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Sending your international removals to South Africa

At Excess International, we’re proud to specialise in handling international removals to South Africa. We offer a safe, secure and efficient service at incredibly competitive rates.

We know that there’s a lot to consider when it comes to moving to South Africa from the UK. That’s why we provide a complete door-to-door service when sending international removals to South Africa. This allows you to deal with the more important things, such as getting to know your new neighbours, or finishing off your itinerary.

Our affordable international removals service includes:

  • A move manager who will organise your move from start-to-finish and offer expert advice
  • Our packers and movers who will secure all your possessions in industry-approved packing materials
  • A team to load your belongings onto your chosen transit method
  • Goods cleared, delivered and unloaded at your new home, office, hotel or other destination
  • The option to collect your goods at the nearest available airport
  • International removals fees, customs clearance and terminal fees

Transit methods for sending international removals to South Africa

There are two major transit methods for sending international removals to South Africa. Your budget, end location and urgency for your removals will help determine the most appropriate method for you.


Sending international removals to South Africa via sea freight

Sea freight has the lowest price point for sending international removals to South Africa. This makes it the best option if you’re moving on a budget. It is important to note, however, that sea freight can be quite slow. Therefore you should allocate plenty of time for your belongings to arrive.
The options when using sea freight are:

If you are shipping the contents of a small apartment, flat, a small office or even just large furniture items from your house – GRP is the best option for you. Your effects are stowed and secured within a shared container and you will only pay for the space your possessions occupy.

Full Container Load: FCL is the favoured option for those shipping an entire home or large work offices etc. You will be charged for a 20ft or 40ft container depending on the volume of your international removals and you can fill the container how you wish.


Sending international removals to South Africa via air freight

Air freight is the fastest way to move goods worldwide from the United Kingdom. Air freight removals costs are calculated on the total weight of your load so it is rather costly. It is best if you are sending minimal items of furniture, a one-bedroom apartment, or one or two specific rooms. Once your belongings arrive in South Africa, there are a number of options for collection or delivery. These options vary in cost and transit time.

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Popular destinations for International Removals to South Africa

Johannesburg, Cape Town, Pietermaritzburg, Pretoria, Evaton, George, Witbank, Bloemfontein, Soshanguve, Port Elizabeth, Durban, Orkney, Rustenburg, Paarl, Queenstown, Ermelo, Polokwane, Mondlo, Sasolburg, Nigel

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