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4 Things to Look for When Choosing an International Moving Company

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If relocating down the street takes a lot of planning, imagine what goes into moving internationally. The logistics of handling it all can feel overwhelming. However, finding the right moving company to provide the support and professional moving assistance you need will make all the difference.

Demystifying the International Move

Ultimately, this move is like any other move. The preparation that goes into it may seem more complicated, but it can be manageable if you treat it like it is: a long-haul relocation.

Don’t let your mind go wild and create more stress and worry than is necessary just because your move includes the word “international.” Keeping it simple in your mind will make the tasks of moving easier to tackle. The fact that the move is to another country should make it all the more obvious that you need a professional moving company on your side. When you find the right company, you can rely on their expertise—this in itself can reduce stress and give you peace of mind.

What to Keep in Mind as You Choose the Right Moving Company

There are four questions you can use as your barometer when contemplating a company for your international move:

  1. Do they manage both loading and unloading of your belongings—working end-to-end?
  2. Do they know how to pack for an international move?
  3. Are they equipped to manage all customs and international paperwork for an easy global transition?
  4. Are they certified international movers who have a track record of relocating abroad?

Moving Internationally Doesn’t Have to Be a Nightmare

There are more things to think about, such as whether the company you’re considering is certified with FIDI, the organization that oversees international movers. As you take a look at the different companies, you can keep all of this in mind to help you decide on which mover to use.

Start investigating as soon as you know that moving to another country is on your horizon. Reach out to the expert at Nilson Van & Storage to get the support and professional assistance you need when moving internationally. Our company’s 70-year history in global relocation offers a level of comfort and expertise you won’t find with other companies.



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