Moving Overseas

10% off
When booked in the next 12 weeks
10% off
When booked in the next 12 weeks

Any move can seem pretty daunting, even if it is just around the corner. So moving across an ocean could feel completely overwhelming. But with Robinsons you can rest assured that our experienced team will take away the potential stress of a move abroad.

Robinsons is one of the 5 largest exporters of household goods in the UK. During our 120 years of delivering international removals services we’ve taken the time to develop what it takes to be a trusted international removals company, so you know you’re in safe hands when you choose to move abroad with us.

There are a few different ways of exporting household items, which vary in price and speed. Robinsons offer an international removals service that will meet you budget, whether it be via:

  • Groupage (sharing the cost of a shipping container)
  • Full container load (your own container)
  • Air freight (for those moves that are more urgent)

Whether you’re planning on moving to the USA, Australia, Canada, New ZealandSouth Africa or even further away, just contact our International Removals expert team who will be able to walk you through the whole process and all of your options. We will work with you to come up with the best solution for you.

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 out 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 – ensuring high standards in the UK and in Canada

  • 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.

To receive a quote, you can

Weekly shipments to all major countries such as

But we work with many more destinations, so call our International Removals Team on 0800 521 541 today.

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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.

Call 0808 302 4342 and get your quote today

 

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.