Did you know that most people will move up-to 11 times during lifetime, and that moving ranks as one of the most stressful events in life. it is strange how we are opt to do it so often. When we move you –We mean business Moving international usually means there is so much to do and so little time to get it all done. Work, School, Children , Family events, not to mention “life” all take priority these days So why not let Beverly’s take one major item off your to-do list. Get Beverly’s to move your home from the mat at the front door to the tree house in the garden, from the crystal in the cabinet to the Christmas decorations in the attic, we can at the very least take one major headache and make it stress-less. Just thinking about packing and moving stresses some people so much. but choosing a mover is a lot less stressful than doing the move yourself. Tasking Beverly’s to move your possessions from your current home to your new home, ticks the box for the busy organised professional, or a busy family, where time is the most limited resource available to everyone. While it is true there are many considerations as to where and why you are moving, Beverly Smyth will take all your accumulated belongings and pack them with the greatest of care, ensuring everything is properly protected for the journey.
What to look for when choosing a moverChoosing the best moving company can be complicated.
- Look for mover names. Ask for recommendations from family and friends.
- Start calling. Don’t get quotes over the phone; the only solid estimate is one that you get after you have a moving company representative in your home to carry out a premove assessment, or premove survey.
- number of moves they make
- whether they own their own equipment
- how long they’ve been in business
- whether they’re a member of any trade associations i.e. FIDI / OMNI
- Pre Move Assessment/ Survey – Show the moving company EVERYTHING you plan to move. The more thorough you are in detailing what has to be moved, the more accurate the estimate will be.Also, let the estimator know about any factors at your home – or the home you’re moving to – that could complicate the move, like stairs to climb, which might add to the costs.
- Remember: Disclose everything.The premove assessment / survey is a good time to get a feel about the company you’re thinking of hiring.You should ask questions about how you wish the move to proceed, you should not be rushed through the conversation, this is like an interview and you are spending your money to get the best value and the best options for your budget and expectations.Ask questions about the companies experience and get as much background from the Assessor / Surveyor as you need, to make you comfortable with your choice as this interview process will form the backbone of your decision. A full inventory of the contents to be moved is taken and can be provided upon request to ensure that when comparing quotes you are looking at like for like comparisons. During the estimate process, you’ll also be asked to consider protecting your goods against damage in transit . Most home insurance policies can protect your belongings in transit or even while in storage, However if you need our assistance in protecting your goods, we can extend our insurance policy to cover your goods whilst in our care. Your home insurance policy should Beverly Smyth can extend our transit policy We are in a position to provide Goods in Transit Cover and Total Loss Cover depending on your requirements. In each case a full valued inventory of the contents of the move must be provided.
- The Final Check. You’ve narrowed down your list of your movers; now you should check them out with the Department of Transport – for International Haulage License
International Moving – Options:
- Full packing and unpacking service door to door
- Full packing service no unpacking door to door
- Full packing service door to port
- Full load consignments – sea
- Part load consignments – i.e. crated or groupage service
- Part load consignments – sea
- Part load consignments – Road Freight