Why use our international shipping company to ship from South Africa?
Spread the cost by paying in several instalments
Purpose-built shipping boxes and materials provided
We handle the quarantine and customs clearance process
Pick your own dates for shipment delivery and collection
Enjoy 2 weeks FREE storage before and after shipping
Safely ship your belongings to India from South Africa
We're delighted to announce an expansion to our international shipping routes. You can now import personal possessions and household belongings into India via our unique moving container, the MoveCube®. You asked, and we listened. India is a route our customers have been eager to take advantage of, and we're happy to share the good news!
Our shipping and removals company has been loved by customers for
for over 25 years
Whether you need to move the entire contents of your home or simply ship boxes and bags, Seven Seas Worldwide makes the process easy. Thanks to our vast network of global depots in Europe, Asia, North America, Oceania and South Africa, your belongings are in our experienced team's care from collection to delivery.
As South Africa's leading international shipping company, every year, we help over 40,000 people safely transport their personal effects door-to-door, including holidaymakers, expats, students and those travelling for work. Our South African depots are located in Cape Town, Durban and Johannesburg.
Ship boxes, bags, furniture and more from South Africa in 5 steps
Free online quick quote
Our instant quote tool provides a clear, itemised cost with no hidden fees or nasty surprises.
Pick your dates
When placing your order, choose the materials delivery and shipment collection dates that suit you.
Securely pack your items
We deliver your empty shipping boxes or MoveCube® to your home in South Africa, ready for you to fill.
We collect and ship
Complete the online documentation. Then we'll transport your shipment to its destination.
Delivered to your address
Our team will clear your goods through customs and deliver them safely to your new home.
Last shipping dates for 2023 delivery
If you want a MoveCube® or your boxes and bags to arrive at their destination before the year's end, please check this page for last Christmas delivery dates.
International removals service
The MoveCube® moving pod makes overseas removals simple
For an easy and affordable move from South Africa, use our MoveCube® moving pod. This revolutionary dedicated shipping container can carry anything from boxes of belongings to furniture and sports equipment.
All you need to do is order and select a date for us to deliver the MoveCube®. Next, load your goods into the container within the timeframe, complete the online documents, and we'll ship the MoveCube®, handle customs clearance and deliver it to your destination.
You can even use our handy online tracker to monitor you're shipment's international journey. Plus, we offer two weeks of free storage in most origin and destination countries!
International boxes and bags shipping
Send luggage overseas with zero hassle
Instead of worrying about sending your possessions overseas, enjoy your trip by shipping boxes and bags from South Africa using our stress-free services.
We'll deliver our robust cardboard boxes and any extra packaging to your door. Then, once you've packed your shipment, we'll come and collect it. Our team will send your goods by sea, land or air, depending on your timeframe and budget.
We can also provide specialist containers for bulky goods like golf clubs, skis and guitars.
Student removals services
Budget-friendly student shipping services
Use our student moving services to ship luggage home to South Africa after term finishes or send them between different universities.
And to make the process even easier, we provide high-quality packing materials, including bubble wrap, parcel tape and our sturdy cardboard boxes.
Plus, we spread the cost over several affordable stages instead of asking for one upfront payment.
How long does international shipping from South Africa take?
Shipping and removals from South Africa can take between a few days to several months, depending on your chosen service and destination country.
Here are transit times* for a few of the most popular countries our moving services from South Africa cover, based on sending two Large boxes or a Small MoveCube® from Pretoria, South Africa, to the destination's capital city.
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Hong Kong SAR
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*estimated timings dependent on global shipping circumstances.
Check out our blog for packing tips and shipping news
Take a look at our blog for all the latest shipping news and expert tips on how to make moving overseas smooth sailing.
Popular countries we ship to from South Africa
We ship boxes, baggage and other household items to countless international destinations from South Africa using our extensive network of depots. And, when you choose Seven Seas Worldwide, you can rest easy knowing we'll handle the whole process, including customs clearance and safe delivery.
Here are a few of the most popular countries we cover:
FAQs about our international moving service from South Africa
Thanks to our cost-effective services, shipping your personal effects overseas from South Africa no longer needs to break the bank. Please fill in our free online quote tool for an exact figure, as the cost will depend on where you are shipping to and from and your chosen transit method.
Don't worry — our quote form only takes a moment to complete! Plus, it clearly itemises all the fees involved to give you the peace of mind that you won't get hit with any nasty surprises after placing a booking.
Our MoveCube® is a shipping solution unique to our international removal company. Once loaded with your belongings, we can transport your dedicated container to countless worldwide destinations from South Africa, making relocations a breeze.
Due to their size and weight, we transport our MoveCube's® by sea, the cheapest and most eco-friendly way to ship items internationally. For an accurate timeframe, get a free instant quote or contact our multilingual customer support team.
To protect their population and environment, all countries have a list of items banned from importation. As these objects can vary depending on the destination, please read our Prohibited Goods page before packing.
If customs or quarantine officials find forbidden items in your shipment, it can result in delays and fines.
No-stress international removals and shipping from South Africa
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Our regional websites and languages
We have region-specific websites to support our international customers. Plus, our customer service team offer 24-hour advice in various languages, including Thai, Cantonese, Mandarin, Afrikaans and English.
Please make your selection below:
Our depots in South Africa
Conveniently located across the country, our depots span the width and breadth of South Africa. See below for each depot's address.
Golf Air Park,
King Air Boulevard,
Cape Town, 7490.
Acacia Business Park,
73 Nguni Way,
Kempton Park, 1624-B.