Pearson Home Moving

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Out of 148 Sirelo reviews
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About Pearson Home Moving

As per 4-10-2018, Pearson Home Moving is under administration and according to our information has halted its operations.

The Courtyard, Bodymoor Green Farm, Coventry Road
B78 2DZ Kingsbury

Branches

Middlesbrough
Mickleton Road, TS2 1RH, Middlesbrough
+44 (0) 1642 247 992

Services

International removals
National moving
Excess baggage
Man & Van
Car & Vehicle transport
Piano transport
Pet transport
Art transport

Associations

Pearson Home Moving is accredited by the following associations:
Fedemac

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7.0
Out of 148 Sirelo reviews
70% of the users recommend this removal company
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Nur wenige Tage nach der 10% Anzahlung wurden wir aufgefordert, den Rest zu bezahlen (entgegen der Vereinbarung, dies 'näher der Zeit' zu erledigen - wir buchten ca. 1.5 Monate vor der Zustellung). Nach der Bezahlung war keinerlei Kontakt mehr mit der Firma möglich und Mails blieben unbeantwortet. Am Tag der vermuteten Abholung, auf die wir bis dahin nur hoffen konnten, wurden wir über die genaue Uhrzeit der Abholung von einer Subfirma (Abels), von der wir bis dato nichts wussten, informiert. Alles lief reibungslos. - soweit - Es war mit Pearson vereinbart, die sachen in einem Lagerhaus für 20 Tage zu halten, bis wir sie in UK entgegennehmen konnten. Nach der Abholung wussten wir wieder nichts, weder ob die Güter gut in UK angekommen sind, noch ob der ursprüngliche Zustellungstermin, 20. Oktober, bestehen bleibt. Keine Kontaktaufnahme möglich, weder durch Telefon noch durch Mail. Nur wenige Tage vor Zustellung der Anruf von der Abholerfirma Abels, Pearson sei konkurs gegangen und unsere Sachen im Lagerhaus von Abels. Telefonate mit BDA und anderen. Um den Umzug zu einem verspäteten Zeitpunkt mit Abels durchzuführen, mussten wir einen neuen Vertrag mit ihnen machen und natürlich auch noch einmal den Umzug bezahlen. Derzeit versuchen wir gerade das Geld von Pearson zurückzufordern - mit schwindend geringen Erfolgsaussichten.
Abels hat eine sehr professionelle Arbeit verrichtet und konnte zwar vespätet dem ursprünglichen Datum, doch einen Tag früher als mit uns vereinbart durch Abels, durchführen.

Die Schweinerei ist jedoch, das Pearson bereits wusste, in konkurs zu gehen und deswegen auch noch schnell versuchte, nur ein Wochenende nach der Buchung das ganze Geld von uns einzufordern, entgegen der Ursprünglichen Vereinbarung, in der wir noch einige Wochen länger Zeit gehabt hätten, alles zu bezahlen.
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Moved from Schneizlreuth (Germany) to Weymouth (United Kingdom)
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I never received my goods, and I understand the company has gone bankrupt, and that my odds of receiving my shipment are not good.

I have no idea where my container is, and I am completely crestfallen and devastated. Even if my container is located, I probably won't be able to afford to hire another company to move it. If anyone could help, I would deeply appreciate your assistance.
Moved from Copenhagen O (Denmark) to Santa Fe (United States)
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I would give less but it is not possible. At the time of moving out from Newcastle, when we were supposed to take all of our stuff (45 cub m ) to Hong Kong, the initial sales contact was great. The packing up was 'ok' and all seemed good.
When we moved it all out of storage and into a house in Scotland 16 months later, they turned up late, with two very large, unfit and lazy guys - who spent more time gabbing, standing around and complaining about the size of our consignment than actually doing the job. They also had the cheek to ask us if we wanted them to unpack!!
When I looked at the lorry I thought it was a bit small to contain all of our stuff, but they said that was everything. We ended up doing most of the unpacking and so we did not at the time tick off the number of every box, but after they had gone I found some things missing. Since then I have been trying through e-mails and phone calls to get some response to follow up. I now find out that they have gone to the wall, and I have no idea how to follow up for my missing stuff. Thought all this was supposed to be protected against such events.
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Good initial contact
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Lazy, unfriendly road staff.
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Completely dishonest in their dealings with Clients. They knew this was coming and yet they were prepared to leave people hanging.
Moved from Newcastle (United Kingdom) to Cambuslang (United Kingdom)
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Pearson required total payment up front. When paid £8139,-. They stopped working and disappeared with the money without fulfiling the contract nor paying their Norwegian and Brazilian subcontractors. Stay AWAY. Also stay away from the following persons which represented PEARSON in my case. [names removed by Sirelo]. They have participated in illegal acts.
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Illegal acts, Svidel .freud
Moved from Oslo (Norway) to Prado (Brazil)
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An absolute mess- Dates and information kept getting changed. Then no one turned up on the day i was given and then find out that they have gone into administration and i have lost my money but still need to transport my goods. Feel bad for all the below customers who are going through the same.
Unfortunately not having much luck with BAR.
I would add that i contacted a company called European Moving who picked up my items yesterday after i contacted on Monday. Good price and arrived on time. They have said they would honour Pearsons price and bookings
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Order no fulfilled
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Money lost
Moved from London (United Kingdom) to Barcelona (Spain)
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We moved from Germany to UK in March 2018. A few items were damaged in transit and a claim was made for around £400. The claim was agreed in writing by the company’s claim manager. However, 6 months later we still have not recovered the money, They will not return my calls or respond to email. Next step will be legal. Avoid them would be my recommendation
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Appalling customer service
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Don’t fulfill promises
Moved from Munster (Germany) to Manchester (United Kingdom)
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DO NOT USE PEARSONI moved from London to Denmark in October 2017. The movers had damaged some of our things and we informed them about this a few days after. The claim took 6 months and we finally settled it in April 2018.
Problem is that we have still not received out money. They keep on giving us bad excuses on why the money has not been transferred. Blaming their payment system and busy period etc etc. Do not believe a word of that they say. I have tried to contact several people in Pearson but everybody has the same arrogant attiture. DO NOT USE THEM. FIND A HONEST COMPANY. Our next step is the police.
Moved from London (United Kingdom) to Silkeborg (Denmark)
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We used Pearson to move from Scotland to Canada over the summer. At first the service seemed great. The lady we were in contact with was very responsive and quick to turn around the quote.
We moved our entire house content but had no clue as to what the actual volume could be. Pearson estimated it for us based on photos of our furniture as provided by us. The quote was for 16 m3 and the cost just over £4k, which was competitive. On the moving day, 3 movers turned up at the house and started packing. By lunchtime, it became clear that the volume had been grossly underestimated and the supervisor called his office for assistance. 3 additional movers came minutes later but that wasn't enough and the supervisor had to call yet again for help. They finished packing at 6.30pm with 9 guys... The verdict: 30 m3. Double what had been supposedly estimated by Pearson, therefore double the cost. Obviously at that time, our options were very limited as we had to return the keys of the property to hit the road immediately. No choice but to pay the extra cost.

Pearson had also estimated that the shipment would take 30 days to arrive in country (West coast of Canada). Based on this information, we bought our flight tickets to arrive at destination the day before so we could clear our goods with the customs. It turns out it took 47 days in total rather than 30. My wife, 2 young kids and I spent 17 days in a house empty of all furniture and goods. I would not recommend this experience to anyone. I fail to understand how the duration was so grossly underestimated, unless it was intentional.

When contacted, Pearson did not even apologise for the delay and declined my request for a rebate (I asked them to pay a $300 port fee), when I paid double the price for the service and did not even get my container on time!!

My recommendations to anyone moving long distance:
1. Do not use Pearson. Long distance moves are stressful and costly enough without this kind of unpleasant surprises. Pick a company that can be trusted. Pearson is clearly not amongst that list.
2. Make sure the volume is right by requesting a property inspection by a company representative.
3. Make the moving company commit to the volume and delivery time and consider penalties in the event the delivery is significantly late or the volume above what had been estimated. In other words, cover your back.

