Due to the brevity of time, international businesspeople need the assurance that they’re working with the best companies when they’re in London. That’s why Aussie has a vast client list that includes people from all over the world who are regular customers. We have undertaken thousands of relocations for people moving into London or overseas.
Finding a reliable company in London is tricky if you’re travelling to or from a different country, and finding a recommendation is only sometimes possible. It takes extra expertise to move people internationally at similar standards to clients in the UK. Fortunately, our customers will receive the highest standard of removal service when they book with us.
- Dedicated International Removals in London
- How Do Overseas Moves by Road to Europe Work?
- Part-Load Groupage for Smaller Volumes of Possessions
- Shipping by Sea Freight for International Locations
- Moving Abroad and Taking Your Pets
- Self Storage for Regular Business Travellers
- FAQs for International Relocations
Dedicated International Removals in London
Aussie Man & Van regularly relocates people to places like Paris and all other major European destinations. Our dedicated Overseas Removal service can relocate you to most European locations. Through our network of partner removal companies, we migrate people to cities and towns in the EU. Similarly, we only work with companies with the same customer service ethos that matches our own.
The best part is – we can also do the same service for people who need to relocate to London from the Continent. Aussie is known for being flexible while offering a range of removal services. And part of our Overseas Removals service includes moving to London from abroad.
You must be confident that your belongings will reach your destination in the same condition. We have a team of experts in packing and removals. And this means we’ll provide complete protection for your possessions during transit.
Reputation goes a long way, so research every company you use. Only book with a removal company that attains the BAR accreditation and can provide you with a free, no-obligation quotation that covers you from your starting and end destination.
How Do Overseas Moves by Road to Europe Work?
Our Road/truck Removals provide an affordable and seamless relocation overseas. Every removal van comes equipped with state-of-the-art equipment, and we excel at delivering personalised solutions to match your unique requirements and preferred delivery date.
We understand that convenience matters, and we embody the Aussie ‘can-do’ spirit. Whether you’re moving your cherished home possessions or require white-glove delivery for particular items, such as those of interior designers, our team handles it all. We ensure a hassle-free transition from unloading and unpacking to furniture assembly and waste removal.
For instance, during the holiday season, we go the extra mile by furnishing chalets and ski lodges in France and Switzerland, creating unforgettable moments for our clients. Our international road/truck services extend across various destinations, spanning Malta, the Benelux Countries, France, Spain, Switzerland, Italy, Germany, Scandinavia, and beyond.
Whether you’re relocating permanently or temporarily, our comprehensive services cover the entire process, from expert packing and addressing import/export matters to handling customs, safe delivery, and meticulous unpacking.
Moreover, our commitment to your convenience continues after delivery; we also offer storage options, allowing some of your belongings to remain in the UK, providing flexibility for your evolving needs. International moves by road offer an affordable alternative to air freight, especially for short to medium-haul destinations.
Rest assured, and your valuable possessions will be shielded against the rigours of road travel, ensuring they endure various conditions and journey lengths unscathed. Aussie’s road/truck international removal service is your reliable partner in making your overseas move smooth and stress-free.
Part-Load Groupage for Smaller Volumes of Possessions
Aussie’s International Part-Load Groupage service offers a savvy solution for those seeking cost-effective international moves, particularly if you’re downsizing to a one-bedroom flat or a comfortable studio apartment.
To save on costs, you can share transportation costs among fellow Aussie customers, making it an affordable choice without skimping professionalism. Imagine relocating your cherished possessions while simultaneously cutting costs – that’s the magic of part-load groupage.
During peak seasons, we dispatch at least six vehicles a week to the Continent, providing you with ample opportunities to seize the benefits of our part-load service. Whether you’re moving a small household or just a single piece of furniture, we’ve got you covered.
Our dedicated professionals handle everything from packing to collection, ensuring your belongings are primed for their road or sea journey. Upon reaching your destination, our team meticulously unloads and distributes items to individual customers, ensuring a seamless transition.
Now, consider the flexibility of this service. Perhaps you’re relocating to a second home and only need to transport that treasured antique table – our service adapts effortlessly. Moreover, the synergy between Aussie’s offerings means you can seamlessly combine storage and transportation needs. Aussie’s International Removals service is your ticket to a cost-efficient, hassle-free move, no matter how big or small your journey may be.
Shipping by Sea Freight for International Locations
Aussie’s Sea Freight service is the practical choice for individuals moving outside of Europe seeking an economical yet reliable means of transporting their belongings to a new destination. Similarly, if you’re relocating for work, embarking on a new adventure, or returning to your home country after living in Europe, our sea freight service offers a cost-effective solution that ensures your possessions arrive safely and securely.
Consider a family moving from London to Australia, spanning vast distances. They have a house full of belongings, including furniture, personal items, and cherished mementoes. Aussie’s sea freight service has become their go-to option, allowing them to export-wrap their belongings and load them into a secure sea container. Likewise, this method keeps their shipping costs reasonable and protects their possessions throughout the journey.
With Aussie’s collaboration with trusted destination agents and meticulous customs clearance, you can rest easy knowing that your belongings will be seamlessly transported and delivered to your new home overseas. In situations like these, where practicality and cost-efficiency are paramount, Aussie’s sea freight service shines as a reliable choice for international relocation beyond Europe.
Moving Abroad and Taking Your Pets
One popular question we receive is from professionals taking their furry companions. Here are some general tips for moving from the UK with pets under each of the specified sections:
Preparing your pets for international travel
- Visit your veterinarian: Schedule a thorough health check for your pets before the move.
- Update vaccinations: Ensure your pets are current on vaccinations required for the destination country.
- Obtain necessary documentation: Obtain a pet passport and any required certificates from your vet.
