Well, it's not compulsory, by any means!
But if you're restricted by shipping container size, cost and simply just too much stuff, then it makes sense.
Do you really want to take kids' toys with you that they outgrew years ago? Winter boots to the Middle East? (Tip - keep them, as you may wish to travel somewhere cold for a break). What about Aunt Mildred's fruit bowl? Do you really need those sixty eight teaspoons?
Moving house, especially when you're moving abroad and have to send everything by ship, is the perfect opportunity to rationalise your belongings and free up space for your new life.
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