FAQ’s

How can I get a moving quote?

Whether you are moving locally or overseas it is always better to have a consultant called at your home to estimate your move costs. An assessment will help the moving company to figure out overall cost for the move. Many a times people provide information to moving companies and accidently leave out important information that can incur additional fees on the moving day. Hence it is significant to have all details discussed during the survey to avoid any surprises on the moving day.

When should I call a moving company?

The earlier, the better. It’s wise to give your moving company from four to six week’s notice, if possible. The more lead time you can give, the more likely we will be able to meet your preferred schedule. Additionally if your move is arranged in advance often the price will be more competitive and you will have more flexibility when choosing the date of your relocations

can call us on 00973 17402176 or email us on: ahmadipack@apfbahrain.com for a moving survey.

Are there things that I can’t move?

Goods below are considered dangerous and not transportable.

  • Perishable Foods & Cooking Oils
  • Cleaning Solvents
  • Aerosol Cans
  • Matches & Firelighters
  • Pesticides
  • Flammable Liquids
  • Dangerous Chemicals
  • Swimming Pool Chemicals
  • Phototgraphic Chemicals
  • Weapons of any kind.

Does APF pack personal effects?

Depending on your requirements APF can complete all your packing. We also do provide cartons for personal items such as clothing for you to pack. Special wardrobe cartons can also be provided for hanging clothes.

Can I pack my own boxes?

Yes, You can pack your own boxes but if there are any breakages in those boxes, the removalist will take no responsibility nor will these items be covered by insurance.

Should I take moving insurance?

While APF uses the highest standards of care in making sure that your belongings are properly handled and protected, there is always the risk of an accident or influences outside our control which may cause damage or even loss of your belongings. Hence it is highly recommended to opt for Insurance. Our consultant will discuss with you the different options in insurance cover to help you understand and choose the cover that best suits your move.

Can APF move my Car?

Yes we can arrange for the transportation of your car. simply let us know what needs to be moved.
If it is moving overseas the vehicle’s fuel quantity should be kept low while loading.

Does APF dismantle and re-assemble furniture?

Dismantling and re-assembly of normal furniture will be included in our quote. However, there are other items requiring specialist services such as trampolines, brand new furniture sets, Pianos, Snooker tables, shelving etc which we can arrange dismantle or re assembly at additional cost.

What if our home is not ready when goods are due for delivery?

APF have climate controlled storage facilities allowing for transfer of your goods to store for holding
until required. We suggest at the time of quoting your ask for details on storage costs if required.

How long is the quote valid for?

APF quotes are valid for 30 days from date of quote. However, we would mention the quote validity in every quote we offer.

When do I have to pay for the move? Do I have to pay up front?

Our payment terms are:
For Local removals – Charges payable on delivery (Except from Storage)
For International and all other removals – Charges payable before dispatch.

How should I prepare my fridge for a move?

Fridge should be emptied and wiped clean throughout.