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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

Leaving the UK to pursue your “American Dream” can be overwhelming. Here at Britannia Lanes we have a wealth of over 30 years knowledge in relocating our customers from Cornwall, Devon and Somerset to the USA. Allow the team here to take the stress out of your relocation and coordinate your move across the Atlantic.

Removals to USA

The process, for us, always begins with understanding your requirements. To do this, we like to offer a free home visit from one of our dedicated surveyors. Select one of the links below so that we can set your journey in motion together.

Whilst our surveyor is with you a full electronic inventory of the items selected for shipping will be compiled; calculating an overall volume of your possessions. Ascertaining the volume enables our surveyor to support you in deciding the best options for you and your relocation. It may be that you only wish to transport key items of furniture, or a couple of small boxes filled with sentimental goods. In these circumstances it may be advisable to opt for shipping as part of a groupage consignment. We export pack these items and store them at our warehouse to be incorporated with a full container traveling to the USA. Alternatively you may prefer to relocate the majority of your household effects. On average, a 2 to 3 bedroom house may require a full 20ft container and a 4 or 5 bedroom property is likely to fill a 40ft container.

Packing for USA

Here at Britannia Lanes we have specialist members of the removal team to carry out Export Packing. They will box, package and in many instances use custom-built crates to further protect your valuable or fragile items during their transportation.

Shipping to USA

Once the packing is completed, all items will be labeled, listed and numbered. If your consignment requires a full container this will often by loaded straight from your property.

USA Container Port

Making sure you have all the relevant documentation in place can be daunting. Our team will assist with all the required paperwork and visas. When your effects have arrived at the nominated port they will be loaded onto one of the shipping lines. Customers can expect a door-to-door service of a full container to take between 8 and 13 weeks. Groupage consignments may take a little longer; approximately 10 to 14 weeks on average. Estimated times cannot be guaranteed.

Arriving in USA

Household shipments where items have been owned for 12 months or more are exempt from paying duty. Once customs have carried out their inspections, our elected Britannia agent will carry out the delivery to your new home.

Free Move to USA

Transferring your money overseas can be an intimidating process and the smallest variation in exchange rates can have a substantial impact on the amount you pay. We always recommend Katie at IFX to our customers. Not only does IFX offer a vastly more personal experience compared to the banks but our customers find their rates are more competitive. Save yourself some money with IFX and you may even find that the saving covers your relocation costs!