Charleston really does earn its title of West Virginia's capital city, with it's sophisticated architecture and countless cultural offerings. The history of Charleston reaches back to the 18th century and the city has been growing in prominence ever since. Currently, areas such as medicine, trade, education and government support the city's economy and several important companies also have their headquarters in Charleston. West Virginia State Capitol is a spectacular example of the city's historical architecture, along with other important buildings such as the Governor's Mansion and the Masonic Temple. The city is brimming with culture and entertainment and provides year round events that attract a tonne of visitors. The city holds the West Virginia International Film Festival twice a year and expats can enjoy the Vandalia Gathering, held on Memorial Day weekend, which celebrates local foods, dance, crafts and music. Charleston is also a shopping hub, offering five huge shopping plazas and an array of local boutiques.
Choosing how to spend your weekends in this vibrant city may be difficult, but moving your items to the Charleston will not. We can help guide those of you who are not sure what size shipping container to use. You could choose a 20-foot container, which could hold the contents of a 3-bedroom house, or a 40-foot container, which could hold the contents of a larger house, such as a 4 or 5-bedroom. The same 40-foot container could also accommodate a vehicle along with the items from 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.