Good luck
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Quick to respond initially
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Inaccuracy of estimates (duration and cost)
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No commercial acumen
Moved from Aberdeen (United Kingdom) to Vancouver (Canada)
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They did everything that we agreed. They were punctual, friendly, careful and professional.
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Moving manager as a focal contact point
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Professionalism
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Price
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Not very flexible about pickup and dropping-off the moving goods
Moved from Hamburg (Germany) to London (United Kingdom)
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The whole experience was terrible, to the point that our belongings are locked in a storage in Denver because Pearson has not paid the local moving company that was hired to do this last part of the service. They did not pay either the ship that took it from the UK to Houston or the train from Houston to Denver. Besides that, they will not answer the phone, email , I just learned they are about to be sacked out of at least two international organizations for conflicts with other movers around the world, and probably go bankrupt pretty soon. Dont hire them, and specially avoid [name removed by Sirelo] at all costs. A terrible experience, and very costly .
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communication, price, lies
Moved from Alpedrete (Spain) to Boulder (United States)
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Algunos muebles estan dañados, a pesar de Export Packing, seguramente ocasionados en su almacen en inglaterra.
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Sin IVA
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Equipo muy professional
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Muebles dañados
Moved from Collado Mediano (Spain) to Sudbury (United Kingdom)
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Un auténtico desastre. No cumplieron con las fechas ni de recogida ni de entrega de los bienes sin previo aviso. Falta de comunicación, tenía que llamar yo cada vez que necesitaba información o veía que simplemente nadie aparecía.
Por si fuera poco el mismo día de la entrega me exigían pagar un dinero adicional alegando mal acceso a la propiedad por una restricción de tráfico que afecta al municipio entero.
He usado empresas de mudanzas en varias ocasiones y nunca me había encontrado con un servicio tan deplorable.
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Falta de comunicacion
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Incumplimiento de fechas
Moved from Luton (United Kingdom) to Gava (Spain)
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Muy cuidadosos, incluso trabajar la guitarra sin ningún daño, estoy muy agradecida con su trabajo
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Rapidez
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Confianza
Moved from Leicester (United Kingdom) to Madrid (Spain)
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Without a doubt the worst moving experience I have ever had. Unprofessional and rude staff, damage sustained to property and belongings, half my belongings left in a warehouse and shocking customer service.
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Some pleasant staff
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Rude
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Unprofessional
Moved from Amstelveen (The Netherlands) to St Andrews (United Kingdom)
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I provided the packaging myself to move from UK to Spain. I prepared 52 boxes, all numbered and prepared in order to the ground floor and disassembled two beds. The company had to dismantle a double bed, a wardrobe and a chest of drawers, carry two twin crystal tables, a few small pieces of furniture, two sofas, a nearly new three-seater. Unfortunately, one of the twin crystal tables (the biggest one) has been destroyed, the drawer damaged irreparably and above all the three-seater pierced sofa and with a lost pillow so unusable (I'm still awaiting the outcome after almost two searches months). The refund of £ 40 per item obviously can not compensate for the damage. For the rest, kindness and availability from the team (I expressed my appreciation for the way they behaved during the first load at my house). The information that the move would have undergone various loads and discharges in order to adapt to the needs of the couriers was missing in the initial phase.
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gentilezza e cortesia del personale
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prezzo conveniente
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troppi scali nel mio caso senza adeguata attenzione ai mobili
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smontaggio mobili maldestro e mancanza di cura
Moved from Shrewsbury (United Kingdom) to Cordova (Spain)
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Good upfront conversations and Helpful advice
Quick to respond to questions
The actual move went exactly as discussed. Time to pack, quality of packing excellent, no breakages, arrival on time. Later collection of empty boxes
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Customer service
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Quality
Moved from Dubendorf (Switzerland) to Watford (United Kingdom)
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Our family was moving to Spain after 22 years in the UK, which was not only emotional but complex. I did a lot of research online to find a good company and I came across Pearsons.

I can’t say enough good things about the Pearson’s teams (all of them) particularly [name removed by Sirelo], the sales manager that took extremely good care of all the service. She may work for Pearsons, but I really felt that she was working for me and with me.
From the sales team, who were professional, understanding, carrying and friendly, to the collection and the delivery guys, everyone was faultless. The delivery guys were calling me on route from Spain updating me on traveling progress to make sure we didn't have to wait. It was just faultless.

The entire experience has been fantastic. I always felt treated as their only customer. Everyone, even before they met me, knew my name, were extremely polite and accommodating. The updates and regular calls came often and fluidly. The communication was excellent. The service overall it is a 10 out of 10.

Great people, great company, great experience. My advice, do ignore the negative reviews that appear on Google and engage these guys any time. It will be money well spent and you will have a fantastic experience if it is only half as good as mine.
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Diligent, Involved, Professional, Polite,
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Customer focus
Moved from Bedford (United Kingdom) to Valladolid (United Kingdom)
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From the very start, there were problems. Not enough people to pack, half way through one of the team of only 2 resigned, things were not packed properly and there was damage when we arrived in the UK
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The packers were diligent until one resigned
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Poor calculations for the amount of resource needed
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Poor packing
Moved from Riehen (Switzerland) to Pinner (United Kingdom)
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Really poor organisation.2 men without a lift came to empty my 5 bedroom 4 storey home. Packing was complete mess but a least they were nice people. Then a different team came to unload and the boss was non professional. Refusing to take stuff one floor up. After spending most the days on breaks in lorry at 4pm declared they have to go to another job and dumped all my staff on ground floor claiming 'tomorrow's team will sort it out'. Following day: no show.
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Some guys were hard working
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Not pro
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Different team most days
Moved from Brussels (Belgium) to York (United Kingdom)
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Tricked by onboarding team [Name removed by Sirelo]. Seemed so nice and trustworthy. Day of delivery the removers went to wrong location and not aware of the amount to be moved and packed. Guys were nice but they said they could not repack all the goods for export there so would take back to depot to pack properly. 12 weeks later Oct 2017 goods arrived and dinning table scratched and bedside tables smashed as only lighly wrapped. We opened boxes with China plates and glasses not even wrapped put placed in a box and broken. The delivery team told us just take the photos and send to shipper as they didnt repack the boxes correctly. April 2018 Chris Fellows agreed to pay £40 per item. July & Aug 2018 they stopped reponding to my emails and still havent paid or explained why they never packed my goods for export. Disgrace how they treat customer and keep delaying and delaying to hope i give up. Sent over a 100 emails. They treat their customers like dirt.
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Didn't pack the goods
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Don't respond to complaint's without chasing them
Moved from Glasgow (United Kingdom) to Bangkok (Thailand)
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I have moved all over the world but my move with Pearson was by far the best from start to finish, in fact I am completely shocked by any negative comments I have since seen from others hence why I wanted to share my positive experience! As an experienced international mover I always expect a few damages here and there and completely understand this is inevitable moving stuff such a long way but I didn't even have this problem with Pearson, not so much as a single glass was broken and I believe this is down to the very high quality of packing they provided! The crew were fantastic at both collection and delivery as were the office staff! I shall definitely be using Pearson again next time we are on the move!
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Great crew and office staff
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Went smoothly from beginning to end
Moved from Cambridge (United Kingdom) to Bordeaux (France)
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Arrived on time and finished early.
Moved from Samoens (France) to Alnwick (United Kingdom)
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Very poor service
Very poor packing quality
Very poor communication
Rejection to pay for damages made by Pearson pacikng crew
Overspill due to very poor packing skills and additional costs, overspill kept silent and not communicated to customer
Very poor project management

