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Excess baggage to Australia

At Excess International, we’re proud to specialise in sending excess baggage to Australia. Our 30 years in the industry means that we can offer safe, secure and affordable excess baggage shipment to Australia. Our service covers sending excess baggage of all sizes to countless destinations in Australia.


There are two methods for sending excess baggage to Australia from the UK.

The best transit method for your excess baggage will depend on four main factors – consignment size, budget, urgency and location.

Sending Excess Baggage to Australia via Sea Freight

If you’re looking for the most affordable method for sending excess baggage to Australia, sea freight is probably the best method for you.

When you send excess baggage via sea freight, you are only charged for the space that your belongings take up within a shared container. While sea freight is undeniably the cheapest method for shipping excess baggage, it is also relatively slow. Therefore, you will want to allocate plenty of time for the delivery.

Sending Excess Baggage to Australia via Air Freight

Air Freight is the most convenient and fastest method of sending unaccompanied baggage from the UK to Australia. Air freight costs are greater than sea as quotes are calculated on overall weight of the consignment. However, unaccompanied luggage will be with you in no time! There are a few options for when your goods arrive in Australia; each varying in cost and delivery time.


We send excess baggage to many Australian towns and cities. Some of the most frequent destinations we deliver to include:

Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide, Canberra, Perth, Ballarat, Hobart, Bunbury, Wollongong, Sunshine Coast, Geelong, Townsville, Cairns, Toowoomba, Byron Bay, Alice Springs, Darwin, Newcastle, Bundaberg


Our unaccompanied luggage to Australia services operate on a door to door basis, so you don’t have to lift a finger and you can carry on with your day.

Inclusive in our unaccompanied baggage costs are:

  • An assigned move co-ordinator to oversee your shipment from start to finish.
  • Industry approved cartons for your luggage, making sure it is protected in transit.
  • Unaccompanied baggage loaded onto freight method & send to Australia.
  • Goods cleared, delivered & unloaded at your office, home, hotel etc. – or made available for collection at your chosen airport.
  • Unaccompanied baggage shipping fees. Australia customs clearance & terminal fees.
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Estimated transit times

When you choose sea freight, you can expect delivery to take between 8-14 weeks door to door. Estimated time for delivery via air freight from your doorstep to the airport can take 5-10 working days, whereas delivery from door to kerbside can take between 5-15 working days. When you choose Excess International Movers to send your excess and unaccompanied baggage to Australia, rest assured we leave nothing to chance.

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