Whenever you are moving to another country, you should find a professional overseas transport company to transport your vehicle for you. Having a car shipped to Iraq from the U.S. isn’t as hard as it could be.
Some countries make it nearly impossible to get your own vehicle past their borders. Iraq only has one strict limitation. Any unarmed vehicle that is older than two years old is prohibited from entering the country. The Embassy of Iraq can fill you in on the current changes in the auto import policy.
Shipping your car to Iraq is easier when you hire seasoned overseas transporters. A lot of people assume that the cost of shipping a vehicle to another country will be too costly for them. This isn’t always true. In fact, auto transport is a cost efficient service made affordable for to most budgets.
Find a transport service nearby your home in the U.S. Make sure they have a good standing for their international shipping services. You may even want to find a company that has experience with shipping cars to Iraq. Gather several quotes and consult with the companies before you hire someone for the shipping process.
What Is Included In the Total Cost of Shipping?
It is hard to give an exact price without knowing some details about the car. There are certain things about the vehicle that will determine the final cost of shipping a car to Iraq. The brand and model of the vehicle are two of the biggest factors, along with the age and condition of the car.
The shipping method you choose to buy also plays a large role in your total. RO/RO transport services are usually a little over a $1,000, whereas container methods can cost well over $5,000. Container shipping is higher in cost because of the extra space you get inside the container along with the car. The extra space can fill with other belongings. This shipping method can be split with another individual to lessen the costs.
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.