Excess Baggage from the UK to Barbados
Are you looking to go to Barbados for a long trip but you have too much luggage? Are you worried about excess baggage fees at airports? Well with Movecorp, there’s no need to fret. All you need to think about is enjoying your time in Barbados, because we will handle the rest.
When sending excess luggage to Barbados, we pride ourselves on our expert knowledge of the country and the most appropriate method of shipping for each customer. So if you want the best service for sending baggage to Barbados, Movecorp will not lead you wrong.
Living in Barbados
Situated in the Caribbean in the western part of the North Atlantic, Barbados is a small island covering 432 square kilometres. A previous British colony, it played a large part in the production of sugar by African slaves and thus 90% of the population are of Afro-Caribbean descent. Despite English being the official language, Barbados has a creole language known as Bajan, is English based but not necessarily understandable for English speakers from other countries. It represents the blend of cultures in Barbados and it has developed a unique culture as a result. The island is known for calypso and soca music and there are several traditional dishes, including Cou-Cou and Flying Fish with spicy gravy, as well as Pudding and Souse which is pickled pork with spicy sweet potato. Barbados is also known for its rum; the famous Cockspur Rum and Malibu originate from the island. Barbados is also famous as the home of Rihanna, a best-selling music artist worldwide; she has been made an Honorary Ambassador for Barbados, for Youth and Culture. The economy of Barbados is well developed and has a large mix of industries, however a 2012 study showed that a fifth of the population live in poverty.
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How Much Does It Cost to Send Luggage to Barbados?
If you are sending excess baggage to Barbados from the UK, then we have a variety of options for you to choose from. Movecorp has a shared container method or a sole-use container option, to suit all budgets and needs. Plus, you can choose to send a suitcase to Barbados via sea freight or air freight.
Shipping excess baggage to Barbados via shared container, where you only pay for the portion you use, is the most cost-effective service we offer when accompanied by sea freight transport.
Air freight baggage shipping is faster but also more costly. If you needed to use a whole shipping container, then this is a price factor, too, as you’ll be paying for the use of more space.
What’s included in your excess baggage shipping rates:
- A move coordinator to help you along the shipping process
- Insurance for your goods
- UK collection and packaging of goods
- Door-to-door baggage to Barbados
What are the shipping methods for sending items to Barbados?
Baggage-shipping to Barbados via Air Freight
If you need your belongings in Barbados in a hurry, airfreight is the quickest transit method to move your possessions internationally. Baggage-shipping via air freight are highly convenient, but this does come with a higher price tag. Your quote for Barbados Baggage-shipping is calculated based on the weight of your consignment, meaning it is not so economical for larger loads such as an entire home.
If you are only sending a one bedroom flat, some boxes of clothes or a few items of furniture to Barbados but you require them urgently, air freight is a convenient transport method. Many Movecorp customers will make use of our air freight to Barbados service cooperatively with another method of transportation. Such as sending a small number of items they need as a priority via air freight and everything else they can send via sea freight to cut costs.
Another factor that might influence the cost of your Baggage-shipping to Barbados via air freight is what happens with your goods upon their arrival in Barbados. You can choose to collect your goods at the airport yourself, or you can request that diligent moving teams deliver your goods to the kerbside of your new home.
Baggage-shipping to Barbados via Sea Freight
For Baggage-shipping to Barbados, sea freight is one of the most favoured transport methods due to its cost-effectiveness and ease for our clients. Baggage-shipping to Barbados via sea freight can sometimes be a slow process, therefore we advise that you allow ample time for your delivery.
Shared container load is the ideal Baggage-shipping to Barbados choice if you have a small consignment such as a one bedroom flat, a studio apartment or a small office space. All of your goods and furnishings will be wrapped, packed and loaded onto a shared shipping container to Barbados and you will only pay for the space this baggage occupies.
Dedicated container load is the recommended Barbados Baggage-shipping method if you are sending an entire home load or a large commercial office space. You will pay to receive the sole use of a 20ft or 40ft shipping container. A 20ft container will fit a three-bedroom home comfortably and 40ft is sufficient space if you want to send a vehicle amongst other goods.
Owing to our partnership with a number of global removals organisations, your goods will be delivered to the destination of your choice in Barbados, by a team of movers that are committed to delivering a premium service.
How Do I Send Luggage to Barbados?
When shipping luggage to Barbados, Movecorp will take the reins for you. We will ensure that your goods are expertly packed, shipped and unpacked during the baggage shipping to Barbados process. You don’t have to worry about a thing, just let the professionals do it for you!
You can find comfort in knowing that you will be assigned your own move coordinator to help with the shipping procedure. Your move coordinator will give you all the information you need before sending luggage to Barbados.
A surveying service will be used, if necessary, to determine how best to ship your baggage to Barbados. This can be using our shared containers, or our sole-use containers, as stated before. We will package everything for you, using only the best materials and making sure you’re happy every step of the way.
What Excess Baggage Can I Ship to Barbados?
If you are planning an epic trip to Barbados, and you need to ship a lot more stuff than you can carry, then worry not. This happens to a lot of people and airlines profit from excess baggage fees – but with Movecorp, no matter the item, we can ship it for you as a leading baggage shipping company.
Whether it’s your surfboard, guitar or camping equipment, for example, Movecorp will package and ship your unaccompanied baggage to Barbados with ease – whatever it may be.
Here is a list of common prohibited items:
- Perishable items
- Liquids, liquefiable substances and powders
- Intoxicating beverages
Why Choose Movecorp for Shipping Baggage to Barbados?
We will ensure that sending bags to Barbados is as painless for you as possible. We are so confident in our services that we offer a price match option if you do happen to find a cheaper quote for excess baggage UK to Barbados shipping.
Our professional knowledge of customs and travel documents should provide you with some comfort, along with insurance on your luggage shipping to Barbados. We are proud of our accreditation from organisations such as the British Association of Removers (BAR) and the International Association of Movers (IAM), amongst many others.
Make the best decision for your budget, don’t settle for inflated airline fees. Instead, let Movecorp handle your excess baggage shipping UK to Barbados the right way.