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Based on 164 reviews
21:42 17 Jul 24
Our movers were awesome and we had the same ones packing up and unpacking us. Highly recommend!
Rowland Coyle
23:06 11 Jul 24
Lourdous and Angie did a great job packing my home during a quite stressful move. They were smooth and methodical about the process. Patrick, Kaleb and Sal continued that during the packing process the following day. All were an extreme pleasure to work with. I highly recommend. They are all excellent with geometry.
Idania Santiago Pabon
22:31 09 Jul 24
Roberto and his team worked verywell in my house. They are quick, attentive, very respectful and helpful.
Phia Lor
21:32 02 Jul 24
Excellent workers they were very fast and efficient
Emily Arnold de Leon
18:12 01 Jul 24
Amazing move! Marty, Felix, Kalub were so professional and friendly. Would definitely use this company again!
Noel Dahlke
19:42 27 Jun 24
Donald Sigala and Scott Rudd were one of the most professional, hard working and courteous movers I have ever had. This was my 11th and final move in the military that spanned 30 years and I couldn’t have asked for a better company and moving team to handle my family’s personal belongings. Moving is already stressful especially for military families and it was so nice that this part was NOT! Thank you very much.Noel DahlkeCAPT (retired), USN
Brittany Bertrand
05:10 27 Jun 24
The team was incredibly professional, patient, and kind. They made a difficult day easy, and I know my things are in good hands.
Luis.A Riso
23:34 24 Jun 24
Great movers. Worked quickly and got our stuff packed up and moved out without any issues. Jose, Marty, and Gus were incredibly professional and hardworking.
Adekunbi Adewunmi
22:07 21 Jun 24
Felix, Jose, and Josh did an amazing job unpacking my household goods. They all worked quickly and efficiently and made sure everything was there. I really appreciated their help quickly assembling my furniture as well.Thank you for your work and your kindness!
Jackie Harsha
21:29 20 Jun 24
Great experience! Donald, Patrick and Sal were early and worked quickly and efficiently. They packed all my breakables with lots of care and made sure everything was packed well on the truck.
Cole Hummel
16:12 20 Jun 24
Great movers, in and out in a short time span and were very professional!
Rachel Ingham
21:33 19 Jun 24
Don and his team (Gus and Lourdes) from Lompoc Van and Storage were awesome to work with for our move! They efficiently unloaded all their materials and got to work. Don was very knowledgeable about the process and ensured everything was packed appropriately. Lourdes tackled the kitchen and did a great job. We appreciate all their hard work!
Hunter Sturgeon
21:32 17 May 24
They were great
Cameron Boyd
17:49 26 Apr 24
Amazing service and very professional
Tijhana Newman
13:27 26 Apr 24
Donald and the team were AMAZING. Right on time and super fast efficient packing !
Jacob Newman
21:11 24 Apr 24
Donald,Vance,Scott,Andrew are the truth helped out a lot asked the necessary questions and packed up the place very fast…. Keep them around they are the best
Chris Smith
23:13 23 Apr 24
Great company. Looking forward to doing business with them for as long as I need storage.
Adri Aja
21:21 10 Apr 24
Donald & Felix did a great job. Very cautious and professional with our household goods. 10/10
Victoria Aguon
15:51 09 Apr 24
Patrick, Felix, Donald, and Sal were an awesome team that worked diligently to get our HHG offloaded. They were very respectful, informative and patient with my requests. I would highly recommend this crew and company!!
Adam Goodly
19:30 01 Apr 24
Donald and his crew did a great job. Fast and efficient. Thank you.
Pamela Collier (pamelaknits)
21:00 28 Mar 24
Excellent, professional service with a smile. Friendly crew and easy to work with. 100% recommended.
Ramon Gonzalez
18:41 15 Mar 24
Roberto Serrato and Gonzalo Ojeda did an amazing job with my move. Quick and painless. I totally recommend Lompoc Van and Storage.
Darrell Apilado
15:40 15 Mar 24
Joshua Hall
18:14 11 Mar 24
Team arrived promptly and unloaded/stored my items quickly. Were very kind and a pleasure to work with.
Geovany Satoshi
21:10 05 Mar 24
Service was great they were on top of things and my items is well taken care of
Marlena Horton
19:52 05 Mar 24
Nick and Felix were very professional and easy to talk to! I’ve moved a few times in my military career and they were by far the most efficient and friendly movers I’ve worked with. They moved everything in and put my furniture together in no time at all with zero damage to my stuff or the apt I’m renting!
Stephanie Monistere
22:14 23 Feb 24
For our military move, we had a great team pack up our house. The 1st two, Lourdes and Angelina had most of the inside done on day one. Day two Gonzalo joined them and had everything done in no time. Super nice and very hard working individuals. Thank you for packing our house up with care.
David Erb
22:05 20 Feb 24
Angelina and Lourdes came out to pack my home in less than 7 hours. 10/10 would recommend.
Michael Scarn
22:21 15 Feb 24
