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Shipping to Europe from the UK

Let 1st Contact Shipping help you make the move to Europe

If you need excess baggage or household contents shipped to a European country, we’re here to help. With our easy online quotes and secure tracking portal, you can rest assured that your belongings are in good hands.

We’ll help you pack your goods in the UK and unpack everything when your excess baggage reaches its destination. If you live in the M25 area in London, we’ll collect your shipment from your doorstep.

 

Why ship with us?

 

 

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Free packing
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Customs shipping guides

We’ll get your goods to Europe by air or sea, safely and on time. Please note: We will require a copy of the goods owner’s passport and visa (if applicable) to facilitate customs clearance.

Shipping documents

Please be sure to read the documents below carefully and complete every section, regardless of your chosen shipping method.

Document Description
1st Contact cartons Our range of export cartons
Collection instructions Collection procedure for all consignments
Baggage shipping instructions To be completed for all consignments to Europe
Terms and conditions Full conditions of standard liability protection
Customs inventory To be completed for all consignments
Sample customs inventory Example of a completed customs inventory
Owner packed transit insurance proposal 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 Europe by sea

Whether we take your goods across the North or Mediterranean Sea, we’ll need you to fill out a few forms.

Document Description
Marine transit insurance proposal To be completed if you wish to protect your goods
Marine transit insurance summary Summary of conditions of marine transit insurance

Shipping to Europe by air

If you’re planning to put your belongings on a jet plane, you’ll need to give us a few extra details.

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

Shipping to Europe by Road

We’ll have to cross the channel to get your goods to their destination by road, so please be sure to complete these forms.

Document Description
Marine transit insurance proposal To be completed if you wish to protect your goods
Marine transit insurance summary Summary of conditions of marine transit insurance

Helpful hints and tips

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

Durban

201 The Annex
Ridgeside Office Park
Umhlanga +27 (0) 31 536 8843

United Kingdom

London

Castlewood House
77/91 New Oxford Street
WC1A 1DG +44 (0) 20 7759 7514

Croydon

5-7 Selsdon Road
South Croydon
CR2 6PU +44 (0) 20 7759 7581

Australia

Melbourne

9 Yarra Street
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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