Removals to Australia

Planning your removal to Australia can feel a bit overwhelming, but with the knowledge and guidance available from Britannia Goodwins your removal to Australia can be as stress-free as possible. We have the expertise and the local knowledge to ensure your move is bespoke for your individual needs.

Of course, your removal is only just part of your emigration to Australia so we also have information about Australian visas and advice on living in Australia to help you along your way.

Moving to Australia with Britannia Goodwins

Customs Clearance - Generally it takes 10 to 15 days for customs clearance and delivery. This time can be affected by government policy, inspection of goods, etc.

Packing & Delivery - Our highly trained removal men can pack and export wrap your household goods to ensure that they are transported safely and in compliance with Australian import rules. If you choose a full door to door service to Australia, Britannia Goodwins will arrange for the delivery of your household goods to your new home.

Prohibitions and Restrictions

In general it is in your interest not to import the following items:

  • Firearms & ammunition
  • Inflammable goods & substances
  • Plants & plant material
  • Foodstuffs, perishables or otherwise, particularly opened packages which can harbour pests
  • Narcotics and dangerous goods
  • Offensive materials
  • Alcohol & Tobacco

Keep in mind that all alcoholic beverages will be subject to customs duty and Goods and Service Tax (GST). Beer, wine, and spirits all attract extremely high levels of duty and GST.

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Transit times for removals to Australia

Groupage or shared load consignments usually arrive nine to 14 weeks door-to-door. Keep in mind, though, that this can vary depending on volume being shipped, customs or immigration delays and weather conditions. Sole use containers usually take six to eight weeks port-to-port, and there's normally a weekly service to all major ports. Onward delivery to your new home will typically add an extra two weeks or so.

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Moving personal effects to Australia

Duty free entry of household goods is usually granted if the goods have been owned for at least 12 months. When moving household items to Austalia an inventory is required, and Britannia Goodwins will provide you with the correct customs forms that must be completed before your household goods leave the UK.

All household and personal effects entering Australia are subject to a physical examination by the Australian authorities. to help ensure that no pests or disease are brought into the country.

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Moving cats and dogs to Australia

Cats and dogs may only be imported under strict conditions designed to manage biosecurity risks. They are subject to quarantine. The preparation of your pet to move to Australia is lengthy, you'll need to start well in advance. They also offer a step-by-step guide for importing dogs and cats from the United Kingdom to Australia.

To ease the stress of taking your pets with you to Australia, we can recommend a specialised shipper of animals to assist you in sending your family pets to Australia. They will coordinate all documentation and necessary veterinary procedures. Just ask when you enquire about your removal, we are glad to help.

Unfortunately, the importation of birds into Australia is currently prohibited.

Find out more about moving abroad with pets.

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Removal quote appointment booking service

Britannia Goodwins Removals & Storage can help your overseas move go smoothly. Contact us for a free, no obligation quote, or by calling 01785 251161 and speaking with one of our Stafford and Cheshire removals specialists.

How are our appointments carried out

In the current times you might prefer that we don't visit your house in person to carry out a survey. This is fully understandable and we can just as easily undertake the survey by video call, using whatever method you're comfortable with, usually FaceTime or WhatsApp.

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The guys were so friendly and professional

I just wanted to send an email to say thank you so much for the help in moving, the guys were absolutely fantastic and we were all packed, moved and unpacked within 2 and a half hours!

The guys were so friendly and professional and really did help out a hopeless female!

I have recommended you guys to my friend who is moving so she will be calling you shortly.

Once again many thanks for everything!

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Sophie O’Brien

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Just taking a break from unpacking & taking the opportunity to say a big thank you to all of you for our move.

To you, for your perseverance with my ever changing requests.

But, big shout out to Adam, Gaz & Ade. Despite being delayed by an accident on the motorway they were super efficient at getting everything packed up from our old house. And then the fiasco when they arrived at our new property. They never once complained, made every effort to make the best of the situation and all with a smile on their faces. We helped out as much as we could to ensure that they would be able to get away home this morning. We couldn't have wished for a better team. We've said our thanks to them as well and will be leaving a google review.

Again, many thanks

Jane Shaw

Very friendly and careful when packing

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Stafford

How would you rate the way we dealt with your initial enquiry?
10/10

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10/10

Why did you choose to move/store with us?
Well known name and have used before

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10/10

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Very friendly and careful when packing

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10/10

How can we improve our service?
You cannot

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10/10

Is there anything else you would like to tell us about your move?
Excellent and on time

John Arthur

All of the lads were excellent in every way

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Internet

How would you rate the way we dealt with your initial enquiry?
10/10

How would you rate the survey that we carried out?
10/10

Why did you choose to move/store with us?
Recommendation

How would you rate your move team?
10/10

Would you like to tell us anything about your move team?
All of the lads were excellent in every way

How would you rate our communication?
10/10

How can we improve our service?
You can’t…it’s as good as it gets

How likely are you to recommend us to your friends / family?
10/10

Is there anything else you would like to tell us about your move?
All of your employees are a credit to your company, nothing was too much trouble.

Gary Evans

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