Culture shock…How to Prepare for an International Move
If you are one of the fortunate people embarking on an overseas adventure it would be wise to employ the services of a professional mover who specializes in international relocations.
Moving internationally is exciting but it requires expertise and attention to detail. You may already be aware of how different life will be in terms of living accommodations, banking, language, customs etc. Premiere international will help make the relocation side go smoothly.
Premiere International has a network of approved affiliates around the globe to ensure that your international move goes well. Depending on the city you will be moving to, a qualified destination agent be chosen to pick up your belongings at the port where your belongings will arrive and move them to your destination.
Deciding what to take and what to leave behind in storage is another consideration where Premiere can be of assistance. Their trained moving consultant can alert you to any items that may be prohibited in the country you are moving to and their government approved warehouses are the safest places to store your belonging while you are out of Canada.
Your Premiere international consultant can help you decide on the mode of transit including air or sea. Most international moves are conducted by sea unless you are only moving a very few items. The consultant will assist you with decisions on whether a 20-foot or 40-foot exclusive use container or a shared container will work the best depending on the size of your shipment. They can also assist with shipping of vehicles or pet relocations including arrangements for quarantine which is required by some countries.
A professional international mover like Premiere understands how to best prepare and pack your possessions for a sea or air voyage so they arrive undamaged. They have specific types of packing materials for this type of move and their skilled packers have the experience needed to properly prepare your goods for the move.
Perhaps most importantly, Premiere will compete all the necessary customs documents required to export your belongings from Canada and import them to your new country without any problems. This is a complex area that requires expertise. Premiere International will coordinate your relocation with the shipping or air company, the destination agent and will keep you fully informed. They will provide you with a schedule for packing, loading and transit and will provide you with appropriate tracking information. They will also arrange for any required maritime insurance coverage.
For more information about moving internationally contact Premiere Van Lines at 1-877-671-6683.