International Shipping to Ireland
Fast and cost effective shipping service from UK to Ireland and from Ireland to the UK.
If you are planning to ship personal effects or household goods to Ireland from the UK or from Ireland to the UK then you’re in the right place.
No matter whether you’re a UK migrant shipping your whole house contents or an Irish expat returning home with a few boxes, we at PSS International Removals can take care of the whole process for you.
We can ship your goods to all the major cities in Ireland, including Dublin, Cork, Limerick and Galway.
PSS International Removals has been shipping internationally, including to and from Ireland, for over 39 years. After all this time of coordinating international shipments, our priorities remain the same: to provide you with exceptional service and affordable shipping costs between the UK and Ireland.
Our overseas shipping to Ireland service is intended to make your transition to life in Ireland as stress-free as possible. No matter whether you are just shipping a few boxes or your whole household contents and car, our expert teams fully organise your UK to Ireland shipment or removal.
“Why choose PSS International in 2021?”
- Free home or video survey
- Independent, family run business with 39 years of experience
- We only handle overseas removals & international shipping
- Members of BAR Overseas Group
- Protection by the BAR Advance Payment Guarantee Scheme
- FIDI Global Alliance (Worldwide Moving Association)
- FAIM Accredited (Removal Quality Assurance Standard)
Shipping your belongings to Ireland is easy with PSS
Home Survey or Quote
Get an online quote in 60 seconds or book a FREE home survey.
Help and Advice
Your dedicated Account Manager can help answer your questions and tailor your shipping requirements.
Quick and easy collection and shipping
Whether you are shipping boxes or furniture, choose either our self-packing or professional packing service.
Customs clearance & delivery to your new home
On arrival our agents will take care of customs clearance and deliver to your door.
Shipping to Ireland from the UK
From the second you alert us to your interest, you are assigned a move coordinator to manage your UK to Ireland shipping, from pre-home survey through to unloading of your moving boxes.
Our experience as the UK’s leading personal shipping service means we know what it takes to move the belongings of families, expats, travellers and students to Ireland and can make the whole process as smooth and stress-free as possible.
We serve every part, so no matter where you’re heading in Ireland or the UK, we’ll ensure your belongings arrive safely.
What does our international shipping service to Ireland include?
- Door to door shipping service
- Free home/video survey
- Part or full load container removal service
- Dedicated Move Manager
- Help with documentation
- Export quality packing materials
- Choice of self-pack or professional packing service
- Advice on customs requirements
- Use of recognised accredited shipping lines
- Customs clearance
- Storage in UK or Ireland if required
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International removals to Ireland cost calculator
Want to know how it will cost to move house to Ireland? Our free online International Removal Cost Calculator will help you calculate the volume of household goods you want to ship and provide you with an estimate of the cost.
The Ultimate Guide to Shipping to Ireland
Below are answers to the most Frequently Asked Questions about shipping to Ireland.
How are my belongings shipped between Irealand and the UK?
We offer two types of service for shipping your belongings to Ireland or the UK.
Box / Bag Shipping to Ireland and UK
If you only have a small shipment consisting of boxes and / or bags, then you can use our personal box shipping service. We will provide you with boxes and cartons as well as packing materials. When your shipment is ready we will collect it from your door and deliver to your address in Ireland or the UK.
International Removal Shipping Service to Ireland and the UK
If you are shipping large items such as furniture or are moving house then we would recommend our removals service which also includes safely packing your belongings for their journey across the Irish Sea.
Both services will involve your items travelling by road and ferry to be delivered at your final destination.
How Much Does Shipping to Ireland Cost from the UK in 2021?
PSS’ shipping estimates to China from the UK are based upon the best shipping method for sending goods to Ireland.
As we have large numbers of customers shipping belongings to China every year, we are able to offer very competitive shipping rates.
The cost of shipping between Ireland and the UK will vary depending on the volume you are shipping and where in the UK and Ireland you are shipping from and to.
To get a better idea of the cost of shipping to Ireland complete the enquiry quote form and we will get back to you with a cost estimate.
As we have large numbers of customers shipping belongings every year, we are able to offer cheap shipping to Ireland and the UK.
Cheapest shipping quotes to Ireland
We always aim to provide you with the cheapest shipping cost to Ireland. We are able to offer cheap shipping due to the volume we ship and the number of customers we help move to Ireland.
If you receive a much cheaper quote, check carefully that they include a full door to door service and if any costs are excluded. Beware that some cheap quotes only include the cost of shipping to the nearest container port which can be a long way from your destination!
Also ensure that they are a fully accredited shipping company with FIDI or BAR Overseas in order to get the best price and service.
Get an accurate price for shipping to Ireland
The surest way to receive an accurate shipping quote for Ireland, especially if you moving house, is through a free home survey.
Our home surveys are intended to provide customers with a clear-cut and detailed shipping quote from the UK to Ireland before they agree to anything. In addition, our surveyors will be able to answer all your questions about the shipping process between the UK and Ireland.
How Long Does Shipping From UK to Ireland Take?
UK to Ireland Shipping Times
Shipping to Ireland from the UK usually takes between 3 and 10 days depending on the service required.
If you are just taking boxes or bags we can offer an express 1 day service or an economy 7 day service.
Goods are usually transported by road and ferry.
Do I Need Marine Shipping Insurance or Shipment Protection Cover to Ireland?
It is highly advisable to take out marine shipping insurance or shipment protection cover before you ship your personal effects or household goods to Ireland.
