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Import Vehicle into USA from Spain

Import Vehicle into USA from Spain

A-1 auto transport has been offering automotive shipping services for clients from all 50 states of USA for the last two decades. We offer vehicle shipping services including local and international shipping for vehicles of all shapes and sizes. Under international car shipping services, we offer shipping your car from overseas lands into any corner of the United States. We have expanded the locations we ship vehicles from and now offer services for clients that wish to import vehicle into USA from Spain.

importing automobiles into the USA from Spain stress free for over 30 years

The largest country in Southern Europe is a major car exporting country, especially for exotic vehicles. We have affiliations with major auto assembly companies in Madrid, Barcelona, Sevilla, Malaga, Valencia, Vigo, and Bilbao. We work through the major ports in the United States to import your vehicle.

A-1 Auto Transport ships vehicles worldwide. Click here or call 1-800-518-8708 to get a free, no obligation to buy price quote to ship your car.

How we Import Vehicle into USA from Spain

  1. Identify Location

Our personnel work hand in hand to understand what we are working with. This mostly involves working out the particulars of where the vehicle is being shipped from. First thing we look at is the city where the vehicle is. This is important in deciding which port is most convenient for shipping the vehicle from.  Normally, the closest and cheapest port is the most convenient. From there, arrangements are made to transport the vehicle to that specific port. The client can let us handle that process, or make private arrangements. Understanding the location is an integral factor as it determines the vehicle transportation method from the warehouse to the major ports in Spain for export.

  1. Delivery Method

There are two delivery methods available to our clients under the import vehicle into USA from Spain services. The client can choose to have the vehicle delivered to an exact address. This is known as the door – door delivery service. The client also has the option of choosing the pick-up-point option, in which the vehicle is delivered to a particular drop off terminal. The two differ in cost thanks to different factors. In most cases, the door – door delivery proves to be more expensive especially if the address is quite a distance from the particular port the vehicle landed in. The terminal – terminal delivery, on the other hand, may or may not be cheaper, thanks to particular factors. A client can choose to have the destination port as the terminal from which the vehicle will be picked. This cuts on costs a great deal. If not, we shall advise on the closest drop off point for the client to pick the vehicle from. Here, however, parking and security fees may come in place if the vehicle stays for a while before being picked up.

  1. Quotation

The overall financial implication of the import service is estimated using our comprehensive Cost calculator. Getting exact quotes for importing vehicle into USA from Spain is quite tricky thanks to miss-quoted figures and sometimes inevitable transit troubles. However, the quotation aims at giving the most accurate estimate. The final figure depends on the distance covered during the entire shipping process, the customs, duties, and freight charges together with the size, weight and make of the vehicle. Have a look at our comprehensive article on the main guide to what dictates the quote.

  1. Documentation

There are several documentation to be taken care of as dictated by the Spanish Government. These include export and customs documents together with shipper declaration forms. Moreover, every vehicle must come with it a car hauler inspection report to ensure it arrives in the same condition it left the Spanish port. Further documentation includes import papers for when the vehicle reaches the US port. We are affiliated with the American Association of Port Authorities, which keeps statistics for ports in Canada, the U.S, Latin America and the Caribbean. These statistics aid us in knowing the requirements needed to successfully import vehicle into USA from Spain.

  1. Shipping

After the paper work is done, the vehicle is then shipped under the type of shipment dictated by the shipping plan. When in transit, it is under insurance protection taken up by our auto transport company. In the event of any damage to your vehicle, be rest assured it is covered under the freight insurance policy.

  1. Delivery

Once the vehicle arrives at the US port, it is cleared by the port authorities and then delivered to the client under the terms of the arrangements. A post- shipping inspection is done and compared with the car hauler inspection report carried out before the shipping. Any variations are sorted out to ensure client satisfaction.

Joe Webster

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.

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