At 1st Move International, we recognise the significant challenges associated with an international move from Fareham. With our team of well-trained and experienced professionals at your service, we ensure you benefit from our more than 25 years of experience. We're passionate about understanding your distinct needs and delivering customised solutions because we know that every move is unique.
From safer packing and loading of your items to dealing with all necessary documentation, customs formalities, and insurance, we manage every step of your move, allowing you to focus on the exciting adventure ahead. Serving Fareham and its surrounding locales including Portchester, Titchfield, and Locks Heath, our mission is to streamline your international move, making it as smooth and relaxing as possible.
The packing process plays a fundamental role in any overseas move. Therefore, we employ an exceptional shrink-fast packing system, recognised as the safest approach for shipping household goods and personal effects overseas. Our packing methods, backed by our insurance partners, contribute to one of the industry's lowest damage claim rates, safeguarding your belongings from Fareham all the way to your destination. With our sophisticated packing process, your move is destined to be faster, safer, and smarter. Learn more about our safer packing methods here or take a look at our explanatory video below.
See our safer packing page for a more detailed breakdown of our packing procedures.
We take immense pride in satisfying our customers. Our meticulous packing techniques, approachable and professional team, coupled with a keen eye for detail, have consistently earned us glowing reviews from our customers. We aim to make every international move as serene and stress-free as possible. Browse through our customer reviews and see why Fareham residents choose us time and time again for their international moves.
With over 20 years of service, 1st Move International has been a trusted partner for Fareham residents moving overseas. As members of BIFA (the British International Freight Association), we adhere to a rigorous code of conduct, ensuring that our shipping services uphold the highest standards. As proud members of BAR (the British Association of Removers), we abide by their strict standards and service guidelines, promoting transparency in our quotes and delivering exceptional customer service.
In collaboration with Basil Fry & Co, a leading UK moving industry insurer, we offer comprehensive shipping insurance. Our unique packing systems, honed over 20 years, have helped us achieve the lowest claims record in our sector. These systems reduce the likelihood of damage or loss, ensuring the safe shipment of your belongings. Due to the various entities handling your goods, including overseas customs officers, we continually recommend marine shipping insurance.
When it comes to international removals from Fareham, 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:
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 Fareham 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 Fareham 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 Fareham 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 us.
Are you planning an overseas move from Fareham or the surrounding areas? Look no further than 1st Move International. With over 25 years of experience, we are your experts in comprehensive international removals services. Contact us today to learn more about how we can facilitate your new life abroad. For a detailed quote and additional information about our superb services, complete our quick moving quote form here.
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