Moving to Miami

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Are you thinking about relocating to the warmest part of the United States, dubbed the Magic City? If you’re looking for new job opportunities or just want to enjoy sandy beaches and a lot of green spaces, moving to Miami might be your best bet. This South Florida metropolis has it all. With the professional movers’ help, your relocation will be a total breeze.

That’s why choosing Cross Country Movers is the right choice. We are a reliable, experienced, skilled company with years of practice which can provide you with a variety of services. Since the relocation process is challenging and sometimes tricky, there are plenty of requirements you should fulfill. With our help, you can achieve your dream and become a resident of Magic City without a fuss.

Why Is Moving to Miami With Cross Country Movers a Plain Sailing?

Whatever type of relocation you need, Cross Country Movers will satisfy all your expectations. Your valuables will be safe and intact, and we understand how important your heirlooms and keepsakes are. That’s the reason why relocation should be undertaken by someone you can trust.

Cross Country Movers’ services are all about your satisfaction and happiness. And your wishes are demands to us – so we don’t stop until we fulfill all of them. We always adjust our prices to our client’s needs. After you plan your journey and book the date, the rest is up to us.

We Specialize in Long-Distance Relocation

Is your move 100 miles long or even more? Do you need to cross state borders? If so, there’s no place for worries because long-distance relocation is our specialty.

We know that you probably have a lot of questions about your prospective move and our services. In case of any doubts, you should call us, and we’ll provide you with all answers.

If you’re not sure whether your budget will meet your needs, don’t worry. Our team will work with you to create the appropriate plan as well as offer a reasonable price based on your demands. We respect all our clients and try to meet all their wishes, no matter what.

Benefit from Full Packing Services

All your items should be packed properly and carefully. If you don’t have enough time or packing supplies to do that, you risk bringing broken things to your new home. To avoid possible damage, the best solution is to hire professional packers and leave them to pack all your valuables with the utmost care and as fast as possible.

CCM experts come to your address, bring all the necessary packing materials, and pack all your stuff attentively and safely. To avoid possible damage and financial expenses due to massive losses, entrust all these preliminary and essential steps to us.

It’s good to know that we use barcode labels to mark every package and scan it after loading onto the truck. This is an excellent way to make sure that all of your boxes are delivered.

Packing Materials

Whether you need to pack a crystal chandelier, piano, or family china, our professional packers will carefully handle all your items. We’ll bring all the necessary packing supplies:

  • Boxes and corrugated cardboards
  • Packing paper
  • Bubble wrap
  • Packing peanuts and cushioning
  • Plastic boxes
  • Tapes
  • Moving kits, blankets and pads

What’s the most important step when it comes to packing?  First, create the inventory list, and after that, make the evaluation and map out all the information we might need. Of course, you can always purchase all the supplies for packing. To avoid buying material that you’re not sure whether it’s adequate for all your things, leave this process to us and have peace of mind when it comes to packing and loading into trucks.

Temperature-Controlled Storage

If your new home in Miami is not ready yet, we’ve got you covered – CCM gives you a whole month of storage for free! It’s needless to say that our units are secure and temperature-controlled, so your beloved stuff will be safe until you’re ready to take them to your new home.

Car Shipping Costs Are Reasonable With Us

Cross Country Movers offer two types of deliveries and two types of carriers that can transport your vehicle. With us, you can transport your car or add auto shipping into the rest of your relocation plan and get a significant discount on combined services.

So, when it comes to delivery, you can opt for:

  • Terminal-to-terminal – less frequently used service, which will deliver your car to a terminal where it is picked up by the carrier.

Door-to-door delivery – the most popular method of auto-shipping in the industry today

Choose the One You Like More: Open or Enclosed Auto Transport

If you want your relocation to be a complete breeze, taking care of your vehicle is of crucial importance. By choosing open auto transport, your transportation costs will be more affordable, but you should consider an insurance policy from the shipping company.

If you would like to have no worries about car shipping, enclosed auto transport is what you need. With this service, your vehicle will be completely protected, but it requires more money. However, shipping a luxury or classical model is worth it.

International Shipping

Our services go far beyond the state’s borders, meaning wherever you are coming from or where you’re planning to travel, we’ll take care of all your belongings. All things that don’t fit into our trucks will be looked out to the same standard as everything else we’ve packed for you. With our organization and professional crew, you can rest assured that all your things will be delivered to the right address outside the state borders.

Moving Insurance  – It Won’t Cost You Much, but Means a Lot

When relocating anywhere, and especially long-distance or overseas, you need to be sure that your belongings are safe with us and protected. And the only way you can achieve that is by picking the right moving insurance. Depending on the chosen policy, it covers anything – from floods, fires, to a mover’s accidental oversights.

You should know that all removal companies must provide you with valuation options, under federal law, and these are:

  • Released value protection
  • Full-value protection
  • Third-party insurance

Is Miami a Good Place to Live?

Dubbed the Capital of Latin America, Magic City, and Little Cuba, Miami is the economic, cultural, and financial center of South Florida. People choose it as the most beloved destination to spend their holiday due to Miami’s beautiful beaches and pristine nature. Also, this place is an excellent choice if you want to relocate for good – it has plenty of neighborhoods with specific features and amenities. So, if you are relocating with kids, they will get a well-rounded education and many spacious parks.

For all those looking for new employment, Coral Gables neighborhood will fulfill their wishes – it hosts more than 20 foreign government offices, consulates, and about 150 multinational corporations. And art aficionados will be impressed with Miami’s cultural diversity – lots of museums, theaters, ballet companies, symphony orchestra, and Art Deco buildings that are an important part of the city’s history and tradition.

