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  1. 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...
  2. Spain Expat Forum for Expats Living in Spain
    I was getting ready to order some floor tiles from the UK to be delivered to Spain... does anyone know how the shipment will be treated if it doesn't arrive in Spain until after Oct 31? I have no clue how Brexit will change shipments from the UK. I have never had any unpleasant surprises before...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. Spain Expat Forum for Expats Living in Spain
    Hey, My wife and I have just recently moved to Palma. All our belongings are back in Scotland and we would like to ship them to Palma. Would be great if you guys have any recommendations of companies you have used? Thanks! :)
  6. USA Expat Forum for Expats Living in the USA
    Hi, Is there any dependable option for shipping excess baggage from India to USA? I have to move some personal items like books, few decorative wooden statues from India and the total weight will be less than 100 KGs. I am seeing many excess baggage shipment companies, but, can't really find...
  7. 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...
  8. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Does anyone have experience transporting animals from the US to the UK? My husband and I are relocating there in late August/early September and are very concerned about our two pets. One is an 11lb tabby cat, and the other is a 5lb Pom-Chi mix. No flat nose. You hear horror stories about...
  9. Life in Australia
    So my husband and I are moving to Perth in a few months from Toronto Canada. I'm trying to figure out how (best) to get things to Australia. We're thinking of only bringing some boxes, no furniture, and just re-buying things when we get there (moving for work and relocation money can be used for...
  10. Spain Expat Forum for Expats Living in Spain
    Hi After 35 years in the rat race have finally got the golden handshake . We are moving to Costa Blanca area in June, will be bringing personal stuff , and clothes etc but what is the best way to get a few boxes that won't fit in the car sent over. Few tools, Christmas decs , Smart tv in a box...
  11. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hi, I'm trying to get a very early understanding of how much shipping is going to cost from New York to Australia. We are a family of 4, myself, my wife and our two kids, 8 and 6. Accordingly, we have amassed a fair amount of stuff, and are currently trying to pare it down. I guess we would be...
  12. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hi Has anyone done shipping furniture to Australia ? I am planning to buy new furniture and ship it across. I head from some one that there is some rule which allows only furniture used for more than year can be shipped and not new ones. Is that true ? Thanks
  13. New Zealand Expat Forum for Expats Living in NZ
    I know this keeps cropping up, but I have had quotes from the following; Pearsons Masons Crown PSS Robinsons The costs range from about £5700 to £8000 (not in the listed order). It seems that some include quarantine costs and some don't. The costs are for about 1600/1700 cu ft i.e. a 40ft sole...
  14. Dubai Expat Forum for Expats Living in Dubai
    I've been here for a couple of years and despite shipping a container here when I arrived I still have a few boxes of books I'd like brought over. Prices are high to ship by volume (full container was reasonable) so I'd like to share space with anyone bringing a container over. Items are...
  15. 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...
  16. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hey guys, has anyone here shipped their full tower desktop to Australia? Did it arrive safely? Or how do you recommend me doing that? thnx.
  17. The Platypus Den
    Was looking to put a post up for Americans moving down under to share info about shipping containers, cheap flights, any animal airline/ quarantine concerns, and the like. Looking to connect with others and share some links. This is what I have so far: interesting links page on the site...
  18. Dubai Expat Forum for Expats Living in Dubai
    Dear all, I am working in the UAE at present and planning to resign from my job and leave UAE in a few months. My visa expires in mid March 2017 and I may have to stay here for further three to four weeks due to personal reasons before I leave UAE. I understand that there is a grace period of...
  19. 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...
  20. Other Asia
    Hi everyone! I'm moving to Canada next week and need to ship 10-15 large boxes of personal belongings (clothes, household items, etc.) to Saskatoon, Saskatchewan BUT my shipping company just informed me they can't ship it until I show proof of Permanent Residency (PR). I married a Canadian...
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