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  1. Life in Australia
    We are moving to Germany and looking to ship (sea) personal items (books, clothing, sporting equipment and some kitchen stuff). Most likely, without any furniture or electrical goods. At the moment, I guestimate the volume to be in the order of 10 chest sized moving boxes. As far less than a...
  2. Japan Expat Forum for Expats Living in Japan
    Hi, I will move to Tokyo from Canada soon and I am seeking advice about shipping my goods over there, specifically dealing with the Japanese customs. We are talking about a dozen of boxes an small items for a total of 600-900 pounds. Such small move that could be handled by generic air...
  3. USA Expat Forum for Expats Living in the USA
    We are moving back and have boxes of albums , model aircraft, and other personal stuff to ship ahead of us. usps - seems expensive per box - is there a way to get quote on container load .... Or what options do I have. All input welcome thanks
  4. Other Asia
    Hi everyone. We are shipping company based in china. For expats . I show some tips for how to send your personal items from china. A. For Small parcel .such as cloths etc. we suggest you could use local agency of DHL. FEDEX. UPS. TNT. Although you don’t have account. You could get discount...
  5. Asia Marketplace
    Hi everyone. We are shipping company based in china. For expats . I show some tips for how to send your personal items from china. A. For Small parcel .such as cloths etc. we suggest you could use local agency of DHL. FEDEX. UPS. TNT. Although you don’t have account. You could get discount...
  6. Egypt Expat Forum for Expats Living in Egypt
    Hi -- Our brief stint in Egypt is coming to an end and I need to ship about 150 kg of books and perhaps a few clothes to Kenya in a month or so. My experiences of shipping have so far only involved moving entire houses, and I was wondering if anyone had any tips or recommendations about how to...
  7. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    My wife and I plan to relocate to the UK in August. Are we better off taking as many of our current possessions as possible and paying the associated freight charges...or, are we better off by taking only the essentials, and then buying anew on the other side? I am curious what others have...
  8. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    I need to move some personal belongings from Singapore to Adelaide by sea cargo. Does anyone know or recommend any companies that dont charge a fortune? I have app. 200kgs to send of clothes/musical instruments/books/kitchenware. Thanks
  9. Dubai Expat Forum for Expats Living in Dubai
    Hi, We recently arrived in Dubai and arranged for some boxes to be shipped by sea to Dubai. I have now been told that the company will not ship the boxes from the UK until I send a copy of my residence visa. Is this a standard requirement? I am aware that I will need to provide a residence...
  10. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hello, I'd like some advice on shipping my excess baggage to Singapore... I'm looking for the most economical way to ship it, yet want a company that is reputable and reliable - I have heard horror stories of boxes gone missing or arriving 6 mths later..! Prices vary widely, and I was hoping...
  11. Dubai Expat Forum for Expats Living in Dubai
    Hi, Soon to be in Dubai moving from Oz. Can anyone recommend a reasonably realiable and cost effective overseas freight company in Sydney for moving personal effects to Dubai?
  12. Life in Australia
    Thought this is the best place to live...six months living in Sydney now decided to go back home. Feeling lonely. Kids did not settle. Accomodation is so expensive. Starting a new life with two kids is not easy. Finally, decided to go back..Australia is a beautiful country. But, 1/3 of the...
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