3 Types of Relocation Services in Dubai

International moving services in the UAE

Since not everyone knows the difference between the main types of relocation services in Dubai and what they include, many people pay more than they have to or face hassles while moving. This guide by ServiceMarket can help you figure out what type of international moving service is most appropriate for you and how it will affect your total cost of moving. Β Β 

You can pick one of the following international services, depending on your requirements and budget:


This is the only option that let’s you sit back and relax throughout the relocation process. You won’t have to face the hassles of packing your belongings, handling paperwork, customs clearance, unpacking goods at at your new home and dealing with multiple movers. Your goods will be delivered at the doorstep of your new home and the moving company will unpack everything. Some movers even go the extra mile and unpack items in the room where you want to keep them. However, it’s also the most expensive of the three options. If you are looking for ways to make the moving process easier and can fit this service into your budget, then definitely go for it!


The only difference between a door-to-door and door-to-port service, is that you will have to take care of everything after your boxes arrive at the port of your destination. This includes dealing with all the paperwork at the customs, moving the cargo from the port to your new home and then unpacking everything yourself. You might want to select this option if you plan to finalize an accommodation after you land, want to save some money, or know of a more affordable local moving company.


This is the cheapest of the three options. If you choose a port-to-port service, the moving company will only be responsible for shipping your cargo from one port to another. You will have to do a lot of extra work but this option can help you save a lot of money. It’s also ideal for people whose cargo is small enough to fit into a car or van and can be transported easily.

Worried about hidden charges and delays? Check out this guide on avoid hidden charges and be sure to only book an accredited international mover in Dubai. You can easily read reviews on ServiceMarket and get free quotes from multiple shipping companies in the UAE with the click of a button! Β 

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