If you are moving to the Canary Islands from the USA, whether to Las Palmas, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, or San Cristobal de La Laguna, SDC International Shipping has the experience and knowledge to meet your specific needs.
Keep reading to learn about our services. You can request a moving quote by filling out an online quote form.
Importing Household Goods
Moving to the Canaries is an exciting experience, and you know why. You will have sun and sea all year around, and if you are moving from the busiest places like New York, you will enjoy a relaxed and low-pace lifestyle.
Our international household movers can ship to the Canaries most household goods, except prohibited and restricted items such as firearms, ammunition, flammable goods, plants/plant materials, tobacco, alcohol, etc. You can import furniture and other personal belongings duty-free if they have been in your possession for at least a year.
Are you worried about all the paperwork for customs? Your contact at SDC International Shipping will assist you with the forms and supporting documentation you will need to provide to customs.
Shipping a Car from the USA to the Canaries
We take care of the international shipping of cars from any city in the US to the Canary Islands. Our crew is equipped to prepare, load, and secure your vehicle for ocean transit.
In addition, we provide export and import services. This includes procedures like customs clearance, payment of taxes and other necessary fees, compliance with certain regulations, etc.
Can you import your auto duty-free? Yes, as long as you have owned your car for at least two years, lived in the US for a minimum of 12 months, and plan to stay in the Canaries for a long time as a new resident. Otherwise, be ready to pay taxes at up to 15%.
If you use our door-to-door removal services, the customs clearance will be done on your behalf.
Moving Domestic Pets
You don’t need to leave behind your furry friend when moving to the Canary Islands from the USA. We offer pet transportation services to clients we move overseas. When you become our customer, let us take care of your pet.
How Much Does It Cost to Move to the Canaries?
We understand that you want to know the approximate cost to move to the Canaries. However, any estimation without prior info about your shipment makes no sense. This is because a few factors will affect the price, such as your pickup and delivery addresses, services you choose, the size and volume of your shipment, etc.
You can provide details of your move by filling out our online quote form. Or, you can contact us directly and speak with one of our representatives. We promise to offer you the best custom moving price based on your budget.
Additional Removal Services
SDC International Shipping provides a variety of additional moving services. We can arrange international moving insurance, storage, and packing services. We also offer logistics solutions for the transport of your piano and artwork shipping services.
We aim to cover all your moving needs while relocating to the Canary Islands.
How Long Does International Shipping to the Canaries Take?
Ocean transit usually is completed in shared or sole-use containers. Shared consignments take around 8-10 weeks for door-to-door service. Sole containers take less 5 to 7 weeks.
If we send your household goods by air, the transit time will take only several days.
Popular Moving Destinations in the Canary Islands
Are you in Los Angeles? Or maybe in Boston or Dallas? Regardless of your location in the USA, we can move you to these popular destinations:
- Gran Canaria
- La Palma
- Las Palmas
- La Gomera
- Isa del Hierro
Curious Facts About the Canaries
- All the Canary Islands are volcanic.
- The islands are a Spanish archipelago.
- The Canaries have a population of over 2 million.
- Santa Cruz de Tenerife and Las Palmas de Gran Canaria are two capitals of the archipelago.
- Islas Canarias may refer not to birds but dogs, that’s, “sea dogs” (seals).
- Africa is only 65 miles away from the Canary Islands.
- Mount Teide is the third largest volcano in the world.
- Popular Canarian wrestling goes back to 1420.
- El Hierro generates most of its power from the sun, wind, and water.
Related Resources on Moving Internationally
- If you are moving to Spain from the USA, this page may help.
- Moving to Europe from the USA is a good start to planning your move.
- Looking for the best colleges in Spain? Check out this article.
- Find a school for your children before relocating overseas.
Have more questions about SDC International Shipping Services? Contact us today or fill out the quote form below!