Removals to France

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We frequently help people move from the UK to France. We understand that moving abroad can sometimes be stressful, but you can rest assured that our experienced teams will provide you with a hassle-free, professional removals service from start to finish.

How does our international removals service work?

We offer a door-to-door international removals service. We will handle every step of your removals to France so you can focus the more important aspects of your move.
  • Step 1. Fill out our online quote form. We will then arrange a contactless survey of your goods using our video survey app and provide you with a free quote.
  • Step 2: We’ll schedule in your move, providing support and assistance throughout.
  • Step 3: If you choose a packing services, on move day, we will arrive to wrap and pack your household effects.
  • Step 4: We will transport your items to your new residence in France.
  • Step 5: We will unload your goods and unpack them onto flat surfaces.

We offer a range of service options

We offer a range of removals services to provide you with greater flexibility when you move to France. These services include:

Exclusive service
With our exclusive removals service, your effects are packed at your home, loaded onto a road vehicle and transported directly to your new home in France. You can select a delivery date to suit your requirements.

Direct shared load

With our direct shared load service your effects are packed at your home, loaded onto a shared vehicle and we can guarantee a delivery date within seven days of packing.

Groupage shared load
Your effects are packed at your home on an agreed date and transferred to our warehouse for onward transport to your new home. We will agree a delivery window with you and will advise you of the scheduled delivery date when it is known.

This service is more cost effective and is recommended if you can be flexible with your delivery dates.

Why choose Pickfords for your France removals?

  • Dedicated Move Manager. Your dedicated International Move Manager takes complete responsibility for your move, personally overseeing every detail from start to finish.
  • Door-to-door service. We will collect your belongings from your UK residence and deliver them safely to your chosen destination in France.
  • Local knowledge. We have multi lingual experts in all our major relocation markets. They have local experience and knowledge and an understanding of the challenges that you might face during your move.
  • International network. We are part of one of the most respected international removals networks worldwide. With over 600 offices in 45 countries, we have the resources to move you anywhere.
  • Award winning international movers. We offer an award winning service. We're proud to be awarded the ‘best international moving company’ 2022 by the Forum for Expatriate Management.     

Popular locations in France

We can move customers to any location in France. Our most popular destinations include: Paris, Nice, Bordeaux, Grenoble, Lyon, Montpelier, Nantes, Strasbourg, Toulouse and Tours.

Moving to the UK from France?

We also offer international removals for those moving from France to the UK. Whether you’re an expat looking to return to the UK from living in France, or you’re a French citizen looking to move to the UK, we can help you move.

What should I be aware of when moving to France?

Narrow streets, parking restrictions, apartment blocks can all pose their own particular problems when moving to France. Sometimes special equipment or expertise can be required.

Pickfords, through its European network, has access to any specialist equipment (hoists, shuttle vehicles) to ensure the safe delivery of your effects to your new home.


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Need a little advice? Look no further

Whether you're moving your home, business or your employees, our Moving Advice Centre has some great advice to help your move run as smoothly as possible.

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