If you can only bring a carry-on with you, research which airlines will allow you to bring additional items. Although it is likely that you will be required to submit a letter from your school and that you will not get sufficient additional funding, you should still give it a go. Items that cannot be included in your checked baggage because they exceed the weight limit but are not considered to be furniture.
It’s possible that shipping furniture may run you a pretty penny. Because of the complexity of wrapping it and maybe crate it as well, each step of the procedure may need the assistance of two individuals or more. It is quite likely that you will have to split the cost of a shipping container.
If you deliver the item to the shipper and then pick it up there, you might end up saving money. It is quite unlikely that any of the mail-order firms that are featured in other parts of this website will be able to give you with the packaging that you want. Its packaging is often quite thin so that the company may save money. Nonetheless, reliable sources are used here.
If your shipper does not provide boxes, you may provide an extra layer of protection by stacking smaller boxes inside of bigger ones. Cushioning, such as old garments, should be used between them if there is too much gap between them.
Make sure that the shipper gives you an inventory sheet as well as labels for the packages. When you send anything through air, you will be paid according to the total weight of your package; however, additional fees may be incurred depending on the delivery speed that you choose. When compared to other modes of transportation, maritime freight transit is both more expensive and slower.
Put out a call (on the forum) for anyone who are interested in load sharing (and search for shippers who will offer a discount). It is best to avoid shipping delicate products and, if at all possible, to bring them with you in your carry-on baggage.
If you pack them yourself, there is a chance that they will not be protected if they break while being transported. Keep an eye out for limitations like “exclusion,” “excess,” and “limits to liability” in any insurance policy you consider purchasing. Always go for excellent and (sometimes) excessively protective packaging as the best choice.