At 1st Move International we are fully aware that every international move from Woking presents its unique challenges and concerns. However, with more than 25 years of experience under our belt, we have a team of seasoned professionals who make it their mission to understand and cater to your specific requirements. Our customised solutions are designed to fit the exact needs of your move no matter what you're shipping or where you're going.
We manage all aspects of your move meticulously, from carefully packing your belongings securely, handling customs formalities, sorting out insurance, and even making sure the necessary paperwork is in order. Our services extend beyond Woking to surrounding areas such as Knaphill, Pyrford, and Sheerwater. Our aim is to make your international move as straightforward and stress-free as possible.
For us, quality packing is at the heart of every successful international move. We utilise an industry-leading shrink-fast packing system, a proven and reliable method of securing household goods and personal belongings for their journey overseas. Our packing procedures are not only approved but have also been audited by our insurance providers. This rigorous process results in one of the lowest claims rates in the industry, ensuring the safety of your items from Woking to your overseas destination. Learn more about our packing process here or take a look at our video demonstration.
See our safer packing page for a more detailed breakdown of our packing procedures.
We take great pride in the satisfaction of our customers. Our meticulous packing process, combined with our friendly and professional staff and an unwavering attention to detail, have earned us glowing reviews from our clientele. We strive to make every international move effortless and stress-free, and our customer feedback is a testament to our dedication to customer satisfaction. Take a moment to browse our customer reviews and understand why Woking residents choose us for their international moves.
Over the years, 1st Move International has assisted countless individuals and families in relocating from Woking to their new homes overseas. As members of BIFA (the British International Freight Association), we strictly adhere to their Code of Conduct to ensure high standards in our shipping services. Additionally, as trusted members of BAR (the British Association of Removers), we commit to its stringent service guidelines, promising transparency in quotations and pricing, as well as superior customer service.
In collaboration with Basil Fry & Co, the UK's leading provider in the removals industry, we offer comprehensive shipping insurance . Our unique packing systems, honed over two decades, have enabled us to maintain the lowest claims record in the industry. By mitigating the risk of damage or loss, we assure the safety and security of your possessions during transit. We always advocate for marine shipping insurance due to the involvement of multiple parties in handling your items, including overseas customs officials.
When it comes to international removals from Woking, 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:
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 Woking 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 Woking 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 Woking 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.
Considering an international move from Woking or anywhere nearby? Choose 1st Move International. With our rich experience and comprehensive international removal services, we stand ready to ease your transition to your new overseas home. Contact us today to learn more about how we can support your abroad venture. For a detailed quotation and more information about our superior services, complete our quick moving quote form now.
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.
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