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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Removal quote appointment booking service
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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All of them were excellent
…just wanted to drop you a quick email to say just how good the guys were who moved us from Lancaster to Chorley, Mike and Ryan on the first day and then also with Ben on the actual moving day. All of them were excellent and I feel it’s good for you to get good feedback instead of criticism.
Many thanks and God BlessRev Derek OldhamManchester
Excellent, hard working, efficient and friendly
On the first day Ade and two young men turned up, they were all excellent hard working, efficient and friendly. My wife and I were really impressed. On day two it was Ade again with a different young man, We thought the crew on day one were excellent and these two were even better. I have never seen anyone work as hard and efficiently as these two again Ade was his cheerful helpful self and his mate was equally so. Absolutely excellent, I would have no qualms whatsoever in recommending your company to anyone. Many thanks.John WassellBirmingham
Outstanding in their attitude & helpfulness
Andy, Mark & Noel were outstanding in their attitude & helpfulness. My youngest son, Charles Grimshaw, used your services & was pleased to recommend you!
Very pleased that you are collecting the boxes used in our move. Initial enquiry was professional & reassuring attitude.Tom GrimshawManchester
Very prompt, helpful and professional
Jay and Connor were very prompt, helpful and professional. Used the company because it is an established company with good reviews. Comments regarding your initial enquiry - Very professional and patient.Martin LiggettBirmingham
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