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Shipping costs to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Shipping to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia From Brisbane, Australia

Shipping Times

1 - 3 days by air

11 - 16 days by sea
Estimated Shipping Costs to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

1 bed flat

£756 - £835
£3,024 - £3,341

3 bed house

£1,163 - £1,285

5 bed house

£1,745 - £1,928

Shipping Container Costs to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Kuala Lumpur is the capital of Malaysia and also the country's most populous city. The city is perfect mix of and modern and traditional, making it a perfect location for business and family oriented people alike. The weather in Kuala Lumpur is very different from the U.K., due to its tropical rainforest climate, which is sunny and warm with a good amount of rainfall. Flooding is not uncommon, either. Whilst the cost of living in Kuala Lumpur can be higher than in other areas of Malaysia, the city has so much to offer it's residents. Retail and fashion is a big part of the city's identity and is home to countless shopping centers and outlets. Kualar Lumpur has many fine restaurants and there are even some unique food districts in the city, such as Jalan Alor, where you can find many local dishes. Driving is the main source of transportation in Kuala Lumpur, which is unlike most other Asian cities. There are other options such as rail, buses and taxis, but few people use this method.

Moving to Kualar Lumpur is sure to be a straightforward process and we've come up with a guide to help you decide what size shipping container to use when moving your items. There are two options available: a 20-foot container and a 40-foot container. The 20-foot option should hold the contents of a 3-bedroom house, whereas the 40-foot option should hold a 3-bedroom house plus a car, or a 4 to 5-bedroom house.

40ft Shipping Container

67 Cubic Meters | 12.04m x 2.35m x 2.39m (l x w x h)
See how much you can fit in a 40ft Container

Price: £2,210 - £2,442

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20ft Shipping Container

33 Cubic Meters | 6.04m x 2.35m x 2.39m (l x w x h)
See how much you can fit in a 20ft Container

Price: £1,163 - £1,285

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Car Shipping Costs to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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.

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Car Shipped by Sea Freight

Max Dimensions 5.75m x 2.2m x 2.2m (l x w x h)

Base Price: £1163 - £1285

Quarantine & Taxes: £1,000 - £2,500

Price: £2,163 - £3,785

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Unusual Restricted Items

Pens and Pencils

Home & Garden

Pens, pencils and any other items resembling syringes are banned.

Indecent Media


Any form of media considered to be indecent is prohibited.

Tutle Eggs

Plant & Animal Products

Turtle eggs are prohibited.


Plant & Animal Products

Live fish and all genuses of piranha are prohibited.


Weapons & Firearms

Daggers and flick knives are prohibited.

Replica or toy guns and grenades

Weapons & Firearms

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