First Base Freight have been assisting professionals and holiday makers with shipping their excess baggage overseas for many years and are the preferred choice by many business men and women, students, expatriates and many people moving home overseas.
Sometimes you can’t fit everything into your flight baggage allowance and you need to seek the services of a 3rd party, this is where we are here to help. With our wide range of moving services, we can get your excess baggage to you by sea, road or air freight. With our experience and knowledge regarding international shipping we know exactly how to handle personal effects with the utmost care and attention meaning they arrive to you exactly how they left you.
Whether you are in the UK, we can arrange to collect your excess baggage from you at a time and date convenient for you. Depending on your requirements we will either send a single driver with a van or a team of 3 with a van for larger loads. If you are looking to take larger items or several goods with you then we can offer a competitive rate for our groupage service, this is where you goods are professional stacked and wrapped by us and then loaded and secured into a shared container once they have been measured and weighed. With our groupage service, you only pay for the exact space that your goods take up.
With our wide range of services we move your excess baggage to anywhere in the world, always giving you the most cost-effective option. We have over 25 years’ experience with international shipping and as such have secured preferential rates from some of the most reliable shipping lines.
Always be aware of customs information for the country that you are shipping your goods to as we have no control over foreign customs services, local authorities and/or agents who carry out searches through your property. You need to also be aware that you may incur additional charges upon your goods arriving such as duty, tax, quarantine or other fees.
To get a quote for shipping your excess baggage overseas, by sea, road or by air freight simply fill in our online quote form or call us on +44 (0)1495 320540 and one of our friendly members of staff will get back to you as soon as possible.