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Shipping to Australia

Need to ship your goods to Australia from the UK? You’ve come to the right place.

We provide a professional shipping service to Australia at highly competitive rates. Our online tracking system ensures that your goods arrive at their destination safely, so you have peace of mind from the moment you start packing.

We understand that moving can be stressful, so we try to make it as easy as possible – we supply you with free packaging materials for your belongings, or you can use our professional packing service to ensure your goods are packed safely and securely.

Get free delivery and collection within London’s M25 area when you ship your items to any Australian destination.


Why ship with us?




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Shipping documents

Below is a list of all the documents and guidelines you need to make sure your goods arrive safely in Australia. Please note: We will need a copy of the goods owner’s passport and visa (if applicable) to help customs clearance.

Standard forms

Whether your belongings will make their way home by sea or by air, you’ll need these documents.

Document Description
1st Contact cartons Our range of export cartons
Collection instructions Collection procedure for all consignments
Shipping instructions To be completed for all consignments to Australia
Prohibited items Please read carefully
Customs inventory To be completed for all consignments
Example of a completed customs inventory Example of a completed customs inventory
Terms and conditions Full conditions of standard liability protection
A guide to importing personal and household effects into Australia Please read this document carefully
Customs form for Australia Customs form
Sample customs form Example of a completed customs form
Alcohol and tobacco/new goods declaration for Australia To be completed for all consignments containing alcohol or tobacco
Sample alcohol and tobacco/new goods declaration for Australia Example of a completed declaration
Owner packed goods insurance proposal form  To be completed if you wish to protect your goods
Owner packed transit insurance summary Summary of conditions of marine transit insurance
Professionally packed transit insurance summary Summary of conditions of marine transit insurance

Shipping to Australia by air

If your goods will be flown to a destination Down Under, please fill in the airfreight security forms.

Document Description
Airfreight security forms To be completed for all consignments to Australia

Shipping to Australia by sea

Excess baggage shipped to Australia by sea will require two additional forms.

Document Description
Removal tips Tips for moving day
Personal checklist Your personal checklist

Double Discount Deal

Use our tax refunds service
to claim your tax refund

and get 10% off your shipping fees when you use our
shipping service
to send your excess baggage home.

South Africa

Cape Town

Regent Square
Doncaster Road
Kenilworth 7708 +27 (0) 21 657 2120


25 Richefond Circle
Umhlanga 4320 +27 (0) 31 536 8843

United Kingdom


One Croydon
12-16 Addiscombe Road
Croydon CR0 0XT +44 (0) 20 7759 7514



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South Yarra
VIC 3141 +613 (0) 8651 4500

Sable International is a trading name of 1st Contact Money Limited (company number 07070528), registered in England and Wales. We are authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority in the UK (FCA no. 517570), the Financial Services Conduct Authority in South Africa (1st Contact Money [PTY] Ltd - FSP no. 41900) and hold an Australian Financial Services License issued by ASIC to deal in foreign exchange (1st Contact Group - AFS License number 335 126).

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