston
- The movers have years of experience with removals to Houston
- Avoid the stress, the movers do all the hard work
- They have contacts in Houston which can make your removal cheaper
About moving to Houston
Visa requirements for the USA
When you are planning an international move to the USA, you will need to ensure you have the correct paperwork. There is a Visa Waiver Program in the USA. There are 36 participating countries that include Australia, New Zealand, Singapore as well as a number of European countries are able to visit the USA for a maximum of 90 days without the need of a visa.
Canadian and Mexican passport holders have other applicable rules, depending on their reason for travel to the USA.
There are a number of different types of visas for travelling to and staying in the USA. The type that you need to apply for will depend upon your reason for going to the USA. These include examples such as being married to a US citizen or if you are travelling under an employer sponsorship.
There are also special visas for students and professional athletes, as well as for artists and performers. In order to apply, the following documents are required:
- 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
Whenever you are travelling to any country overseas, whether it is for business or pleasure, you should always check with the relevant authorities for the exact needs for your personal situation.
Employment in Houston
With a population of around two million people, Houston is the largest city in the state of Texas and it is also the fourth largest city in the USA. It is home to the industry leaders in space and air trade. Employers such as NASA, Lockheed Martin and Boeing have their bases in Houston.
There are also a large number of nautical and import export commerce industries present. There are a vast number of steamship lines that link Houston with over 1000 ports worldwide, spread over more than 200 countries. This presents a vast opportunity of employment in these fields.
Cost of living in Houston
It is suggested that the median household income in Houston is around $51,500. In comparison with many other cities, Houston can boast an incredible unemployment rate of around 2.3%. The average cost of a one bedroom home or apartment in the Houston area is $210,000.
Climate in Houston
Houston has a sub tropical climate. Its warmest month is traditionally July, with hot and humid summers that experience average temperatures of around 84°F (29°C). The winters are mild and temperate, and the coldest month of January has an average temperature of around 63°F (17°C). Throughout the year snow is rarely seen, and even hail is a not common. However afternoon showers and thunderstorms during extremely humid conditions in the summertime are not unusual.
Fast facts about Houston
- Largest city in Texas
- Fourth largest city in the USA
- Was founded in 1836
- Covers an area of 579 square miles
- Known as the Bayou City
Popular moves to Houston
Houston is a popular destination for people from Australia, Canada and the UK
Experience of our moving companies
The moving companies on Intlmovers are professionals, who often offer specialization in specific services or fields. You do not have to worry about your property being damaged because they will ship it reliably and responsibly, so that your belongings arrive in unscathed and ready for you to start your new life in Houston.
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 6 moving companies, which match your international moving and shipping requirements. By requesting and comparing quotes, you will find the perfect moving company for your relocation.