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Removal Price Guide

The estimated price range for moving cu.ft. , door-to-door from to is between and . Figures assume UK mainland collection and overseas delivery within 30 miles of arrival port.

We will email this guide price to you along with some other useful information and links.

A full container load (FCL) will normally take 8 to 13 weeks but not guaranteed. A groupage consignment (LCL) will normally take 10 to 14 weeks but not guaranteed. The guide price is subject to currency fluctuations and possible rises in freight charges. Rates exclude permits, customs duties and/or local taxes, storage, diversion, insurance, delivery above first floor, abnormal access, trans-shipments, pianos, second split delivery, Government wharfage taxes, extensive customs inspections, x-rays and/or agricultural inspection (if ordered) or fumigation (if ordered) and any subsequent quarantine charges.

  • "Did a very good job"
    Efficient, careful, polite, prompt.
    Mr R Smith
  • "Excellent removal service"
    Moving can be very stressful, the removers were very friendly, efficient, and helpful, a fant...
    Mrs H Thomas
  • Excellent service
    Great communication from start to finish. Excellent removals staff on all the days of our move.
    Mrs A Oxley
  • Brilliant experience!
    They did everything well!! The chaps were very polite and very, very helpful. Nothing was too m...
    Mr S Squires
  • "Friendly and helpful"
    We used Britannia Lanes as it provided a full package move. My elderly parents are invalids the...
    Mrs Palmer

Moving to Canada is an exciting, life-changing decision and, like any international move, requires a lot of thought and planning. Let Britannia Lanes, with our 30 years of experience, do the hard work for you, so that you can focus on how you’re going to enjoy your first days in your beautiful new surroundings.

Removals to Canada

Begin the process by contacting our international experts who will arrange for a surveyor to visit your home and begin coordinating all your requirements.

During the initial survey we will compile an electronic inventory of the items you wish to ship from your property. Our surveyor will be able to discuss the different options with you. It may be that you are anticipating a larger move and decide to ship a full container. On average, a 2 or 3 bedroom property will require a full 20ft container or a 4 to 5 bedroom house will likely fill a 40ft container. If we are using a container we will likely pack and load the items directly onto it from your home. Alternatives are available for smaller consignments, known as groupage. Groupage can range from one or two small boxes to a few items of furniture. These items will be export packed by Britannia Lanes and stored for consolidation with others in a full container - meaning you only pay for the space you use.

Packing for Canada

Our specialist export packing crew will package and box your personal items to the highest standard. Certain fragile and valuable items may require securing in tailor-made crates to ensure their safe transit.

Shipping to Canada

All items packed for shipping will be numbered and listed to aid in the seamless transportation of your items overseas.

Canada Container Port

It is essential for smooth clearance through customs that the correct documentation is in place. Britannia lanes has decades of knowledge and can take on this burden by knowing exactly what paperwork and visas are required. We would expect a full container load with a door-to-door service to take between 8 and 13 weeks to arrive. For a groupage consignment expected delivery times would be between 10 to 14 weeks, although estimated timings cannot be guaranteed.

Arriving in Canada

Household contents that have been owned for over one full year can be shipped into Canada duty free. Once all of the relevant documentation and customs inspections have taken place our trusted Britannia agents can then carry out the final step - delivery to your new home!

Currency in Canada

Once you and your items have arrived in Canada you will need to ensure that your money joins you. Britannia Lanes work with IFX who can transfer your money at very competitive rates. When contacting IFX you will only ever speak to Katie who looks after all of Britannia Lanes customers. Not only are IFX cheaper than the banks but also offer the personal touch. Join our current customers. Some have saved enough money transferring their currency through IFX to pay for their move with us!