Shipping Furniture to South Africa from the UK

Get a quote for shipping furniture to South Africa from the UK and read our FAQ section for more information on our overseas furniture shipping service.

Shipping your furniture to South Africa is easy when you use Simpsons. Whether you are looking to ship tables, beds, wardrobes, chairs, mirrors, ovens, or any furniture, we have the network to help facilitate your move.

We can help with furniture shipping to any destination in South Africa. Popular destinations in South Africa include Cape Town, Durban, Johannesburg, Soweto, Pretoria, and Bloemfontein.

Our services include expert packers who will ensure your belongings arrive in perfect condition. You will also receive assistance with customs clearance and documentation to make sure the move is stress-free.

Receive a quote today for shipping your furniture overseas to South Africa!

Shipping furniture to South Africa from the UK

When you choose Simpsons, you can rest assured that our team will be there to guide you through every step of the moving process. We understand that moving abroad can be daunting, and our knowledgeable professionals are committed to providing you with the support you need to make the transition as smooth as possible.

We offer an international cost calculator on our website to help you get an initial idea of the cost involved in sending your furniture to South Africa. This tool allows you to input basic information such as the origin, destination, and approximate weight or dimensions of your items. Using this data, the calculator provides you with a guideline price, giving you a preliminary understanding of the expenses you may incur.

While the cost calculator can be helpful in providing a general estimate, we emphasize the importance of booking a home survey with our team for a more accurate quotation. A home survey involves one of our experienced professionals visiting your residence to assess the specifics of your furniture and the intricacies of your move.

Our South Africa Shipping Furniture Service Includes:

  • Household removals to South Africa
  • Door-to-door service (pick-up and delivery)
  • Personally assigned Move Manager
  • Export wrapping and packing
  • Professionally trained international packers
  • Full container load or part load service
  • Assistance with all documentation
  • Standard customs clearance included
  • Antique and bespoke packing as required
  • Use of accredited international shipping lines
  • Storage facilities in the UK or South Africa if needed

Simpsons has established a strong reputation for its extensive expertise and experience in facilitating seamless relocations of belongings to South Africa. Our dedicated and professional team understands the intricacies involved in international moves and is well-versed in the specific requirements of moving to South Africa.

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Contact our team for advice and to get a quote for furniture shipping to South Africa

What does it cost to ship furniture to South Africa?

The cost of shipping to South Africa varies depending on the quantity you are taking and where in South Africa you are moving to. Therefore, we recommend that you book a home or video survey with our experienced team to receive an accurate quote for the move.

Your furniture will be container shipped to South Africa. Container shipping is extremely cost-effective and is the best way to ship your goods to South Africa from the UK.

Shipping furniture to South Africa from the UK

How long does shipping to South Africa from the UK take?

Shipping to South Africa from the UK usually takes 3-6 weeks with our full container load service.

For our shared container (groupage) service to South Africa, it usually takes 6-10 weeks.

Shipping times are for delivery to the port, you will need to allow additional time for customs clearance on arrival in South Africa.

Furniture Shipping service to South Africa

You can ship any furniture to South Africa whether it is big or small. Popular furniture items shipped to South Africa include:

  • Wardrobes
  • Beds
  • Mattresses
  • Tables
  • Ovens
  • Fridges
  • Freezers
  • Dishwashers
  • Bookshelves
  • Chairs
  • Mirrors

Where in South Africa do you ship to?

We ship furniture to any location in South Africa. Popular furniture shipping destinations in South Africa include:

Cape Town
Port Elizabeth

Whether you are looking to ship furniture to remote locations in South Africa, or popular destinations,  Simpsons have the network to help you.

Overseas Furniture Shipping Service to South Africa

Simpsons has years of experience with sending furniture to South Africa and has gained a reputation for providing excellent service.

Our shipping services include a dedicated move manager who will guide you through the process of moving abroad and answer any questions you have during the move.

Simpsons also provide a cost-effective shipping service to South Africa and will save you money, whilst still providing a high-quality shipping service.

Packing service for shipping to South Africa

Simpsons does provide a packing service. Our packing team are well trained and highly experienced.

They will help ensure that furniture items such as sofas, chairs, tables, cupboards, washing machines and freezers are in perfect condition.

Shared container load service to South Africa

A shared container load service means that your furniture will be in the same shipping container as other customers heading to South Africa

The benefit of this service is that it is extremely cost-effective as the costs of the shipping container are split between other customers.

Full container load service to South Africa

A full container load service means that you will have a dedicated container with your belongings. This service is often used by those who are shipping a large amount of furniture or a large house. We can provide you with either a 20ft or 40ft container.

The benefit of this service is that it is quicker as you do not have to wait for the container to be filled by other customers and can be shipped at the next available shipping port.

Custom Clearance for shipping to South Africa

It is important to be aware of prohibited and restricted items when shipping your furniture with other items.

Examples of restricted and prohibited items include:

  • Poison and other toxic substances
  • Explosives and fireworks
  • Narcotic and habit-forming drugs

Your move manager will guide you on Customs Clearance for South Africa and give advice on what you can and cannot take to South Africa with your furniture.

Car shipping to South Africa from the UK

If you are looking to ship a car to South Africa, Simpsons will be able to help you.

You can ship a car with your furniture, or ship a car on its own.

If you wish to receive more information about this service, speak to one of our staff to see if this option is available for you.

Call: 01322 949 557

Simpsons are a long established and quality approved company operating to British Standards across the UK, for all European, International and Commercial removals

WhatClients Say

Please browse our selection of testimonials from recent house moves, relocations and other services used.

  • Made my move so much easier the boys were very polite got the job done just what you need at a very stressful time Thank you !!!

    Kerry Baker
  • very happy with move The Simpsons team was very efficient in getting the move booked, and in helping me complete all the necessary paperwork. The pick up went smoothly, and communication was very good. The driver and his helper were very friendly and efficient.

    Andrew R

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