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Britannia’s Air Freight services are designed to give you a swift, yet cost effective solution to moving your household items over large distances when moving abroad. Our longstanding relationships with the world’s leading air transport companies allow Britannia to arrange transfer of your goods by air in an efficient and professional manner.
Although smaller packages can be sent individually it is often necessary to overcase items prior to having them airlifted. At Britannia we have modular packing cases designed to fit into standard aircases.
In these days of increasing charges by airlines for excess baggage, many clients find it much more economical to take advantage of Britannia’s air freight services.
In many instances it is not always possible to give a final accurate price of the consignment until it has been collected and weighed. This is because the airlines charge on either the final volumetric weight or space; whichever of the two is the greater. Your goods will be forwarded to the airport for onward consolidation, weighing and measuring.
It is important that you contact us to ensure you have the correct documentation for the country of your destination.
Your effects will then be forwarded to the airlines or to the airlines handling agent. Prior to this the items will have been containerised into an air igloo or loaded and netted onto giant pallets. Upon presentation of the export documents the necessary customs formalities will be completed and a customs examination may be carried out. When the items have been sent we will be allocated with unique air waybill numbers that will allow us to track your consignment throughout its journey.
By working in partnership with premier air freight organisations, Britannia is able to offer you a service to all major international airports worldwide as well as many regional airports.
For smaller consignments many customers prefer to collect their goods from the airport; but we would recommend you allow Britannia to assist you in providing a customs clearance service.
It is also possible to obtain a door to door rate to most worldwide destinations for you. The normal radius is 0-50 miles from the airport; but it is possible to get special rates for destinations further afield.
Please agree the unpacking service prior to forwarding the goods.
If you would like to take advantage of this quick and easy method of sending your goods overseas; please contact your nearest Britannia member on 0845 600 666.