Moving to Europe
New Zealand Movers can offer door-to-door moving services to anywhere in Europe.
Europe Moving Services
Depending on the size of your shipment and budget we have several shipping options available to you:
Contact New Zealand Movers and we will demonstrate the quality and professionalism of our moving services to Europe.
European Moving Destinations
If you are moving to France, Spain, Portugal, Italy, Greece, Croatia, Austria, Germany, Switzerland, Belgium, The Netherlands or any other European country we are here to help. New Zealand Movers has the knowledge, experience, and the quality accredited partners to provide outstanding moving services to anywhere in Europe, ensuring you get value for money and a hassle-free moving service.
Get a Quote for Moving to Europe
We don't need much to work out the cost of moving your belongings to your new home in Europe. Whatever your requirements, New Zealand Movers have a variety of quote options to suit your moving needs. To get started, simply complete the Free Quote request form on this page and we'll be in direct contact with you.
Moving Your Household Goods to Europe and European Custom Regulations*
Being aware of the Customs regulations of your destination country is very important. Please note that rules and regulations can vary from country to country, New Zealand Movers will assist with the customs regulations that apply to your European moving destination.
* Disclaimer: All information provided is a general guide only and can change without notice. We suggest making contact with the appropriate authorities for complete verification.
Approximate Transit Times to Europe
Depending on the method of shipping we can advise the following approximate door-to-door transit times to European destinations. These times are based on an average and are only given as a guide to assist you in your planning.
- Sea Freight in Sole Use Container: Approximately 8 - 10 weeks
- Sea Freight in Crated LCL: Approximately 8 - 10 weeks.
- Air freight: 1 - 2 weeks
Packing your Belongings
It is our recommendation that we professionally pack your goods. We use the best materials available and employ the best techniques to ensure your goods arrive safely. We also have a variety of speciality cartons, purpose-designed for items such as flat screen TVs, golf clubs, hanging clothes, bikes, and artwork. We also custom-build wooden crates for fragile and precious items. Every single item moving will be packaged in some form, thus if it is not packed in a removal carton it will be export wrapped. Once packed, all goods will be numbered with a label sticker and recorded on a removal inventory.
Whilst it is our recommendation that we pack your goods it is not mandatory, you are welcome to pack some or all of your goods yourself. We can assist you in this process by providing you with our packing materials and a handy packing guide.
Storing Your Belongings in NZ or Europe
We have storage services available in New Zealand and in all European destinations. The advantage of storing at destination is that when you are ready to receive your goods they can be delivered quite quickly. Whereas if you store them in New Zealand, you will have to plan around shipping transit and wait for their arrival. On the other hand, if you are not sure what your final destination will be we can store your goods here in New Zealand until you know what it is. This can reduce unnecessary shipping costs if you change your mind.
Insuring Your Belongings
It is very important to consider the protection of your goods during relocation as there is always an element of risk. Peace of mind is paramount, thankfully, we are able to offer a range of insurance options to ensure your personal possessions are well covered should the unlikely happen. You are in good hands with our policies being underwritten by Vero marine, one of the world's largest and most reputable insurance providers.
Special Moving Services
And to top it off and make your move complete we can provide house cleaning services after emptying your home, arrange the transferring of your funds to Europe with foreign exchange services and perhaps even valet unpacking at your destination to really put the finishing touches in place.
Foreign exchange transfers with XE Money Transfer
If you require currency exchange, our referral partner XE Money Transfer, one of New Zealand's leading Foreign exchange companies, will arrange the transferring of your funds to Europe. With discounted fees and exchange rates better than the banks they will save you considerable costs when transferring your money to Europe.