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Moving To Austria

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Austria International Moving Services

Change is constant and at times calls for some tough decisions to be made. In some situations, change may require an individual or a business to have to move to a different country; forcing them to ship their valuables across seas. It is not a simple undertaking. Indeed, international moving is often a long and complex process which may overwhelm you if you are doing it alone. It is therefore recommended that you seek international moving services so as to have a hassle-free move.

Moving To Austria

Moving to Austria Cost & Time Examples

To/From    2BR    4BREstimated Time
Houston to Vienna$4,400- $6,100$8,200- $11,1003-5 weeks
Atlanta to Graz$4,700- $6,500$8,700- $11,7003-5 weeks
Charlotte to Vienna$4,900- $6,800$9,000- $12,1003-5 weeks
LA to Vienna$5,200- $7,000$9,600- $13,0005-7 weeks
San Jose to Vienna$5,200- $7,200$9,800- $13,2005-7 weeks
Chicago to Graz$5,300- $7,200$9,600- $13,0003-5 weeks
Columbus to Vienna$5,300- $7,300$9,800- $13,2003-5 weeks
Las Vegas to Graz$5,500- $7,600$10,200- 13,8005-7 weeks
Phoenix to Vienna$6,000- $8,200$11,100- $15,0005-7 weeks
Denver to Graz$7,300- $9,900$13,300- $17,8005-7 weeks

*Please note that these estimates do not include taxes, customs fees & duties, insurance & quarantine inspections. They assume easy access to both pick up and drop-off addresses and do not allow for special items such as pianos.

Estimated Weight (based on home size): 1BR=2600 lbs - 3900 lbs 2BR=3900 lbs - 5200 lbs 3BR=6500 lbs - 9100 lbs 4BR=9100 lbs - 14300 lbs 5BR=11700 lbs - 19500 lbs

Duties required for your household shipment

If you’ll be bringing your household belongings with you into Austria - these can be imported without paying duty. The requirement for exemption is that you’ve owned and used these items for a minimum of six months - and that you’ve lived outside of the country for at least one year. If you receive duty exemption, then you’re not permitted to sell or transfer ownership of these items for a full year (1).

Documents required for your household shipment

Paperwork is the name of the game, when clearing your shipment through Austrian customs. You’ll need to provide your passport, Austrian customs form ZBefr2a (for those who’ve lived in the EU) or Zbefr2 (for those who haven’t lived in the EU) and your Residence Registration.

A detailed inventory is also required, along with your Original Bill of Lading or Air Waybill. When using an international shipping company like A1 Auto Transport - you’ll need to file a Power of Attorney, so we have permission to facilitate your shipment through the clearance process (2).

Duties required for your vehicle

The traditional import duties will be waived, if you meet certain stipulations. First, you must have owned and used the vehicle outside of the country, for a minimum of the last six months. Second, the vehicle must be imported in connection with your relocation into the country. Third, you must not have lived in the European Union for at least the last year (3). Finally, you aren’t allowed to sell or transfer ownership of the vehicle for two years after importing it (4).

Even if you’re granted import duty exemption, you’ll still need to pay the NOVA tax (also called standard consumption tax) for your vehicle. This varies depending upon the fuel consumption numbers for your specific vehicle - and it can be anywhere from 8% to 14% (5). Another additional cost can be the expense to modify your vehicle, so it adheres to Austria’s technical requirements (6).

Documents required for your vehicle

Austrian customs will request your passport, and the purchase invoice or receipt for your vehicle. You’ll also need to provide the title and registration issued in the origin country. Form T1 may also be required, if this document applies to your specific situation (7). Your international driver’s permit should also be submitted to customs (8).

Many other documents and regulations apply to both your shipment of household goods and vehicle. Therefore, it is strongly recommended that you speak to Austrian customs prior to shipping these goods - to learn all the information you’ll need to know before moving.

