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International Removals UK to Abu Dhabi

1st Move International offers weekly shipping and moving services of personal effects, furniture and household goods from the UK to Abu Dhabi. Use our quote form below to start your journey moving to Abu Dhabi with confidence.

Abu Dhabi has a vibrant and cosmopolitan culture and is full of exciting things to do. With beautiful suburbs such as Khalidya, Al Muroor, Karamah and Khalifa City, it’s no surprise that Brits are deciding to relocate to this warm and affluent place.

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How Much Does it Cost?

International Removals Costs from the UK to Abu Dhabi

At 1st Move International, we aim to make the process of moving your belongings to a new country as easy and stress-free as possible. That starts with a clear and affordable pricing structure to enable you to reach your destination on time and on budget.

Short Answer: The cost of international removals from the UK to Abu Dhabi starts from £449 for a shared container service, £3,369 for a 3-bed house and £6,738 for a 4 or 5-bed house. The final cost will ultimately depend on your move size and destination in Abu Dhabi.

* Our costs table should be used as a guide only. As we do not know your collection or destination address, or how much you plan to ship, these costs do not include the following charges: UK collection, onward delivery from the port in Abu Dhabi to your new home, professional packing and loading costs.

For a bespoke quote on your international removal to Abu Dhabi, please complete our quote form or contact a member of our team.

International Removals Costs UK to Abu Dhabi

Destination Port Shared Container Cost (GBP) 3 Bed House - 20ft Container Cost (GBP) 4-5 Bed House - 40ft Container Cost (GBP)
Abu Dhabi From £449 £3,369 £6,738
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What Are My Shipping Options?

Your Shipping Options for Removals to Abu Dhabi

When shipping personal belongings and household goods from the UK to Abu Dhabi, there are typically two options to choose from: shared container or full container. At 1st Move International, both of these services benefit from our faster shipping, safer packing and smarter pricing.

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Shared Container Shipping to Abu Dhabi, UAE

Perfect for smaller moves, this service allows you to share space inside a container so that you only pay for what you need. Our safer packing ensures that your belongings are given the best protection in transit to Abu Dhabi.

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Full Container Shipping to Abu Dhabi, UAE

This service is ideal for larger shipments. If you are shipping the full contents of a 3+ bedroom home, you'll have your own 20ft or 40ft container dedicated to your shipment.

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Whether moving just a few boxes or the entire contents of your home, we've got you covered!

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Our Unique Packing

How We Pack For Your Move to Abu Dhabi, UAE

Our international moving services from the UK to Abu Dhabi are the safest and fastest way to ship your goods from the UK. Watch our moving to Abu Dhabi video to find just how we do it.

With our impact resistant and unbeatable packing services, combined with fast and frequent sailings from the UK to Abu Dhabi, our Shrink-Fast packing technique provides the safest and fastest-moving services on the market today.

We are the only removals business that uses this packing method. Our packing procedures have been thoroughly examined, audited, and authorised by our insurance provider, and are the safest way to carry household items and personal effects internationally.

Our insurers adore us, and our packing techniques ensure that we have the lowest record of insurance claims of any international removals company in the UK.

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Frequently Asked Questions

UK to Abu Dhabi Removals FAQ

The typical shipping cost for international removals to Abu Dhabi starts from £449 for a shared container service and from £3,369 for a full container. Costs depend on the size of your shipment and the required service, so we recommend that you request a quote to receive a tailored estimate.

Other costs such as insurance and customs procedures, storage and packing should also be considered. These costs are explained in detail on our international removals costs page.

The typical transit time for shipping a container from the UK to Abu Dhabi is around 21 days.

Yes! We provide a full door-to-door services from the UK to all destinations in the United Aram Emirates, including Dubai and Abu Dhabi, Sharjah, Al Ain, Ajman and many more.

All shipments are packed using our safer packing procedures. Your shipment is 'palletised' meaning that we carefully arrange all furniture and household goods onto your own individual pallets. These pallets are then further protected with multiple layers of export standard bubble wrap and finally, our signature black shrink-wrap to provide an unbeatable level of protection for your belongings.

This method of packing essentially turns your shipment into one, easy to handle pallet, drastically reducing handling of your individual items and allowing us to ship alongside commercial shipments in consolidated containers on a weekly basis, guaranteed! No waiting around for our containers to be full.

Yes, our experienced team provide full assistance with customs clearance and documentation for your move to Abu Dhabi. Our service includes preparing all the necessary paperwork and ensuring that your shipment complies with all regulations.

Yes! We provide a tracking service for all our international removals. Once your shipment is on its way to Abu Dhabi, you'll receive a tracking number. This will allow you to monitor the progress of your shipment online using our container tracking tool and stay informed about its estimated arrival time.

Yes, you can ship your car to Abu Dhabi using Autoshippers.

Your Pallets Packed - Posted Live on Facebook

Your life, carefully wrapped, beautifully packed, and protected for the journey ahead.

We are extremely proud of our unique packing process. We are the only international removals company in the UK that uses this tried and tested method to ship your treasured personal possessions overseas.

Visit our Facebook page to find a snapshot of each shipment captured as the final pallet is wrapped.