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Company to move personal belongings to UK

At the end of April I will move back to the UK. I won't take furniture just some boxes of personal belongs and clothes. I'm looking for a company that will collect my stuff from Zurich and deliver it to a UK address.
So far I haven't seen anyone post recommendations for shipping stuff in this direction so please can someone help and recommend some companies.
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Re: Company to move personal belongings to UK

https://www.englishforum.ch/transpor...rgo-nl-ch.html

This member might be looking for ways to cut the costs, so maybe you can work something out.

For the rest, almost every moving company can provide this service, but I have no knowledge who would be best or cheapest for England.
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Re: Company to move personal belongings to UK

Standy, I recently helped out a friend who was returning to the USA. She had a very small number of items. Four book cartons, two large suitcases and a pushbike. It was very difficult for her to find a good price for shipping, and when she ran out of time, she left everything with me.

I found myself with the same problem. While itís possible to send a small consignment just about anywhere, itís not always possible to get a decent price to ship a small consignment.

It may be different for the UK, because you can more readily find someone who has room in their van or container, and are happy to take your consignment too.

If you donít find someone able to help, talk to Swiss Post. We eventually got my friendís personal effects sent through Swiss Post, even the pushbike. It cost about F.700 including some insurance.
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At the end of April I will move back to the UK. I won't take furniture just some boxes of personal belongs and clothes. I'm looking for a company that will collect my stuff from Zurich and deliver it to a UK address.
So far I haven't seen anyone post recommendations for shipping stuff in this direction so please can someone help and recommend some companies.
Go back and do another search (use the advanced option if needed). There are at least 3-4 companies that do the back and forth one or more times per month. You will find the names in the threads.

One name from memory (I see the trucks often) is Luker Bros. They have a weekly service. Here is the link: http://www.lukerbrosswiss.co.uk/index.asp

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Go back and do another search (use the advanced option if needed). There are at least 3-4 companies that do the back and forth one or more times per month. You will find the names in the threads.

One name from memory (I see the trucks often) is Luker Bros. They have a weekly service. Here is the link: http://www.lukerbrosswiss.co.uk/index.asp
I am glad Luker Bros are still going. They brought my stuff over in 2011 and were excellent
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Thanks for the suggestions Luker Bross look good.
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Thanks for this, we will be looking for someone soon and Luker Bros do sound great.
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Re: Company to move personal belongings to UK

If you have access to a car / van - just take it over the border to Gernany to one of the places like http://www.europaketshop.ch/index.php/paket-aufgabe
As it is in the EU it will save on a lot of paperwork and cost.
Maybe you have make an internal inventory and do not look overloaded going over the Swiss border, but it will save you a fortune.
I usually do it by train in Waldshut - but just one box at a time.
Nothing dodgy. Just food for my sister.
Look under Paket Versand. They specialise in pallet level transport also.
If it is small use Deutsche Post

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