Your new life overseas.
Fast, reliable, stress-free.

We understand that upping sticks, even in the same city, can be a big undertaking. If you’re moving overseas, then it could become quite overwhelming; there’s so much to think about.

But the biggest part is over; you’ve decided to go and start a new chapter; whether you are moving for work, planning to study abroad or just want to experience living within another culture. How exciting!

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We understand that it is difficult to put all those things you cannot live without in a box and have faith that they will arrive safe and sound at your new home. That’s why we ensure that our specialist teams are specifically trained in the latest packing and handling techniques for international home removals and storage services – treating your belongings as if they were their own.

Specialist international removals division.

One of the largest exporters of UK households, our highly experienced international storage and removals division are experts in global removals procedures. We know that every move we undertake is unique, so we work flexibly, fitting around you & your specific requirements – making the process run as smoothly as possible.

Moving overseas can be complex enough, so we won’t muddy the waters with communication with multiple members of our team. Your dedicated Global Move Manager works with you, guiding you through step-by-step, door to door. They’ll advise on prohibited items, any local port fees and help you choose the right options for your belongings. They will even complete the customs paperwork for you, ensuring trouble-free customs clearance when your goods arrive at your destination.

World class standards.

Founder members of international trade associations, FIDI and Omni, we are also members of the British Association of Removers Overseas, so you can trust that we only operate to the highest standards – guaranteeing service delivery excellence and best customer care. We are also proud to be rated ‘excellent’ on Trustpilot – read why our customers say we are one of the best international removals companies.

A trusted global network.

To us, an international removal is far more than moving your belongings to a different continent; it is helping you start your new life, whether in the UK or overseas. Accredited to the very same high standards, our global partners have been selected specifically as they mirror our own customer-focused, flexible approach and provide a worldwide network of resources, from advice to expert international storage solutions.

Their specialist local knowledge sets them apart ensuring a seamless journey through customs control and onto your new adventure.

Start with your free, no obligation survey.

As all overseas removals are different, so too are our bespoke, no obligation quotations. International removals costs are dependent on many factors; where you are moving to, what you will be taking and what level of service you would like.

Our free of charge home survey report means we can quote accurately, meaning that you save money by only paying for services you – need. We will also be able to advise on any country-specific duty or customs fees that you may need to pay locally. You should receive your tailored quotation within 48 hours of your survey.

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Your international move in 6 steps

  • STEP 1

    We quote your move

  • STEP 2

    We schedule your move

  • STEP 3

    We pack and load

  • STEP 4

    We deal with customs

  • STEP 5

    We keep you informed

  • STEP 6

    We deliver at destination

  • Dedicated Move Managers

    Take care of all move paperwork, including customs forms.

  • Specialist International Division

    You’re in safe hands – your move is assigned to our experts international division.

  • Customer-First Approach

    We know moving is stressful, that’s why we put you first.

  • Flexible Service

    We make the move fit you to take the stress away.

  • International Quality Standards

    We’re members of international trade associations FIDI and OMNI

  • 100+ Years Experience

    Robinsons have been moving families and businesses since 1895.

  • “Excellent” Truspilot Rating

    Our customers love us – see what they say!

  • Regular Shipping Worldwide

    Weekly shipments all over the world means your possessions arrive faster.

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You can’t take everything with you?

We also provide a secure, protective storage system. Our storage containers are:

  • Packed under your supervision
  • Accompanied by a full inventory and insurance
  • Available for long or short term periods

Stress-Free Car and Motorcycle Shipment

We specialise in shipping cars and motorcycles, so it might be a long distance to haul your treasured wheels, but our expert Move Managers will guide you through it.

Options include:

  • Sole use container (car shipped in its own container)
  • Shared (groupage) container (car has its own compartment in a shared container)
  • RoRo (roll on, roll off) vessels (car is loaded into the decks of a specially designed vessel)

If you want to know more about our international removals services, just get in touch and we’ll be able to answer any questions you may have.

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Frequently Asked Questions about Moving Overseas

What Can I Do With The Things I Can’t Take?

As a result of international regulations, there are certain things that you may have to leave behind.  For a comprehensive summary of the Border Services Agency requirements of your destination, please visit our FIDI Customs Guides section.

And if you can’t find a home for the items that you can’t take with you, Robinsons offers first-class, secure storage facilities.

How Long Will It Take To Ship My Possessions?

We quote the following shipping times for popular destinations:

  • 3 to 8 weeks for New York and Toronto
  • 5 to 10 weeks for Vancouver
  • 6 to 10 weeks to Los Angeles and San Francisco
  • 8 to 12 weeks for Perth, Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, Auckland and Christchuch.

All overseas moves are overseen by our expert International Removals team.

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Why choose Robinsons?

  • Market leading

    We provide a fast, convenient, reliable and professional service that makes use of the latest materials and technologies. This makes us stand out from the crowd.

  • Years of experience

    We’ve been helping people move and store their personal belongings for more than a century. This has equipped us for any eventuality on moving day.

  • Putting you first

    Our customer-focused approach is what sets us apart in the removals industry. Excellent customer service is at the heart of everything we do.

  • Flexible service

    Our staff want to make moving house as simple for you as possible, whatever your requirements. Speak to one of our team today and they'll talk you through the Robinsons process.