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Shipping to Benin

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Need a Shipping Company for your move to Benin?

Shipping to BeninShipping to Benin doesn’t have to be the daunting task that it might seem. When you employ Movecorp to handle your UK to Benin shipping, you can sit back, relax, and watch us tackle the hard work.

Our global ties with fully-accredited shipping agents and service partners means you will receive first-class service when you choose Movecorp for international shipping, even when you are on the other side of the world!

During our years in the industry, we have worked effortlessly to hone our worldwide shipping solutions and to maintain economic shipping costs to Benin without ever compromising on the quality of service you receive.

Our reputation as one of the most reliable and trusted shipping companies from the UK to Benin is hard earned and has been solidified through our partnerships with a number of overseas shipping organisations… and some beaming customer testimonials.

Living in Benin

Situated in West Africa, Benin is bordered by four nations; Togo, Nigeria, Burkina Faso and Niger. With the population densely populating the southern coastline of the North Atlantic, the remaining territory can be divided into four distinct areas. With the low lying coastal plain dominated by marshy land, the forest-savanna reigns over the southern areas of Benin, followed by rocky hills finally extending into the Atacora mountain range in the north of the country. The range of terrain allows for a range of economic opportunities for Benin, but most predominant is cotton production, accounting for around 80% of exports and approximately 40% of GDP. This has contributed to its economic growth; however, population growth has prevented the effects of this economic gain. The population has grown five-fold between 1950 and 2016 and there is a vast range of ethnic groups, including 42 African groups, as well as Indian and Lebanese communities involved with trade. There is also a European diaspora, though this mainly consists of nationals sent to help with aid and are by far the minority. Despite this, the national language is French, yet Beninese traditions have been held onto. Alongside traditional dress, Beninese literature has a strong oral presence despite the French language, but many cross-cultural scenes have developed, including French cabaret and American rock.

Useful Benin Travel Info

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How do I ship to Benin?

Sending items to Benin has never been easier than with the help of the professionals at Movecorp. Your efforts end at requesting a free quote; after that, you just sit and watch us take the lead of your international shipping to Benin.

Our door-to-door Benin shipping services take care of every major and minor detail, but it all starts with introducing you to your removal coordinator to assess your load, timescale and budget. We pack, store, load and ship goods to Benin; we even administrate all the necessary paperwork and documentation prior to your shipping from the UK to Benin.

What do you include in your UK to Benin shipping?

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We have been fine-tuning our services for many years now and we have come to realise that no two worldwide moves are the same. This is also the case for individual budgets and requirements, therefore we adapt our solutions to suit your personal needs; this is just one of the reasons why we are a highly regarded international shipping company.

The services we offer in our shipping from UK to Benin include:

  • A dedicated removal coordinator to conduct your move and offer support
  • Packing of your items in safe, industry-approved materials
  • Collection and loading of your goods onto a shipping container to Benin
  • Customs clearances and delivery of belongings to your chosen address and unpacked
  • Terminal fees, shipping fees and marine insurance

What is the cost of shipping to Benin?

Cost of shipping to BeninWe aim to provide cheap shipping to Benin solutions as we understand relocating overseas can be stressful at the best of times. We have options to suit all budgets that can be discussed in finer detail with your move coordinator.

Our part-load service allows you to ship goods to Benin within a shared shipping container. This is ideal for the light-packers and you will only need to pay for the space your items take up. If you are shipping large, bulky items, you can opt for a sole-use 20ft or 40ft container. You will pay for the whole use of this shipping container and you can fill it as you wish.

Your time-frame and end destination in Benin are also contributing factors to the cost of your shipping, however your move coordinator will supply a detailed quote before you agree to anything.

What items can I ship to Benin?

Our accomplished packers and movers can ship just about anything. During our years in the industry, we have shipped everything from clothing, office furniture, vehicles, musical instruments, golf clubs, surfboards, TVs, home furniture and everything in-between. Whatever you are sending to Benin, we can handle it! If you have something you are a little unsure of, please don’t hesitate to call us at any time… there is always a friendly voice to help at Movecorp.

What are the shipping methods for sending items to Benin?

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Shipping to Benin via Air Freight

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

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

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

Why should I choose Movecorp for shipping to Benin?

We could go on for hours about why you should choose Movecorp to handle your overseas shipping to Benin, but here are just a few reasons:

  • You are given a removals coordinator to make the process simple and to answer your queries as soon as you have any!
  • Free, no-obligation UK to Benin shipping quote
  • Price match service (even though we have the best Benin shipping rates)
  • All-inclusive packing, shipping and delivery services
  • We are endorsed by BAR (British Association of Removers), The Removals Industry Ombudsman Scheme, IAM (International Association of Movers), FEDEMAC (Federation of European Movers Association) amongst many others
Call us today on 020 7127 4597 for your free estimate
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