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Exporting a Vehicle from the USA to France
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How to Export a Vehicle from the USA to France?

There are many risks and challenges involved in the transportation of a car from the USA to France. This is why most automobile owners, dealers and manufacturers go through a licensed and reputable overseas transport company to get their cars and vehicles shipped from state to state or nation to nation. Professional transport companies will have all the training, equipment and knowledge needed to guarantee a safe, successful shipping process.

Your car must meet their restrictions of France before it is given permission to enter the country through the Customs Department. The professionals that work for your transport company will be of great assistance during the process of preparing for the shipping date. They’ll be informative and guide you through it all. It is also suggested that you call the Embassy of France to ask about the import regulations and Value Added Tax (VAT) rates. VAT rates can change at any time, but are currently around 20% for any car entering the country. Other taxes may also apply to your vehicle’s arrival to France.

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Favored Overseas Car Shipping Methods

Roll On/Roll Off shipping is an open air method and the cheapest, most cost effective form of overseas auto shipping. Your car must be cautiously prepped and completely empty before it is picked up by the transporter on the scheduled date. The car will be left susceptible to poor weather and other outdoor elements during its journey. This lack of protection is rarely a concern especially since every U.S. state sets minimum insurance requirements for licensed transport companies.

Enclosed shipping methods such as container shipping are also favored among frequent car shipping customers. Container shipping is a great option for any shipping customer with the desire to provide their vehicle with the ultimate protection against outside elements. Although this method of overseas transport is a bit more costly than the RO/RO method, it is the safest. This enclosed shipping method for your vehicle includes your choice of shipping container size. If you choose a container larger than the vehicle itself, you can fill the remaining space with other belongings permitted into the country. The empty space within your vehicle may also contain household goods.

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Joe 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 auto transport industry from the bottom up and has done virtually every job there is to do at A-1 Auto Transport, including but not limited to: Truck Driver, Dispatch, Sales, PR, Bookkeeping, Transport Planner, Transport Manager, International Transport Manager, Brokering, Customer Service, and Marketing. Working with his mentor Tony Taylor, Joe Webster has learned the ins and outs of this industry which is largely misunderstood. 

With over 30 years experience in the industry, we've been helping people ship their vehicles, motorcycles, RV's, heavy equipment, household goods and more across the country or overseas without a hitch. Ask us anything.

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A-1 Auto Transport is a disclosed agent for the following shipping companies:

Trans Global Auto Logistics, Inc.
3401 E Randol Mill Rd
Arlington, TX 76011
NO. 018191NF
CFR Rinkens
15501 Texaco Avenue
Paramount, CA 90723
NO. 013055NF
ABC Worldwide LLC
2840 NW 2nd Ave #105
Boca Raton, FL 33431
NO. 025472F
CSI Logistics
435 Division Street
Elizabeth, NJ 07201
FMC 22206
Intl Cargo
45 Campus drive
Edison, NJ 08837
NO. 17858N
ShipYourCarNow LLC
1160 South Rogers Circle Suite 1
Boca Raton, FL 33487
NO. 025646
Merco Air & Ocean Cargo, Inc.
6 Fir Way
Cooper City, FL 33026
NO. 021869F
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