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Need a Florida Long-Distance Moving Company?

Moving across the state or country? We’ll get your belongings to your destination as conveniently as possible. Colonial Van Lines is a full-service national and long-distance moving company that takes the stress out of your next relocation.


Packing Services

Our goal as a reputable full-service packing and moving company is customer satisfaction and to make your move as easy and simple as possible.


Corporate Relocation

During a corporate relocation, the last thing you want to think about is finding reputable long distance movers for Florida. Colonial Van Lines has a long history of happy customers; we’re proud to be a top Florida long distance moving company, chosen by companies for corporate relocation time and time again.

Long-Distance Moving to California

Tech workers and corporate executives are consistently long distance moving to California. The state is birthplace of American technology hub and west coast business center. There are so many different places to live within California, each one with its own personality and culture. Much of the state is covered by desert, another includes a lush forest with temperatures dropping when winter comes around. Most residents are fairly laid back, ensuring that those moving here from the East Coast notice right away that the atmosphere is a little bit different.

When planning a long-distance move to California, there are a few things to keep in mind. The cost of living is higher than the rest of the nation. Californians also earn higher incomes and has a large number of tech opportunities and corporate relocations. Also, keep in mind that the commute from home to work could be considerable in the Los Angeles and San Francisco metro areas famous for traffic.

About California

California population declined for the first time in 2021 and continuing in 2023 with high cost of living in the Golden State. The past couple of years have seen a fairly consistent droves individuals and families moving out of the state. Residents are stretched out over the almost 164,000-square-mile surface of the state, with most people living in Los Angeles, San Francisco, San Diego, and San Jose areas. It is most populous state and the 5th (going on 4th) largest economies in the WORLD in 2023. While many people are moving out-of-state, California is consistently one of top states people would long-distance move to if finances were not a concern.

California is home to Mount Whitney, the highest point, and Death Valley, the lowest point, within the lower 48 states. There are tons of professional sports teams in every major city. The LA Angels, LA Dodgers, Oakland Athletics, San Diego Padres, and the San Francisco Giants are all part of the MLB. In the NFL, the Golden state boasts the Los Angeles Chargers, San Francisco 49ers and the Los Angeles Rams. The LA Lakers, the LA Clippers, the Golden State Warriors, and the Sacramento Kings are all represented in the NBA. The Anaheim Mighty Ducks, the LA Kings, and the San Jose Sharks are all part of the NHL. Sacramento is the state capital, although San Jose and Silicon Valley seem to garner most attention as home to leading tech companies like Facebook, Google, and Apple.

The Golden State has an ample supply of international airports like Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), San Francisco International Airport (SFO), and San Diego International Airport (SAN). However, the state has the largest number of smaller airports, including those for private aircraft to jet set celebrities and corporate execs.

California Interstate Movers Going Your Way

Los Angeles

Thousand Oaks | Westlake Village | Sherman Oaks |  Woodland Hills | Irvine | Anaheim | Long Beach | Rancho Cucamonga | Temecula | Ontario | Santa Barbara | Montecito | Santa Monica | Pasadena | Hollywood | Malibu | Burbank | Venice Beach | Huntington Beach | Santa Clarita | Palmdale

San Diego

La Jolla | Carlsbad | Chula Vista | San Marcos | Oceanside | Santee | Coronado | Spring Valley | Del Mar | National City | La Mesa | Fallbrook | Lemon Grove | Lakeside | Valley Center | Bonita | Julian | Alpine |

San Jose

Los Gatos | Los Altos | Saratoga | Palo Alto | Cupertino | San Mateo | Foster City | Hayward | San Martin | Boulder Creek | Belmont | Scotts Valley | San Carlos | Santa Clara | Milpitas | Silver Creek | Willow Glen

San Francisco

Fremont | Mountainview | Berkeley | Menlo Park | Daly City | Santa Cruz | Carmel-By-The-Sea | Sausalito | Alameda | San Mateo | Fremont | Hayward | Burlingame | Pacifica | San Carlos | Santa Rosa | Richmond | Pleasanton | Tiburon | Concord | Livermore


Roseville | Folsom | El Dorado Hills | Antelope | Carmichael | Citrus Heights | Courtland | Elk Grove | Elverta | Fair Oaks | Galt | Herald | Hood | Isleton | Mather | McClellan | North Highlands | Orangevale | Rancho Cordova | Rio Linda | Ryde | Slough House | Wilton

California Full-Service Moving Company

Golden State Long-Distance Moving

Choosing the right California moving company for your next adventure will save you the headaches often felt by interstate moving customers. As a top-rated long-distance mover, Colonial utilizes sophisticated technology and unfailing customer service to give our interstate moving customers the flawless move they deserve.

