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Why use our international shipping company to ship from South Africa?

Spread the cost

Spread the cost by paying in several instalments

Packing boxes and materials

Purpose-built shipping boxes and materials provided


We handle the quarantine and customs clearance process

Delivery and collection

Pick your own dates for shipment delivery and collection

Free storage

Enjoy 2 weeks FREE storage before and after shipping

Safely ship your belongings to India from South Africa

We're delighted to announce an expansion to our international shipping routes. You can now import personal possessions and household belongings into India via our unique moving container, the MoveCube®. You asked, and we listened. India is a route our customers have been eager to take advantage of, and we're happy to share the good news!

Seven Seas Worldwide 25 years logo

Our shipping and removals company has been loved by customers for
for over 25 years

Whether you need to move the entire contents of your home or simply ship boxes and bags, Seven Seas Worldwide makes the process easy. Thanks to our vast network of global depots in Europe, Asia, North America, Oceania and South Africa, your belongings are in our experienced team's care from collection to delivery.

As South Africa's leading international shipping company, every year, we help over 40,000 people safely transport their personal effects door-to-door, including holidaymakers, expats, students and those travelling for work. Our South African depots are located in Cape Town, Durban and Johannesburg. 

Ship boxes, bags, furniture and more from South Africa in 5 steps

Number one

Free online quick quote 
Our instant quote tool provides a clear, itemised cost with no hidden fees or nasty surprises.

Number two

Pick your dates
When placing your order, choose the materials delivery and shipment collection dates that suit you.

Number three

Securely pack your items
We deliver your empty shipping boxes or MoveCube® to your home in South Africa, ready for you to fill.

Number four

We collect and ship
Complete the online documentation. Then we'll transport your shipment to its destination.

Number five

Delivered to your address
Our team will clear your goods through customs and deliver them safely to your new home.

International removals service

The MoveCube® moving pod makes overseas removals simple

For an easy and affordable move from South Africa, use our MoveCube® moving pod. This revolutionary dedicated shipping container can carry anything from boxes of belongings to furniture and sports equipment.

All you need to do is order and select a date for us to deliver the MoveCube®. Next, load your goods into the container within the timeframe, complete the online documents, and we'll ship the MoveCube®, handle customs clearance and deliver it to your destination.

You can even use our handy online tracker to monitor you're shipment's international journey. Plus, we offer two weeks of free storage in most origin and destination countries!

Moving containers for international removals
Ship boxes and bags overseas
International boxes and bags shipping

Send luggage overseas with zero hassle

Instead of worrying about sending your possessions overseas, enjoy your trip by shipping boxes and bags from South Africa using our stress-free services. 

We'll deliver our robust cardboard boxes and any extra packaging to your door. Then, once you've packed your shipment, we'll come and collect it. Our team will send your goods by sea, land or air, depending on your timeframe and budget. 

We can also provide specialist containers for bulky goods like golf clubs, skis and guitars.

Student removals services

Budget-friendly student shipping services

Use our student moving services to ship luggage home to South Africa after term finishes or send them between different universities. 

And to make the process even easier, we provide high-quality packing materials, including bubble wrap, parcel tape and our sturdy cardboard boxes.

Plus, we spread the cost over several affordable stages instead of asking for one upfront payment.



Student moving services

How long does international shipping from South Africa take?

Shipping and removals from South Africa can take between a few days to several months, depending on your chosen service and destination country.

Here are transit times* for a few of the most popular countries our moving services from South Africa cover, based on sending two Large boxes or a Small MoveCube® from Pretoria, South Africa, to the destination's capital city. 



Boxes and bags

By sea:

128 days


By sea:

129 days



Boxes and bags

By sea:

143 days


By sea:

152 days


Hong Kong SAR

Boxes and bags

By sea:

118 days


By sea:

121 days



Boxes and bags

By sea:

89 days


By sea:

91 days



Boxes and bags

By sea:

98 days


By sea:

100 days


United States

Boxes and bags

By sea:

133 days


By sea:

132 days

*estimated timings dependent on global shipping circumstances.


Check out our blog for packing tips and shipping news

Take a look at our blog for all the latest shipping news and expert tips on how to make moving overseas smooth sailing.

See our many our positive reviews:

Customers love using our services to ship from South Africa!


Popular countries we ship to from South Africa

We ship boxes, baggage and other household items to countless international destinations from South Africa using our extensive network of depots. And, when you choose Seven Seas Worldwide, you can rest easy knowing we'll handle the whole process, including customs clearance and safe delivery.

Here are a few of the most popular countries we cover:

FAQs about our international moving service from South Africa

Thanks to our cost-effective services, shipping your personal effects overseas from South Africa no longer needs to break the bank. Please fill in our free online quote tool for an exact figure, as the cost will depend on where you are shipping to and from and your chosen transit method.

Don't worry — our quote form only takes a moment to complete! Plus, it clearly itemises all the fees involved to give you the peace of mind that you won't get hit with any nasty surprises after placing a booking.

Our MoveCube® is a shipping solution unique to our international removal company. Once loaded with your belongings, we can transport your dedicated container to countless worldwide destinations from South Africa, making relocations a breeze.

Due to their size and weight, we transport our MoveCube's® by sea, the cheapest and most eco-friendly way to ship items internationally. For an accurate timeframe, get a free instant quote or contact our multilingual customer support team.

To protect their population and environment, all countries have a list of items banned from importation. As these objects can vary depending on the destination, please read our Prohibited Goods page before packing. 

If customs or quarantine officials find forbidden items in your shipment, it can result in delays and fines. 

No-stress international removals and shipping from South Africa


Every year we move

+40,000 shipments


We send belongings to

+100 destinations

International shipping plan

Our regional websites and languages

We have region-specific websites to support our international customers. Plus, our customer service team offer 24-hour advice in various languages, including Thai, Cantonese, Mandarin, Afrikaans and English. 

Please make your selection below: 

Hong Kong SAR


New Zealand


South Africa


United States

United Kingdom

Our depots in South Africa

Conveniently located across the country, our depots span the width and breadth of South Africa. See below for each depot's address.


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Cape Town

Unit D5,
Golf Air Park,
King Air Boulevard,
Cape Town, 7490.

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Unit 49,
Acacia Business Park,
73 Nguni Way,

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Protec Park,
Unit 3,
Lovu Street,
Kempton Park, 1624-B.