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Mar 28th 2022, 10:00 am
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Posted By kirstyp

Household Goods Container Costs Update - March 22

Hi everyone, a quick update on the shipping industry that may be affecting BE members....

If you're currently getting quotes from International Removal Companies you may be starting to hear that...
Replies: 1
Views: 992
Posted By kirstyp

Re: Question around Air Freight

Hi,

Usually the allowance you get is the gross weight not net, so includes all the packing materials too, so just double check that in your policy.

If it is gross then I'd suggest this would...
Forum: Portugal
Sep 20th 2021, 7:51 am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,034
Posted By kirstyp

Re: Any recommendations on moving house furnishings London to Coimbra please ??

Hi dickydog ,

As the others have said moving to mainland Europe has got a whole lot more complex since Brexit, which makes it quite offputting to try and do DIY and risky to do through a...
Forum: USA
Sep 10th 2021, 8:38 am
Replies: 2
Views: 809
Posted By kirstyp

Re: Shipping to the USA

The global shipping crisis is making getting container slots very challenging which might explain why you've not heard back....
Aug 11th 2021, 4:26 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 1,198
Posted By kirstyp

Global shipping crisis and how it is affecting International Removals

We've just updated our article on how the global shipping crisis is affecting international removals.
If you're about to start the process of arranging shipping please have a read, it's really...
Aug 9th 2021, 12:04 pm
Replies: 0
Views: 563
Posted By kirstyp

Moving Household Goods to mainland Europe since Brexit

Before BREXIT it was fairly simple to meet the regulatory requirements for moving household goods to mainland Europe as goods moved freely within the EU. Since the UK left the EU household goods...
Aug 9th 2021, 9:17 am
Replies: 7
Views: 1,206
Posted By kirstyp

Re: Sending household goods to the UK

hi,

Customs requirements can vary depending on what you are importing (household goods, alcohol, inheritance or gifts etc.) and your individual situation - e.g. how long you've lived outside of...
Forum: Middle East
Aug 5th 2021, 2:29 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 904
Posted By kirstyp

Re: Shipping goods from the UK to Saudi Arabia

Hi, are you moving a full household or just a few items?
Jan 22nd 2021, 12:53 pm
Replies: 0
Views: 2,352
Posted By kirstyp

Possible freight increases for International Removals

The shipping industry is currently facing a range of major challenges worldwide, resulting in restricted capacity for International Container shipments. This is likely to have two major impacts on...
Replies: 4
Views: 4,958
Posted By kirstyp

Re: Shipping recommnedation

Thank you! Not sure what is going on here, the links work for me in my normal browser but when I use an 'incognito browser' (without cookies or cache) the link doesn't work and I get the same as you...
Replies: 0
Views: 1,031
Posted By kirstyp

Guide to moving belongings overseas

Some of the most frequently asked questions we see on British Expats when it comes to shipping your worldly belongings revolve around the process of how to move everything overseas and how to choose...
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Views: 1,022
Posted By kirstyp

International Removals during UK Coronavirus Lockdown

Hello!

Just a quick update for those that have imminent shipping services due to commence in the UK....Good news is that the UK Government have confirmed that you can still move home if you need...
Forum: USA
Jan 5th 2021, 3:09 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 1,044
Posted By kirstyp

Re: Shipping recommendations

hi!

Depending on how many boxes/paintings you're looking at taking you have the options of an excess baggage/courier company (for just a few boxes) or an International Removal company (if there...
Replies: 4
Views: 979
Posted By kirstyp

Re: Spouse visa and shipping advice

Hello! A good place to get started is to check out the FIDI website (https://www.fidi.org/) for a list of certified International Removal companies.

You can choose to book a shipping company...
Replies: 0
Views: 6,131
Posted By kirstyp

Questions to ask your mover about International Removals during Covid-19

Right now wherever you are moving to or from there is a risk that your move will be impacted by Coronavirus. Moving overseas is stressful at the best of times and the added risks of safety and delays...
Apr 30th 2020, 2:47 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 1,486
Posted By kirstyp

Re: Shipping belongings from the USA to UK

Hello :)
Most international movers can offer shared containers, the FIDI website will have a list of approved FAIM certified companies nearest to you. Hope that helps!
Replies: 7
Views: 5,835
Posted By kirstyp

Re: How much it will cost me to move back from USA to UK

Hi and welcome to British Expats :)

Where in the USA are you moving from? This will play a factor in your costs/time period.
For a full house move you're likely to use a sole use container...
Forum: New Zealand
Feb 4th 2019, 1:16 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 1,297
Posted By kirstyp

Re: Removals Companies

A great place to start is to check out FIDI website (https://www.fidi.org/) for a list of FAIM certified international removal companies that serve your area to make sure whoever you're using is...
Replies: 2
Views: 2,577
Posted By kirstyp

Re: shipping boxes from UK to USA

hello!

You can search the FIDI (https://www.fidi.org/) website for a list of pre-vetted FAIM certified approved movers in your area, contact a few to ask about their shared load / groupage...
Replies: 2
Views: 2,205
Posted By kirstyp

Re: Removal Companies France to the UK

Hi,

You have the option of using a company based in France or the UK, whichever you prefer. A great place to start for UK companies is to check the BAR Overseas website (https://bar.co.uk/) that...
Oct 19th 2018, 7:43 am
Replies: 28
Views: 20,753
Posted By kirstyp

Re: Get your removal questions answered here

Hi GBBRIT, have you tried one of the excess baggage companies? They may be able to help with a single item shipment.
Replies: 5
Views: 2,770
Posted By kirstyp

Re: can anyone recomend a good shipper from canada to uk

Hi Lvelloso, looks like matthews1969 might not have seen your reply yet to give feedback! are you looking at just sending boxes as well rather than furniture too?
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 10th 2018, 9:48 am
Replies: 4
Views: 1,113
Posted By kirstyp

Re: Shipping Costs

Hi,

Congratulations on the offer! Great also to hear your new employer is happy to consider a relocation package.

Typical relocation packages offered by multinationals include (as you...
Sep 6th 2018, 3:06 pm
Replies: 28
Views: 20,753
Posted By kirstyp

Re: Get your removal questions answered here

Hi Jen,

As this would be classed as a part load your best rates from moving companies will be from those who regularly service Spain. British Association of Removers member Matthew James removals...
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