European Removal Service

Your whole new way of life starts with a first-class move.

Relocating within Europe – whilst incredibly enticing and exciting, the complexities of international emigration legislation can easily turn those feelings of excitement to stress and anxiety. That’s no good for anyone.

Taking the strain.

Our 60 years of experience has taught us that your move is about so much more than the physical logistics. Meticulous planning and fastidious attention to detail are what makes your move smooth and stress-free.

European Destinations

Abels has helped thousands of people with their worldwide relocations. Our vast European network of moving specialists cover all destinations in Europe – Please see our country guides below for useful insights into your chosen destination.

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Dedicated European specialists.

Our specialist international relocation teams guide you through the entire process, supporting you with the completion of all documentation.

Your dedicated global move manager will create a tailored solution, focused on your own specific needs and wants – each and every move is completely unique, after all. You will be advised on your freight options, the time your things will be in transit and how you are able to track them. Put simply, your personal move manager is on hand to do whatever they can to make the process hassle-free, and as enjoyable as it should be – meaning you settle into your new home, faster.

Working together for many years, our dependable European partner agencies have all been specially selected as they operate to the highest possible standards. We do not use commercial or subcontracted vehicles; we use our own fleet of vehicles and send our own removals teams to ensure that standards surpass your expectations.

Patient & Understanding

“Very prompt with everything. The pickup was ahead of schedule, but they were very understanding and patient with me. All helped the move to go extremely smoothly”.


M S Mc Donald – 18/04/2016

Trusted for generations.

If you are like the vast majority of our international customers, you will be looking for a highly reliable, seamless removal service that you can trust explicitly with your most treasured possessions.

We understand that when you are moving overseas, there are difficult choices to be made about what comes with you and the items you need to leave behind. The things that accompany you are precious; they are the things you simply cannot live without.

As such, a full inventory and condition report is taken of your cherished keepsakes, irreplaceable family photographs and heirlooms as they are packed.

We are proud to have held the Royal Warrant by appointment of Her Majesty the Queen for removals and storage for over 30 years – we ensure our teams treat your move with the very same exceptional level of customer care, as we would for a Royal household.

Skilled and knowledgeable experts.

We train all of our removal’s teams at our own facility to our own exacting, professional standards, with regular updates. Experts in securely packing everything and anything, your move will be handled by those who are fully up to speed with the latest handling and packing methods. Décor protection techniques, the very best specialist packaging materials, and modern air-ride vehicles all ensure that your belongings arrive safe and sound.

Highly Recommended

“I chose Abels through internet recommendations and I cannot state enough how well everything was. I can only highly recommend the service to anyone who is moving from the U.K/inside the U.K”.


G Michahelles – London to Munich.


Secure storage.

Often, an international move will involve temporary, short term accommodation whilst you find your feet. Our purpose-built storage facilities, across Europe, have round-the-clock comprehensive security systems with 24-hour red care monitoring; all staff hold full security clearance.

Whether crockery, curtains or your collection of fine art, our knowledgeable teams have specialist handling techniques, ensuring your property is in the safest of hands. Our ‘new for old’ insurance offers even greater peace of mind – you are of course, welcome to visit our warehouse facilities yourself.

Our specialist European customer advisors are here to help. To find out more or to arrange a quotation, give the friendly Abels team a call – +44 1842 816600. Alternatively, drop us a line