Mumbai is a cosmopolitan city brimming with culture and life and many expats have found themselves captivated by the city's vibrancy and opportunity. It is the most populous city in India and is also the country's entertainment, financial and commercial capital. The people in Mumbai are very welcoming and polite and the city is very accepting of different religions and cultures. The city is host to one of the premier universities in India, the University of Mumbai, and expats will appreciate the many international schools available. Brits will be pleased to hear that cricket is very popular and Mumbai is home to two international cricket grounds, Brabourne Stadium and Wankhede Stadium. The city has countless restaurants where you can enjoy a variety of flavourful dishes that India is famous for. Take advantage of Mumbai's many beaches, including Juhu Beach, Girgaum Chowpatty and Aksa Beach, which are some of the main tourists attractions in the city. You'll need to take the time to arrange the shipment of your belongings before you move to Mumbai. We can help you decide what size shipping container to use with this easy guide: A 40-foot container can hold the contents of a 4 or 5-bedroom house or a 3-bedroom house plus a car. Alternatively, there is a 20-foot container, which can accommodate the contents of a 3-bedroom house.
In general a car will fit into a 20ft container. You will also need to consider quarantine and tax charges usually levied on importing vehicles.
Max Dimensions 5.75m x 2.2m x 2.2m (l x w x h)
Quarantine & Taxes: £1,000 - £2,500
All live animals, including pets, are subject to restrictions.
All counterfeit and pirated goods are prohibited.
All ancient objects and artefacts are completely prohibited.
Pornographic materials are banned.
Narcotics and any substances that can cause addiction are prohibited
Foreign currency notes must not exceed US$5,000