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Shipping Containers to Sri Lanka

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Movecorp are experts in Shipping Containers to Sri Lanka

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

Sri Lanka is an island nation located south-east off the southern tip of India. It is part of the Commonwealth. The general landscape of Sri Lanka is rugged and gets increasingly mountainous towards the centre of the island, eventually climaxing with the peak of Pidurutalagala which stands over 2,500 metres tall. The country also has a large amount water-based natural features, including more than 100 rivers and 40 lagoons. The island generally has a tropical climate. It is also the most biodiverse country in all of Asia, and one in five of the mammals on the island is not found anywhere else in the world. Sri Lanka has a diverse range of exports; the largest proportion is clothing, but tea, rubber tires, and precious gems including diamonds also contribute. The service sector is the main part of the Sri Lankan economy, and much of this will be related to the large tourism industry on the island. 7 out of 10 Sri Lankans are Buddhist, and probably has the longest history on the island of any religion. Culturally, festivals of various religions are celebrated by their respective followers, and religious groups exist in harmony. The country is most successful from a sporting perspective in cricket, having won the Cricket World Cup in 1996.

Useful Sri Lanka Travel Info

Flight Time From UK Currency Main Airports Main Shipping Ports
10hrs 45mins Sri Lankan Rupee Colombo, Hambantota Colombo

How Do I Use Shipping Containers to Sri Lanka?

Shipping containers to Sri Lanka 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 Sri Lanka.

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

How Much Does It Cost to Send Shipping Containers to Sri Lanka?

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 Sri Lanka

Included in the cost of shipping containers to Sri Lanka:

  • 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 Sri Lanka?

Air FreightSea Freight

Shipping-containers to Sri Lanka via Air Freight

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

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

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

Why Choose Movecorp for Your Container Shipping to Sri Lanka?

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

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