International Movers vs. Shipping Companies

Moving overseas is expensive. Transportation alone can cost a few thousand. Then you would need to pay for packing and unpacking, insurance, storage, customs duty and taxes, there are visa fees and lawyer fees in some cases. A substantial part of the entire transportation may be via sea or air, depending on the mode you choose. This often propels some people to consider hiring shipping companies instead of international movers. Shipping companies would actually charge you a little less than what international movers would quote in most cases. However, you should not hire shipping companies. Continue reading “International Movers vs. Shipping Companies”

How to Assess Reviews & Ratings of International Movers

Not too long ago, we could only ask around and seek advice to find the best service provider in any category. The same was true for products. Over the last two decades, online reviews have changed how we go about our searches and researches. Social media has further simplified the process of verifying the credibility of any organisation. International movers may or may not be active on social media. They also may or may not engage with online reviews published on public forums and sites. Yet, you will find enough reviews and ratings of all major international movers online. Continue reading “How to Assess Reviews & Ratings of International Movers”