Heading ‘Down under’? If you’re moving to or from Australia you can get a free quote from Armishaws today.
While for many people overseas removals can come with extra worries, for Armishaws customers removals to Australia are made easier. All our moves are allocated their own Removals Coordinator to help guide you through every step of the process.
Leave the worries of your big move behind.
For worry-free removals, to and from Australia.
A dedicated Removal Coordinator will be assigned to your move.
Your quote will include mileage to ensure there are no hidden costs.
We offer restricted liability as standard, further options are available.
We’re planting over 2,000 trees to offset our carbon emissions.
All Armishaws’ crew members are background checked and carry photo ID.
Our crews use recycled and recyclable materials wherever possible.
White goods and furniture are protected with slot-on, padded covers.
Full floor protection is also available at both locations (fees may apply).
Experienced assistance with customs forms, documentation, visas, etc.
Your clothes will travel in style with specialist boxes for hanging garments
Short and long term storage, with collection and delivery also available. (fees may apply)
These sealable bags are only used once, then recycled.
It’s a big world but wherever you’re moving to, it’s vital we all do our bit to protect the planet. Armishaws are committed to providing greener removals to reduce the impact of your move on the environment.
We’re planting over 2,000 trees to help lessen the impact of carbon emission and create vital habitat for wildlife.
We use recycled and recyclable materials for all our boxes and packaging which is better for your belongs and the environment.
We operate a fleet of greener vehicles, plus our drivers go through eco-efficiency training to reduce the amount of fuel we use.
Using acid free tissue paper is not only better for your items, it’s also kinder for the environment. Win/win!
Our crews seal mattresses in single use, biodegradable bags to protect them in transport. All bags are then recycled.
Make your move greener
with Armishaws. See our Eco Pledge here...
Australia has a points-based immigration system that considers factors such as; age, skills, English language competency, qualifications and financial means. There are a number of visas giving extended or permanent residence in Australia including;
If you’re planning to work in Australia and already have employment, in some cases your employer may be able to assist with your visa application.
Paperwork you may need includes;
It is possible to open an Australian bank account from overseas. A number of large UK based banks operate in Australia. However, having an Australian bank account can reduce charges and avoid transaction fees. To open an Australian account you will most likely be asked for;
Australia has a four-stage education system;
Most schooling is state funded. Higher education is typically split between;
Australian healthcare is a mix of state funded and private health insurance. In many cases employers assist with health insurance and many family healthcare plans/schemes are available to cover those fees. Many standard procedures, treatment and care is covered by the state system, however you will most likely require private healthcare provisions. This is something you should discuss with your employer if you are taking a position in the country.
UK drivers can use a UK license in Australia for up to 3 months, after which time you will need to apply for an Australian license and may need to take a test. It’s also a legal requirement to carry your license with you when driving.
Australians drive on the left and drive the familiar right hand-drive system. If you’re completing removals to Australia, you’ll find some roads ‘down under’ are vast, covering huge distances. Driving in the Australian Outback is a totally different experience, roads are incredibly long and roadside stops few and far between, so these trips require extra planning and extra water, fuel, etc.