Trusted International Movers from Rushmoor

At 1st Move International, we appreciate that moving overseas from Rushmoor can be a challenging and overwhelming endeavour. Rely on our team of seasoned professionals who leverage more than 25 years of experience to understand your specific requirements and provide personalised solutions. We realise every move is unique, and thus, our services are tailored to your individual needs.

From safer packing and loading your belongings to managing all the necessary paperwork, customs procedures, and insurance, we handle every detail of your move. This allows you to concentrate on the exciting prospect of your new life abroad. Servicing Rushmoor and neighbouring areas such as Aldershot, Farnborough, and Cove, we aim to make your international move as seamless and trouble-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

In any overseas move, packing plays a vital role. That's why we utilise an exclusive shrink-fast packing system, recognised as the safest method to transport household goods and personal effects overseas. Our packing procedures, validated and supported by our insurance partners, result in one of the lowest damage claim rates in the industry. This ensures the safety of your belongings from Rushmoor to your international destination. With our state-of-the-art packing techniques, your move will be quicker, safer, and more efficient. Read about our packing process here or view our helpful video below.

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

Trusted by Customers Across Rushmoor

We are passionate about achieving customer satisfaction. Our thorough packing procedures, dedicated and professional team, and attention to detail have consistently earned us excellent reviews from our customers. We strive to make every international move as smooth and stress-free as possible. Take a look at our customer reviews to understand why residents of Rushmoor consistently trust us with their overseas moves.

Memberships and Accreditations

1st Move International has been serving Rushmoor residents with their overseas moves for more than 20 years. As active members of BIFA (the British International Freight Association), we follow a rigorous code of conduct to maintain the highest service standards. Additionally, as respected members of BAR (the British Association of Removers), we adhere to their stringent standards and service guidelines, which include transparent quotation and pricing as well as superior customer service.

Marine Insurance

We offer thorough shipping insurance through our collaboration with Basil Fry & Co, a leading name in the UK's moving industry. Our unique packing systems, perfected over 20 years, have resulted in the industry's lowest claims record. These systems reduce the risk of damage or loss, ensuring the safe transit of your belongings. Due to the numerous parties involved in handling your goods, including overseas customs officers, we always recommend marine shipping insurance.

Areas Covered in and Around Rushmoor

  • Rushmoor (including the towns of Aldershot and Farnborough
  • Basingstoke and Deane
  • East Hampshire
  • Hart
  • Guildford
  • Woking
  • Waverley
  • and more!

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

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

Planning an international move from Rushmoor or its surrounding areas? Trust 1st Move International. With over 25 years of experience, we are your one-stop solution for comprehensive international removals services. Reach out to us today to learn more about how we can assist in your overseas transition. For a detailed quote and further information about our services, fill out our quick moving quote form here. Count on us to ensure a smooth and stress-free international move from Rushmoor

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