International Removals to Sydney

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International Removals to Sydney

Sydney is a global domestic and tourist hub that is regularly declared to be one of the most beautiful and liveable cities in the world. It’s the largest capital of New South Wales and has the largest population of all the cities in Australia. Sydney is an advanced, developed and peaceful destination with sunny beaches, laid back lifestyle and friendly people. The city is a strong financial hub, with a pivotal role in the world economy.

Little wonder then, that Schepens has helped numerous families make the move to this exciting city. The vast majority of expats love this friendly, laid back city. We asked them if there was any advice they’d give to movers about to start a new life in Sydney. Here’s what they told us.


1. Don’t Jettison Your Jumpers

Despite the fact that Sydney enjoys a sub-tropical climate, the winters can get pretty cold. Expats told us that you definitely need some winter clothes in your wardrobe. This is exacerbated by the fact that Australian accommodation is often built for heat, not cold. Expect blue skies, and temperatures of around 9-17ºC.

2. Sydney Transport System

People moan about the transport system in Sydney, despite the fact that there’s been huge investment in the infrastructure recently. Basically, the problem is that the rail network isn’t trusted by commuters, so the majority of people end up taking the car to work. This leads to clogged up roads and complaints that there’s no viable alternative to driving.

3. A Really Friendly City

Absolutely every expat we spoke to spoke positively about the friendliness of the people they encounter in the city. From fellow expats, to people they work with, to long suffering transport employees. It comes as no surprise that Sydney regularly tops the polls for being the friendliest city on the planet!

4. Property is Expensive

Sydney property prices are amongst the most expensive in the world. The current trend in the city is for renting, therefore, but there are suburbs where buying is still an attractive proposition. These tend to be concentrated in West Sydney, in Rosen, Lakemba and Waterloo. In each of these areas studies found it was cheaper to buy than to rent.

5. You’ll Get Fit

There something magical about the way in which even the most hardened couch potato starts to embrace a healthy lifestyle in Sydney. Expats told us that exercising, and working out are hugely attractive lifestyle options, and this – allied to the wonderful weather and location – make you want to spend more time outdoors, getting your body in shape.

Finally I unpacked every box and I can say that every item was in very good condition. I want to thank you for the very good service you offered me and I recommended your company to my friends. Every step of the process was very professionally done and your crew consists of nice and competent people. Thank you very much for everything.


Schepens Provides Experienced International Removals

We’ve been providing international removals for over 100 years now. The journey from the UK to Australia has got a lot quicker in that time, but mover anxieties tend to be much the same. We provide unrivalled support and expertise for our clients, making stress free removals to Australia our ‘normal’. How do we do it? We offer excellent training to every member of staff, and they take pride in their role as removals specialists.

Tailored International Removals to Sydney With Schepens

For our movers managing removals to Sydney, there’s no such thing as a standard move, which is why we don’t offer them. Instead, our professional Move Co-ordinators work with clients to develop a tailored removals plan which is unique to their specific requirements. We listen to what our clients need for their move, and then work to provide it for them.



Schepens removals services:

  • Packing Services. If you would like professionals to pack up your home, our BAR trained removals teams can help.
  • Insurance Options. All your goods will be insured whilst in transit. We can also arrange additional Extended Liability, or Accidental Damage cover.
  • Non-Standard Shipping. If you have any valuable, or fragile goods such as a piano, a piece of fine art, or an antique, we can provide bespoke packing, handling and shipping.
  • Self Storage Facilities. Should you need to store any of your furniture or goods in the UK, Schepens offers secure, climate-controlled local storage.
  • Transport. Your goods will be shipped in one of our state-of-the-art removals vehicles which maintain a constant temperature and humidity, run on air ride suspension and boast an adjustable bearing system, which ensures little or no movement of vehicle content.

Second-to-None Customer Service

Schepens takes pride in offering clients an excellent moving experience from their first phone call, to their arrival in their new home. We achieve this by training our removals teams to UK industry standards, and recruiting specialist Move Co-ordinators. We regularly receive feedback commenting on the professionalism of our team, their care and attention, and their willingness to go the extra mile for clients.


Our BAR trained team have helped people to move to all areas in Australia, including Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, Brisbane, Perth, Cairns, Gold Coast and Darwin.


Planning international removals to Sydney? Schepens is a leading provider of removals to Australia, offering second-to-none customer service. Call our specialist team on 01794 323558