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Removals to Cannes | Full or Part Loads

Removals to Cannes from the UK

Moving to Cannes, the glamorous heart of the French Riviera, offers an exceptional blend of luxury, stunning architecture, and a vibrant cultural scene. Whether you’re relocating your home or business, choosing the right removals service is crucial to ensure a smooth transition. Here’s everything you need to know about planning your move to Cannes.

Why Move to Cannes?

Cannes is renowned for its beautiful beaches, prestigious film festival, and a rich tapestry of cultural events. With excellent employment opportunities, especially in tourism, hospitality, technology, and the arts, it’s a fantastic destination for professionals and families alike. The city also boasts a high standard of education with numerous top-rated schools and universities.

Our Removals Services

  1. Comprehensive Moving Solutions We offer a full range of services for removals to Cannes to cater to all your moving needs:
    • Residential Moves: Our team handles everything from packing your belongings to transporting and unpacking them at your new home.
    • Commercial Moves: Specialised services for relocating offices and businesses throughout Europe with minimal disruption.
    • International Moves: Expertise in handling international removals with a focus on seamless customs clearance and documentation.
    • Regular Departures: We offer weekly departures for removals to France via road.
  2. Packing and Storage
    • Professional Packing: Our experienced packers use high-quality materials to ensure the safety of your items.
    • Secure Storage: We provide secure storage facilities for short or long-term needs, ensuring your belongings are safe until you’re ready to move them.
  3. Specialist Services
    • Antique and Art Removals: Careful handling and transport of valuable and delicate items.
    • Vehicle Transport: Safe and efficient transportation of your vehicle to Cannes.

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Part Load Removals to Cannes

When planning a move to Cannes, not everyone requires a full load removal service. For those who have fewer belongings or are looking for a more cost-effective solution, part load removals are an ideal option. Part load removals involve sharing the moving space with other customers, thus reducing costs and optimising efficiency. Here’s everything you need to know about part load removals to Cannes.

What Are Part Load Removals?

Part load removals, also known as groupage or shared load removals, involve consolidating your items with those of other clients heading to the same or nearby destination. This approach allows for more efficient use of transport space and reduces the overall cost of the move. It’s a practical solution for individuals or businesses with smaller loads or those who are flexible with their moving dates.

Benefits of Part Load Removals

  1. Cost-Effective
    • Reduced Costs: By sharing the transport space with others, the overall cost of the move is significantly lower compared to a dedicated removal service.
    • Flexible Pricing: You only pay for the space your items occupy, making it a more affordable option for smaller moves.
  2. Convenient Scheduling
    • Flexible Dates: Part load removals offer flexible scheduling options, allowing you to choose dates that fit your timetable while also accommodating other clients’ schedules.


What Are Dedicated Removals?

Dedicated removals involve reserving an entire vehicle for your belongings, providing a direct and exclusive moving service. This option is perfect for larger moves or for those who prefer a more customised and expedited service. With dedicated removals, your items are the sole focus, ensuring maximum attention to detail and efficiency.

Benefits of Dedicated Removals

  1. Personalised Service
    • Exclusive Use: Your items are the only ones in the vehicle, allowing for tailored handling and transport.
    • Direct Route: With no other stops, your belongings are transported directly from your current location to your new home in Cannes.
  2. Faster Delivery
    • Efficient Timing: The direct nature of dedicated removals means quicker transit times, getting your belongings to Cannes as soon as possible.
    • Flexible Scheduling: Greater flexibility in choosing your moving dates and times, accommodating your specific needs.

Customs Clearance for UK Expats

As the UK is no longer part of the EU, moving from the UK to Cannes involves some customs procedures. Here’s what you need to know:

  • Documentation: You’ll need to provide proof of residency in France, an inventory of items being moved, and proof of ownership for vehicles.
  • Customs Duties: Personal belongings are generally exempt from duties if they have been owned for at least six months and are for personal use. New items may be subject to VAT and import duties.
  • Restricted Items: Certain items such as firearms, plants, and perishable goods may have restrictions or require special permits.

Our team is well-versed in these procedures and can assist you in preparing all necessary documentation to ensure a hassle-free move.

Living in Cannes

  1. Property in Cannes
    • Types of Property: Cannes offers a diverse range of properties from luxurious apartments along the Croisette to charming villas in the hills. The choice depends on your budget and lifestyle preferences.
    • Buying Property: Foreigners can buy property in France without restrictions. However, it is advisable to hire a local real estate agent and legal advisor to navigate the process.
    • Renting Property: Renting is a popular option, with leases typically lasting one year, renewable. Ensure you understand the terms of your lease, including maintenance responsibilities and utility costs.
  2. Cost of Living
    • Housing Costs: Property prices in Cannes can be high, especially in prime areas like La Croisette and Le Suquet. Renting is often more affordable, with prices varying depending on location and property size.
    • Daily Expenses: The cost of living in Cannes is comparable to other major French cities. Expect to pay more for dining out and entertainment in tourist areas.
    • Healthcare: France offers excellent healthcare services. UK expats should ensure they have appropriate health insurance, whether through work, private insurance, or the French health system.
  3. Lifestyle and Amenities
    • Cultural Scene: Cannes is a cultural hub with numerous festivals, including the world-famous Cannes Film Festival. The city boasts various museums, galleries, and theatres.
    • Outdoor Activities: Enjoy the Mediterranean climate with activities like beach outings, sailing, and exploring the Esterel Mountains.
    • Education: Cannes has several international schools and prestigious universities, making it a great place for families.

Why Choose Us?

  • Experience and Expertise: With years of experience in the European removals industry, we guarantee a high standard of service.
  • Customer-Centric Approach: Our company is dedicated to ensuring customer satisfaction, providing personalised services tailored to your needs.
  • Competitive Pricing: We offer transparent pricing with no hidden fees, ensuring value for your money.
  • Insurance Coverage: Comprehensive insurance options to protect your belongings throughout the move.
  • Local Knowledge: We have extensive experience in servicing Cannes and its surrounding areas. Our removal staff are familiar with local roads and restrictions.

Planning Your Move

  1. Initial Consultation: Contact us to discuss your moving requirements. We’ll provide a free, no-obligation quote.
  2. Packing Services: Opt for our professional packing service to save time and ensure your items are securely packed.
  3. Transport: Our fleet of modern vehicles ensures safe and timely delivery of your possessions.
  4. Unpacking and Settling In: We offer unpacking services to help you settle into your new home quickly and comfortably.

Contact Us

Ready to make your move to Cannes? Contact us today for a personalised quote and to learn more about how we can make your relocation a stress-free experience. Our friendly team is here to assist you every step of the way.

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