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Moving to Iceland from the USA

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Moving to Iceland from the USA

If you are relocating to Iceland from the USA and need assistance with moving your household or vehicle, our services are tailored to meet your needs.

This page aims to provide you with an overview of our moving solutions, covering aspects such as packing, customs requirements, information on international moving insurance, and more. Choosing us for shipping your household items means we are committed to making your shipping experience smooth and convenient.


How an International Mover to Iceland Can Help

SDC International Shipping brings expertise in packing, insurance, international customs, and regulations specific to Iceland. With a deep understanding of various factors associated with your move, we can navigate every aspect of your overseas relocation seamlessly. Here are some ways we can assist you:

  • Packing: Our team is skilled in expertly packing your belongings to ensure their safe transport.
  • Insurance: We provide guidance and options for international moving insurance to protect your possessions during transit.
  • Customs and Regulations: We are well-versed in the customs procedures and regulations of Iceland, ensuring a smooth clearance process for your goods.

With our knowledge and experience in the industry, we are dedicated to providing you with a stress-free and efficient moving experience to Iceland.



Choosing the Best Shipping Method for Your Move to Iceland

When relocating to Iceland from the USA, selecting the right shipping method is crucial for a smooth transition. Here are some considerations to help you determine the best approach:

Containerized Shipping Options

  • Full Container Load (FCL) vs. Less than Container Load (LCL):
    • FCL is ideal for general loads ranging from 250 lbs. to 45,000 lbs., best suited for solo 20 ft. or 40 ft. containers.
    • LCL is suitable for shipments below 20,000 lbs., where your items can be combined in a shared container.

Factors to Consider:

  • Item Quantity and Value:
    • For high-value and fragile items, a solo or FCL option may be recommended for added protection.
  • Shipping Speed vs. Cost:
    • Sea freight is a common choice due to its cost-effectiveness, while airfreight offers quicker delivery at a higher cost.

Choosing Between Airfreight and Ocean Freight:

  • Sea Freight:
    • Preferred by most clients for its cost efficiency.
  • Airfreight:
    • Optimal for urgent shipments, despite higher transportation costs.

Consulting with Our Experts:

  • Our shipping experts can assess your items, desired arrival time, and budget constraints to tailor the best shipping method to meet your specific needs and goals.

By engaging with our team, you can make informed decisions on the most suitable shipping method for your relocation to Iceland, ensuring a seamless and efficient moving experience tailored to your requirements.

Professional Packing Services for Peace of Mind

We understand the importance of proper packing when it comes to safeguarding your belongings during transit. While we provide client-tailored packing services, we also offer the flexibility for clients to pack their items themselves if they prefer to do so.

Here’s how we can assist with your packing needs:

  • Client-Tailored Packing: Our services are designed to meet your specific preferences. Whether you choose to pack on your own or opt for our professional packing assistance, we can accommodate your needs.

  • Professional Packing Crew: Our trained packing team is equipped to handle everything from furniture to delicate and fragile items like paintings, sculptures, and pianos. You can trust us to ensure that your possessions are packed securely for their journey.

  • Specialized Packing Solutions: For large or valuable objects such as artwork and antiques, we offer a range of specialized packing solutions to provide the utmost protection during transit.

While we offer the option for self-packing, we recommend considering our professional packing services to guarantee the safety and security of your items throughout the shipping process. Our team is dedicated to providing you with peace of mind by delivering efficient and reliable packing solutions tailored to your unique requirements.

Secure Storage Solutions

During the process of shipping your belongings from the USA to Iceland, your shipment may pass through a warehouse. If you find yourself in need of storage facilities in Iceland, we can arrange secure storage options that are immune to weather, lighting, temperature, and humidity fluctuations.

Here’s how our storage services can benefit you:

  • Weather-Resistant Facilities: Our storage facilities are designed to safeguard your possessions from external elements, ensuring they remain in optimal condition.