Expert Packing Services

Our flexible California packing services allow you to choose full-service or partial home packing options. Colonial home packers will meticulously wrap your furniture in thick moving blankets and professionally secure fragile glassware, so ALL your items arrive in perfection condition. Also, if you need help getting settled in your new home, ask us about unpacking services. We’re here to help!

California Corporate Relocation Services

Our California job relocation services are designed for maximum service, communication, and efficiency.  From San Diego to San Fran, our corporate moving pros will handle the details to ensure that the employee requests are included and adhered to in the personalized moving plan. When it’s time to pack, our California moving packers will secure fragile items (glassware, dishes, delicate décor) in specialized boxes. Bigger items that need extra protection are crated while mirrors, artwork and electronics are protected with foam insert boxes.  Ask us about full-service options that include full-packing and unpacking services. We know time is valuable, Colonial will go above and beyond!

California Out-of-State Moving Services

Our California long-distance moving company covers the entire state to anywhere nationwide. Our interstate movers will expertly pack your household items from Los Angeles, San Francisco, or San Diego and safely move them to your next home anywhere in continental U.S. For California customers moving out-of-state that are short on time or need help, we provide reliable packing, moving and storage options. We’re here to help you mover options that include:

  • DOT Licensed Interstate Mover
  • Home Safety Preparation
  • Bonded Corporate Relocation
  • House, Condo, or High-Rise Moving
  • Full-Service Options
  • Just for You Packing & Unpacking Options
  • Professional Moving Supplies
  • Virtual Moving Estimates
  • Dismantle / Reassemble furnishings
  • Shrink-wrap & Layered Padding Protection
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Cross-Country Moving
  • Military Moves
  • Short & Long-Term Storage
  • Colonial Cubes Mod System
  • Car Transportation

California Moving & Storage Services

We offer California moving and storage services for customers moving out-of-state to cities like Tucson, Austin, Phoenix, Miami, NYC, and more. You can count on Colonial to find the perfect (short or long-term) storage option for your residential home, high-rise, condo, or corporate relocation move including:

  • California interstate storage: No matter where you are headed next, we have multiple options that include packing, moving and securely storing your household possessions.
  • Storage in transit: Popular temporary storage option for out-of-state corporate relocations. We offer competitively priced storage units for “in-between” situations that last a few weeks or months.
  • Modular Colonial Cubes: Our modular cubes offer maximum flexibility and security. We’ll bring them to you for loading and you can hold them for as long as you need.
  • Short & long-term choices: Call us with your long-distance move details and we’ll match you with an affordable moving & storage solution.

California Has a Lot to Offer

From theme parks, wine country, amazing beaches, mountains, deserts, and national parks, California has something for everyone. It’s also the only place in the U.S. that someone can go skiing in the morning and be sunning on the beach in the afternoon. Those who love the outdoors thrive in National Parks like Yosemite. With huge sequoia trees all around as well as beautiful cliffs and waterfalls. Even the Mojave Desert attracts people as its own geologic wonder. At the same time, the waves are up for surfers from San Diego to the Monterey Peninsula. You’ll just have to wear a wet suit as the Pacific Ocean is cold most of the year in California. It does not have a Gulf Stream like the Atlantic Ocean on Eastern U.S. coastline.

Families continue to flock to Anaheim, California to enjoy Disneyland. There’s no getting around the magic of Mickey Mouse in LA county. The theme park is jammed with rides and entertainment for the entire family. Disneyland is a worldwide attraction for people from over 80 countries. Universal Studios is another theme park worth visiting, along with Sea World in San Diego. Even with the magnitude of Pacific Coast scenery and mountains, people still find time to shop and people watch on Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills!.

Get a Virtual Moving Today in Minutes

Get an accurate estimate of how much it will cost you to hire Colonial Van Lines when you move out-of-state to your new town. Although you can get a quote through call or email, our moving APP estimator makes the quotation process easier and helps us give you a more precise price as you walk us around your home through video chat. Out-of-state movers can also enter special instructions about specific items. The smartphone mover App also contains all your moving details in one, secure location at your fingertips.

Our Free, In-Home Moving Service App

We make it easy for customers like you to access the services of Colonial Van Lines. With our free, industry-first moving service app, you can reach out to our relocation specialists and get an estimate of your upcoming move. Download our app today by clicking the buttons below:
Long Distance Movers iOS Moving App
Long Distance Movers Android Moving App
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