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Shipping from UAE to UK

Old Feb 25th 2009, 6:55 am
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Question Shipping from UAE to UK

Hi,

I want to ship some stuff (approx. 100 kg) from Abu Dhabi or Dubai to London. Can anyone recommend a reliable shipping agent who can deliver door-to-door?

I checked Fedex webiste and the online quote was 7,400 Dhs i.e. 74 Dhs/kg.

I appreciate your help.

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Old Feb 25th 2009, 7:39 am
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Try TNT, i've used them in the past and they seem a fair bit cheaper than FedEx, DHL etc. They do door to door and were quick and efficient too.
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Old Feb 25th 2009, 7:47 am
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We used Doree Bonner Internation to ship our stuff over and will be to ship it back. They work by cubic foot/meter instead of weight and was very competitive... and door-to-door. No damage or dents either... and they do all the customs stuff.
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Old Feb 26th 2009, 2:46 am
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Originally Posted by Hello.Kitty View Post
We used Doree Bonner Internation to ship our stuff over and will be to ship it back. They work by cubic foot/meter instead of weight and was very competitive... and door-to-door. No damage or dents either... and they do all the customs stuff.
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Try TNT, i've used them in the past and they seem a fair bit cheaper than FedEx, DHL etc. They do door to door and were quick and efficient too.

Thank you both for your help. Have a good day.
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Old Mar 11th 2009, 5:07 pm
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Hi,

Whatever you do, don't use Excess Baggage Aka Excess International Movers. I had trusted them to ship air and dedicated Sea freight.

They made a complete and utter hash of the packing. Airfreight items arrived damaged and the best part...they used some of my wifes clothing (which had been removed from their original airtight vacum bags) as packing material for other items.

As for the sea freight, we had to have every item re-packed, quality controlled, which pushed the shipping date way out of schedule, customer service agents difficult to deal with, unprofessional and they needed to be chased constantly via phone and email in order to obtain updates.. All in all, an utter dreadful experience. One I would wish anyone to go through.

Please avoid at all costs.

Use Sterling Relocation as two of my colleagues found them to be reliable and very professional.
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