UK to Australia Shipping
Planning a move to Australia should be an exciting time with plenty to look forward to. While it might seem like a daunting task because of the logistics of moving house overseas, it doesn’t need to be. Here at Removals.co.uk, we are specialists in UK to Australia shipping. When you choose us, you can sit back, relax and dream of your new life down under.
Our team of experts have been helping families, individuals and businesses with shipping to Australia for many years. We have global ties with fully accredited shipping agents so that your belongings are in safe hands from door to door. As international movers, we pride ourselves on offering a first-class service all across the globe.
We have been working in the industry for many years, and because of this, we’ve perfectly honed our services to meet your every need. Our logistics solutions have been fine-tuned so that we can offer an economical and dynamic service for UK to Australia shipping. This means that we never compromise on quality, and you can rest assured that we are international movers of the highest quality.
Years of satisfied customers and excellent services have led to us being one of the most trusted and reliable companies for shipping to Australia. Because of our strong partnerships with overseas organisations, we can manage every aspect of international shipping.
We work hard to ensure that your moving process is as stress-free and simple as possible. This aim is reflected across our glowing customer testimonials from happy customers all around the world.
Essential Travel Information For Shipping To Australia
Packing up and moving to the other side of the world is a life-changing adventure. Because of the distance, culture and an entirely new way of life, it is vital you know the essentials before you set off. To help you on your way here is some essential travel information for you to bear in mind;
- Flight Time: Flying from the UK to Australia takes roughly 22 hours and 30 minutes.
- Currency: The currency used in Australia is the Australian Dollar.
- Main Airports: Australia has an incredible 613 airports across the country. However, the main five are Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth and Adelaide.
- Main Shipping Ports: When it comes to shipping to Australia, the main ports are Adelaide, Brisbane, Melbourne, Sydney and Fremantle.
- Time zone: Australia spans across five different time zones because it is so vast. These are UTC+8.00, UTC+8.45, UTC+9.30, UTC+10.00 and UTC+10.30
UK To Australia Shipping: How It Works?
Over the last thirty years, an average of 30,000 Britons move to Australia every single year. Because it is one of the most popular destinations for British emigrants, moving couldn’t be easier. Our team of professionals at Removals.co.uk are specialists in shipping to Australia. We take care of every little detail, so you don’t have to.
After requesting a free quote for UK to Australia shipping, you can let us do the hard work.
Our door-to-door service takes care of every detail, no matter how small. Starting with introducing you to your dedicated removal coordinator, right through to packing, storing and loading your goods, we cover every aspect. Because we understand this process can be overwhelming, we will also handle all the required paperwork and documentation. As international movers, we’ve got knowledge and expertise to make sure your goods make it to your destination safely.
Shipping To Australia FAQs
Many of our customers have a lot of questions about moving to Australia, and we want to ensure you have all the information you need. These are the questions our customers regularly ask our team and some things to consider before shipping to Australia;
What Is Included In Your Shipping Service?
We have been fine-tuning our shipping services for many years. Over this time, we have come to realise that no two customers are the same. Because a move across the globe is so unique and everyone has different requirements, our services are adaptable to you.
We work hard to understand your individual needs and budget in order to offer the best shipping solution for you. It is because of this that we are regarded as one of the best international movers around.
Our shipping to Australia services includes;
- Your own dedicated removal coordinator to support you throughout your move. They will be on hand to coordinate every detail both at home and overseas.
- Packing your belongings using safe, industry-approved materials. Your items are in safe hands with Removals.co.uk, as we only work with the very best teams across the globe.
- Collecting and loading your goods into shipping containers ready for their journey to Australia.
- Clearance of customs and all relevant paperwork and documentation. We handle every aspect of UK to Australia shipping so you can focus on starting your new life down under.
- Delivery of your belongings to your Australian address. Upon delivery, our movers will unpack your goods for you.
- All shipping fees, terminal fees and marine insurance where necessary. When you get a free quote from Removals.co.uk, it will include all fees and charges, so there are no nasty surprises later.
Where Can I Ship My Items In Australia?
