International Movers Hertfordshire

Covering Hertfordshire, Essex and London, The Moving Overseas Company specialises in all aspects of International moving. Our dedicated team of removal experts have many years of experience in providing International Removals and can make your home or business move much simpler than you may have first anticipated. Over the years we have had the pleasure of moving many customers, many of who have moved with us several times.

As a company we constantly strive to exceed our customer’s expectations by offering a flexible overseas removals service. Whether you are moving to another country in the EU or to the other side of the world, we can tailor our services to create the right removal solution for you. All of our staff are fully trained and highly professional, so whatever the size of your shipment, you can be sure that it will be undertaken with care and consideration. As soon as you make contact with us you will be assigned an International Move Co-ordinator who will develop with you a relocation strategy that's appropriate for your requirements, discuss with you the various moving methods available to you, logistically manage all aspects of your global relocation and offer assistance and advice along the way. We will keep you updated on the position of your shipment throughout the procedure and if you have any concerns or inquiries you Move Co-ordinator is your immediate contact and there to help you every step of the way.

We have contracts with all the major shipping companies and through our extensive network we can offer you a choice of sailing days and routing options. We also provide other alternatives if needed and offer a full door to door, one stop international removals service. We only use the best international shippers and all of our shipping agents have been audited using our own criteria, based on years of experience so that we can ensure that the same quality standards are in place for your overseas removal from start to finish. Because each move is unique we are not obliged to use one particular company, this means we can select the most appropriate agent for each customer.

International Removals Herts

Packed by hand, only for you. Our exceptional impact proof packaging methods are made to guarantee the most security and safety for the international transfer of your possessions. We also provide individual pallets for every client. Our special packaging methods have been authorised and vetted by our insurers and are shown to significantly decrease the dangers of damage in international removals. Our packaging systems significantly surpass market standards and supply, undoubtedly, the safest way of transport household items abroad in comparison with conventional international removal companies.

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What to keep in mind when hiring an International Movers

Moving house is often a demanding time, and if you are moving to another country, the pressure is often even greater. You are able to make the task of moving to another country smoother and less stressful by selecting the best moving company. Our advice is compiled so that you can make the correct choice.

Getting yourself ready for your move

The sooner you speak with a removal company, the more prepared you should be. Moving to another country can prompt a number of questions and unforeseen challenges can often crop up. Dealing with a relocation company right away can avoid trouble down the road. A good example of this is that some items in your home may not be permitted to travel to the part of the world you will be transferring to. Your mover could help you decide what to take with you and which belongings to leave behind. An expert removal business will also know about the rules in each country and will make suggestions accordingly. Remember, they help families and firms move internationally many times a week and it really can make a significant difference to utilise their expertise. Your Overseas Remover should certainly do everything possible to make certain your possessions arrive when you want, as timing is essential. Make sure your mover goes over with you the best and most economical method of transit for your things whether this is by sea, air, road, or even a combination of each of these. When your overseas removal company is familiar with the methods and timelines to which you would like your belongings transported, they will then have the information they need to inform you of how much it will all cost and give you an estimate of the expected time of arrival at your new house. Most good worldwide moving companies will give you a Move Co-ordination so you will have a single point of contact and can tell you your options at every step of the process. Your removals company should tell you if there are any widespread delays at the country you are moving to, and take all precautions to keep them to a minimum.

Getting the packing right

Making sure that you make the best use of space and ensuring your possessions are effectively protected is a highly skilled process. Your remover should have the skills and materials to do a professional and thorough job. When you are moving to another country, your personalised items are generally packed in a shipping container for the journey. The fee for your move will be worked out on the volume of space you use, which means a poorly-packed container can use too much space and money which is going to increase the chance of your precious possessions being ruined during the long transit to your destination country. Once you have discussed with your removals business which goods to take, and what things to leave behind, your moving company will prepare to 'export pack' your things ready for transit. A good removal service should ensure all packages and cartons are listed. This enables them to be counted on the container and counted off at the new destination. Your possessions will probably be loaded at your residence and moved directly to the ship if you use the full container. Your items might have to go back to the warehouse for loading as a 'part load' for those who have fewer items.


Quite often it's a good idea to send a few items by air to arrive before the longer sea shipment. Airfreight is expensive and is normally on the basis of the weight along with the volume of your items. Nonetheless, a few items for example office equipment, child's clothes or anything you use day to day, may best be delivered by air should you not want to be without them for a long period. Even by air it usually takes items a couple of days to arrive at the other end, therefore it is normally not advisable to send anything by air that you could need quickly on arrival.


Your overseas removal team will pay the transport costs to the shipping line and therefore will ask you to settle your account balance prior to the goods being collected. This advance payment policy is usually standard practice throughout the overseas removal sector. As soon as you arrive at your destination

Your overseas removals company will appoint a 'Destination Partner' to look after your items as soon as they arrive. The Destination Partner will set up customs clearance and deliver your possessions to your new home. They can usually set up temporary storage when necessary.

Insurance and extended liability

While your overseas relocation company will take great care to protect your property during a move, there can be challenges connected with moving to another country, a number of these risks will be outside of the control of the removals company, and appropriate insurance cover is highly recommended. A good removals company will offer you insurance protection and an even better one will provide extended liability (sometimes for an additional cost). Be certain that you're informed about exactly which service you are being offered and the insurance cover that it provides. Typically you will want to cover your belongings against all risks of physical loss and breakage in transit.