Your Daryl Flood Move Coordinator will provide you with general guidelines regarding duties and taxes. Used household goods and personal assets are allowed to enter most countries without significant taxes or penalties. More
International Moving Q&A
What kind of value protection does your moving company offer?
we offer a global property protection plan through UniGroup Worldwide Moving. with this plan, we will ask you to declare the value on all of your goods. this is because the premium charged is calculated using averages of full coverage. if the premium was based upon partially-covered shipments, we would... More
How will you pack my furniture for transit overseas?
Your furniture items are wrapped in a durable, seven-ply paper pad. This pad is removed upon delivery and disposed of by the delivery crew. Fine finish items and/or antiques requiring additional support are covered with a protective layer of foam pad prior to wrapping. More
How will my belongings be shipped overseas?
The standard overseas transport container we use to ship your belongings is a steamship container. These steel containers come in two sizes: 20 ft. (20x8x8 ft., holding approximately 1,100 cubic feet and 7,000 lbs. of household goods) and 40 ft (40x8x8 ft., holding approximately 2,300 cubic feet and 15,000 lbs. of... More
Who will answer my questions about the moving process?
Once your move is scheduled, you will be assigned a personal Move Coordinator, who will provide you with general guidelines regarding country customs regulations and will be able to answer any questions you may have about your destination. You can also contact your local Consulate or Embassy to verify the... More
How far in advance do I need to schedule my move abroad?
The importance of scheduling your move in advance varies depending on the time of year. Peak season for moving companies is May 15 through September 15, so our schedule fills up well in advance for this time of year. There are generally two appointments you need to set before Moving Day:... More
What do I need to know about customs regulations for my overseas move?
unless not allowed by the local government, our standard service includes customs clearance procedures, but not any duties or taxes which are assessed by the government. UniGroup Worldwide Moving does have an extensive database of customs information available to our customers. however, please note that due to the frequency of... More