Moving to Texas
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Moving to Texas
This is a completely cost and obligation free service that allows you to quickly and easily compare international moving quotes for your Texas move. Submitting a request is simple, and will only take you a few minutes. You will receive up to six quotes in response to your international moving request. Your request is only sent to professional movers who are specialists in moves to and from Texas.
Save time and money
Comparing quotes is an effective way to make sure that you are getting the best value for your moving budget. Don’t pay too much for your move to Texas, or pay for additional services that are included but you do not need. In one single request, Intlmovers will automatically send your request to up to six different companies, so that you don’t have to do all the running around yourself.
Compare value, not pricing
No matter what you are comparing quotes for, some companies may exclude some services from their quotes to reduce the total price. However, it is important that you ensure that you have been quoted for all the services that you need, so that you do not find out about hidden extras when the time comes to pay your bill. Compare not only the price, but also the services on offer, to ensure you know what you are paying for.
How to use Intlmovers.com for your Texas move
- Choose where you are moving to and from on the menu.
- Complete the simple online form in minutes.
- Multiple movers will contact you within one business day.
Why you should use Intlmovers.com for your international removal to Texas
- The movers have years of experience with removals to Texas.
- Avoid the stress, the movers do all the hard work.
- They have contacts in Texas which can make your removal cheaper.
About moving to Texas
Texas has a population of around 26 million people, with its capital Austin housing around 800,000 people. Houston is the largest city in Texas (and it is also the fourth largest city in the US), followed by San Antonio and Dallas. Texas is famous for being the Lone Star state, a symbol which is proudly used today and signifies Texas as a former independent republic and its history with independence from Mexico.
Visa requirements for Texas
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 a number of countries that quality under this waiver. They are Australia, New Zealand and Singapore; as well as a number of European countries. Qualifying under this ruling allows you to stay in the USA for a maximum of 90 days without needing to have a special visa. Additionally, Canadians and Mexicans have special consideration given to them based on their reason and length of time requested for staying in the USA.
There are number visas for staying in the USA. Depending upon your reason for going to the USA you will need to work out which one you qualify for. 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
As with all forms of international travel, it is important that you check with your local authorities for the exact needs for your personal situation.
Cost of living in Texas
In comparison to other US states, the cost of living in Texas is reasonably low. The median cost of an average 3 bedroom home in Texas is around $135,000, which is lower than the national median price. Relatively speaking, the median household income is in line with the national average of around $49,000.
Climate in Texas
Being the second largest state of the USA, covering an area of nearly 269,000 square miles, the climate of Texas differs across its total area. The average rainfall experienced across the state varies considerably. The Gulf Coast experiences mild winters and warm summers. In general, the whole of Texas is considered to have high summer temperatures in the 90°F (32°C) range.
Thunderstorms are quite common in Texas, in particular in the east and northern areas of the state. Texas receives the highest number of tornadoes per year than any other US state. On average, 139 tornadoes sweep through the state, with most occurring during the months of April, May and June.
Industry in Texas
Cattle has been a major industry throughout history in Texas. However, it is more commonly renowned for its petrochemical industry. The three major industrial products from the state include refined petroleum, industrial organic chemicals and oil field machinery. Houston is also a world leader in the chemical industry. Many major companies have headquarters based out of Houston.
Moving from Texas
The moving companies on Intlmovers are professionals, who often offer specialization in specific services or fields. If you are moving from Texas you can request free moving quotes from the best international moving companies from Texas.
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.