After the nightmare with Pearson I strongly recommend NOT to use Pearson for your moving project. Never!
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There is nothing positive I can say about Pearson Movers
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Packing, management, communication
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Compensation for damages made by Pearson packing crew
Moved from Jona (Switzerland) to Hermanus (South Africa)
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Happy with service, would recommend
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Delivery times
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Staff
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Had to pay extra for shuttle as lorry to big for London street. I told administrators from beginning!
Moved from London (United Kingdom) to Rønde (Denmark)
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Great contact from the start, super work attitude and overall, Infelt confident that the job would be done.
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Great, can do, attitude
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Good price
Moved from Neustadt An Der Weinstraße (Germany) to Brentford (United Kingdom)
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Worst experience ever
Expensive transportation and a lot of damages, our furnitures arrived broken and they never transfer the money they owe us for the damages
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They are good talkers at the time to sign the contract
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Not professional packaging, worst mover team ever
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Once you paid they don’t care how was the delivery
Moved from Mouscron (Belgium) to Florida (United States)
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Everything was smooth. No breakages. No hassle
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Easy to speak too
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Do what they say
Moved from Stockholm (Sweden) to Birmingham (United Kingdom)
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Generally good, arriving on time and meeting deadlines with only one minor breakage. Would have preferred a better empty box collection service.
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good communication
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met deadlines
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packing was slow and sometimes lacked a little care
Moved from Sauerlach (Germany) to Leeds (United Kingdom)
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Todos muy atentos ,educados y serviciales.
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Para mi la atencion
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Que hablasen español
Moved from Farum (Denmark) to Londres (United Kingdom)
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I recently moved from Amsterdam to London with Pearson Removals and can only compliment them on the exceptional service they gave me. From their customer service on the phone through to their actual moving team - incredibly helpful, friendly and just an absolute pleasure to deal with. In my opinion, it is rare to find such good service, and particularly when dealing with the stress of an international move. I would certainly recommend Pearson to anyone looking for a mover going forward.
Moved from Amsterdam (The Netherlands) to London (United Kingdom)
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The moving company sub-contracted the job to another smaller company, so indeed the only service offered by Pearson was the availability of the call agent who 'managed' our move. The price quoted initially seemed lower than others and reviews were descent, so we opted for them. HOWEVER, the delivery date was promised to be within 7-14 day, and our belongings arrived only in 30 days' time!!!! We were notified of this delay that was'outside of their control' only after our boxes were picked up, we lived without any furniture or clothes for a month total! Our move was between UK and Italy, so it's just unacceptable for 2,000+ GBP. Finally, before agreeing on the contract, we sent photos of the street in Italy to our agent, who was supposed to 'evaluate' access to our building, he said it'd be fine. Then, the week they were supposed to arrive, we got worried about their plan to park a 15 m long vehicle on our street. Of course, WE were then charged extra for them renting a smaller van to drop off our belongings. I felt that the move and the terms were poorly handled, and the process was not transparent at all. This is just a business and the sales agents just need to book as many jobs as they can (fair enough), so do your research first and remember that, in the end, you will be the one thinking and worrying about all the details, oh, and paying also 2,000 GBP! The positive thing is at least nothing was lost or damaged!
Moved from London (United Kingdom) to Trieste (Italy)
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The communication leaving the uk was very good. The packing service was recommended- it was fantastic. Packers were very experienced, polite and the stress just went out the window- whole house was packed up in 1/2 a day.
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Good price
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Stress free
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Communication with sister co in Melbourne not been so good.
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Waiting to see if our stuff turns up as no communication from sister go.
Moved from Shropshire (United Kingdom) to Melbourne (Australia)
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Pearson movers were fast to reply to e mails very helpful answered questions I had promptly and informatively .
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Fast efficient friendly and very helpful
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Very reasonably priced.
Moved from Loule (Portugal) to Adkins (United States)
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If I could give less than 1 star I would this company lost & broke items I am now almost 12 months waiting for a minimal refund that due to understaffing is still going on !! This company is unprofessional & unreliable save your money & possessions and get a company that will move your belongings with care
Moved from Birmingham (United Kingdom) to Roscommon (Ireland)
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I found [name removed by Sirelo] at Pearsons very knowledgeable and he came back quickly with a very competitive quote.
While we had trouble connevting with a company in Samoa Martin agreed to ship to Samoa anyway andcwe foind an agent locally.
The pick up and pack service was first class and we were able to track our container around the world.
I would not hesitate to recommend them to anyone moving house.
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Good communication
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Great pack and wrap service
Moved from Aberdare (United Kingdom) to Nuu (Samoa)
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La chica fue amabilísima en todo momento. Nos explicó todo excepto un detalle que desconocíamos. Quitando de eso, la empresa en sí fue muy servicial, amable y resolutiva (que es lo que importa en momentos como este)
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Rápidos
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Muy cuidadosos
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Olvidaron explicarnos como saber qué tonelaje puede llegar hasta mi casa
Moved from Algemesí (Spain) to Wimbledon (United Kingdom)
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I give this company a 5 star rating as there service, assistance and support was amazing for my move from Brussels to Los Angeles. My representing agent was Martin Powell and he went above and beyond to take care of all my requests and concerns. I cannot say enough about all the efforts he made in order that my move went smoothly. I will definitely be using this company again when I return to the UK as they will never disappoint and treat their customers with respect and courtesy.
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Excellent service and assistance
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Fantastic staff...Martin Powell/agent
Moved from Brussels (Belgium) to Los Angeles (United States)
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Le monsieur etait excellente; professionelle, punctuelle et nous a laisse tout prope. Un grand plaisir pour nous.
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Professionelle
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Punctualite
Moved from Paris (France) to Spring (United States)
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Shelly and the guys are wonderful hard working team and made our worries much less, from telephone calls and the team in your home, I felt safe and relaxed with great respect always. Use the company, they will love the odd cuppa and the snacks they really appreciate. Happy guys well boxed goods, happy happy happy.
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Respect
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Caring
Moved from Dendermode (Belgium) to Dundalk (Ireland)
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Please use this firm on your own risk. They are not going to respond you if there is any insurance claim. I have been trolled for around 10 months and still waiting for my claim to be settled. They promise for using the import quality packaging but instead use card boards. Your shipment will arrive safe and in same shape if you are lucky.
Moved from Founex (Switzerland) to Singapore (Singapore)
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I moved with my partner from Birmingham to the South of France in March 2018. I initially contacted a handful of removal companies in order to receive quotes on both single and group removals. By the end, I found that Pearson gave the best quote for a group removal at around £2000. A single removal would have been about double this price. However we were extremely satisfied with the group removal. Pearson phone you the Friday before the week of the collection to confirm which date the removal men will arrive to pick up your things (they can only give a rough estimate before then because of the varying nature of each collection and delivery location week by week). Later on, on the day of the collection, Pearson emailed me to say the expected delivery day in France was Tuesday which was ideal for us.


Joshua from Pearson was extremely helpful throughout the process. I could contact him either by phone or email with a million questions and he would answer them all. His quotes for the removal and the insurance (which is an optional extra) were speedy. He gave me information about a few weeks worth of collection and delivery dates as far as he was able, so that I could consider how likely my stuff would arrive at the beginning of the week as opposed to the end. His customer service was excellent. He took a look at both properties on Google maps at my request so that he could consider access to the property beforehand. He arranged a shuttle service in France when he considered that the articulated lorry would not be able to access the house through the narrow roads. As long as this sort of thing is considered within the quote, he assured me that there will be no added costs to the customer which was indeed true.


On the day of the collection a different company arrived (Pearson contract work out to other companies to collect and deliver). Two men moved all of our furniture and boxes within about 5 hours. We were able to continue packing the rest of our things whilst they managed the first lot of stuff. The men were very friendly and professional. They took items such as coffee tables and large wooden objects into the truck and wrapped them in blankets. All the smaller stuff we had already packed into boxes. They had to manage our upright piano, 8 foot sofa, and 7 foot fridge/freezer which they did without problem. They have their own labels to indicate whose belongings go where on the day of the move to France so that they do not get things mixed up on the group move.


The same company as the one who collected our things delivered to us in France (naturally) . Unfortunately on the Tuesday they had trouble getting their articulated lorry through the small French town (the French have strict laws on lorry access) and they had to park up outside the town then loan another van to move all of our things from the lorry to the house. Because it was then dark they had to deliver the next morning, which they did promptly at 8:30 am. This was not really a problem for us, we muddled through, and the delivery men kept us informed. When they did arrive one of the delivery men in particular was very friendly, funny and did the job perfectly. I think they were done within 2 or 3 hours. They placed everything in the rooms which I wanted them in. They were very confident that absolutely everything had been delivered to us that was ours, and they were right. They were very professional and courteous and did a splendid job. All of our things were in fine condition.

