Making the decision for an international move is a big decision and the beginning of an exciting time. However, it can also become a very stressful time so once you have made that decision; the logistics soon come in to play. You must ship your goods, but what is the exact process of shipping Europe?
Shipping Europe: the way to go
When you are moving to Europe the process consists of several steps. Whilst moving around the corner in your local area may be achievable with a couple of friends and a trailer, an international move involves a little more effort.
The process of removals to Europe:
- Transport by ship or plane
For detailed information about the removal process and what services movers provide, check out International relocation services. Finally, in addition to the moving process also remember the official administrative duties. It is advisable to have a good translator for the translation of abstracts and birth certificates. More information about documents. shipping Europe goods, etc. when you move within Europe can be found on the European Union.
Shipping Europe: move your goods by removal van
When you are moving within Europe your goods will be transported by removal van. Everything need to be packed and transported to your destination. You can choose to let the mover do the packing. You can also do your own packing and let the mover pack the fragile and expensive objects like antiques. Those items which are not suitable for packing will be padded for transport. These items include furniture items, large bulky pieces and large appliances. These items will be paper padded as a standard and where they require additional protection the use of double wrapping and crating will be involved. If you would like to know more about shipping your furniture, see International shipping furniture.
Shipping Europe: tips for proper packing
- Make sure all packing materials and cartons are new
- Wrap all china, glass and crystal individually
- Tape cartons across top, bottom and all sides
- Make sure all rugs and carpets are rolled and wrapped
- Mark your name, room and contents on each carton
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