Achtung! Know a good international removal company?

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Re: Achtung! Know a good international removal company?

Post by Scrummy Mummy » 1st Feb, '11, 14:19

Jedi wrote:I just called all of the above to book quotes. Crown told me $9k for a 20ft container... isn't that a little expensive?


That's what they quoted me to Perth, but not sure how distance affects price.

Btw, their insurance is expensive (refer to the notes I sent you for a cheaper alternative).

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Re: Achtung! Know a good international removal company?

Post by T2K » 1st Feb, '11, 17:20

The actual Ocean Freight costs for a 20' container to Perth are about S$1000/20' at most. Of course, there is packing and unpacking, trucking at origin and destination, customs clearance at both ends, terminal charges etc - but you get the point about high margins.
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Re: Achtung! Know a good international removal company?

Post by Sardonicus » 1st Feb, '11, 20:07

Very bad experiences with an expensive company listed on the first page, named after an American city.

We'll never, ever use them again.
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