Why should you consider Gerson Relocation when moving overseas?
Established in 1961, we have been helping professionals and families to move their homes all around the world for over fifty years.
We are certified with the international moving industries leading professional bodies and receive outstanding customer reviews.
A GUIDE TO PLANNING YOUR INTERNATIONAL MOVE
As you may expect, moving internationally can be complicated, so aim to make things as simple as possible for you. Our international moving experts have created a simple guide to help you plan your international move. Download the free guide here.
Relocation Destination Guides
We have information on almost every destination. Find out more about your destination country, the culture and the areas. Download the free guide here.
Save on International Money Transfers
Most people who move money internationally use their bank because it feels convenient and they are largely unaware of the charges. There is a better alternative.
Why not use a reputable specialist FX company, where you can remove the bank charges and receive a much better FX rate?
It couldn’t be easier
Paying for your move couldn’t be simpler with Gerson Relocation.
We use WorldPay, a reputable, secure and simple way of paying by credit card online. We can also take payment by card over the phone.
Last year we moved thousands of couples and families
to and from over 120 countries around the world.
Moving with your Employer
If you are moving with your career, your employer may provide you with funding or a lump sum. We can help you move and make all the arrangements with your employer.
A Personal Move
If you are moving overseas, whether you have a city centre apartment or large detached home, we offer a full international household goods moving service. Please also check with us, to see whether your existing company has a corporate rate already agreed with us.
Expert advice and guiding you through your Relocation
We provide you with an experienced Move Manager who will guide you through the process of your international move. They will provide you with the information you need and keep things simple.
If you are using our home finding or additional services, then they will help to bring all these together as one process.
Importantly your Move Manager will help with the detailed documentation, legal and administration requirements which will be required.
Home-to-home International Moving Service
We provide a complete service. We cover everything, from our professional home packing service and transportation of your personal items and the customs clearance, to delivery and placement your personal items in your new home at destination and helping you settle-in.
International Moving Experts and Professional Crews
We are not a “man and a van” and we are not the cheapest company – but we are cost-effective by saving you money through good advice.
Poor advice or documentation will delay your move, create costly fees and create stress when you could be enjoying your new home.
We provide experienced international moving experts to ensure your international move goes to plan and you avoid these issues.
Pre-move Survey and Video Survey Options
We will conduct a professional pre-move survey of your items to determine the volume of items you wish to move and to provide a consultation on the best and most cost-effective plan to fit your requirements.
This can be by one of our move surveyors visiting you in the home, or as a video survey with them using our clever and convenient mobile device app. The video survey works in a similar way to a Video call. It is super quick and easy to do.
Gerson FX: Save on International Money Transfers
Most people who move money internationally use their bank because it feels convenient.
However, they will normally have to pay bank charges and be reliant on their exchange rates.
The alternative is to use a specialist FX company, where you can remove the bank charges and receive a much better FX rate.
If you would like to use an FX company there are many out there to choose from, so we recommend you shop around and check their credentials.
Gerson Relocation have partnered with Western Union to provide you with a reduced rate from a reputable company who provide a regulated service which enables you to transfer money internationally.
Through Western Union, you save money on the bank charges, you get access to an adviser, the best FX rates (always check against the market to get your best deal with your WU adviser) and the peace assurance of the regulated and well established Western Union FX business.
- Single payments – e.g. payments for property or paying for your move
- Regular payments – e.g. rental/mortgage payments, school fees, savings or money to family
The savings soon add up and you will wonder why you didn’t do this before.
Transportation by Air, Sea and Road
We will organise transportation of your personal items. Whether it is a smaller move or full container move. This service includes the customs clearance process.
Storage of Your Items
If you require storage as part of your move, or simply want to store some items to make room in your home, then we have secure storage facilities in the UK and worldwide. Contact us for a quotation today.
Support at your Destination
When you arrive at destination we provide you with a local point of contact and professional crew to make sure you receive a consistent service. We ensure you receive qualified and professional support at every stage of your move.
Helping you find a home in your new country
If you are at the stage of considering relocating to another country you may want to take advantage of our international home finding service. Our locally based real estate experts will help you find the home that is right for you. We provide professional and local expertise to guide you through this difficult process.
Finding your children a school in your new country
If you are moving with children, our school search and education experts will help you identify schooling options and help you with the process.
Temporary accommodation arrangements
When your household goods are being transported, there will be a period of time when you require temporary accommodation. We can source the best arrangement for you. Choose from rental furniture which enables you to live in your own home, hotels or serviced accommodation.
