What We Offer

Michael Greaves Associates (Barbados) Inc. (MGA) is a full-service relocation company established to provide a wide range of innovative services to meet all of your relocation needs. At MGA, we can assist you with every stage of the process from planning your move until you are fully settled in at your final destination. Whether you are moving across the street or across the sea, we will tailor your move to meet your specific needs.

Relocations & Moving

We consider every move to be special and we treat you that way.

International Shipping & Forwarding

Most of our clients have never seen a bill of lading or had to complete a customs entry.

Customs Brokerage & Clearance

Attention to detail, precision, and quality of work, are the true measure of exceptional customs brokers

Storage & Warehousing

Secure, Spacious, Accessible Warehousing Facilities

Cargo Insurance

As part of our mission to provide you with the most comprehensive, superior, service

Vehicle & Boat Clearance

When Automobiles and sometimes Watercraft are part of a personal effects shipment

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Questions & Answers

Frequently Asked Questions
Do you have to physically visit my location to conduct the survey? +

Your pre-move survey can be completed via either an in-person visit, or as a virtual survey where we walk through with you to identify and provide the information needed. Book a Survey Now

How do I import or ship my pet? +

MGA’s trained pet specialists are equipped to guide you through this process and comfortably handle your furry, feathery or shelled loved one. Please follow the links below for more information on contacting our pet specialists, as well as to the pre-arrival forms necessary to start the process of having your pet travel in comfort.

Pet Importation Guidelines

Pre-Arrival Forms for Pets

Contact a Pet Specialist for more information or a Quotation

See Pet Handling

How long will my shipment take to clear Customs? +

Customs Clearance time lines can vary according to the procedures and requirements necessary for each shipment. However, MGA will always do our utmost to keep these times to a minimum.

Please note the average Shipment Customs Clearance times as listed below*^:
AIR Shipments: 2-3 Business Days
SEA Shipments Less than Container Load (LCL) -

Cargo: 5-7 Business Days

SEA Shipments Less than Container Load (LCL) -

Cargo: 7-10 Business Days
SEA Shipments Containerized Cargo: 5-7 Business Days
Vehicle / Yachts / Boats: 7-14 Business Days
PETS: 1-3 Hours (Same Day Clearance Guaranteed~)

*These times are applicable as long as all necessary requested documentation is provided to MGA by any relevant agencies; and all Customs, Other Government Authorities and any other Regulatory Agencies obligations are met by client.

^Please note that these timelines do not necessarily begin at the time of arrival of the shipment onto the island as Airline / Shipping Agencies must first complete cargo release documentation.

~Same Day Guarantee Applicable only if: any and all applicable and requested Client documentation is provided within the times stipulated by MGA; Customs and Ministry of Agriculture regulatory obligations are met within stipulated times; client has settled all outstanding fees to all intermediaries and facilitating agencies; and a client appointed representative is on hand to receive the pet.

How much does a Pre-Move Survey cost? +

MGA provides FREE pre-move surveys for all clients. Book a Survey Now

What is a Pre-Move Survey and why is it necessary? +

Your journey with MGA begins with a Pre-Move Survey which is designed to collect detailed data including the size, modes of transportation, special handling requirements and requests, destination restrictions and other important information.

A Pre-Move survey is a mandatory requirement irrespective of the size or scope of your moving or shipping project. Book a Survey Now

Why Choose Us?

Worldwide Locations

We are the premier Eastern Caribbean Company with a global reach. We strive to always live up to our slogan: Moving Towards A New Frontier.

Quality and commitment

Our commitment to providing our clients with world-class quality service and support is unwavering.

End-to-end solution available

We take charge of every stage of your move, from planning until you are fully settled in at your final destination.

Fast Customer support

Our experienced executives are always ready to respond to your requests, queries or any concerns you might have.

Dare to challenge us.
We can do it

With our extensive knowledge of logistics and transport systems and 30 years of experience, we will find the best solution for you. We make sure that your cargo will get there: on time, safely, and on budget.
Let Us Design Your Logistics Solution

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Our Core Values


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