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Shipping Boxes to Australia

At Excess International Movers, we have been helping individuals send boxes to Australia for over 30 years. We have handled consignments of all sizes, with experience in shipping anything from one to 2,000 boxes to Australia. Thanks to our experienced, dedicated teams, timely deliveries and economical fees, we are one of the UK’s leading box shipping companies.

Why choose Excess International for shipping to Australia?

When you choose to ship your items to Australia with us, we take care to understand your needs and cater to your requirements. Whether you’re sending gifts to loved ones down under or sending an entire house worth of belongings, we’ll help you through every step.

With over decades of experience shipping to Australia, our shipping specialists have the knowledge and expertise to make sure that your move is as easy as possible. Our international shipping service is designed to make sure your shipment is as simple and stress-free as possible. Our dedicated teams and Australian partners go the extra mile with a door-to-door service, so you can focus on the more important things.

Door to door shipping

Shipping boxes from the UK to Australia has never been easier. Our dedicated teams go the extra mile with our door to door shipping cartons service, so you don’t have to worry about a thing.

We like to make sure you receive the best rates when shipping boxes with Excess. Therefore, boxes are sent in a shared shipping container and you only pay for the space your goods occupy. We also throw in some extras!

Our box shipping service

We provide a comprehensive international box shipping service for customers shipping to Australia. Our service includes:

  • A move co-ordinator to answer and queries and ensure the process runs smoothly.
  • A professionally trained team of packers and movers to pack your possessions using industry approved packing materials.
  • A door-to-door service where your items will be collected and loaded onto shipping containers then shipped to the end location.
  • Goods cleared, delivered and unpacked into your new home, new office, hotel or other end location.
  • International shipping fees, customs clearance and terminal fees.

What can I ship to Australia from the UK?

We really are the experts when it comes to knowing what you can and cannot ship to Australia from the UK. Whether you’re sending a large amount of items or your sending small parcels to Australia we will act as your own personal courier service.

Australia has its own list of restricted and prohibited items that you won’t be able to ship to Australia, but if Australia border control allows it, we ship it!

Popular items we send when shipping to Australia from the UK:

  • Clothes, accessories and shoes
  • Make-up, jewellery and toiletries
  • British foods, drinks – proper English tea!
  • Sofas, armchairs and TV units
  • Golf clubs, surfboards, weights and other sports equipment

Our team of shipping experts can provide you with a list of items that you can and cannot send to Australia with, but if you have any specific shipping queries, just let us know.

How much does it cost to ship a parcel to Australia?

We make sure we tailor our shipping service to suit your individual budget and time-frame, but there are three main factors that influence the overall cost of shipping to Australia from the UK:

  • How many items you’re sending to Australia.
  • Your chosen transport method.
  • Your exact end destination in Australia.

If you are looking for cheap shipping to Australia, sending your items via sea freight is the recommended method as shipping costs from the UK to Australia.

If you send to Australia using air freight, you can expect to pay more for shipping as the costs are calculated based on the WEIGHT of your items. However air freight is best if you need to send your parcels to Australia quickly.

Another contributing factor to the cost of shipping to Australia is the distance that your goods are travelling and how they are delivered upon arrival in Australia. Find out how much it will cost you to ship to Australia by filling in our online quote.


Popular destinations for shipping boxes to Australia

During our many years of sending boxes to Australia from the UK, we have covered countless towns and cities. Although not limited to, some of our most popular locations include:

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

Check the specific country FAQs

Our knowledge zone is designed to help you find the answers quickly to questions you might have. If you can’t find the answer then use our ‘Ask an Expert’ form to make contact or chat to us on LiveChat on this site.

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