The city of Budva is located in Montenegro on the coast of the Adriatic Sea. With only fourteen thousand people living there, it is the center of the Budva Municipality. Budva is surrounded by the coast as well as the Budva Riviera.
It is a popular place to visit and is known for its sandy beaches and nightlife. It also houses a preserved medieval walled city that is still intact today. Known as one of the oldest settlements located on the Adriatic Coast, Budva still entices visitors all over the world.
If your plans to stay in Budva for an extended period of time, you will want to drive around in your own vehicle and it is possible to do just that with the right amount of paperwork, follow the rules and regulations, and pay the taxes and duties of shipment. You will need to hire a professional auto transport company like A1 Auto Transport services to assist you.
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Auto import methods.
To ship a vehicle over, you will need to determine which method of shipping works best for you; Roll On/ Roll Off or Container shipping. If you only have a certain amount of money to spend on shipping, Roll-On/Roll-Off may be the answer for you. The freight shipping charges are determined by how many people are shipping vehicles when you are so the charges are divided. There are a few rules and regulations to follow with this method of shipping- no personal items can be left inside the vehicle. You cannot leave any air conditioning gas in the air conditioning unit either.
With this shipping method, your vehicle will be harnessed onto the deck of the ship and then driven off once it reaches one of the ports in Montenegro namely, the Port of Bar, Port of Kotor, or Port of Zelenika. These are the three main ports for shipping into this country. In order to import here, you will need to hire A1 Auto Transport Service to assist you with this type of import. With RORO, you will also need to leave about 1/4 tank of gas in the tank, floor mats, spare tire, and an extra key as well. You cannot have any anti-theft alarms working during transport.
If you choose container shipping, this method will be more expensive because it offers better protection and safety. If you want to ship some personal belongings with your vehicle when you plan to move to Montenegro, this is the best way. You can decide between two sizes; 20 and 40 foot containers. Both sizes are large enough to house your vehicle and personal belongings too.
Documentation needed for import.
Before you get started, you need to find out the rules and regulations and submit your request to Consulate of Montenegro located in the United States. This is where A1 Auto Transport Service will be able to help you. With A1 Auto Transport Service agents, you will receive a free quote before your shipment is scheduled so you will know. The standard VAT rate is 19% in Montenegro and this became effective July 1, 2013. You may qualify for reduced rates of 7% or even 0%. Before you begin the paperwork, you will need to obtain the following documentation:
- Proof of ownership of the vehicle – like your passport or driving license.
- All paid tax receipts.
- Car Insurance.
- Work Visa.
- Proof of Authorization for Residency.
- The title of the vehicle.
It is also very important that you know that your presence will be required to pick up your vehicle at the port you have it shipped to. The vehicle will need to clear the U.S. Customs before it can be shipped to Montenegro Customs. Your vehicle will be in good hands with A1 Auto Transport Service. They will be with you every step of the way.
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