Overseas removals

Britannia Bradshaw has been moving people around the globe since 1884, and no location is too exotic or difficult for our experienced professionals. We have the experience and knowledge to ensure your overseas removal is performed professionally and goes smoothly.

It doesn't matter how big or small your international move is - we can arrange for the transport for just a few items all the way through to multiple containers, cars, etc.

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Shipping container sizes

Below are the sizes and dimensions of the most commonly used containers to ship household goods and personal effects.

The cubic capacity stated is the maximum. When loading household goods and personal effects allow for a 10% reduction in capacity.

Container size Length mm Width mm Height mm Capacity in cubic metres
20' General Purpose 5893 2337 2388 32.9
40' General Purpose 12014 2337 2388 67
40' High Cube 12014 2337 2667 75.8
45' High Cube 13556 2352 2698 86

 

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Overseas removals transit times

The transit times listed below are typical, however, shipping lines do alter schedules from time to time without prior notice. It is worth noting that transit times can be impacted by economic fluctuations and adverse weather conditions.

For most ports there are several weekly sailings and the transit times and costs will vary. Times shown are door-to-door.

Destination Shared container Sole use container
Australia 10 - 12 weeks 7 - 9 weeks
Canada - East coast 6 - 9 weeks 4 - 5 weeks
Canada - West coast 10 - 12 weeks 5 - 7 weeks
Far East 8 -10 weeks 5 - 6 weeks
Mediterranean 6 - 9 weeks 3 - 5 weeks
New Zealand 10 - 12 weeks 7 - 9 weeks
South Africa - Cape Town, Durban 9 - 13 weeks 5 - 7 weeks
South Africa - Johannesburg 9 - 13 weeks 5 - 7 weeks
Canary Islands 8 - 12 weeks 4 - 5 weeks
Dubai & UAE 7 -11 weeks 4 - 6 weeks
USA - East coast and Florida 8 - 12 weeks 4 - 6 weeks
USA - West coast - San Francisco/Los Angeles 9 - 13 weeks 5 - 7 weeks

 

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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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Efficient, friendly and did a very good job

Why did you choose to get a quote from us and where did you get our contact details?
I wanted a reputable company. I googled it

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10/10

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10/10

Why did you choose to move/store with us?
Your reputation

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10/10

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They were efficient , friendly and did a very good job

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10/10

How can we improve our service?
Don’t think you can. I got an excellent service!

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10/10

Ann Woodier

Fast, easy and hassle free move

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Great reviews online

How would you rate the way we dealt with your initial enquiry?
10/10

How would you rate the survey that we carried out?
10/10

Why did you choose to move/store with us?
Parents down sized property

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10/10

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Brilliant

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10/10

How can we improve our service?
N/a

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10/10

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Fast, easy and hassle free move

Jasmine Ivancevic

Lynne was particularly reassuring, friendly and helpful.

Why did you choose to get a quote from us and where did you get our contact details?
Britannia Lanes had moved us from Cornwall to Cheshire and it was a trusted brand so chose Britannia Bradshaws to move us back.

How would you rate the way we dealt with your initial enquiry?
10/10

How would you rate the survey that we carried out?
10/10

Why did you choose to move/store with us?
See above

How would you rate your move team?
10/10

Would you like to tell us anything about your move team?
See previous feedback provided

How would you rate our communication?
10/10

How can we improve our service?
Doesn't need improving.

How likely are you to recommend us to your friends / family?
10/10

Is there anything else you would like to tell us about your move?
Lynne was particularly reassuring, friendly and helpful.

Sally Peel

Very friendly and careful with our possessions

Why did you choose to get a quote from us and where did you get our contact details?
Insurance company

How would you rate the way we dealt with your initial enquiry?
10/10

How would you rate the survey that we carried out?
10/10

Why did you choose to move/store with us?
Recommended

How would you rate your move team?
10/10

Would you like to tell us anything about your move team?
Jamie, Bart, Rhys & Ben were very friendly and careful with our possessions, very highly recommended team.

How would you rate our communication?
10/10

How can we improve our service?
Nothing to improve, all good.

How likely are you to recommend us to your friends / family?
10/10

Is there anything else you would like to tell us about your move?
Everything on time and to plan.

Anthony Worthington

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