I would absolutely go with Pearson again for any future moves. I cannot think of a single thing that was wrong. The contract was very clear and I was told how the insurance policy worked. As long as your not so anal that you need things at a specific hour on a specific day and will be able to deal with minor unexpected things, then you will be happy with the service. My things were moved and undamaged which was the main thing that I cared about.
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The cost was reasonable and there were no unexpected added costs at the end (ensure you read the contract and ask about stuff like packing etc. They would charge extra if they were to pack your things themselves for example, but if you ask about these thi
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All of our things were delivered and in good condition.
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There was one small delay in the schedule due to access and it getting dark. For the sake of the safety of the removal men however it was worth them waiting overnight to deliver our things. This was not a problem.
Moved from Birmingham (United Kingdom) to Near Montpellier (France)
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Whenever I asked them a question, I had the answer in timely manner, so I could do my parts accordingly. The moving crew were friendly and performed their task diligently.
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quickly response
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comparatively, reasonable price
Moved from Stockholm (Sweden) to Bangkok (Thailand)
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Excellent service from start to finish.
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Very helpful, nothing seemed to be a problem
Moved from Bournemouth (United Kingdom) to Linköping (Sweden)
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We were keep full informed regarding dates and time. The overall service is first class and we would recommend and use there service again.
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Information
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Very helpful
Moved from St Remy de Provence (France) to Sandwich (United Kingdom)
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They were punctual, polite, carful with the goods and worth every pound I payed. The whole thing went very smoothly
Moved from Würenlos (Switzerland) to Blairgowrie (United Kingdom)
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The packing service was excellent but after seven weeks the items have still not left the country.
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Price
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Packing service
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Long move time
Moved from Glasgow (United Kingdom) to Perth (Australia)
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Prior to the move communication wasn't ideal, especially since no volume calculation service was provided. The execution of the move was generally good, but unfortunately some damage was caused and property lost, which is not uncommon and sometimes difficult to prevent in relocations from abroad. However, instead of resolving the issue quickly, Pearsons have failed to resolve a damage claim resulting from my move 8 months ago, customer service and communication has been unacceptable since the day the move was finished, and it leaves a very bad after taste.
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The move team arrived according to plan and were a pleasant efficient team.
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They managed to organise additional volume.
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Refused to provide an accurate volume estimate.
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Damaged property and have not settled this matter at all.
Moved from Huissen (The Netherlands) to Northallerton (United Kingdom)
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8 hours late, they have not brought any tools to disassembly and assembly back. They did not know how to put back the pieces of furniture. It was a mess. It caused so many distress. They did not have any careless with packaging and ripped many items. They have not protected the items, neither any glass objects and many wood pieces have been damaged and broken an expensive glass table. They haven't labelled any box properly and mixed everything that it was a really nightmare to find anything.
Moved from Hull (United Kingdom) to Devon (United Kingdom)
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Alles perfekt abgewickelt
Pünktlich
Moved from Schwäbisch Gmünd (Germany) to London (United Kingdom)
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2 things the 1st one is certainly linked to the international moving business but it was very frustating. In the period of time given by us for the moving from France, the UK agency didn't propose but simply impose a date without any possibility to change. We were trapped and obliged to pay someone to be there to let the movers proceed to the moving.
The 2nd one is the actual bad quality of the packing carried out by the team in France. One vase (500g) was packed together with the sewing machine (10kg) without any protection so the vase is broken; half of the paint have the glass broken due to poor packing. Even the top of the coffee table made of marble was scratched in two places due to the lack of protection. Also the books were placed in the boxes but the empty spaces were not filled so many books were damaged. This prestation is not professional at all.
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Kindness and efficiency of the movers team in Malaysia
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competitive price / sales procedure very easy and efficient
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Bad quality of the Packing in France
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lack of flexibility of the schedule in France
Moved from Bretigny Sur Orge (France) to Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)
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The moving manager, Joshua, was very interested in my custom without being pushy in any sort of way. I didn’t have much time to organise the move, so he was very swift in getting everything sorted for me in time. The movers were great: friendly, efficient and very careful with my belongings. They arrived early at both destinations. Absolutely everything went well, there was no hassle in any sort of way.
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Great customer service
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Stress free move
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Was apparently not informed about procedures in case anything had gone wrong
Moved from London (United Kingdom) to Wien (Austria)
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I found the men sent to collect and deliver in Spain provided excellent assistance at both ends and would recommend the company anytime
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courtesy and care in handling my goods
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excellent assistance in the unloading and setting up priority items
Moved from Loughborough (United Kingdom) to Torreveija (Spain)
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The local agent was not great in çalculating size of move and transportation needed
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Good customers service on phone
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Good response rate
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Poor local agent
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Expensive
Moved from Villars Sur Glane (Switzerland) to Tipperary (Ireland)
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Virksomheden underestimerede mængden, fejlbedømte tilkørsels forhold trods masser af præcis information fra os, de løj om at de skulle have tilbudt en video estimering af volumen, de fejlinformerede deres underleverandører osv der kunne nævnes flere eksempler. Prisen endte med at være 50000 kr højere end tilbuddet.
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der er ingen fordele
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de må anses for at bruge urene metoder for at tiltrække kunder for derefter at holde kundens indbo som gidsel for at få en højere pris. Fup og fidus fra a-z
Moved from Clarens (Switzerland) to København (Denmark)
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There is nothing to fault about their customer service. Move manager was very professional and was always ready to help. Questions were answered quickly and updates were always provided promptly. The move went extremely smoothly. I had some issues with their partner company for delivery but nothing too stressful.
I definitely recommend Pearson and will use them again in the future.
Moved from Zurich (Switzerland) to Hong Kong (Hong Kong)
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The collection in the uk was very good, very professional and very personable team. That’s why the review gets a 2 rather than a 0.

The guys that turned up in France were grumpy to say the least. In fact they were incredibly rude. Their main complaint was they didn’t have the right equipment to off load the very heavy Esse stove, which was part of the inventory and they should’ve known was there. When they spotted it they became abusive and basically said “I’m not fu***ng moving that, so how do you plan to get it off my lorry?”. Having been persuaded that was their job not ours they basically rolled a £6k bit of kit down their ramp. Somehow it wasn’t damaged.

The same can’t be said for our Apple iMac computer which they dropped. They admitted they’d damaged it and Pearson agreed to pay for a replacement.

That’s when the real problems began! I can’t count how many phone calls and emails it took for them to pay up. Getting them to settle the claim took almost 9 months. And they only settled it as I commenced legal proceedings, at which point they paid up within a few weeks.

Such poor customer care, I can’t stress enough to people reading this not to use them. Steer very very clear.
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Erm, the collection team was great
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Abusive ill equipped delivery team
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Getting them to pay for items they damaged
Moved from Melton Mowbray (United Kingdom) to Montmorillon (France)
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Customer service was good, responsive and knowledgable. The crew that turned up to pack and move our goods (including the container driver) were fantastic, extremely diligent and hard working. The big issue was the communication between the customer service and the crew. The crew had no idea what vehicle was to be loaded into the container and the ramps provided were inadequate and we could not use them. I had to hire a flatbed for us to load the vehicle onto and then into the container. I was dark and past 7pm by the time we completed this.
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Price
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Customer service and crew
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Poor internal communication
Moved from Llanwrda (United Kingdom) to Matakana (New Zealand)
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I was moving from Germany to Singapore. It took exactly 3 months. The Pearson's team was very friendly and professional. I also liked Abels moving services contracted to pack and collect my items. The truck, boxes, tags --- all looked perfect.
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reasonable price
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friendly and competent staff
Moved from Konstanz (Germany) to Singapore (Singapore)
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Han sido puntuales y todas mis cosas llegaron en buen estado. La comunicación ha sido muy buena.
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Comunicación
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Puntualidad
Moved from Madrid (Spain) to Wirral (United Kingdom)
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I have moved a couple of times and sometimes, most of them, I had a hard time with the removal services people. However Pearson Home Team were incredibly friendly and helpful. Always answered our emails promptly and helped us to get good discounts. Worth to mention that not only the office people were helpful, but also the team coming to our place and packing our furniture. 100% recommended.
Moved from Bristol (United Kingdom) to Munich (Germany)
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They were personable and maintained excellent contact until the actual day of move. The estimate was poor and inaccurate to the tune of 30 cubic feet too few. The sub contractor in Berlin showed up short of man power both days. The end was hurried stressful and exhausting as the leadership although very nice and polite, just didn’t have enough people to complete the job.
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Inaccurate estimate
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Did not make good on their error
Moved from Teltow (Germany) to Fond Du Lac (United States)
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A good customerservice and timely delivery
Moved from Copenhagen (Denmark) to Northampton (United Kingdom)
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Shelley has been very personable with me and I have had no doubts about the level of care and service I have received. I highly recommend them.
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small loads
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customer service
Moved from Toulouse (France) to Fort Erie (Canada)
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Most reasonable
Very efficient
Very persobable
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Personable
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Takes small loads
Moved from Toulouse (France) to Toronto (Canada)
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After getting several offers for our relocation from Belgium to the US, we decided to go with Pearson because of their competitive pricing and outstanding proactive support by the relocation manager, Martin Powell.

Everything went as agreed - their crew was a bit late on arrival due to infamous traffic in Belgium, but they were efficient and had it all packed up and loaded (8 m3) in a matter of a couple of hours. As an added bonus, the guys were an absolute blast to spend a couple of hours with.

On the receiving end, their partner (Schumacher) contacted us before the shipment even reached the port, and kept us up in the loop on the customs process, which was fortunately painless.

Everything went great on delivery and nothing was damaged. The friendly delivery crew reassembled the few pieces of furniture that were taken apart for shipment and took all the boxes where we wanted them.

I really appreciated their careful handling of our belongings, especially the few items we highlighted as important to us. Also, very happy with Martin's help, explanations and patience with us while we were going through the process.

