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Moving you from New York to California

Best NY to California Movers

Experienced in moving you from New York to California

The Golden State has long been lauded for unlocking the dream of fast fame or fast wealth, ever since the Gold Rush of 1849. It remains the largest economy in the United States, and one of the largest economies globally, regularly attracting New Yorkers for work and lifestyle.

Piece of Cake regularly moves New Yorkers more than 2 thousand miles to Californian centres including Los Angeles, San Francisco and San Diego. We’re also experienced in professional moves to agriculture regions such as the Central Valley, home to the state capital Sacramento.

With more than 655 miles of coast to explore, 3 deserts and more national parks than any other state, you can get on with exploring your new surrounds and leave the heavy lifting to us.

Experienced in moving you from New York to California

Best NY to California Movers
The Golden State has long been lauded for unlocking the dream of fast fame or fast wealth, ever since the Gold Rush of 1849. It remains the largest economy in the United States, and one of the largest economies globally, regularly attracting New Yorkers for work and lifestyle.

Piece of Cake regularly moves New Yorkers more than 2 thousand miles to Californian centres including Los Angeles, San Francisco and San Diego. We’re also experienced in professional moves to agriculture regions such as the Central Valley, home to the state capital Sacramento.

With more than 655 miles of coast to explore, 3 deserts and more national parks than any other state, you can get on with exploring your new surrounds and leave the heavy lifting to us.

Moving you to California and all of its major cities and towns

We regularly move New Yorkers to all the major cities and centres of California including:

  • Los Angeles

  • San Francisco

  • San Diego

  • San Jose

  • Fresno

  • Sacramento

  • Long Beach

  • Oakland

  • Dupont Circle

  • Anaheim
  • Santa Ana

  • Riverside

  • Stockton

  • Irvine

  • Chula Vista

  • Freemont

  • San Bernardino

  • Santa Clarita

  • Modesto

  • Fontana

  • Oxnard

  • Moreno Valley

  • Huntington Beach

  • Glendale

  • Santa Rosa

  • Ontario

  • Rancho Cucamonga

  • Oceanside

  • Garden Grove

  • Elk Grove

  • Corona

Our top moving tips when moving to California

Best New York City to California movers

Our top moving tips when moving to California

While California is bigger than New York, you’ll be free of that frenetic Manhattan pace outside of Los Angeles. The Golden State is home to 26 of the country’s Metropolitan Areas (MSA) but many of them are poles apart in lifestyle and liveability.

When moving to California, a great question to ask is which California you’re looking for, it could be as different as wine country in the Sonoma Valley or tech territory in Silicon Valley.

All these options give California an edge over much of the United States but there are some key differences you should know about to help make the transition as smooth as possible.

  • Highest taxes. California’s state income tax is the highest in the country, additional to district taxes from local jurisdictions. It also has the highest base sales tax rate. If you have visitors staying with you over summer, you should let them know that spending more than 60 days within its borders could subject them to the new temporary residents tax. Taxes, permits and other regulations also make it an expensive place to start a business, but of course with a population of 39.5 million, you’ll have access to a wealth of customers that may make it worth the effort.
  • Higher education. There are more than 280 colleges and universities in California. Some of America’s most prolific higher education institutions are found on the West Coast, like the University of California Berkeley, UCLA, Stanford University and the University of Southern California. Between those 4 universities alone are more than 151,000 students in areas including medicine, public discourse, law and of course film making when you’re right next to Hollywood. The public school system includes more than 10,300 schools catering to more than 6 million students. Due to scale, funding remains a challenge but the state education system generally ranks just outside the top 20 nationwide.
  • You’ll need wheels. If there’s one area in which the Golden State falls behind, it’s public transportation compared to the East Coast. There’s never been a better time to get a car if you’re moving California. Word to the wise, fuel prices are amongst the highest in the country and California has strict emissions standards so if your car was made before 1975 it will have to pass something called the ‘smog test’ before you can register it within the 20 day deadline. You also have just 10 days to change your licence unlike the 60 and 90 day buffer found in other states, so get your skates on literally. Once it’s all finalized, there can be no better road trip to celebrate than the picturesque Pacfiic Coast Highway or to the Joshua Tree National Park.
  • About the Climate. Most people know how great the weather is in California, less discussed is how accessible renewable energy is from solar technologies. Many residents like communities in San Diego are completely energy independent. The sunshine state also lends itself to fitness, with exercise and self care amongst the booming industries. On another level, it trickles down to street wear, with shorts and sunglasses far more common than corporate suits. The climate is a blessing to the farming industry which is known for multiple crops like avocados, almonds and vineyards but the flip side is drought which can impinge on water use in some areas and be subject to strict regulations including a cap on personal use per day at 55 gallons.
  • Earthquake insurance is a thing. Homeowners in California can opt out of earthquake insurance, but you should be ready for your general insurance carrier to pitch it to you. Understand the benefits and risks of earthquake insurance. The cost may vary depending on the materials used to build your home and its age, for example a home built on sandy soil will cost much more than a structure constructed on bedrock. Read the fine print about deductibles in relation to the policy’s value before making a decision.

From NYC to anywhere in the USA we will move you

Miami, San Francisco, Chicago, Los Angeles, California, Florida, Texas – all 50 states we can move you there!

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Cross country moving options that deliver on time and on budget

Long Distance Moves

We offer two cross country long distance moving options to meet your budget and timeframes – consolidated shipping and exclusive express long distance moving.

Get in touch with our team to discuss the best option for you.

Call us at 212 651 7273 or fill this form to get a free moving quote with a guaranteed flat rate price.

Long Distance Moves

1. Consolidated Shipping

If time is on your side and budget is tight, Consolidated Shipment is the cost-efficient option. Each truck is shared between a few clients, where your items are securely and correctly labeled and tracked. Shipment must be available for the delivery window. Depending on the location, the window range is 6-10 days. This provides all the benefits of shipping your possessions to your next location, at a lower price point.

Long Distance Moves

2. Exclusive Express Long Distance Moving

If you have a tight timeframe and want full control of your drop off dates, our Exclusive Express Long Distance Moving Service is the ideal option for you. We use the entire truck trailer exclusively for your shipment. You can choose your desired pick up and drop off dates, with direct delivery.

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As NYC’s highest rated moving company, we have made moving an enjoyable experience.

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Google reviews

4.8/5

519 Google Reviews

Yelp reviews

5/5

514 Yelp Reviews

Trustpilot reviews

4.8/5

453 Trustpilot Reviews

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4.8/5

212 Thumbtack Reviews

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