In Australia, more than 85% of the population live in cities. Because of this, it is one of the countries with the highest degree of urbanisation. This means that UK to Australia shipping focuses primarily on the key cities. Here at Removals.co.uk, we can ship your belongings to:
Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide, Canberra, Perth, Ballarat, Hobart, Bunbury, Wollongong, Sunshine Coast, Geelong, Cairns, Toowoomba, Byron Bay, Alice Springs, Darwin, Newcastle, Bundaberg
How Much Does UK to Australia Shipping Cost?
We understand that moving house is expensive, especially when moving overseas. That is why we aim to provide an affordable service for moving to Australia. Our team are here to take the stress out of packing, moving and shipping, so we have options that suit every budget.
When you get in touch for a free quote, one of our experienced moving coordinators will be able to discuss your requirements in finer detail. We will send you a unique quote to meet your needs because our service is completely bespoke to you.
Our part-load service can help to keep costs down because it allows you to ship goods in shared shipping containers. You can split the cost of moving house among others who are doing the same thing. This is an ideal option for those who have packed lightly and don’t have a lot to ship. Because you will only pay for the space you use, it is the most cost-effective option for shipping to Australia.
Shipping Containers For UK To Australia Shipping
If you have a lot of large bulky items to send overseas, then sole use of shipping containers is advised. We can help you to work out if you will need a 20ft or 40ft container depending on how much you are moving. When you choose this option, you will be paying for the entire container so you can fill it how you wish.
It isn’t just the number of belongings that you have that will determine the price of UK to Australia shipping. The time frame for your move and end destination once in Australia will also contribute to the quote. Before you agree to our UK to Australia shipping services, we will provide you with a full breakdown and detailed quote. We aim to provide you with all the details you need to make an informed decision about shipping to Australia.
What Can I Ship To Australia?
As experienced international movers, we are able to move just about anything. Over the years in the industry, we have helped move everything from clothing and furniture to vehicles and televisions. No matter what you are shipping to Australia, we’ve got you covered. Because our team have been working in this area for many years, we are specialists in what can and cannot move. If you have any questions or are unsure of any items, then get in touch with our team of experts. We are always happy to help and offer our advice.
How Will You Ship My Items To Australia?
We offer two options when it comes to UK to Australia shipping;
Our air freight service is the quickest international transit option for shipping to Australia. If you need your belongings there as soon as possible, then we recommend you choose to ship by air. Because shipping by air freight is very convenient and fast, it does come with a higher price tag.
We calculate our pricing for air freight shipping by using the weight of your consignment. Because of this, if you are shipping large loads, then it is not always an economical option. For large shipments, such as an entire house removal, air freight might not be the best option for you. We would recommend air freight as a reasonable option if you want to ship a few boxes or items of furniture. For this type of shipments, it is a convenient method of transport for moving to Australia.
One of the most popular methods of transport for shipping to Australia is by sea. This is because it is a cost-effective option and is easy to arrange for moving overseas. Using sea freight is sometimes a slow process and will always take more time than air freight. We recommend using sea freight if you have ample time for your delivery to arrive and are in no rush for your items.
Many people who choose to ship by sea will make the most of using shared shipping containers. Because you will only pay for the space you have used, this is a budget-friendly option, particularly if you are only shipping a small collection of goods.
For some customers, we might recommend using a combination of both air and sea freight. Because you can send a small number of vital items quickly by air, and the rest of your belongings by sea, it makes for an efficient option. If there are just a small number of items that you will need when you first arrive in Australia, then these can be shipped as a priority by air.
Your other belongings will then follow along later in a sea shipping container. However your items are shipped, you will be given the choice of what happens on arrival. You can choose for our team of international movers to deliver them directly to your new home in Australia. Alternatively, you can collect the items from an airport or dock yourself.
How Do I Know What Size Shipping Containers I Need?
Shipping containers are available as either 20ft or 40ft for moving to Australia. Because our team of experts have been working with international shipments for so long, they are able to advise which would be best for you.
Typically, a 20ft container will be able to fit the belongings and furniture from a three-bedroom house comfortably. If you want to ship a vehicle as well as other goods, then a 40ft container is recommended. Once you choose sole use of either a 20ft or 40ft container, it is yours to fill as you please.
Can I Ship My Household Furniture To Australia?