Although it is doubtful to experience problems when shipping items from the UK to Ireland, it is still wise to have shipment protection cover when sending goods overseas, especially for items of significant financial value.
PSS International offers very flexible Shipment Protection Plans. You can cover your whole shipment or choose the individual items you wish to cover.
Your PSS Move Manager can explain the different options available and guide you through completing the Shipment Protection Valuation form.
What type of shipping company should I use?
When exporting sentimental items or expensive furniture overseas, you need to have full confidence in the international shipping company you choose. There are a few pointers to look for that can help determine the best shipping companies to Ireland.
Accreditations and associations are the best indicators of how trusted a company is within the industry and how safe their services are. PSS’ continued efforts and dedication to shipping to Ireland from the UK is echoed in our memberships and achievements:
- FAIM Accredited – the only globally recognised independent quality assurance standard for the international moving industry.
- FIDI Global Alliance Members – providing customers with the same superior standards in Ireland as in the UK.
- British Association of Removers Members – the leading British quality standard and ensures customers financial protection with the BAR Advance Payment Guarantee Scheme.
- Movers Traders Club (MTC) – Members of this organisation join together to negotiate the best service and shipping rates with leading international shipping companies. Members are therefore able to offer lower shipping rates to customers.
PSS International Shipping Services to Ireland
We offer a full menu of shipping options to Ireland, whether you are sending personal items, furniture, extra boxes, or vehicles, our Ireland movers have a solution ready and waiting for you:
Shipping Personal Effects to Ireland from the UK
Shipping personal effects from the UK to Ireland is simple with PSS. We send personal items to Ireland for countless customers each year, from clothing and shoes, makeup and toiletries, to sports equipment, tech, musical instruments and more, your shipping options are limitless.
Shipping Furniture and Household Goods to Ireland
Shipping household goods to Ireland is a PSS speciality. Using our freight services and industry expertise, PSS can ship furniture of any weight, dimensions and any quantities from the UK to destinations across Ireland.
Our team of experienced international packers will ensure your items are carefully export wrapped and packed for their journey.
The best way to get started for our international furniture removals service is to book a free home or video survey so we can give you an accurate quote.
Shipping Excess Baggage & Unaccompanied Luggage from the UK to Ireland
Using PSS to ship boxes, luggage, suitcases and excess baggage to Ireland cuts out the extortionate charges issued by airline carriers and makes your journey to Ireland more manageable by reducing the amount of luggage you have to carry.
We can supply you with a variety of box sizes or you can use your own bags/suitcases.
Whether you have one box, two suitcases or ten loads of excess baggage, our baggage shipping to Ireland is an ideal service!
Shipping Boxes to Ireland from UK
If you only have small items to ship to Ireland, we recommend our box shipping service. Your boxes will be shipped along with those from other customers in a shared vehicle (Groupage) so you only pay for the space you use.
We can supply a variety of box and carton sizes including packing and wrapping materials such as bubble wrap. We also have custom bicycle cartons and can provide custom crates for items such as TVs.
Shipping Parcels and Small Packages to Ireland
For small parcels and packages, it is probably best to use Royal Mail, especially for less than 2kg. For larger or multiple boxes you can save by using a personal shipping service like that from PSS.
Shipping Goods and Freight to Ireland
At PSS International we specialise in personal shipping services and household removals for people moving or relocating to Ireland.
If you wish to ship commercial or non-personal items to Ireland then it is best to contact a freight-forwarder.
Packing your Items for Shipping to Ireland
PSS provides two packing options, the first being a full professional packing service or, if you prefer, you can self-pack with our “You Pack, We Ship” service.
Professional Packing Service
When you opt for our professional packing service, a specialist team will arrive at your home on the day of your move to pack the required items in sturdy packing materials and moving boxes ready for sending to Ireland. For furniture we offer a full Euro wrap service so that they are well protected.
We can also provide custom made wooden crates and antique wrapping for delicate items.
If you are only sending a small number of items in boxes or suitcases, you can opt to self-pack your belongings in the comfort of your own home. This “You Pack, We Ship” is an increasingly popular option.
We understand the importance of the safe handling and delivery of your goods to Ireland, so we can still provide all moving boxes, tea cartons and packing materials such as bubble wrap when you self-pack.
Once you are ready, we’ll pick up your boxes and deliver them to your new home.
Where in Ireland and UK do do you ship to and from?
Shipping from UK to Ireland
We do removals from anywhere in the UK (including London, Wales and Scotland) to all destinations in Ireland including:
Shipping to Leinster:
Including Carlow, Dublin, Wexford, Wicklow, Louth, Kildare, Meath, Westmeath, Kilkenny, Laois, Offaly and Longford.
Shipping to Munster:
Including Clare, Cork, Kerry, Limerick, Tipperary and Waterford counties.
Shipping to Connacht:
Including Galway, Leitrim, Mayo, Roscommon and Sligo counties.
Shipping to Ulster:
Including Cavan, Donegal and Monaghan counties in the south and Antrim, Armagh, Down, Derry, Fermanagh, Tyrone in the north.
Removals from Ireland to the UK
We do removals from anywhere in Ireland (including Dublin) to all destinations in Ireland including:
- England: London, Birmingham, Manchester, Bristol, Leeds, Liverpool, Sheffield
- Wales: Cardiff, Swansea, Newport, Wrexham
- Scotland: Edinburgh, Glasgow, Aberdeen, Dundee
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