This team has done a fantastic job packing and labeling the items in my house. I would highly recommend anyone who is moving to utilize this company.
Adrian Salcedo
19:02 13 Feb 24
Everything went great. Everyone on the team worked with us on every piece to make sure we had no worries at all. They easily made this the smoothest move we’ve ever had.
Matthew Carlson
18:33 05 Feb 24
Super helpful and great moving experience
Justice Morales
17:56 30 Jan 24
They were fast, efficent, friendly, and very accommodating. Would use again!
Andrea Zermeno
20:59 29 Jan 24
Very helpful and fast! Best movers we’ve had so far !
Kevin Nguyen
19:53 29 Jan 24
Great group of guys, very respectful and friendly. I would recommend them to anyone. There work ethics is very good
luke johnson
18:32 25 Jan 24
Quick, very professional, and had great attitudes.
Joel Vaughn
19:22 16 Jan 24
Fast and very professional, if you need to move I highly recommend these guys!
Shelby M.
18:23 16 Jan 24
The Packers were amazing, efficient, and professional!
Cristine Rivera
18:11 05 Jan 24
Donald, Nick, Bryan was amazing move. Made it super easy. Orcutt move.
Faith Davis
20:07 21 Dec 23
Angelina, Patrick and David did an amazing job with my move today! I was very impressed with how well they packaged my things
kevin pedraza
19:10 21 Dec 23
Had a great experience with the moving crew. Very professional and very fast!
Aidan Hess
23:56 19 Dec 23
They were very friendly, nice, and respectful.
Britta Shaun
19:34 18 Dec 23
They were quick and efficient! Never had an easier move!
J VR (snipersaybang)
21:53 06 Dec 23
The moving company was really nice and professional, quick and kept me informed on everything they did and needed,were very flexible in helping and providing anything my family needed for my move. Our moving crew (Andrew and David) were amazing, friendly and just overall great guys. I would use them again for my next move whenever that was. Thank you for everything.
C Wa
22:17 03 Dec 23
The movers delivered my property today they were professional and did a great job.
z w (ZDubs3)
22:22 01 Dec 23
Great work guys
Mario Romo
21:48 29 Nov 23
Very professional team. This was the team assigned for packing for our military move. They did a great job packing EVERYTHING in our house. They handled everything with care and worked with us regarding what we didn’t want packed. They labeled everything properly and provided all the different size boxes for TVs and other odds and ends. No complaints about the work they did.
Michael Johnson
21:07 28 Nov 23
Did great! Arrived on time and accomplished the job in good time.
Andrew Coget
23:38 15 Nov 23
Anthony Nimmo
21:01 15 Nov 23
Great movers, quick and efficient, very friendly too
Michael Kemp
21:30 10 Nov 23
Four gentlemen arrived on time, introduced themselves and delivered very heavy items, unpacked, assembled and were professional at all times.
Kanaka Boy
18:22 10 Nov 23
Andrew and Scott awesome workers much appreciated. MAHALO
Ashley Winner
19:49 30 Oct 23
Donald and Nick were awesome and super helpful!
Jessica Gallus
18:49 29 Oct 23
Had a very positive experience. All crew members were professional and incredibly hard working. They were very careful with our goods and an all around great group to work with!
Luis A
00:25 27 Oct 23
Excellent customer service. Would do business with them again.
Paige Wolfenberger
19:48 24 Oct 23
One of the best moving companies I worked with! This moving company helped us so much with advice on dealing with previous moving company and protecting our things. They arrived right on time and promptly and nicely moved in all of our items. Next time we move, I will definitely be reaching out to this company directly!
kee madd
20:44 23 Oct 23
Team was professional and took good care of my furniture.
alexis silva
20:47 19 Oct 23
Quick and efficient super friendly!
Jennifer Russell
01:19 19 Oct 23
Beau Brierre
22:29 18 Oct 23
Donald and Vincent were excellent. They packed with knowledge and efficiency. They were also flexible with my schedule, I needed more time to pack what wasn't going and they worked with me.
16:51 13 Oct 23
Donald and Felix made everything simple and easy!
Sara Michelle
20:35 11 Oct 23
The customer service here is absolutely amazing!!! I can’t recommend enough if you need their services 💗
Omar Arenas
20:28 10 Oct 23
Josh Hammel
21:36 09 Oct 23
The team came right on time each day and were able to get all of our stuff packed up and ready to go without a problem.
Bianca Artadi Shapero
19:50 09 Oct 23
Guys were friendly and did a great job
Jason Thompson
21:59 03 Oct 23
Thanks guys! Professional, wrapped up everything really well, and couldn't have asked for a better experience!
Sergio Valente
17:58 29 Sep 23
The movers were very professional and got all my items into the storage area I requested very fast! I will be contacting them if I ever need to move again!
Janet Rodriguez
20:50 26 Sep 23
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Kendall Harper
21:59 25 Sep 23
Josh LeRoi
18:04 25 Sep 23
Michael Callahan
14:43 24 Sep 23
