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      "Help!!"..... who do i use for shipping

      Hi all,

      I Fully move to Adelaide in December and need to send my stuff over in a container BUT I seem to be having problems getting quotes

      The main problem is I am bringing my work tools and althou they only take the space of a 3 seater sofa they do weight the same as a small car, other than tools There isn't much as we sold and scraped most of the old furniture.

      Does anyone know or had a good experience with a shipping company??

      Im kinda getting abit worried as Im trying to get everything sorted so my next journey to Adelaide will be the last for a while and i don't have to come back to soon to finish off sending stuff

      I hope someone can help

      Cheers

      Roger

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      Hi if you need your stuff arriving quickly try the excess baggage company. We used these guys as we had excess and it worked out alot cheaper than what you get charged at the airport, our stuff arrived a week after us. If your looking at a part container you could be looking at upto 16 wks for your stuff to arrive in Adelaide from when they take it for you. We used John mason and we didn't have any problems with them for our furniture.

      Hope this helps

      Lisa
      Andrew, Lisa, Mason and Isabelle. In Aldinga Beach and loving it.

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      I used Anglo Pacific and they were fine. It was a "part shipment" though which meant I shared a container so it took slightly longer as they only ship when they're full. If you have your own container its quicker but also more expensive.

      A lot of people use Doree Bonner and reckon they're pretty good.

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      We used John Mason and couldn't fault them. Good luck with the move!
      Kerry Miller - Solicitor - Legal Matters - www.conveyancingmatters.com.au/legalmatters
      Specialising in Wills, Enduring Powers of Attorney/Guardianship, Deceased Estates, buying and selling residential and commercial property, businesses, leases and land divisions.

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      Hi there, we used John Mason and their service was fantastic, I'd recommend them any day of the week.

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      we used one of these mentioned and never again!!!! things broken, went to wrong country, got lost..........................however some people have used them and reckon they are pretty good!!

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      Hi
      That,s basically all I shipped over my tools & I used Crown Shipping (shared container) like the others have put it took about 16wks all in all, just make sure you log ever tool you have. I got all my tools across ok thousands of pounds worth, but some body liked me Addias Samba trainers better than me!!

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      Hi all

      Thanks for the great rresponse, I have taken some advice which is find someone local to view what you have for a proper quote as otherwise things get lightly packed and you find you have used more space than needed and suddenly the quote is a small amount compared to the bill.

      I have britania removal coming to view first... has anyone used them?

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      On a similar note, is there a weight limit on shipping? I'm wanting to ship out my record collection, this would be hard boxed in mdf cases but will weight about the same as a car or two plus furnishings on top again with some heavy solid wood items.

      Thanks Simon

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      I'm pretty sure it goes on volume not weight but if I'm wrong I'm sure someone on here will correct me!

     

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