Columbia, South Carolina allows its residents a relaxing, calming style of life, whilst still offering a diverse, vibrant arts scene. With an abundance of lush, beautiful greenery, the city boasts several parks and gardens, including the Sesquicentennial State Park, which contains a lake, picnic areas and many hiking trails. In Columbia, you'll also find the Riverbanks Zoo & Garden, which is one of South Carolina's best tourist attractions, housing over 2,000 animals and featuring a magnificent botanical garden. Choose your ideal home from over 40 neighbourhoods in the city, from the historic, quaint Elmwood Park area to Five Points, which is brimming with nightlife, shopping centres and restaurants. There are several hospitals located within Columbia, such as Providence Hospital, Palmetto Health Richland and InterMedical Centre of SC. Expats moving to the United States should be aware private health care is the country's only option offered and it must be purchased upon residency. From sports arenas and shopping centres, to museums and music festivals, the dynamic city of Columbia is sure to meet every expat's needs.
For those who haven't been through the process of relocating before and are unsure on what size shipping container to use, don't worry ñ we can help you with this simple gauge: A 40-foot container should house the contents from a 4 or 5-bedroom house, or a 3-bedroom house plus a vehicle. A 20-foot container should comfortably hold the contents from within a 3-bedroom house only.
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.