Hartford is not only the capital of Connecticut, founded nearly 400 years ago it is also one of the oldest cities in the United States. Located in the north east of the country, the area is rich in history and has a wide variety of weather during each season. The summers are warm and the winters are cold, featuring steady snowfall. There is rainfall year round, resulting in a beautiful, lush landscape. Known as the 'insurance capital of the world', Hartford's major industry is insurance, housing most of the major companies in the country. It's also a place of deep and rich history in the U.S., having served as the centre for the abolitionist movement during the Civil War, as well as home to historical figures, such as Harriet Beacher Stowe and Mark Twain. Expats can enjoy the area's variety of parks, bike paths and the two rivers running through the city. All of this makes Hartford an ideal place to relax and enjoy the beauty of the region.
Before you prepare to dig into the history of Hartford, you'll first need to plan your move. In order to make that transition easier, we have a simple guide for what shipping container is best suited to your needs. If you're moving the contents of a 4 or 5-bedroom house or a 3-bedroom house and a car, then the 40-foot container would be best. If you are moving from a 3-bedroom house and don't have a car, the 20-foot will be your best option. So, bring a copy of 'The Adventures of Tom Sawyer', relax in the park and enjoy your new home of Hartford.
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.