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Ship Car To Aberdeen

🇬🇧 United Kingdom, (GB)

Ship Car To Aberdeen
🇬🇧 United Kingdom, (GB)

Car Shipping Aberdeen

Aberdeen is the third most populous cities in Scotland. It is also one of the 32 local government council areas as well as the 37th most populous area in the UK. HSBC named the city to be the leading business hub as well as one of the super cities of the UK in terms of economy.

If you are moving to Aberdeen for work, study or personal reasons, it might be a good idea to have your own vehicle imported here. Prior to importing the vehicle into the city, you would need to be aware of the two major laws which govern this particular lawful area:

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Shipping regulations.

It is especially important that the car that you wish to import from the USA meets all of the environmental as well as the safety policies of the United Kingdom. As per the current lawful stipulations, the vehicle needs to be approved pursuant to the Individual Vehicle Approval Scheme. You need to make sure that you have the relevant information because different duties and taxes are imposed through the different UK customs. The car taxes are based on the emissions and the size of the engine as well as the country of registration. There is also an additional Value Added Tax which is payable before the vehicle is shipped from the USA. Nevertheless, there are some exemptions so you need to see if you are placed in the following categories:

  • If you are relocating to Edinburg permanently.
  • If you are actually bringing back a car exported from Scotland.
  • Temporarily import for less than 6 months for Non-European members.

Even though it is better and advisable to hire a reputable international shipping company such as the A1 Auto Transport service, it is recommended that you are aware that a VAT is payable. You can do that by filling in the details in order to see if you can qualify for the tax waivers at the HM Revenue and Customs. In addition, you can complete the vehicle Import Pack to ease up the procedures. This is especially recommended if you intend to bring in a car which is more than 10 years old. The UK and Scotland have certain limitations which are placed over the vehicles which are old and used.

Importing procedures and documents.

There are certain documents for exemptions such as the European Certificate of Conformity as well as a Certificate of Mutual Recognition, provided that the car is driven by hand. It is also important to inform the HM revenue and Customs when you import a car. If you are going to move to Glasgow, you would have to pay VAT if you are eligible for Residence Relief. This is required for cars imported from the US and other Non-European countries. Nevertheless, you would have to meet these conditions if:

  • You are relocating to Scotland.
  • You owned a vehicle for at least 6 months in the US.
  • You intend to use the vehicle for not less than a year.
  • You have bought the car and paid the taxes.
  • You lived outside of the EU for at least a year.

In order to file the tax relief you would have to film a Form C104A and submit it to the Customs and Excise department. You are also going to have to submit proof of identity as an owner, policy of insurance and other documents in relation. It is advisable that you talk with the A1 Auto Transport service in order to pick up the most appropriate method to transport your vehicle to the city of Glasgow or to the Embassy of the UK.

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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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Mylene Rutllant
It’s my number one pick in auto shipping to this day.
★★★★★

Due to the nature of my work, I must relocate every couple of years to where my company needs me. Because of this, I’ve tested several moving and auto transport companies over the years.

And my choice in terms of auto transport has to be A1 Auto Transport. It’s in the name, but also in the quality with which they do their jobs. I’ve never had a problem with this company.

The only time my shipment was delayed was during winter when a snowstorm closed down all the major roads. And they still found an alternative and got my car delivered before roads got unstuck.

When I moved to West Virginia, they picked up my car the very day I called them. I like to think they take special care of me considering all the business I’ve sent them. I’ll continue to support A1 Auto Transport. It’s my number one pick in auto shipping to this day.

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Luis Rodriguez
You have my full support and recommendation!
★★★★★

I considered selling my car when I moved to Washington. It was old and rusty, but I grew attached to it. So, I called a couple companies to transport it to my new home, but they both fell through.

The first one couldn’t decide on a schedule. He would constantly change the pickup date till I got frustrated and canceled. The second was insufferable, very rude on the phone, even worse in person.

They started picking a part my car asking me why I still have it. If that’s their opinion of my vehicle, how can I trust they’ll take care of it? If something happened midway, why wouldn’t they just blame it on the car instead of paying up?

So, I cancelled this company as well and turned to A1 Auto Transport. From the get go, they were very different from my past options. Their website was very professional and up to date, full of useful information. I requested a quote using their online form, and I got an email response within an hour. Surprisingly fast!

If I didn’t know any better, I would’ve thought they were lacking customers, but the email spoke for itself. In just one email, everything I needed to know was there, including a contact number I could use to get more information or confirm the transport.

I called and got things rolling. I was very pleased with the driver. He followed standard procedure and represented his company well. Can’t remember his name, but props to him!

The car arrived in Washington 6 days later in excellent condition. From what I understand, the transport was delayed a bit by a storm, but since the time window was 4-6 days from the beginning, I don’t really care. You have my full support and recommendation!

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Cristine Benoit
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.

After doing some research, I got even more worried reading about all the scams and accidents that can happen. But, I have work to do and couldn’t afford to drive my newly purchased Mini Cooper all the way to Virginia.

Fortunately, I made the right choice with A1 Auto Transport. They are very good at their jobs. I spent more than an hour drilling Joe with various questions, and he never once lost his patience. He saw I was interested, so he bore with me until I was satisfied. The driver was also very courteous and my car was intact on arrival. I couldn’t have asked for more.

By the way, the price we first agreed on stayed the same. There were no delays or unexpected “surprises.” I can safely say this is a legit company that will get the job done.

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David Osallo
We give A1 Auto Transport a big 10 out of 10!
★★★★★

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.

We were abroad during the transport, so the transport was a bit tricky. The driver had to pick it up from storage on short notice and get it to its destination within at most 10 days. I was happy to note it arrived sooner. We got it 3 days early, right when we got home to pick it up. It made getting around way easier. Awesome service!

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