Are you emigrating to Aruba? Start moving!

Emigrating to Aruba is a major event. Of course, you can choose to arrange this yourself, but why not let Transpack take care of the move for you?

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We are a professional and international moving company, and would be happy to guide you through the entire process of moving from the Netherlands to a new home abroad. Using our services ensures that you will not encounter any surprises, and you are assured of prompt and professional service.

You will, of course, travel to your destination by plane, but your goods will go by boat. The total shipping time from the port of Rotterdam to Oranjestad is approximately 24 days. Upon arrival at the port and after clearance of your shipment, your goods will be delivered to your home. Depending on the customs procedure, the total time to ship your goods from the Netherlands to your new home in Aruba takes on average about six weeks.

Transpack Moving Services is experienced in providing international moves and offers services world-wide. We offer a personalized approach and tailor made services for every budget.

We strive to minimize the time between packing, the collection of your goods and the departure of the boat. Therefore, we coordinate with you the planning of your move: what is a good time and what is not?


What does emigrating to Aruba cost?

The price for a move to Aruba depends on your choice of services and the volume of your goods. You can fill out an extensive quotation form on this site so we can calculate the cost for you. Or you can use our handy app ( (App Store / Google Play) for this purpose. Just fill in your data, take pictures of what you want to take along and we will calculate the price based on the photos.

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What our customer review

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Great service and would recommend them to anyone. Best movers I’ve ever used. – Rebecca

★★★★ Good service and also very good price.

The whole experience from start to finish was painless and we found the staff very helpfut even thought our original contact went on holidays during the first contact. – Gillies

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Emigrating to Aruba: What do I need to do myself?

When emigrating to Aruba, there is a lot to do. At Transpack, we do our utmost to help you as much as possible. However, there are several matters that you will need to address yourself http. (Click here for the checklist). Are you arranging your emigration via Transpack? We will guide you through these matters and help you with any complicated documents and applications,

Importing your household goods

When moving your goods, there are several matters which you will need to take into account. Your goods must have been in your possession for at six months and have been in use before moving to your new residence in Aruba. The goods must have been used at the former residence, insofar as they are not ‘used’ goods.

Are you arranging your emigration via Transpack? We will guide you through these matters and help you with any complicated documents and applications.

Additionally, it is important that you submit a signed itemized list describing the goods for which you would like to apply for exemption from customs. Transpack will help you to compile this list. The official application for the exemption must take place within a period of six months from the moving date. Read more…

Emigrating to Aruba: What’s important to know once I’m there?

Before arriving in Aruba, there are still some things you should know. The time difference between Aruba and the Netherlands is five hours, and in the summer, it is six hours. Aruba has a lovely tropical climate with an average temperature of 27 degrees.

Consider adjusting your wardrobe accordingly. At night, the temperature drops about four to five degrees. There is a rainy season beginning in October and ending in February. The hottest months are August and September.

Facts about Aruba:

  • In Aruba, everybody drives on the right side of the road
  • Eighty percent of the population is Catholic
  • The water from the tap is safe to drink in Aruba

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Are you emigrating to Aruba? Transpack will take care of it for you! 


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