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Moving from Dubai to Barbados

Moving from Dubai to Barbados

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Moving from Dubai to Barbados

Moving from Dubai to Barbados: Are you planning a move to Barbados? International moves require thorough research, preparation, and qualified overseas shippers to ensure your goods arrive safely in your new country. Before you do anything, let Dubai Movers assist you with the logistics of relocating to Barbados.

Dubai Movers is an international moving company offering door-to-door moving and relocation services worldwide. As a leader among international moving companies, we’re proud to provide full container service and lift van services both to and from Dubai with complete documentation, custom assistance, insurance, shipping, storage, and inland transportation. If you’re relocating your household overseas move, we’re here to help. Dubai Movers is an international removal company you can trust to simplify your move.

To ask more about our company please use the form available on our contact page, give us a call at +97143306717, or send any inquiries to our email address

How Dubai Movers can help for moving to Barbados

At Dubai Movers, we offer a range of services; we specialize in overseas moving; including shipping personal effects and household goods, export packing and crating, and shipping internationally, cars and boats. Whether you’re relocating from Dubai to Barbados a major city or town in Barbados, you can count on our dedicated teams of professionals to handle everything smoothly and professionally, from beginning to end.

At Dubai Movers, our moving specialists will assist you with every aspect of planning your move. Find out more about all our available moving services and options to decide what best suits your needs based on certain criteria:

  • Your moving timeline: When do you need to be in Barbados? Should you ship your goods via air or sea freight?
  • Your real estate plans: Will you be renting or buying?
  • Your fragile items: Do you require custom crating services?
  • Your family/household size: Will you be moving alone or with your family? For business or personal reasons?
  • Cubic feet estimate: How large is your shipment?

How Much Does It Cost to Move to Barbados?

Schedule a home survey to receive an accurate estimate to ship your goods. One of our moving specialists will visit your home, assess your belongings and provide you with a free quote for your desired services. The cost will vary based on the cubic footage of your shipment, the method of shipping (air vs. sea freight) the services you require (packing and custom crating), and many other factors.

The process of shipping to Barbados takes 4-6 weeks depending on the size of your shipment. Our employees will pack your household goods and personal belongings in seaworthy packaging, after which they will be transported by sea, while small consignments will be sent by air. We will visit you at your home and will discuss with you what is required in order to move to Barbados. We will draw up a detailed inventory and will explain to you the specific regulations for the customs clearance of your belongings, to ensure you are fully prepared for moving to Barbados. By ensuring thorough preparations and by engaging reliable movers of Dubai Movers Company International Movers, we will ensure that you will have no surprises when moving to Barbados.

Air Cargo to Barbados

Air cargo to Barbados is on the rise, as the island nation’s popularity as a tourist destination continues to grow. In fact, according to data from the Barbados-based Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO), air cargo volume between Barbados and other countries increased by nearly 10 percent in 2016.

This growth is due in part to new airline routes that have been added in recent years, including direct flights from London and Toronto. And as more people discover Barbados’ stunning beaches, luxury hotels, and vibrant nightlife, the demand for air cargo shipments—including everything from food and drink to clothing and electronics—is only expected to continue rising.

A number of international carriers now offer direct flights to Barbados, including American Airlines, British Airways, Delta Air Lines, JetBlue Airways, and WestJet.

Sea Shipping to Barbados

Sea shipping to Barbados is a great option for those looking to import goods into the country. The port in Barbados is located in the capital city of Bridgetown and is well-equipped to handle all types of cargo. There are several shipping companies that offer regular service to Barbados, making it easy to find a route that fits your needs. Importing goods into Barbados can be expensive, so it’s important to compare prices and choose the shipping company that offers the best deal. Importing Goods into Barbados If you are planning to import goods into Barbados, there are a few things that you need to know before importing your items. The first thing to take note of is the duty rate. The duty rate for most imported goods is 15%.

About Barbados

Barbados, an island nation in the southeastern Caribbean Sea, arranged around 100 miles (160 km) east of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines. Generally three-sided fit as a fiddle, the island quantifies somewhere in the range of 20 miles (32 km) from northwest to southeast and around 15 miles (25 km) from east to west at its most extensive point. The capital and biggest town is Bridgetown, which is likewise the principal seaport.

The geographic situation of Barbados has significantly affected the island’s history and culture and parts of its monetary life. Barbados isn’t a piece of the close-by archipelago of the Lesser Antilles, despite the fact that it is typically assembled with it. The island is of various geologic arrangements; it is less rugged and has less assortment of plant and creature life.

As the principal Caribbean landfall from Europe and Africa, Barbados has worked since the late seventeenth century as a significant connection between western Europe (for the most part Great Britain), eastern Caribbean regions, and parts of the South American terrain. The island was a British belonging without break from the seventeenth century to 1966 when it accomplished autonomy.

In view of its long relationship with Britain, the way of life of Barbados is most likely more British than that of some other Caribbean islands, however, components of the African culture of the larger part populace have been unmistakable. Since freedom, social patriotism has been cultivated as a major aspect of the procedure of country building.

