Category: News

Moving to Beijing – Customs Regulation Changes

Abels have been advised though our Agents about changes to Customs Regulations for Chinese Passport Holders. Please be advised that Beijing Customs have changed the import customs regulation for Chinese passport holders importing household goods by sea into Beijing, China. Chinese passport holders should avoid entering China more than once within 15 days immediately prior… Read more »

Moving to India – Delays due to Riots

Abels have been advised though our Agents about the critical situation in India in January 2018. There are riots that are delaying shipment in the Mumbai and Pune area of India. The riots which started on 02nd January 2018 were between two communities, the Dalits and the Marathas in Pune. Lakhs of Dalits gathered in… Read more »

Moving to New Zealand – Importing Wooden Items

Abels Moving Services have been advised in connection with changes from the 4th September 2017 in connection with importing wooden items into New Zealand. Kindly find below changes in the treatment options when importing woodenware including furniture ( old and new ) into New Zealand. One option is to get the items ( or the… Read more »

Abels Attends Haddenham 2017 Steam Rally

The 44th Haddenham Steam Rally and Heavy Horse Show this year took place on Saturday the 9th and Sunday the 10th of September 2017. This annual event took place on the land of Agreserves & Mr & Mrs Waller of College Farm, in Haddenham. Abels was delighted to be invited to the event where we… Read more »

Abels Article in EDP on Brexit Movers

Abels have been featured in an article written by Doug Faulkner in the Eastern Daily Press (EDP) – see Phil Pertoldi chairman of Abels explains in the article how that Brexit is opening up new routes for growth for the company. The full article explains that Abels are seeing increases in Corporate work as… Read more »

Advanced Payment Certificate

Abels Moving Services Limited are pleased to announce the receipt of our updated Advanced Payment Guarantee Certificate. To see a copy of the Abels Moving Services Limited IMMI Advanced Payment Guarantee Certificate which can be seen in the attached PDF. PDF: Abels Moving Services Limited – Advanced Payment Guarantee Certificate. Additionally there is an explanation… Read more »

Moving to India – Goods and Services Tax

Abels have been advised though our Agents in India about the introduction of Goods and Services Tax, that is being rolled out and will soon apply to moves of household goods. The introduction of GST is part of the Indian Government’s tax reform programmed to enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of the existing taxation system…. Read more »

RES Forum 2017 Annual Report

Though the partnership with the RES Forum (, Harmony Relocation Network has again participated in producing The RES Forum Annual Report. The title of the 2017 Report is: The New Normal of Global Mobility. On the 14th June 2017 the report was launched in London, with the New York launch taking place a couple of… Read more »

Moving to Qatar – Shipping via Updated Routes

Previously Abels had been advised that shipping routes to Qatar had been suspended due to political unrest in the Persian Gulf. We have now been updated that several shipping companies are expected to provide a service to Qatar by providing a revised service via the port of Salalah in Oman. Before the political unrest in… Read more »