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A port town, Malie is located on Upolu Island in Samoa. It is also to the north of the Electoral Constituency, or Faipule District of Sagaga Le Usoga, a part of the larger political district of Tuamasaga.
Importing a vehicle to Malie isn’t that challenging, but there are some rules and regulations that must be followed in order to successfully import. Malie is a large port city of in Samoa so delivery is normally on time. It is also important that you hire A1 Auto Transport service for to assist you with transporting your vehicle. They can help you with freight shipping procedures as well as other procedures that may be needed in order to complete your import. Your vehicle will be delivered quickly and on time when you put A1 Auto Transport Service in charge. You will receive a written quote so you can determine how much your total import will cost you. There are fees involved and the shipping rep can go over them with you. Our shipping agent can also assist you with gathering all the necessary documents needed for your import. They can have them submitted to the U.S Customs and Border Protection and also at the Customs Authority of Samoa
A-1 Auto Transport, Inc. ships vehicles worldwide. Click here or call 1-800-518-8708 to get a free, no obligation to buy price quote to ship your car.
Cost of Shipping to Samoa.
The cost of the shipment will depend on your needs. A1 Auto Transport Service will be with you every step of your way so you can feel confident in importing your vehicle. There are shipping methods for you to decide on and you may also be interested in other options such as door-to-port and port-to-port. The door-to-port services is available for those who needs to have their vehicles picked up at work or home and delivered to the nearest port for exporting. You can find out more about importing to Samoa by contacting the Embassy of Samoa in the United States.
Factors to consider.
There are several factors to help determine the cost of shipping to Samoa. You will need to consider all the taxes you need to pay; the VAT, the service taxes of 15%, Customs tax and the excise tax that can vary from nil to 20%. Your shipping agent can help you determine the cost. In order to transport your vehicle, your vehicle will need to be only a right-hand drive vehicle and must be less than twelve years old. You will also need to provide the proper paperwork in order to complete your import. This would include:
- Car title.
- Bill of Lading.
- Registration document.
- Purchase invoice.
- Proof of ownership.
You will also need to know which shipping method you will be choosing for your transport. There is two to choose from:
Roll On/ Roll Off: This type of shipping is the most affordable way to ship your vehicle. It involves your vehicle being driven onto the deck of the ship where it is harnessed into a bay located on the ship. Once it reaches Malie, it is driven off. There are some limits to using this type of transport; no air conditioning gas allowed in your vehicle and the vehicle must be steam cleaned and operational.
Enclosed Container Shipping is another option to choose from. This method of shipping is also the safest way to ship a vehicle. You will have two containers to choose from 20 foot or 40 foot and you are allowed to include all your personal items in with your vehicle.