Jabor is a town located in Jaluit Atoll in the Marshall Islands and it is a hub for both commercial as well as sports fishing. Regardless of your particular reasons for staying, you would be better off if you had your own personal vehicle.
However, you have to be aware that the proximity to the sea is going to require higher maintenance. Thus, consider the associated costs.
Furthermore, there are a lot of different advantages to importing your car but it’s definitely a tedious process. That’s why you can rely on the A1 Auto Transport in order to get you through it without any hassle as they have over two decades worth of experience.
It is very important to stay properly updated on the requirements to Jabor. This could be discussed with the representatives of the A1 Auto Transport service or you can contact the Marshall Islands’ Embassy for further information. You are going to need:
- Passport and license.
- Car title free of liens.
- Bill of Lading.
- Purchase Invoice.
- Insurance policy.
- Proof of work or a residency visa.
There are a lot of different taxes and duties that you’d have to consider and it’s important to know that the overall condition of the roads isn’t that good and you should be very careful. You have to have the vehicle licensed and its weight is going to determine the charge. The average fee is about $35 for regular cars.
Once you license it you are going to get an inspection sticker and the fees for that include the fee for the sticker. You are also required to get liability insurance and the cost for the minimum coverage is about $200. You would have to have a local driver’s license which is obtained for $20 and you would have to present your current license. There is no test.
The best way for you to go is through RORO or container shipping – they are the cheapest. RORO requires you to drive your car on a ship in USA and it’s fastened on the deck. It’s then driven off at the port of the city and you wouldn’t be allowed to ship any other items with it. If you want to transport other household goods you are better off with container shipping. It might be a bit more expensive but your car is going to be safely stored within a private container and it’s going to be protected from the elements. Furthermore, you can fill in the container with other personal belongings which is going to provide you with a lot of value. You can also split the container with someone else if you want to reduce the cost of the entire process.
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.