In the stunningly beautiful state of Washington on the west coast of the United States, is the city of Olympia. The city offers expats a laid back style of life, surrounded by picturesque scenery and plenty of recreational opportunities. Olympia boasts three waterfront parks, including Percival Landing, which attracts many visitors and includes a harbour house, picnic areas and a playground. Expats can enjoy all manner of exciting outdoor activities, from kayaking and boating to rock climbing and biking, whilst being surrounded by Olympia’s stunning natural environment. Intercity Transit provides a great public transportation service to Olympia and the surrounding areas, offering a convenient way to explore the city without having to use a car. Several important cultural and historical landmarks are located in the city, such as the Crosby House Museum, Lacey Museum and the Winged Victory Monument. The Washington Center for the Performing Arts is a popular place to get your fix of entertainment, from musicals and jazz concerts, to comedy shows and dance companies. Settling in to your new home of Olympia, Washington is sure to be an easy endeavour, but before you do so – you must figure out the shipping of your belongings. Choose from two different size shipping containers: A 20-foot container should accommodate the contents of a 3-bedroom house. A 40-foot container should hold the contents of a 4 or 5-bedroom house, or a 3-bedroom house along with a medium sized vehicle, such as a family car.
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.