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Chinese New Year Is Almost Upon Us – Plan Shipping to China Now to Avoid Delays

Chinese New Year Is Almost Upon Us – Think Now to Avoid Delays.

The first day of Chinese New Year 2012 (Chun Jie / 春节 2012) will be celebrated on Monday, 23 January 2012 and the festival will usually last for as long as 15 days, till the February 6, 2012.

During this period there are reduced officials at ports and airports and delays can be experienced for customers moving to China due to clearance through the ports being delayed.

It is always best to plan to ship effects to China to arrive prior to the holiday period or hold shipments until after the celebrations have finished.

Should you have a planned move to China and you wish to discuss this further please call the Abels head office on +44 1842 816600 or email

Abels can provide all service moves to China, with our global network of shareholding partners there is a full door to door service provided whether that requires
– an immediate shipment via Airfreight. Where we will collect your possessions and fully pack and load into heat treated pallet based and tri-walled airfreight module cases that are waterproofed, direct airfreight, customs clear and deliver to your destination address. Please allow 2 weeks on average due to the security checks that are involved in this process.
– less than a container load direct shipment where we will collect your possessions, fully export pack and load into a heat treated wooden case called a “lift van”