ASK FOR DONALD!Seriously, such a smooth moving experience. Donald was there for loading and unloading, andrew (loading) and Jose (unloading) were also awesome. Careful with our stuff, worked efficiently and all around good dudes. Thanks guys!
Netsanet Boyle
22:44 22 Sep 23
Angelina and Ronan were incredible and efficient packers. This is our first time using a moving company to pack our household goods and they made it very easy for us. Thank you so much!!
Travis Sentel
22:03 19 Sep 23
I had an exceptional experience with this moving company! The team, made up of three amazing ladies, arrived right on time and worked with incredible efficiency. They handled our belongings as if they were their own, ensuring everything was well-protected and carefully transported. I couldn't be happier with their service. Highly recommended! ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
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16:27 19 Sep 23
Friendly and timely service.
Kelly Raulston
18:16 15 Sep 23
We are so grateful that they were assigned to our military move! They did a wonderful job, patient with us being thorough in checking the numbers off as they brought packages in. They were kind as well to my 2.5 year old son who was trying to get in the middle of them bringing boxes in. They were amazing compared to the other companies we have used before!
Kurt Heinze
18:15 12 Sep 23
The movers were professional and packed my belongings with care. They loaded household goods quickly. I would recommend.
01:14 12 Sep 23
Tanesha Jones
20:36 01 Sep 23
April & Lourdes did a great job with packing for our move. They communicated effectively and were very efficient.
Meet The Rubens
18:57 01 Sep 23
Jose, Andrew and Donald are amazing! They are punctual and very professional. They moved with a purpose. They are very friendly and we felt comfortable with them in our home. Their main office is also very professional and communicative. I highly recommend!
Daniel Davis
18:22 01 Sep 23
Excellent Service.
David Bermejo (Source B)
04:10 27 Aug 23
A crew of three came out to move our HHG into our house on-base. We were impressed at their level of professionalism and willingness to take on more than they were expected to do. They went above and beyond to ensure that we were satisfied with the location of where things went. They solved problems for us as they arose and made sure we were satisfied along the way. A star crew! Would recommend!
Christian Kaopua
19:30 25 Aug 23
Truc Le
20:56 21 Aug 23
I like the ladies that helped me packed my house. They were awesome and always grab my attentions if they need to pack certain things or not. It was really nice that they communicate with me.
Warren Long
00:11 17 Aug 23
Xavier and Crew did an amazing job! Appreciate the help with our move!
Andre Darnell Jr
20:41 15 Aug 23
Angeli Vazquez and CP did an maxing job packing up our home. They worked efficiently and diligently on the job! Thank you so much ladies!
Meagan Tambini
21:44 12 Aug 23
The packing crew that helped with my clients belongings where experienced and thorough, efficient, pleasant, and just easy to work with. There were a lot of loose ends on our job and they handled it calmly. And while the fee seemed quite high, they literally packed everything both inside and out.I would not hesitate to recommend them to anyone, friend or client.
Makai Sutherland
19:49 11 Aug 23
Great customer service
Michael Gordiano
17:04 11 Aug 23
Honestly one of the smoothest packings for a move I’ve ever seen. They knew exactly what they were doing and how to play Tetris. They’re careful with valuables and make sure you know what’s packed where and what they’re doing.
Denise Vasquez
19:48 10 Aug 23
We Had a great Experience with Andrew’s crew(Felix,Angel andJose) they provided a very stress free move experience.We had a little bit of a challenge going from a four bedroom home to a two bedroom apartment and they were very helpful in helping us fit everything in and remained patient and professional while I tried to figure it out.
Barry Knoblock
21:13 09 Aug 23
Donald was awesome and professional!
Jonathan Brydie
17:34 08 Aug 23
00:34 08 Aug 23
The crew was great!!! Set up all the furniture I ask too. No damage to the house. Very professional and would use again
Erica Rivera
16:35 03 Aug 23
They were amazing!! Great communication skills! So glad we had them during our move!
Nicholas Vaughn
21:53 02 Aug 23
Had Roberto and Angie pack up, and Roberto came back to load the vans. Friendly, professional, helpful, and considerate!
Jessica Norrington
00:31 02 Aug 23
They were amazing for my move. Very helpful in moving and setting up pieces of furniture. Made sure that everything was where I wanted it. Very nice and professional
Teah Gibson
18:26 01 Aug 23
Super friendly team. Great attitudes and fast workers. Treated me and my items with care. Would definitely use this company and refer them to my friends. Thank you so much.
Cheryl Clark
22:25 31 Jul 23
Lourdes and April were very fast and efficient and a pleasure to work with.
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International Movers

