Top 11 International Removals Companies Based on the Facts

It’s often hard to know who is the best fit for your needs, and this choice is made even harder by the sheer number of international removal companies around.

Your first port of call is obviously the Internet.

But when you’re browsing through company site after company site, it’s hard to see the wood for the trees.

Therefore, it only seems right that the moving specialists break it down into simple terms.

Look below at our table of eleven leading international movers so that you can see who does what.

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These eleven companies – PSS, John Mason International, Anglo Pacific, Moving Home Company, Eagle Relocations, Excess International, Pearsons, Gerson, Abels, Britannia and White and Co all offer:

  • international shipping (air, sea, freight)
  • customs guides and documentation
  • insurance
  • overseas export wrapping
  • excess baggage
  • handyman services
  • move manager

If you wanna know what makes them special based on value for money, services, reputation and how they go that extra mile, look below.

PSS
Anglo Pacific
Moving Home Company
Eagle Relocations
Excess International
John Mason International
Pearsons
Gerson
Abels
Britannia
White and Co

PSS

Based in: Croydon

Partners in:

  •         Currency exchange
  •         Overseas banking
  •         Working holiday
  •         Health and travel insurance
  •         Flights
  •         Pet shipping
  •         Expat protection and migration cover
  •         Jobs abroad

What makes them different:

  •         36 years’ experience
  •         Excess baggage
  •         Free home video survey
  •         Free estimates
  •         Furniture shipping
  •         Carried out 4,536 moves last year

Credentials:

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John Mason International

Based in: Liverpool and London

What makes them different:

  •         The company was founded in 1884 by Mrs Mary Mason in Wavertree, a township then on the outskirts of Liverpool
  •         Free Australian visa assessment
  •         Free New Zealand visa assessment
  •         Currency exchange
  •         Departure services
  •         Move management
  •         Destination services
  •         Migration services
  •         Trade shipping services
  •         Boat storage
  •         Caravan storage
  •         Motorbike storage
  •         Self storage
  •         Moving checklist
  •         Moving guide
  •         Country customs guides
  •         Guide to moving down under
  •         Free home video survey
  •         Free estimates

Credentials:

    

Anglo Pacific

Based in: London

What makes them different:

  •         Shipping household & personal effects around the world since 1978
  •         Theatrical removals
  •         Exhibitions forwarding
  •         Trade shipping
  •         Personal effects shipping (such as clothing and jewellery etc)
  •         During that time, they’ve delivered more than half a million consignments of personal & household effects worldwide
  •         Random site visits are carried out by our quality control personnel to ensure our standards are constantly maintained.

Credentials:

    

Moving Home Company

Based in: London

What makes them different:

  •         Over 30 years’ experience in international removals
  •         Offers regular relocation shipments to numerous destinations overseas
  •         Removers transit and storage insurance (policy features include: cover Europe-wide, archive storage is included and covers reconstitution expenses, new-for-old cover is available (not applicable to liability policies), terrorism cover is available, errors & omissions extension as standard, cover for worldwide liabilities as shipper and packer is included
  •         Marine insurance (benefits include complete flexibility on the excess (deductible), multi-currency facilities, high policy & consignment limits, excess baggage risks, cover at destination)
  •         3 shipping option: FCL (full container load), LCL (less container load) and airfreight
  •         They offer a move consultant to guide you through your move from start to finish
  •         Seven steps moving abroad guide
  •         Environmental Policy

Eagle Relocations                        

Based in: Watford

What makes them different:

  •         A family firm for over 50 years
  •         Assistance in warehousing, distribution, pick and pack, airfreight, sea freight or customs clearance
  •         Concierge services / shopping
  •         Overseas insurance
  •         Moving checklist
  •         Experts in the fields of logistics
  •         Operate a separate division to handle commercial cargo
  •         Give you an inventory of all your goods for your records
  •         Chosen as the BAR Overseas Mover of the Year 2018 Finalists

Credentials:

