When you know that you want to have the freedom to explore Aryanah in the comfort of your own car, the next step is to contact an international automobile shipping company. Shipping companies can haul vehicles to the port of departure from just about any location. In just a matter of minutes, a representative of the shipping company can give you a quote and bring you one step closer to Aryanah.
Preparing to Clear Foreign Customs
Everyone that ships a car overseas will have their imported goods inspected by Customs clearance agents. A shipper is restricted from transporting any household items with the vehicle unless it is inside of a container. When the Vehicle arrives, make sure to have payment for any additional costs such as offloading fees and duty tax.
Other Items that Require a Permit to Import
- Agricultural Products
- Luxury Consumer Goods
How a Packing List Should Be Prepared
Shippers that wish to have household items transported to Aryanah with their car will be required to use a container. The shipper must pack their belongings inside of a labeled box, loaded and secured in accordance with customs standards. The make, model and value of the contents in the box must correspond with a legible packing list.
Roll On, Roll Off Shipping
This method of shipping is the most sought after shipping option for a few reasons. This is the least expensive way to get a vehicle transported from the U.S. to Tunisia. The car is prohibited for having any personal items onboard. Shipping companies are not liable for damages done to personal items inside of the car during transportation.
Preparing a Vehicle for RO/RO Transportation
Since the vehicle will be sailing the ocean on top of an open deck, it is crucial to document any damages such as scratches or dents. Check the tire pressure, flat tires or cars missing tires will not be permitted to board the vessel. The best way to make sure your vehicle is ready for overseas shipping is to have it fully inspected and serviced before the ship date. Make sure your insurance policy covers overseas shipping, if it doesn’t, take advantage of the coverage available through the shipping service you hired.
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.