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Packing & Shipping

Everything you need to know about packing and shipping your household to Australia. Includes information on international moving quotes, Australian Quarantine, tips and advice on what to pack and what not to pack.

Expat Living Abroad | Moving Overseas | Sydney Moving Guide | Here is a short list of items not to pack and a list of items that you need to make sure are extra, special clean.

Why Moving to Australia is Different Than Other International Relocations

The main reason moving to Australia is different is the strict quarantine policy. Australia has a strict policy to protect its unique flora and fauna...
How to Check if Your International Relocation Company is Legit

How to Check if Your International Relocation Company is Legit

Finding an International Moving Company You Can Trust with Your Move to AustraliaAlmost everyone is familiar with online review sites like Yelp or Tripadvisor....
What NOT to Pack When Moving to Sydney

What NOT to Pack When Moving to Sydney

Are you moving to Sydney? We moved from Seattle to Sydney in 2008 and packed way too much! Please learn from our mistakes. Tips for moving to Australia.
Expat Living Abroad | Moving Overseas | Sydney Moving Guide | There are 3 Things You Need to Know BEFORE You Ship Anything to Australia.

Three Things You Need to Know Before You Ship Your Belongings to Australia

This is a sponsored guest post, even so I think it's is very relative to anyone who is thinking of shipping anything to Australia....
A Need-to-Know Guide to Australian Customs

A Need-to-Know Guide to Australian Customs

If you are planning to ship parcels to Australia it is your responsibility to understand the current Australian Customs regulations.There are several things to...
Expat Living Abroad | Moving Overseas | Sydney Moving Guide Are you getting rid of your KitchenAid or Cuisinart instead of shipping them to Australia?

Should You Ship Your KitchenAid Mixer to Australia from the US?

Are you moving to Australia from the US? Are you considering getting rid of your small kitchen appliances instead of shipping them to Australia? This week's...
Moving to Australia Tips | Expat Living Abroad | Moving Overseas | Sydney Moving Guide When shipping plant-based homewares to Australia, you may have to treat them prior to shipping.

Can You Import Wicker and Wood Homewares to Australia?

This week's Mailbox Monday post is about what you can and cannot import into Australia.Laura has searched all over about shipping her wicker and...
Moving to Australia Tips | Expat Living Abroad | Moving Overseas | Sydney Moving Guide Did you know that Australian Quarantine is one of the strictest in the world?

31 Questions You Need to Ask Your International Movers

Choosing an International Shipping Company That is Not Qualified or Does Not Have Experience with Australian Relocations Will Be a Costly Mistake You Cannot...
Moving to Australia Tips | Expat Living Abroad | Moving Overseas | Sydney Moving Guide What You Need to Know about Shipping Your Car to Australia

What You Need to Know about Shipping Your Car to Australia

Are you thinking of shipping your car to Australia? Today's Monday Mailbox post is from someone thinking of shipping their car to Australia.They didn't say...
Moving to Australia Tips | Expat Living Abroad | Moving Overseas | Sydney Moving Guide How Much Does It Cost to Ship Your Household to Australia?

How Much Does It Cost to Ship Your Household to Australia?

The cost of shipping a 3 bedroom house to Australia from all major international cities such as London, New York, Cape Town, Singapore, Vancouver and more.
What to Pack When You Move to Sydney

What to Pack When You Move to Sydney

It’s time to make some hard decisions about what is going with you when you move to Australia. Here are three things you need to think about before you start packing: what's going in your suitcase, being shipped and downsizing before you move.
Moving to Australia Tips | Expat Living Abroad | Moving Overseas | Sydney Moving Guide Are you packing up house and moving to Australia? Before you start setting up appointments for shipping quotes, read this short post. It's a fast, easy read and might save you money.

Three Things You Need to Know Before Getting Your International Moving Quote

Before you start thinking about what you are going to pack up and ship to Australia, READ THIS! It will make all the difference when getting a moving quote.
We Have Nothing to Declare

We Have Nothing to Declare

Before arriving in Australia, most expats have heard about Australia's strict regulations. With the lure of sunshine, lower cost of living and a lifestyle in the great outdoors, Australia wins hands down. It’s no surprise that 43,000 Brits fled Down Under in 2013, with Sydney being a popular spot for relocation.