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Moving Overseas

From the USA to the UK

Welcome to Direct Express Inc., your trusted partner in international auto shipping and household goods relocation. Whether you’re relocating for work, family, or simply seeking an adventure in the UK, we ensure that your cherished possessions and vehicles transition smoothly across the Atlantic. Let’s dive into how our world-class service can make this aspect of your move hassle-free.


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Cargo Type

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Destination Overseas

In addition, we offer marine insurance @2% declared value of the vehicle. Insurance is additional at 2% for full coverage with a minimum fee of 125.00 USD.

In case of a claim, there is a 500.00 USD or 3% deductible that must be met in order for the claim to be processed. UNIRISC Insurance Terms and Conditions.

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Contact Information

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Freight Type

Ocean Freight

Ocean Freight

Air Freight

Air Freight

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Open Car Carrier

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Inland Shipping

Open Car Carrier

Do you need help with the In-land shipping of your vehicle to one of our ports?

Our departure ports are Los Angeles, CA; Houston, TX; Savannah, GA; New Jersey, NJ. 

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Marine Insurance

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In addition, we offer marine insurance @2% declared value of the vehicle. Insurance is additional at 2% for full coverage with a minimum fee of 125.00 USD.

In case of a claim, there is a 500.00 USD or 3% deductible that must be met in order for the claim to be processed. UNIRISC Insurance Terms and Conditions.

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Your final estimated price is:

*Please note the above rate excludes;

-customs inspections if applied. Their charges will be additional

-Destination charges such as drayage, unloading, customs clearance, taxes and duty..etc

***rates subject to change without notice, prior to booking please confirm rates with DEI sales representative***


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Your #1 Export & Import

Why Choose Direct Express Inc.?

  • Experience: With over 35 years in the international shipping industry, we’ve successfully shipped thousands of vehicles and household items from the USA to the UK.
  • Safety: Your belongings are invaluable, and we treat them as such. Our state-of-the-art equipment and trained professionals ensure that your possessions reach their destination intact.
  • Affordability: Premium service doesn’t always mean premium pricing. We offer competitive rates, ensuring you get value for your money.

What We Ship

  • Automobiles: From classic cars to daily drivers, motorcycles to boats, trust us to ship them safely.
  • Household Goods: Furniture, electronics, art, and even your precious wine collection – we handle it all.


Car Shipping to the UK Checklist

In order to export any vehicle from the U.S., we will require the following in order to meet US Custom regulations:

  • Original Title/MSO
  • Completed SLI & POA form
  • Copy of Passport
  • Commercial Invoice / Bill of Sale (official DMV template available on request)

    Understanding UK Import Regulations

    When importing to the UK, it’s essential to be aware of:

    • Duties and Taxes: Depending on your immigrant status and the age of your vehicle, taxes and import duties may vary.
    • Vehicle Standards: The UK has specific requirements concerning emissions and safety. We can guide you on modifications if necessary.

    Our Process

    a. Consultation
    We begin with a comprehensive consultation to understand your needs. This includes determining the type of vehicle or items, the pick-up location, and your desired delivery timeline.

    b. Documentation Assistance
    Navigating international shipping regulations can be daunting. We’ll guide you through the necessary paperwork, including customs forms and import duties specific to the UK.

    c. Packing and Pickup
    Our experts will professionally pack your household goods, ensuring they’re protected for their transatlantic journey. We also provide door-to-door pickup service for both household goods and vehicles.

    d. Tracking and Updates
    Once aboard, track your shipment in real-time with our online tracking system. Our customer service is available 24/7 to answer any queries.

    e. Delivery and Unpacking
    Upon reaching the UK, we handle all customs clearances. Choose between door-to-door or port-to-port delivery. Our team can also assist with unpacking, getting you settled into your new home faster.



    “Relocating can be stressful, but Direct Express Inc. made the transition seamless. My vintage car and household items arrived in perfect condition!” – Sarah J.

    “The team at Direct Express Inc. was responsive and efficient. I was particularly impressed with their knowledge of UK regulations.” – Mike L.

    Your #1 Export & Import

    Household Goods Shipping

    Ready to make the move? Contact our team for a no-obligation quote. Let Direct Express Inc. be your bridge from the USA to the UK, ensuring your cherished possessions arrive safely.


    Air Freight

    When time is of the essence and you need your household goods to reach their destination quickly, our air freight option at Direct Express Inc. is the ideal choice. We understand that some international moves require expedited shipping, and our air freight services are designed to meet your urgent shipping needs with efficiency and precision. Air freight significantly reduces transit time, allowing you to settle into your new home sooner, and our expert team ensures secure packaging and handling for items destined for air travel. We partner with reputable airlines and carriers to provide reliable, real-time tracking, so you stay informed about your shipment's status from departure to arrival. Our customized air freight plans are tailored to your timeline and budget, with seamless customs clearance and final delivery coordination. Trust Direct Express Inc. for a swift and stress-free international move – contact us today to explore your air freight options.

    Inland Transport

    At Direct Express Inc., we recognize that a successful international move requires comprehensive solutions, and our inland transport option plays a pivotal role in ensuring your household goods reach their final destination seamlessly. Whether you're moving to or from a landlocked location or simply need reliable transportation within your destination country, our well-established network of inland transport providers guarantees a smooth transition. Our team will customize a transportation plan tailored to your specific needs, making sure your belongings are efficiently transported from the port or airport to your new home. We prioritize security and efficiency, ensuring that your items are handled with care throughout the inland journey. From coordinating logistics to overseeing customs clearances, our commitment to excellence ensures that your international move is worry-free. Contact Direct Express Inc. today to explore your options and experience the convenience of our inland transport services.

    Warehouse and Loading

    With our strategic locations throughout the USA we are able to provide you with the most affordable option for your needs. We have loading facilities located in Los Angeles, California; Houston, Texas; Savannah, Georgia; New York, New York. Direct Express Inc. understands that flexibility and convenience are paramount in international moves, and our warehouse and transport option offers you both. Our state-of-the-art storage facilities provide secure, climate-controlled storage solutions for your household goods when needed, ensuring they remain in pristine condition until your new home is ready. Our expert team manages the logistics seamlessly, arranging for the timely transport of your items from our warehouse to your destination once you're ready. This integrated approach simplifies the relocation process, allowing you to transition at your own pace while maintaining peace of mind that your belongings are safe and sound. Explore our warehouse and transport services today to experience a stress-free and tailored international move with Direct Express Inc.

    Ocean Freight

    When it comes to international household goods shipping, our ocean freight option at Direct Express Inc. offers you a cost-effective and reliable solution for transporting your cherished possessions across long distances. With our extensive network of trusted carriers and shipping partners, we ensure your household goods are handled with utmost care throughout their journey. Our ocean freight services are designed to accommodate varying load sizes, making it an ideal choice whether you're shipping a few items or an entire household. We provide efficient and secure packing, timely departures, and streamlined customs clearance, giving you the peace of mind that your belongings will arrive safely at your new destination. Choose Direct Express Inc. for a seamless, oceanic transition to your new home – contact us today to discuss your ocean freight options.





    230 West Carob St. Rancho Dominguez, CA 90220

    Direct Express, Inc. is a leader amongst shipping companies.