- Microchip your pets: Ensure you microchip your pets and the contact details are current.
Researching pet import regulations
- Check destination country regulations: Research and understand the pet import requirements of your destination country.
- Verify quarantine rules: Determine if your pets must undergo quarantine upon arrival.
- Identify restricted breeds: Be aware of any breed-specific regulations or restrictions in the destination country.
- Plan: Start the paperwork and preparation process early to meet all import requirements.
Choosing pet-friendly accommodations
- Research pet-friendly accommodations: Look for hotels, rentals, or temporary housing that welcome pets.
- Check airline policies: Review the airline’s pet policies and restrictions for air travel.
- Create a comfortable space: Prepare a designated area for your pets in your new home with their familiar belongings.
Tips for a stress-free move with pets
- Use familiar carriers or crates: Ensure your pets are comfortable with the airlines or containers they’ll be travelling in.
- Gradual acclimatisation: Help your pets adjust to their carriers and any travel-related equipment in the weeks leading up to the move.
- Pack essentials: Bring enough food, water, medications, and comfort for your pets during travel.
- Stay calm and patient: Pets can pick up on your stress, so maintain a calm demeanour to reassure them.
Post-arrival pet care
- Find a local veterinarian: Locate a veterinarian in your new area and schedule a pet check-up.
- Update contact information: Update your pets’ microchip information with your new address and phone number.
- Establish routines: Create a familiar pattern in your new home to help your pets settle in quickly.
- Monitor their well-being: Pay attention to your pet’s behaviour and health in the days and weeks after the move and seek veterinary care if needed.
Self Storage for Regular Business Travellers
Aussie has a range of services for many people who travel for business or other reasons. We have three storage options, each with different storage and access requirements. This ensures that we can cater to any number of storage scenarios for our business customers.
Our Container Storage package would be suitable if you’re leaving London for several months and don’t need regular access. The Self Storage package is typically for people or companies that require frequent access or need storage for a short period. Finally, we have our innovative AusBox Storage option, combining elements of the previous packages but on a smaller scale.
Storage offers complete safety and security from theft or damage. Every Aussie branch has state-of-the-art security systems that include twenty-four-hour CCTV monitoring. Moreover, this makes it possible for you to travel abroad several times a month without worrying about leaving your belongings in an empty house or apartment.
FAQs for International Relocations
Here are some common questions people have when moving overseas:
What are the key factors to consider when planning an international move?
- Key elements include visa requirements, transportation logistics, budget, and cultural adaptation.
How far in advance should I start planning my international move?
- Start planning at least 3-6 months to ensure a smooth transition.
What are the significant challenges people face when moving overseas?
- Challenges can include cultural adjustments, language barriers, and logistical complexities.
How can I ensure the safety of my belongings during an international move?
- Hire a reputable moving company, use proper packing materials, and consider insurance options.
Visa and immigration
What type of visa will I need to live and work in my destination country?
- The type of visa depends on your purpose (e.g., work, study, family reunion) and the destination country’s regulations.
How do I apply for the necessary visas and permits?
- Contact the destination country’s embassy or consulate for visa application instructions and requirements.
What are the typical processing times for visa applications?
- Processing times vary by country and visa type, but it can take several weeks to months.
Are there any specific visa requirements for expats with families or dependents?
- Some countries have specific visa categories for family members or dependents of visa holders.
Packing and customs
How should I pack my belongings for international shipping?
- Use sturdy packing materials, clearly label boxes, and consult your moving company for guidance.
What items are restricted or prohibited when moving to certain countries?
- Research destination country regulations may restrict or prohibit items, such as firearms, certain plants, and illegal substances.
What customs documentation do I need to prepare for international shipments?
- Prepare a detailed inventory list, including customs declarations and required permits or licenses.
How are customs duties and taxes calculated for my imported goods?
- Customs duties and taxes are typically based on the value and type of goods. Therefore, consult with customs authorities or your moving company.
Storage and temporary housing
What options are available for storing my belongings if I still need a permanent address?
- Consider using local storage facilities or temporary housing with storage options.
How can I find temporary housing in my destination country before I secure a permanent residence?
- Explore online rental platforms, consult with expat communities, or seek assistance from local real estate agents.
Are there storage facilities that cater specifically to international movers?
- Yes, some storage facilities offer tailored services for international relocations.
What is the typical temporary storage and housing cost in my destination country?
- Costs vary widely by location and the level of amenities. Moreover, research local prices for accurate estimates.
Legal and tax considerations
What legal considerations should I be aware of when moving internationally?
- Consider legal matters such as visa compliance, residency requirements, and estate planning.
How will my taxes be affected when I move abroad?
- Tax implications vary, but you may need to report income in your home and destination countries; consult with tax experts.
Are there any international agreements that may impact my tax liability?
- Double taxation treaties between countries can help prevent double taxation. Therefore, check if such treaties exist between your home and destination countries.
What steps should I take to comply with UK and destination country laws?
- Consult with legal experts to understand the legal requirements in both countries and seek guidance on compliance.
Aussie Man & Van – The Number One Company for People Moving Overseas
Aussie has a range of removals and storage packages that are perfect for people who travel for business regularly. Providing the highest level of customer service is our number one goal. When we see things from the perspective of each person we work with, it’s easier to relate to their requirements.
Aussie is London’s favourite removals and storage company, and we have five branches spread throughout the capital. That means there is always an Aussie branch nearby to you. Furthermore, we operate throughout Greater London and all neighbouring areas and have connections to removals and storage companies throughout the UK and Europe.
Contact us today if you plan on returning to London and living overseas. We have the right removals and storage package for your upcoming overseas move.
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