Tips on how to make your international move easier

The following are some of the tips that may help you to make your international move easier:

  • Research on movers that are licensed to provide Austria International Moving Services and only work with such firms.
  • Properly package and label your products so as to ensure ease of handling, storage and movement.
  • Familiarize yourself with the laws governing importing cars from the US to Austria and migrating to Austria. You can get information online from useful sites such as that of the US Department of Transportation (USDOT).
  • Prepare your documents well and way in advance so as to have an easier time at the processing stage.
  • Liaise with the moving company and maintain good communication with them. By doing this, information will be passed clearly and the required action to be taken executed in good time.

Why you need a professional moving company when relocating overseas

The process of relocation may be a daunting one, especially if you are taking up this task alone. There are many items to be moved and many documents to be prepared. You can miss-out on handling a single task that may disrupt the entire process.

It is best to seek moving services from a professional company so as to enjoy a hassle-free process. Doing so also gets you to enjoy Austria International Moving Services such as packing and unpacking, storage and transportation of your goods and document processing. You will then be able to focus on other essential tasks related to your move and have peace of mind knowing that the moving company will handle your move, from start to finish.

A-1 Auto Transport can help you move your household goods internationally. Call 888-509-3213 to get a free, no obligation to buy price quote on interstate moving services.

How to find the best international moving company

Here are some questions that you need to pose when searching for the best international moving company:

  • Does the company offer timely transportation of household goods, automobiles and other goods?
  • Does the company have a professional support and delivery team?
  • Is the company licensed to provide Austria International Moving Services and is it familiar with rules governing shipping to Austria?
  • What is the company’s rank compared to other companies based on its performance and rating?
  • Does the estimated cost of shipping match your budget?
  • Does the company have an insurance cover and is it one that caters for properties belonging to third parties?

Our Austria international moving services

  • Packing/unpacking: Leave the task of packing and unpacking your goods to us.
  • Commercial moving: We help big and small businesses move to Austria.
  • Office moves: We get your inventory to your new office in good time and in good condition.
  • Apartment moves: When you move with us, you can be sure settling into your new apartment in Austria will be stress-free!
  • Planning and preparation: Moving to Austria is a big move that needs you to be well prepared and your plans well laid-out. We help you achieve this.
  • Visa and immigration services: We guide you through your visa application process.
  • Housing assistance: We offer exemplary but affordable housing assistance.
  • Family services: We cater to each family’s unique needs and make the move just what you and your family expect.
  • Auto transport services: Ship your car to Austria using our safe and reasonably priced services.
  • Container shipping to Austria

Why A-1 Auto Transport?

We know you want to enjoy your relocation and not have to worry about each and every single detail. We have an experienced, reliable and forthright team which is able to not only deliver your goods but also deliver quality services. We at A-1 Auto Transport offer you competitive shipping rates and a guarantee that your valuables are in safe hands.

Move with us!

Please fill-out the form at the top of the page. Do not hesitate to give us a call on 888-509-3213 or write to us via the contact details provided here. We will get back to you in real time. Make the right move! Move with us!

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SOURCES:

(1) Found on Atlas Int’l “Importing Personal Property Into Austria” page.

(2) http://www.iamovers.org/ResourcesPublications/CountryGuides.aspx?ItemNumber=3450

(3) Ibid.

(4) Found on Moverscom “Customs Regulations - Austria” page.

(5) http://www.iamovers.org/ResourcesPublications/CountryGuides.aspx?ItemNumber=3450

(6) Found on Moverscom “Customs Regulations - Austria” page.

(7) http://www.iamovers.org/ResourcesPublications/CountryGuides.aspx?ItemNumber=3450

(8) Found on Atlas Int’l “Importing Personal Property Into Austria” page.

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After college, he started his career in the auto transport industry from the bottom up and has done virtually every job there is to do at A-1 Auto Transport, including but not limited to: Truck Driver, Dispatch, Sales, PR, Bookkeeping, Transport Planner, Transport Manager, International Transport Manager, Brokering, Customer Service, and Marketing. Working with his mentor Tony Taylor, Joe Webster has learned the ins and outs of this industry which is largely misunderstood. 

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