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Moving to the UK? We make it easy.
Wridgways Moving Services: Leading International Movers
Get a FREE quote for your move to the UK today. With history, culture and glorious countryside in abundance, it’s no wonder the UK is so popular. Moving to the UK presents a host of opportunities. It’s easy to expand your career, travel and explore the different countries of Europe. Whether you are looking at moving for the superb lifestyle, family, and/or career opportunities, Wridgways will ensure you and your precious belongings are delivered to England, Scotland, Ireland, in fact anywhere in UK safe and sound. We take away the hassle and stress out of moving overseas.
The UK remains one of our busiest international moving locations in the world; moving thousands of Australians to and from the UK each year! We have safely moved individuals and families household items around the world for nearly a century. Let us move you to the UK with complete peace of mind.
Wridgways Complete Moving Service to the UK
The prospect of living in a new country is exciting, but it can also be scary, especially when you don’t know where or how to start the international moving process. That’s where Wridgways come in – contact us before you start making moving arrangements and you will be surprised at how much of the process we can handle. We offer a comprehensive range of professional services to anyone moving overseas.
From the professional packing, to managing the secure transport of your household treasures, as well as insurance, customs and quarantine clearance, and even unpacking your cartons at the other end. We specialise in transporting not only your precious personal goods and vehicles but your much-loved pets too. We are happy to assist with the numerous other aspects you might face when moving overseas, like purchasing or renting a home; arranging passports and visa and immigration documentation; school search programs for the kids and more.
Secure Sea Freight and Air Freight Delivery from a Global Moving Company
Wridgways provide a complete door-to-door moving service via all the main ports to England, Scotland, Ireland, Wales, in fact anywhere in the UK! Part of the Santa Fe Group, spanning Asia, Europe, the Americas and the Middle East, Wridgways is part of a global network with 96 offices in 47 countries. This means your personal goods will be handled by Wridgways caring removalists all the way through the moving process.
Offering a range of air freight and sea freight transport option, we have the capacity to handle any size move, from a just a few boxes to a large family home. We are the largest international moving company in the world, experienced in all aspects of transporting personal and household goods.
An Accredited International Moving Company
To further assure you are choosing the right international movers, Wridgways is a fully accredited removalist company. Proudly members of:
- Federation of International Furniture Removals (FIDI),
- Overseas Moving Network International (OMNI),
- International Association of Movers (IAM) and,
- The Australian Furniture Removals Association (AFRA).
This means we not only have years of moving experience, but the necessary equipment, transportation methods, premises and staff training needed to complete a professional international move.
Helpful information about the UK:
Currency – There are 100 pence (p) to the pound (£). Notes come in denominations of £5, £10, £20 and £50. Coins come in 1p, 2p, 5p, 10p, 20p, 50p, £1 and £2. You will usually hear people say “pee” rather than pence in the UK; as in 50p (50 pee). A pound is often referred to as “quid”, a five-pound note is a “fiver” and ten-pound note a “tenner”.
Language – The languages spoken in the UK range from English, Welsh, Gaelic, Scots, the most commonly spoken language is of course English.
The UK population – The UK is a densely populated country comprising of 63.2 million people, many of which live in the south of the UK. About 90 % of the UK’s population consists of city dwellers. The country’s ‘capital boasts 8.17 million inhabitants and is by far the largest city in the UK. Great parts of Scotland and Northern Ireland are less urbanised, with more and more people moving away to UK’s southern areas.
Important Quarantine restrictions – Certain goods are prohibited or restricted from entering the UK to protect the safety, health and environment. These rules apply to all travellers. There are restrictions on cigarettes, alcohol, gifts and products of animal origin. These depend on where you are travelling from. Further restrictions are placed on bringing meat, food and plant products, to help reduce the risk of pests and diseases entering the country. For more information simply ask your Wridgways moving consultant.
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