How do I move my personal belongings when moving to Wales?
Let professional movers like OSS World Wide Movers take charge of the removal process when moving to Wales. We have the experience and expertise that makes moving easy!
OSS World Wide Movers can provide moving & relocation services to Wales or any location around the world.
Moving to Wales to live and work as an expat is a fantastic move for anyone looking for a slower pace of life. Some say it’s a ‘breath of fresh air’! The cost of living in Wales varies dependent upon the make up of the town. For example, if you are looking at moving to a university city, reasonably priced accommodation will be harder to find. Wales has some of the lowest living costs in the United Kingdom and most of the population enjoy a high standard of living.
Living costs in Wales do depend on your location, employment and circumstances. However, historically Wales has had lower costs on items such as accommodation, travel, food, entertainment, shopping and services. Property prices, council tax and basic expenses all generally fall below the UK average.
Wales is within easy reach of the excitement of Europe and for 40 years OSS World Wide Movers has been assisting individuals, business people, and Corporates relocate to Wales with the professional service and advice that comes from choosing a quality international moving specialist.
Choosing an international moving company will no doubt be one of the first and most important decisions you make in the relocation process. OSS World Wide Movers move thousands of Australians around the world every year. Being Australia’s only specialist international mover, OSS World Wide Movers can ensure a regularity of shipping to Wales that others cannot.
Coupled with the expertise and training of our staff, potential costly delays can be avoided. For your peace of mind and protection OSS World Wide Movers is a FIDI FAIM accredited company as well as being a member of the International Association of Movers (IAM).
Our network of FAIM/IAM accredited partners cover the whole of the UK. As an independent Company we can then choose the best and most suitable company to handle the clearance and delivery of your effects, for your situation. Our partners in Wales are well versed in all aspects of the requirements for importation of personal and household goods and are at the ready to meet your needs. This guarantees you a seamless, tailor made move right through to your new home on the other side of the world for not only your personal effects and vehicles, but your much loved pets as well.
Can I pack my own goods when I move to Wales?
It is recommended that you do not ship items to Wales which have been “owner packed” as they will attract stringent inspection by Customs on arrival. It is advisable to have your goods packed by your moving company to ensure the clearance process can be conducted with a minimum of fuss.
Can I move my pet to Wales?
It is recommended to send your pet through a registered pet transportation agent who will be able to contact all the relevant agencies in Wales. More information about relocating pets can be found in our moving links section of this website or speak to an OSS World Wide Move Consultant.
How much will it cost to ship my belongings to Wales?
The cost of your move will vary according to a range of factors; Freight type, if you container is personalised or shared, the nature of your items (ie. fragile, exotic etc).
Please submit an enquiry and/or request a quote to find out more information on what it will cost to ship your belongs to Wales.
How do I move my car to Wales?
Moving motor vehicles and motor bikes to Wales is possible provided Customs criteria are met.
This service is usually depot to depot, meaning the motor vehicle will be collected by you from our partners depot in Wales following customs clearance.
Customs may require evidence that the owner of the vehicle has lived abroad for 12 months or longer, so a copy of your passport with date stamp showing arrival in Wales, or copy of lease or rental agreement on in Wales would be sufficient.
Can I move my boat to Wales?
Moving a boat to Wales has similar requirements to moving a car to Wales when it comes to registration requirements and process.
Customs and Quarantine in Wales will have a special interest in the boat due to its exposure to marine life, however as Australia has a fairly clean marine environment, your boat should pass customs and quarantine without any problem.
How long will my move to Wales take?
Clearance of your move into Wales takes approximately 5 to 7 working days for an FCL (Full Container Load e.g. not a shared container), and 7 to 10 working days for a GRP (Groupage or shared container load) once the shipping container has been unloaded from the vessel.