Shipping to Australia Services
We have daily collections across the whole of the UK and a team of dedicated move managers that will be on hand to help and advise at every step along the way.
Shipping Services Offered
Just some of the services offered:
Part Load or Groupage Shipping Service
A groupage shipping service is when one or more people share space in a container, this is the most cost effective way of shipping items across the world. As you can see from the diagram below the shipping container is divided up and customers only pay for the space that they use..
Total Peace of Mind
Movecorp is a proud member of a BAR the British Association of Removers and also the Guild of Removers and storers. For your total peace of mind Movecorp operates under the BAR and OFT approved code of practice.
Pre Payment Guarantee
All pre payments that are made to Movecorp for international removals are covered by the International Movers Mutual Insurance Company pre payment guarantee scheme.
Our Shipping to Australia crews are fully trained in export packing and wrapping of furniture, and we only use the highest quality shipping boxes and materials to ensure a totally professional shipping to Australia service. Australia has very strict quarantine clearance procedures for all shipments arriving, our Australia removal managers will be able to advice on any items that require specialist packing materials or crates.
Australia Shipping Price Promise
Movecorp offers a cost effective shipping to Australia service and we are that confident that we will beat any like for like quote from any professional moving company just ask your move manager for more information.
Shipping Documents Required
All shipping to Australia shipments require a packing list or inventory, if you have opted for a packing service our crew will complete this documentation for you. However if you are shipping self packed boxes then please provide us with a content list for each box. The inventory does not have to list every individual item just a brief description of the contents will be fine.
We will also provide you with a Australia B534 Customs form to complete, this is simple form and we will be on hand to answer any questions.
All shipments to Australia are subject to AQUIS charges. A fee is payable to local authorities whether or not the shipment undergoes physical inspection. Additional charges may apply for fumigation or additional physical examination
Sometimes these forms can seem a little intimidating so please contact your move specialist who will be able to advise further and help you complete them
A copy of your passport picture page is also required, along with a delivery address and telephone number.
Australia Shipping transit times on water
Below are approximate number of days that your goods are at sea.
Perth: 36 days
The times stated above are for time at sea, please also allow for customs clearance and delivery upon arrival at port. Again our move managers will be happy to advise on delivery times but as a general rule we would estimate 14-21 days for part load deliveries depending on the area in Australia you are shipping to.
Should you require storage in the Uk or Australia your move manager will be happy to advise you further
Travel websites for Australia:
This Australian Goverment site is very useful when shipping to Australia it provides free information on a range of topics including before your shipment departs and when your arrive in Australia.
Why choose Movecorp ?
We are committed to providing excellent customer service and satisfaction . We strive to continue being one of the leading customer focused removal companies in the UK.
Shipping Pre Payment Guarantee
Payments for shipping to Australia are normally required 7 days prior to collection this is in line with BAR terms and conditions.
Not completely satisfied
It is extremely unlikely that anything will go wrong with your removal . However if you feel a complaint is necessary we have our own internal complaints procedure and we must also adhere to the BAR strict code of conduct . This code of conduct ensures that we must always ensure our customers best interests are our priority. We will handle all complaints fairly , in the event that your complaint is not resolved you are able to go directly to BAR and you will be advised further how to take further action.
Over the last 10 years Movecorp has successfully carried out over 3000 moves to Australia
Every year thousands of Brits decide this is the place for them , who can blame them . The main cities are Brisbane,Sydney, Melbourne ,Adelaide and Perth which are all located on the coast.Inland is Australia s capital city Canberra which is only a 100 years old . Reasons behind approximately 43,000 relocating to Australia (in 2013) include
Shipping to Australia with Movecorp
Movecorp.co.uk offers a full range of shipping to Australia services, all of our quotes are based on a full door to door service and include customs clearance unless otherwise stated on your Australia shipping quotation.
We appreciate that moving your treasured belongings to the other side of the world can be an extremely daunting prospect . This is the reason that all our move managers are fully trained on dealing and quoting your enquiry to suit your individual needs . Whether you are planning a short term move on a temporary contract or a lifelong emigration.
All shipping to Australia customers are assigned their own dedicated shipping coordinator who will be able to offer a wide range of shipping services, answer any questions there may be, and manage your move.
There is no minimum or maximum volume, so whether its just a few boxes of personal items or your complete house we are always here to help and advice accordingly
Smaller consignments will be sent as a part / shared load. With a part load you are sharing part of a large shipping container with other customers and pay only for the space you require. please see picture below . All your items will be kept separately and inventoried.
Our UK collection crew will collect the consignment and it will be brought back to our main warehouse and be loaded on the next container. Part load collections can take anything from half an hour to a few hours depending your volume and packing requirements. We do advise that you try and keep a full day clear for your removal in the event of any unexpected delays.
Larger moves e.g., full house may require a sole use container. This is a container to be used exclusively with your goods. If there are no access restrictions the crew will load the container at your residence over a 2-4 day period depending on the size of your required container .
The shipping process is relatively simple, honest!
The first stage involves working out the volume of your removal, packing requests, any special requirements i.e. pianos , high end pieces .
There are several ways we can do this over the telephone ,by email and for larger consignments we can send out our home surveyor so that you can discuss everything face to face.
When it comes to packing for an international removal we recommend that our highly trained crew carry this out . Thus Giving you complete piece of mind . Furniture will be export wrapped and any high end/ fragile items can be crated and remember we only use the highest standard of packing materials . If you have any concerns about certain pieces or unusual items eg piano to be shipped please mention this with your move manager.
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Contact us for a free quotation for your relocation on the details below and one of our team will contact you with a free no obligation quotation.