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Moving from New York to London

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Moving from New York to London

Moving from New York to London is a big move, but don´t worry because you can quickly and easily obtain free moving quotes with Intlmovers! In a single request, you can compare up to six different moving company services and costs without all the running around. This online quote comparison service is completely free, so why not compare moving companies for your international move?

International moving the easy way

With so many other things to organize, it makes sense to try and outsource as much as the hard work as possible before your London adventure. International moving companies that promote their services on Intlmovers are global moving experts. They offer professional services in all areas of logistics and shipping to international destinations. Trust your move from New York to London with the experts!

Value of services from New York to London

Once you have received your different quotes from the moving companies, it makes it much easier for you to contrast and compare the different services and costs that are available to you for your London move. Get the best value for your international move by comparing not only the price, but the services that you are receiving for that total cost.

How to use Intlmovers

To quickly and easily compare international movers for global relocations:

  1. Select where you are to moving from and to, and click on ‘Find moving companies!’
  2. Complete the easy request form and receive quotes directly for your global relocation.

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Moved from Manchester, UK to Brisbane, Australia (28/2/2019)
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Using Intlmovers for your international move from New York to London

  1. The movers have years of experience with moves to London
  2. Avoid the stress, the movers do all the hard work
  3. They have contacts in London which can make your move cheaper

About moving from New York to London

Moving from New York to London may be one of the most exciting moves you have ever made. London is a world famous city that has a long and vibrant history. It is a brilliant contrast of traditional culture and modern values, with a vibrant social atmosphere.
The London area covers just 607 square miles (1,570 square kilometres) and has a population of around 8 million people. That makes it the one of the most densely populated cities in Europe.

Situated on the River Thames in the south east of England, London is famous for a number of English icons. These include the Tower Bridge, Buckingham Palace and Wembley Stadium. London is also home to four world heritage sites including the Tower of London. The London Underground system is the oldest underground railway network in the world.

Visa requirements when moving to London

If you are moving from New York to London then you will likely need to arrange a visa. The visa requirements for living and working in London (and the UK in general) will be dependent upon your required length and reason of stay.

If you are a European Union National you do not need to get a visa to live in the UK. If you have family members from non- EU countries then you need have suficient documentation of being an EU national living in Europe.

You must prove that you are exercising Treaty rights by being:

  • employed or self-employed
  • studying
  • economically self- sufficient
  • job seeking
  • retired
  • have stopped working in the UK due to a permanent incapacity

Immigration visas are available under the following categories:

  • Tier 1 – high value migrants
  • Tier 2 – skilled workers
  • Tier 4 – students
  • Tier 5 – temporary workers

Visa requirements and regulations for approvals are constantly being reviewed and amended. With any type of international move, it is always a good idea to check with your local embassy to ensure the visa requirements and check for the latest information regarding travel and changes

Employment in London

With the upcoming Olympic Games in 2012, employment in London is receiving a huge boost to its market. London is preparing for one of the world’s biggest sporting events, which not only brings it in to the global spotlight but also brings a number of additional employment opportunities.

The size and location of London make it a central hub for UK, European and global businesses. Many major companies have head offices located in or close to London across all areas such as finance, insurance, government and more.

It is reported that there is a skilled workers shortage in London, with the occupational areas of engineering, medical practitioners, dentists, nurses, scientists and teachers being some of the main areas of shortages.

Cost of living in London

As with most major cities, the cost of living in London is one of the most expensive in the country. As with any type of property purchase or hire, the price you pay is very much dependent on exactly where you are living, the size and type of home and the condition of the property.

London is one of the most expensive places to live in the UK. However, salaries and job opportunities are also generally higher. Some of the popular areas for expats include Shepherd’s Bush, Notting Hill, Camden and St John’s Wood. No matter where you choose to live, your main concern in addition to the price, will include the safety of the area, along with the proximity to amenities such as public transport and other facilities.

International moving quotes

Intlmovers has been providing international moving quotes since 2003. Intlmovers sends thousands of international removal quotes per day for people that are moving from the USA to anywhere in the world! Below are some examples of quotation requests submitted for international moves:

Moving from New York to London
(Quotation date: 04/03/2012 23:59:00)
1 Queen size bed, 1 dining room table with 8 chairs, antique mirror, 4 large framed pictures, 8-10 boxes packed, glassware, ski& poles, 1 small antique chest, 1 small sofa“.

Moving from New York to London
(Quotation date: 04/13/2012 19:43:38)
“6 Large paintings. 4 x large boxes, 12 x medium boxes, various other items. (1.5mx1.5mx3m)”.

Moving from New York to London
(Quotation date: 04/16/2012 00:51:24)
10 box of kitchen goods
9 pcs king size bedroom set
6 pcs queen size bed room set
2 double beds
4 couches
1 dinning table with 6 chairs
1 hutch

Tips for moving from New York to London

Tip 1:
M. Lightfoot moved from New York to London one year ago

With the use of the internet, you can really make a lot of arrangements prior to arrival. I found this really handy to do in my spare time before I actually moved.

Tip 2: G. Emmerton moved from New York to London nine months ago
I started packing well in advance with all the personal items I had that never used. Then when it was the last minute rush of the final packing, there wasn’t so much left to do.

Tip 3:
D. Franger moved from New York to London six months ago

I found a number of expat sites to help me settle in. I forgot how isolating it can be when you first move to a new place and you are trying to fit in and create a new social circle. London is a welcoming venue for this because there are so many expats here.

Tip 4: J. White moved from New York to London four months ago
Get your friends to help you with things you need to do, it was also a good opportunity for me to say goodbye and make sure that we kept in contact after I moved.

Tip 5: C. Lester moved from New York to London eight weeks ago
Get yourself up to speed on the rules of (English) football – and fast! I’m really looking forward to enjoying the social gatherings and understanding what it means when the ref blows the whistle!

Tips for obtaining your visa for your move to London

Tip 1: K. Molly moved from New York to London one year ago
I contacted my embassy as my first step so I knew exactly what I had to do and how I had to do it. I think it saved me a lot of unnecessary time wasting.

Tip 2: M. Baker moved from New York to London ten months ago
I made sure that I had the right documents available so that there was no having to go backwards and forwards for getting my visa reviewed and approved.

Tip 3: A. Robbson moved from New York to London seven months ago
I allowed as much time as possible once I knew about my opportunity so that I could feel confident that that there was enough time to allow for any possible processing delays.

Tip 4: F. Yagel moved from New York to London five months ago
I invested in the help of an adviser to get my visa organised more quickly. It helped save me a lot of emotional and mental stress to get myself organized!

Tip 5: T. Quinn moved from New York to London twelve weeks ago
Do some research online beforehand so you know what to expect and how things will proceed. I found it really useful and very interesting to have a bit of background info before I started the process.

No cost, no obligation

With Intlmovers you can compare up to six quotes simultaneously without costing you anything. You can take advantage of this quote comparison service risk free because if you find that the responses you receive do not meet your needs, then you are under no obligation to accept any of them. Comparing quotes and getting the best value for your moving budget has never been easier!

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