Groupage Australia

Groupage Australia

Transport to Australia in a collection container


We offer our UTS Shared Container Services for a wide range of destination countries. By sharing a consolidated container for your belongings with other UTS customers, you can benefit from a number of advantages. Our offer reduces your transport costs to Australia by up to 40%. In addition, this type of transport is more environmentally friendly. This makes the transport of your removal goods safer, more environmentally friendly and cheaper.

On this page you will find all the important information about this service. If you have any individual questions, you can of course also contact us personally.

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Moving to Australia - Timetable

All information about the process

Step 1: Consultation

During a consultation with one of our UTS experts, we clarify all important aspects, e.g. the quantity of the removal goods. The conversation takes place either by telephone or by video call.

Step 2: Offer

You will receive an offer from us. This includes a cost estimate and confirmation of the desired date on which your belongings are to be transported.


Step 3: Reservation of the container

After booking your move with UTS, we plan the transport and reserve a suitable container.

Step 4: Timing

48 hours before collection you will be notified by us between 08:00 - 16:00.

Step 5: Collection

UTS will collect your removal goods and transport them to the UTS consolidation HUB in Germany.

Step 6: Handling

We coordinate the handling of the move both in Germany and at your destination in Australia.

Step 7: Loading

You will receive feedback from us on the date of loading of the container in which your property is located.

Step 8: Arrival

As soon as your property has reached its destination, we will notify you immediately.

Step 9: Delivery

In the final step, your removal goods are unloaded and delivered by UTS.

Move to Australia

Moving to the land of koalas and kangaroos - UTS is by your side!

As part of your move to Australia, UTS takes care of the entire organisation and implementation. We also advise you individually on all topics related to your move. Especially for international destinations, special attention should be paid to aspects such as the need for and application for a visa and general entry and import regulations.

Australia is a large and diverse country. You will find beautiful nature, modern metropolises like Sydney or Melbourne, a strong economy and relaxed and friendly people. Not for nothing is Australia one of the most popular emigration destinations for people in Europe.

You can find out more about topics related to moving to Australia on our country page. Click here.

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Moving to Australia - Benefits

What additional services can I book?

If you have a move transported to Australia by UTS as an additional load in a consolidated container, there are a number of additional services that can be booked. Below you will find an overview. If you have any further questions, please do not hesitate to contact our qualified UTS staff.


We store your belongings: For extra space, we offer you the option of storing your belongings at one of the 20 UTS locations.

Packing service

We pack the shipment for you: At UTS, you can conveniently have your belongings securely packed by our staff. This saves you time.

Transport insurance

Well insured: In the event of damage, your shipment is optimally covered with transport insurance. Here you can find out more about the topic of removal insurance and liability.

Packaging material

Sale of packing materials: In the UTS carton shop you will find a wide variety of packing materials (moving cartons, moving sets and moving accessories) that can be ordered online. Click here to go directly to our carton shop.

Pet removals

Moving with pets: If you need help transporting your pet, then get in touch with us. We will organise safe and pet-friendly transport to your destination.

Transport of your car

Car Transprt: Do you want to take your car on a long journey? No problem. Our forwarding agency will also take care of the transport of your car as part of your move.

Departure Service Package

Departure Service Package: With our Departure Service Package you can start your move in an even more relaxed way and save unnecessary stress, such as handing over your flat, etc.

The most important performance features at a glance

Moving to Australia by groupage container


  • Optimally networked: With 20 UTS locations in Germany and over 1000 around the world
  • We have both German- and English-speaking removal consultants
  • Removals by accompanying load are the most economical way of transporting the removal goods
  • Safe transport together with the removal goods of other customers
  • Compared to a direct transport, a slightly longer transport time is to be expected for a transport by additional load in a consolidated container.
  • Flexible packaging: Use our packing service or pack your goods yourself
  • Well advised: Through our UTS removal consultants, you always have the option of having a contact person at your side.
  • At your destination, you will receive further support from our employees

Accompanying load of removal goods

Frequently asked questions

Most things that can be found in a household count as household effects. This includes, for example, furniture, clothing, shoes, books, documents, china, toys and electronics. It is important that you observe the current customs and import regulations in Australia. If you have any questions on this topic, please do not hesitate to contact one of our UTS experts.

In this case, you should contact our customer service. Of course, we will try to get back to you as soon as possible within our opening hours. Important: You must be on site when accepting delivery or collection.

Charges for duties and taxes are not included in our prices. They usually apply when items are not used or are in your possession for less than 12 months (subject to local regulations). If you are not in the destination country at the time of delivery, taxes and duties may also apply. Your UTS expert will of course explain all these issues to you.

Customs and quarantine inspection fees as well as fumigation fees are not included in our offer. These are usually levied at the destination. We will inform you about the exact costs.

Delivery to the destination is organised and announced by one of our UTS agents from Monday to Friday.

At UTS Kartonshop Plus you will find a wide selection of suitable moving boxes, sets and moving accessories. You can order the items easily and conveniently in the online shop. Click here to go directly to the shop.

Yes, you can book this as an additional service.

Yes, that is possible. We offer you transport insurance and clarify all other contractual aspects with you. We have created an information page on the subject of removal insurance and liability. Click here to go to the page.

No, unfortunately this is not possible. However, you can contact your removal consultant for this.

The term of payment is 14 days before loading.

Yes, that is possible.

Provided that the processing of your order has already taken place and packaging materials have been sent, a refund is usually no longer possible. In the event of a cancellation, we recommend that you contact your UTS removal consultant by email 48 hours before delivery or collection.

Import regulations

Import Regulations in Australia

Text: Due to the complex customs regulations in Australia, we cannot give exact details here. The regulations also depend on the respective city and the duration of the stay.

In principle, you should always follow the following guidelines:

  • Scanned copies are valid in all states, but electronic signatures are not accepted
  • All signatures required for the release of the customs form must match the signature on the passport. Any changes must have been released
  • The inventory list must be in the English language
  • Self-packed removal goods must be logged in English by the owner
  • A copy of the owner's identity card page and visa is mandatory

Well informed with UTS

Our free information brochures

UTS offers a wide range of services as well as professional and individual advice for your move by groupage container. We are always at your side and support you throughout the entire moving process.

If you would like to inform yourself independently, our free information brochures are available to you. Simply request them by mail.

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Moving to Australia in a collection container

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Move to Australia

When moving to Australia, good preparation is essential. There are many things to consider. We have summarised the most important aspects for you in our country page Australia. Here you will find information on entry and import regulations, regulations for entering Australia with animals, average cost of living & Co.


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