The United Kingdom has always been and remains one of the world’s most appealing locations for expatriates & those of you relocating to the U.K. are certain to be captivated by this diverse, historic and inspiring country. The United Kingdom’s temperate climate brings a good amount of rainfall, which only adds to country’s lush, green countryside. Great Britain’s extensive transportation system makes travelling around exceptionally easy, with plenty of affordable trains, buses and coaches to choose from.
The U.K. is also home to several important airports, such as London Heathrow and Birmingham International, which provide services to many domestic and international destinations. Marvel in the country’s incredible history by visiting places such as Caernarfon Castle, the Tower of London, Stonehenge and Edinburgh Castle. Britain has a very rich cultural heritage, having been home to many famous figures, such as William Shakespeare, Jane Austen and, of course, The Beatles. Catch a Shakespeare play at Stratford’s Royal Shakespeare Theatre, hear the beautiful Welsh National Opera perform or marvel at some of J.M.W. Turner’s paintings at the Tate Modern.
If you want to take in some fresh air, the U.K.’s beautiful countryside is the perfect place to enjoy all manner of outdoors activities, from hiking and sailing, to fishing and cycling. Before you grab a pint and settle down in the local pub, you should arrange the shipping of your belongings. A 20-foot shipping container could accommodate the contents of a 3-bedroom house, whereas a 40-foot container could hold more, such as the contents of a 4 or 5-bedroom house. If you plan to take a vehicle with you, a 40-foot container could also hold a 3-bedroom house, along with a car.
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