Moving from New York to Sydney
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Obtaining international moving quotes when moving from New York to Sydney can be done easily! Save yourself time and money on your international moving costs by using Intlmovers to help you find the perfect international moving partner. You can receive up to six international moving quotes in a single request. Requesting quotes is cost free and obligation free, so why wouldn’t you use it?
The quickest and easiest way of arranging an international move is to leave it to the international moving companies. They are professionals with a long history of expert experience in international transport and shipping. You can avoid much of the stress by investing in the services of a professional international mover to help you move from New York to Sydney.
Get the best value for your move from New York to Sydney
It is not always the case that the cheapest price is the best option. Be sure to compare all the services that are included on your quote so you can compare the total value on offer from the moving companies, rather than just the price. Get the best value for your international moving dollar by comparing quotes.
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
Using Intlmovers.com for your international move from New York to Sydney
- The movers have years of experience with removals to Sydney.
- You can avoid the stress by letting the movers manage the hard work.
- They have contacts in Sydney which can make your removal cheaper.
About moving from New York to Sydney
Sydney is the capital city of the state of New South Wales, in the south eastern region of Australia. It is the largest city in Australia, with a population of around 4.7 million. For a country with a total population of just under 23 million, this represents a considerable 20% of the national total.
Sydney is famous for a number of Australian tourist icons, including the Sydney Harbour Bridge, Sydney Opera House, Darling Harbour and Bondi Beach. It is also considered the economic hub of Australia, being home to the Australian stock exchange and having many major companies basing their head offices in Sydney.
Visa requirements when moving to Sydney
If you are moving from New York to Sydney, you will need to ensure you have the correct paperwork for your stay in Australia. US citizens have the right to arrive and stay in Australia for a period of up to 90 days without the need of a visa.
If you need to arrange a visa for living and working in Australia, a skilled migration visa is usually the best option. This visa allows people with desirable skills the ability to skilled people who want to live and work in Australia. Applicants who are between the age of 18 to 50 years old and can speak English well, along with their recent work experience can apply for the skilled migration visas. Applicants can check their qualifications on Australia’s Skilled Occupation List (SOL).
The visas related to the General Skilled Migration (GSM) Program are broken down in to two main categories: onshore and offshore. The onshore visa is designed for people who are already in Australia and have an eligible visa to apply with under the GSM program. The offshore visa is the mostly for people who are wishing to immigrate to Australia as a skilled migrant.
Point based system for visa processing in Australia
The Australian immigration office uses a point based system to assess migrants wishing to relocate to Australia. The points system fluctuates, but as at 1st July 2011, the minimum score of 65 points was required to meet the conditions of the program. Some basic considerations are assessed.
- Ability/level of English speaking and writing
- Recent work experience
In March 2012, the Australian federal government announced a major change to the way in which skilled migrant visas will be processed. SkillSelect is an online system that will help manage and streamline the processing of skilled worker shortages across Australia. It will allow skilled workers who are interested in migrating to Australia an opportunity to register an expression of interest (EOI) for reviewing and expediting visa applications.
Healthcare in Sydney
Medicare, the national public health system in Australia, is supported by the Australian federal government. All citizens and permanent residents are covered by the public system for treatment in public hospitals as well as reimbursement for doctor’s consultations.
If you are an overseas national, you can apply for a Medicare card by registering with your passport, permanent visa and travel documents.
In addition to the Medicare, having your own private health cover is encouraged and comes with tax incentives to help boost the take up. More than half of the Australian population has private health insurance. There are varying levels of private cover available depending on the insurance provider you are with and the amount you wish to spend on your coverage. Premium prices vary considerably, and you could expect to pay from $100 per month to $500 per month, dependent upon your personal situation and your options extras.
