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Shipping & Moving to and from NZ

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    Moving people overseas for more than 20 years
    Qualified to the highest level with FIDI-FAIM Accredited
    Safety is Number one for our staff with the best ACC rating
    Specialist international removal company
    Worldwide network of partners selected on quality
    Affordable rates for a door to door service


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Shipping & Moving to and from NZ

International shipping to USA from NZ can be very cost effective. Sometimes the cost of repurchasing your personal items greatly outweighs the cost of shipping from NZ to USA. In addition, a lot of items have special memories and are simply irreplaceable.

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Customs, Quarantine and Entry requirements for Personal Effects and Motor Vehicles can change frequently, contact Transworld to verify current information is correct.

  • Correct Visa, Residency Documents and Passports must be up to date.
  • Personal Effects can be taken in duty free for used Household goods which have been used overseas for at least one year prior to shipping and will be continued to be used at new home.
  • Shipper recommended to be in the USA when good arrive.
  • Personal Effects less than one year old will be subject to duties/fees – itemised list will be required
  • Personal Effects from deceased estate or inheritance – require Will, Death Certificate or Letter of Inheritance, may or may not be charged duties/fees depending on the items and circumstances
  • Motor Vehicles – most do not comply with US regulations – do not ship, if Motor Vehicle, Motor Cycle or Trailers do conform – contact Transworld for documentation required. Vehicles owned less than 1 year purchased outside of the USA will incur duties.
  • Wine and Alcoholic Beverages – not recommended to ship, different states have different restrictions from prohibited entry to high duties and taxes. Expect delays in clearances because of time, exams and clearance process and additional costs.
  • Food – do not ship. If shipped, expect delays in clearances because of time, exams and clearance process and additional costs.
  • Firearms and Dangerous goods – Must have approved permit before shipping. May have to be shipped separately from Household goods.
  • Domestic Pets – health certificates, vaccinations required – for up to date information contact Transworld
  • Prescription Medicines – must be accompanied with a doctors prescription and be no more than a 3-6 month supply
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