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Kavajë is situated in the Tirana County within Albania. It is centrally located toward the west lowlands region and was once the Kavajë District.
You can find it bordering Durres to the north, to the east is Tirana, to the south, Rrogozhine, and to the west, Adriatic Sea.
If you are moving to Kavajë on a permanent basis or if you want to come here for work or school, you may want to bring your own vehicle with you for personal convenience. Since the country has withdrawn from communism over the last few years, the city has started to develop at a rapid speed. When you ship a vehicle to Albania, you have to follow the rules and regulations and paperwork needs to be filled out completely. You will need the assistance of A1 Auto Transport Service to assist you with this process. You will also be responsible for paying customs fees before your vehicle is delivered. Because regulations continue to change, it’s always a good idea to check with the Albanian Consulate for an update on rules and regulations.
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Car Shipping Procedure.
You will need to expect plenty of paperwork and be prepared to pay duty in advance. You will need to be prepared for additional taxes, if applicable. Some of the essential documents are:
- Proof of insurance.
- Proof of vehicle ownership.
- Registration documents and clear title deed.
- Documents to verify your vehicle purchase.
- Bill of Lading.
You can look up the details at the Albania Customs Authority website when filling out the paperwork in order to stay updated on the laws and regulations of importing. You will need to remember that the banks are closed on Saturday’s and Sunday’s so ensured that all payments are covered before that.
Methods of Shipping.
There are two ways to ship your vehicle over to Albania from the United States. You can choose to Roll On/ Roll Off or container shipping. For the Roll On/ Roll off method, your vehicle will need to be completely cleaned out. You will need to leave out all air conditioning gasses. You will only be able to leave the floor mats, a car jack, and a spare tire inside the vehicle when shipping RORO method. If you don’t steam clean your vehicle, it may be quarantined and additional money may be charged to your account. If you choose a container shipping method, you will be able to ship in a 20 foot or 40-foot container. The container is perfect for vehicles that are more expensive because the container can be secured and locked during transport. It doesn’t matter what shipping method you choose, they will both be accepted in Albania.
Keep in mind that there are several factors that go into shipping a vehicle from the port in the United States to the port in Albania. Once your vehicle reaches the port in Albania, your vehicle will be cleared by the Albania Customs before you get to pick it up. You will need to make sure that all rules and regulations are followed and you have successfully signed all documents needed. You can contact the consult in the United States Embassy in Albania.
Ship your Vehicle to Albania.
When planning your shipping date, you should consider the weather conditions first. You will want to avoid shipping your vehicle to Albania during the winter time because it is very cold, wet and cloudy during this time. Shipping a vehicle during this time of year will most likely cause delays. Kavajë is located close to the port so you will be able to ship it there with ease. There are other times during the year that your vehicle may be delayed but for the most part, it will work on schedule.