Moving for the First Time?

Are you starting an international move? First things first, get a quote from a mover you trust. Once that’s sorted, your moving company will pair you up with a pro international relocation expert who’ll guide you through each step. After you’ve locked in your moving date, they’ll hand over an Order of Service. This doc lists all the services you’ve requested and what they cost – all about keeping things clear and upfront.

For those making an international move, we recommend hiring the pros to pack. They’ll swing by a few days before your move, armed with top-grade packing gear, ready to take care of your stuff.

On your moving day, the moving crew will load up your belongings onto our trucks, noting each item on the inventory list. Your belongings will then be taken to our secure shipping facility to start their journey abroad. We work with trusted partners in your new country who’ll receive, deliver, and unload at your new place.

Once everything’s unloaded, you’ll get the chance to check over your items before giving the okay to the team leader. And just like that, you’re all moved in!

Frequently Asked Questions About International Moving

Comprehensive International Moving Services

  • Residential Relocations

    Trust Lompoc Van & Storage to make your international household move smooth and stress-free.

  • Corporate Transfers

    We specialize in relocating businesses across international borders via air or sea transport.

  • Expert Packing and Unpacking

    Our professional team ensures your belongings are securely packed for international transit and can assist with unpacking at your destination.

  • Secure Storage Solutions

    We offer both short-term and long-term storage options in our state-of-the-art, climate-controlled facilities with round-the-clock security.

How Much Does an International Move Typically Cost from Central Coast California?

International moving costs can vary significantly, typically ranging from $2,000 to $25,000 or more. According to US News, “You can expect to pay an international moving company anywhere from $1,500 to $12,000 to move the contents of a one- to four-bedroom home overseas.” Factors influencing the price include the distance to the destination, volume and weight of the shipment, chosen transportation method (air, sea, or land), additional services required, customs procedures in the destination country, level of insurance coverage, and seasonal fluctuations.

