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Old Mar 1st 2014, 5:52 pm   #1
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Hi there,

My husband and I will be moving to Toronto Canada in April.

I'm a Canadian (from Toronto) and he is British.

We are planning on taking all our furniture i.e. having everything shipped over from here. Wondering if there is a good international moving company anyone could recommend and if there is anything we should be aware of with the movers i.e. any hidden costs etc.

I am also wondering if our linen i.e. bedsheets, pillow cases etc. would fit Canadian mattresses.

Any advice would be greatly appreciated.
Many thanks!
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Hi, and welcome to BE and congrats on getting your husband's PR!

There are loads of threads on shippers on the Canada forum, so a quick search should give you lots of info.

Hope to see you in the Canada forums soon, good luck with the move.
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THank you.
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Welcome to BE! Here's a thread on how to go about getting a quote for shipping which I hope will be helpful? getting a quote from a shipping company
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Hi there,

My husband and I will be moving to Toronto Canada in April.

I'm a Canadian (from Toronto) and he is British.

We are planning on taking all our furniture i.e. having everything shipped over from here. Wondering if there is a good international moving company anyone could recommend and if there is anything we should be aware of with the movers i.e. any hidden costs etc.

I am also wondering if our linen i.e. bedsheets, pillow cases etc. would fit Canadian mattresses.

Any advice would be greatly appreciated.
Many thanks!
Check out this comparison

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bed_size

Hope that this helps ;-)
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Great.

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