International Packing Tips from Professional Movers

International Moving Tips from Professional Movers in Asheville, NC

Professional Movers in Asheville, NC Provide International Packing Tips

When you are moving out of the country, how you pack your belongings can and will make a huge difference in the condition they arrive at your new home in. As an agent for North American Van Lines, the professional international movers at Gasperson Moving & Storage want to help make this happen for you. Of all the tips we have for you, the best one we have is to work with professional moving companies to do the packing for you. You might also consider letting them help with unpacking at the other end of your move. Our team of professional packers has the skills, experience, and supplies to pack your house effectively and efficiently.


Understand Customs Regulations

Customs requirements are different in every country, but you can count on the professional movers at Gasperson Moving & Storage to stay abreast of the latest changes in international laws and regulations. It doesn’t take much to run afoul of customs in many countries. Doing so could delay the arrival of your goods, they could be seized, and you could receive a healthy fine.

Leave things like firearms, live plants, medications, and alcohol behind. You should also leave any materials that could be considered politically sensitive behind. If you are charged duty fees on anything, be sure you hang onto the receipt, you may be eligible for a refund when you move out of the country.


Use Professional Packing Services

Once again, we would like to remind you that the best way to ensure everything arrives intact is to let our professional movers and packers take care of packing your home for the trip. They use new boxes and packing materials, including packing paper to individually wrap glassware, china, and crystal before it is placed in a box. The boxes will be taped top and bottom as well as completely around the box perpendicular to the seams for added security.

All boxes will be labeled with the name of the room they came from and what’s in them. We roll and wrap any rugs and carpets, disassemble furniture as needed, putting the hardware in individual plastic bags that are secured to the appropriate piece. If you are shipping large items and appliances, they will be wrapped with moving blankets to keep them from being damaged on the journey.


Contact Gasperson Moving & Storage

Whether you are shipping your entire household or just the necessities, you need everything to arrive on time and undamaged. This takes a team of professional movers with experience in international moves. Contact the pros at Gasperson Moving & Storage today and let’s get started!