If we decide to move back to Europe, Martin will be the first one we reach out to!
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Very responsive and supportive relo manager
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Competitive pricing
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No in-person service
Moved from Sint-Niklaas (Belgium) to New Jersey (United States)
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Incredibly friendly, competent and swift. Everyone was helpful and made sure our stuff arrived safely.
Moved from Bristol (United Kingdom) to Munich (Germany)
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Alt er gået lige efter bogen. Alle aftaler er blevet overholdt til punkt og prikke.
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Alt foregår som aftalt
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Ved henvendelse er de hurtige med svar på spørgsmål
Moved from Køge (Denmark) to Antequera (Spain)
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We had a double move first in the UK and then abroad.The lady dealing with us initially was very efficient and offered us a very good price. The guys unpacking us in both places were excellent. However the ones who came to pack us up were surly,& one shouted at us completely unprovoked. We added 3 flatpacked cupboards to our move (all still flatpacked)& Pearsons asked for an additional £1000 for this! As we were in the middle of the second move,abroad, we had to settle for an additional £600 but normally would not have done that.
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Initial efficiency and price
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Some great removal guys
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Moving financial goal posts
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Some terrible removal guys
Moved from Exeter (United Kingdom) to Bern (Switzerland)
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Note sur demenagement au depart:
- Demenageurs a l'heure.
- Efficaces et rapides.
- Polis. prenant soin des affaires a emballer.
Je ne peux apporter de note sur la rapidite de l'expedition, car le
demenagement n'est pas encore arrive a destination .
Par ailleurs,je regrette qu'il n' y ai pas eu un container special dedie a mes affaires meme si je n'avais que 5 m cubes; j'attends donc de recevoir mon demenagement a domicile avec la totalite des cartons pour confirmer mon entiere satisfaction d'ou cette note.
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a l'heure
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efficacite
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pas de container individuel
Moved from Othis (France) to San Diego (United States)
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No damage, some issue with communication but quickly resolved. Brilliant team at both ends.
Moved from Munich (Germany) to Nantwich (United Kingdom)
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Problems did arise,eg road closed on delivery date,so date was brought forward to suit.Some of our large German furniture wouldn,t go through our small English doors,out came the window and problem solved. Thank,s Gary and partners.
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Helpfull and courteous
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Turned up on time at both ends
Moved from Berghaupten (Germany) to Shipston On Stour (United Kingdom)
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The moving was done well and the packing done fairly comprehensively with only one small breakage.
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speedy collection and delivery on time
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very enthusiastic & helpful staff
Moved from Saint Robert (France) to Bristol (United Kingdom)
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Just fantastic and professionell 👍😊
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Fantastic crew ( Brian and Lee)
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Big help from Shelly and the company
Moved from Mattmar (Sweden) to Saint Sulpice De Cognac (France)
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Die Betreuung war hervorragend. Eigene Anwesenheit in England war nicht notwendig. Äußerst gewissenhaft die Verpackung und Lieferung!
Moved from Bournemouth (United Kingdom) to Sankt Marein Im Mürztal (Austria)
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At first we were pleased with the speed of the quotation & we ended paying what was quoted even though no one looked at what we were shipping. The 2 people we actually spoke with over the phone seemed very efficient. Once the pick up & delivery happened it was hard to find someone to talk too & it was a different company that physically did the move.
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Intially over the phone very plesant & able to give a quote without seeing the shipment.
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A totally different company to actually do the move.
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I have heard nothing for them since the actual move started to check how it went.
Moved from Southsea (United Kingdom) to Manilva (Spain)
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Various items were missing at delivery, some compact and valuable, others fragile. It seems that whatever got damaged but was not specifically recorded (in other words, it was recorded as a generic package on the sheet by the movers) was not delivered, even if ensured. The main problem seems to be that our things stayed at Pearson's storage facility, which clearly has big security problems. In addition, the large furniture arrived damaged, and stained, almost every piece was delivered with cracks and/or dirty. Again the crew that delivered could not take the responsibility, since our stuff was handled by various crews (on the way to storage and at the storage). We also bought expensive insurance from them (the only option!?), which so far seems disfunctional.
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polite
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expensive
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5-10% of goods not delivered
Moved from Paris (France) to Leipzig (Germany)
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Picked up on agreed date, delivered earlier than promised (which was great for me), very professional guys doing the labour, as well as an outstanding service from the office (Martin Powell)
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Delivered on everything they promised
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Not a broken glass, no price creep, just outstanding service
Moved from Vallensbæk (Denmark) to Aldersbrook (United Kingdom)
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Thee expertise prior to the contract acceptance. Enthusiasm, skill, care etc of the removers Gary, John and Ben. They did the kob well in accordance with our expectations.
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Easy communication
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Helpfulness
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No survey thus no face from the company prior to removals day.
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The above may cause uneasiness
Moved from Westhoughton, Bolton (United Kingdom) to Aizenay (France)
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Clear communication with move manager.
Competitive price.
Solution oriented.
Moved from Stockholm (Sweden) to Melbourne (Australia)
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The mouve were good except they change ce date for it.
Moved from Archamps (France) to Laem Chabang (Thailand)
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het bedrijf bleek niet in staat op de afgesproken dag een verhuizer te leveren. Daardoor kwam pas de volgende dag een inderhaast opgeroepen verhuizer om de vracht op te halen, Waarna alle andere zaken en planningen in het honderd liepen.
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vriendelijk telefoon contact
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beste krachten ingezet om gemaakte fouten te herstellen
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niet in staat afspraken te houden
Moved from Shetland Isles Groot Brittanni (United Kingdom) to Gorinchem (The Netherlands)
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Very fast and smooth communication with the moving manager till I payed the bill, then I had to 'run after him' to get basic info such as the pick up and delivery time of my items - not the best when you have to look after a lot of other things.
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Give a survey which allows you to estimate the volume needed to fit your items
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Not careful with furniture
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Slow in give details such as pick-up and delivery time
Moved from Søborg (Denmark) to Cambridge (United Kingdom)
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Great service, our home was packed securely, expertly and quickly. Communication and explanations from the moving manager where exact, detailed and everything happened exactly when they said it would. Really took the stress out of moving. Everything was packed very well and looked after, nothing at all was damaged. I would definitely recommend and will use them again.
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Communication
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Timing
Moved from Edinburgh (United Kingdom) to Sotogrande (Spain)
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De verhuizing is vlekkeloos verlopen. Terwijl ik zelf op reis was hebben de verhuizers alle spullen uit de opslag gehaald en nagenoeg zonder zichtbare verhuissporen afgeleverd in mn huis, op de afgesproken datum. Prima service!
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Zeer scherpe prijs
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Spullen in goede staat verhuisd
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Door vakanties had ik verschillende contactpersonen, maar uiteindelijk is de verhuizing uitstekend verlopen.
Moved from Den Haag (The Netherlands) to Thornhill (United Kingdom)
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There was a three week delay in receiving our container in Australia, .because some documents had not been sent, which resulted in costs to us for accomodation. Pearsons did not tell us why there was a dealay, but we discovered from the Italian shippers it was because they hadn't been paid! Not our fault, but our problem! There are lots of removal companies out there, best use someone else who comunicates and tells you the truth: don't make it any more stressful than it needs to be.
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The job was done eventually
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Skilled partner companies
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Lack of honest communication
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Not willing to accept responsibility for their mistakes
Moved from Marsciano (Italy) to Toronto (Australia)
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Competent and helpful
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Personal service
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Helpful and available
Moved from London (United Kingdom) to Vicenza (Italy)
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Alles verliep volgens plan.
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Goed contact.
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Goed werk.
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Niet goedkoop.
Moved from Limavady (United Kingdom) to Naarden (The Netherlands)
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I used Pearson Home Moving to move my belongings from England to Germany. They were very helpful and my account manager guided me throughout the entire process. Everything was collected and delivered on time and no items were damaged in the process. I am very happy with the service delivered.
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Good customer service
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Friendly removal personnel
Moved from Brighton (United Kingdom) to Hamburg (Germany)
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OK so using the links that Pearson forwarded to me back in June I am finally leaving a review. I have been busy and we have only just completely unpacked all of our boxes. We moved from Hertfordshire to the Valencia region in Spain. Pearson where very good at the time and initially we were delighted. Months on though, now we have had time to go through and unpack everything, we are missing 6 or 7 items
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Good communication
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Items missing
Moved from Hemel Hempstead (United Kingdom) to Valencia (Spain)
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The Pearson crew, Kris and Roman, were simply outstanding. They are everything you need in a great removals crew; smart, creative, hard-working and kind. There were a few aspects of our move that would have stumped a lesser crew, but they were just amazing. As you can appreciate, moving can have its stresses, but they worked tirelessly to get over any obstacles. They were an absolute pleasure to have around.
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Hard working
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Thorough
Moved from Paris (France) to Santander (United States)
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We chose this company based on price. They were the cheapest and we compared them with min 7 others. Richard was very helpful and done a brilliant job. He was very prompt and helpful through out . We moved from Essex to costa del sol. All the items arrived and we can't be happier 😊😂recommend !!!!
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Price , profesionalism
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Good customer service
Moved from London (United Kingdom) to Fuengirola (Spain)
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Très contente de l équipe anglaise surtout Nene qui a été fantastique
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La réactivité
Moved from Empuriabrava (Spain) to Londres (United Kingdom)
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Alles problemlos geklappt. Wir hätten uns nur etwas mehr Information bezüglich dem Depot, wo unsere Möbel jetzt 6 Monate sind, gewünscht. Zum Beispiel, wissen wir nicht, wo das Depot ist.
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Preis-Leistung stimmt.
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Unkompliziert, präzise und gut organisiert.
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wir haben uns dafür entschieden, unsere Möbel während 6 Monaten in einem Depot zu lagern. Es wurde uns jedoch noch nicht mitgeteilt, wo unsere Sachen genau sind und ob alles heil angekommen ist.
Moved from Bern (Switzerland) to Staines-upon-thames (United Kingdom)
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I'm extremely pleased with me removal experience with Pearson, moving my belongings from the UK to Netherlands. From the very beginning, until the very end the process was fully professional. Pearson were very accommodating with my tight and urgent deadlines for the move, and they progressed with the quote extremely fast. In the contrary to other companies from which I received quotes, they were able to give me precise pick up and delivery dates, which was great for planning. On the day of the pickup they were very communicative (phoned in advance of their arrival) and the movers were very careful with the items. The delivery was timely and movers were again extremely friendly and helpful. They large truck turned out too large to make a turn into my street, but the movers parked on a different street nearby and kindly moved all the objects despite the distance. Again, very careful and professional.
None of my objects were damaged and everything was in perfect order.

