Move to China

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Britannia Fleet has over 40 years’ experience with migrating families to the China 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 destinations such as Shanghai, Beijing and Guangzhou.

Moving to China

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.


Once you have been provided with your quotation you will be assigned a friendly coordinator to assist throughout your international move to China.


Available services


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


Full container shipments


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


Container SizeLength (mm)Width (mm)Height (mm)Capacity (m3)
20′ General Purpose58932337238832.9
40′ General Purpose120142337238867
40′ High Cube120142334266775.8
Average Port-to-Port Transit Time5-6 Weeks   


Groupage container shipments


We operate a regular part load consolidation service to all areas of China. This service is ideal for small consignments or loads and usually takes between 8 to 13 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 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.


Once your consignment arrives


Customs clearance usually takes between 7 to 10 days. You must be present in China in order for your consignment to customs clear.


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


Your household goods and personal effects are allowed to enter duty free 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.


Britannia Fleet’s Additional Services