Trusted International Movers from High Wycombe

At 1st Move International we appreciate that an international move from High Wycombe could be an overwhelming and tension-filled experience. With over 25 years under our belt, trust our skilled and proficient team to work in close collaboration with you to cater to your distinctive needs. We firmly believe that each move carries its unique requirements, and that's why we provide customised solutions perfectly suited to your situation.

We meticulously pack and load your possessions, manage all the paperwork, customs procedures, and insurance, effectively handling all dimensions of your move. This allows you to concentrate on the exciting adventure of establishing your new life overseas. We extend our services to High Wycombe and surrounding areas including Hazlemere, Downley, and Wycombe Marsh, with a dedication to making your international relocation as seamless and stress-free 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 an international move, we implement an exceptional shrink-fast packing system, acknowledged as the safest mode to transport household belongings and personal effects overseas. Our packing systems, endorsed by our insurance company, have resulted in one of the industry's lowest damage claim rates. This ensures the safety of your personal belongings both in the UK and at your final destination. Our innovative and leading-edge packing procedure ensures a quicker, safer, and more efficient move. Learn more about our packing process here or view our video below.

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

Trusted by Customers Across High Wycombe

Customer satisfaction is paramount to us. Our rigorous packing methodologies, courteous and professional team, and meticulous attention to detail have won us consistent high praise from our custoemrs. We endeavour to make every international move as smooth and stress-free as possible. Our positive reviews reflect our unwavering commitment to customer satisfaction. Please read our customer reviews to understand why so many in High Wycombe place their trust in us for their international moves.

Memberships and Accreditations

Operating for over 25 years, 1st Move International has supported a myriad of individuals from High Wycombe in their journey to new homes overseas. As members of BIFA (the British International Freight Association, we are bound by a stringent code of conduct, ensuring that we provide the highest quality of shipping services. As trusted members of BAR (the British Association of Removers), we maintain rigorous standards and service guidelines including transparency in quotes and pricing and superior customer service.

Marine Insurance

In partnership with Basil Fry & Co, a leading name in the UK's moving industry, we provide comprehensive shipping insurance. Our distinctive packing systems, perfected over 20 years, have resulted in maintaining the lowest claims record in our sector. These systems significantly reduce the risk of damage or loss, safeguarding your belongings during transit. We consistently recommend marine shipping insurance due to the involvement of multiple parties in handling your goods, including overseas customs officers.

Areas Covered in and Around High Wycombe

  • Micklefield
  • Totteridge
  • Castlefield
  • Downley
  • Sands
  • Loudwater
  • Terriers
  • and more!

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

When it comes to international removals from High Wycombe, 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 High Wycombe 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 High Wycombe 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 High Wycombe 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

Considering an overseas move from High Wycombe or its neighbouring areas? Look no further than 1st Move International. With an experience exceeding 25 years, we are specialists in all-encompassing international removals services. Connect with us today to learn how we can assist you in starting your exciting life overseas. For a detailed quotation and more insights into our exceptional services, fill out our quick moving quote form here. Rely on us to make your international move from High Wycombe a smooth and stress-free experience.

Ready to start your journey?

Obtain a free quote for moving overseas from High Wycombe 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.