For Individuals

Buying Trips

Since 1966, AirSea Packing has been at the forefront of the antique buying trip scene. Whether you are an antique dealer searching for a hidden gem in the Paris flea market or an individual purchasing items throughout the world for your home, AirSea can provide the perfect buying trip assistance, including custom crating and custom installation. Pre-trip advisory briefings on all customs formalities and information required for buying trip are available.

  • AirSea manages your purchases
  • White-glove collection and consolidation of all purchased items
  • Storage of all items until all items are purchased and shipment is ready
  • Export/import documentation along with CITES and CARNET

Storage

Our storage facilities offer an ideal environment for fine art storage, private collection, and interior design projects. Clients can easily arrange private viewings, and our state-of-the-art security systems protect your items. Our locations are staffed by trained technicians experienced in handling, packing, and transporting valued collections, all tailored to a client’s specific requirements.

  • Viewing room
  • Climate-controlled
  • High-level, 24-hour security systems
  • Condition reports and digital photographic recording
  • In-depth online computerized inventory control

Packing and Crating

Our highly trained packers appraise each piece we receive, taking into account the fragility, shape, materials, and destination of the items to ship. We create customized packaging solutions using conservation-approved archival packing materials, from soft packing to custom crating.

  • Local, domestic, and international packing experience
  • A full range of fine art packing and shipping solutions
  • Packing for short-, medium-, and long-term storage
  • In-house custom plywood cases

Shipping

AirSea Packing provides flexible solutions for any transportation need, from a single item to an entire household, from local shuttles to international shipping, including fine art shipping. With unparalleled global white-glove logistics experience, our team ensures that your shipments are delivered safely and on schedule.

  • Local: same day pick-up and delivery
  • Domestic: dedicated or consolidated options
  • Shuttles: schedule and routes available
  • International: import and export around the world

Delivery

The project manager identifies and discusses with the crew supervisor any challenges or specific needs to ensure a smooth and stress-free delivery. We provide timely status updates, communicating and closely monitoring shipments with the client. The crew performs delivery and handles unpacking, placement, and debris removal.

  • Site inspection with a supervisor prior project begins
  • White-glove delivery, placement, and debris removal
  • Online tracking system upon request for domestic
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Installation

Our experienced and professional teams develop an installation plan after a detailed site inspection, addressing your objects’ unique needs and anticipated delivery challenges. We provide quality installation, packing, and condition reporting, as well as a full range of specific art handling services.

  • Interior design projects installation
  • Site inspection at each stage of the project
  • Art hanging services available
  • Online computerized inventory control

AirSea caters to all types of clients. Learn about our services for Businesses or Corporations.