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Excess International

Based in: London

What makes them different:

  •         Custom forms
  •         Insurance
  •         International storage
  •         Tracking and regular updates of shipments location
  •         Collection and delivery of items
  •         Unpacking of belongings at your destination address

Credentials:

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Pearsons

Based in: Warwickshire and Cleveland

What makes them different:

  •         Over 100 years move management history
  •         Over 25,000 successful moves carried out across every continent
  •         Dissembling service
  •         Unpacking and reassembling at destination
  •         Storage in transit (SIT)
  •         Additional insurance
  •         International relocation network
  •         No detail is too small – everything is guaranteed to be taken care of
  •         Obtains permits
  •         Marine insurance
  •         Quotes approved to the highest international move standard

Credentials

www.harmonyrelo.com

 Gerson Relocation

Based in: Hertfordshire (Head Office) and Northants

What makes them different:

  •         Global mobility programme services
  •         Visa and immigration coordination
  •         Area orientation
  •         Airport collection
  •         Services accommodation
  •         Temporary accommodation
  •         Home search – rental
  •         School search
  •         Settling in
  •         Cultural training
  •         Expense management
  •         Language training
  •         Partner support
  •         Tenancy management
  •         Lease renewal
  •         Departure services
  •         Advisory support
  •         Immigration coordination
  •         Destination services
  •         Digital solutions (digital relocation tool suite lets you manage storage inventories, finances and budgets and even the specific task you’ve given to your assignees)
  •         Move management
  •         Group move solutions
  •         Pre-move virtual survey
  •         Graduate programmes
  •         Local area guides

Credentials:

www.harmonyrelo.com

Abels Moving Services Ltd

Based in: Cambridge, London, Daventry, Thetford (Head office),

What makes them different:

  •         60 years in business
  •         Own managed and operated fleet of soft ride removal trucks
  •         Run their own full time employed packing crews
  •         Purpose built house for training purposes
  •         All staff regularly DBS security checked
  •         All staff go through packing courses
  •         All packing teams return for yearly training to hone skills
  •         All crews are trained on customer care
  •         Holds Investors in People award for its training
  •         Highest quality recycled packing materials
  •         Relocation services
  •         House cleaning
  •         Furniture repair and restoration
  •         Piano handling, packing, transport, storage and shipping
  •         Charity donation of unwanted furniture and possessions
  •         Dedicated office move manager coordination removal
  •         Vehicle storage, transport and shipping
  •         European moving using own fleet and crews
  •         24-7 contact
  •         Holding FIDI-FAIM-Plus accreditation as audited by Ernst & Young
  •         Global network of audited partner companies
  •         Member of Harmony Relocation Network
  •         Full turn key move management
  •         Pet relocation
  •         Guidance on moving pets abroad
  •         Guides on moving back to the UK
  •         Financial guarantee
  •         Corporate guide to expatriate employment
  •         Transferring money overseas

Abels was also the first removals firm to gain a Royal Warrant. The crest next to the Abels logo at the top of the page signifies that Abels has a Royal Warrant and operates By Appointment to Her Majesty the Queen for Removals and Storage services.

Credentials:

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Britannia

Based in: Redhill

Partners in:

  •         Corporate Relocation
  •         Cleaning Services

What makes them different:

  •         Country Information
  •         Emigration Blog
  •         Moving Tips

Credentials:

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White and Co

Based in: Southampton

What makes them different:

  •         Providing European Removal since 1871
  •         Over 30 vehicles travelling to Europe each week
  •         Has over 19 branches that cover all major European destinations
  •         Part of an international removals network – Giving access to the national and global resources to move you to any country worldwide
  •         Two months’ free storage
  •         Storage at destination
  •         UK storage prior to an overseas move
  •         Fabric and upholstery cleaning services
  •         Marine insurance
  •         Full financial protection for pre-payments through the overseas group of the British Association of Removers
  •         Environmental Policy

Credentials:

 

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