I am particularly pleased with Dean Grant, who was managing my move and who was always responsive and extremely helpful. Thank you Dean!

I am extremely pleased with my choice of Pearson as the moving company and I can fully recommend it to everyone.
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Great communication, professionalism
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Flexibility
Moved from Cambridge (United Kingdom) to The Hague (The Netherlands)
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International move - Nottingham to Barcelona, August

a) Decent customer service but very poor execution on pick-up and delivery
b) Items damaged on pickup, items left behind, etc. - not even reported.
c) Zero visibility on expected delivery date
d) Late delivery -nearly 2 months- for a Nottingham to Barcelona move
e) All issues blamed on poor contractor selection and execution - irrelevant from an end customer standpoint
f) Still awaiting some form of compensation

Pearson may be a good option for local moves (UK), but they don't seem to able to manage a fairly standard -given UK to ES volume- intra-EU move.
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Later delivery, no visibility on delivery date, contractor crew
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unprofessional
Moved from Nottingham (United Kingdom) to Barcelona (Spain)
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Firmaet havde en meget effektiv og venlig kommunikation - både på mail og telefonisk
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venlighed
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effektivitet
Moved from Cambridge (United Kingdom) to Værløse (Denmark)
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Everything was sorted out perfect
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Always available on the phone/mail
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Al the furniture and boxes were packed and deliviered how i wanted
Moved from Brecht (Belgium) to Doncaster (United Kingdom)
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The guys were great! They showed up early and once they started working they never stopped. Two full days of packing. Then they arrived at our new home early. Nothing broke. Despite such hard work the guys had a great attitude throughout the move. Only complaint is the stickers they placed directly on items. Hard to get off and added a lot more work to unpacking.
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Fast and efficient
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Stickers placed directly on items
Moved from Malmo (Sweden) to Nottingham (United Kingdom)
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My move from Italy to the UK went smoothly and was well organised. The manager at the UK end was always contactable to iron out any queries before during and after the move. The people at the Italian end were prompt and efficient.
I was pleased to be able to delay the arrival of my belongings to marry up with other commitments during a difficult time. Thank. James Armstrong
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Good communication
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Prompt and flexible
Moved from Ferrara (Italy) to Exmouth (United Kingdom)
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We moved from France to the US over a year ago. We interviewed several companies and Pearson Home Moving presented themselves well and promised that they would provide great customer service throughout the whole move process. We paid for the full insurance since we were moving from a 4 bedroom house in France to the US. The move out and move in process was OK, but many items were broken due to poor packing by the movers and several boxes were lost.

We filed a claim right after the move which was in August of 2016. It took Pearson's and their insurance company forever to process our claim. After about 7 months, 30 emails, 15 phone calls we finally completed the insurance claim and signed a settlement agreement. It's now been an additional 6 months and we have not received any compensation.

I've made 9 or 10 phone calls and over a dozen emails and no one ever gets back to me. I'm now going to have to file complaints with government agencies in the UK and the US to try and get paid for a settlement claim that was signed 6 months ago.

I would never use Pearson Home Movers again. They do not stand behind their work.
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Great initial sales staff
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dishonest
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Do not honor their signed settlement agreements for insurance claims
Moved from Verrieres Le Buisson (France) to Middleburg, Va (United States)
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Had to wait over 3 weeks for our furniture,bad communication with THE company,there lorries broke down twice.When received furniture, found
Some items damaged.
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Poor communication
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Lorries not road worthy
Moved from Tamworth (United Kingdom) to La Alfraquia (Spain)
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I had to move rather hurriedly. Pearson sent me the offer the quickest and they were the cheapest. The best thing was the quality of the customer service - I had one personal moving manager, who answered all of my questions within minutes and gave great advice. The moving went swiftly and efficiently, with two very kind movers. Nothing got lost and nothing got broken. Great company, I can absolutely recommend them.
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Excellent individual customer service
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Competent and good movers
Moved from Zürich (Switzerland) to London (United Kingdom)
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Best in class. Easy and precise. Good overall service
Moved from Torrente (Spain) to Waterford (Ireland)
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I have moved a few times, and this has been the best experience so far. My requirements were taken into consideration, and the removal men were cooperative and helpful, both at collection and delivery.
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Flexible
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Helpful
Moved from Birmingham (United Kingdom) to Leiden (The Netherlands)
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we had to move store fixtures from Sweden to the Isle of Wight within a couple of days, and they did it without any problems
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quick in responding
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good at communication and service
Moved from Barkarby (Sweden) to Cowes (United Kingdom)
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The bed is in the garage and I am sleeping on the mattress only. In spite of receiving pictures of the balcony, they sent 2 men when we needed at least 2 to remove the iron balcony - I told them what it was made of and that it wasn't easy, and in the end, they failed to deliver. This is also the first move where no-one helped me to unpack the kitchen and I have moved house 7 times in the UK (not including moving into my first house) and 8 times between different countries and once within Switzerland. This is also the first time only 2 men have been sent and I have a lot more stuff than when I first moved!They did some good packing except leaving some food eg flour, rice opened, whereas in previous moves, the open items had been taped so the contents didn't spill in transit. Also, I am not as young as I was and I had explained to Pearsons that I needed full packing because I now have an illness that makes me weak and I am sad to say that some of the boxes are piled up almost to the ceiling so I will need help to lift them down so I can unpack them - space is limited in this house, but it is the second time I have moved in and that moving Company didn't leave me as badly off as I am now.
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Pre-packing good service
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Good packing materials, strong new boxes
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They don't deliver on their promises
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Late arrival and departure - never had men arrive after noon before - usually arrive at 8am latest to move me and deliver the goods
Moved from Binningen (Switzerland) to Nantwich (United Kingdom)
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God kommunikation og service
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God kommunikation
Moved from Hojbjerg (Denmark) to Geelong (Australia)
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Awful customer service from head office. Added to the stress and cost more than the quote. I intend to issue a claim against them.
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Removal men
Moved from Amsterdam (The Netherlands) to Kimpton, Hertfordshire (United Kingdom)
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I would definitely recommend Pearson to everyone moving their items across Europe and here is why. First of all, they offered me the best price out of five internationally recognised movers I surveyed. Secondly, everything went smoothly throughout my move starting from completing formalities before the move and ending up with packing and delivering my belongings to the ultimate destination. Finally, I had an absolute peace of mind throughout the move thanks to Michael Snape acting proactively and providing regular updates and immediate feedback to all my queries. I do really want to express my gratitude to the whole team and to Michael in particular.
Moved from London (United Kingdom) to Luxembourg (Luxembourg)
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Fast, friendly, helpful and professional
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Should have given me more warning before delivering
Moved from Kungsbacka (Sweden) to Poole (United Kingdom)
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Competitive prices with suitable moving dates. Quoted dates and times adhered to. Professional, pleasant staff.
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Professional
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Competitive on price
Moved from Fredensborg (Denmark) to Chester (United Kingdom)
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During the 2 days of packing my belongings into the container, almost everything [name] had told me about the ease of the moving procedure never happened.
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[name] kept me well informed during the whole procedure
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all documents were checked for the correct information needed
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the packing crew were very nice, but not thorough
Moved from Allendale (United Kingdom) to Meaford (Canada)
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Pearson provided excellent services. My relocation manager was very friendly and very quick in his responses. Having to move to a different country was very stressful for me but he explained the process in a very detailed manner which helped a lot to put my mind at ease. The collection and delivery teams were very professional and polite - they packed and unpacked everything in just a few hours and they were very careful not to damage anything. I would certainly use Pearson again in the future.
Moved from Leamington Spa (United Kingdom) to Friedrichshafen (Germany)
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We are absolutely delighted with the move. Pearsons communicated brilliantly with us. Smooth, uncomplicated and easy move. Their service was impeccable and extremely good value. We could not have asked for a better service for our international move. We have two small children and having a straightforward move made things so much easier. Our manager communicated quickly with us and his immediate response to our emails was second to none.

We are very impressed. Our removal men were courteous, helpful and hard working and took great care with our belongings. They were a truly excellent removals team. Absolutely delighted and we would definitely use Pearsons again.
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Efficient
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Good value
Moved from Luzern (Switzerland) to Aldershot (United Kingdom)
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We picked Pearson Home Moving to move our stuff back to Denmark since we had a positive experience with them about 2.5 years ago. Unfortunately, their professionalism has gone down since then.

In our case, we booked 12 cubic meters on the return trip in late May 2017. On the moving day, we asked the Dutch-subcontractor if they had space for an extra bike on the move. The Dutch sub-contractor was a bit hesitant but in the end agreed.

