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Shipping Containers to Gambia

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Movecorp are experts in Shipping Containers to Gambia

Shipping Containers to GambiaOpting to use container shipping to Gambia from the UK is a great idea. If you have an abundance of household items to take over to Gambia, 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 Gambia 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 Gambia

The Gambia, which has the smallest area of any African nation, is essentially located inside of Senegal, except for a short Atlantic Ocean coastline to the west. The territory of the Gambia roughly follows the Gambia river. The capital city is called Banjul on the west coast, although Serekunda and Brikama both have greater populations. The authoritarian rule of Yahya Jemmah was ended in 2016 when a coalition of opposition parties won the election. The country has a population of just over 2 million inhabitants. Gambia’s economy is generally centred around agriculture, which employs 7 out of 10 of Gambians. However, the service sector is Gambia’s most valuable industry, accounting for just under 60% of the country’s GDP. Whilst the EU was once Gambia’s main export market, the country has since entered into trade with a more global selection including the United States and Japan. By far, Islam is the dominant religion in the country; Christianity is a very small minority with approximately 1 in 20 Gambians being Christian. The culture of Gambian does have clear European influences due to its history as a centre for the slave trade; in line with this, English is the official language of Gambia. In Gambia, the most popular sport is wrestling, though football is also popular.

Useful Gambia Travel Info

Flight Time From UK Currency Main Airports Main Shipping Ports
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How Do I Use Shipping Containers to Gambia?

Shipping containers to Gambia 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 Gambia.

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 Gambia and unpack them upon arrival at your chosen destination. Easy peasy!

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

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 Gambia

Included in the cost of shipping containers to Gambia:

  • 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 Gambia?

Air FreightSea Freight

Shipping-containers to Gambia via Air Freight

If you need your belongings in Gambia 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 Gambia 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 Gambia but you require them urgently, air freight is a convenient transport method. Many Movecorp customers will make use of our air freight to Gambia 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 Gambia via air freight is what happens with your goods upon their arrival in Gambia. 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 Gambia via Sea Freight

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

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

Why Choose Movecorp for Your Container Shipping to Gambia?

At Movecorp, we are so confident in our services for shipping containers UK to Gambia 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 Gambia.

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