Moving with Pets
Your pets are family, we have a specialist service to ensure that family pets receive the best possible care when you move overseas. Ask us more about our pet moving service and what care offer.
Moving vehicles and classics
If you wish to take your classic motorcycle with you or store your restored classic car, then we arrange for specialist shipping and storage to make sure they receive professional care.
When it comes to fine art transportation, we recommend the use of our fine art transportation business Momentous Fine Art.
Momentous Art Technicians will arrange for crating and specialist preservation techniques to ensure your personal collection receives the correct professional care.
Small Moves: Moving a Few Things
If you want to arrange for a few items to be moved. Talk to us about our Trunk moving service.
Visa and Immigration Requirements
Ensuring you and any accompanying dependents have the right to live and work in your new country is essential. We do not provide immigration services in-house, but we can provide you with potential options for immigration experts who you may wish to consider.
Clear pricing without hidden surprises
Your Move Manager will create a quotation based on your personal requirements. When you receive your quotation please read it carefully and make sure that it is what you require. We recommend talking with your Move Manager to discuss your requirements in detail. Once you are happy, you will need to confirm your move to book your move date.
If you have any questions at any time, then simply call us.
BAR Overseas and FIDI Accredited International Mover
Choosing a mover can be daunting, especially if you have been searching the internet.
Gerson Relocation provides you with peace of mind and a service which is validated by FIDI and BAR Overseas.
As a business we were the first company to achieve FIDI FAIM certification. See our registration on their website.
I’ve moved a 4 times within the US and once from the US to the UK. The move coordinated by Gerson was definitely the smoothest move I’ve undergone.
Mr D S
moved from London, UK to New York, USA – July 18
The team were very professional and friendly! Great team!
Ms A K
moved from Canada to Turvey, UK – July 18
Very efficient, organised, courteous staff.
Mr & Mrs J B
moved from London, UK to Baltimore, USA – July 18
Amazing guys on the ground!
Mr R A
moved from Dubai, UAE to Reading, UK – July 18
Gerson / Elliotts were not the cheapest quote, but I selected them because they were much more careful about the packing of fragile items. The crew were 1st class. would definitely recommend!
Mr R A
moved from Banbury, UK to Pretoria, ZA – June 18
The gentlemen were all courteous and professional and an absolute pleasure. An excellent reflection of your company.
Ms P Q
moved from USA to Cheltenham, UK- June 18
Everything went very well – very efficient and nice crew – great experience so far!
Mr B Y
moved from London, UK to San Fransisco , California, USA – June 18
Wonderful team. I appreciate the help and was impressed the team managed all the stairs! Thanks!
Ms E C
moved from London, UK to New York, USA – June 18
Mr D S
moved from London, UK to New York, USA – June 18
Ms M M
moved from Bedfordshire, UK to Bahrain, UAE – June 18
Both guys were absolutely delightful and exteremely helpful.
Ms T F
moved from London, UK to India – May 18
Great guys, friendly, helpful and efficient!
Mr J R
moved from London, UK to Singapore – May 18
Superb team, a pleasure to work with!
Mr C T
moved from Eastbourne, UK to Boston, USA – May 18
Steve and Paul were courteous, patient and handled the inventory with ease! Very satisfied!
Ms H B
moved from Bangalore, India to London, UK – May 18
Good professional service – appreciated the team effort.
Mr A W
moved from Singapore to Peterborough, UK – April 18
Great effort & much appreciated!
Mr M O’L
moved from London, UK to Sydney, Australia – April 18
Excellent, professional and friendly service! We’ve used Gerson before and were very happy again today.
Mr J H
moved from London, UK to Cape Town, ZA – March 18
Excellent service from the removal crew.
Mr H N
moved from London, UK to Yaounde, Cameroon – March 18
The crew were extremely helpful, discreet and the move out went as fast and smooth as I could dream. Thank you.
Mr J M
moved from London, UK to Colombia, USA – March 18
Lovely guys – made the process very easy, would definitely recommend.
Ms S W
moved from London, UK to Dubai, UAE – February 18
Thanks you. Excellent so far. Hopefully smooth all the way through.
Ms P L
moved from London, UK to New York – February 18
Excellent service, very helpful and efficient.
Ms P L
moved from London, UK to Hong Jong – February 18
Great team of guys, thoroughly proffessional, efficient and very careful at the same time. Many thanks for everything.
Mr S R
moved from Brazil to London, UK – January 2018
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