Moving to Aruba

Moving your items to Aruba

Are you moving to the Aruba? Transpack is specialized in international moves to Aruba. You can move from Amsterdam to Oranjestad for as little as €356.

Calculate the costs for a free customized quotation to your new destination in Aruba.

Aruba in a nutshell

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CurrencyAruban Florin
Official languagesDutch and Papiamento

Moving to Aruba

When you move to Aruba, you may want to take some of your belongings with you. For the transport you can choose between sea and air freight. You also have the choice between direct transport, which means that your goods go in their own moving container or groupage transport which would mean that your goods are in a shared container. Let one of our Transpack representatives advise you on the best choice of transport for you.

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The costs of moving to Aruba

The biggest advantage of moving by groupage to Aruba is the cost. Because several shipments are placed in one container, you share the container and customs costs, especially for smaller shipments, this can save you a lot! Transpack can send you a tailor-made offer with all costs.

How long will my possessions be on their way to Aruba?

How long your belongings are on their way to Aruba depends on the kind of transport you choose. If you choose direct transport, your belongings will arrive within 5 to 7 weeks. If you choose groupage, it will take about 10 to 12 weeks.

Tips on emigrating to Aruba

Moving to Aruba is a new chapter in your life. Perhaps you have family living there or you are choosing to emigrate to Aruba for the Caribbean climate. There are a number of steps you need to take before you can start enjoying the lovely Aruban weather.

Do I need a visa for Aruba?

For some countries, you need a visa to travel to Aruba and emigrate. On the website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, you can find information about this. Our Eurohome Relocation Specialists can also help you arrange a visa.

What should I take with me when I move to Aruba?

To help you get well prepared to travel, we’ve listed a few tips. Make sure that you do not have documents, keys, medicines, jewelry or any other important items in your sea and/or air freight shipment. Always take these things with you.

ClothingAruba has a wonderful tropical climate. The average temperature is around 30 degrees Celsius so take especially light clothing with you. There is a lovely Caribbean breeze and low rainfall. However, there is a chance of hurricanes between June and November..
Travel plug The main voltage in Aruba is 127 Volt and the frequency is 60Hz. You need an adapter plug if you bring electrical devices.


MedicinesCheck if your medication is available in Aruba and what the maximum amount is that you can take with you. Also check if you need a medical certificate to take your medication with you when traveling.
DocumentsTake important documents such as passport, visa documents etc. with you in your hand luggage – also make copies.
Personal itemsThink of your favorite care products, things that remind you of home and other things that shouldn’t be missing when traveling.

Tip: bring a set of extra clothing in your hand luggage in case your checked-in luggage is delayed or lost.

If you have any questions about moving to Aruba, please feel free to contact us.