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Moving to Canada

Shipping your personal effects and moving to Canada can be made so much easier by utilising PACK & SEND’s 20 years of experience and a broad range of international shipping services.

Whether you have a flat or part house move to Canada or a lesser number of personal effects as part of a temporary relocation you can rest assured that our focus on delivering world-class customer service combined with our high standards of packing and a broad range of international air freight and international sea freight services means we will be able to put together a solution that works for you.

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Whether you are moving to Toronto, moving to Montreal or are relocating to Vancouver PACK & SEND will help make your move to Canada as painless as possible.

If you have a large volume of items that require both packing and shipping our assessor will visit your home in the first instance to chat through the move with you and to get a thorough understanding of your requirements. From there on in our focus will be on providing a solution to your international shipping that works for both your budget and within the timescales that you require.

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Professional Packing Service

Our expert packers and professional packing solutions mean that we can handle the most complex of packing jobs with ease and ensure that your most valuable and prized possessions are well protected whilst moving to Canada.

For larger shipments, whether that be a full container or part container through our international sea freight service we will take care of everything from the collection and packing of your items within the UK through to their delivery to your new residence in Canada.

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What items are prohibited to send to Canada?

In Canada, some items might be refused for import into the country. These include; plant products, foods (meat and dairy) and tea & coffee. A full list of restricted items to Canada can be seen here – https://www.cbsa-asfc.gc.ca/travel-voyage/rpg-mrp-eng.html. Whilst these goods are prohibited for import, solutions can be found in some circumstances, contact your local service centre for more information.

What ways are there to get an item sent to Canada?

When shipping to Canada PACK & SEND can send items by air or sea. More information on these services can be found here – https://www.packsend.co.uk/business-solutions/international-freight-and-shipping/.

How long will my things take to reach Canada?

PACK & SEND have both air and sea services to get goods into Canada. The time these services takes to reach Canada is always unpredictable as a result of customs clearance. We would estimate goods going to Canada to take 5-7 days by air and 8-10 weeks by sea.

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