Trusted International Movers from Newport

Recognising the complexities and pressures that an international move from Newport can entail, 1st Move International is here to alleviate your concerns. With over 25 years of expertise, our skilled and devoted team is dedicated to understanding your distinct needs and providing the appropriate solutions. We understand that no two moves are alike, which is why we offer customised services that cater to your specific circumstances.

We handle the entire process, from safely packing and loading your items to managing all the paperwork, customs requirements, and insurance, enabling you to focus on your new chapter abroad. We operate in Newport and nearby areas including Caerleon, Rogerstone, and Bassaleg, and are committed to making your international relocation as seamless and worry-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

Proper packing is a critical part of any overseas relocation. We employ a special shrink-fast packing system, recognised as the safest way to transport household goods and personal effects abroad. Our packing methods are scrutinised and endorsed by our insurers, resulting in one of the industry's lowest damage claim rates, guaranteeing the protection of your items throughout the journey. With our cutting-edge packing procedure, your move will be more efficient, safer, and smarter. Learn more about our packing process here or view our informative video below.

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

Trusted by Customers Across Newport

Customer satisfaction is at the forefront of our services. Our precise packing methods, professional and amicable team, and detail-oriented approach have consistently won us praise from our clients. We endeavour to make every international move as straightforward and stress-free as possible. We invite you to read our customer reviews to understand why the residents of Newport entrust their international moves to us.

Memberships and Accreditations

1st Move International has been operational for over 20 years, assisting numerous individuals from Newport with their new beginnings abroad. As a member of BIFA (the British International Freight Association), we follow a strict code of conduct, ensuring that we adhere to the highest standards in shipping services. As trusted members of BAR (the British Association of Removers), we comply with its stringent service guidelines and standards, including transparency in our quotations and top-notch customer service.

Marine Insurance

In collaboration with Basil Fry & Co, a leading firm in the UK's moving industry, we provide comprehensive shipping insurance. Our unique packing systems, refined over two decades, help us to maintain an industry-low claims record. These systems diminish the risk of damage or loss, ensuring the secure transportation of your belongings. We always advocate for marine shipping insurance due to the involvement of various parties, including overseas customs officers, in handling your goods.

Areas Covered in and Around Newport

  • Stow Hill
  • Shaftesbury
  • Ringland
  • Caerleon
  • Alway
  • Malpas
  • Rogerstone
  • and more!

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

When it comes to international removals from Newport, 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 Newport 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 Newport 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 Newport 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 contemplating an overseas move from Newport or its surrounding areas? Choose 1st Move International. With over 25 years of experience, we are the experts in providing comprehensive international removals services. Reach out to us today to find out more about how we can assist you in transitioning to your new life abroad. For a comprehensive quotation and further information on our excellent services, complete our quick moving quote form here. Trust us to make your international move from Newport smooth and stress.

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