How To Pack Properly: The Secrets Behind Smooth International Shipping

Packing is perhaps the most undervalued skill in modern society, and the blunt truth is that very few of us are actually any good at it. You’ve undoubtedly heard several shipping nightmare stories about china smashing and clothes ripping, en route from one home to a new one, and the reason these tales are so common is that people often fail to put enough thought, time, and effort into the packing process to begin with. If you're shipping internationally, it's even more important. Moving isn’t … [Read more...]

More UK expats would like to move to the USA than any other country, say

The United States is now the most desirable to move to from the UK, while almost half of UK residents admit they would not miss the over-crowding and traffic in the nation’s towns and cities in the event they moved abroad.   That’s according to a survey of more than 1,000 people by the UK’s leading provider of instant online quotes for moving services,   Around a seventh (14 per cent) of respondents aspire to move to live in the USA, closely followed by Australia … [Read more...]

Shipping Your Car Overseas: What you should know

Relocating to another country is always exciting, but it can also bring a host of challenges. One such challenge is figuring out what to do with your car. Shipping a car overseas is more difficult and, potentially, far more costly than selling your car and buying a new one when you get to your destination, though that is not always the case.   If you do decide to ship, there are a few tips to take note of that will make the process easier.   Decide on a type of shipping … [Read more...]

Relocating to Canada: The Easier the better. Shipping by Land Vs Sea.

Although Canada is just a “stone’s throw” from the US, moving across the border is still considered an international move. Relocating can be a big undertaking when making a move to within the country; an international move involves different and more difficult challenges.   There are a few ways to go about an international move and important information to know about each one:   Moving by Air Traveling by air may be the quickest way to get to a destination, but when you are … [Read more...]

Is Searching the Web For Free Online Moving Companies Quotes a Good Idea?

  The following is a question that was submitted to us by Shawn, USA   I recently started doing some research online and looking for moving companies. There are lots of web site offering free moving quotes.   However, I had a relative who did that and was pounded with phone call over 30 calls a day.   Should I go online and sign up because they are very competitive online and I am looking to save money ?   Thanks, Shawn     Hereunder are a … [Read more...]

International Moving Insurance for Expats

International moving insurance is an absolutely must for anyone who is relocating overseas   There are so many expenses involved in relocating overseas, and you are probably juggling to find ways to cut them down. The one thing that you must not cut is your international moving insurance.   Even if you hired the most professional and reliable international moving company, accidents can still happen. After all you are not moving across the street. … [Read more...]

International Moving Service for Expats

Hiring a reliable international moving service is essential, but finding one can be quite a challenge   International Moving Companies Quotes   Although you can fill out a questionnaire online and receive the quotation via e-mail, it is recommended that a representative from the international residential moving company view your household before giving you a quote. Some International household moving companies might be able to handle the entire process of the move from your … [Read more...]

International Moving Company – How to Ship Less Container Load (LCL) ?

  What if you are moving and relocating overseas on your own, or were offered full furnished housing in your new country?   If this is your situation then you won't need to ship your entire household, and you won't have enough belongings to load into a full container.   However, shipping less container load (LCL) can be a little tricky…   Why?   Let me explain with a story:   My cousin repatriated after she finished her P.H.D. She had only a few … [Read more...]