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Welcome to Excess International’s blog for people planning to ship their goods overseas or into the UK. We regularly post tips and hints, international customs updates, moving recommendations and travel advice.

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Reasons to move to Germany

1. Transport & infrastructure There’s some truth in the old cliché of German super-efficiency, and its never more prevalent in their transportation and infrastructure. Top class public transportation is available in not only major cities, but even rural areas are served by excellent and very affordable bus routes. For longer journeys, the ICE high-speed train

How to save money when moving abroad

Choose the best international removals company It may be tempting to go with the cheapest international removals company you can find, however that could end up turning out more costly. It’s important to read into exactly what you’re getting for your money. Does it provide everything you need in order to move abroad or will

Reasons to move to France

1. Food It’s no coincidence that so many of the words we use in conjunction with great food are French – ‘haute cuisine’, ‘cordon bleu’, ‘Michelin’. But even if the fanciest of fancy restaurants aren’t your speed, the French have perfected even the humblest and most rustic of foods –fresh French bread with salted butter

Most popular places to move to abroad

We move people around the globe, every day. We have been completing international removals for decades and have seen which countries see UK expats arrive in their thousands. Here is our roundup of some of the top countries to move to from the UK according to our customers and what makes them so great. Australia

10 reasons to move to USA

1. Diverse states The USA is made up of 50 states and each state has it’s own culture, traditions, cuisines, and ways of living. The diversity of the states means you can find the one that most matches your lifestyle but also you can use it as an opportunity to travel and explore different traditions

Reasons to move to Australia

Around 50% of Australians claim British heritage – that’s a lot of Brits. If you’re wondering what makes Australia such a popular choice for Brits then you’re in the right place. We’ve collected the top reasons people are ditching the UK for life down under. 1. The weather Who wouldn’t want to trade in the

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