International Removals to Melbourne

Melbourne is regularly hailed as one of the most liveable cities in the world making it perfect for your international move. With stunning outdoor spaces, high employment and a vibrant cultural scene, it’s obvious why it’s considered a popular place to relocate to.

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Removals from the UK to Melbourne

If you’re planning a move to Melbourne, you might be starting to think about the finer details. One of the most important things to consider is how you are going to get your belongings from the UK all the way to Australia. We’re here to help.

We offer a professional, inclusive removals service helping to make your move as stress-free as possible. Our efficient removals service means that your items will be with you in no time, so that you can get on with starting your new life in Melbourne.

With over 50 years of experience, JMI has been providing cost-efficient solutions for removals to Australia. We take the time to understand the complexities and worries you may have surrounding a move, listening and understanding your requirements to provide a bespoke removals solution for you.

Whether you’re moving to Melbourne for a fresh start, change of scenery or for work, John Mason International is fully equipped to cater to your needs.

What Our International Removals Service Includes:

  • Pre-move survey and consultation
  • Comprehensive inventory list
  • Door-to-door shipment tracking
  • Professional packing and unpacking service
  • Customs clearance assistance
  • Delivery and placement of items in your new home

Optional Extras:

  • Specialised crating for fragile or high-value items
  • Short-term or long-term storage solutions
  • Comprehensive insurance options
  • Handyman services for furniture assembly/disassembly
  • Speciality packing materials for sensitive electronics or artwork

How Removals to Melbourne Works from the UK

Moving your belongings from the UK to Melbourne is simple and stress-free with John Mason:

Step 1: Get a quote

Book a free home survey or get an instant quote online

Step 2: Help and Advice

Your dedicated account manager will be on hand to help answer your questions based on your removal requirements and advise you on how to go about it.

Step 3: Belongings packed and shipped

Our team of packing professionals will take care of everything for you.

Step 4: Clearing and delivery

On arrival, our agents will be ready to handle customs clearance and deliver your goods to your new home.

UK to Melbourne Removal Costs

Removal costs from the UK to Melbourne vary depending on many factors including the size of container, time of year and how many ships are making the trip at that particular time. However, shipping from the UK to Melbourne can be anywhere from £4,000 to £16,000, with options to suit almost any budget.

To get a better idea of your costs, use our handy instant quote tool.

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Packing Services

Let’s face it, nobody enjoys packing. Let us take care of the hard work, while you focus on the more important things like getting excited for your move to Melbourne. Our expert packing service makes sure your items are protected on the long journey, ready to be delivered and unpacked by us when you arrive.

Pet Relocation

If you’re moving to Melbourne, you might be worried about bringing your pets along with you. We offer a comprehensive Pet Relocation service to ensure your furry friends are in on the adventure!

With just up to 6 weeks’ notice, depending on your destination, we’ll handle all the arrangements for your pet’s travel plan.

Why Choose John Mason for your Removals to Melbourne?

We are one of the UK’s most trusted international removals companies, with over 100 years experience. Our team of specialists will walk you through the removals process from beginning to end, taking care of the complex logistics for a stress-free move.
We treat each customer’s belongings as if they were our own, so you can rest easy knowing your possessions will arrive safely and in time for you to begin your new life in Melbourne.

We pride ourselves on transparency, providing free, no-obligation quotes to all customers so you’re not surprised by any hidden costs.

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In compliance with Australia’s customs regulations, there are restrictions on transporting specific items from the UK to Melbourne. Our expert team can guide you through what you can and can’t take. We also have a comprehensive customs requirement guide for Australia.

We provide a comprehensive service, complete with in-house customs specialists. We handle all the essential documentation needed to ensure your possessions smoothly pass through customs, delivering them directly to your new home.

The safe delivery of your belongings is central to us however, accidents outside of our control do sometimes happen. We offer optional international removals insurance to give you peace of mind should any of your items be lost or damaged.

Yes, we offer both short-term and long-term storage options should you need to store any belongings during your move. Our storage facilities are based in London and Liverpool, with round the clock CCTV and security.

In general, sea freight times from the UK to Melbourne are around 6–9 weeks for a full container load (FCL) and 8–12 weeks for a shared container/groupage service (sometimes called less than container load – LCL). Adding the time required for Melbourne customs will also be a factor.

Packing and loading a container usually takes our professional packers 2–4 days.

Our Accreditations

As one of the leading providers of overseas removals and relocation services on a national and international scale, we pride ourselves on offering a professional and friendly service. We have been recognised as one of the leading international moving companies and are proud of our credentials and the quality standard they represent. In 2023, we became the most trusted moving company in the UK.
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Some of our Customer Reviews

The packers were careful, quick and courteous. I highly recommend this company and would definitely use them again! Efficient, polite, punctual: could not ask for more.

Hertfordshire, UK to Virginia, USA - March 2023

From start with Michelle to finish with Gill the level of service was excellent. John Mason and its international partners handled my move from Devon to Australia seemingly effortlessly. I couldn't ask for better.

Devon, UK to Perth, Australia –April 2023

Absolutely one of the best movers I have worked with. Pleasant helpful admin staff and the delivery drivers were absolute angels sorting and moving the boxes where I asked them to. Arrived exactly when they said it would.

Yorkshire, UK to Sydney, Australia - March 2023

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