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Melbourne --> Singapore 3 bedroom

Postby buddhabelly » Wed, 20 Jan 2010 7:21 pm

Hi,
how long on average does it take to relocate from Melbourne to Singapore?

i.e. from the day the Movers come and move our stuff (a 3 BR house) to the day when the goods arrive in SG port and move into a property in SG?

2 weeks? 4 weeks?

thanks :???:

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Postby durain » Wed, 20 Jan 2010 7:34 pm

by air, land or water?

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Re: Melbourne --> Singapore 3 bedroom

Postby imrankassim » Thu, 21 Jan 2010 10:24 am

buddhabelly wrote:Hi,
how long on average does it take to relocate from Melbourne to Singapore?

i.e. from the day the Movers come and move our stuff (a 3 BR house) to the day when the goods arrive in SG port and move into a property in SG?

2 weeks? 4 weeks?

thanks :???:


By seafreight from melbourne, takes about a week and a half +/- a couple days

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Re: Melbourne --> Singapore 3 bedroom

Postby jpatokal » Thu, 21 Jan 2010 3:00 pm

imrankassim wrote:By seafreight from melbourne, takes about a week and a half +/- a couple days

That's assuming your goods are shipped immediately, which is usually not the case, especially if you have less than a container's worth of goods. If not, can easily be a month or more... talk to your Movers and check.
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Postby buddhabelly » Fri, 22 Jan 2010 5:42 am

so month's time at worst.

we may have full container's load. yes, i'd imagine by shipping.

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Postby jpatokal » Fri, 22 Jan 2010 10:26 am

buddhabelly wrote:so month's time at worst.

This is shipping we're talking about -- the "worst" would involved your stuff being accidentally shipped out to Greenland and eaten by polar bears. :o

Seriously, having done more international moves than I can count (probably up in the double digits by now?), do not rely on your stuff being there after any fixed period of time. It will comes when it comes, if it comes, but you need to bring along enough basics like clothing that you can survive until it does.

(...and I got curious, so I counted: 11 to date, and one more coming up.)
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Postby shef » Sun, 24 Jan 2010 9:52 pm

I moved from Melb to SG too. I found the Movers (both in SG and Melb) extremely efficient. I had more problems deciding where i Was going to live and therefore holding my stuff in the port for much longer. BTW, if there is an option for storage in air-conditioning in SG port, take it as the mould here rears its ugly head very quickly sitting in the port. Generally, if your container is full, you can dictate when it leaves Melb (to an extent) and into yr hse yere, all up abt 2-3 weeks. You can buy most things here if you get stuck.

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Postby Boyd » Fri, 29 Jan 2010 6:52 am

When you are moving to Australia you need to take into account that it takes 2 to 3 weeks to clear Customs and AQIS.


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