Removals to Cape Town from UK | International Removals to South Africa | Removals Quote UK to South Africa | International Movers
Cape Town is a beautiful coastal city located on the south-western coast of South Africa. It is a famous city, known for its stunning natural environment, exciting nightlife, and sporting culture. The lifestyle in Cape Town is idyllic and the city offers residents a high standard of living. The city attracts thousands of migrants each year — particularly from the UK.
If you are moving to Cape Town this year, make the trip easier by using an experienced international removals company like Schepens. We are a family-owned company that has been in operation for more than 100-years. Our team has performed countless removals to Cape Town and other parts of South Africa. We know this part of the world well and will make your move a completely stress-free experience!
This blog post will take a look at the reasons why so many people are moving to Cape Town from the UK. Then, we’ll take a look at why you should choose Schepens for overseas removals to South Africa!
Why does Cape Town attract so many migrants each year?
Cape Town is an exciting city to live in, with an incredible way of life and diverse culture. The most common reasons why people move to Cape Town include:
- Cape Town has a busting economy
Cape town is one of the major economic hubs in South Africa. It is a large manufacturing centre with a very high GDP per capita and many successful manufacturing businesses. Other major industries in Cape Town include agriculture, finance, fashion, electronics, hospitality, and furniture making.
- A relaxed lifestyle
Despite being a busy city, you can find many places to escape the hustle and bustle in central Cape Town. Some of the most relaxing locations include the pristine beaches, stunning mountain ranges, and beautiful grasslands. People in Cape Town love to relax and going to the beach is a popular pastime. The city also has very active sporting communities, with rugby and football being particularly popular.
- Great weather and beautiful scenery
If you are hoping to leave the cold and dreary weather of the UK behind, Cape Town is the perfect place to move to. You will enjoy long summers, mild winters, and many sunny days. Cape town is also surrounded by beautiful scenery including magnificent mountain ranges and some great beaches.
- There is a large expat community
Because Cape Town is such a popular destination for migrants from the UK, there is a large expat scene. There are many social clubs, restaurants and bars that celebrate English, Irish and Scottish culture. You definitely won’t feel homesick!
- Excellent food and wine
There are some great restaurants in Cape Town, serving cuisine from around the world. You can also find some excellent wines in the city, thanks to the talented local vineyards.
- The culture in Cape Town is diverse and exciting
South Africa is a melting pot of many different ethic groups. You will find people from almost every country on earth living in this great city. That means you can always find an exciting cultural event to attend and it is easy to learn more about different cultures.
Cape Town has excellent schools
South Africa has the strongest education system in all of Africa and Cape Town has many great schools. The government helps citizens pay for the education of their children with generous government grants. Some of the best schools in Cape Town include:
- American International School of Cape Town
- Cape Town High School
- Westerford High School
- St. Cyprian’s School
- South African College High School
- Rondebosch Boys’ High School
“I’d like to thank Schepens for the excellent service provided during a complex move and, in particular, to recognise the superb performance of your staff. They were hard working, tidy and cheerful and nothing was too much trouble for them. The fact that we did not suffer a single breakage (not even a crack to the 50 or so large stem glasses!) is testament to their diligence in packing carefully and safely. We have been hugely impressed throughout the entire process and offer our sincere thanks to you all.”
Helpful resources for moving to Cape Town
Here are some helpful online resources to help you move to Cape Town!
- Travel advice for South Africa from the UK government
- Living in South Africa advice from the UK government
- Visa information for South Africa
- Just Landed guide to living in South Africa
Why Choose Schepens for International Removals to Cape Town?
The answer is simple! Schepens has the right combination of local knowledge, experience and skills to make your move to Cape Town simple. Our family-owned company has been in business for more than 100-years and has a proven track of great customer service! Other reasons to choose Schepens for overseas removals to Cape Town include:
We regularly perform international removals to South Africa
Schepens is one of the busiest international movers, helping many removals to South Africa each year. Because we have helped so many clients move to Cape Town, we have developed strong local knowledge. Our team of talented removers knows Cape Town well, helping to improve the reliability of our removals service.
Schepens has a large global network
Our company has storage warehouses and processing facilities located in many different countries around the world. We can pick up your cargo from any location before moving it to Cape Town. You can even take advantage of our professional packing service, which ensures all of your cargo is appropriately packed for the move to Cape Town.
Our rates are affordable
Because we perform so many overseas removals to South Africa each year, we are able to negotiate bulk discounts from suppliers. That means substantial savings, which we pass onto our clients!
All of our removers are trained to British Association of Removers standards
We are very careful about the staff that we employ for removals. They must have the right combination of people-skills, experience and training. We use the standards established by the British Association of Removers to ensure all removers perform their job adequately. Our adherence to these standards gives you the certainty that all international removal to Cape Town will be performed efficiently and safely.
Removals to Cape Town are managed by one of our move coordinators
Each removal to South Africa is overseen by one of our talented move coordinators. They will explain the removals process and answer any questions that you may have. They will be available to update you on the status of the removal and provide you with a great deal of useful advice!
Detailed removals quote UK to South Africa
All clients receive a high detailed quote for UK to South Africa removals. This quote is 100% free and 100% obligation free!
All removals are performed securely
All of our removals to Cape Town are performed with security as one of our chief concerns. We use electronic and photographic tracking of all cargo, security alarms on containers and security-checked removers.
Schepens currently move to all major towns and cities in South Africa, including: Alberton, Benoni, Cape Town, Carltonville, Durban, East London, Johannesburg, Kimberly, Kierksdorp, Krugersdorp, Mhuluzi, Port Elizabeth, Soweto and Pretoria.