Category Archives: Moving to a New Country

Shipping Personal Effects to UK Post Brexit

Our parents and grandparents might have just hopped on the ferry to England, taken a friend’s recommendation for a boarding house and started looking for work. We live in a very different world now. Brexit has changed the process for importing personal effects to the UK. To avoid customs duty on personal belongings, you need Read More >

Getting the Best Deal on International Shipping for Your Clothing

In November and December, people have a lot of questions about international shipping and clothing. Obviously, clothing is a popular Christmas gift. It could be something you’ve knit for the grandchildren, an item you spotted on the high street that is absolutely perfect for your sister, or that coat that your son away at university Read More >

How International Shipping Regulations Affect People Moving Overseas

International shipping restrictions can be complicated. The rules vary by country, although some things are universally prohibited. Individuals moving their own personal belongings face different, and generally less restrictive, international shipping regulations than companies shipping goods around the world. Rules for individuals tend to operate on the assumption that your items are for your own Read More >

International Shipping from Ireland to (Almost) Everywhere

Some places around the world are well-established destinations for Irish people. The UK, Australia, the USA and Canada come to mind. If you are shipping from Ireland to Australia, you probably aren’t too worried about finding international shipping companies that can do that. But what if you’re taking the road less travelled? What if your Read More >

Packing to Ship Personal Belongings Internationally

If you’re moving across town, you might not worry as much about how you pack your things. But when you are moving overseas, it’s a different story. When you ship personal belongings internationally, they have to be well protected for the journey. Whether you ship by air, road or sea, your things will be jostled Read More >

What to Pack in Luggage Vs What to Send

When you are moving overseas, it isn’t always realistic to carry everything you’ll need in your luggage. Shipping personal items instead is the solution. But how to decide what to carry and what to send via parcel delivery services or personal shipping. While size is one crucial factor – you won’t be bringing your furniture Read More >