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pier in Belize City, Belize – Best Places In The World To Retire – International LivingThe cost you will pay for moving your things to Belize depends on how much you are moving. If for example, you are going to fill a 20-foot container (8-feet high by 10-feet wide) with furniture and other things, you could budget around US $2,500 for shipping and $3,000 for duty clearing. The container would be shipped from a typical American port such as the port in Houston or Miami.
 
If you are coming to Belize under the Qualified Retired Person’s program, then for a certain period, you will not pay anything for duty clearing.
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Living room set in Orchid Bay, Belize – Best Places In The World To Retire – International LivingThe cost to move your furniture to Belize varies depending on where you’re coming from. There are ports in Miami, New York, and California. You can put all your furnishings in one 40-foot container and get it shipped here. You can put your cars in a 40-foor container and get it shipped here.
 
For example, personally, almost 5 years ago, we put most of our belongings in a one 40 foot container and had it shipped from California to Miami, and then from Miami to Belize via boat and that cost us around US $6,000
 
The cars we had were a Suburban and a Jeep and they brought those through Mexico.  It took about one week for our cars to get here and we only paid around US $2,500 for each car to come here because that included the drivers’ expenses, the travel, and whatever it took him to get here.
 
Everything was reliable. We got everything here. They’re all through reputable companies. Nowadays, I’ve heard people paying up to US $10,00 for a 40-foot container.
 
(Living room set in a casita Orchid Bay near Corozal, Northern Belize, pictured.)

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