Moving Tips

How to pack baggage for shipping from London?



There are various methods and myths on how to pack for shipping overseas. The rule is simple, pack light, and pack well so as that you personal, fragile items do not get damaged or broken in transit to your destination.



Improper packing leads to breakage and damage.



​Make a list of the items your wish to ship or take with your before you start packing so that your don't get last minute surprises.

For overseas shipping always use export quality Double wall or Tri-wall boxes and good quality packing tape. The boxes we recommend are designed to withstand manual handling. you can also pack your personal items into bag, Bags, Suitcase or hard-shell suitcases. we accept all types of luggage and baggage for international moving overseas. 



You will need the following



  • Boxes for packing
  • Packing Tape; for securing the box externally.
  • Pen / Marker Pen: to write with for packing list and marking the box.
  • Packing List for each box.

  • Please ensure you Do Not Pack and perfumes, Aerosols, Dangerous or Hazerdous goods for shipping with us, including lithium Batteries.



Have plenty of supplies; Boxes, Cartons, use the right size box or container for your items, clothing should be packed with plastic lining inside to stop any water damage to your belongings, Books and printed matter should be packed in to book boxes. Make sure that all items packed are secure and they do not protrude out of boxes, for fragile items use bubble wrap or tissue paper for cushioning and tape well before placing into box. Where every possible use recommend manufactures boxes for electronics’, and fragile items.



Do not over pack the box, over packed or heavy boxes can split in transit through manual handling processes.  Maximum Weight should not excess 30Kilo ( 65Ibs) per single item.



Happy Packing...



if you require professional packing services then please contact our customer services on :0208 577 00 33