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Packing tips for international moves

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Packing tips for international move

Save yourself time and money on international moving costs by using Intlmovers.com. This is a free service that allows you to compare up to six international moving company quotes in a single request.

Intlmovers.com is quick and easy to use. Simply select where you are moving from and Comparing quotes is the best way to ensure that you are obtaining the best value for the services that you need. By requesting multiple quotes in a single request, it will save you a lot of time and energy because you avoid all the chasing around and following up from different companies. They will respond directly to you!

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How Intlmovers.com works
  1. Choose where you are moving to and from on the menu
  2. Select from the listed international movers
  3. Complete the simple online quotation request form

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Packing

When you are planning a move to a new country, there are a few things to keep in mind about your move. Most importantly, make sure that you find the right moving company to help you with the big task safe and reliable move of your goods. It is a good idea to compare a minimum of three different companies to get a good idea about the different types of services they have on offer, and the associated costs

Fast tips for packing

  • Get organized early
  • Label your goods clearly
  • Use softer items to act as padding
  • Use smaller boxes for heavy items such as books
  • Self packed boxes are generally not insured

Tips for your move

  • Allow us much time as possible to prepare for your move
  • Do your research and approach the moving company in advance
  • Be aware of your moving needs so that you can clearly explain your requirements
  • Check out the moving company’s credentials
  • Make yourself familiar with their insurance policy and what you are covered for
  • Sort your belongings before packing; take the opportunity to give away or sell items you no longer need or want
  • Consider leaving behind electrical items from your country of origin if your new country uses other adapters
  • Making a floor plan can be useful to help you work out what will fit in your new premises
  • Be mindful of accessibility – narrow halls, stairs and lifts will have a big impact on the ease of movement of bulky items
  • Elect professional packing services to help ensure the safe transit of your goods
  • Consider holding times and/or storage facilities for your goods to avoid paying potential extra fees
  • Find out about backhaul or consolidated shipping to reduce costs if possible
  • Ensure that you contacted your embassy in your new country to check any visa advice, etc
  • Find expat sites that may be useful to help you settle in to your new way of life in your new country
  • Be mindful of different customs regulations to ensure you avoid any issues
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