At Lompoc Van & Storage, we pride ourselves on providing transparent, personalized quotes tailored to your needs. Our experienced team works closely with you to find cost-effective solutions without compromising service quality. Get your free, no-obligation international moving estimate today by filling out our online estimate form or calling us at (805) 736-2351 today.

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What Customs Documents Are Required for Moving Personal Items Internationally?

International moves require careful attention to customs regulations and documentation. According to My Moving Reviews, “Typical documents include a copy of the transferee’s passport & visa, an inventory of goods being shipped, and country-specific forms for importation.”

You may also need proof of ownership for high-value items and potentially a residence permit, depending on the country you are moving to. Specific customs forms may also be required, varying by country. It’s crucial to be aware of prohibited or restricted items, which can differ between countries. Some belongings may be subject to import taxes based on their declared value.

Lompoc Van & Storage’s international moving experts are well-versed in global customs requirements. We guide you through the documentation process, help you create accurate inventories, and provide advice on handling potentially problematic items. “Our goal is to ensure a smooth customs clearance process, minimizing delays and complications,” says General Manager Jason Turner.

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What Types of Insurance Do Moving Companies Offer for International Moves in Central Coast California?

Most international moving companies offer several insurance options. These typically include:

Basic Liability Coverage: Usually included at no extra cost, providing minimal protection.

Full Value Protection: For an additional fee covering repair, replacement, or reimbursement at fair market value for lost or damaged items.

All-Risk Insurance: This insurance is available for professionally packed items, covering full replacement costs with a deductible. Unlike total loss coverage, it includes individual items.

Total Loss Coverage: This option “covers all your belongings only if there is a total loss of your entire shipment due to certain disasters (fire, Acts of God, trucking accident, or missing of the vessel),” according to The Relocator, “This type of insurance will not cover any individual items that have been lost or broken.”

Lompoc Van & Storage offers all these insurance options for international moves. Our team is always available to discuss these options in detail, helping you choose the best coverage for your needs and budget. “We believe in full transparency when it comes to insurance, ensuring you understand exactly what protection you have for your international move,” says Owner Chris DiJulio.

What's the Average Timeframe for International Shipping and Delivery?

The duration of an international move can vary greatly depending on the destination and shipping method. According to

  • “If you’re shipping all your stuff overseas via boat, you should plan on it taking six to eight weeks from moving day.
  • If you’re shipping it via air, it will take two to four weeks.
  • If you’re moving to a country that’s on the same continent as the one where you currently live, you can opt for ground freight in a moving truck. This option usually takes four to six weeks.”

Factors like customs clearance, port congestion, and local transportation can affect these timelines.

At Lompoc Van & Storage, we strive to provide accurate estimated timeframes based on your specific move details. We keep you informed throughout the process and notify you promptly of any changes. “Our partnerships with reliable shipping companies and efficient logistics management help minimize delays and ensure timely deliveries,” says Owner Chris DiJulio.

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How Do Moving Companies Ensure the Safety of Items During Packing and Transit?

Professional international movers use premium packing materials and techniques to ensure the safety of your items during transit. According to, “They are responsible for expertly wrapping and boxing up the items in a household. Packing isn’t a once-in-a-blue-moon activity for them — it’s their job.” Comprehensive packing services typically include high-quality boxes designed for international shipping, bubble wrap, packing paper, foam sheets for delicate items, custom crating for valuable or fragile possessions, and specialized packing for electronics, artwork, and other sensitive items.

Lompoc Van & Storage employs these industry-best practices in our packing services. Our professional packers are trained in best practices for international shipping, ensuring maximum protection for your belongings. We take pride in delivering your possessions safely, no matter how far they travel.

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Do Moving Companies Provide Storage Options for International Moves in Central Coast California?

Many international moving companies offer secure, climate-controlled storage options for customers facing delays or needing temporary storage during their international move. These facilities typically feature 24/7 surveillance, climate control to protect sensitive items and flexible short-term and long-term storage options.

