Shipping to Europe
Packing your household up to move anywhere is a major pain in the butt no matter how you cut it or look at it! If you are one of those people that has far more stuff than you know what to do with or even why you have kept it all these years you might find out that you will need to jettison (get rid of) some of the things that are simply taking up space. This is something that you might not want to eve think about, yet you might have to if you have things set for shipping to Europe.
Those that do not like to pack things up seriously need to think about keeping the amount of stuff you have down to what you actually have to have instead of having everything under the sun and not being able to keep track of it or even be able to enjoy what you actually do own because you are too busy working to buy more stuff. There are places in this world where having material possessions by the hundreds is actually seen as more of a hindrance than a status symbol. When you are getting things set up for shipping to Europe you will need to think about what you actually need and what you have no further use for.
Having to make the choice between what you actually need and what you only want is something that you will need to decide about before you have to get everything packed up for shipping to Europe. It is pretty difficult at times to sit there and go through all of your old stuff and deciding what you want to keep and what you need to get rid of. If you have any type of weapons you need to know what the laws are as far as bringing those weapons into any country in the European Union.
You might not think too much of having your favorite pocket knife in your pocket or that collectable knife collection but you had best find out what you need to do to be able to get them through Customs smoothly when you are shipping to Europe. You will also need to ask what paperwork will be required by Customs in order to prove to them that you have the right to own those items. One thing said in real estate applies: the deal is not doe till the paperwork is, and even then there is more to do!