Reasons to Consider Before Moving to Miami

Yes, each city has its advantages and drawbacks. The same goes for Little Cuba. It’s a place appealing to tourists from all over the world, but it’s also home to around 400,000 people. If you’re thinking of becoming one of them, here are some things that might help you learn more about your future lifestyle:

  • The laid-back atmosphere is a part of the daily routine, and you should get used to locals’ being late
  • Taxes in Florida are low
  • The art scene is booming
  • The weather is unpredictable, and flooding is always a concern
  • Miami is a bilingual city – many people speak Spanish and English, but there are over 80 languages spoken here, including French, German, Portuguese, and Arabic
  • People know how to achieve life-work balance

Is It Expensive to Live in Miami?

Living in the Magic City is not cheap. However, the sum of money you need to live comfortably depends on many factors, such as the part of town in which you live, and what kind of lifestyle you prefer. Simply put, to support yourself, you must be able to afford food, rent, utilities, and transportation costs. All in all, average monthly expenses are about $2,500, and Miami’s cost of living is 14% higher than the national average.

How Can I Save Money to Live in Miami?

Being in Little Cuba doesn’t mean your life should be too modest and without joy. The Capital of Latin America is a pricey city, but if you would like to save some money, it’s achievable here. You can find a rental close to your job place. Also, finding a roommate might be an excellent option if you want to live in a better apartment. When it comes to food, there are fresh and affordable groceries in Fresh Market on Thursdays. If you don’t want to miss a chance to have dinner in a restaurant, you should do that on workdays when there are many happy-hour options.

How to Live on a Budget in Miami: Additional Tips

There are plenty of things you can do for free in the center of South Florida. From hitting the sunny beaches or walking tours around Art Deco District, you can choose to your liking. The best thing about beaches is that all of them are open to everyone, and some of the most popular are Lummus Park Beach, Haulover Beach, Sunny Isles Beach, Fort Lauderdale Beach, etc. If you are an art admirer, it’s good to know that art galleries in Coral Gables usually have free access every first Friday of the month. And if health is your priority, free yoga classes in parks will be a great choice to let some steam off. Movie buffs can find their pleasure watching gratis outdoor films every Wednesday in the evening.

Is It Hard to Live in Miami?

There is no right or wrong answer to this question since it depends on your preferences and needs. But if you’re looking for career advancement, we can tell you that the Magic City is not a place to be occupied with your job. If professional life is your first priority, cities like New York or Washington DC might be a better fit for your business ambitions. In Miami, you can earn well and still have much room to enjoy tasty dishes, pleasurable walks, and a cultural scene.

Overall, it’s what you make of it. Moving to Miami can bring you endless amounts of fun things to do – you can opt for outdoor activities, or choose a club or some of the many events that take place every year, such as Calle Ocho and Art Basel. Whatever your priorities are, and no matter what your plans are, this place has it all. And if you don’t care about your daily clothes (meaning you enjoy wearing playsuit and sandals) while at night want to impress with an expensive outfit, then your adaptation will be a piece of cake.

Our Customer Stories

Thousands of people move with Cross Country Movers every year, and these are just some of their stories.

Morgan O.
  • Morgan O.

    I have plenty of antique furniture, and I was surprised to see how they handled it all. I was observing carefully, and from what I’ve seen, they seem to know what they’re doing, so it was definitely worth every cent.

    Izzy J.
  • Izzy J.

    As someone who moves frequently, I have worked with numerous companies. But now, I am pretty sure I finally found the one I will gladly hire again. Well done, Cross Country Movers!

    Michael P.
  • Michael P.

    Thank you for professional and timely service, my family couldn’t have done this without the best crew in the moving industry. Just keep rocking, I mean, moving!

    Julia K.
  • Julia K.

    I had loads of stuff, and these guys packed it all in no time! Don’t know how they did it. I wish they were there to unpack though, seriously, you need to include that service ASAP!

    Jennifer S.
  • Jennifer S.

    They were very careful with everything, especially with glassware and other fragile items, I am impressed by how they wrapped and packed everything so promptly. I will certainly consider hiring them again for my next relocation.

    David M.
  • David M.

    I just moved out of my parents’ place with these guys. They are the best, special thanks to them. I just wish I could tip them more.

    Dereck T.
  • Dereck T.

    Everything was fine, although I expected that they would be able to deliver a bit earlier than arranged, but ok, it was still a pleasant experience.

    Meghan R.
  • Meghan R.

    Absolutely exceeded my expectations, stellar service. Everything was as agreed and on time, easily one of my best moving experiences so far. I highly recommend Cross Country Movers to anyone who’s tired of unprofessional scammers.

    Chuck P.
  • Chuck P.

    I am very happy with how they managed everything, even my wife was impressed, which says a lot. We are a big family with a lot of children, so we have a lot of unnecessary stuff, but we like to drag them wherever we move, so special thanks to these guys for sticking through, packing it all, and shipping to our new home.

    Joan M.
  • Joan M.

    I like to think that I have finally been rewarded for years of dealing with scamming moving companies and that God sent me to Cross Country Movers. I could write a book about all the bad experiences I have, so it is safe to say that I was a bit skeptical. But these guys proved me wrong. There are trustworthy companies, after all!

    Mickey L.
  • Mickey L.

    My friends warned me that I should not move during the summer, but I still wanted to do it. Luckily, Cross Country Movers managed to find some time for me and help me move closer to the beach and have the best summer ever. Warm regards from the sunny West Coast.

    Tim B.
  • Tim B.

    I can’t believe I hit the jackpot on the moving lottery from the first shot! It all happened so quickly. I got a job offer on Monday and decided to leave everything and book my relocation on Wednesday. Cross Country Movers were there for me and guided me through the entire process since I never really moved out of my hometown, nor did I have the time to do the research. I am more than grateful to them.

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