This is How Safe Is It to Use RO/RO Services for Shipping My Vehicle to Israel?
It’s no surprise that anyone interested in shipping their car to the country of Israel would want the utmost protection at the most affordable price. The most efficient way to do this is through the Internet by looking up the transport companies near you that are capable of international shipping.
They should uphold a great reputation. You can tell by reading reviews and finding ratings for the transporters you’re interested in online.
Although container shipping services are normally recommended to those shipping a vehicle for a longer distance than most, it is perfectly safe to use open air shipping methods. Open air shipping or RO/RO transport is frequently used by businesses and individuals shipping multiple vehicles at once. It is also popular among anyone shipping within a closer proximity of the U.S.
Facts about RO/RO Transport.
- It is the cheapest, most cost efficient way to ship a vehicle to Israel.
- This is an open air shipping service meaning that the car is secured on top of a flatbed, exposed to outdoor elements.
- This shipping method, as well as all other shipping services, is protected by free insurance coverage.
- Vehicle manufacturers and dealerships use open air services to ship inventory all the time. They are habitual customers that tend to ship out multiple vehicles to a place at one time. RO/RO is the only way to ship more than one vehicle to a country at once.
- RO/RO transport is not accepted by all seaports. The Embassy of Israel can explain the import laws and restrictions to you over the phone.
- The car mustn’t have any items in it by the time the shipping date arrives. As a safety measure and way to cut costs, only the car jack, spare tire and floor mats should remain behind.
Written By:Joe Webster
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.