How to ship your goods internationally

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Friendly docker with shipping containers

International container shipping Whether you’re moving for work, starting a new life abroad or retiring to warmer shores you’ll probably want to take some of your possessions with you. There are two options when it comes to international container shipping; sofas, beds and all. Air shipping and sea shipping, each … Read More

Moving overseas – what NOT to pack

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Items prohibited in your shipment when relocating overseas Gun with prohibited sign on top

What you must not ship abroad When packing for your move abroad there are certain items that should not be packed into your shipment. Because this shipment is not accompanied by you certain items that need to be declared upon entry to your new country are prohibited from being packed. … Read More

Moving overseas? Packing day!

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Moving house packing boxes full of kitchen equipment

Tips for using a packing service Removal companies usually offer a packing service where their team packs everything on your behalf. It saves you a lot of time and removes a lot of the stress from you during this busy period. It also means your items are properly insured. You’ve … Read More

Moving house – the in-home survey

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List of household goods for the removal estimate

The packing estimate Once you have chosen your removal company, they will send someone around to your home to estimate how much stuff you have to move. We had our in-home survey last week. We’d done a fair bit of preparation such as de-cluttering and moving some items into storage (we … Read More

Why did I pack THAT?

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Garbage bin with a globe in it; pack for international relocation. removal company packing service.

Packing for an overseas relocation When researching this article, I received some excellent and amusing comments on Twitter and Facebook about items that really should not have been packed for an overseas relocation. I decided to use the fun we had to illustrate a potential problem when using a packing … Read More

Don’t forget your…?

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What to pack when moving overseas. An empty packing box.

Packing for your overseas relocation Packing for an overseas relocation is fraught with difficulties. You’ll probably have several consignments to organise. Separate packing sessions for air freight, shipping container and the luggage you take with you are the main elements. As well as working out what you can live without … Read More