Shipping from London
The reasons why people are moving from and to London are countless. As a professional shipping company in London we are happy to provide any type of removal service to all our customer travelling between London and USA. We can ship anything from just 1 excess baggage or a few boxes with personal items to the full content of 3, 5, 6 and bigger houses. London to USA shipping has never been more straightforward. Contact us for a free shipping quote today – chat to us online, call or use the online questionnaire.
The huge, vibrant and truly cosmopolitan, London is one of the most exciting cities in the world. It’s located in the south-east of England on the River Thames and as the capital of England for centuries it has been its political, business and cultural centre.
It is home to 37 different ethnic minorities, where each of them counts more than 10,000 people. It is a city of where you can speak in 300 languages. The rich cosmopolitan character is visible on every street. Cultural diversity makes it possible for people who live here to know the cuisine from around the world, which is one of the reasons why people love London.
Another reason why people choose to move to London is its rich history and famous attractions such as Buckingham Palace and the changing of the royal guard.
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London creates a lot of business opportunities and this is where businessmen from the USA take a real advantage of it. We provide services both to the private and business sector. We have shipped many product samples, display units, machinery.
Also many students from the U.S. relocate here to study and vice versa young British ship their personal belonging from London to the USA and get their degree in America.
Another group that very often need and search for shipping services from London are tourists. Americans moving back to the USA from the UK, their home country may ship furniture, and other personal belonging bought in the UK, free of duty.
However there are a few conditions that have to be met:
- the goods cannot be shipped for other people
- they can’t be for sale
- the imported items have been owned or used in the UK for at least 12 months
How to send goods from London at cheap price?
USA is our most popular shipping direction from London. On average we are sending 10 x 20 foot container and 8 x 40 foot container by sea and about 2000 cubic feet in boxes by air each month. We work with a number of shipping lines and airlines and subsequently offer the quickest and cheapest transport available at the given time. We can provide the best shipping price from London.
Loads between 2 and 8 m3 are normally placed in so called lift-vans and transported in bulk to our warehouse, reloaded to large deep sea metal boxes. Read more about shipping a container.
Consignments over 8 m3 are usually transported in containers individually. Standard containers are sized 20 `or 40` (respectively about 33 and 66 m3). To ship a particularly large amount of chairs, tables, beds, sofas and other household furniture and private goods we use containers of increased capacity - 80 m3 so called high cube box.
How long does it take to ship house contents, personal items and other effects by sea from London?
The shipping time from London to USA is about 4 -5 weeks. You should also allow a week for the collection, a few days for the customs clearance and one more week for the delivery. Of course it may take a bit shorter or longer. A lot depends on the weather at sea. The customs may be a real pain. That’s why it is important to have an inventory list with all items. You can’t forget to declare anything otherwise the delivery of your cargo can be delayed for many weeks. In addition you can expect some financial penalties. The delivery time can be from 4 weeks up to 8 weeks and longer.
The actual shipping time on the water is on average 14 days. The door to door service without customs should not last longer than 4-6 weeks. However on average our client’s goods were collected, shipped and delivered, with the customs clearance within 7-8 weeks.
Everything depends on how professional and meticulous you were when planning the moving from London.
Our employees are involved in sorting out the relevant transport documents, customs, permits to export / import things and stuff from London etc. We have vast experience gained while working with the world biggest international movers.
Of course we provide international packing services and protection materials for the transportation of excess baggage, luggage and items shipped in moving boxes. We are the shipping company in London that offers services in accordance with the highest standards of international transport.
To support overseas deliveries we use tested in long-term cooperation partners.
International removals from London
Have you not decided yet where you want to relocate to? We can ship your furniture, books, cds, sport equipment or music instruments to any town and city. We offer shipping to New York, Dallas, Shipping to Houston, Philadelphia, Denver and other location from London. There is never to early to request shipping quotes. If you are not to sure whether you will be moving to New York or to Boston we can provide costs for both. Find out how to move from London to USA, how much it is and what's the cheapest and quickest way of shipping from London! Contact best international movers in London. Whether you are shipping to Los Angeles or new York from London we can help.