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International Shipping Household Made Easy


You received a promotion ... and you are moving overseas! The excitement of moving to a different country can easily be diminished when you think about boxing up for an international shipping household move. Consider hiring an international moving company to help you move your household to another country. They have the expertise so that the operation will run smoothly. This allows you to spend your time learning your new language or buying new clothes.

Numerous Regulations and Restrictions

When move from state to state, there is the hassle factor. Combine that with regulations and restrictions when you move international shipping household, the stress level goes way up. A professional moving company with experience in dealing with your destination country would be the ideal solution to your dilemma.

By Sea

When you move international shipping household, there are just two ways to transport them. The containers used if being shipped by freight are made of wood. The containers are shipped from your home by rail or transport to the port. They are then loaded onto a steamship container and subsequently loaded as cargo onto the boat. The container goes through customs when it reaches the country you are moving to.

By Air

Another option when moving international shipping household is by air travel. Generally, it is more expensive to ship by air than by boat. Due to the cost, you should considering downsizing or keeping some items in storage. It will be less costly for you. Heavy cardboard boxes are used to pack your goods for shipment when traveling by air.

Thing to buy in destination country

It is surprising to many that other countries may use different electrical sources. In the United States use an 110V. However, in many other countries, the electrical source is 220V. This means that your DVD player, plasma television, cell phone charger and many other appliance and electronics will not work in other countries. Instead of spending money to move unusable electronics international shipping household, leave them with a friend. Buy the electronics you need at a retail store at your new hometown.