Usually, international shipping companies establish their price regarding the volume not the weight. So, the price of moving will depend on how much you want to ship, your belongings value and the distance to be moved.
Moreover, notice that removal costs may vary depending on the place where the stuff has to be sent from and its destination. Actually, Europe tends to be relatively expensive to ship to.
Basic shipping costs are calculated on the amount of volume (cubic feet) that your packed goods will take up in one of our shipping containers. Volume is calculated by multiplying the length x depth x height. The most common size of containers are:
For more information about an approximate price on international shipping regarding container sizes, visit: ContainerContainer.
It is very difficult to estimate the exact price and it is common for the price to come out higher than the estimate. Thinks to be consider to avoid a massive price increase are:
The three basic shipping options are: by ground, sea or by air, or a combination of the three. Most companies offer all options, so inquire about the price difference and decide which method is best for you.
To calculate the volume weight of a given item we multiply the length, breadth and height in centimetres and divide by 6,000 to obtain the volume weight in kilos. Some other basic factors in determining the best shipping method are:
Regardless the company you choose, we advise you to talk to your agent in Spain first (don't choose a removal service without one).
Your agent will check the volume to send, list specific objects (including fragile items), and specify the way of taking down and putting back together furniture. He/she will always find the best and cheapest solution for your shipping.
Then a preliminary estimate will be established. Don't forget to list all the belongings that you ship (the removal company will do it for you, as well) as you will need that list when you get to the Spanish customs.
On the day of the removal, a team will arrive to carry out the task. Every box will be listed (necessary to check if any box has been lost). Everything should be wrapped with specific protection. Containers are then sealed (check carefully) and sent to Spain were Spanish movers will pick them up (a few days are necessary) and bring them to the destination described.
Some of the companies that can assist you on your international relocation are:
As any expat knows, the key to a successful move is all in the preparation. By readying yourself for any possible bumps in the road ahead of time, you can rest assured you’ll be prepared to handle anything moving throws at you.
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