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Serbia Vehicle Registration Process

The Process Of Registering An Imported Vehicle In Serbia Any type of vehicle brought into Serbia, be it car, truck, or motorcycle, must be registered within 30 days of being brought into the country. (This information applies to vehicles imported to Serbia on a permanent basis; see below for information on temporary imports.) Temporary Vehicle Import A vehicle can be imported into Serbia on a temporary basis if it is less than six years old and you’ll be in the country for at least three months. To qualify for a temporary vehicle registration, you will have had to own it…

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Scotland Vehicle Registration Process

How To Register An Imported Vehicle In Scotland Registering an imported vehicle in a foreign country always comes with its challenges. Scotland, as well as other countries in the UK, are fairly straightforward in the way they approach the process, but it can still be challenging to an outside. On this page, you’ll find the resources needed to understand the process of registering a vehicle, what documents are required, the vehicle inspection test (MOT), and helpful links that offer more information on the topics covered here. Required Documents For Scottish Vehicle Registration Any vehicle registered in Scotland (on a permanent…

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Russia Vehicle Registration Process

Vehicle Registration Processes In Russia | A-1 Auto Transport You can drive an imported vehicle in Russia, both on a temporary and permanent basis. For permanent driving rights in Russia, you’ll need to obtain a local driver’s license, which involves submitted required documents, undergoing a vehicle inspection, and paying registration and taxes. You’ll find information about these topics on this page, as well as other pertinent topics. As always, we encourage our readers to call with any questions not answered here. Temporary Driving Permit If you plan to bring a vehicle to Russia on a temporary basis, you do not…

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Romania Vehicle Registration Process

How To Register An Imported Vehicle In Romania: Process & Requirements If you import a vehicle into Romania for permanent usage, you will be required to register it locally, which entails getting a local driver’s license. If you have a valid U.S. driver’s license, you can drive temporarily in the country for a period up to 90 days, provided you also have an international driving permit. Roadworthiness Test In Romania Any vehicle being registered in Romania for the first time, assuming it is for permanent use, must undergo a roadworthiness test. This also applies to any new vehicles imported into…

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Puerto Rico Vehicle Registration Process

How To Register A Vehicle In Puerto Rico: The Process Since it’s a U.S. territory, it’s easier to register an imported vehicle on the island than it is for residents of other countries. Your U.S. driver’s license is valid in Puerto Rico, but you will have to register any car, truck, or motorcycle within three days of its arrival. While it’s not necessary to speak Spanish to get through the registration process, it certainly helps! Registration costs are typically around $300 in Puerto Rico. Registration & Required Documents If you register a vehicle in Puerto Rico (this goes for cars,…

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Will my Vehicle be Insured?

Will my Vehicle be Insured? While a1 auto transport can almost guarantee your vehicle will arrive in the exact state it left for its destination, there is a small chance of theft or damage due to climate or accidents. So you won’t have to pay for repairs out of pocket, you may want to ask an insurance company to cover your vehicle. Overseas Auto Shipment Risks On a ship, vehicles are vulnerable to weather related damage or pirate attacks. A flood may also damage your car’s upholstery and other parts. If a car is not safely secured, it may sway and damage nearby vehicles,…

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Why do Car Transport Brokers Require a Deposit?

Why do Car Transport Brokers Require a Deposit? Most brokers ask for a deposit as payment for their services. In most cases, this deposit does not pay for the actual transporting service, but instead covers the broker’s fee for connecting you to an auto shipping company. It is similar to the methods used by brokers in most other industries when you can’t buy from the manufacturer, or in this case carrier, directly. Auto transport companies will not ask for a deposit to book your vehicle’s shipment because they have it as collateral if you refuse to pay. They may accept payment via cash on delivery or pickup,…

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Military Shipping Motorcycle Overseas

Military Shipping Motorcycle Overseas In most cases, military shipping motorcycle overseas can be done in your HHG transport or as a separate POV transport (privately owned vehicle). Take into consideration there are countries who do not permit the importation of dirt bikes and motorcycles. If you try to transport your motorcycle to a country that does not permit its importation, your entire motorcycle and / or HHG shipment may be held by said country’s officials. Afterwards, it will not be released until you’ve corrected the unauthorized transport, causing you a significant monetary inconvenience. Necessary documents For military shipping motorcycle overseas, you will need…

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Military Shipping Motorcycle Household Goods Regulations

