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Shipping costs to Des Moines, United States of America

Shipping to Des Moines, United States of America From Luanda, Angola

Shipping Times

1 - 3 days by air

18 - 24 days by sea
Estimated Shipping Costs to Des Moines, United States of America

1 bed flat

£4,308 - £4,762
£17,233 - £19,048

3 bed house

£6,628 - £7,326

5 bed house

£9,942 - £10,989

Shipping Container Costs to Des Moines, United States of America

Des Moines is the capital and most populous city in the state of Iowa. The history of the area dates back over 7000 years to the Native Americans. Nowadays, the city is best known for the Iowa presidential primary, where presidential candidates gather and discuss their politics and current issues. Des Moines economy is known primarily for being a base for insurance companies. It's the third largest insurance centre in the world and home to many of the largest companies in the country. But there is more to Des Moines than just business. It has a rich cultural centre with a symphony, theatres, a collection of museums, as well as the fascinating Iowa Science Center. The city boasts the beautiful Greater Des Moines Botanical Gardens, an indoor conservatory that houses 15,000 exotic plants and is one of the largest of its kind in the country. There are countless local parks, golf courses and 45 miles of trails throughout the city, making it a great place to find peace and enjoy nature. Figuring out how to transport all of your personal items can be one of the more stressful parts of moving, but we have a simple guide that should make it easy and straightforward. If you're moving from a 3-bedroom house, a 20-foot shipping container should house everything comfortably. If you're moving all of that plus a car, or if you're moving from a 4 or 5-bedroom house, you should select a 40-foot container. Now that's sorted, all there is left is for you to enjoy your new Des Moines home.

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: £12,593 - £13,919

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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: £6,628 - £7,326

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Car Shipping Costs to Des Moines, United States of America

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: £6628 - £7326

Quarantine & Taxes: £1,000 - £2,500

Price: £7,628 - £9,826

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Unusual Restricted Items



Automobiles which do not meet the latest fuel-emission requirements.



Absinthe which is not thujone free.

Trademarked Goods

Home & Garden

Any articles suspected of being counterfeit goods.

Straw & Wicker Items

Home & Garden

Including handicraft items made from straw.


Plant & Animal Products

Soil is anything considered loose material in which trees and plants may grow.

Plants & Seeds

Plant & Animal Products

Plants, Cuttings or Seeds which are capable of propagation.

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