Moving to Canada from Liverpool

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Moving To Canada From Liverpool

Britannia Fleet has over 40 years experience with migrating families that are moving to Canada and can offer a varied range of services. We cover areas of the North West such as Liverpool, Preston, Southport, Warrington, Lytham and Blackpool with regular shipments to all major provinces such as Ontario, Quebec, Alberta, British Colombia and Nova Scotia.

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Available services 

  • Full container shipping to Canada
  • Part load shipping to Canada
  • Baggage shipping to Canada
  • Crated LCL shipping to Canada
  • Car or Motorbike shipping to Canada
  • Shipping from Canada back to UK


Full container shipments

If your consignment moving to Canada from Liverpool is a full house removal then we would suggest a sole use container, this has great advantages when planning your overseas move.

Length mmWidth mmHeight mmCapacity M³
20′ General Purpose58932337 238832.9
40′ General Purpose120142337238867
40′ High Cube12014 2337 266775.8
Average Transit Times
Canada – East coast4 – 5 weeks
Canada – West coast5 – 7 weeks


Groupage container shipments

We operate a regular part load consolidation service to all areas of Canada. This service is ideal for small consignments or loads and usually takes between 8 to 12 weeks door to door, however this can vary depending upon the volume being shipped or customs delays.


International packing service/bar code labelling

This is the most important aspect of your international shipment and Britannia Fleet Liverpool will provide highly trained removers to pack and wrap all your small items into export quality cartons to ensure that they are transported safely and all furniture will be export wrapped or crated accordingly. Once prepared all consignments will be inventoried and will be bar coded before loading, this will ensure that no items are left at origin.


Getting a Quotation

To get a FREE NO OBLIGATION QUOTATION please call us on 0151 482 0432 and we will arrange for our experienced surveyor to visit your home at a time and date convenient to you and assess the volume of items to shipped, packing and any other requirements you may have for your international shipment for your international shipment.

Once you have been provided with your quotation you will be assigned a friendly coordinator to assist throughout the time that you are moving to Canada.


Once your consignment arrives in Canada

Customs clearance usually takes between 10 and 14 days. You must be present in Canada in order for your consignment to clear customs.

Any charges raised by customs or quarantine officials will be paid by a Britannia agent who will seek reimbursement from you prior to delivery.

Your household goods and personal effects are allowed to enter duty fee on the basis you have owned and used for at least 12 months prior to shipment.

Destination Services following customs clearance of your consignment our Britannia member will arrange delivery to your home on a mutually convenient date (note this is based on door to door service) your household goods and personal effects will be delivered into relevant rooms as per your instruction, all effects originally packed by Britannia Fleet will be unwrapped, all cartons will be unpacked onto a flat surface and all excess packing material will be removed.


Moving to Canada Brochure (PDF)

FIDI Regulations for Canada (PDF)

International Pet Transport (PDF)

International Payment Transfers (PDF)