• Removals to and from Malaga
  • Matthew James Global Relocations - UK

Moving to Malaga? We offer weekly services for removals to Malaga Spain from the UK! From full relocations to single items, dedicated or shared-load services.

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At Matthew James Removals we have the local knowledge and industry experience to manage all of your relocation needs, wherever in Malaga you choose to move. With 3 generations of experience, a customised vehicle fleet and frequent services, you can be sure you’re in the most capable hands in Malaga.

Reasons to relocate to Malaga with Matthew James…

  • Range of tailored services
  • Depots in Madrid, Barcelona & Costa del Sol
  • Weekly moving services
  • Dedicated team of professionals
  • Door-to-door care
  • Customs clearance assistance
  • Years of local knowledge
  • 3 generations of experience
  • Customised vehicle fleet
  • Bespoke crating
  • BAR, IAM and ISO 9001 accredited
  • Superior quality packing materials
  • All loads inventoried by our own staff
  • Meticulous attention to detail

One of the oldest cities in Europe, Málaga’s history spans over 2,800 years. It is also the 6th most populous city in Spain and has established itself as the coast’s commercial and cultural hub and is on southern Spain’s Costa del Sol, known for its high-rise hotels and beautiful sandy beaches. Malaga is home to a diverse collection of nationalities including many Brits who either rent or buy homes here to enjoy the endless hours of sunshine, laid back lifestyle and activities such as water sports and some of the finest golf courses in Europe for which the province of Malaga is famous.

Weekly UK to Malaga removals services

At Matthew James Removals we offer regular services to and from Malaga, throughout the year. From dedicated removals to shared-loads or even single items, we offer a service to meet your requirements. Our expertise, know-how, local knowledge and specialist vehicles make us the obvious choice for moving to Malaga.


We are proud to be BAR International Associates (British Association of Removers) and members of IAM; the world’s largest trade association for the global moving industry. Our management systems have been assessed to ISO 9001 standards.

Our depots in the UK & Spain

All of our depots in the UK and Spain offer fully containerised storage facilities in modern and secure warehouses. Shared-loads are consolidated at our depots in the UK and Spain for onwards transport to Malaga and beyond.


Your consignment is automatically covered up to £50,000 for total loss in the event of unforeseen circumstances such as a fire or flood. In addition to this we can arrange a full-cover insurance policy via our brokers upon request.

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With easy access by road, train and sea, Malaga is well connected to other parts of Spain and is a short flight from the UK. Malaga airport, is situated 8 miles from the city center. The public transport service is great value for money, with air-conditioned buses and trains running regularly throughout the province. In the town center, bike rental is reasonably priced to take advantage of the fantastic and far reaching cycle network.

Property prices have remained stable in Malaga avoiding large reductions seen elsewhere in the country. When looking to rent or purchase it may be advisable to do so outside of the busy summer months when prices can rise due to demand. British expats also buy and rent property in the surrounding Malaga province where property can be picked up cheaper and village life allows a quieter lifestyle with the option of popping in to town for the huge selection of museums, art galleries, great bars and restaurants on offer.

There are plenty of Schools to choose from in Malaga. Some of these are based on the British System but they are not regulated by OFSTED. They are regulated by the Junta de Andalucía Consejería de Educación (Junta de Andalucía Education Department). If you would rather send your children to one of the state Schools in Malaga than a private or international school, it would be worth looking at the Junta de Andalucía’s website. http://www.juntadeandalucia.es/educacion/vscripts/centros/ This website provides a concise list of state schools in Malaga and all provinces of Andalucía and although in Spanish it is easy to navigate.

British citizens do not require visas to permanently move to Spain. However, within three months of arriving, you should acquire a foreign identity number known as Número de Identidad de Extranjero or NIE, as well as a Tarjeta de Residencia or residency card. You will also need to hold a valid British passport for entry to and exit from Spain.

Non-residents will pay tax on any income arising in Spain; this includes bank interest, business dividend, property income or wages. Income tax rates are similar to the UK’s and range between 24-45%. Further details can be found at expatica.com. You will also continue to receive your UK state pension providing you inform the DWP before your move. You may also be eligible for other UK benefits, of which further details can be found on the Gov.UK website.


La Merced – El Perchel – La Malagueta – Teatinos – El Limonar – Cerrado de Calderon – El Palo – Torremolinos – Benalmádena – Fuengirola – Mijas – Torre del Mar – Nerja – Estepona – Marbella – Puerto Banús – Benahavis – San Pedro de Alcantára – Nueva Andalucia

The below areas are also within our relocation and removal service areas;

Madrid – Barcelona – Alicante – San Sebastian – Malaga – Valencia – Seville – Mallorca – Ibiza Menorca – Granada – Tenerife – Bilbao – Cordoba

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