Trusted International Movers from Havant

At 1st Move International, we realise that an overseas move from Havant can be an overwhelming and demanding endeavour. With over 25 years of expertise, our proficient team is fully equipped to identify your specific needs and provide customised solutions, recognising that each move comes with its own set of unique challenges.

From safe packing and loading of your possessions to administering all necessary paperwork, customs procedures, and insurance matters, we take full responsibility for your move so that you can concentrate on your new chapter abroad. Our service covers Havant and its nearby regions, including Warblington, Langstone, and Bedhampton, and we are dedicated to making your international transition as seamless and untroubled as possible.

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.

Packed pallets lined up

Better Protection For Your Move

Palletised international 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

Recognising the importance of packing in any overseas move, we implement a specialised shrink-fast packing system, acknowledged as the safest methodology for transporting household goods and personal belongings overseas. Endorsed by our insurance company, our packing strategy results in one of the lowest damage claim rates in the industry, ensuring the security of your personal items from Havant to your destination. With our cutting-edge packing process, your move will be more secure, faster, and smarter. Read more about our safer packing process here or watch our informative video.

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

Trusted by Customers Across Havant

We take immense pride in the satisfaction of our customers. Our meticulous packing techniques, professional and friendly staff, and precision in detail have consistently resulted in glowing feedback from our clients. We aim to make each international move as smooth and as comfortable as possible, and our positive customer reviews highlight our commitment to this goal. Please, take a moment to read through our customer reviews and see why so many in Havant trust us with their international moves.

Memberships and Accreditations

Operating for over two decades, 1st Move International has assisted numerous individuals in relocating from Havant to their new homes across the globe. As accredited members of BIFA (the British International Freight Association), we strictly abide by a rigorous code of conduct to maintain the pinnacle of shipping services. As trusted members of BAR (the British Association of Removers), we adhere to its stringent standards and service guidelines, which include transparency in quotation and pricing and outstanding customer service.

Marine Insurance

We provide comprehensive shipping insurance through our association with Basil Fry & Co, a prominent provider in the UK's moving industry. Our unique packing methods, perfected over two decades, allow us to have the lowest claims record in our industry. These systems greatly reduce the risk of damage or loss, providing the highest level of safety for your belongings during transit. We invariably recommend marine shipping insurance due to the various parties involved in handling your goods, including overseas customs officers.

Areas Covered in and Around Havant

  • Havant
  • Waterlooville
  • Emsworth
  • Bedhampton
  • Leigh Park
  • Hayling Island
  • Portsmouth
  • and more!

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

When it comes to international removals from Havant, 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 Havant 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 Havant 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 Havant 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

If you are considering an overseas move from Havant or its neighbouring regions, choose 1st Move International. As experienced providers with over 25 years in the field, we offer comprehensive international removals services. Contact us today to find out more about how we can facilitate your new adventure abroad. For a detailed quotation and additional information on our array of services, simply complete our quick quote form. Choose us to ensure your international move from Havant is smooth and free of stress.

Ready to start your journey?
Get a free quote to move overseas from Havant 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.