International Shipping to the UAE from the UK

Are you looking to ship your personal belongings from the United Kingdom to the United Arab Emirates? If so, look no further! Here at Anglo Pacific we are ready to be your reliable partner for your shipping to UAE.

With years of experience and commitment to excellence, we ensure a smooth and efficient shipping process to the UAE.

How our shipping service to the UAE works

Embarking on a travelling trip, studying abroad or relocating to the UAE permanently are all instances where our international shipping services may come in handy. The process can be a little daunting for some customers, however when hiring Anglo Pacific as your international shipper you can feel rest assured that the process will be as seamless as possible.

Our services are trusted by travelers worldwide and our international shipping coordinators offer a high level of service with great communication and responsive customer support. We also get involved in handling UAE customs regulations and documentation, which takes the stress away from our customers.

We also pride ourselves in having an easy and efficient shipping to the UAE process. Here is how our service works:

  1. Request a quote. Contact us for a free, non-obligation quote based on your shipping requirements.
  2. Shipment planning. Our team will work with you to create a customised shipping plan which will be tailored to your specific needs.
  3. Packing and collection. We will carefully pack your items and arrange for collection from your current location in the UK.
  4. Shipping to the UAE. Your shipment will be safely transported to the UAE via air or sea, depending on your preferences and the nature of your consignment.
  5. Delivery and unpacking. Once your shipment arrives in the UAE, we’ll arrange for delivery to your new location and assist with any unpacking required.
  6. Customer satisfaction. Your satisfaction is our priority and we will follow up on your shipment to ensure everything went smoothly.

Our UAE shipping services

Our household shipping service ensures that your personal belongings are carefully packed, shipped and delivered to your new home in the UAE. We handle everything from packing and customs documentation to delivery and unpacking.

If you are considering bringing your vehicle to the UAE, we can arrange for this to be shipping alongside your household goods. Anglo Pacific specialises in vehicle shipping so whether it’s a car or a motorcycle, we’ll handle all the necessary paperwork and logistics to ensure your vehicle arrives safely.

We also offer storage solutions if you need somewhere to temporarily hold your goods before they are shipped to the UAE. Our secure storage facilities in the UK are at your disposal and your items will be stored in a climate-controlled environment, ensuring their safety and condition.

Why choose Anglo Pacific to ship goods to the UAE?

We care about you and your shipment!

Here at Anglo Pacific, we care about customer satisfaction the most. Our aim is to ensure your shipment arrives safely and in good condition, whilst complying with international shipping regulations, customs requirements and high industry standards. We want to provide our customers with a positive experience and we are more than happy to address concerns that may arise during the shipping process.

Tailored solutions

We provide a personalised service to help us meet customer needs, enhance customer satisfaction, remain competitive and to ensure our service complies with various requirements and regulations associated with the international shipping industry. For shipping to  offer different transit options to suit your budget and time requirements.

Dedicated team 

Our team of experienced professionals are dedicated to providing you with exceptional customer service and support throughout your shipping journey to the UAE. With over 40 years of experience under our belt, we have the best knowledge in the industry and exceptional expertise to handle all aspects of your move to the UAE. 

No hidden costs

We believe in transparent pricing, ensuring you receive competitive rates and no hidden fees. Our shipping to the UAE quotes are free and non-obligatory, which is great news for you! This quote includes all the minor details from the very beginning to ensure that there won’t be any nasty surprises further down the line. If you have any questions about the quote you’ve received, please don’t hesitate to contact one of our shipping specialists.

Offer of a non-obligation quote

You can get a quote for your shipment to the UAE within seconds with Anglo Pacific! Our online quoting engine simply asks you to input some details about your upcoming shipment, such as volume and destination and it’ll then provide you with an accurate price. If you are shipping to the UAE, why don’t you try this out today?

Members of trusted global network

Our extensive global network allows us to efficiently manage every step of your shipment, from pickup in the UK to delivery in the UAE. Our partner network spans to destinations all over the world, and over our 40 years in the industry we have developed reliable relationships with all of these. Our partners work to our high standards and are guaranteed to provide excellent destination services.

Unbeatable experience 

Over the past 40 years, we have accumulated a wealth of experience and knowledge in the international shipping industry. Our staff are experienced and are trained to a very high standard in order to deal with the complexities of UAE customs regulations, transport logistics and the best practices in packing and handling your goods. 

Industry recognition 

Our high quality international shipping service is recognised within industry. We are member of the BAR (British Association of Removers) and we are a FIDI Accredited International Mover, meaning we are a reliable and dependable provider of UAE shipping solutions.

Optional insurance

Unfortunately, sometimes things can happen that our out of our control and therefore we offer our customers comprehensive insurance options to give your shipment that added protection

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The cost of your shipment to the UAE with Anglo Pacific can vary significantly based on several factors. To get an accurate quotation, you will need to contact us directly and provide specific details about your shipment.