Cost of living in Sydney
As with most major cities, the cost of living in Sydney is one of the most expensive in the country. Real estate and rental prices are generally higher than most other places in Australia, but it is naturally dependent upon where you wish to live and the type of housing you are looking for. In the inner city regions, harbour areas, eastern suburbs and coastal areas of Sydney, you can expect to pay much more for property.
The tax year in Australia runs from 1st July to 30th June. Your personal tax is calculated based on your total income using a tiered system. The rates are scaled based on the following table:
- $0 – $6,000 : You do not pay any tax on income up to this amount
- $6,001 – $37,000 : You pay 15c for each $1 over $6,000
- $37,001 – $80,000 : You pay $4,650 plus 30c for each $1 over $37,000
- $80,001 – $180,000 : You pay $17,550 plus 37c for each $1 over $80,000
- $180,001 and over : You pay $54,550 plus 45c for each $1 over $180,000
Most people who live in the USA request moving quotes from California, New York and Florida
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 Sydney
(Quotation date: 04/12/2017 21:54:06)
“40 boxes, computer equipment and LCD Screen, lawnmower, wipper snipper, garden tools, garden hose, brooms x3, tool box/tools, dining table & 6 chairs, tv cabinet, kitchen hutch, x1 large LCD TV, X1 32″ LCD TV, fridge/frezzer, deep freeze, x1 fridge, outdoor setting x2 seats & 2 form seats, washing machine & cloths dryer, x2 bicycles.”
Moving from New York to Sydney
(Quotation date: 04/19/2017 17:25:14)
“All house hold items, lounge suite, dining table chairs, king bed, queen bed, double bed, king single, bunks, 4 dressers, 50inch tv, linen etc, coffee table ,kitchen bits, tv cabinet. Glory box kids toys.”
Moving from New York to Sydney
(Quotation date: 04/16/2017 22:31:12)
“Moving from large 5-double bedroomed house into 3-bed appartment. The surplus furniture will go into long term storage.”
Tips for moving from New York to Sydney
Tip 1: V. Holmes moved from New York to Sydney one year ago
Start planning early! I had heaps of time to get ready and I waited until the last minute and it was really stressful. If I had to do it over again, I would definitely have spent a bit more time on my preparation!
Tip 2: S. Holloway moved from New York to Sydney nine months ago
Get friends to help you with as much as possible. Not only does it cut down on your workload but it makes the tasks much more enjoyable.
Tip 3: P. Long moved from New York to Sydney six months ago
Starting up a new social circle in a new country is always hard in the beginning. My advice is to choose your favourite rugby team so you’ve got a common talking point at the coffee machine on a Monday morning!
Tip 4: M. Brown moved from New York to Sydney four months ago
Do some investigation beforehand so you have a little better idea of what to expect on arrival. The moving company I worked with helped me with a whole bunch of things which really helped me settle in.
Tip 5: A. Hedges moved from New York to Sydney eight weeks ago
Start collecting boxes! I couldn’t believe how much stuff I had accumulated during my stay in New York to bring home to Sydney.
Tips for obtaining your visa for your move to Sydney
Tip 1: R. Reuvers moved from New York to Sydney one year ago
Getting a visa arranged is important, so I recommend first speaking to your local embassy to ensure that you have correct and most up to date information.
Tip 2: M. West moved from New York to Sydney ten months ago
I think the main thing to ensure is that you have the correct paperwork ready and available, so you can try to avoid any delays on getting your visa approved and returned to you on time.
Tip 3: E. Stock moved from New York to Sydney seven months ago
Submit your application as soon as possible to allow time for any delays or queries that you might encounter from the authorities along the way.
Tip 4: W. Hester moved from New York to Sydney five months ago
I found it useful to enlist the help of a proper adviser so that I knew what needed to be done, which visa I needed to apply for and everything was processed without too much stress on my part.
Tip 5: R. Longworth moved from New York to Sydney 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
In addition to being able to compare up to six quotes simultaneously, you have the added benefit that it costs you absolutely nothing to use this quotation request service. Further, 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!