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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 >

Affordable Personal Shipping for Christmas

While none of us can compete with Santa, a parcel of Christmas presents arriving from distant loved ones is a close second for delivering joy. The excitement of receiving a parcel you didn’t personally order never really leaves us – not even after all the online shopping of the last couple of years. The element 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 >

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 >

Overseas Shipping Options: Your Guide on Door-to-Door, Door-to-Port, or Port-to-Port

When you are getting a shipping quote, you have a few options for where exactly your shipment is going. Depending on your destination, you can choose door-to-door overseas shipping, door-to-port, or port-to-port. Spratt Personal Shipping offers a door-to-door service throughout Europe as well as many other locations in Africa, Asia, Australia, New Zealand, North America, Read More >