What hidden costs should you consider before moving abroad?

Relocating overseas means expenses like sea freighting valuables. However, there are costs people don't consider before moving abroad - we cover them here.

What I’ve learnt upon moving back to Sydney after a year away

The plane wheels touched down, I cleared customs and then I could feel reality setting in. I could feel the beads of sweat. I was back in Sydney and the February humidity hit me like a sticky tidal wave before I’d even left the airport. After an emotional reunion with my family at arrivals, [...]

April 17th, 2019|Moving News|

I had exceptional service

We moved from Melbourne to Singapore from a 3 bedroom house and before i chose OSS , did lots of research, i was highly impressed by the initial quote and visit and didn't regret it. Price was competitive and no compromise to the service. My container arrived on same date as was given and [...]

December 27th, 2018|Moving Reviews|

Professional service, makes moving much less stressful.

I recently used OSS Worldwide movers to move all my furniture from my 2 bedroom apartment in Brisbane, Australia to Vancouver, Canada. The process was very smooth and surprisingly quick. All of my furniture was packed really thoroughly and is in the same condition as it left. I’m really happy with the service, the [...]

December 21st, 2018|Moving Reviews|

Fantastic service. Very fast and efficient.

We recently moved from NSW to Poland. OSS packed a 20ft sole use container for us with approximately 18m3. The two packing guys arrived onsite on time and ready to go. They packed 71 boxes in four hours. Everything was packed extremely well in solid boxes and well inventoried. Upon arrival in Poland there [...]

December 19th, 2018|Moving Reviews|

Very professional, friendly and pain free service

We had a 40ft container coming from overseas. Had a chat with Chris, the director, late Friday afternoon and an email arrived shortly after our conversation, it contained all we needed to do. we followed the instructions and everything else was done by their team - Very professional, friendly and pain free service- Highly [...]

December 13th, 2018|Moving Reviews|

OSS World Wide Movers are Awesome!

My wife and I couldn't be happier with the recent shipping of our goods. We have used other 'big name' companies in the past, and have been sadly disappointed. However, from the very start OSS have been excellent, corresponding regularly to keep us up to date, and their service has always been friendly, professional [...]

December 13th, 2018|Moving Reviews|

Quality Service from OSS

Our move from our apartment in Auckland to Mackay was seamless and stressfree - largely due to the excellent service we received from OSS Brisbane. Their initial quotation was highly competitive and everyone we dealt with was friendly and professional. Our goods arrived in perfect condition within the time frame we had been given. [...]

November 23rd, 2018|Moving Reviews|

Professional Moving Services

We moved to Australia from Colorado USA after living in our home for over 25 years. OSS packers in Canberra treated our belongings as they would their own. As it became apparent some goods were damaged during transit, OSS employees and consultants treated us with compassion and supported efforts to file the proper paperwork. [...]

November 14th, 2018|Moving Reviews|

Excellent service from all at OSS

Personal belongings are being moved to the UK. Everyone we had dealings with at OSS Brisbane had a friendly and professional manner which made the whole process a lot easier than initially expected. They are a pleasure to deal with and we would certainly recommend this company. This Review was posted on the OSS [...]

November 12th, 2018|Moving Reviews|

Great service

I needed to move a one bedroom house lot of furniture from Brisbane to Auckland. From the get go OSS were very helpful, very knowledgeable and pleasant to work with. I would definitely recommend them. This Review was posted on the OSS Product reviews Page by Vicki

November 12th, 2018|Moving Reviews|

Excellent service throughout

We moved from Melbourne to the UK in a 40ft container plus our car. OSS World Wide Movers were fantastic throughout the whole process; they gave a competitive quote at the start and kept us fully informed along the way. The packers were quick and efficient and Fox Movers equally good the other end. [...]

October 25th, 2018|Moving Reviews|

Best ever

We moved our furniture and car from Australia. We found the office and packing team in Melbourne to be very professional. The team on this end was equally efficient. Altogether a very positive experience. This Review was posted on the OSS Product reviews Page by Margaret

October 22nd, 2018|Moving Reviews|

The Challenges You’ll 100% Face If You Leave The Nest & Start Fresh Overseas

I wholeheartedly believe that one of the driving factors behind people moving overseas is so that they can finally walk down to the shops in their underwear without bumping into a single familiar face. I’d like to believe this is why people move overseas, as it was 100% my main motivation. Complete transparency though, [...]

October 19th, 2018|Moving News|

The best countries to live and work in – and to boost your salary

Moving overseas boosts the average worker's income by $US21,000, with the best-paid staff found in Switzerland, the US and Hong Kong. That's the conclusion in a survey showing that 45 per cent of expats said their existing job paid more internationally and 28 per cent changed locations for a promotion. In Switzerland, famous for [...]

October 18th, 2018|Moving News|

Excellent service, communication and went the extra mile

Would whole heartedly recommend Oss world wide movers they have been 100% amazing with excellent communication throughout the moving process. We moved from melbourne-wellington all up took 4 weeks door to door. We had 40ft container included in the container was our car. Their partners in wellington Transworld international movers were just as amazing [...]

October 12th, 2018|Moving Reviews|