Shipping A Car To Bosnia
Typical Shipping Prices – How Much Does It Cost?
- Car shipping rates from the United States to Bosnia start around $1,500 for most vehicles and go up to $4,500 or more for larger vehicles.
- As with other countries on the Balkan peninsula, it’s more cost-effective to ship from the East Coast of the U.S.
Cost & Time Examples For Shipping a Car to Bosnia
|San Jose, CA to (California port) to Sarajevo||$200||$3,700||5+36 days|
|Los Angeles to (California port) to Sarajevo||$350||$3,700||5+36 days|
|Boston, MA to (New York port) to Tuzla||$400||$3,100||5+23 days|
|Phoenix, AZ to (California port) to Tuzla||$550||$4,000||6+36 days|
|Detroit, MI to (New York port) to Sarajevo||$575||$2,800||6+23 days|
|Chicago, IL to (New York port) to Tuzla||$675||$3,100||6+23 days|
|Atlanta, GA to (New York port) to Sarajevo||$700||$2,800||6+23 days|
|Denver, CO to (California port) to Sarajevo||$775||$3,700||7+36 days|
|Miami, FL to (New York port) to Sarajevo||$925||$2,800||7+23 days|
|Dallas, TX to (California port) to Tuzla||$1,025||$4,000||7+36 days|
*Prices and times are estimated. They can vary depending on the season and the type of vehicle.
*Save the ground transport cost by delivering the vehicle to the nearest port.
*Allow an additional 10 days to process the documents.
*Prices are for 1 car in a dedicated 20ft container. This is the safest and most reliable way to transport a vehicle internationally. Other items may be included in the container to help save you money when moving.
*Using the RoRo (roll on, roll off) method is less expensive and shipments can be completed in fewer days. Contact us now for a free RoRo quote.
Before shipping/exporting a vehicle to Bosnia, you will need to prepare your vehicle so you can ship a clean empty vehicle from one port to another. A vehicle inspection is performed before loading and before you are allowed to claim it again across the seas. Have all antennas removed or retracted. IF you have any CD, cassette decks, electronic devices that are not mounted or installed into the car, you will need to remove them for the trip. No gate or garage door openers allowed or no toll passes are to be left on the mirror or windshield. The only items allowed in your vehicle include vehicle items, a car tire jack, and a spare tire. Remove all luggage, bike, or ski racks that are not permanent. No car, tire, or grill covers allowed during transport. You can find out more about shipping your vehicles to ensure that it reaches the new destination in Bosnia safely.
Popular Shipping Destinations
Other Types Of Vehicles We Transport To Bosnia And Herzegovina
Shipping your Car Overseas From The United States
When moving your vehicle internationally, a ship is probably the easiest and most convenient way, however, it can be very expensive and must be complete with paperwork before it will be allowed to leave port. Even one incomplete paper could mean that you don’t leave on time. There are customs regulations as well as duty rates when you ship a car to Bosnia.
Ports in Bosnia
There are a few choices to make in ports to Bosnia. Main ports in Bosnia include Banja Luka, Tuzla, Mostar, and Zenica.
Required Documents For Shipping A Vehicle To Bosnia
In order to ship your car to Bosnia, you will need the following documents:
- Certificate of Registration.
- License of ownership.
- 21% daily rate due when paperwork is verified.
While shipping your vehicle, you need to have the required documents for Bosnia, you will need to be present during the customs clearance inspection. All used vehicle owners are exempt from duty import if you have owned and driven your vehicle for a minimum of six months.
You will have two shipping options when it comes to shipping/exporting a vehicle to Bosnia including Roll on/ Roll off and container shipping. Once your vehicle has passed inspection before boarding, you will be able to choose which shipping method you prepare.
#1- Roll on/ Roll off - It is accomplished by rolling or driving the vehicle onto the ship where it will be fastened down to the deck during transport. This method is the most cost-effective. However, it leaves your vehicle exposed to any weather condition which may or may not be of importance.
#2-Container shipping- It is more expensive but may be more cost effective if you have an antique or exotic car that cannot be exposed to weather conditions. Containers are available to store your car in while traveling internationally. Once your vehicle passes inspection, it will be your responsibility to hire someone to hoist your car up to the container assigned and then secure the vehicle inside the container so it won’t roll around or come out of the container.
Car arrival in Bosnia
When the car arrives in Bosnia, there are various procedures to complete and taxes to be paid to ensure safe entry into the new country. You will be required to:
- Pay appropriate import taxes and duties
- Put in the application for identification plate registration from the Bosnian government
- Try to get all the important information about Bosnia’s driving rules and instruction
You can contact the related US embassy in Bosnia to get assistance on importing your vehicle.
Shipping Of Heavy Equipment & Oversized Cargo To Bosnia
It’s much too hard to ship off heavy equipment or oversized cargo to foreign lands. Having to comply with foreign policies or even having access to the proper transport equipment and haulers will prove to be out of reach for most. That’s why so many rely on skilled, experienced transporters for their help. At A1 Auto Transport, we’ve been shipping heavy and large cargo all over the world for decades. We have what it takes to oversee a successful delivery process every time.
There is no limit to the type of heavy equipment and oversized cargo we’re able to ship outside of the U.S. So, if you need to ship a crane to Bosnia, don’t worry. We can handle it. Since heavy equipment and oversized cargo are more difficult to transport, expect shipping services to cost slightly more than they would for anything of lesser size and weight. To give you some insight as to what types of equipment and cargo we consider to be heavy or oversized, below is a list of examples.
- Pontoon Boats and Yachts
- Air Drills
- Cold Planers
- Log Loaders
- Skid Steer Loaders
- Asphalt Pavers
- Boom Lifts
- Crawler Loaders
- Heavy or Large Trucks
- Motor Graders
- Scissor Lifts
- Trenchers and more…
As you can see, we can ship basically any type of industrial, agricultural, mining, paving, or construction equipment. Just call in and tell us what you need to ship and we will help you from there.
Different Shipping Methods to Consider
A1 offers several shipping methods to those shipping large or heavy cargo internationally. The methods obtainable to you will greatly depend on what type of equipment or cargo you have to ship to Bosnia. Fortunately, our transport technicians will help you with your options. They’ll give you insight of what each one entails as well as which one is best for you according to your cargo and circumstances. Since each shipping method is priced differently, we will even try our best to work within your budget. Here are the methods of shipping we have to offer anyone transporting heavy cargo outside of the United States…
- Flat Rack Shipping
- Container Shipping
- Roll On/Roll Off Shipping
- Lift On/Lift Off Shipping
Three of the services we offer are open air shipping methods. Although your cargo may not be protected from outside elements during its transport, we do add on insurance protection to each of our customers’ shipping service packages.
Related Information & FAQs.
- Ship a car from the USA to Bosnia through reliable transport services
- Why it's best to buy shipping services to get a car to Bosnia
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.