International Removals South Africa

1st Move International offer unbeatable packing services and fast weekly shipping direct from the UK to Cape Town, Durban and Johannesburg. Guaranteed weekly sailings for your personal effects and household goods.

Safe, secure and fast shipping UK to South Africa

Our bespoke impact resistant packing is the safest way of shipping goods overseas. Check out our video below to see how we ensure the safety of your prized possessions for your move to South Africa.

When shipping your household goods or personal effects to South Africa we believe that the safety and security or your belongings should be our number one priority. Our packing systems are quite simply the best in the business and are proven to greatly reduce the chances of damage, breakage or theft whilst in transit overseas. By reducing these risks we enjoy the lowest insurance claims record of any other international removals company in the UK. Check out our unique packing systems here.

1st Move International also offer a price guarantee for all our overseas moves. This ensures you pay for what you ship. No More, No Less, No Guessing. Once packed, our moving systems ensure that accurate measurements are taken throughout the supply chain and you are charged for the exact final volume or your house move. Read more about our unique South African Removals Price Guarantee here.

We provide National coverage throughout the UK with regional facilities in London, Birmingham, Manchester, Leeds, Liverpool and Glasgow and your own dedicated Move Manager to personally oversee your move and provide guidance, advice and assistance every step of the way.

Find out more about our international moving services to South Africa by completing our simple online quote form on this page or call us FREE on 0800 3890784 and speak with one of our specialist move managers. You can also just ASK US A QUESTION here, we will be happy to answer any questions you may have.

So whether you are moving from the UK to Cape Town , Durban or Johannesburg you can be assured of a faster, safer and smarter move from the UK to South Africa with 1st Move International Removals Company. Please check out our weekly South Africa Sailing Schedules to schedule your upcoming move.

How We Pack Your Overseas Move to South Africa

You can be assured of a safe secure house move with our Shrink Fast packing systems, watch our moving video below and see how we ensure your personal effects get a 1st class ticket to South Africa.

How Much Does it Cost to Move to South Africa?

Are you moving to South Africa and want to find out just how much it might cost to ship your stuff? We've put together a very simple price guide for personal effects shipping via container from the UK to South Africa.

Short Answer: The UK to South Africa port-to-port transport shipping charge is between, roughly, £1,000 and £1,800 depending on your move size and specific destination. For a detailed shipping cost breakdown please check our table below.

Important information about these moving costs

The container prices below should be used as a guide only. For obvious reasons they do not include UK collection charges from your home (We don't know where you live) nor do they include onward delivery from the South Africa port to your new home, '(We don't know where you are going to live) and they do not include packing and loading costs. (We don't know how much you've got.)

The moving costs below are for a 3 bed house in a 20ft container or a 4 or 5 bed house in a 40ft container. They are the shipping costs from the UK port of Southampton and London to South Africa port only. We have not included UK collection or packing costs, insurance, customs fees, or the costs for onward delivery to your address in South Africa via the port of arrival.

International Moving and Shipping Costs to South Africa

Destination Port 20ft Container Cost (GBP) 40ft Container Cost (GBP)
Cape Town, South Africa £1,094 £1,804
Durban, South Africa £1,094 £1,804