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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
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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!
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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
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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...
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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...
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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
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Views: 19,656
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.
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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: 864
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
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Views: 19,656
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...
Aug 23rd 2018, 3:40 pm
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Posted By kirstyp

Re: Customs and Tax Charge for cargo?

Oops, sorry you're right, I was getting my destinations mixed up :) at least someone's on the ball today! thanks durham_lad
Aug 23rd 2018, 8:58 am
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Posted By kirstyp

Re: Customs and Tax Charge for cargo?

As BritInPairs said if you've owned/used the goods for more than 12 months you can import them duty free under ToR if you're moving your main residence to the UK
Anything new will be subject to...
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Views: 1,957
Posted By kirstyp

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

Hi, and welcome :)

A great place to start for shipping is to check out FIDI website for a list of FAIM certified international removal companies that serve your area to make sure whoever you're...
Jul 13th 2018, 8:30 am
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Posted By kirstyp

ToR Customs helpline number update

The new ToR Customer helpline for moves INTO the UK is now live - 0300 3227900.
It is advisable to call rather than email if you need to speak with them as although hold times are long (we've had...
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Posted By kirstyp

Re: East Coast USA to Mainland England

Hello, welcome to BE :)

A great place to start when looking for international removal companies is to look for companies that are FIDI FAIM certified. This is the leading professional...
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Posted By kirstyp

Everything you need to know about International Removals

Some of the most frequently asked questions we see on British Expats when it comes to shipping your worldly belongings revolve around how to make arrangements and find and choose an international...
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Posted By kirstyp

Re: Moving from UK to Australia- need advice on shippers

Hi,
A few things to check when comparing - are they all FIDI FAIM certified? this is the leading professional certification for international movers giving you peace of mind that your chosen company...
Forum: Canada
Jun 18th 2018, 2:30 pm
Replies: 29
Views: 2,464
Posted By kirstyp

Re: UK to Canada movers

Try the British Association of Removers website for reviews. https://bar.co.uk/home/find-a-remover/
Their directory combines listing of local certified members with reviews from previous customers....
Forum: USA
Mar 13th 2018, 3:10 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 2,241
Posted By kirstyp

Re: Shipping to the USA

Hi Allan,

Congratulations!

Sounds like you've already thought about the things you do and don’t want to take with you. A big part of shipping costs is based on volume of items you’re taking...
Feb 6th 2018, 1:42 pm
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Posted By kirstyp

Re: Customs Form .. Transfer of Residence

My understanding is you can't apply under ToR if you've been out of the EU less than 12 months.

You can still apply for duty free import though. You will will likely need to show documentation...
Jan 29th 2018, 7:52 am
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Views: 887
Posted By kirstyp

Re: Shipping

This is a really good tip. Make sure you're using a FIDI FAIM accredited mover at origin but also ask if they are using a FIDI FAIM mover at destination too. Among other things (FIDI check about 200...
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Posted By kirstyp

Re: Shipping recommnedation

Hi, and welcome to British Expats! I'm sure you'll get lots of good opinions and advice on different options for a shipper (any anything else you need to know about the move!) from the members!
...
Jan 12th 2018, 11:22 am
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Views: 669
Posted By kirstyp

Re: what forms do i have to fill in for our belongings

Hello :)

You will need to fill in a ToR application before your goods are shipped. You can read more about that here:...
Dec 12th 2017, 11:28 am
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Views: 2,789
Posted By kirstyp

Re: Twenty Foot Container from West Coast USA to UK

:) It's definitely worth comparing your quotes for insurance in the same way as the rest of your quote (if the shipping company insurance is optional) to make sure whatever policy you buy is the best...
Dec 12th 2017, 9:41 am
Replies: 21
Views: 2,789
Posted By kirstyp

Re: Twenty Foot Container from West Coast USA to UK

I'm not sure all the removal companies use Letton Percival, I know we don't at Bournes.
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