Military Shipping Motorcycle Household Goods Regulations This article is written for Armed Forces Members (Navy, Marine Corps, Air force, US Coast guard and army). It’s meant to inform you of your responsibilities and allowances regarding military shipping motorcycle household goods. To streamline your move and improve the experience, the DOD (Department of Defense) designed the DP3 (Defense Personal Property Program). The program’s goal is to meet the requirements of DOD Employees, Armed Forces Members, as well as their families. The most important part of the DP3 is the DPS, which simplifies and automates the moving process of your property. The…

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Military Boat Shipping

Military Boat Shipping Normal Military Members have little knowledge on military boat shipping in Government funded transports. The JFTR allows the transport of a boat, as long as the shipment’s cost does not exceed that of a transport of a HHG with the same weight. Also, boats are shipped under an OTO rate (one time only) at commercial rates. These rates normally surpass the one you’d normally pay for shipping a HHG of similar weight. In such cases, you may pay excess costs. The following information should be learned before transporting your boat at the expense of the Government: Take…

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Shipping Heavy Equipment Overseas

This Is How You Can Make Shipping Heavy Equipment Overseas Easy The idea of shipping heavy machinery overseas may seem difficult at first glance. After all, these types of machines are large, heavy, and require a lot of preparation to ship properly. If you are looking to ship a piece of heavy machinery internationally, there are several things you will want to consider before you get started. Will you handle the shipping process or will you hire an expert to oversee it? Does your heavy equipment have any special import or export restrictions? Do you have to pay any taxes…

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Ship a Car from Florida to California

Ship a Car from Florida to California The process of shipping a car from Florida to California is simple. A lot of people automatically assume that it is difficult to ship a car domestically. While there are a lot of steps that go into the process, it is actually pretty easy. Here is how you can do it too. Just Follow These Simple Steps. It’s Easier Than It Seems. Oftentimes, the reaction to an event determines how we perceive it. Those same rules apply to shipping a car from Florida to California. The distance may be long, but with a…

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Ship a Car from California to Florida

Shipping Car from California to Florida I’m going to teach you how to ship a car from California to Florida without any headaches. It’s not that hard if you follow these steps The thought of shipping a car from the west coast to the east coast may seem stressful for most, but it doesn’t have to be. But don’t make this mistake Some people try and brave it on their own. Don’t do this. You may think you want to drive 2,700 miles, but you don’t. There is no need to put additional wear and tear on your car and…

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How Do You Ship a Car from One State to Another?

Shipping a Car from One State to Another Shipping a car isn’t as hard as it seems. That is of course if you do a little research before trying to do so. A lot of people make this one big mistake They load Google and type, “How do you ship a car from one state to another?” The results page is a mixed bag of goodies, some useful and some not so useful. So, how do you weed through the nonsense? Here’s how You need to consider several important things when you are looking to ship your car domestically in the United States:…

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Heavy Equipment Shipping Rates

What to look for and how to find the best heavy equipment shipping rates thought of shipping a piece of heavy equipment can be stressful if you purchased or are looking to purchase one. Don’t worry, we’re going to make it easy for you There are several things that influence heavy equipment shipping rates. The overall size of the shipment The weight of the shipment The type of vehicle How fast you need something shipped The country or region you are trying to ship to Delivery method Whether the location is on a major shipping route Insurance Fuel prices It…

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Yacht Transport to the Caribbean

Yacht Transport to the Caribbean Transporting a yacht from the U.S. to the Caribbean is a job for a licensed international shipping company, a transporter with a long history in the industry. Hire a shipping company that continues to keep up with the latest transport equipment and current foreign import policies. The companies that provide this reliability prove their success through proof of BBB approval, DOT registration and other pertinent certifications. The import policies enforced by the Caribbean aren’t as strict as some of the laws set by other countries. They have some quality standards set and taxes that must…

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Yacht Transport Quote

Yacht Transport Quote There are many industries and even individuals that seek yacht and boat shipping services on a frequent basis. This is a common practice that is needed all over the globe. Due to the high demand of transport services, they are affordably priced and very time efficient. Just make sure you hire a transport with a great reputation and a long history in the industry. They can prove their dependability by having BBB approval and DOT registration among other certifications available to transporters through state and federal agencies. Once you find a few transporters capable of shipping your…

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Yacht Transport in Hawaii

Yacht Transport in Hawaii The process of shipping a yacht from Hawaii to the states is easy when you hire a professional transport company. As long as you hire a longstanding, reliable transporter with overseas experience you can rest assured that your yacht will be delivered safely. Fortunately, you can tell how dependable a shipping company is by looking for certain qualities. For example, you’ll find positive reviews and ratings about the company online. They will also have state licensing, BBB approval, and DOT registration, among other certifications proving their success and reliability in the transport industry. To find the…

