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Shipping A Car Overseas: The Value Of Experience

Published by Joe Webster.

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The Value Of Experience

Shipping a car to another country is a big undertaking and it can be very costly if you don’t fully understand all the guidelines, requirements and regulations involved. The last thing you want to deal with when transporting a vehicle to another country are unnecessary delays or hold ups, especially if it means additional costs. This is precisely why experience counts when you’re looking for a company to ship your car internationally.

For more than 25 years we’ve moved vehicles overseas for a wide range of clients and events: military, travelers, international vacations, car & motorcycle shows, collectors, businesses & organizations, auto dealers, antique car owners, luxury & exotic car owners, racing events and more. Here are the two primary methods of shipping a car to another country:

RoRo Car Transport - RORO, or roll-on, roll-off car shipping is the most common way to transport a car to another country. The vehicle is driven onto a ship that is specially designed to safely secure them for the voyage to the destination port, either for direct pick up or to be delivered to their final destination by Overland auto shipping. Most cars that are shipped using the RoRo method must be in running condition, though special arrangements can be made for classic, antique or inoperable cars.

Container Shipping - Container transport can sometimes be a more cost effective way to have a car shipped by boat, particularly if you need to have personal items or household goods shipped as well. If you’re shipping multiple vehicles overseas, containerized transport can also be a great way to save money by transporting more than one vehicle in a single container.

To inquire about air freight options or for general questions, call us at the number at the top of the page! Get a FREE overseas auto shipping estimate in minutes by using the online form to the right! No obligation required!

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What Affects The Cost Of Overseas Vehicle Transport?

  • Shipping distance - Like standard auto shipping, distance is one of the primary cost factors in transporting a car overseas. For example, having a car shipped from the U.S. to a country in Central or South America will generally be cheaper than having a car shipped to Australia.
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  • Overland shipping - You can save money by arranging for pick up of your vehicle at the shipping port or you can have it delivered from the port to a specific location for an additional fee.
  • Import taxes - Taxes can add a lot to the cost of importing a vehicle to another country so it’s important that an auto shipper is familiar with the value added tax that applies in different countries. In some cases, the value added tax can be more than 20% of the value of the vehicle an important fact to know before you make shipping arrangements!
  • Storage - The cost of storage is minimal when shipping a car internationally, but it is dependent on how long you need it stored. This cost of storage varies from country to country, but our international partners offer excellent storage facilities at highly discounted prices for clients that use our services for country to country auto transport.

Have questions you need to be answered by an overseas car shipping expert? Call us today or use the FREE price quote tool to get an international car transport estimate sent directly to your inbox! All price quotes are given in real time by a Certified overseas car shipping agent!

Overseas Auto Shipping Resources

Driving Guides By Country - A country by country guide to driving from the Automobile Association, a British resource that provides a list of basic information about licensing and driving in European countries.

Tariff & Tax Information By Country - From a list of specific duties and tariffs for each country, as well as links to resources for further information and customs offices.

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Joe Webster always knew the auto transport industry would be a great career option. And with decades of experience, Joe is now an established consultant for A1 Auto Transport.

Joe was born in Santa Cruz, California. During high school, Joe worked as a mechanic; a job continued to work part-time during his bachelor's degree.

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I can safely say this is a legit company that will get the job done.

There are a lot of options for auto transport these days, which surprisingly makes it harder to find a good company. I received more than 10 offers to ship my car, but I couldn’t decide on any of them... Fortunately, I made the right choice with A1 Auto Transport.

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We give A1 Auto Transport a big 10 out of 10! We chose them to move our car from California to Vermont, since we needed professionals.

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

CSI Logistics
435 Division Street
Elizabeth, NJ 07201
FMC 22206
Intl Cargo
45 Campus Drive
Edison, NJ 08837
NO. 17858N
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
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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