Author - DJenkins

Driving down the cost of international removals

At Divine Removals we continually try to drive down the cost to make international removals more affordable.  So, we are pleased to announce our new 3 tier system for international removals between the UK and Spain. Our lowest price international removal service, and, not just our lowest price, we are unaware of ANY removal firm,...

Brexit – How it might affect your move

There is currently uncertainty regarding HMRC and Border Force regulations, which may affect the importation and exportation of goods from and to the UK from the official date of Brexit. In the event of a no deal Brexit, and the absence of free movement of goods and people; any moves booked to and from the...

Chosing the right removal firm – a LEGAL ONE!

Whilst this might all read a bit dry and dull and over dramatic we cannot emphasise the importance enough of choosing a legal haulage/removal firm. Many "removal people" are simply a van and a man - often pretending to be more than they are.  These operators, whilst possibly all above board are hard to verify,...

Fragile and delicate item packing

Many fragile and delicate items are not covered under any insurance policies; it is therefore extra important to ensure your items are well packed for a long road trip. Items typically not covered under goods in transit insurance include (but not an exhaustive list): Glass items Mirrored items Furniture consisting of mirror or glass TV's not in a TV...

Working out Volume/Weight

Transportation is about volume (how big something is) and the weight (how heavy), they work together in what is termed 'Volumetric Weight'.  ALL transport and removal companies work on this basis, whether you are sending one box or a full lorry, it is weight and size. Volume is used as we have to understand how...

How to best pack?

Furniture? Household items? Clothes, Bedding etc, treat them all a little differently. Our advice is to put clothes, bedding, towels and other linen items in boxes as lining for fragile items (where possible), i.e if you have a box of crockery, put some towels on the bottom, sides and on top with the crockery in...

Prohibited Goods

We will only transport goods that are legally allowable in the countries we pass through during the transportation of your goods. Items that we will not transport include: Alcohol Money Explosives Firearms Tobacco Illegal substances If you are unsure if items can be transported please consult with us before booking.