International Removals from Basingstoke

Planning on relocating from Basingstoke to Canada, the USA, New Zealand, Australia, or another global location? 1st Move International is on hand to provide premium overseas removals service, ensuring the utmost care of your personal household items throughout the move. Our team boasts more than 20 years of experience and has successfully assisted numerous individuals transition from Basingstoke to various locations worldwide.

Interested in a quote? Simply fill out our quick quote form and get a FREE, no-obligation estimate for your move within 24 hours. Keep reading to discover why 1st Move International is a reliable choice for secure and efficient international removals from Basingstoke.

Trusted International Movers from Basingstoke

Moving internationally from Basingstoke presents a challenging venture and our professionals at 1st Move International are well aware of this. With more than 25 years in the business, our expert team will work closely with you to understand your specific requirements, tailoring a personalised solution to meet your needs. We believe that every move is unique, and our services reflect this understanding.

From safely packing and loading your possessions to managing all the documentation, customs requirements, and insurance, we look after every facet of your move, enabling you to focus on settling into your new life abroad. Covering Basingstoke and the surrounding areas including Chineham, Oakridge, and Hatch Warren, we're committed to facilitating a seamless and worry-free international move.

Container ship sailing fast

Faster Weekly Shipping Service

No waiting to fill our containers. We have pre-booked container slots sharing space with commercial exporters so we can ship weekly with the world's premier shipping lines.

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Packed pallets lined up

Better Protection For Your Move

Palletised removals for a safer move overseas. Our shrink-wrap packing stops the handling of individual items. This reduces the risks of damage, mix-ups and improves the security & protection of your goods.

Pallets being measured

Measured Exactly for Accurate Billing

When it comes to shipping, size matters. Moving costs are determined by the total volume of your shipment. After packing, our pallets can be measured exactly to ensure clear and accurate billing for your move abroad.

Our Unique Packing System - The Best in the Business

The packing of your belongings plays a critical role in any overseas relocation, and this is where our unique shrink-fast packing system comes in. It has been proven as the most effective method for the overseas transportation of household goods and personal effects. This packing system has been endorsed by our insurance company and leads to one of the industry's lowest damage claim rates. This safeguards your personal items during transit from Basingstoke to your final destination. Leveraging our cutting-edge packing procedure, your move will be quicker, safer, and smarter. Find out more about our packing process here or watch our video below.

See our safer packing page for a more detailed breakdown of our packing procedures.

Trusted by Customers Across Basingstoke

Our pursuit of exceptional customer satisfaction is evident in every service we provide. Our attention to detail, expert packing methods, and the professionalism of our team consistently receive excellent feedback from our customers. We aim to make every international move as straightforward and relaxed as possible. Take a look at our customer reviews to see why so many Basingstoke residents entrust us with their international relocations.

Memberships and Accreditations

For over two decades, 1st Move International has been serving individuals moving from Basingstoke to their new homes overseas. We are proud members of BIFA (the British International Freight Association) and follow their strict code of conduct, ensuring that we always uphold the highest standards of shipping services. Additionally, as recognised members of BAR (the British Association of Removers), we adhere to stringent service guidelines and maintain transparency in our quotes and pricing, while delivering exceptional customer service.

Marine Insurance

We provide comprehensive shipping insurance in conjunction with Basil Fry & Co, a leading UK insurer in the moving industry. Thanks to our unique packing systems, developed over 20 years, we boast the lowest claims record in our sector. These packing systems reduce the risk of damage or loss, guaranteeing the safe transportation of your belongings. Given the various parties involved in handling your goods, including overseas customs officials, we always recommend securing marine shipping insurance.

Areas Covered in and Around Basingstoke

  • Basingstoke Town
  • Chineham
  • Popley
  • Hatch Warren
  • Kempshott
  • Oakridge
  • Brighton Hill
  • and more!

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

When it comes to international removals from Basingstoke, the cost will depend on several factors, including the size or volume of your shipment, the destination, and the value of your household goods. Additional considerations like packing requirements and distance from international ports can also impact the cost of your move. At 1st Move International, we offer competitive pricing and provide a range of services to help make your international move as stress-free as possible. You can expect to pay from £750.00 for a shared container service or over £4000.00 for a dedicated 20ft or 40ft full house move.

To get a better idea of the costs involved, be sure to check out our international removals costs guide.

You can bring all manner of personal effects and household goods with you, such as furniture, electronics, artwork, clothes, and other items providing you're the owner of course!

However, it's important to note that there are certain items that are prohibited from overseas shipping, including perishable goods, plants, tobacco, alcohol, and more. We provide a list of often prohibited good in our customs guide, which you can refer to for more information.

There are several options available, each with its own set of advantages and considerations. These include:

  • Full container load (FCL) shipping, which involves shipping all of your belongings in a single container.
  • Less than container load (LCL) shipping, which involves combining your belongings with other shipments in a shared container.
  • Air freight, which is faster but more expensive than sea freight.

Choosing the right shipping option will depend on factors such as your budget, the volume of your belongings, and the speed of delivery required. Our team of experts can help you navigate these considerations and choose the right shipping option for your needs.

The duration of an international move to Basingstoke will depend on the final destination. Shipping port to port from the UK to New York, USA, for instance, takes roughly 12 days. Shipping to Singapore takes around 26 days, and shipping to Australia can take approximately 50 days. For detailed information on transit times and sailing schedules to major destinations, refer to our weekly international moving schedules.

We understand that tracking the progress of your international move from Basingstoke is important. Fortunately we offer online tracking services that allow you to monitor the status of your shipment. You will typically receive a tracking number or reference code, which you can use to track the progress of your shipment. Our container and cargo tracking system enables us to track your goods in real-time, anywhere in the world. If you have any questions or concerns about tracking your international move, don't hesitate to contact our team for assistance.

We highly recommend that you consider taking out insurance for your international move from Basingstoke to protect against the risks associated with international shipping. Our marine shipping insurance, provided through our brokers Basil Fry & Co, is designed to give you peace of mind and covers loss, theft, and damage. Our Standard cover policy is more than adequate to cover your goods in the event of loss, theft and damage and includes damage cover for all goods packed by usl.

Get Your FREE Quote

Are you preparing for an overseas move from Basingstoke or the surrounding areas? Look no further than 1st Move International. Our team, backed by over 25 years of experience, are experts in delivering comprehensive international removals services. Contact us today to learn more about how we can make your overseas transition a breeze. For a detailed quote and additional information about our services, complete our quick moving quote form here. Rely on us to ensure a smooth and stress-free international move from Basingstoke.

Ready to start your journey?
Get a free quote to move overseas from Basingstoke using the form above, or give us a call on 0800 389 0784 to speak to one of our advisors.

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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.

This is our craft - lives packed with care and attention for their journey overseas. Visit our Facebook page to find a snapshot of each shipment captured as the final pallet is wrapped.

We're proud to post these images, showcasing our removals team's passion and skill. Your personal effects are in the very best hands and are now destined for new adventures abroad.

Come and have a look.