Trusted International Movers from Waverley

At 1st Move International, we comprehend the stress and challenges that accompany an international move from Waverley. With more than a quarter-century of experience, our team of highly skilled professionals is on hand to work closely with you, understanding your unique needs and preferences. We are aware that each move is unique, and hence we offer customised solutions tailored to meet your specific situation.

From meticulously packing and loading your belongings to managing all documentation, customs processes, and insurance, we handle every aspect of your move, allowing you to focus on your new adventure abroad. Serving Waverley and nearby areas, we are committed to ensuring your international move is 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 - Unmatched in the Industry

Packing is a critical component of any overseas move, which is why we employ a unique shrink-fast packing system developed by us andrecognised as the safest method to transport household goods and personal effects abroad. Our packing systems have been scrutinised and approved by our insurance company and result in one of the lowest damage claim rates in the industry. With our cutting-edge packing procedure, your move will be faster, safer, and smarter. You can learn more about our packing process here or watch our informative video below.

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

Trusted by Customers Across Waverley

We pride ourselves on our customer satisfaction track record. Our thorough packing methods, amiable and professional staff, and keen eye for detail have earned us consistently glowing reviews from our customers. We strive to make every international move as smooth and stress-free as possible, and our positive reviews affirm our dedication to customer satisfaction. Feel free to read our customer reviews to see why residents of Waverley trust us with their international moves.

Memberships and Accreditations

With over 20 years in operation, 1st Move International has assisted countless individuals from Waverley to settle in their new homes abroad. As members of BIFA (the British International Freight Association), we adhere to a stringent code of conduct, ensuring that we uphold the highest standards in shipping services. Additionally, as trusted members of BAR (the British Association of Removers, we abide by its rigorous standards and service guidelines, including transparency in quotation and pricing, and excellent customer service.

Marine Insurance

Through our collaboration with Basil Fry & Co, a leading figure in the UK's moving industry, we offer comprehensive shipping insurance. Our unique packing systems, honed and refined over 20 years, have allowed us to maintain the lowest claims record in our sector. These systems mitigate the risk of damage or loss, safeguarding the safety and security of your possessions during transit. However, we always recommend marine shipping insurance due to the numerous 3rd parties involved in handling your goods, including overseas customs officers.

Areas Covered in and Around Waverley

  • Farnham
  • Godalming
  • Haslemere
  • Cranleigh
  • Hindhead
  • Milford
  • Chiddingfold
  • and more!

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

When it comes to international removals from Waverley, 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 Waverley 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 Waverley 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 Waverley 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 planning an overseas move from Waverley or its surrounding areas, look no further than 1st Move International. With over 25 years of experience, we are the go-to experts in all-encompassing international removals services. Contact us today to discover more about how we can facilitate your transition to a new life abroad. For a detailed quote and additional information on our exceptional services, please complete our quick moving quote form here. Count on us to make your international move from Waverley as smooth and stress-free as possible.

Embrace your upcoming international journey with confidence, knowing that 1st Move International is committed to facilitating a smooth and secure transition for you. We look forward to being a part of your exciting new chapter in life.

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