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Removals To South Africa


South Africa

Full container loads | Groupage | Air Freight

At Burke Bros Moving Group we understand the complexities involved in relocating your life and belongings to South Africa.  With our comprehensive international removal service, we aim to make your move as seamless and stress-free as possible.

Our Removals to South Africa Service:

When you choose Burke Bros Moving Group, you’re choosing expertise in international removals.  Whether you’re moving from the UK to South Africa or from any other part of the world, we’ve got you covered.  Our team of experienced professional will handle every aspect of your move with care and efficiency.

Whether you require a full household removal or a part load, we offer a high-quality professional shipping service worldwide.

As you would expect from an international business, we have all the professional hands you need for a smooth relocation overseas. We have the global knowledge, contacts, affiliations and practical skills to take care of you all the way to your new life. And for your further peace of mind, we offer full financial protection door to door.

Tailored International Removals Solutions:

No two moves are alike, which is why we offer personalised removal solutions to suit your needs.  Whether you’re relocating a small apartment or an entire household, we have the resources and expertise to ensure a successful move. Our international movers are trained to handle belongings of all shapes and sizes with the utmost care. 

  • One of our experienced estimators will visit you in your home so we can accurately calculate the volume you wish to take and any of your packing requirements. Calculating the correct volume is key to a realistic quotation and we understand that cost is an important factor when moving internationally. That’s why we provide transparent pricing. The estimator can also offer you some invaluable advice in preparation for your move.
  • We will arrive at your home to pack and wrap your items ready for shipment over a two-to-three-day period. Our professional packing team will carefully pack and label your belongings to ensure they arrive at your new home in South Africa intact.  We use high-quality packing materials to protect your items during transit, giving you peace of mind throughout the journey.  The container being loaded on the last day and the inventory checked, ready for the container to be locked, sealed and driven to the UK port.
  • All of our removal operatives are trained overseas packers and will ensure your goods are safely packed. Other considerations are tailor made crates for items such as pianos, clocks and glass cabinets etc. Your items are then ready to be loaded on to the shipping container or can be put into storage for any amount of time you require.
  • We offer Marine Insurance on all of our international moves that is sufficient to cover your entire move, including cover for the cost of your goods and the cost of the shipment itself, on all effects packed by Burke Bros.

Shipping Options

  • We offer a variety of shipping options including sea freight and air freight to accommodate your timeline and budget. Our sea freight services are ideal for larger shipments, while air freight provides a faster transit time for urgent deliveries.  Rest assured, your belongings will reach their destination safely and on time..
  • As you are shipping your personal effects to South Africa, you may require a full 40ft or 20ft container, we also offer part-loads or groupage containers, where you only pay for the space your possessions take up within a container.

Container options:

Whether you require a full container or a shared container, we’ll help you choose the best option for your belongings.

  • Upon arrival in South Africa, one of our trusted agents will then take care of your goods and move. All goods entering South Africa are subject to Customs clearance.

Customs Clearance Made Easy:

Navigating customs clearance can be a daunting task.  We have in-depth knowledge of South African customs regulations, ensuring smooth processing of your belongings.  Leaving the paperwork to us, will allow you to focus on settling into your new life in South Africa.

  • All documentation is processed by Burke Bros. Agents in South Africa are appointed to negotiate on local levels allowing ease of access into the country. Specialist knowledge of this complex subject enables Burke Bros to provide a full comprehensive international service.

Delivery to Your New home:

Once your items have been customs cleared our agent’s operations department will arrange a mutually suitable day for delivery to your new home, or your shipment can be placed in to secure storage facilities. Their services should include full unwrapping of all furniture items, reassembly of items that require non-specialist attention such as beds and bookcases etc. Other services may be available at an additional cost.

Financial Guarantee

Our membership with BAR British Association of Removers) and FIDI (the global alliance of international quality international removal companies) organisations guarantees your money and move are thoroughly protected.

It offers our customers financial security, operational competence, worldwide support and redress facilities that give you total satisfaction that your possessions are being thoroughly cared for.

It provides a scheme of pre-payment protection. As payments are made prior to moving, it is more reassuring to use a financially bonded mover who belongs to the BAR or FIDI. The BAR comprises movers that offer a guarantee that customers advanced payments are protected should the company cease to trade.


As members of the BAR and FIDI we are regularly inspected and adhere to their strict code of practices.

A Comprehensive Removals Process:

From initial consultation to the final delivery, we’ll guide you through every step pf the removals process.  Our dedicated team will keep you informed and updated, answering any questions you may have along the way. 

Our removal services cover all of South Africa from Cape Town to Durban and Port Elizabeth and beyond.

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Currencies Direct

Currencies Direct offer a fast, easy way to transfer money overseas, without the hassle and cost of dealing with your bank - either online 24/7 or over the phone.

With over 20 years’ experience they’ve helped thousands of people save money when buying property abroad, offering bank-beating exchange rates and never charging a transfer fee. They’ve even helped customers save the entire cost of their removal charges!

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LUMON, the Property Payment Specialists, have been helping clients make transfers for their international move since 2000. With in-country banking, international bi-lingual teams, and specialist processes including provision of legally required paperwork for property transactions from the French Riviera to the Australian Gold Coast, they are a really useful service to consider with your move.

They have a dedicated Burke Bros team which you can contact on 0044-1494-972-722. Alternatively, you can enter your details and request a call back through their website here: Lumon or email BurkeBros@LumonPay.com

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