The packing and international shipping of art and antiques has been core to PACK & SEND’s business for over 20 years. Our highly trained staff are experts in packing and shipping fine art, antiques and collectables both for international art shipping and for shipping art domestically and we have packed and shipped art from individual pieces through to whole collections. Last year alone our customers entrusted us with shipping art worth over $25m.
Our art shipping expertise means we have many repeat customers and we are proud of our high levels of personalised service when shipping fine art for our many customers. With daily collections from the auction houses and dealers of London and across the UK, we can collect the item or items requiring art shipping at a time convenient to you.
Art shipping with total peace of mind is possible with PACK & SEND. We can offer that extra peace of mind when shipping fine art through the loss or damage cover provided on our Marine Transit policy which is underwritten by one of the world’s most established antiques and art shipping underwriters. Cover can be provided to any value regardless of whether you are shipping art internationally or domestically.
Great service, had several items including a wall clock I needed to ship to the USA, as I am in the USA I had to rely on Pack and Send to collect the items, wrap securely, complete the customs forms and ship to me in the middle of the USA. They picked up the items on a Tuesday... Click box for more
The guys rock... dealing with them was so easy... Responsive, Professional and excellent packing - no corners cut!!!... Click box for more
They collected a large astronomical telescope from Grantham and packed it for shipping to me in Spain. I have much experience of having items shipped to me from the UK and the quality of the packing was second to none; it was exceptional!... Click box for more
Expensive Broadcast Equipment picked up and packaged on a two day turnaround. The Pack and Send team were all professional in dealing with my request they made the whole process very easy and i will not hesitate to use your company again… Click box for more
I used Pack and Send, Sheldon to send a large glass coffee table to Iceland. The service and communication was excellent and the table arrived in good time and in one piece! Very happy customer... Click box for more
I rang Mark & Anita in a panic when the shipping company I had ordered a crate from let me down at the last minute. I wish I'd just gone to them in the first place. They are professional, thorough, careful and also very lovely people to deal with. I have already passed on their details to two people, and I will certainly be using them again. I wish I could give them six stars... Click box for more
I really highly recommend the service with Jamie and the Belfast office at Pack and Send. I was having a terrible time trying to find someone who could ship some over-sized art pieces to the continent, and was getting either ridiculous quotes or dead silence... Click box for more
I found Pack & Send through a recommendation. Have only used them a few times but so far it has been a good experience. I would say if you relatively inexperienced at exporting then you definitely need a Pack & Send in your life!... Click box for more
I recently transported a sculpture through Pack and Send Newbury to Sydney Australia. Ann from Pack and Send was so helpful, the cost was fair, the sculpture was packed fantastically well and the sculpture arrived in 4 days!! I am so impressed by their service and attention to detail... Click box for more
I had fantastic service from Javaid and his team - I had an attic full of stuff that needed to be picked up, carefully packed and shipped all the way to Australia & it all went through without a hitch! Price was great and it was delivered to my door within days... Click box for more
Friendly, attentive and thorough. Our suitcase arrived from UK to Australia in a timely manner. Would recommend!... Click box for more
I had a great experience with Julian at Pack & Send Spitalfields. The service was smooth and easy, the communication was fast and clear. He made shipping a bulky item overseas painless and simple and I was impressed with the price... Click box for more
Great service! We got a quote online from Darius and on the day we said we will go to the store with the packages, he was there already waiting for us with the quote on hand. The whole process was quick and easy, they even offer to pack your stuff on site... Click box for more
Daniele and George were incredibly helpful with our dual move to both Scotland and Spain! Couldn't of asked for a more friendly and helpful couple of guys to help with what could of been a horribly stressful move. They also helped with the packaging of a mirror, and pick up of our boxes. 10/10... Click box for more
No fuss excellent service with good communications. Thank you Stephanie. Friends sent us a large painting from Guildford to Naples Fl. For a variety of reasons there was a timing issue. The painting was picked up on the afternoon I called from USA and bear in mind we are 5 hrs behind UK time , dispatched within 24 hrs... Click box for more
We regularly work for fine art dealers, artists, auction houses, art galleries, museums and private collectors by packing and shipping art, antiques, sculptures or antiquities. Working to the highest of standards and understanding the sensitivities and customs regulations that relate to shipping fine art and rare antiques our expert staff will be able to advise on every aspect of your art shipping needs from how to pack a particular piece to ensure adequate protection through to the most appropriate art shipping option (be that international air freight, international sea freight or international road freight).
