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Ship Car To Gambia

🇬🇲 Gambia, (GM)

Ship Car To Gambia
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Car Shipping Gambia

Car Shipping to Gambia from the United States

Shipping A Car To The Gambia

Typical Shipping Prices – How Much Does It Cost?

  • Most shipping cost to The Gambia is between $2,300 to $4,700, though they do fluctuate periodically.
  • Since there is a limited amount of coastline available in the area, shipping is easier at certain times of the year than others.

Cost & Time Examples For Shipping a Car to Gambia

Los Angeles to (California port) to Banjul$350$4,4005+55
Boston, MA to (New York port) to Banjul$400$3,9005+37
Las Vegas, NV to (California port) to Banjul$450$4,4005+55
Portland, OR to (California port) to Banjul$475$4,4006+55
Phoenix, AZ to (California port) to Banjul$550$4,4006+55
Charlotte, NC to (New York port) to Banjul$575$3,9006+37
Chicago, IL to (New York port) to Banjul$675$3,9006+37
Denver, CO to (California port) to Banjul$775$4,4007+55
Miami, FL to (New York port) to Banjul$925$3,9007+37
Houston, TX to (New York port) to Banjul$1,075$3,9007+37

*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.

Shipping a car to Gambia can be a very simple process as long as you know what needs to be taken care of before you make the shipping arrangements. Roadways in Gambia are very rough and not many are modernized and during the rainy season from June through October, many of the roadways will flood and become impassable for motor vehicles. Having a 4-wheel drive is a practical suggestion for those who want to bring their own vehicle into the country for personal usage.

Gambia has one shipping port where vehicles can be imported. The port is in the city of Banjul in West Africa and is accessible by both Ro-Ro Shipping and Container Shipping methods. Your transport agent will be able to discuss with you the best way to ship your vehicle to Gambia. The agent will also direct you on the paperwork you need to fill out prior to shipping, cleaning your personal items out of your vehicle, and anything else you may need to do to prepare your car for shipping.

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Gambia Motor Vehicle Required Regulations

In order to export your car to Gambia, there are a few regulations that the country requires to do so. Those regulations are as follows:

  • Original Bill of Sale must accompany car
  • Left-hand drive vehicles only are allowed in Gambia
  • Import Tax must be paid which varies depending on vehicle value
  • Gambia Government Sales Tax of 10% must be paid
  • 1% Customs Sales Tax must be paid

You will also need to have the Original Certificate of Title to the car and this must include:

  • Model
  • Year
  • Engine Number
  • Chassis Number

For more information on regulations and requirements for shipping your car into Gambia, you can contact the Gambia Embassy in Washington, DC and they can direct you to information that you may need prior to shipping your car.

Required Documents For Shipping A Vehicle To Gambia

When shipping a car to any country internationally, including Gambia, there are documents that you will need to have filled out prior to being able to ship. These are the required documents that you will need to have:

  • Driver’s License
  • Original Bill of Sale
  • Social Security Card
  • Signed Power of Attorney warrant if you will not be with the car at the port of exit
  • Passport
  • Registration card
  • Bill of lading or air waybill (OBL/AWB)
  • Proof of residency or work permit
  • Non-sale certificate

If other paperwork is needed prior to shipping, the transport agent will be able to go over all of that information with you during the consultation for shipping. The transport agent will also be able to go over the port nearest your home to take the car to for shipping as well as the port of entry in Gambia. Before your ship the car you need to make sure you get a finalized quote from the transport company that includes the cost of shipping, container fee is you choose to ship by container, pick-up and delivery fee if they will need to pick-up and drop-off your car for you. The transport agent will also go over the different methods of shipping and the cost of each type.

Methods of Shipping Cars

  • RoRo Shipping - RoRo is the least inexpensive method of shipping your car to Gambia. RoRo ships deliver cars, trucks, vans and other wheeled vehicles. The ships are designed with ramps that vehicles can drive straight onto the ship where they will then be secured for delivery. At the exit port, the vehicle is unsecured and then driven off the ship where it may be picked up at the port and either delivered to your location, or you can pick it up and drive it into Gambia from the port.
  • Container Shipping - Container shipping simply means you can have your car shipped inside of a 20 or 40-foot container on a freight ship. Container shipping takes a little longer than RoRo Shipping because customs will have to inspect the containers. Container Shipping is also slightly more expensive than RoRo Shipping, but for people who may have other household or personal items that they need to ship along with their car, containers are a reliable choice for transportation overseas.

To find out more about the documents you will need prior to shipping your car, and other useful information on shipping and customs regulations when traveling to Gambia, you can contact the U.S. Border and Protection Agency.

Shipping Of Heavy Equipment & Oversized Cargo To Gambia

Transporting heavy equipment or oversized cargo to Gambia from the United States is much too difficult without the help of professional international transporters. You need all kinds of transport equipment, tools, gear, technology, and experience to successfully carry out an overseas transport. That’s why so many hire A1 Auto Transport to help them with their shipping needs.

We’re able to ship all types of heavy equipment and oversized cargo. Throughout our time in the transport industry we have shipped an endless amount of cargo. If you’re wondering if we are capable of shipping your heavy cargo or oversized equipment, we’ve created a brief list of cargo that we can ship that meets this description…

  • Farm Equipment
  • Industrial Equipment
  • Mining Equipment
  • Paving Equipment
  • RVs
  • Yachts
  • Pontoon Boats
  • Backhoes
  • Forklifts
  • Dump Trucks
  • Large Trucks or Heavy Vehicles
  • Cranes
  • Engineering Equipment
  • Agricultural Equipment and more…

Every one of our shipping customers whether they’ve purchased national or international shipping services receives insurance coverage as according to state minimum. Additional insurance packages are available if you wish for the full value of your cargo to be protected during its delivery process through A1.

How Should I Ship My Heavy Equipment or Oversized Cargo to Gambia?

Depending on the type of cargo you’re trying to ship, there are four overseas transport methods offered through A1. Every transport method varies in style and price, so to give you some idea of what each one entails we’ve included a brief description for all four methods.

  • Lift On/Lift Off shipping is an open air service that is highly recommended to those with with large broken down vehicles or with crated heavy equipment. A crane will lift your cargo on to the top of the ship and lift it off once it reaches port.
  • Roll On/Roll Off shipping is the least expensive open air service we have to offer. It is a popular transport method that is only available to those with operable vehicles and equipment, able to roll onto and off of the ship.
  • Container shipping is the safest form of transport and therefore, it is also the most expensive. If your cargo is able to fit inside of a 40ft shipping container, you may be eligible to purchase this overseas shipping method.
  • Flat rack shipping is another open air service yet it provides a little more security than the other open air methods. Your cargo will be secured to a large metal frame before it is placed on the ship. If inclement weather presents a problem, we may shrink wrap your cargo for further protection.

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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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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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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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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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