Seamless Personal Effects Shipping from the UK to Cyprus with 1st Move International

For over 25 years, 1st Move International has excelled in personal effects shipping from the UK to Cyprus. Thousands have relied on our services for moving to Cyprus or sending their personal effects to join them.

We pride ourselves on our ability to ship personal effects of all kinds, from wardrobe items to delicate figurines and larger household goods. Our specialised packing guarantees the safety and security of your effects. Our weekly shipping schedule ensures speed and efficiency in our service.

Our extensive nationwide collection services, managed from our Bristol headquarters, aim to make your personal effects shipping to Cyprus as effortless as possible, with a team ready to assist at every step.

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Weekly Shipping

Avoid the delays and get there faster! Our unique packing systems allow us to ship weekly by sharing containers with commercial exporting companies.

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Unbeatable Packing

Our shrinkwrap packing stops the handling of individual items to ensure a Zero Touch delivery. This also reduces the risks of damage and improves the security of your goods.

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Accurate Billing

Each pallet is measured exactly after packing to ensure clear and accurate billing for your move abroad.

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Your Preferred Shipping Partner to Cyprus: 1st Move International

Planning your move to Cyprus? Choose 1st Move International for unrivalled service. Our stature as one of the UK's major independent overseas removals companies brings distinct advantages for your move.

We employ a special palletising and packing system, prioritising the protection of your belongings and enabling faster shipping through regular commercial routes. This approach means your shipment proceeds without waiting for other cargo.

We measure your fully palletised effects accurately, ensuring billing is based only on the actual volume of your shipment, not estimates.

Our affiliation with the British Association of Removers (BAR) signifies a guarantee of quality, with annual inspections ensuring top-tier service standards for your Cyprus move.

Our commitment to customer satisfaction is evident in the reviews from our clients on TrustPilot, a testament to our service quality.

FAQ for Personal Effects Shipping to Cyprus

Continue reading for Frequently Asked Questions and important information about shipping personal effects overseas from the UK to Cyprus.

If you book your personal effects shipment to the Cyprus with 1st Move International, we can offer you peace of mind with 3 levels of shipping insurance from specialist removals insurance brokers Basil Fry and Company.

Our flexible insurance policies allow you to cover only those items that you want to, not just your whole shipment. This means that you can choose to cover only the most valuable items.

For more details take a look at our shipping insurance page, or feel free to give us a call.

The cost of shipping your personal effects to Cyprus is dependent on many factors, including the size of your shipment, collection and delivery point. Where we are different from other removals companies, is that we can offer a door to door service to most destinations including Cyprus.

We can even include the cost of unpacking and removal of any packing materials, so if this is the service that you would like please let us know at the time of quoting. This means that you can prepay your freight costs and this is one less thing for you to worry about.

As a guide, for our LCL shared container service, freight prices from port to port are from £996, and for our FCL dedicated container service freight prices are from £1,350 for a 20’ container or £2,100 for a 40’ container.

Costs do vary however, so we recommend that you send us your details and we can arrange a quotation based on your own specific requirements. The quotation is free with no obligations.

It couldn’t be simpler to get a quotation on your personal effects shipment to Cyprus with 1st Move International. All we need are a few details, and we can give you a door to door price, or if you would prefer to collect your shipment in Cyprus we can quote you on that basis.

Please fill out our quotation form, and our expert international removals pricing team will be able to give you a cost based on your own specific requirements.

Remember though, once your shipment is fully packed we will measure it exactly, so you will only pay for the size of your actual shipment even if it is much less than we have quoted for!

Because 1st Move International uses commercial LCL shipping services, we are able to give you published schedules to let you know when we are shipping to Cyprus. Once your personal effects shipment is packed and all documentation is in place, we book onto the next available booked vessel to the port in Cyprus.

For the latest shipping schedules for Cyprus then you can go over to our International Container Shipping Schedule page of our website. This shows you the port to port transit time, but for confirmation of the expected door to door transit time please give us a call and we can give you the dates based on your specific requirements.

Other International Removals companies can give you similar port to port transit times but they won’t be able to give you an indication of when your personal effects shipment will leave the UK. Their groupage/shared container services operate differently to 1st Move International. Ask them when your personal effects shipment is likely to ship from the UK.

Popular Destinations for Shipping Personal Effects to Cyprus

We ship personal effects to the whole of Cyprus, so whatever your destination, we've got you covered. Some of the most popular destinations for shipping personal effects to Cyprus include: Nicosia, Limassol, Larnaca, Paphos, Famagusta, Kyrenia, Protaras, Pergamos, Morfou, Aradippou and Paralimni..

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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.