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Checking if your chosen companies are certified international movers or hold memberships of professional associations or other independent accreditations is a great way to check if they are reputable. This helps you gain peace of mind knowing that you're reducing the risk of losing everything to a rogue trader.
So you’ve picked your companies to get a quote from, you’ve had the Move Consultants round and showed them everything you want to move and now you’ve probably got at least 3 very different looking quotations in front of you – how do you choose?
If you're at the stage of getting quotes from international removals companies then here are some important questions to ask potential shippers. This list of questions isn't exhaustive, but it should at least start some valuable conversations that will help you gain a comprehensive understanding of the service being offered and the company providing it.
Check if they are FIDI FAIM certified. FIDI FAIM is the only...
One of the most common questions about international removals is "how much will my international removal cost?" The answer is not as simple as it may seem.
In this article we will explain how international removal costs are calculated, why the cost between different removal companies can vary and share some tips to keep your costs as low as possible.
The costs of International Removals are made up of 3 elements:
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.
Most international removals companies will offer a range of container shipping options for moving goods overseas. The best method for you will vary according to:
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.
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.
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, when...
Are you about to move abroad?
Wherever you're going it's almost certain that you'll need the help of a good international removal company when it comes to getting your stuff safely from one country to the next. If this is your first time moving to another country and you're looking for some extra help then here are 10 things about international removal companies that you need to know...