Whether you have an entire art collection that requires packing or shipping or an individual piece, our highly personalised and professional service, combined with our extensive range of international art shipping services (international air freight,international sea freight and international road freight) and our world class packing standards will mean that we will be able to tailor a solution to your art shipping needs that meets both your timescales and budget.
Our packing standards are renowned. Our attention to detail and ability to draw on 20 years of packaging expertise means that when shipping art and antiques we will ensure that every piece is packed to provide maximum protection against shock, vibration and impact. Our custom made wooden crates and unique foam cushioning provide protection for the most valuable and fragile art, sculptures and antiques.
Art and antiques shipping can be complex and our years of experience mean that we fully understand the complexities of shipping art. Whether it is export documentation, LAPADA certification, valuation documents or customs and regulatory documentation our expert staff will be able to prepare the relevant documents for your art shipping requirements. No matter how large, awkward, ancient or fragile your art shipping requirement is, you can rely on our experienced staff to handle your art shipping with the utmost professionalism and care.
‘Flexibility and reliability are crucial when servicing the needs of my clients; and PACK & SEND never disappoint. As a busy artist, not having to worry about my work being delivered safely means I have more time to concentrate on my art.’
Whether you are an antiques dealer, buyer or collector PACK & SEND’s 20 years of experience in the professional packing and shipping of antiques means that we can make the transportation and delivery of your item a smooth and simple process.
PACK & SEND work with a large number of UK dealers and auction houses who require a one stop solution for the professional packing and international shipment of antiques for their customers. We arrange everything from the collection, export packing, international shipment, customs clearance and delivery to the door in the country of destination.
PACK & SEND also work directly with a significant number of international buyers (either private individuals or international dealers) who use PACK & SEND’s expertise to ensure that their international antique shipment goes smoothly.
Our broad range of international shipping services and high quality export packing along with our ability to put in place cover against loss or damage for any value mean that we can provide a complete end to end solution and total peace of mind for anyone wishing to make an international antique shipment.
No matter whether you have a single antique item that requires export packing and international shipment or an entire collection PACK & SEND can put together a solution that will work for you.
For international dealers who are buying within the UK and Europe we can arrange to consolidate your purchases, export pack them and then ship them as one shipment to you to reduce your shipping cost per item. Whether you require a full container or part container we can ship either on our international sea freight service with delivery either to the port or, should you wish, we can arrange customs clearance and delivery to your door.
At PACK & SEND, we provide specialist packing for art and antiques no matter what items you need to send overseas. We have many years of experience packing and sending art, antiques and collectables all over the world, always making sure that even the most delicate and valuable deliveries travel securely so that they remain in perfect condition throughout transit.
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At PACK & SEND we know how important it is for you to reach all your international destinations via a single service provider.
We provide a wide range of options for your international shipping solutions to ensure that you can always find the service you need depending on the package that you need to send overseas.
PACK & SEND are truly the experts when it comes to custom packaging and crating those fragile, large, awkward and valuable items like computers, servers, artworks and antiques.
We specialise in accessing the right type of packaging for any item and using all other resources available to protect your shipment.
We take every care to make sure that your items stay safe during transit.
However, for complete peace of mind when you send your shipments domestically or internationally, we provide Gold Service protection to cover you for loss or damage to your important shipments
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