International moving tips: 6 steps to success!

If you’re planning a move overseas, these international moving tips will guide you through the whole move process, from Canada to you international destination:

Step 1: Contact Pickfords

Call 1-855-523-3716 to speak to your International Move Manager, who will actively manage the entire move process for you.

Step 2: Meet our Move Consultant for a free home survey

Our International Move Consultant will visit your home to understand your packing requirements by assessing and measuring your belongings. They will also discuss your transit and insurance options to find out what suits you.

Step 3: Receive your free quote and move plan

Your Move Manager will send you the paperwork, including the cost of your move and a move day schedule. Your quotation may include a number of options for your consideration.

Step 4: Pick the services you require

Compare the options presented in your international moving quote and decide what’s best for you. Make sure you understand the terms and condition and insurance information.

Step 5: Book your international move

Formally book your removal by completing the paperwork and returning it to your Move Manager.

Step 6: Relax!

  • On move day, our crew will securely wrap and pack your belongings ready to ship to your new overseas home.
  • We will then arrange to forward your goods to our trusted network partner at your destination.
  • Our partner will clear your goods through customs and contact you to arrange a convenient delivery time.

For more international moving tips and advice, contact Pickfords on 1-855-523-3716 or email

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