When you decide on making the life-changing move to Australia, there is no need to leave your much-loved furniture behind. With our UK to Australia shipping services, you are able to transport all your favourite household items with minimum hassle. Because of our all-inclusive service, shipping furniture to Australia has never been easier. Whether you want to bring your sofas, beds, television or any other furniture to your new home down under, we are here to help.
With Removals.co.uk, you are guaranteed a fast, effective and efficient service from well-experienced professionals. All your precious furniture will be securely wrapped and packed by our international movers. They will then be collected from your UK address and shipped using your chosen method to your new home in Australia.
How To Plan Your Move
The whole process of moving to Australia can be daunting, especially when bringing your furniture from home. So that everything goes smoothly, and you can plan ahead, we suggest composing a list of everything you want to send. This should include furniture such as beds, wardrobes and desks. Also think about electrical items such as cookers, washing machines, televisions and computers.
Once you have a comprehensive list of everything you need shipping to Australia, our team will be able to recommend the best options. They will talk you through the number of belongings you are bringing so they can understand if a shared, 20ft or 40ft container is best. They will also discuss with you your timeframe and budget to work out a bespoke solution just for you.
How Does UK To Australia Shipping Work?
Shipping to Australia couldn’t be easier with Removals.co.uk. Simply get in touch with our experienced team, and we will provide you with a no-obligation quote. Because we get to know your needs and requirements, we are able to offer a personalised quote just for you.
If you are happy with the quote provided, then we will arrange for our surveying team to visit your home. They will assess all the items you want to ship and advise you on the best options for your budget and needs. At this stage, we will be able to understand if your items can be shipped in a shared container, 20ft, or 40ft container.
After the surveying team have assessed everything and confirmed your shipment, the next stage is packing and wrapping. Your dedicated removal coordinator will arrange for our packing team to prepare your items for shipping. This is all arranged at a time that suits you, so you can relax knowing everything is in good hands.
Our packers will safely and securely wrap and pack all of your belongings so that they can be carefully shipped to your new home. Once everything is packed and ready to go, we will arrange to collect everything from your UK address. Your items will be shipped using your chosen shipping method. Upon arrival in Australia, they will be delivered to your chosen address in Australia. Our team of international movers can even unpack everything in your new home.
Can I Ship Boxes To Australia?
Sometimes moving to Australia doesn’t require shipping all your furniture and belongings. If you want to ship boxes abroad, then we can help. Whether you want to send just one box, or excess luggage and suitcases, we’ve got a shipping service for you. Here at Removals.co.uk, we offer box shipping services which are both convenient and economical.
We can arrange for your boxes to be sent by air or sea, depending on your requirements. Our service is door to door, so we will collect your boxes from your UK address and deliver them safely to a destination in Australia. We offer a daily box collection service so that you can arrange for us to collect your items at a day and time that suits you.
When you choose to send boxes using our services, we can help with removal boxes, packing and storage. If you are sending a few boxes, then we can arrange shared use of a container, so you only pay for the space you use. Our team can also make sure your shipment is stored safely if it arrives in your new country before you are ready for it. Our box shipping services include free storage for up to one month, and we can arrange longer if required.
Is There Anything I Can’t Ship To Australia?
Our UK to Australia shipping services can handle just about anything. We can ship furniture, vehicles and almost any household or office items. However, there are some items that have restrictions. These include;
- Perishable items
- Liquids, liquefiable substances and powders
- Intoxicating beverages.
If you have any concerns or questions about what you can or can’t ship to Australia, our team will be more than happy to help. Because we are experts in our field, we are able to offer advice and guidance on restrictions and customs.
Living in Australia
With a landmass of 7,617,930 square kilometers, situated on the continent of Oceania surrounded by the Indian and Pacific oceans. Australia is the oldest, driest and flattest continent with human inhabitants. It is the smallest continent, but the sixth largest country in the world, making it also the most sparsely populated continent in terms of inhabitants per square kilometer (2.8).
Many Australians inhabit the most temperate part of the country along the south-east coastline where most of Australia’s major cities including the capital Canberra, Melbourne and the largest city Sydney lie. Despite having a large indigenous population, Western culture has since 1788 been the most influential in Australia.
