Shipping all your belongings over to Portugal doesn’t have to be taxing. There is just one major port in Lisbon to keep things simple and MoveHub can help you find the perfect shipping company to make sure everything arrives quickly and safely.
Whether you’re relocating to Lisbon, further along the coast or inland, shipping your stuff over can be made easy with MoveHub.
Air freight is the quickest option, but can be expensive, whereas sending items by sea or overland can prove to be a more cost effective solution; and generally doesn’t take longer than a week, depending on where you’re shipping from and the amount of items.
Wherever you’re moving to in Portugal, be it the capital or further afield, you can take advantage of international shipping’s standard door-to-door delivery to ensure your stuff gets to you conveniently.
Also moving within the EU, allows the freedom of movement of goods within EU countries for personal belongings. Although it’s always worth knowing what you can and can’t take in beforehand (see below for a general list), and check the Portuguese Immigration and Border Services website for the most up to date list.
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
Only pets with the appropriate documents are allowed entry
Antiques and items that might be of art and cultural significance are highly restricted.
Amounts in excess of
Meat and milk products from non-EU countries are banned.
Products from protected species listed under CITES
Only sports ammunition are allowed entry.