Tips when moving pets overseas
Posted on 11th January 2020
They’re part of the family, so it comes as no surprise when you move overseas you will consider moving your fur baby as well. If you have children, moving without a much-loved pet can be heart-wrenching. The calming effects an animal makes on a family may also help everyone adjust to a new life and a new town.
Tips for Shipping your Motorbike Overseas
Posted on February 13, 2019
Typically, customers want to have their bike professionally shipped because of job relocation. And why not! With so much to consider, organise and pack, investing in a professional vehicle shipment company is your best option.
But with our 25-plus years of shipping experience, we can also assist anyone buying and selling classic bikes or enthusiasts planning the bike tour of a lifetime across America's mid-West. This is because shipping your own bike is cheaper than renting a bike from a reputable company for a couple of weeks in US dollars!
There are just a few practical tips to follow first to warrant your bike is shipped without delay and arrives safely.
McCullough's Top Motorbike Shipping Tips:
- Ensure your motorbike has less than a quarter of fuel in the tank (it won’t be shipped with more).
- For safety reason, please disconnect the battery.
- Clean your motorbike thoroughly before your bike is collected from your home. MAF (Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry) will be looking for mud, plant material and insects, so pay particular attention to the wheels and guards.
- Consider marine insurance (we can provide a comprehensive policy covering origin pickup to destination drop off).
- Remember to take close up photos of both sides of your motorbike. This is for your own piece of mind and you know exactly what your motorbike looked like before shipping.
So, what are we responsible for?
We provide a complete solution for motorbike shipping. From your door to your destination point we are veterans in the shipping trade. All motorbikes are securely strapped to a wooden frame to keep it upright and locked in place.
We’ll ship, Customs and MAF clear your motorbike for you anytime, anywhere. It's as simple as using the online quote form. It's simple and it's fast.
Still not sure what to expect? You can browse our recent shipment images here including classic motorbikes.
Tips when moving pets overseas
Tips when moving high-value items
Posted on 6th November 2019
Jewellery (either high in money value and/or emotional value), pieces of art, antique furniture and antique cars are just some examples of high-value items you’ll want to think about when packing for your next big move. Though it’s impossible to safeguard against the unexpected, there are certain steps you can take to make the likelihood of valuable items being lost or damaged in transit, is kept to a minimal.
How to get your Vehicle Ready for Shipping
Posted on 22nd October 2019
If you are preparing your family car, motorbike, motorhome or vintage car for shipment? There are a few things you should do keep customs happy and reduce the likelihood of unwanted insects/rodents ‘setting up home’ in the destination country.
Most Liveable Cities in the World
Posted on 30th September 2019
Looking for an overseas adventure? Perhaps a transfer within the same company or a complete change in career? If you don’t have a destination locked in yet then you’ll want to check out the top ten most livable cities according to Lonely Planet. Canada and Australia feature heavily on the list but Vienna stays in the top position for the second year in a row.
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