Australia’s own distinct culture has emerged and is reflected in the art associated with impressionists Arthur Streeton and Tom Roberts, literature of Henry Lawson and Banjo Paterson who writes in distinctive Australian vocabulary and through the cuisine which is known as ‘bush tucker’.
Australia is ranked for average wealth in 2020, marking it as a fairly equal nation. It’s the only advanced economy to remain relatively unaffected by the financial crisis up to 2019. The affect on other nations eventually impacted the economy. It is a major exporter of natural resources such as agricultural products, minerals and energy, but the wine industry also contributes widely to the economy.
Your Trusted International Movers: Why Choose Removals.co.uk?
Here at Removals.co.uk, we are a team of experts who specialise in UK to Australia shipping. When you are on the hunt for international movers, it can be difficult to know where to start and what to look for.
We aim to make the process as simple as stress-free as possible because we want you to enjoy this exciting process. Here are just a few reasons why our customers choose our services when moving to Australia;
A Dedicated Removals Coordinator
We provide every single one of our customers with a dedicated removal coordinator to help with every stage of the move. Our experts in UK to Australia shipping, and so are best placed to offer advice and guidance. They will be with you right from the initial quote stage, through to final delivery of your items down under.
We aim to get to know you and your requirements in order to offer a fully personalised service. Your coordinator will be on hand to answer all your questions, offer guidance and keep you updated from start to finish.
Free, No-Obligation Quotes
We know that our customers want to get all their information in place before deciding on international movers. That is why we offer free, no-obligation quotes for UK to Australia shipping.
We will provide you with a full quotation breakdown based on your individual requirements. Our team can answer any questions you might have about this quote, with no pressure to go ahead.
Price Match Service
We are so confident in our UK to Australia shipping service and pricing that we price match any other quote. If you find another international mover offering better prices than us, just let us know. We will match their price because we guarantee to offer the cheapest and most efficient removal service.
Our packages are fully inclusive of everything you need when moving to Australia. Our team will take care of packing all your belongings, including furniture and vehicles so that you can relax. After we pack everything safely, we will then ship your items using your chosen method and delivered to your new address in Australia.
We can also help with unpacking in your new home, should you want us to.
When you choose Removals.co.uk, you will have the choice between air freight or sea freight. Because we understand that everyone’s needs are different, we have different options available to suit everyone. If you need your UK to Australia shipping completed as soon as possible, then we can arrange for your goods to travel by air.
If budget is your biggest concern and you have some more time, then sea freight is likely to be best for you. Because we partner with many international movers across the globe, we are able to offer various options to suit all requirements.
We can even arrange to split your shipment between both air and sea freights. This is so you can have some of your belongings urgently, while less vital items can follow behind to save your budget.
Because we understand that everyone has different needs and budgets, we offer shipping options to suit everyone. If you want to ship just a few belongings, then we can arrange to send these by air freight quickly and easily.
For a more budget-friendly option, we can arrange for a shared shipping container, so that you only pay for the space you use. When you need to move a large shipment to Australia, we can get you a 20ft or 40ft container for the best possible price.
Once you have chosen your shipping container size, you can fill it with whatever you please, so there is no additional charge or extras.
We have been helping people move to Australia for many years, and because of this, we have a huge amount of knowledge and experience. Our team are specialists in shipping to Australia and are on hand to answer all your questions.
We know everything there is to know about moving your furniture overseas and can offer expert advice and guidance. From passports and customs to moving timelines and restrictions, we have all the information you need.
We understand that your belongings are of the utmost importance to you, and because of this, all our shipping services are fully insured. When you choose Removals.co.uk for moving to Australia, you can rest assured that your covered for all eventualities. We include insurance for your goods in all of our quotes, so there is nothing for you to worry about.
Want to find out more? Contact our team today on 08000 556 331 who will be happy to help with any questions that you may have.
Can I Ship Excess Baggage To Australia?
When planning a trip to Australia and want to take more stuff than allowed by airlines, then Removals.co.uk have got it covered. Our shipping services are available for suitcases, surfboards, musical instruments or anything else you may need. Just get in touch with our team of experts so they can talk you through the best options for your items.