  • Consultation with Logistics Operator: You can engage in detailed discussions with our logistics operator to receive expert advice on the logistics activities related to your shipment, including storage solutions if needed.

Whether you require short-term or long-term storage, our facilities are equipped to provide a safe and secure environment for your belongings until you are ready to receive them.

Comprehensive Moving Insurance Options 

When entrusting us with your move, you have the opportunity to choose from various levels of international moving insurance to protect your belongings during transit. Here are the options available to you:

  • Full Value Coverage: This option provides coverage for repair and replacement of items at their full value.

  • Released Value Protection: A basic coverage option where the mover is liable for a specified amount per pound per item.

  • Additional Protection Package: We also offer an enhanced package to supplement the Released Value Protection for added peace of mind, available for an extra fee.

By engaging with our insurance agent, you can delve into discussions on how to determine the value of damaged items and other important details to ensure the best protection for your personal property.

Streamlined Customs Paperwork Handling

Importing household effects to Iceland involves meeting specific conditions and adhering to customs requirements. While this link can provide you with valuable insights into these regulations, we understand that navigating customs procedures can be daunting.

Here’s how we can assist you with customs handling:

  • Customs Specialists: Our dedicated customs specialists are well-versed in the intricacies of the import process. They excel at making accurate calculations, preparing essential documents, and ensuring that all pertinent information is included to prevent any red flags or delays.

  • Comprehensive Service: As part of our service, we offer customs handling to alleviate any concerns you may have regarding the importation process. You can rely on our experts to guide you through the necessary steps with precision and efficiency.

By entrusting us with your customs paperwork, you can rest assured that your import process will be streamlined and compliant, allowing for a smooth transition of your household effects to Iceland.

Shipping a Vehicle to Iceland

We offer reliable vehicle shipping services from the United States to Iceland. Here’s how we can assist you in transporting your car or motorcycle overseas:

  • Shipping Methods:

    • Container Shipping: Cars can be shipped in a container via ocean freight for added protection during transit.
    • Roll-On/Roll-Off (RoRo): Vehicles with tires, such as automobiles and motorcycles, can be conveniently transported using the RoRo method, where they roll on and off the ocean vessel.
  • Customs Compliance:

  • Customs Assistance:

    • Should you find the customs process daunting, our team can handle the paperwork on your behalf, ensuring a smooth and compliant importation process for your vehicle.

By entrusting us with your vehicle shipping needs, you can rely on our expertise to facilitate a seamless transportation process. Whether you choose container shipping or RoRo, we are committed to ensuring the safe and efficient delivery of your car or motorcycle to Iceland. Our comprehensive services are designed to make your vehicle relocation hassle-free and straightforward.



Specialized Shipping for Artwork and Pianos to Iceland

When it comes to shipping delicate items such as artwork pieces and pianos from the USA to Iceland, our team of highly skilled experts is here to provide you with specialized solutions tailored to your unique needs.

Here’s how we can ensure the seamless and safe transportation of your high-value, fragile, and rare items:

  • Customized Shipping Services:

    • Our team is experienced in crafting customized ocean or air freight services specifically designed for delicate items like artwork and pianos, ensuring their safe and secure transport.
  • Expert Handling:

    • You can trust our experts to handle your valuable possessions with care and precision, guaranteeing that they reach their destination in pristine condition.

By partnering with us for your artwork and piano shipping needs, you can benefit from our specialized expertise and commitment to delivering a seamless and reliable shipping experience for your most cherished possessions. Let us take the stress out of transporting your valuable items to Iceland, ensuring they arrive safely and securely.

Recent Reviews of Our Customers

 International Mover to Iceland

 “The service team was friendly and professional. They were very careful packing and moving my heavy piano to protect the musical instrument and floor from damage. I would recommend it.” John G. 

“Everything was great, including the estimate. The crew worked like hell to make packing and uploading perfect. Communication was excellent, so I give them all five stars.” Lacey R. 

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