Lompoc Van & Storage provides such storage solutions in our state-of-the-art, climate-controlled 30,000 sq ft storage warehouse under 24/7 surveillance. We can store your items for any duration you choose. If you’d like storage in your new country, we can set something up with one of our international partners. “Our goal is to make your move as seamless as possible,” says General Manager Jason Turner.

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How Will My Moving Company Inform Me About My Move's Progress?

Reputable international moving companies prioritize clear and consistent communication. Most assign a dedicated move coordinator to each international move who is the main point of contact. These coordinators typically provide:

  • Regular updates on the shipment’s progress.
  • Prompt responses to questions or concerns.
  • Proactive communication about important milestones or potential issues.

At Lompoc Van & Storage, we take communication seriously and go above and beyond industry standards. We assign a dedicated move coordinator to each international relocation, ensuring you have a single point of contact throughout your entire moving journey. Our coordinators are experienced professionals who understand the complexities of international moves and are equipped to handle any situation that may arise.

Your Lompoc moving specialist will provide the following:

  • Regular status updates: You’ll receive scheduled updates on your shipment’s progress, including key milestones like departure from origin, customs clearance, and estimated arrival times.
  • Proactive communication: We anticipate issues and not just react to issues. Your coordinator will reach out in advance about potential challenges or changes, allowing for timely solutions.
  • Liaison with international partners: Your coordinator will manage communications with our partners in your destination country, ensuring seamless handoffs and consistent service quality.
  • Cultural and logistical guidance: In addition to move-related updates, your coordinator can provide valuable insights about your destination country, helping you prepare for your new environment.

At Lompoc Van & Storage, we believe that excellent communication is the foundation of a stress-free international move. “Our goal is to keep you informed, address your concerns promptly, and provide the support you need every step of the way, from your current home to your new residence across the globe,” says Owner Chris DiJulio.

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What Services Do Moving Companies Offer Upon Delivery?

Many international movers offer various services to help clients settle into their new homes. These services often include:

  • careful unloading of belongings
  • unpacking services (if desired)
  • furniture assembly and placement
  • removal of packing material

If you choose unpacking services, which come at an additional cost, “A crew will come to your home and unpack your boxes, place your things in closets and cabinets the way you want, and remove all the packing material,” states The level of service can usually be tailored to the client’s preferences.

Lompoc Van & Storage offers all these destination services. We tailor our services to your preferences, whether you want full unpacking assistance or simply need help with unloading and basic setup. “Our goal is to make your transition to your new home as smooth and stress-free as possible,” says General Manager Jason Turner.

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Do Moving Companies Have Client Testimonials or References From Previous International Moving Customers?

Reputable international moving companies should be able to provide references or testimonials from past clients. Many offer access to third-party review platforms, like Google Customer Reviews and Yelp, where potential customers can read unbiased feedback. According to My Moving Reviews, “Good moving companies have plenty of positive reviews and will be able to provide references from previous customers easily.” It’s generally a good practice to review these references and testimonials when choosing an international mover.

At Lompoc Van & Storage, we’re proud of our successful international moves track record. We’re happy to provide:

  • References from recent customers who’ve completed similar moves
  • Testimonials from satisfied clients
  • Access to third-party review platforms where you can read unbiased feedback

We believe that our best advocates are those we’ve helped relocate globally. We encourage potential customers to review our references and testimonials on Google Reviews. Look for yourself and see what our customers think about the quality of our moving services.

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Why Choose Lompoc Van & Storage?

  • Free Moving Estimates
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  • Family Owned and Operated
  • No Hidden Fees
  • Emergency Moving Services
  • Fully Licensed and Insured
  • Same-Day Service Available
  • Virtual + In-Home Quotes Available
  • Free Furniture Disassembly & Reassembly
  • All Trained Professionals
  • Professional Home Protection Kits
  • Over 100 Years of Experience
  • Certified ProMover
  • Member of the CMSA
  • Senior Citizens Specials
  • 80% Repeat Customers
  • Military Discount
  • Over 750,000 Moves Completed
  • Trusted Military Mover for Camp Roberts
  • Trusted Military Mover for Vandenberg Air Force Base
  • Trusted Military Mover for Naval Base Ventura County
  • Trusted Military Mover for Naval Construction Battalion Center Port Hueneme

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