Moving to Los Angeles, USA
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If you are looking for a quick and easy way of finding international moving companies to help you with an international move to Los Angeles, Inlmovers can help you. It is a completely cost free service, and you will receive up to six quotes from professional international moving companies. The quotes that you receive are obligation free and will help you compare your available options.
Cheapest doesn’t mean best
Most people understand that they get what they pay for. If you are only comparing price, then you are not doing a fair evaluation of what you should choose for your international moving needs. Make sure that you check exactly what is included in your quote for your move to or from Los Angeles. That way you can be sure of getting the best value for your moving dollar.
Details that you provide
International moving companies are specialists in logistics. They understand the challenges that an international move can bring. So when you are requesting quotes for your Los Angeles move, make sure that you include as much useful information as possible. This includes mentioning if you have items that will require special attention during the move, such as a piano or antiques.
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 Los Angeles
- The movers have years of experience with removals to Los Angeles
- Avoid the stress, the movers do all the hard work
- They have contacts in Los Angeles which can make your removal cheaper
About moving to Los Angeles
Visa requirements for Los Angeles
When you are planning an international move to the USA, be sure that you have researched what is needed for customs in regards to your visa requirements. If you are a passport holder form one of 36 participating countries, you can make use of the Visa Waiver Program in the USA.
Countries that make up the list include Australia, New Zealand, Singapore as well as a number of European countries. These citizens are allowed to come to the USA for a maximum of 90 days without needing a special 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 a new country, it is important that you always check with the correct authorities for the visa requirements for your personal situation.
Employment in Los Angeles
Los Angeles is home to Hollywood, the global epicenter of movie production and film studios. So it comes as no great surprise that a huge amount of employment in Los Angeles is built around that industry. A great amount of income is earned via the tourism industry that has been created based on this core area. Additionally, Los Angeles also has a vast amount of industries that include aeronautics and shipping, as well as manufacturing, communications, fashion and finance.
Cost of living in Los Angeles
The cost of living in Los Angeles is estimated at being around 33% above the national average. Housing costs are considered to be one of the highest in the country. Depending on where you are in Los Angeles, and the size of your apartment, the monthly rental price of an apartment averages around $850. In 2011, the average annual salary was reported to be around $68,000.
Climate in Los Angeles
Los Angeles experiences a sub tropical-Mediterranean climate, which means that it generally enjoys warm and sunny weather for much of the year. The city experiences little rainfall with an average of just 35 days annually that have measurable precipitation.
The average daily temperature during the summer months is around 74°F (23°C), whilst during the winter months is closer to 59°F (15°C).
The city of Los Angeles is also subject to temperature fluctuations that are typical of a microclimate. This means that there is a great difference in temperature between locations that are relatively close by to each other. Further, temperatures in one location are often subject to substantial daily swings, which can be as great as 30°F (17°C).
Fast facts about Los Angeles
- Referred to as the City of Angels
- LA county population is around 10.3 million people
- Has on average 325 days of sunshine per year
- Official flower is the Bird of Paradise
- Home to the Hollywood Walk of Fame
Popular moves to Los Angeles
Los Angeles is a popular destination for people from Chile, El Salvador and Mexico
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 mishandled because they will transport it reliably and responsibly, so that your belongings arrive in unscathed and ready for you to start your new life in Los Angeles.
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 requirements. By requesting and comparing quotes, you will find the perfect moving company for your relocation.