Ireland to Asia
Moving from Ireland to Asia
As the world’s largest and most populous continent, Asia can pose particular challenges for new immigrants. Whether you are planning to move to the suburbs of Mumbai, the high-rises of Singapore or the ring roads of Shanghai, JIT Removals has a solution for efficiently and safely shipping your goods to Asia. We have the experience to deal with unexpected logistical challenges and our goal is to make sure that your important possessions arrive on time, with minimal red tape.
Depending on where you are going to live in Asia, you may encounter strict laws about bringing your personal belongings into a particular country, and it is important that you fully understand these before moving there from Ireland. JIT Removals can provide expert advice on the procedure for dealing with customs across the Asian continent.
The first step in planning a move to Asia is to understand things like basic residency requirements for your country of choice, as well as the typical duty on household goods and if there are any prohibitions and restrictions. Our international move experts will have many of the answers you need.
Once you submit a request for a quote, we will contact you to discuss your specific needs. We provide door-to-door removals to cities and towns in countries like India, China, Thailand, Vietnam, Malaysia, Indonesia and many more.
Here are answers to some of the most common questions we receive about moves to Asia:
What happens when I choose JIT Removals?
If you are happy with your quote and wish to move forward, we will set up a file containing all the details of your move to Asia. JIT Removals will help you ensure that all of your customs documents are in order to avoid any delays or complications.
Sea or Air Freight?
Depending on the type of goods you wish to ship, we offer both sea freight and air freight service. Sea freight is cheaper and appropriate for those without rigid time constraints, and provides both full and shared container load services. Air freight can arrive in Asia in less than one week, while sea freight can take far longer, depending on the method of shipment you use. There are several ways to approach sea or air freight and JIT Removals can advise you on the most appropriate solutions based on your specific needs.
How do I pack for Asia?
While you are at liberty to pack your own belongings for the journey, we would suggest that in order to ensure premium insurance coverage that you avail yourself of our professional packing service. We guarantee the use of the best packing methods and the most suitable packing materials available, and use a removal inventory and numbering system to ensure that everything is clearly identified. Our ultimate goal is to ensure that your belongings arrive safely and securely in Asia.
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What should I expect on moving day?
JIT Removals appoints an international foreman for every Asian move, and this individual will be available to answer any questions you may have. If you have chosen to use our packing services, our uniformed crew will carefully wrap and prepare your belongings for safe transit. We can also arrange storage for any items you wish to keep in Ireland or ship to storage in Asia. If there are any prohibited items, our foreman will bring this to your attention.
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What happens when my stuff arrives in Asia?
Depending on the country of your destination, customs clearance can be challenging and quarantine laws can be strict. You may need to obtain a permit to bring certain goods into Asia. We always suggest that you contact country customs prior to deciding what goods to bring.
Who will be available in Asia to help me with the move?
Our in-country agent will have received all of your customs documents from JIT Removals. The agent will act as your import coordinator and will assist you with the customs clearance process. Once your shipment has cleared customs, our agent will contact you and arrange a delivery date and time. On delivery day, all of your goods will be unloaded and cross referenced against the JIT Removals inventory taken in Ireland. Your furniture will be unwrapped and boxes will be unpacked. Our agent will ensure that all your goods will be placed in rooms as you see fit.
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