Unfortunately, for us, after the move, they contacted Pearson and claimed that we had four cubic meters of over volume. I agreed with the Pearson moving manager that an extra bike would possibly add 1 cubic meter to the total load but 4 cubic meters really sounded ridiculous to me. Therefore we complained about it to Pearson and we requested further evidence of the claim. After many days of back and forth emailing they have still to provide support for the claim. They still ask us to pay up ASAP but being a stubborn scientist I will not pay before I see concrete evidence of the over volume. A simple calculation of the inventory shows it to be around 11.25 cubic meters of load and we have even agreed to pay for an extra cubic meter without requiring Pearson to provide further evidence. Yet they still request payment for 4 extra cubic meters.

We have therefore contacted a legal advisor who recommends that we do not pay for the extra cubic meters before Pearson provides further evidence. If they do not provide the evidence we will be turning in the dispute to The Property Ombudsman and await their official response:
http://bar.co.uk/home/contact-us/dispute-resolution-service/

My hope is that Pearson Home Moving will either provide the requested evidence or alternatively settle with us paying for 1 extra cubic meter.

One more thing. Communication is very lax. They do not provide any information about the whereabouts of your goods which is very edgy to say the least!
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Quick movers
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Claims over volume after pickup
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Limited communication
Moved from Leiden (The Netherlands) to Holbæk (Denmark)
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our account manager was wonderful, she was on top of things, always keep us updated with the information, and replied quickly to our questions emails.
Mover were fabulous!! so nice and efficient, great people :)

thanks again for the smooth move!
Moved from Hoofddorp (The Netherlands) to Empoli (Italy)
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Excelente servicio, rapido, me han mantenido informado en cada momento
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profesionalismo
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calidad del servicio
Moved from Rochester (United Kingdom) to Oviedo (Spain)
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Good service so far. Flexible and on time. However, its been 2.5 weeks since the packing now, and I have not heard anything about my stuff, where it is and when it might arrive.
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Fast
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Good price
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No communication after packing
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20% extra pay for service on the date I wanted
Moved from Valby (Denmark) to Singapore (Singapore)
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The whole experience from initial contact, through quotation, to move planning and the packing and move out plus the move in and unpacking was excellent. The crew were fantastic. The most professional, easy and efficient move in 8 European moves I have made.
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Pricing and speed of everyone at Pearsons
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Professionalism
Moved from Zurich (Switzerland) to London (United Kingdom)
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Perfect from start to finish. The removal guys were even fantastic. Came to the house the night before to look at parking and make final arrangements. Superfast on the day of moving and very helpful (even fixed a broken chair for us).
In Edinburgh two different guys were equally as helpful. My wife felt they did a great job and placed everything where needed. Nothing broken or damaged so very happy
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friendly movers
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honest company
Moved from Rotterdam (The Netherlands) to Edinburgh (United Kingdom)
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Simply put: the exceeded my expectations. Specifically: on time for pick up; clean, professional team that took excellent care in packaging my personal household items; they fit more in the truck then the estimator thought was possible; the delivered and installed all my goods ahead of schedule. It really made my move very simple and peaceful.
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a head of schedule
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clean and professional
Moved from Namur (Belgium) to Brussels (Belgium)
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4th international relocation and first time with Pearson. By far the worse company I had to deal with and, by far the worse communication. Keep chasing them, no update. Apparently our goods arrived in Australia around 2 weeks ago, but still not heard anything about getting our stuff home. Run away before it is too late, you can only be disappointed - go with a company who actually cares about your shipment.
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Communication
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Service
Moved from Maidenhead (United Kingdom) to Melbourne (Australia)
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Hi Pablo,We're really sorry you feel this way, but a little shocked at the same time, as it's normal for consignments to go through a rigourous customs procedure on entry to Australia and this process can take a number of days before we are able to confirm an exact delivery date with you.We've tried our best to respond to all your calls and emails, and we were under the impression the move was going really well up until this point so we're very confused by your review.Can you please contact us as soon as possible so that we can better understand what your problems are as we're commited to resolving them.
Overall hebben wij een zeer efficient afgehandelde verhuizing gehad. Personeel was netjes en hard werkend.
Moved from High Wycombe (United Kingdom) to Hengelo (The Netherlands)
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--- GTrans --- Overall, we have had a very efficient handled relocation. Staff were neat and hard working.
Thanks so much for your kind words Andre :)
It is endless, never have I met such a poor company, they have had our belongings for for then 10 weeks now and still waiting! Keeping getting e mails saying we are high priority but nothing has changed, we didn't get the paper work in time ever asking numerous time if all documentation was complete, but what a surprise I kept getting emails even after our belongings had been picked up. Please please do not us Pearsons, no doubt them will reply with another e mail saying they are doing all they can, I have spoken to numerous ex pats and also other removal companies and they are shocked at how we have been handled.
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From start to finish shocking
Moved from Oxford (United Kingdom) to Auckland (New Zealand)
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Dear James,
 
We appreciate your feedback and we are sorry that you are unhappy. We have reviewed the issues and would like to make the following comments.
 
Groupage shipments are dependent on a period of consolidation and then the sailing schedule of the relevant shipping lines. On this occasion the consolidation period took a little longer than usual, and one vessel was then missed as we had not received the necessary documentation from you, including your insurance documentation.
 
We note that you are unhappy that we could not insure your shipment, but we are physically not able to do so once the move has commenced, it can only be done in advance.
 
We accept that the delay is unfortunate and it is an unusual event that has not wholly been our fault. Our customers are our priority and we appreciate feedback of any kind. We can confirm that your goods are currently on the way to New Zealand and the team remain at your service should you require anything further.
We called Pearson to move our furniture from Italy to UK. The manager was extremely helpful and kind. All the process was looked after and the movers were on time and very professional. Any item was handled with great care. They delivered on time and were very accomodating in bringing furniture to the right floor. In addition their quote was highly competitive compared to others. Highly recommended.
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Care
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Quote
Moved from Busto Arsizio (Italy) to Watford (United Kingdom)
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Thank you :)Let us know if you ever move again!
We had a very smooth move from the UK to the Netherlands. We did use the full service including packing. All items were delivered on time without any damage. The crew was friendly and hard working.
We did have a laugh when my brother mentioned that another truck from Pearson arrived, thought he must have gone mad. But he was actually right as they came to assist with unloading, which meant we did get all stuff unloaded in a day. I would recommend Pearson any time and would use them again without hesitance.
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Hard working crew
Moved from High Wycombe (United Kingdom) to Hengelo (The Netherlands)
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Thanks for the kind words.
First of all I would like to thank you and your team for a very prompt and courteous service. The team arrived early each of the 3 days it took for them to pack what has turned out to be a very full flat by comparison to Steve and Dave’s prior experiences. They worked hard and diligently, not deterred by the enormity of the task, and, given the difficult situation of having to deal with a lift that we could not get sole control of, and our building manager who flunked politeness school, they got the job done very professionally. I really want to commend these two individuals for a job well done, a courteous behaviour, and a positive attitude under difficult conditions. They elected not to dismantle the furniture, with a few exceptions that I took care of the dismantling for logistic reasons, such as the inability to get them through the door as is, and their sheer size (L-shaped desks mainly). This has saved me a lot of work at the receiving end, for which I am very grateful.
On the receiving end, again, they arrived early in the day despite having just travelled for 3 hours to get here. We elected to not have them unpack boxes, but to deliver them to various locations in the house, including up to our lofts rooms. Again, good spirited and diligent, taking care of the whole job by 4pm on the same day.
We have been unpacking the boxes we could identify (more on that in a minute), mostly china, glasses, and ornamental objects that belonged in our living room and kitchen: Again I am totally impressed with the manner in which each and every object was wrapped, or double-wrapped to perfection, and the boxes well padded around the load. What patience and dedication to the quality and safety of the contents.
We are a long way from having finished unpacking, primarily for lack of space to put things, and not being able to find the pieces needed to rebuild the shelves upon which things should be placed. Which brings me to my only point of criticism: Both of them were very cryptic with the notations on the boxes, and in particular about 50 boxes with the description of ‘Misc’… So we are going to have to open each of these boxes to figure out where the pieces we are looking for are packed, a less than savoury task. But, in all fairness, their assessment that the job would take 3 days to load put them under a lot of pressure to keep moving at high speed, and I can see how such notations could slow down the operations considerably, AND it did take them the full 3 days to get to the truck locking stage, so they are forgiven, and I cannot emphasize enough what an excellent job you have all done!!!

So far we have not found anything broken, so hats off to the team!
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Everything packed well, arrived on time, nothing broken
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Labelling on boxes could have been more explicit to help with unpacking
Moved from Nanterre (France) to Schull (Ireland)
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Thank you for the kind feedback.
Pearson seemed to be a professional organization and was definitely not the cheapest we found, so we had reasonable expectations for a simple process to ship a few boxes.
We hired a removal company specifically to avoid working with shipping agents around the world, reading customs and duty schedules, and completing reams of obscure paperwork.

