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  1. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hello all - I'm currently relocating to the UK from France (I am British, my partner is French, our kids are both). It has been an expensive, complicated and stressful affair and is on-going. We have recently had our Transfer of Residence relief application approved and so are now wanting to...
  2. France Expat Forum for Expats Living in France
    My shipper has sent me a spreadsheet to fill in titled "Valued Inventory for customs" for shipping our household belongings from Houston to France. What is this for? Does it have to tie up with the shipper's Insurance? Are they going to charge me any taxes based on this?
  3. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi all. Just wondering if anyone has any experience moving their personal belongings from outside Uk (Europe) into the Uk post Brexit?? We moved back to the UK from Italy last year and still need to move all our stuff from a house we were (are) renting in Italy. We have a few different...
  4. France Expat Forum for Expats Living in France
    Hello, I've recently moved to France for a new job and took everything I could with me in a few suitcases on the plane. However, as it's getting colder, I'd like to ship out a lot of my winter clothes that I didn't have room for when I first arrived. If I understand correctly, as long as I can...
  5. Canada Expat Forum for Expats Living in Canada
    Hi to everybody :) I am in the processo of doing something crazy... I love a specific Harley Davidson Motorcycle that is dismissed (Night Rod Special)... I have found a good option in USA, but I live in Dubai (United Arab Emirates)... Now, the reason why I am writing here under Canada expat...
  6. Spain Expat Forum for Expats Living in Spain
    We've moved to Valencia in 2012 and shipping goods internationally into Spain quickly became the proverbial bane of our existence. And if our own experiences over the past seven years are any gauge the situation has only gotten worse. I could waste your time with various stories of being...
  7. Spain Expat Forum for Expats Living in Spain
    Hi guys, I'm moving to Spain in May and I'm currently in the process of arranging shipping for around 7-8 boxes of personal goods (mostly electronics, clothing etc.). I'm using an international removalist but I just wanted to pick the brain of anyone who has been through a similar process...
  8. South Africa Expat Forum for Expats Living in SA
    Hi all, I would like to know if there are any professionals in Tax or Customs that have managed to get critical skills visas?:confused: If so, please let me know which board you registered with and how you went about it. I have a degree in tax and diploma in customs and just over 3 years of...
  9. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    My wife and I are moving to Brisbane from the UK later in the year. We'd like to ship a pallet of boxed, cleaned unaccompanied personal possessions ahead of us arriving. The pallet is 120cm x 80cm x 100cm high and around 250kg. We don't yet have a permanent Australian address. This will happen...
  10. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi all! Happy to report my T2 work visa has been approved, and I'm packing up to head back to the UK. However, I'm a bit uncertain around what I can and can't take with me. Being a New Mexican, there are loads of foods I find myself missing in the UK, and this time, I've got lots of extra...
  11. South Africa Expat Forum for Expats Living in SA
    Hey all, I had a package shipped to Cape Town from the US and it contains some of MY OWN clothes that I was hoping to receive prior to a trip to Europe (Which, surprise, didn't come in time), along with some personal products like coffee, hair product, and sunscreen. I went to pick up my package...
  12. France Expat Forum for Expats Living in France
    Hi, all, After months of preparation, we leave Arizona in two weeks! Hard to believe this time is finally coming. I want to pack some quality chef's knives in the checked luggage as well as a handful of cooking supplies that might be hard to find in France. Do you think there will be any...
  13. Mexico Expat Forum for Expats Living in Mexico
    Hello folks, My husband and I are preparing a move to Mexico and are trying to figure out whether to bring (some of) our stuff with us. I've gotten great info from this site and others, but some rules seem to have changed in the last few years (menaje de casa back after a suspension?). For...
  14. Articles: Australasia & the Pacific Islands
    A two year trial aimed at streamlining border processing services for low risk travellers to New Zealand has been announced. Some $1.6 million will be put into the two year pilot to make it easier for those deemed to be a low risk when visiting New Zealand. In addition some £2.8 million...
  15. Spain Expat Forum for Expats Living in Spain
    Did anyone here have to take a flight from Spain to somewhere else with their pets (cats, most importantly)? In particular, with pets that have stayed more than 90 days in Spain? What vaccinations were mandatory, and what documents did you have to gather to pass customs or anything similar, both...
  16. France Expat Forum for Expats Living in France
    Hello, I am not an expat or have any intention of moving to France, however I am on a motorcycle expedition around the world, my motorcycle is in France now and I need to ship all my personal motorcycle gear from Australia to France before I head into Africa. I desperately do not want to get...
  17. USA Expat Forum for Expats Living in the USA
    I've found a few articles online about suggestions when travelling internationally with two passports, but I haven't found one that applies to my specific situation, so I thought I'd post it here in the hopes of finding someone else with a similar experience/circumstances. I was born in the US...
  18. Dubai Expat Forum for Expats Living in Dubai
    Hello! I have tried to search this forum and on google but can't seem to get an recent answer so I am wondering if you can help. My friend moved to Dubai in summer, so this is her first Christmas there. I am going to send her a small parcel with Christmas presents in. 1. Can I wrap individual...
  19. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hello everyone! I'm in trouble. I am an American citizen who had just sent their completed Visa Document package (complete with passport) over to the UK on a shipping label purchased via vfsglobal.com-- unfortunately, this $200 label does not have a contact number for the Sheffield office. and...
  20. Dubai Expat Forum for Expats Living in Dubai
    Hi everyone, This is my first post on the forum. So I'm sorry if this is in the wrong section or anything. My friend needs to ship my electric guitar from Poland to Dubai. It's not brand new or anything. It's well over 5 years old and used. He will be shipping it from there using EMS express...
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