Here are some key factors that can influence the cost of your shipment:

  • Volume and weight. The size and weight of your shipment are major determinants of the cost. The larger and heavier shipments typically cost more to transport to the UAE.
  • Types of items. The nature of the items you’re shipping can also affect the cost. Fragile or valuable items may require additional packing and handling, which can increase the price.
  • Distance. The distance between the UK and your destination in the UAE plays a role in the cost. Longer distances may incur higher shipping costs.
  • Customs and duties. Consider any customs, duties and taxes that may apply to your shipment. Your shipping coordinator can inform you of this information, but these charges are typically the responsibility of the recipient but can affect your overall cost.
  • Packing services. If you opt for our packing services, this will add to the total cost of your shipment to the UAE.
  • Additional services. Any additional services such as storage, unpacking or assembly of furniture at destination may also contribute to the cost.

To get an accurate quote for your shipment to the UAE, make an enquiry online today and one of our international shipping coordinators will be in touch.

Yes you can! Here at Anglo Pacific we can help you ship your belongings to anywhere in the United Arab Emirates, including Dubai, as long as your consignment adheres to customs regulations.

Dubai is one of our most popular destinations in the UAE and therefore our team of shipping consultants know the process inside and out. If you are planning an upcoming shipment to Dubai, contact us today to find out more about how we can help.

We have two options when shipping to the United Arab Emirates. The two shipping methods we use are; sea freight and air freight.  Each method has its beneficial to different customer needs.

Sea Freight

If you are looking for cost effective shipping solution to UAE, sea freight is the way to go! Sea freight’s economic factors make it the most popular method of transport among our customers. Your items are arranged onto a shared or exclusive shipping container, which is loaded onto our cargo ship heading to UAE for delivery.

Sea freight is the slowest of our transport methods and you can expect your items to arrive within weeks for the UK to UAE shipping. The transit time depends on which container option you’ve chosen for your shipment, however you can expect your goods to be delivered within between 5 – 9 weeks. 

Please note that the transit time detailed is for guideline purposes only and there may be subject to variation dependent upon prevailing market conditions, shipping line capacity and actual sailings. Your shipping coordinator will keep you updated following the collection of your shipment.

Air Freight

Air freight to the UAE is the most expensive of our transport methods; however, it is the fastest and sometimes the most convenient way to send goods to the other side of the world. We pack your possessions onto a commercial air carrier ready for take-off to your chosen airport in the United Arab Emirates. 

Yes we do! When it comes to moving your cherished belongings to the UAE, the right packing service can make all the difference. At Anglo Pacific, we understand the importance of careful and efficient packing, which is why we offer a top-notch packing service to ensure the safety and security of your items during transit.

Let Anglo Pacific take the stress out of your shipment with our professional packing service. Contact us today to discuss your packing needs and request a quote.

When shipping to the UAE, used household goods and personal effects are usually treated as duty free, as long as you can provide a Resident Permit. In some cases you may need to pay customs duties on shipments entering the United Arab Emirates, however these are usually calculated and dependent on the value, type and quantity of the goods being imported.

The UAE may impose import duties on certain categories of goods. These duties can vary depending on the type of item and it’s value. Some goods will be subject to higher duties than others. Please contact your shipping coordinator to discuss this in more detail and to find out whether your belongings will impose an additional cost for import duties.

All consignments imported into the UAE are required to go through the customs clearance process. This involves submitting necessary documentation, including detailed invoices, shipping documents and any other required permits or licenses.

Some goods may be exempt from import and customs duties under specific circumstances, such as certain medical equipment or goods intended for certain industries.

Popular UK to UAE Shipping Destinations

Thanks to today’s online accessibility, communicating with people on the other side of the world is easy. And so is international shipping to the United Arab Emirates from the UK with Anglo Pacific!

Although we deliver goods to almost all locations in the UAE, some of our more popular shipping destinations are:

Dubai is a vibrant and futuristic city known for its stunning skyscrapers, luxurious lifestyle, and a blend of modernity and tradition at the heart of the United Arab Emirates.
Abu Dhabi
Abu Dhabi is the capital of the UAE, known for its striking architecture, cultural landmarks, and a thriving economy fueled by oil and tourism.
Sharjah is a culturally rich emirate in the United Arab Emirates, celebrated for its museums, historic sites, and commitment to preserving and promoting Arabic heritage and arts.
Ras Al Khaimah
Ras Al Khaimah is known for its natural beauty, variety of outdoor adventures and the stunning Jebel Jais Mountain, which offers breathtaking views and activities.

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Shipping from the UK to the UAE is easy when you choose Anglo Pacific. We are committed, experienced and we complete successful shipments to the United Arab Emirates each and every time. Rather than just hearing what we have to say, see what our customers think in our international shipping reviews.

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To set the wheels in motion of your international shipping to the UAE, book your video home survey today and one of our specialist estimators will review your consignment and provide you with the detailed shipping quote.

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