Barbados Economy

Barbados has an open, advertised arranged economy. Administrations, assembling, and farming are the most huge divisions. A lot of pay-as settlements are gotten from Barbadians abroad. Barbados has a generally high for each capita salary.

Barbados Customs, Currency & Airport Tax regulations details


Import regulations:

Free import for personal use only and by persons of 18 years and over:
– 1 liter of spirits or wine;
– 1/4 pint perfume or 1/2 pint of another scent;
– souvenirs up to a value of BBD 100.-.
Meat and meat products: permit obtainable from the Ministry of Agriculture and Consumer Affairs.

Arms and Ammunition regulations:

An import or an export license must be obtained prior to arrival or departure from Barbados. Passengers must also have a firearm permit issued by their country of residence.

Wild Fauna and Flora:

The import of certain endangered species of plants, live animals, and their products is prohibited or restricted under CITES.

Additional Information on regulations:

All fruits, vegetables, plants, and products may require an import permit and a phytosanitary certificate issued by the Ministry of Agriculture, Plant Quarantine.

Export regulations:

Free export of tobacco products and alcoholic beverages for personal use.


An Import Permit must be obtained from the Veterinary Services Department, Ministry of Agriculture, Food, Fisheries and Water Resource Management, Barbados.
Application forms can be downloaded from Upon arrival, pets are subject to examination by a Government Veterinary Officer.
At least 3 working days’ notice prior to the arrival of the animal is required by local veterinary authorities.

All pets must clear customs and veterinary checks upon arrival. Passengers will need to employ the services of a customs broker to facilitate customs clearance.
Airlines must issue a “Pre-Alert” notifying the relevant parties in Barbados of the pets onboard the aircraft.

Dogs and cats:
– can be transported either in the cabin or in the hold of the aircraft. Upon arrival, pets are not allowed to accompany the passenger into the immigration and customs arrival hall. They must be taken directly from the plane to the airport’s Animal Reception Centre (ARC). This process also applies to passengers traveling with service animals;
– must be accompanied by an Official Export Health Certificate, signed and stamped by the Official Veterinary Services of the country of origin;
– must be permanently identified with a microchip (ISO Standard 11784 or Annex A to standard 11785);
– must be vaccinated against rabies after microchip implantation and at least 35 days prior to arrival in Barbados;
– for countries where the following diseases are endemic, must be tested for heartworm, leishmaniasis, Nipah virus, and/or Hendra virus and found to be negative.
Within 7 days of travel, dogs must be treated against ticks and tapeworms.

For the importation of dogs and cats, countries have been divided into two categories, i.e.:
Category 1. – rabies-free or low-risk countries:
Andorra, Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Aruba, Ascension Island, Australia, Bahamas, Bermuda, BES Islands (Bonaire, St. Eustatius & Saba), British Virgin Islands, Canada, Cayman Islands, Channel Islands, Curacao, Dominica, European Union Member Countries, Falkland Islands, Faroe Islands, Fiji, French Polynesia, Greenland, Guam, Guadeloupe, Hawaii, Hong Kong, Iceland, Israel, Jamaica, Japan, Liechtenstein, Martinique, Mexico, Monaco, Montserrat, New Caledonia, New Zealand, Republic of Ireland, Russian Federation, St. Helena, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Maarten, St. Martin, St. Pierre & Miquelon, St. Vincent and The Grenadines, San Marino, Singapore, Switzerland, Chinese Taipei, Trinidad and Tobago, Turks, and Caicos Isl., United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, USA, US Virgin Isl., Vanuatu, Vatican City State, Wallis, and Futuna Isl.
35 days must pass after the rabies vaccination before the pets may enter Barbados.
The pets must have been resident in the country for at least 3 months prior to entry.
Category 2. – all other countries.
30 days after rabies vaccination, the pets must have a blood test (FAVN rabies antibody titer test) carried out by an approved laboratory, with a result of at least 0,5 IU/ml.
90 days must pass after the successful blood sample was taken before the pets may enter Barbados.
Pets resident in a Category 1. country for less than 3 months and pets traveling by sea must comply with the same regulations as pets from Category 2. countries.

Baggage Clearance regulations:

Baggage is cleared at Bridgetown-Barbados (BGI).
Exempt: baggage of transit passengers traveling onwards with LIAT (LI) or Carib Express (IM).


Currency Import regulations:

Local currency (Barbadian Dollar-BBD): no restrictions, if declared on arrival.
Foreign currencies: no restrictions if declared on arrival.

Currency Export regulations:

1. Residents:
a. Local currency (Barbadian Dollar-BBD): up to BBD 200.-.
b. Foreign currencies: up to the equivalent of BBD 1,500.-.
2. Non-residents:
a. Local currency (Barbadian Dollar-BBD): prohibited.
b. Foreign currencies: up to the amount imported and declared.

Airport Tax

No airport tax is levied on passengers upon embarkation at the airport.

To ask more about our company please use the form available on our contact page, give us a call at +97143306717, or send any inquiries to our email address

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