If you are moving to Australia from China around Chinese new year and planning to bring lots of presents for your families and friends, you should definitely consider Australian Quarantine and Bio-security regulations first before packing your suitcases. You must ensure that the items you’re bringing with when moving to Australia are NOT on the prohibited items list, otherwise you will be risking serious fines and could find yourself in a very unpleasant situation.
What is the difference between Removals and Relocation services?
This is a question that we often get asked because the word relocation means different things to different people. Removals is a very traditional term used for the physical movement of your belongings from one place to another. Some people do refer to this as relocation services but the classic meaning of relocation services generally incorporates support services such as home search, city orientation, school/education advice and cross cultural training.
Moving overseas with children can be a very stressful experience at the best of times, but if you take the right preparation it might become a bit easier.
Nearly everyone that you speak to who has experienced an moving overseas with children will have an opinion as to the best way to go about it. Their advice may be good intentioned but perhaps its not necessarily what’s best for you. So lesson number one, certainly take on board other peoples experiences but seek advice from professional companies too.
Moving overseas is always a big undertaking, but when you’ve got a beloved pet coming too it becomes even trickier. Organising for your loyal canine or eccentric feline to join you on your international adventure is easier said than done. Moving to another country involves dealing with a new set of laws and strict regulations relating to the transportation of animals.
All goods entering into Australia are normally subject to Australian Customs and Quarantine inspection prior to clearance. Unaccompanied baggage and household goods may be imported into Australia free of customs duty providing the personal and household effects have been owned for (12) twelve months or more preceding the customer’s departure for Australia.