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Shipping Containers to Antigua

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Movecorp are experts in Shipping Containers to Antigua

Shipping Containers to AntiguaOpting to use container shipping to Antigua from the UK is a great idea. If you have an abundance of household items to take over to Antigua, but you’re not sure how, don’t leave anything behind, bring it all with you using our freight shipping.

Movecorp are experts in sending shipping containers to Antigua from the UK because we have done it so many times. No matter the size of the delivery or the items being shipped, we’ll get the job done right every time.

Living in Antigua

Commonly known solely as Antigua, the sovereign state is formally known as Antigua and Barbuda, made up of the two major islands as the name suggests. The state also encompasses smaller islands, with a total population of around 81 000. The islands lie in the West Indies, between the Caribbean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean. Formed by volcanic processes, the islands are well known for their beaches, lagoons and coves, with an abundance of reefs in the surrounding waters. The capital city of Saint John’s on the island of Antigua has the largest population of all the cities, of around 22 000, nearly a quarter of the 100 963 estimated total population. 91% of this population is African and the main religion is Christianity, an influence of the British Empire which formerly ruled the state until 1981 yet remains a Commonwealth country. Tourism has mainly dominated the economy in Antigua, known for its luxury resorts, but a slow decline followed by the devastating impact of Hurricane Irma in 2017 has meant a decline in the tourism industry. The government has thus had to be creative and developed an economic citizenship programme to attract investment and grow the economy.

Useful Antigua Travel Info

Flight Time From UK Currency Main Airports Main Shipping Ports
8 hrs 35 mins East Caribbean Dollar Antigua St Johns

How Do I Use Shipping Containers to Antigua?

Shipping containers to Antigua from the UK is easy with Movecorp. All you have to do is give us a call for a quick, free quote so that we can begin to understand your shipping needs. From there, we will send out a surveying service team to assess the items you wish to ship in a container to Antigua.

After that, our expert wrapping and packing team will prep your items for shipping and put them in our shipping containers. You can opt to use a shared container or a sole-use container. Almost anything can be shipped, from sofas and beds to computers and bikes – simply ask!

Then we will ship your goods to Antigua and unpack them upon arrival at your chosen destination. Easy peasy!

How Much Does It Cost to Send Shipping Containers to Antigua?

It will be faster but more expensive if you opt to use air freight. If you have a large load of items, you will need to use a sole-use container. This way you can fill the entire shipping container, the 20ft or 40ft options, as needed.

Cost to Send Shipping Containers to Antigua

Included in the cost of shipping containers to Antigua:

  • A move coordinator to help with the whole process
  • Insurance on your goods
  • Packing and unpacking
  • Door-to-door collection and delivery

What are the shipping methods for sending items to Antigua?

Air FreightSea Freight

Shipping-containers to Antigua via Air Freight

If you need your belongings in Antigua in a hurry, airfreight is the quickest transit method to move your possessions internationally. Shipping-containers via air freight are highly convenient, but this does come with a higher price tag. Your quote for Antigua Shipping-containers 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 Antigua but you require them urgently, air freight is a convenient transport method. Many Movecorp customers will make use of our air freight to Antigua 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 Shipping-containers to Antigua via air freight is what happens with your goods upon their arrival in Antigua. 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.

Shipping-containers to Antigua via Sea Freight

For Shipping-containers to Antigua, sea freight is one of the most favoured transport methods due to its cost-effectiveness and ease for our clients. Shipping-containers to Antigua 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 Shipping-containers to Antigua 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 Antigua and you will only pay for the space this baggage occupies.

Dedicated container load is the recommended Antigua Shipping-containers 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 Antigua, by a team of movers that are committed to delivering a premium service.

Why Choose Movecorp for Your Container Shipping to Antigua?

At Movecorp, we are so confident in our services for shipping containers UK to Antigua that we offer a price match service. If you can find a better price, we will try to beat it. You’ll be pleased to know that we are accredited by the British Association of Removers (BAR) and many other organisations, so you know you are getting a quality service.

Make sure you enjoy your trip abroad by trusting in Movecorp to handle all the hard parts when shipping containers to Antigua.

Call us today on 020 7127 4597 for your free estimate
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