The historically rich city of Jackson, named after the country's seventh president, Andrew Jackson, is nestled alongside the Pearl River in the state of Mississippi. Perhaps most famously known for it's contribution to blues, gospel and R&B music, Jackson is home to the Mississippi Blues Trail, which honours the many musicians that contributed to the state's famous music scene over the years. Expats will be pleased to learn that in terms of living costs and housing rates, the city is very affordable, whilst still offering a great deal in terms of culture and opportunity. Spend a night at the theatre to marvel at the grace of the Ballet Mississippi or the talent of the Mississippi Opera. The city also boasts art galleries, museums and symphony orchestras, so you'll never have trouble thinking of how to spend an invigorating night out. Expats with children will benefit from the city's countless schools, both private and public, as well as several universities, such as the Jackson State University and Belhaven University.
Shipping your personal belongings to your new home of Jackson, Mississippi could not be simpler. If you haven't been through the process of relocating before, we can help you choose what size shipping container to use. A 40-foot container could hold the contents of a 4 or 5-bedroom house, or the contents of a 3-bedroom house along with a family car. If you don't need that much space, you can opt for a 20-foot container, which can hold items from inside a 3-bedroom house.
In general a car will fit into a 20ft container. You will also need to consider quarantine and tax charges usually levied on importing vehicles.
Max Dimensions 5.75m x 2.2m x 2.2m (l x w x h)
Quarantine & Taxes: £1,000 - £2,500
Automobiles which do not meet the latest fuel-emission requirements.
Absinthe which is not thujone free.
Any articles suspected of being counterfeit goods.
Including handicraft items made from straw.
Soil is anything considered loose material in which trees and plants may grow.
Plants, Cuttings or Seeds which are capable of propagation.