International removals by air
Sometimes when you're moving overseas, you need to have your items with you as quickly as possible. When that's the case, air freight removals are your best option.
From a single suitcase through to the full contents of your household, we've got the expertise to ensure your belongings arrive as quickly as possible at your destination.
We are able to offer service to all major international airports throughout the world, along with many regional airports. If you have a smaller consignment, you may want to collect the goods yourself from the airport, however, we suggest you allow us to assist with customs clearance.
If you'd like door-to-door service, please let us know. We're happy to arrange the service that best suits your needs.
Although we can give you an estimate of the cost of sending your goods by air freight, the final accurate price is frequently not known until it has been collected and weighed. This is because airlines charge either on the final volumetric weight or space - whichever is greater. Once your goods have been packed, they'll be forwarded on to the airport for onward consolidation, measurement and weighing.
Loading on to the aircraft
The next step for your belongings is to ensure compliance with current air freight security measures. They'll either be placed in an X-Ray machine or a decompression chamber prior to being prepared for loading. The decompression chamber is a necessary step, and should cause no wear and tear to your belongings.
Your items will be containerised into an air igloo (see photo above) or loaded and netted onto giant pallets. Your belongings are then forwarded to the airlines or their handling agent.
At this stage, export documents and necessary customs formalities will be completed and a customs examination may need to be carried out. When your goods are sent, we will be given unique air waybill numbers so your goods can be tracked throughout their journey.
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Britannia Bradshaw can help your move go smoothly. Contact us for a free, no obligation quote, or by calling 0161 877 5555 (Manchester) or 0121 504 0966 (Birmingham & Coventry) and speak with one of our removals specialists.
How are our appointments carried out
In the current times you might prefer that we don't visit your house in person to carry out a survey. This is fully understandable and we can just as easily undertake the survey by video call, using whatever method you're comfortable with, usually FaceTime or WhatsApp.
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Very hard working and friendly. Used based on recommendations from friends and reasonable price.
Comments regarding your initial enquiry - It was nice that I could send videos to you rather than have someone visit my home. From my point of view, it meant that I could quickly get a few quotes off different companies without having to show everyone around.David GoleyManchester
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Thank you so much for the service, the men were fantastic and I was so glad I chose you! Very efficient and helpful, thank you. Regards, AshleyAshley RBirmingham
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The crew was friendly and helpful and just got on with the job. Used the company because it was a familiar name. Comments regarding your initial enquiry - It was handled in a friendly and professional way.Chris EvansManchester
All went very smoothly
Just wanted to say the guys were great yesterday moving my mother’s possessions. All went very smoothly from when we first approached you to the end of the move.Helen DitchfieldBirmingham
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