Instead, we must complete outdated forms incorrectly and repeatedly alter them in legally questionable ways. Because Pearson is not providing the correct documentation to the shipping agents in the US, they suggest working directly with the shipping agents.
This was supposed to be a simple process, but after more than a month of more than 30 emails, my goods are removed but not delivered.

Fundamentally, your removal company should handle the logistics and the paperwork. Pearson has adequately contracted other companies for the logistics, but is not handling the paperwork.
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Massively complicated
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Insufficient documentation guidance
Moved from Barcelona (Spain) to Milwaukee (United States)
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Dear Tim,We're disappointed that you feel this way, however we must clarify that it would be illegal for us to complete and sign your customs forms for you. In addition, it was only made evident after your removal that you were not actually moving to the United States. On discovery of this, we immediately sought advice from our agents in the US, who presented us with different forms for you to complete in order to get the items shipped correctly and legally. We are currently finding things very difficult as you have refused to complete forms given to us directly by our US agents.We've been trying very hard to help you in this situation, but we cannot solve this situation if a client refuses to act on the advisement of the necessary customs authorities.Pearson Home Moving
The move was to three countries with complicated requests for customs, They dealt with all that and took a lot of the stress out of the move. The goods were divided between the three destinations with care. The team was efficient, polite and neat.
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They do the job.
Moved from London (United Kingdom) to Santiago (Chile)
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Thanks for the review Monika! 
Excellent service from start to finish. Kept informed all through the process. All goods arrived safely and we were very happy with what we can only describe as a very good experience.
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Great packing service
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Competitively priced
Moved from Seaham (United Kingdom) to Paphos (Cyprus)
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Thanks Fred x
Pearson Home Moving was responsive, professional, personal... and when our container arrived, everything was in good condition.
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Responsive
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English speaking (we moved from France)
Moved from Saint Denis (France) to Sebastopol (United States)
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We were delighted with the move and how it was managed and executed.

The crew arrived on time, were courteous and thorough in the way they packed our goods and loaded the truck.

We have not found any damaged items. All went very smoothly, considering the snow in the street and the brutally cold weather while loading.

Good value, good service. Only niggle was the cost of insuring goods in transit which was high.
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Professional crew
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On time, as promised
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Cost of insurance
Moved from Munich (Germany) to B Ury (Germany)
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Thanks for the feedback Andrew..
Very helpful and friendly throughout. Very courteous, polite, friendly and professional. Great price, very affordable, they took a lot of stress out of the move and I would have been lost without them. Only thing marring a perfect review is some miscommunication and delays in communication, but nothing too major.
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Friendly staff
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Great, competative price
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slow communication
Moved from Barry (United Kingdom) to Swan River (Canada)
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Thanks for the feedback Steve, we're in the process of hiring extra staff in the operations team which will drastically increase customer support and communication.
I invited two movers out to the house and we compared their prices and service. There was very little to pick between the two as they both seemed excellent, so it finally went on the price.
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Personal service
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Price
Moved from Leicester (United Kingdom) to Auckland (New Zealand)
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Everything went smoothly until delivery, when some items arrived damaged and the team also did not have the correct equipment to get some items off the lorry, despite assurances from the removal manager that the equipment would be available.
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Friendly and helpful point of contact
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Lack of communication between sales office and transport manager
Moved from Stonesby (United Kingdom) to Antigny (France)
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Inaffidabilità dell'agenzia. Non ha rispettato i termini del contratto e ho pagato un extra costo dovuto a pezzi trasportati per le scale nonostante nel modulo preliminare non mi siano state richieste le dimensioni dell'ascensore. In più non è stato attuato lo storage in loco perché la richiesta da contratto non è stata trasferita alla ditta di trasporti che ha invece ricevuto istruzioni solo per 'transfer'. In breve, ho pagato servizi non ricevuti!
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Inaffidabile
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Non seria
Moved from Torino (Italy) to Lussemburgo (Luxembourg)
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The original estimates, despite the survey were off by 25%. Which meant a substantial bump in payment.
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Competitive
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Friendly
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Slow
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Inaccurate
Moved from Ashby-de-la-Zouch (United Kingdom) to Nicosia (Cyprus)
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Service from the movers was great - professional and courteous. Arrived on time and did a great job.
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People
Moved from Muenchen (Germany) to Bury (United Kingdom)
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Service was efficient and professional.
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Efficient
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Flexible
Moved from Solna (Sweden) to Reigate (United Kingdom)
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I talked to many companies regarding this move (about five - all that I could find within a short time). And I must say that it was only this company which offered such a good service on a short notice, without causing any additional obstacles/paper work etc and for that price. I was impressed. While it took other companies several days to just reply to my request, then they offered a higher price and/or claimed that the earliest they could collect my boxes would be in 10 days time - Pearson replied the next morning after my request, and arranged the pick up on the next day after we agreed on the details! apart from that, they delivered my boxes even earlier than promised initially and my big blanket that they transferred without any box or cover which could get dirty - arrived perfectly clean and with no damage.
Thanks a lot!! And especially a big thanks to Michael Snape - my coordinator. Excellent work.
Moved from Geneva (Switzerland) to London (United Kingdom)
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I'm very happy with this company as they were friendly, professional, well-coordinated, responded quickly via email and did a top notch shipment.
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Kind, professional and helpful attitude
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Takes very good care of the goods from pickup to delivery
Moved from Stockholm (Sweden) to Perth (United Kingdom)
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Really pleased with Pearson. Our move manager was really helpful from the start and throughout and made us feel at ease before a big move. The removal men were lovely and really really helpful. All our stuff made it to our new house in perfect condition without any breakages and all on time. Highly recommended and would definitely use Pearson again. We had absolutely no problems at all with them - great company.
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Best price
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Fantastic removal man
Moved from London (United Kingdom) to Cork (Ireland)
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My contact person at Pearson was incredibly helpful and always ready and willing to help. It was a very stressful move and I was very grateful for all the help she gave.
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Professional
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Easily accessible
Moved from Stockholm (Sweden) to Redhill (United Kingdom)
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The manager who helped me at Pearson (Kelly Hughes) and her team was extremely helpful and responsive with respect to finding the cheapest option for moving, and that would fit my personal constraints. She offered me several options (fast, 1 week by airplane; or slower 4-8 weeks in a freight container), all of which were much cheaper than the competing companies I had contacted. She was also patient with all the questions that I asked to chose the best deal that would fit my situation.
Once I chose my option, the whole process for booking the pick-up was done extremely fast and I the administrative part (filling in papers) was straight-forward thanks to the help of Pearson.
In the end I chose the cheapest option, as I was not in a rush: a freight delivery from Switzerland to USA - approx. 10 weeks time for delivery.
I requested the delivery arrived before Christmas if possible, which worked out to be the case.
The carton boxes arrived in perfect shape, and all objects inside were in good condition, no smell, no humidity, etc.
The team at Pearson was responsive along the way with information about arrival, etc.
Only thing is that the American company finalizing the delivery on site in New York charged me extra costs for customs (60 USD). Ask Pearson about this in advance, and how much to expect (I think it depends on what you have in your boxes, which country, etc.)
All in all: very happy with the service provided by Pearson: both for the cost and for the service quality.
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price
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efficiency
Moved from Zurich (Switzerland) to New York City (United States)
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We moved from Italy to UK.
Since the beginning, the customer support available, clear and helpful.
During collection and delivery, personal were extremely professional, punctual, handling with care and support us on logistic/setup suggestions.
Customer service ready to support and solve a couple of issues (our fault) we had during delivery.
We appreciated not only the service as itself but also the after sales care to ensure we were satisfied.
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Professional staff
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Punctuality
Moved from Modena (Italy) to Woking (United Kingdom)
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Pearson were very helpful and friendly in setting up my move, every issue and concern was addressed.
They arrived on time on the day, and to be honest I was amazed how quickly and easily they got everything down 2 flights of stairs. I had a few items that weren't packed well enough for transit, and they helped with those no bother.
Everything arrived safely at the other end, and the guys unpacking were very quick, very professional, and managed to maintain a great conversation with me despite hauling many kilos of stuff out of a truck without breaking stride. Great service.
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Friendly
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Helpful
Moved from Paris (France) to Nottinghamshire (United Kingdom)
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This is the second time I am using Pearson service.
First one was 3 years ago from Germany to London. I selected the full service with packing my items. All the different people I dealt with at Pearson were friendly and professional and made all in their power to make my move as smooth as possible.

I repeated the experience from London to Barcelona. It was last week and I have to say that I have had the same experience as the first one: all perfect, all went as expected.

Again THANK you Pearson Team!
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Friendly
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Professional
Moved from London (United Kingdom) to Barcelona (United Kingdom)
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Moved from Muenster (Germany) to Newmarket Ontario (Canada)
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