International Moving Checklist

By Bournes International Moves - July 30, 2020
International Moving Checklist

Moving house is a juggling act at the best of times, even more so when you're moving abroad. So we've created this international moving checklist to help you start planning for your overseas move. 

download the international moving checklist

what to do before moving overseas

As early as possible

  • Establish a timetable for the move. If you’re moving for a job consider when theworking partner has to arrive, and when the rest of the family will follow.
  • Decide what to do with...
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International Removals Certification FIDI FAIMPLUS Renewed by Bournes

By Bournes International Moves - March 3, 2020
International Removals Certification FIDI FAIMPLUS Renewed by Bournes

We're delighted to share that Bournes has successfully renewed its certification to the FIDI FAIMPLUS quality standard.

FAIM is the only quality accreditation designed specifically for the removals industry.

To become accredited by FIDI an international removals company must achieve over 200 quality requirements. Together these requirements mean that customers receive a seamless quality service wherever in the world they are moving.

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Bournes Wins Best BAR Overseas Mover of the Year Award 2019

By Bournes International Moves - June 7, 2019
Bournes Wins Best BAR Overseas Mover of the Year Award 2019

Bournes International Moves has won the 2019 'Overseas Mover of the Year' award. This accolade is granted to the best overseas removals company with the best customer experience. We're proud, elated and humbled with the win.

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Which Certifications Should My International Moving Company Have?

By Bournes International Moves - October 2, 2017
Which Certifications Should My International Moving Company Have?

Certifications, memberships of professional associations or other independent accreditations are a great way to check if your chosen International Removal company is reputable. This helps you gain peace of mind knowing that you're reducing the risk of losing everything to a rogue trader.

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Why should I use a FIDI FAIM company for international removals?

By Bournes International Moves - March 27, 2017
Why should I use a FIDI FAIM company for international removals?

FIDI FAIM certification means your international removals company is fully qualified, licensed and independently pre-vetted for overseas moving giving you peace of mind you're chosing a reputable mover. 

Moving abroad is one of the biggest and most daunting experiences a person can go through; you’re not just moving your household items from one part of the same country to another, but moving your entire life to another place that’s probably completely out of your comfort zone. That’s why,...

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Why you should use a BAR Overseas removal company

By Bournes International Moves - August 24, 2015
Why you should use a BAR Overseas removal company

BAR Overseas members are certified and annually inspected to strict standards to ensure they are qualified and experienced in international moving, giving you peace of mind you're choosing a reputable mover and that your advance payment is protected. 

With so much choice out there when it comes to international removals it can be hard to try and narrow down your choice of mover to a reputable, qualified company that ticks all of your boxes - especially when time and money are of the essence....

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Decluttering before an international move: how to get it right

By Bournes International Moves - November 20, 2014
Decluttering before an international move: how to get it right

Decluttering not only makes packing and preparing for a move easier, but it can also help reduce your costs, raise some extra funds and helps means a new start in a new home nice and junk free! If you're wondering how to get it right, then here are our top tips for decluttering before an international move...

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8 Top International Removals Frequently Asked Questions and Answers

By Bournes International Moves - November 11, 2014
8 Top International Removals Frequently Asked Questions and Answers

Here are some of the top international removals frequently asked questions

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