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Old Dec 8th 2007, 12:25 am
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how can I just rent one of these containers i.e similar to a pod but they send it to the UK from the USA.
Been quoted a few prices for a small move upto $9.50 per cubic ft which is outrageous.I want to load and unlaoad myself is there any company that just ships the containers over without doing the whole ball of wax
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Old Dec 8th 2007, 9:27 am
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how can I just rent one of these containers i.e similar to a pod but they send it to the UK from the USA.
Been quoted a few prices for a small move upto $9.50 per cubic ft which is outrageous.I want to load and unlaoad myself is there any company that just ships the containers over without doing the whole ball of wax
Try UPakWeShip.
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Old Dec 8th 2007, 7:55 pm
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We used Rinkens. They dropped at our door, we loaded it, they picked it up and delivered it to the UK. We had them unload it here,....with all the stairs here in our UK house it was worth it for them to unload.
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Old Dec 10th 2007, 2:15 am
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upackweship don't do containers neither do excess bagage,did you get a 20ft or 40 ft container from Rickens? also what is the cost from the states cheers
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We had a 20 ft container. A 20 ft container should ship the contents of a 2-3 BR house. It cost us around $4600 USD to ship from Atlanta to SE Wales 2 years ago. Rinkens wasn't the cheaptest I found but it was the best buy for what we needed. Beware some moving companies will give you a lowball quote that doesn't include all the port and customs fees, extra fees for leaving the conatiner at your residence longer than a couple of hours, etc and in the end a low quote will cost you a lot more than other companies quoted you. Rinkens quoted a figure that was all inclusive.

http://www.rinkens.com/

Remember to ditch any oversized furniture you have in the States. It most likely won't fit the smaller rooms and tight corners here in the UK.

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