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Yacht Transport in Fort Lauderdale

Yacht Transport in Fort Lauderdale There are many great transport companies familiar with shipping yachts by ground or sea in the Fort Lauderdale area. The key is to find a shipping service familiar with the transport of water vessels and affordable, low cost rates. They should also have BBB approval and DOT registration among other certifications, proving their dependability as a transport company. Contact any transport company with these qualities to ask questions and gather quotes. Don’t forget to ask about their insurance coverage and what it entails. A-1 Auto Transport ships vehicles worldwide. Click here or call 1-800-452-2880 to…

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Yacht Transport from USA to Australia

Yacht Transport from USA to Australia The most dependable and affordable way to ship a yacht from the U.S.A. to Australia is by hiring a licensed transport company with a positive reputation for their international boat shipping services. You can use the web to find the best overseas boat transporters nearest to your yacht. This is the easiest way to find the right company for the job. Look for companies with a long history in the industry and variety of options. They should also have proof of their success through positive reviews and ratings, approval through the BBB, and US…

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Yacht Transport from Florida to California

Yacht Transport from Florida to California Shipping a yacht from Florida to California through ground transportation is handled safest by professionals in the auto transport industry. Considering there are so many individuals, boat enthusiasts, dealers and manufacturers with the need for shipping services, finding a company to transport your yacht across the country is easy. It’s important that you hire a reputable and reliable transporter with experience in yacht transport. Cross nation trips to transport a yacht or water vessel require detailed planning as well as the right equipment and haulers. Longstanding transport specialists should have all the necessary equipment,…

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Yacht Shipping Insurance

Yacht Shipping Insurance The absolute safest and most affordable way to ship a yacht is through a longstanding, experienced transport company. It takes professional assistance to get your yacht transported in successfully. A transport company has everything they need to perform the shipping process of a yacht. This includes the right equipment, tools and haulers. They’ll even protect your yacht further by offering insurance. By state law, all licensed transport companies are required to carry at least the minimum amount of insurance coverage. It’s important that your yacht is protected through insurance during its travels to its new home. Although…

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Yacht Ocean Transport

Yacht Ocean Transport Shipping a yacht from one country to another country is extremely common among licensed international transport companies. There is a lot of planning and detail that goes into the process of a yacht’s overseas delivery. Durable shipping equipment, freight ships, and special tools are needed to assure the safety of your water vessel. It is very important that the shipping company is licensed, certified and experienced. Make sure they are reputable for their international yacht deliveries before you hire them for services. A-1 Auto Transport ships vehicles worldwide. Click here or call 1-800-452-2880 to get a free,…

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Yacht Marine Transport

Yacht Marine Transport Shipping a yacht isn’t easy for someone without the proper gear and equipment. It takes special tools, freight ships and transport technology to ship a yacht safely to another location. Hire a reputable transport company with overseas shipping services and the capability of transporting a yacht. Fortunately, there are many wonderful yacht marine transport companies for you to consider. There are certain attributes that a shipping company should have if you’re going to hire them for yacht marine transport services. By paying close attention to who you hire, you can assure a safe and successful transport. Below,…

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Shipping Yachts Overseas

Shipping Yachts Overseas The act of delivering a yacht overseas isn’t easy without the help of professionals. It takes a lot of planning, equipment, and training to transport any kind of vessel but especially one as large as a yacht. Some yachts exceed over 100ft in length. These mega yachts are much too difficult to transport without a licensed transport company with international shipping experience. Dealerships, manufacturers and yacht enthusiasts all over the world take advantage of shipping services. These services are cost effective and affordable. They’re also the safest way to get a yacht from one place to the…

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Contributing Authors

Joe Webster

Joe WebsterJoe Webster began his journey in the auto transport field by attending the University of Southern California (USC), where he graduated with a Bachelor of Business Marketing. After college, he started his career in the…
 

Amanda Williams

Amanda WilliamsAmanda Williams is a mother, an author, and entrepreneur. Her pastimes include the San Diego Padres, anything and everything Disney related, reading for pleasure, running for fun, family trips to Sea World, the San Diego…
 

Neal Kearney

Neal KearneyGraduating from UCSC with a Bachelor's Degree in history, Neal has been an avid writer since childhood and loves writing about anything from automobiles or motorcycles to surfing. Neal has gotten quite a bit of…
 

Angela Caito

Angela CaitoAngela Caito wants to live in a world where love is prevalent, her children are happy, and her waist stays thin no matter how many Oreos she eats. She loves hiking, sailing, surfing, camping and…
 

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