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INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING TO AUSTRALIA

With it's warmer climate, outdoor lifestyle and incredible nature it's no wonder so many of our customers each year choose to move to Australia.  Bournes provides a range of services for international removals to Australia to suit your budget and schedule. All provided with personal service and expert guidance, every step of the way. 

How much do international removals to Australia cost?

Our quotes are tailored to your individual needs, so to get your personal fixed price quote click hereBelow you'll find a guide to our services and pricing for International Removals to Australia. 

We offer three different types of international shipping by sea as well as an airfreight service if you want a few items quickly. 

sole use shipping container to australia

SOLE USE

FULL CONTAINER SHIPPING


person icon  Just your items 

clock icon  8-10 weeks door to door

house icon  20ft container suits average 3 bed house, 40ft container suits larger homes or shipments including a vehicle. 

green tick Packing Service

green tick Customs Clearance*

green tick Documentation Assistance

green tick Comprehensive Insurance available


20ft container from £3,980

40ft container from £6,700

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PREMIUM PART CONTAINER SHIPPING to australia

SHARED USE

PREMIUM PART CONTAINER SHIPPING


person icon  Your items secured within your own wooden crate, loaded in a shared container.

clock icon  8-10 weeks door to door

house icon  Suits smaller homes or moves where you're only taking the essentials

green tick Packing Service

green tick Customs Clearance*

green tick Documentation Assistance

green tick Comprehensive Insurance available


PRICES ON APPLICATION 

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economy part container

SHARED USE

ECONOMY PART CONTAINER SHIPPING


person icon  Your items individually labelled and inventoried, loaded within a shared container.

clock icon  12-16 weeks door to door

house icon  Suits smaller homes or moves where you're only taking the essentials

green tick Packing Service

green tick Customs Clearance*

green tick Documentation Assistance

green tick Comprehensive Insurance available


1/4 container from £1,180

1/2 container from £2,285

(A container is roughly the size of an average single garage)

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NOTES:* customs clearance does not include any duties or taxes for goods that do not meet exemption criteria. It also excludes any charges relating to biosecurity inspections or associated costs for treatment. Your dedicated move coordinator will advise during the move planning stages and guide you through completing the required paperwork. 

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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT SHIPPING TO AUSTRALIA

How big is a shipping container?

For sole use we offer a number of different container sizes.

  • 20ft Container - approx. 8ft wide x 8ft 6in high and 20ft long. Holds approx. 1050 cubic feet of furniture and personal effects.
  • 40ft Container - approx 8ft wide x 8ft 6in high and 40' long. Holds approx. 2100 cubic feet of furniture and effects. 
  • 40ft High Cube Container - approx 8ft wide x 9ft ft 6in high and 40' long. Holds approx. 2500 cubic feet of furniture and effects. 

As a guide, a 20ft container is roughly the size of the standard single garage. 

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Where do Bournes provide shipping services to?

We serve towns, cities and even tiny rural communities all over Australia so whether you're moving to Sydney, Perth, Melbourne, Adelaide, Brisbane, Townsville, Alice Springs, Darwin or anywhere in between, we can help! 

Any other tips for moving to Australia?

When you move with Bournes we'll guide you through the whole removals process, from knowing what the Australian Department for Agriculture and Water Resources allows you to take with you and what items might be of concern to them (like making sure to clean mud off all your shoes!) to helping you fill in all the forms you need for duty free import.

We also know there are lots more things you'll be trying to organise when packing up your whole life to move it down under, so check out our international moving blog for lots more useful advice, guidance, tools and checklists - and do let us know if there is anything more we can help with!