Excess Baggage Services

Beat the wait with our Excess Baggage Service

We offer a cost-effective excess baggage service for people looking to avoid the stress of checking in luggage or equipment whilst travelling around the World.

Our service not only applies to luggage but also Golf Bags, Ski Equipment, Bicycles, Musical Instruments, Exhibition Materials and much much more.

All items can easily be collected from your home or workplace and delivered directly to your new residence, hotel or event destination anywhere in the World.

Benefits to you

  • Personal – No more faulty self-service machines, we’ll take care of all this so that you can grab that extra 30 minutes at the airport
  • Stress-free – No more complications at check-in and no more refused items due to hold-capacity or unique airline policy
  • Flexibility – Greater weight allowances than the airlines, giving you the extra space to throw in that bit more, as you’re never quite sure when you need that one item
  • Tracking – No more not knowing! We’ll provide you with constant updates so that you always know the stage and location of your belongings
  • Speed – No more queuing, simply walk on and off of your flight with your passport, boarding pass and hand luggage
  • Convenient – We’ll collect everything from your home or work and deliver to anywhere in the World you require, whether a hotel, business event or new residence

Moving Home

Whether you’ve booked your main move with GMS or not, we can assist with getting your essentials to your new home for when you arrive.

International Removals can often take a while from start to finish, especially if moving across the Globe, but sometimes there are things that you simply can’t wait for.

Often people find themselves choosing between items to take in their luggage and items to put in their shipment, but with GMS you need not choose. Unlike the airline you may travel with, GMS won’t limit you to the amount of luggage or equipment that you need to send. Whatever you can’t live without, we can get it there.

Make an enquiry with us or speak to your Move Manager now for a quote.

Going on holiday

Keen Skier? Avid Scuba-Diver? Amateur Golfer?

Too often people can’t enjoy their holiday to the fullest as they’re unable to transport the necessary equipment to and from their holiday destinations without facing extortionate charges. Whether it’s just a pair of skis or individual golf bags for the whole family, GMS can assist for a reasonable price.

With GMS you can book a tracked 2-way transport to ensure that everything you need to make the most of your break is there on arrival and returned safely to you when you get home.

If you’re considering this service, please click here to make an enquiry.

Travelling for work or a business event

Whether booking for yourself, a colleague or a client, GMS can provide you with a truly professional and cost-effective service.

We understand that work often doesn’t stop, and as such can arrange advanced arrival of your belongings for business trips and short stays.

We can cater for larger groups and even events, including display materials that need to arrive on short notice.

All services can be booked as a return transportation and are tracked for your peace of mind.

Just have a few boxes or bags to ship?     Get a quick baggage quote

Prohibited/Restricted Items

Do not include any of the following in your consignment

  • Aerosols (all kinds, Hairspray, Deodorant, etc)
  • Aftershaves / Perfumes / Fragrances
  • Airbags
  • Alcoholic Drinks or Bottles
  • Ammunition of any kind
  • Animals of any kind (Dead or Alive)
  • Any items containing Petrol (Liquid, Gas or Fumes)
  • Biological Samples
  • Car Batteries
  • Cash & Cards (Credit / Debit)
  • Chainsaws
  • Cheques (Bank)
  • Christmas Crackers
  • Counterfeit Currency
  • Dangerous Goods
  • Driving Licence
  • Drugs (Including Prescription)
  • Engines
  • Excrement / Filth
  • Fire Extinguishers
  • Fish (Dead or Live)
  • Foodstuffs (all kinds)
  • Hazardous Goods
  • Human Remains (including ashes)
  • Infectious Substances
  • Knives
  • Laptop Computers, Mobile/Smart Phones or Tablets
  • Lighters
  • Lottery Tickets
  • Nail Varnish / Nail Varnish Remover
  • Oils
  • Paints
  • Passports
  • Perishable Goods (All)
  • Plants / Seeds etc
  • Printer Toner
  • Seatbelt Tensioners and Steering Wheels
  • Stamps
  • Tobacco
  • Water
  • Weapons (all kinds, including replicas)
  • Windscreens

Disclaimer: Customs regulations can change at any time with or without notice. This information is provided as a guide only. While Global Moving Services has exercised reasonable care in publishing this information, Global Moving Services makes no representation, either expressed or implied, as to its accuracy or applicability.