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Advice on bringing furniture from Sydney to Singapore

Post by aikigrl » Sun, 06 Feb 2005 1:05 pm

Hi everyone,

Could you please give me some advice on whether I should be bringing any of my furniture with me when I relocate in a few months. The company is providing a fairly generous shipping allowance, but if it is better to sell my stuff here in Syd then buy when I get here then I would really like to know.

I don't plan to bring any of my electrical/white goods, these I will sell, but I was thinking of bringing at least my bed ( queen size timber ), the bedside cabinets, the tallboy, my sofa, my CDs, DVDs, books and some bits of my kitchen stuff ( mainly my scanpan pots and pans which are new!!).

Can anyone supply me with the dimensions of a queen size mattress available in Singapore?

Any advice or suggestions of what I should/shouldn't be bringing from Australia ( especially what I won't be able to get! ) would be very much appreciated! Also, if you have used a removalists company to move from Australia to Singapore that you can recommend that would be fabulous!

Cheers.

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Post by marriedwithkids » Mon, 07 Feb 2005 11:17 am

if you're fortunate enough to have a company pay for the shipping and it's not taxable, best is to utilise it as you will probably suffer a loss selling your stuff in SYD and then buying over here in SG. Unless you love Asian furniture so much you're going to blow wads of cash on it and be in such a situation you're going to be OVER your allowance when it's time for you to go, with your stuff from SYD and your newly purchased furniture.

Grace, Crown, Kent, Nuss, Movements......these are all pretty good companies to use. Your company probably has a list of preferred vendors they may want you to use so do check it out probably and stick within your allowance.

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