Tuvalu International Moving Services
Tuvalu is commonly known for its small size and the fact that it is nearly submerged by seawater. Experts predict that in the next 50 years, this island will be no more - that the waters will have swallowed it. Despite these forecasts, A-1 Auto transport fully operates in this small country because we understand that everyone must get the services they require wherever they are in the planet. If you need your car shipped safely we will ensure it is done within the shortest time possible.
Moving to Tuvalu Cost & Time Examples
|Seattle to Funafuti||$4,300- $6,000||$8,200- $11,100||5-7 weeks|
|San Diego to Funafuti||$4,600- $6,300||$8,600- $11,600||5-7 weeks|
|Portland to Funafuti||$4,700- $6,400||$8,700- $11,800||5-7 weeks|
|Houston to Funafuti||$4,900- $6,600||$9,100- $12,300||6-8 weeks|
|Las Vegas to Funafuti||$5,000- $6,800||$9,200- $12,500||5-7 weeks|
|Jacksonville to Funafuti||$5,100- $7,000||$9,600- $12,900||6-8 weeks|
|Detroit to Funafuti||$5,200- $7,200||$9,800- $13,300||6-8 weeks|
|Atlanta to Funafuti||$5,400- $7,300||$10,100- $13,500||6-8 weeks|
|Chicago to Funafuti||$5,900- $8,100||$11,000- $14,800||6-8 weeks|
|Denver to Funafuti||$6,800- $9,100||$12,300- $16,500||5-7 weeks|
*Please note that these estimates do not include taxes, customs fees & duties, insurance & quarantine inspections. They assume easy access to both pick up and drop-off addresses and do not allow for special items such as pianos.
Estimated Weight (based on home size): 1BR=2600 lbs - 3900 lbs 2BR=3900 lbs - 5200 lbs 3BR=6500 lbs - 9100 lbs 4BR=9100 lbs - 14300 lbs 5BR=11700 lbs - 19500 lbs
Import duties and documents for household goods
Unfortunately, there isn’t any solid information available concerning the duties or documents required by Tuvalu, for foreigners planning to move to this tiny island nation. Located in Oceania, as of the census conducted in 2012, Tuvalu has just over 10,000 inhabitants in all. These citizens are spread out over the 6 atolls and 3 islands that make up Tuvalu (1). With such a small country (in both population and land area), it’s understandable that facts about its governmental policies are hard to come by.
If you’re planning to relocate to Tuvalu and bring a shipment of household belongings with you, then it’s highly recommended that you contact the proper authorities within Tuvalu before proceeding. You’ll need to speak with Customs and Taxation Control, which is a department of the Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning (2). They should be able to provide you with more information about your specific situation.
Import duties and documents for vehicles
According to one reputable source, there are only roughly five miles of roadways in the entire nation of Tuvalu. In the capital of Funafuti (which is both an atoll and a city), the roads were paved over fifteen years ago. Any roads present on other atolls or islands within Tuvalu are composed of dirt or other materials (3).
With such a lack of roads, importing a vehicle during your move may not be practical. It also may not be permitted, so you should discuss your plans with customs to learn more. They’ll also be able to inform you about any import documents or duties that may be required.
When relocating to Tuvalu, partnering with a knowledgeable international moving company like A1 Auto Transport is also wise. We can help guide you through the process, and ensure that all of the proper procedures are followed.
How do you make your international move easier?
Most of our customers have expressed their fears in moving overseas and others opt for disposing their valuables rather than going through the hectic process of moving.
There is a process involved in moving abroad; with a few clearances to be done before-hand. You need to get everything that you are moving with, into one collection point. This will not only help you save on time and effort, it will make it easy for you to pack and even get a quotation before moving. A professional mover will walk you through the process and ensure that you have a stress-free experience.
A-1 Auto Transport can help you move your household goods internationally. Call 888-509-3213 to get a free, no obligation to buy price quote on interstate moving services.
Why you need a professional moving company when relocating overseas
You can never understand how important a professional mover is to you until you get there. Those that have tried to do it on their own have come back regretting. You don’t have to try it, allow someone who has the experience and the know-how to do all this for you. The international regulations can easily throw you off balance and ultimately make you give up on the entire process. Our Tuvalu International Moving Services are designed to make your relocation completely hassle-free.
How to find the best international moving company
The moving service industry is full of quacks and intermediaries who are out to fleece you. A good moving company must have the accreditation to do business both locally and internationally. This company should have done business for a while and must show proof that they have rendered similar services in nearly all countries of the world. A genuine moving company will have presence in all countries and possess a certificate of shipping. The company you choose should ensure that you and your items are insured in case of anything. You absolutely need a professional who is trustworthy and doesn’t gamble with what you love. This is the pledge we make with our Tuvalu International Moving Services. We offer you top quality services that will leave you completely satisfied.
Our Tuvalu International Moving Services
- Door -to-door pick up and drop off: We ensure that your valuables are picked at your doorstep and delivered to your exact destination. You have no headaches; you just watch as everything falls into place.
- Covered transport services: Your expensive car does not have to be moved openly under direct weather. We have the best equipment to carry such vehicles safely and ensure they reach their destination in the right condition.
- Transport of military and Armed Forces vehicles: A-1 Auto transport is renowned for moving vehicles for individuals in the Army, Navy, and Marine Corps all over the world. We have done this for over 20 years and have proven beyond doubt that we are truly reliable.
- International motorcycle moving: We ship motorcycles for individuals and companies in Tuvalu and abroad. Whether you are a dealer, traveler or just an enthusiast; we are the best fit for you.
- Boats and Yachts’ shipping: We do boat and Yatch moving domestically and internationally. All kinds of boats, ship, motorboat, jet skis, sail boats and all; we deliver them for you seamlessly.
Why A-1 Auto Transport?
A-1 Auto Transport has been in business for many years with several accreditations from many of our customers, individuals and corporates. We have delivered beyond expectations and the world is a witness that we can do it with excellence. We have the experience to ensure we do a perfect job for you. We are the company that has certification for shipping in and out of Tuvalu and proper equipment for moving all kinds of valuables.
Contact us today
Whether you require Tuvalu International Moving Services or want to move abroad to any country, our team of experts are ready to walk with you all the way. We have never missed the point when it comes to doing what we know best. For all your shipping requirements, call us today on 888-509-3213 or get in touch using the details provided here.
Written By:Joe Webster
Joe Webster began his journey in the auto transport field by attending the University of Southern California (USC), where he graduated with a Bachelor of Business Marketing.
After college, he started his career in the auto transport industry from the bottom up and has done virtually every job there is to do at A-1 Auto Transport, including but not limited to: Truck Driver, Dispatch, Sales, PR, Bookkeeping, Transport Planner, Transport Manager, International Transport Manager, Brokering, Customer Service, and Marketing. Working with his mentor Tony Taylor, Joe Webster has learned the ins and outs of this industry which is largely misunderstood.
With over 30 years experience in the industry, we've been helping people ship their vehicles, motorcycles, RV's, heavy equipment, household goods and more across the country or overseas without a hitch. Ask us anything.