Removals to Australia

Swan Removals and Storage provide local international moving and storage services covering the following locations:
Brisbane Port, Hedland, Cairns, Emerald, Gladstone, Rockhampton, Gold Coast, Mackay , Sunshine Coast, Toowoomba, Townsville, Canberra, Wagga, Wollongong, Alice Springs, Darwin, Groote Eylandt, Katherine, Wodonga, Bendigo, Geelong, Gippsland, Melbourne, Albany, Bunbury, Esperance, Geraldton, Kalgoorlie, Karratha, Perth, Sydney, Adelaide, Hobart, Devonport, Coffs Harbour and Newcastle.

Removals to Australia

What happens at destination?
When emigrating to Australia from the UK and Ireland, your Move Co-ordinator will forward your paperwork to our trusted agents in Australia. When your goods arrive at the port or airport, our agents in Australia will send you your customs forms and will help to arrange customs clearance and delivery to your new home.

Transit Times when moving to Australia
When moving to Australia, household effects are secured in large metal containers and carried on container ships. Transit times are dependent on the type of services that have been chosen.

Full Container Load (container for exclusive use)
Adelaide - 8 to 10 weeks, Brisbane - 8 to 11 weeks, Fremantle/Perth - 7 to 9 weeks, Melbourne - 8 to 10 weeks, Sydney - 8 to 10 weeks, Hobart - 9 to 11 weeks
On arrival at Port in Australia, Customs and Quarantine may take between 10 to 20 working days to complete; this has been allowed in the overall door-to-door totals quoted.

Groupage (shared container services)
Adelaide - 10 to 14 weeks, Brisbane - 10 to 14 weeks, Fremantle/Perth - 9 to 13 weeks, Melbourne - 10 to 14 weeks, Sydney - 10 to 14 weeks, Hobart - 10 to 15 weeks

Australia Quarantine Inspections
All shipments into Australia are subject to inspection by the Australian Quarantine Inspection Service (AQIS). AQIS are looking for items that may endanger the natural flora and fauna of Australia as well as disrupt its agricultural industry. If you have such items in your consignment your goods may be subject to fumigation, other treatment or destruction, for which there is an additional fee.

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