Pierre is the capital city of South Dakota, located beside the stunning Missouri River and very close to one of the biggest man made lakes in the world – Lake Oahe. The city’s climate consists of hot, dry summers and long cold winters, with light snowfall in February and March. Pierre is home to South Dakota’s State Capitol building. Completed in 1910, this magnificent building features Colonial and Classical Revival architecture, as well as several marble staircases and four memorials located on the grounds. Expats with younger children will love spending an afternoon at the South Dakota Discovery Center, which aims to increase science literacy through it’s many exhibits and learning resources. Four elementary schools, one middle school and one high school are within the city’s school district. Pierre offers museums, including the Verendrye Museum and the Museum of the South Dakota State Historical Society, where you can learn about Pierre’s fascinating history and cultural heritage. Before you settle in to your new home of Pierre, South Dakota, it is essential that you arrange the shipping of your household and personal items. You can choose from two shipping container sizes: A 20-foot container could accommodate the contents of a 3-bedroom house, whilst a 40-foot container could hold the contents of a 4 or 5-bedroom house. For those planning on taking a car, a 40-foot container can also hold a 3-bedroom house along with a medium sized vehicle.
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.