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Shipping furniture to South Africa from the UK

Are you in need of an efficient, affordable and reliable method for shipping furniture to South Africa? Then look no further than the dedicated team at Excess International. With over 30 years’ experience, you know that your furniture is in a safe pair of hands with our shipping experts. As seasoned specialists, we’ve taken on consignments of all shapes and sizes – from a single folding chair to an entire apartment suite. So whatever your consignment size, we’ll be more than happy to help.



How can you be sure that we’re the right choice to handle your move to South Africa? With our decades of experience, you can rest assured that your furniture is in a safe pair of hands with Excess International. Our dedicated shippers can ship anything to South Africa, from beds, sofas, tables and chairs to wardrobes and cabinets. If you’re looking to transport antique furniture or fine art, we can even help you with those.

At Excess International, we understand that moving your household goods to South Africa can seem like a big undertaking. That’s why we’ve designed our furniture shipping service with your ease of use in mind. Our dedicated teams and South African partners go the extra mile with a door-to-door furniture shipping service, so you can focus on the more important things when you arrive in South Africa.

Transit methods for shipping furniture to South Africa

There are lots of different reasons that you may be shipping furniture to South Africa. You might be moving for business, or leisure, or even sending a present to surprise a loved one. That’s why we give customers a choice of two transit methods when shipping goods to South Africa. The right choice for you will depend on your budget, end location and schedule.

Groupage: 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.


Popular destinations for shipping furniture to South Africa

Our furniture shipping service covers countless towns and cities throughout South Africa. Although not limited to, some of the destinations we most frequently ship to include:

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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