There are a few ways to have a car safely transported to another country. International transports are nearly impossible to carry out without hiring professionals to help. You need a freight ship, shipping equipment, and trained employees.
Understanding foreign import policies are also very helpful. A reputable international transport company will have everything necessary to ship a car to Iceland safely.
The greatest thing about professional transport services is the fact that they are cost effective and reasonably priced. The low rates make it easy for nearly anyone to take advantage of them, regardless of their budget. It’s the import duties that make the shipping process more expensive. Every country has the ability to change their tax rates as necessary. Call the Embassy of Iceland to ask about the tax rates and import laws for vehicles.
Least Expensive Shipping Services.
In some circumstances, it isn’t wise to go with the least expensive service, but when it comes to shipping services, there are some wonderful options that can help you save a little. One of the shipping services used the most is the RO/RO method. This form of auto transport secures the vehicles aboard a freight ship for their journey. Although the cars are left in the open, accidents are rarely a concern.
Nearly all transport companies protect their customers’ vehicles with free insurance coverage. They may also offer satellite tracking for free along with the purchase of shipping services. You never know what services you might come across. It all depends on the transporter you choose to trust the transport of the car with.
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.